Important Links and Resources
Are you looking for a movie to watch online, or interested in a website to explore?
Check out the following resources to further your knowledge and understanding of topics related to our course.
UNIT 1 - Characteristics of Living Things
Introduction to the Characteristics of Life
Characteristics of Living Things - BBC
Check out the following links to practice classifying the different characteristics of living things:
Brain Pop - A GREAT resource for all kinds of subjects... very FUN!
UNIT 2 - Microscopes
History and parts of a Microscope
Exploratorium Microscope Imaging Station
Parts of a Microscope
Human body under a microscope
Extreme magnifications of various insects, parasites, and cells
The world's most powerful microscope
The invisible world
Unit 3 - Levels of Organization
Levels of Organization Review
Levels of Organization - Advanced
Human Cheek Cells
Unit 4 - Cell Biology
What is Bacteria?
What is a Virus?
Germs Movie, Bacteria and Viruses
Unit 5 - Six Kingdoms of Living Things
Why do Plants Have Purple Leaves?
6 Kingdoms of Classification
6 Kingdoms of Living Things - Summary
6 Kingdoms Jeopardy Review Game
Unit 6 - Kingdom Plantae
Osmosis and Diffusion
Plants Rock Song
Vascular vs. Non-vascular Plants
UNIT 7 - BODY SYSTEMS
What is an atom?
What is a molecule?
Unit 8 - Human Organ Systems
National Geographic - Incredible Human Machine
Episode 1 - Integumentary System
Episode 2 - Nervous System
Episode 3 - Respiratory System
Episode 4 - Circulatory System
Episode 5 - Digestive System
Episode 6 - Muscular System
Episode 7 - Skeletal System
Episode 8 - Reproductive System
Episode 9 - Human Brain
A Woman's life in Bangladesh
Climate Change in Bangladesh
HALLOWEEN SUGAR LESSONS -
The Effects of Soda and Sugar on Your Body
Halloween Candy Buy Back
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Martin Luther King Jr. -
"Our Friend Martin" - An Animated Classic!
I Celebrate MLK! - A fun song/video
"I Have a Dream" Speech - Animated
Shadow of Hate - Extended Trailer
Gandhi - Extended Trailer
Gandhi - Full Movie
HAPPY BIRTHDAY Cesar Chavez -
Fingers to the Bone: Child Farmworkers in the United States
Children of the Fields
- The End of Easter Island - National Geographic describing the end of the civilization
- Tragedy of the Commons - Animated short film
- Tragedy of the Commons - Video providing a simple explanation
- The Story of Stuff Project - Entertaining video clips explaining how "stuff" is made, created, and where it goes once you are ready to throw your "stuff" away
- The 4 R's Video and "Doing the Rot Thing"
- Global Warming and the Greenhouse Effect
- Going Vegetarian in the Bay Area
- Taking Back our Trash - A Film About Trash
- An Incredible Way to Reuse a Water Bottle! - Philippines
- Save the Trees - Clear Cutting Videos
- What the (Bleep) is the Green Economy?
- The Majestic Plastic Bag - A Mockumentary
- A Plastic State of Mind - Music video parody
- Plastic Bags and the Marine Environment
- The Great Pacific Garbage Patch
- Global Footprint Network - Calculate your family's ecological footprint, your country's, and the world's
- Appliance Energy Usage - Determine the energy use of your appliances
- Water Use Calculator - Calculate your family's water usage
- Power House - Online game about home energy use
- What Would It Look Like? - Explains the state of the world today, and discusses the importance of a new way of thinking.
- How it's Made - From Tree to Paper
- Life Cycle Analysis Example Drawing of a Newspaper
Films available on Netflix.com to watch instantly:
- No Impact Man
- Big Ideas for a Small Planet
- The Age of Stupid
- A Crude Awakening: The Oil Crash
- The Ecological Footprint
Food - You Are What you Eat
- The Truck Farm
- Strauss Family Creamery Organic Farm
- Fully Belly Farm
- The People's Grocery of West Oakland
- Connection to the Land
- A Threat to Living Communities
- A Kid's Thoughts on Food Today
- Food, Inc.
- What's on Your Plate?
- Food Matters
- The Future of Food
- King Corn
National Geographic Global Climate Change