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A hugely exciting sport video with many uses. Supports: textbooks Science forces (6E) Note: this kind of video can be used in many situations. Makes a list of 10 things you can use it for, for example, 1 gravity, 2 wind resistance, 3 nylon material, 4 ABS material (helmet), 5... the list is endless. Movies are very versatile. Use this video when teaching all of those topics and more. Make sure you have 5 or more questions prepared so that videos are not passive watching. Playing time: 2 min


Why do kiteboarders need science? A very graceful and exciting sport video with many uses. Supports: textbooks Science forces in action (6E) and Flight including friction (4E) Note: this kind of video can be used in many situations and not just science but also sport and geography. Playing time: 5 min

What is the problem of living by the beach? Seaside towns are long and thin as people want to have a sea view. But what happens in storms? Supports: textbook The Coast Book Playing time: 4 min

Amazing nature: windows in the desert Weathering has removed soft rock faster than hard rock leaving amazing windows in this desert cliff. Supports: textbook Science 3D rocks and soils; Geography river Playing time: 4 min

Why do we make our beaches so ugly? Groynes are found on many beaches, but why are they necessary, and why are they in some places and not others. Supports: textbook The Coast Book Playing time: 4 min

The largest Roman fort north of the Alps This is a famous fortress built by the Romans on the south coast of England. It was so large that it dwarfs the castle built inside it in later years. Supports: textbook Ancient Rome, Romans in Britain Playing time: 5 min

Stone Age burial chamber This is a famous long barrow on the Berkshire Downs. The inspirational aerial view helps to set the barrow in its correct landscape context. Supports: textbook Stone Age Playing time: 3 min

Origin of markets A really valuable ground and air view with diagrams to show how a market developed close to a river bridging point. Supports: textbooks Where we live (settlement): Saxons, Vikings, Tudors. This is a classic video to support both history (saxons/vikings/medieval/tudors) as well as geography settlement. Note: the second part of this video has music but no voice-over to give an opportunity to look at the buildings carefully. Playing time: 3 min

Cheetah One of the 5 big cats. Supports: textbooks 'Safari' and also Science Habitats. Use it also for food chains, savanna climate, camouflage, and more. Playing time: 1 min

Rhinoceros The second-largest land mammal. Supports: textbooks 'Safari' and also Science Habitats and endangered animals Playing time: 1 min

Tarantula A very large spider. Supports: textbooks Science Habitats Playing time: 1 min

Dung beetle A very large beetle that lays eggs inside dung balls. Supports: textbooks Science Habitats Playing time: 3 min

Puffin A stocky sea bird with a bright beak. Supports: textbooks Science Habitats Playing time: 1 min

Elephant The world's largest land animal. Supports: textbooks Science Habitats Playing time: 3 min

Lion The heaviest of the big cats. Supports: textbooks Science Habitats Playing time: 3 min

19th century country cooking Cooking in an open fire. Supports: textbooks Victorian times American frontier Playing time: 5 min

Snowdon glacial features The main cwms/corries and aretes as seen from Snowdon summit. Supports: textbook Mountain Playing time: 3 min

Iceland's splitting continent The fissure marking the edge of the American and European crustal plates. Supports: textbook Mountain Playing time: 3 min

Greenland ice sheet An aerial view of Greenland to see ice sheets, valley glaciers and more. Supports: textbook Mountain; Weather (cloud types) Playing time: 3 min

Dinosaur NP The amazing finds at Dinosaur National Park. Supports: textbook Dinosaur; Fossils; Evolution Playing time: 3 min