Wednesday, November 11, 2009

How to make "safe" video links from youtube.

When you find an educational video clip ("url") you would like to use. Typically from youtube.

Try this website: convert your clip to a "safe" link.

Simply copy & paste the "url" in safeshare & it will create a NEW link for you to use.

Frontline - Poisoned Waters than three decades after the Clean Water Act, iconic American waterways like the Chesapeake Bay and Puget Sound are in perilous condition and facing new sources of contamination.
With polluted runoff still flowing in from industry, agriculture and massive suburban development, scientists note that many new pollutants and toxins from modern everyday life are already being found in the drinking water of millions of people across the country and pose a threat to fish, wildlife and, potentially, human health. (more »)

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Botany of Desire

Some of you may have already discovered this...PBS has a new special streaming free online. The program is entitled "Botany of Desire". It is based on the book written by Michael Pollan and is all about genetically engineered foods. This video is a perfect way to stimulate class discussion on genetics and evolution.

If you have time, check it out: