These brief video segments can be used alone or in combination, to introduce a topic or to spark discussion among your students. The video segments can be adapted for any grade level. Stream the video segments from the playlist below, or scroll to the bottom of the page to find downloadable QuickTime versions of the videos. These videos are also used in the lesson plan Springs of Life (grades 5-8).
Excerpts from the NATURE episode, “Springs Eternal: Florida’s Fountain of Youth”
Downloadable QuickTime versions of the video segments:
(Note: To download a video, right click on the video title and click “Save Link As…’ or “Save Target As…”. On a Mac, press the CTRL key and simultaneously click the mouse, then save the link.)
An introduction to Florida’s springs and how they are formed.
A close up look at life in the warm Florida springs and the various predators supported by the abundant life.
3. Red Tide:
An introduction to red tide and the danger it poses.
A close look at life in a town’s water supply and it’s energy source.