Spotted Flycatcher Incubating Eggs in Nest
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Spotted Flycatcher sitting on her eggs. Students will enjoy seeing the bird in its natural environment and watching a male Spotted Flycatcher bringing the female a bug. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
Teachers as researchers and teachers as software developers: how use-case analysis helps build bette
A series of government initiatives has raised both the profile of ICT in the curriculum and the expectation that high quality teaching and learning resources will be accessible across electronic networks. In order for e-learning resources such as websites to have the maximum educational impact, teachers need to be involved in their design and development. Use-case analysis provides a means of defining user requirements and other constraints in such a way that software developers can produce e-le
A Little France in Your Toast
This 3:21 long video deals with how to make French Toast. Some interesting facts are presented and good tips.
This narrated slide show defines photosynthesis as the way in which plants grow by converting light energy to chemical energy which is stored in the form of sugar. The slide show contains bright photos along with a labeled diagram of a plant cell. ( 1:35)
Developing Analytical and Communication Skills in a Mock-Trial Course Based on the Famous Woburn, Ma
This Journal of Geoscience Education article discusses a mock trial in which undergraduates serve as expert witnesses and law students serve as their attorneys. The article identifies the trial as an effective vehicle for developing quantitative skills and enhancing written and oral communication skills. The course discussed is unabashedly about applying scientific principles to solve real-world problems. The entire course revolves around the analysis, interpretation, and presentation of scienti
Life Cycle of Stars
Students in grades 9-12 analyze characteristics that indicate human life cycles, and then apply these observational principles to various NASA pictures of stars to synthesize patterns of stellar life cycles.
Missing Angle Puzzles
This lesson lays some of the ground work for eventually writing two column proofs. In the lesson students use known geometric facts to solve for missing angles. Students are asked to identify the key concepts required for the solution and to record the a path for finding the measure of a particular angle. Key concepts include the sum of the measures of the interior angles of a triangle and quadrilateral, parallel line relationships, and what can and cannot be assumed from a drawing.
Martin Van Buren's "Return to the Soil"
is a curriculum-oriented site using the home, named Lindenwald, the eighth President moved to after his term in office to introduce a discussion of Van Buren and his times. The site contains photos and drawings of Lindenwald as well as discussions how Van Buren interacted with other political leaders of the day, like Andrew Jackson and John C. Calhoun. The site offers many questions and suggestions for student assignments.
On the Case: An Introduction to the Genre of Mysteries
In this lesson, students will view a video from the series Reading Rainbow, "Mystery on the Docks" by Thacher Hurd. Mysteries provide an opportunity to teach reading strategies such as questioning, prediction and problem solving. This lesson will also focus on the characteristics common to all mysteries and the devices that authors use to create setting, characters, plot and suspense.
Fruit Flies and Genetics
This video explains why fruit flies are of benefit to scientists in the study of genetics due to their short life spans. For mature students. Interview moves slowly.
Effects of War on Marriage
Interactive Stations: Increase Engagement and Understanding
Lesson ObjectiveAnalyze how a central idea develops over the course of a text. Questions to ConsiderHow does a conversation unfold among students on the Wall of Silence?See how students experience text physically and emotionally with the Power TableauHow does the Circle Discussion prepare students for writing?Common Core StandardsELA.RL.11-12.2, ELA.SL.11-12.1a, ELA.RL.9-10.2
Leaf-Cutter Ants Cultivating Fungus For Food
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a colony of Leaf-Cutter Ants gathering fungus and taking it to colony for food. Atta cephalotes is a leaf-cutting, fungus-growing ant, with one of the most fascinating and complex social systems known to science. Colonies of this leaf-cutter ant species contain millions of individuals, making it possibly the most dominant invertebratein Central and South America. A colony is made up of different classes of a
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Alexa Rand — special education major, volleyball athlete and organizer of the Olympic Village during Clemson's hosting of Special Olympics last spring. Read more here: http://features.clemson.edu/creative-services/homepage/2012/being-a-tiger/
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. In seiner Rede zur Lage der Nation hat US-Präsident Barack Obama mehr wirtschaftliche und soziale Gerechtigkeit gefordert und damit ein möglicherweise entscheidendes Thema für die Wahlen im November angepackt. Jeder Amerikaner müsse wieder eine faire Chance erhalten, jeder müsse seinen fairen Beitrag leisten,
Lesson Objective: Use real world contexts to promote rigorous problem solvingLength. Questions to Consider: Why is it important to have students collect data to solve the problem?What benefits exist in having students work with a partner during problem solving?Why does Mr. Hausman say the correct answer is not as important as a reasonable prediction?
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Wenige Wochen vor der Präsidentschaftswahl hat der französische Staatschef Nicolas Sarkozy die Einführung einer Finanztransaktionssteuer in seinem Land angekündigt. Wie er in einem Fernseh-Interview erklärte, soll sie bei einem Steuersatz von 0,1 Prozent im kommenden August in Kraft treten. Frankreich wird dami
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Making Predictions Using the Alaskan Iditarod Race
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