Stealth Learning: Acquiring Knowledge About Vascular Plant Structure While Using a Vegetative Key
Many students find it tedious to learn the terminology that is used to describe the vegetative structure of vascular plants. An effective method is to acquire these skills "accidentally", in the process of identifying unfamiliar plants. This exercise uses a vegetative key to woody plants within walking distance of the lab. Before the lab, plants are labeled with alphabetic tags. Students are given a brief introduction, and then they attempt to identify each labeled plant using the key. If their
15.05.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Sonntag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Der Chef des Internationalen Währungsfonds, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, ist in New York wegen versuchter Vergewaltigung und sexueller Belästigung angeklagt worden. Dies teilte ein Polizeisprecher mit. Strauss-Kahn wird vorgeworfen, ein Zimmermädchen in einem Hotel sexuell belästigt zu haben. Der 62-J
New #67 - Go Straight to the Core of Spanish with the Core Word Lists!
Vocabulary can be a total drag sometimes, right? You spend months learning all the vocabulary words for that final exam. You’ve had your nose in the glossary of your language textbook all year, painstakingly memorizing word after word after word. But have you ever noticed that those words hardly ever come up in conversation? All [...]
Physical Quantities. Scalars and Vectors
Introduction to measuring different quantities and how to tell the difference between vector and scalar quantities.
The Shoemaker and The Elves There was once a shoemaker, who worked very hard and was very honest, but he could not earn enough to make a living. All he had in the world was gone, just leather enough to make one pair of shoes. He cut out his leather, all ready to make up the next day. In the morning he sat himself down to his work, but there stood the shoes all ready-made. The man did not know what to say or think. &n
There was once a shoemaker, who worked very hard and was very honest, but he could not earn enough to make a living. All he had in the world was gone, just leather enough to make one pair of shoes. He cut out his leather, all ready to make up the next day. In the morning he sat himself down to his work, but there stood the shoes all ready-made. The man did not know what to say or think. &n
Digital Storytelling in the Classroom
This 2:44 long video explains how an experienced social studies teacher started to use Digital Storytelling to engage her students in the classroom. There is little hands on examples and most of the information does not offer how the student work is evaluated or how it has improved their understanding of the topic.
Time Differences in Different Time Zones
The instructor uses computer software to demonstrate how to determine elapsed times. This one is more complicated than 'Time Differences, Part 1', as Mr. Khan focuses on elpased time across different time zones. The sreen is dark; the viewer may wish to open the screen to ful screen to see clearly. (08:59)
Parenting Tips : How to Be a Good Parent
This 1:30 video reviews the most important elements in being a good parent. A basic guide of common sense ideas.
How to Deal With Tantrums
The three minute video explains the two types of tantrums and suggests ways to deal with them. Many examples are given and the important aspects of giving an audience to a tantrum be avoided.
Race to Nowhere
This 2:32 minute long video is a trailer to the movie Race to Nowhere, which is about the stress placed on students to do well. Although it is limited and lacks any statistics, it does present a compelling argument to long at the decision to have more standardized testings in schools and the pressure it places on students.
How to Deal with Foul Language
In this video two minute video dealing with children who use four language. It is directed at parents, but could be use by teachers. The ways to deal with the foul language include ignoring the foul language, praising when they dont use foul language, or punishment. There is no single solution for speaking foul language because every child is different.
How to Find the Surface Area of a Triangular Prism
Looking for an informative video on how to get the surface area of a triangular prism? This useful tutorial explains exactly how it's done in four minutes. The instructor uses a small whiteboard for demonstration.
"Nature" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (poetry reading)
Longfellow was a great poet with a great attitude to life. He's often criticised but there are few poets who could write a sonnet as good as this one. The first painting, "Hand in Hand" came from this site: http://mikiaboom.wordpress.com/2007/11/11/hand-in-hand/ "Joseph's Dream", 1790, was painted by Gaetano Gandolfi As a fond mother, when the day is o'er, Leads by the hand her little child to bed, Half willing, half reluctant to be led, And leave his broken playthings on the floor, Still ga
New Fossil Solves Puzzle of Mammalian Evolution
Paleontologists from the American Museum of Natural History and the Chinese Academy of Sciences announce the discovery of Liaoconodon hui, a complete fossil mammal from the Mesozoic found in China that includes the long-sought transitional middle ear.
Beginner - Where is the key? When you ask someone where something is, and they give you an ambiguous answer, it can be rather annoying... This is the scenario in today's dialogue where a person tries to find out exactly where his key is.
When you ask someone where something is, and they give you an ambiguous answer, it can be rather annoying... This is the scenario in today's dialogue where a person tries to find out exactly where his key is.
Guide to Telescopes
Thinking of buying a telescope? In this video the night sky guy informs
us on the different telescopes out here.
27 Amendments To The Constitution Of The United States
The 27 Amendments To The Constitution Of The United States is the essence of this five minute video. It moves to fast to run directly so pause the video after each amendment. It does not offer insights or explanation, just a copy of the amendments.
ANSO 103-01, Introduction to Anthropology, Spring 2004
We enter the world with the marvelous capacity to live any one of a thousand different kinds of life, as the anthropologist, Geertz, says. Nevertheless once we begin to live that life that is to become ours, we often live it with the amazing conviction that it is the best, and possibly the only “reasonable”, way to live. Those other lives that could have been ours are also lived with equal conviction. Many of those thousand different kinds of lives are lived next door when society sees "race
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