Different Kinds of Smart: Multiple Intelligences
This program delves into Harvard University professor Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences, describing how people have learning skills that differ in significant ways. Featured are teachers who share a class of five- through eight-year-olds, including several mainstreamed special needs students, and a ninth- and 10th-grade social studies teacher, with commentary from Howard Gardner.
Pulling It All Together: Creating Classrooms and Schools That Support Learning
This program discusses how schools can organize for powerful learning through a coherent, connected approach to teaching and learning that is reinforced and supported by structural features. This session features the staff and students of two schools: a public school in Michigan serving grades three through eight and a first-year charter school in California.
Bird Watching in Central Park
More than fifty million Americans enjoy bird watching every year, and
why not? Birds are beautiful creatures and there are so many different
kinds of birds that you’ll never be bored. Glenn Phillips, of New York
Audubon, gives some suggestions on birding.
Lesson 50: Telling how are you feeling (part 2) Animal Mothers: Newborn Gators Manatee Detection Don't Fear the Essay Ursa Major - The Big Dipper Days of the Week and Months of the Year - Ice Cream Song Months of the Year Traveling South America The Solar Sea Plastics Go Green Washington’s Farewell Address Juvenile Court: A Judge's Guide for Young Adults and Their Parents, book trailer Gwich'in Tribe Protects Caribou and Culture Tracking Amy: How the Internet is used by predators. How to Make a Sock Puppet Calvin Coolidge
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Watch how this protective alligator mother uses her "Jaws of Love" to protect her newborns from danger in the Florida Everglades. Unlike crocs, the gator babies stay close to mom for their first year because they are a common food source for predators. Run time 02:24.
Scientists are working on a sensor that might help save manatee lives. On average 100 of these animals are hit by boats each year. This movie discusses how scientists are trying to help this number shrink. Addresses endangered species. Run time 2:08
Reminder of the challenges of writing. Song with video from Saturday Night Live. Would make a good introduction to writing at the beginning of the school year. Grades 5-12. 2:29 min.
This video shares a brief description of Ursa Major and instructions for using this important constellation to help you find Polaris, the North Star. Addresses the movements of the constellations throughout the year and Polaris. Run time 03:35
This simple song talks about loving ice cream each day of the week and month of the year. The song lyrics appear on each cartoon slide. It repeats two times for extra practice. (2:26)
Learn how to say the months of the year and practice pronunciation. Also learn a few phrases that deal with talking about the months including how to use numbers and months to talk about dates. Run time 04:50.
This is a video of a two year world trip in South America. On this movie it travels from Brazil, Peru, Bolivia to Argentina. Note: There is no sound on this video.
Geologists investigate an 800-million-year-old rock record of sun activity in an ancient Australian lake bed, and fabulous ground and satellite photography of the aurora borealis all contribute to an understanding of earth's relationship to the yellow dwarf star we know as the sun.
ChemMatters is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Earth Day with its second episode, which highlights how scientists are trying to make plastic, one of the world's most abundant man-made materials, more environmentally friendly. In this episode, find out how scientists are developing more environmentally friendly plastics using plant materials. By 2020, these “bioplastics” could provide an alternative for about a fifth of the estimated 200 billion pounds of plastics manufactures produce eac
This video is accompanied by text. "By 1796, President George Washington had served two consecutive four-year terms in office. The ongoing battle between Federalists and Democratic-Republicans contributed to his decision to retire following his second term.
Washington delivered his Farewell Address via newspapers. In this communication, he conveyed his concerns regarding alliances—both international and domestic. Washington felt that no alliance should be permanent, but rather limited t
Each year, there are over 100,000 teens cited to court in Los Angeles County, United States, alone. Juvenile Court: A Judge's Guide for Young Adults and Their Parents uses real-life examples to show the court process. What happens when we don't follow the rules? The book includes tools to prepare for your court hearing. Music: "Roxxsteady" by the Noisemakers. (1:30)
In this video adapted from Bullfrog Films, Evon Peter, chief of Arctic Village, explains the significance of the Porcupine caribou herd to the Gwich’in people. Over a 10,000-year relationship, the caribou have become part of the Gwich’in nation's social fabric. Peter discusses the importance of the caribou calving grounds, which the Gwich’in treat as a sacred place, and the threat that exists to caribou from proposed oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). Closed capt
Hear the true story of a 15-year-old girl who left home to meet in person with a man she first "met" online. Read "Amy's Story" — the story from her mother's perspective. More of an illustrated audio story, but well worth having older students reviews as it shows how easily the Internet can be used to track a student and the sad result. More for middle and high schoolers. run time 3:48
With the help of her aunt, three year old Jaylee explains the making of a sock puppet. As the sock puppet develops, it is animated to show each step. Adding eyes, a mouth, a nose, hair and decoration, the video ends with the sock puppet and Jaylee singing "Tomorrow" from Annie and then Jaylee giving the sock puppet hugs. Appropriate for young children. (5:36)
As Harding's vice president, Calvin Coolidge took office for the final year of Harding's presidency. He then ran for president the next year. The election of 1924 was characterized by deep fragmentation of the Democratic Party over such issues as prohibition, progressivism, north/south sectionalism, urban/rural disffection, and immigration. The Democratic convention chose John W. Davis, a conservative Democrat, to counter Coolidge, but the liberals decamped to field their own candidate, Wisconsi
Animal Mothers: Newborn Gators
Don't Fear the Essay
Ursa Major - The Big Dipper
Days of the Week and Months of the Year - Ice Cream Song
Months of the Year
Traveling South America
The Solar Sea
Plastics Go Green
Washington’s Farewell Address
Juvenile Court: A Judge's Guide for Young Adults and Their Parents, book trailer
Gwich'in Tribe Protects Caribou and Culture
Tracking Amy: How the Internet is used by predators.
How to Make a Sock Puppet