What Is A Pinceone? It All Makes Sense with Science
Ever wonder what a pinecone does? Let's make sense of it with science. Pines are evergreen conifers and the oldest living trees on the planet. This informative, short video gives great facts about male and female pinecones and how pollination occurs. Content is appropriate for upper elementary and middle school students. This is a good resource for a lesson/unit on trees, living things, and/or pollination. It would work well in conjunction with a non-fiction/fiction story/book on trees, plants,
Good-Bye, Friends with Lyrics on Screen
This video includes images and lyrics to a song titled "Good-Bye, Friends" by: Dr. Jean. Some of the lyrics include: See you later, alligator. After while, crocodile! In an hour, sunflower. Maybe two, kangaroo! Gotta go, buffalo. Adios, hippos!.... (01:02)
When Do Fish Sleep? Let's Make Sense of it With Science
Ever wonder when fish sleep? Let's make sense of it with science. With all their swimming, eating and schooling, fish need a good night's sleep. This video gives good facts about how and when fish sleep. A variety of pictures are shown on each screen as well as written content. This would make a great resource for a lesson/unit on oceans and/or fish and would work well in conjunction with a non-fiction/fiction story/book on oceans and/or fish. (1:43)
Why Does A Hummingbird Hum? Let's Make Sense of it with Science
Did you ever wonder why a hummingbird hums? Let's make sense of it with science. When a hummingbird zips from one flower to another, it's always accompanied by a soft, steady hum. This video gives great facts about why hummingbirds hum. A variety of pictures are shown on screen as well as written content. This would be an excellent resource for a lesson/unit on birds and would work well in conjunction with a non-fiction/fiction story/book about birds and habits. (1:49)
How Do Birds Find Worms? Let's Make Sense of it with Science
Did you ever wonder how birds find worms? Let's make sense of it with science. Yes, it's true the early bird has a better chance of getting the worm. A variety of pictures are shown as well as written/audio content. This is an excellent resource for a lesson/unit on birds and/or habits and would work well in conjunction with reading non-fiction/fiction texts about these topics (1:36)
Number Sense: Practice
Students will practice counting to 100 and making numbers with base ten blocks Let's have some fun with math! First, practice counting to 100.
What Is A Tumbleweed? Let's Make Sense of it with Science
Did you ever wonder what tumbleweeds are? Let's make sense of it with science! To learn what tumbleweeds are, let's head out to where the tumbleweed's really roll. This video explains that tumbleweeds are annual plants and grow in the spring and summer. Then fall comes. The plant and tap root dry up. The plant snaps away from the tap root and the plant tumbles its way around and scatters its seeds. A variety of pictures are shown as well as auditory/written content. This would be a great resourc
The Battle for Midway WWII
One thousand miles from anywhere lay a lonely outpost of coral and sea called Midway. It was here in 1942 where the U.S. and Japan fought one of the greatest naval battles of World War II that changed the course of history. And it is here again where Titanic discoverer Dr. Robert Ballard now leads a team of experts and four World War II veterans on the voyage of their lives. They’re on a race against time to do the impossible: find at least one of the five downed aircraft carriers. Join th
How Do Honeybees Know Where to Find Food? Let's Make Sense of it with Science
Ever wonder how honeybees know where to look for food? Let's make sense of it with science! It's a worker bee's job to find nectar and pollen. So let's follow her!! this video explains how honeybees use dance and movement to tell other bees where the food is. A variety of pictures are shown as well as auditory/written content. Some key vocabulary words are worker bee, hive, and nectar. This is a great resource for building background knowledge for our students and would work well in conjunction
Why Aren't There Any Green Stars? Ask an Astronomer
Dr. Michelle Thaller answers this question "Why Aren't There Any Green Stars?" Dr. Thaller discusses how we as humans see light as we look at the stars. Some of the key vocabulary words include black body curve, spectrum, wavelength, and cone. Content is appropriate for upper middle school and high school students. (3:17)
Probability Homework -- Homework: The Multiplication Rule
This module provides practice problems which develop concepts related to the multiplication rule in probability.
Student Researchers At Texas A&M-led Dig Search For More Early-Man-In-America Artifacts
This segment revisits the excavation led by Texas A&M archeologist Mike Waters, head of the Center for the Study of the First Americans, which documents the presence of people in the continent 25 hundred years earlier than previously thought.
This patient education program discusses the types of ovarian cysts, their causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment. It also reviews the anatomy of the female reproductive system. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Roasted Red Pepper and Apricot Relish with the World's Premier Culinary College
Get the Recipe: http://www.ciaculinaryintelligence.com/2011/08/relish-summer-all-winter-long.html The Culinary Institute of America is the world's premier culinary college. Culinary school instructor Dwayne LiPuma demonstrates how to prepare Roasted Red Pepper and Apricot Relish. For more information about our cooking school, please visit www.ciachef.edu.
Spartans make a difference in Peru
More than 3,500 miles from home, a group of Michigan State University osteopathic medical students, faculty members, and volunteers are participating in a medical education trip in Peru. During their mission, the team will treat patients who have waited hours to receive medical care.
Article :: Style Your Website for Multiple Devices Using Dreamweaver CS5.5
To get a site to work properly across multiple devices used to be more a challenge than it is today. For instance, Adobe Dreamweaver CS5.5 has built-in tools that help you design for multiple devices including personal computers, tablets, and phones. In this article, Adobe expert Brian Wood shows you how to use CSS3 media queries, Multiscreen Preview, and various other tools, to easily take your design and get it to work on different devices.
Shaping Policy in Academia and Across the Nation
Issues of work/life balance and campus climate dominate this panel looking at policies to foster and retain girls and women in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics). As moderator
Marc Kastner notes, in spite of dramatic improvements at places like MIT, significant challenges remain.
The University of C
A New Conversation with Jack Welch
Jack Welch has never been one to pussyfoot around when it comes to discussions of leadership, and he doesn’t break from form during a lively give-and-take with MIT Sloan Dean David Schmittlein and an audience of Sloan students.
Schmittlein starts with a series of questions involving the reasons why some top corporations