How to Set a Hanukkah Table
This four minute video teaches how to set the Hanukkah table and what this holiday means. A good video for all ages, it provides information on the food and what it represents as well as the religious aspects.
This illustrated guide is designed to help students understand and learn the difference between simple and complete metamorphosis. The Web page, which can be easily printed for use at field sites, illustrates: complete metamorphosis for lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) simple metamorphosis for thysanura (silverfish) simple metamorphosis for heteroptera (true bugs). In addition, the guide discusses the following additional terms: nymph larva pupa egg.
Digital Youth Portrait: Virginia
My name is Virginia. I'm 14 years old. I live in Camilla, Georgia, and I get fun entertainment and ease out of technology. It just makes everything a lot easier for me. I just love to experience the different things you can do with it and how it entertains you and what you can do in a project or to make a statement. Living in a small town in rural Georgia doesn't keep this 14-year-old from connecting with the global village.(6:44)
Harness Your Students' Digital Smarts
Innovative teacher Vicki Davis leverages wikis, blogs, digital storytelling, podcasts, virtual worlds, and other digital tools to connect students in rural Georgia to the world. (4:25)
Prefixes, Roots, and Suffixes
Prefixes, roots, and suffixes are defined in this student-created video. The examples mis, hydra, and tion are explained. ( 3:22)
Solving a quadratic by completing the square.
This 13:44 long video features a smart board and a narrator to show how an equation can be used to complete a square.
Duke Chapel Live - 8/21/2011
Duke Chapel Live - 8/21/2011
2.2 Children's violence There has been a great deal of work done by psychologists on violence and aggression in children, looking at whether this is part of a normal and natural developmental process or whether it is pathological. Cole and Cole define aggression as ‘an act in which someone intentionally hurts another’ (1996, p. 406). They then split this definition to look at instrumental aggression which is committed in order to obtain a specific goal, and hostile aggression which is aimed at hurting anoth
There has been a great deal of work done by psychologists on violence and aggression in children, looking at whether this is part of a normal and natural developmental process or whether it is pathological. Cole and Cole define aggression as ‘an act in which someone intentionally hurts another’ (1996, p. 406). They then split this definition to look at instrumental aggression which is committed in order to obtain a specific goal, and hostile aggression which is aimed at hurting anoth
WSU Zipcar Program
Washington State University has contracted with Zipcar, Inc., the world's leading car-sharing network, to offer a car-sharing program on its main Pullman campus. The transportation option is now available 24 hours a day, seven days a week to all university students, faculty and staff members who are licensed drivers aged 18 and older. For more information about this story, click here: http://news.wsu.edu/pages/publications.asp?Action=Detail&PublicationID=27090&TypeID=1
A Suffix Matching Game
This video demonstrates an easy matching game for teaching the meanings of suffixes. The narrator explains the matching activity and gives suggestions for using it. ( 1:40)
Soft nanotechnology, Lecture I, Azzaroni, Omar, Research Institute of Theoretical and Applied Physical Chemistry (INIFTA), Argentina
The Perfect Peach: Recipes and Stories from the Masumoto Family Farm
Enjoy the luscious versatility of summer's finest fruit with fifty sweet and savory dishes. The Masumoto family's amazing heirloom peaches—which are available for a few weeks each year at the best produce markets and top restaurants in the country—are widely considered the best peaches in the world. Their debut cookbook gathers the family's favorite recipes, from classics like Hearty Peach Cobbler, Peach Chutney, and Slow-Cooked Pork Tacos to inspired combinations such as Prosciutto-Wrapped
USGS: Earthquakes for Kids
This site provides comprehensive information about earthquakes for students. Teachers will find animations, images, and real-time data of earthquake activity, and students will learn about the career of a geophysicist and how seismology works. Games, puzzles and quizzes provide additional learning opportunity.
Animating Dreams: The ACME Animation Program
Every other Tuesday afternoon, from 2:30 to 3:30, Camilla Sanders-Avery's students at Carver High School, in Birmingham, Alabama, have a videoconference with some of the most successful animators in Hollywood.The students display their animation projects and get immediate feedback from the experts. No sugarcoating here: "They tell you exactly what your work needs," says senior Eric Gates. "They don't hold anything back." The frank critiques can initially rattle kids accustomed to handing in assi
Letter O Song
The Letter O Song by Have Fun Teaching is a great way to learn all about the Letter O. Use this music video to teach and learn the Alphabet, Phonics, the Short Vowel O Sound, the Long Vowel O Sound, Vocabulary Words with the Short O Sound and Long O Sound, and How to Write the Uppercase and Lowercase Letter O. (03:35)
Learning to Care: A Night in the Global Village
In Perryville, Arkansas, Heifer International re-creates communities from developing countries so kids can experience firsthand how to survive in substandard living conditions. (8:54)
Hospitals under pressure near Tripoli
Aug 21 - As the front line moves closer to the Libyan capital, field hospitals are short of resources and the government blames the West for the casualties. Lily Grimes reports.
Social Enterprise: Bibliography
Bibliography to support module on social enterprise.