Number Eating Alligator Song (Greater Than and Less Than)
This cute animated video sings about the number eating alligator. The alligator compares the two numbers and decides he wants to chomp the biggest number. This is a great resource to introduce the greater than and less than symbols to the elementary classroom. (1:00)
Greater Than or Less Than with Allie the Alligator
This cute video introduces students to greater than and less than. Allie the Alligator always likes to eat the biggest number. The symbols are introduced also. The open end goes to the biggest number. This is a great resource for the elementary classroom. (3:08)
Animal Families (Animal, Baby, Animal Group)
In this animated video, young learners will learn about the names of animals, their babies, and their group. Visuals that accompany each animal group are clear and colorful. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (1:42)
"Dignity and Defiance, Stories from Bolivia's Challenge to Globalization" (video)
A talk by authors Jim Shultz & Melissa Crane Draper. (Moderated by Jerome McDonnell, host of Chicago Public Radio's Worldview.) Author Jim Shultz is founder and Executive Director of the San Francisco based Democracy Center and has lived and worked in Bolivia for much of the past decade, chronicling grassroots movements to control exploitation o
Your Health: Trauma
Some people say that "accidents happen," but there are some specific things you can do to prevent a traumatic injury. In this interview, viewers will learn about trauma prevention as well as the expansion of the R Adams Cowley Shock Trauma Center at the University of Maryland Medical Center, including how this new building will benefit Marylanders. Related Links: Shock Trauma Center http://www.umm.edu/shocktrauma/ Center for Injury Prevention and Policy http://www.umm.edu/shocktrauma/special_
Melina Hale explains how her research of zebrafish is helping to advance brain research
By: nsf Melina Hale of the University of Chicago is studying neuronal circuits in zebrafish that generate startle responses. Because little is known about how circuits operate in any organism and because startle responses are controlled by relatively simple circuits, an improved understanding of the circuitry of the zebrafish's startle responses is expected to help lay the groundwork for research on more complicated circuits.
30.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Montag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Angesichts der Haftbedingungen für die ukrainische Ex-Regierungschefin Julia Timoschenko erhöhen deutsche Politiker weiter den Druck auf die Führung in Kiew. Als erstes Kabinettsmitglied sprach sich Bundesumweltminister Norbert Röttgen gegen Politiker-Besuche bei der Fußball-Europameisterschaft in der Ukraine aus. Es müsse verhindert werden, das
Occupy the Airwaves Interview
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BBC HD - Madagascar - Episode 1 - Island of Marvels - 3/4
David Attenborough presents a look at the unique wild life on the island of Madagascar and this 15 minute video shows how some of the animals and plants developed on this 1000 mile long island. Excellent images.
BBC HD - Madagascar - Episode 1 - Island of Marvels - 4/4
David Attenborough presents a look at the unique wild life on the island of Madagascar in this last part of this series about the animal life and plants on this unique island. The 14 minute video highlights. Some mating scenes shown. It also shows how this island is being effected by mankind.
23 Helping Verbs (Song)
This catchy tune helps younger students learn their helping verbs. Each word is printed on the screen as it occurs in the song's lyrics. The song is repeated twice. (01:51)
Deadly Parasites (Interactive)
In this interactive, explore the various steps involved in the cycle of a deadly parasite: Sporozoites invade the victim's liver and become Merozoites; Merozoites burrow into red blood cells then form and divide into thousands; these Merozoites cause disease; the parasites then insure that they will survive and shared with animals and humans during a mosquito's next "blood meal".
Fishing for Safe Food (Interactive)
In this interactive game adapted from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, students on a fishing trip try to catch different types of fish. Once a player catches a fish, he or she decides to keep it or throw it back, based on safety information provided by the EPA. The game teaches students which fish have high or low levels of mercury, and how much is safe to eat.
Deep-Sea Bestiary (Interactive)
With names like umbrellamouth gulper, blackdevil anglerfish, ogrefish, football fish, and vampire squid from hell, you might expect to be surprised, even startled, by some of the creatures that inhabit that deepest parts of the ocean. You would be right to expect this. This interactive image gallery from the NOVA: "Into the Abyss" Web site describes the physical and behavioral traits of some of these bizarre and little-known sea creatures.
Explore Alaska's Volcanoes (Interactive)
In this interactive activity adapted from the University of Alaska, learn about four of Alaska's active volcanoes: Augustine, Cleveland, Okmok, and Veniaminof. Explore each volcano through photographs and investigate how different types of satellite images (synthetic aperture radar, thermal infrared, and color composite) are used to study volcanoes. In addition, learn why it is important to be able to predict the movement of volcanic ash, and observe how a computer model called Puff simulates th
Exploring the Arctic Seafloor (Interactive)
Take a virtual expedition deep under the Arctic ice along with a research team from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in this interactive activity adapted fromNOVA scienceNOW. Through two collections of photos and video footage, learn about the obstacles the team faced at the frozen sea surface, as well as the geological and biological discoveries deep down near the Gakkel Ridge, an 1,100-mile-long section of the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. There, volcanic activity generates new ocean crust, and
Amazing Symbiosis: Ant Army Defends Tree
Ants as bodyguards? These ants protect acacia trees with their lives! (02:18)
Future Conditional: The Grasshopper Effect: Toxic Pollution in the Arctic
In the phenomenon scientists call the "Grasshopper Effect," toxic pollutants released thousands of miles to the south evaporate in the warm climate and then 'ride' with the clouds until they reach the Arctic. (02:15)
Talking to Your Kids About the News
This 3:30 video explains the importance of helping children understand news events and how to help them deal with events such as tragedies. It offers good tips and reminds viewers that younger students don't have the ability to handle such events in proper context. The most important tip is act as a filter for news.