Record of Time
Enter the exciting world of dating ... fossil dating, that is. From Record of Time by anthropologist Dennis O'Neil.
Space Telescope Science Institute: Hubblesite
This collection of Hubble Space Telescope images, animations, and movies includes a searchable gallery, news articles, accounts of discoveries made using Hubble imagery, and a "tour of the Cosmos". Links to related topics are included.
Speech exercise: Prendre drawer voiture ou train le?
Using a map, you will give your friend directions on the route to take when he is coming to visit you during your vacation.
To Clone or Not to Clone: That is the Question?
Students will learn the basics of cloning through some interactive web sites. Students will then be able to decide on whether to clone or not to clone and develop a well researched and supported debate topic. Students will make connections to the novel "The House of the Scorpion" after completing this project.
Wooden raised beds in the school garden
A presentation of the construction of wooden raised beds with adequately treated wood suitable for children and organic gardening in a school garden.
Economic Update on WBAI 99.5FM April 23rd - Guest Costas Panayotakis
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A World Without Moms: Happy Mother's Day
The Jubilee Project made this video to honor moms around the world because we were inspired by the love and care we received from our own moms. (03:41)
Gravity Overview - Free Science Video by Brightstorm
All objects with mass attract and are attracted by all other objects with mass because of a force called gravity. The strength of gravity is proportional to the mass of the object. We are pulled to the Earth by it's gravitational forces but we also pull the earth towards us. Because we are much less massive than than the Earth, our gravitational pull is not strong enough to have any affect on it. Gravity pulls us towards Earth such that we accelerate at 9.8 m/s^2. &n
Soccer Move - The Jing
Soccer Coach Mike Hefron demonstrates a simple but very effective beat-the-man move called "The Jing" for changing direction on the field and getting past an aggressive opponent . ( 2:27)
This teacher-made video briefly explains nominal variables and provides a few examples. How do these differ from ordinal variables? (0:52)
Copyright for Educators
A slideshow presentation shared at ITSC 2009 in Portland, Oregon, on February 15, 2009 about copyright for educators. This slideshow does have sound. Some of the 64 slides are 'busy', so the viewer may wish to open the presentation to 'full screen'.
Facts of Congress - The First Amendment
Provides a brief explanation of the origin of the First Amendment and its meaning. Appropriate for use in classroom, middle school students and above. (1:03)
Develop Inquiring Minds: Classroom Tour-Curriculum Integration through Centers
This classroom environment helps to create a strong community of independent learners. Students are engaged in inquiry about the moon. They delve deeply into areas of personal interest and are excited about the new knowledge they are building. This teacher walks us through her room and shows us how she has integrated the curriculum into all areas of her classroom environment. They are currently studying the moon and they have integrated this into the math, writing, science centers
How to Divide Polynomials
The instructor uses a small whiteboard in this short two-and-a-half-minute tutorial to demonstrate how to divide polynomials. He just uses one problem for demonstration. The video goes step-by-step and is easy to understand.
" The Needs of a Plant"- Song About What Plants Need to Thrive
This computer-animated video contains a lively song which teaches young children the needs of a plant : water, soil, space, sun, and air. (1:04)
ISS Update - May 12, 2011
The International Space Station video update for May 12, 2011.
STS-134 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 2
A video recap of flight day 2 of the STS-134 mission of space shuttle Endeavour to the International Space Station.
STS-134: Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver
On May 18, 2011, space shuttle Endeavour performed the Rendezvous Pitch Maneuver, or "backflip." With Commander Mark Kelly at the helm, Endeavour rotated 360 degrees backward to enable International Space Station astronauts to take high resolution pictures of the shuttle's heat shield.
Amoretti "My Love is like to ice, and I to fire" by Edmund Spenser (poetry reading)
Edmund observes that love contradicts the First Law of Thermodynamics http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Laws_of_thermodynamics What follows is not mine - it's a translation of Alfred Adler: Love, with its fulfilment, marriage, is the most intimate to devotion toward a partner of the other sex, expressed in physical attraction, in comradeship, and in the decision to have children. It can easily be shown that love and marriage are one side of cooperation -- not a cooperation for the welfare of two
"In School Days" by John Greenleaf Whittier (poetry reading)
An American poem. The British find American sentimentality and sincerity hard to bear - just as Americans find British irony and dry humour baffling. The picture of the Californian School House looks as though it was taken in about 1930 - it comes from this site: http://cerritos.org/community/history-of-the-region The Schoolroom was painted by William Bromley Still sits the school-house by the road, A ragged beggar sleeping; Around it still the sumachs grow, And blackberry-vines are creep