The Murder of Emmett Till
The Emmett Till story is one of those stories that gripped the nation in the 50's. CAUTION: There is a distant image of Till in a casket. His mother insisted that his casket be open so that all could see the boy's face. 'The murder of Emmett Till was noted as one of the leading events that motivated the American Civil Rights Movement' (Wikipedia, 2009).
Names of Basic Shapes
This is a video on basic shapes. A very basic introduction to 2 dimensional shapes. Common shapes are shown along with their names and similarities and differences between the shapes are explained. More shapes lessons can be found at www.mathwithharry.com
Hubble Telescope Uses Algebra
NASA Connect Segment explaining the design and upkeep of the Hubble Space telescope. Also explains how algebra is used with the telescope.
Ancient Greek pronounciation
A video on pronouncing ancient greek words. The symbols used in Greek to show the sound a letter makes is discussed.
Properties of Multiplication
This video indicates it is for pre-algebra, however this video would be good for anyone who is review mulitiplication and its properties. This video begins with showing the Commutative Property for Multiplication, which states when two numbers are switched they will have the same product. An example is given with three numbers, this is done from left to right (order of operations). Then they switch what is mulitiplied first the product is the same, this is the Associative Property for Mulitiplic
Arkansas State Flag and Arkansas State Song
Five Star Flags brings you the flag of Arkansas seen waving against a blue sky. The flag has a diamond on a red field represents the only place in North America where diamonds have been discovered and mined. The twenty-five white stars around the diamond mean that Arkansas was the twenty-fifth state to join the Union. The top of four stars in the center represents that Arkansas was a member of the Confederate States during the Civil War. The other
Facts about Florida
This video is about the state of Florida. Students in the video present many facts about the Florida with pictures of Florida. (Amateur video)
Maine State Flag and State Song Five Star Flags presents the Maine flag flying against the blue sky. The state coat of arms is placed on a blue field. In the center of the shield a moose rests under a tall pine tree. A farmer and seaman represents the work that people did in early times. The North Star represents the state motto: "Dirigo" ("I Direct"). Flag adopted 1909.
Five Star Flags presents the Maine flag flying against the blue sky. The state coat of arms is placed on a blue field. In the center of the shield a moose rests under a tall pine tree. A farmer and seaman represents the work that people did in early times. The North Star represents the state motto: "Dirigo" ("I Direct"). Flag adopted 1909.
North Dakota Facts
4th grade students explore the State of North Dakota and even sing the state song!
How Writers Use Synonyms for Tone and Mood
Recognizing TONE and MOOD when reading is an essential skill needed to fully understand any narrative. You should always try to picture the meaning of the words. This video uses synonyms, idioms and expressions to show HAPPY, SAD and ANGRY. Suitable for fourth-grade and older students.
Brashares, Ann - Interview - Booklist
This video is an interview with author Ann Brashares. She discusses her book, 3 Willows, as well as "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" series. Sound is mostly audible. She talks about her relationship with her book characters. (3:41)
Author Kate DiCamillo Interview - Booklist
In this filmed, informal interview with Ilene Cooper, children's author Kate DiCamillo talks about her role and experiences during the making of her books The Tale of Despereaux and Because of Winn-Dixie into movies. Though brief, the video allows the author's personality to shine forth. (2:18)
Ulysses S. Gran: Overcoming Failures
Ulysses S. Grant overcomes a lifetime of failures to lead the Union Army to victory in the Civil War. This short video shows how his strategy helped win the war with his relentless methods. Quotes from Lincoln and photos help add depth to this biography.
Robert E Lee: A Short Biography
This two minute video does a good job of reviewing his life and his activities during the Civil War.
Informatie opzoeken : Online en op papier In deze werkbundel vergelijken we papieren naslagwerken zoals woordenboeken en encyclopedieën met verschillende onlinebronnen. Bij de verschillende onderdelen horen telkens ook opdrachtjes. Leerlingen worden aangespoord om kritisch te …
In deze werkbundel vergelijken we papieren naslagwerken zoals woordenboeken en encyclopedieën met verschillende onlinebronnen. Bij de verschillende onderdelen horen telkens ook opdrachtjes. Leerlingen worden aangespoord om kritisch te …
Specific Heat Capacity And Latent Heat Practice Questions
The learning objective in this clip is to practice using specific heat capacity and latent heat formulas in the same question. Several examples are explained and solved on the screen. (9:22)
When to Use a Comma with a Prepositional Phrase
Use a comma with a prepositional phrase if the phrase is non-restrictive, or if the prepositional phrase is being used as an introductory phrase. Avoid using a comma with a prepositional phrase if the sentence reads clearly without the comma. The teacher stands at her white board and shows examples as she lectures. (1:26)
THE ELECTRIC COMPANY: Quotations
This video from The Electric Company uses a cute rap song to introduce quotation marks. It also emphasizes you must you a comma before using quotation marks (Running Time 0:51).
ACT Bonus Math Content
This video addresses four areas of the ACT that are "one-hit wonders" meaning there are only a few questions on these certain math subjects. The four are: fundamental counting principals, matrices, equation of a circle, and area of a parallelogram. She works through examples for the area of fundamental counting principals before the video ends.
ACT Math Tutoring
A standardized test prep instructor explains what an ACT math tutor will teach. He explains that a math math tutor will focus on the 50 concepts that the test covers, which eliminates a lot of superfluous mathematics material. Using an ACT math tutor will help to hone down specific math and test taking skills.