Medal of Honor Criteria (2:20)
This video is about what is required to received the Medal of
Honor, or the Congressional Medal of Honor, which is the highest
military award our country bestows. There are lots of statistics here, but the names provided might be the start of a good research project. For a larger list try the Freedom Foundation. http://www.freedomsfoundation.org/MedalOfHonor.cfm
Getting Started on the Writing Process
A lesson introducing children to the writing process -- what writing is and why people write.
Blacks in the Military (3:12)
Learn how blacks serving in WWII helped forward the Civil Rights Movement. This video uses interviews with leading black politically active speakers about the experiences of Black soldiers through time with emphasis on World War II onward.
Towards an Irish Free State - Quiz
See how much you know about modern irish history in the early 20th century
Transformation Geometry using CAD
CAD exercises, suitable for use by second year students, where a number of editing commands are used to perform "transformations" on a given figure.
Probability with Playing Cards and Venn Diagrams
Probability of compound events. The Addition Rule. Common Core Standard 457 S-CP.7 In this ten-minute video, Sal Khan of Khan Academy, uses playing cards and a Venn Diagram to continue his discussion of probability using computer software.
The Basics of Probability
During this brief video, the instructor gives the basics of probability. He starts by using the probabilty of flipping a coin. Though the instructor says he discusses the 'basics', this video instruction should be supplemented with discussion prior to viewing. (01:41)
Improved 64-bit Adobe Media Encoder in Premiere Pro CS5.5
Learn the new presets, intuitive context menus, and dramatically enhanced watch folder support in Adobe Media Encoder CS5.5 to make outputting your work for delivery everywhere a simple and intuitive process.
Students Making a Difference
This interactive activity features three video segments produced by students in Alaska that demonstrate fun and innovative ways to help protect the environment.
The Smoking Section
Learn various perspectives on the issue of smoking in public places in New York City in this video segment from New York Voices.
The Internet - Crossword
On line interactive crossword that can be used to reinforce and revise the concepts and vocabulary associated with the internet. One can print the crossword, and the solution for use away from the computer.
To Show that Starch is Produced in Photosynthesis
Instructions for conducting an experiment to show that starch is produced during photosynthesis.
The Irish Reformation - Quiz
A quick six question quiz to see how much do you know about the Reformation
Timber Frame Construction and Condensation - Quiz
Pupils will identify the parts of a timber frame house, know the functions of each component, list advantages of timber frame housing, know the principles of condensation.
OER Rubrics | Achieve.org
Open Educational Resources (OER) offer opportunities for increasing equity and access to high-quality K–12 education. Many state education agencies now have offices devoted to identifying and using OERs and other digital resources in their states. To help states, districts, teachers, and other users determine the degree of alignment of OERs to the Common Core State Standards, and to determine aspects of quality of OERs, Achieve has developed eight rubrics in collaboration with leaders from the
Simultaneous Equations Concepts -- Simultaneous Equations by Graphing
This module introduces how to graph simultaneous equations.
First Scientifically Confirmed Poisonous Bird
This three minute lecture and slide show explains the only poisonous bird in the world and what type of toxin they use.
Learn about Buddhism
This one minute video highlights the most important aspects of Buddhism and Buddha. Buddhists aims to achieve nirvana by following the noble eightfold path. A good overview, but lacks the depth to stand alone.
Summer economy warming up
July 7 - Encouraging reports from U.S. retailers show consumers may be starting to spend as new reports on the job market point to a possible rebound there. Bobbi Rebell reports from New York.