U.S. Housing Patterns, Living Arrangements, and Life Chances
In this assignment you will use U.S. census data to get an overview of housing patterns (ownership and types of housing) and living arrangements as a way of understanding more about one example of what Weber referred to as life chances (or, basically, the ability to access to resources we need to live a good life).
Activities for children to learn about weather and tools for teachers and parents to help them explain the different types of weather to children.
#27 Cadences : How to play and recognize a Cadence
In this lesson I explain what a Cadence is and the different types of Cadences. I also play them on the piano so you can hear for yourself how these Cadences sound. Remember! A cadence is like a punctuation mark but for music instead of language. (19:02)
#8 Minor Scales: natural minor, harmonic minor, melodic minor
This lesson focuses on the minor scales. There are 3 types of minor scales, natural, harmonic, and melodic. He discusses how music was in church modes and the scales developed from there. Every major scales has a relative minor scale.
Picking a Pre-School
In this professionally-produced video, learn how kids and parents can both benefit from preschool, get tips for what to look for when choosing a pre-school, and understand what types of preschools you should avoid.
Waves, Beaches and Coasts
This program shows the dynamic interaction of two geologic agents: rocky landmasses and the energy of the ocean. Aspects of waves — their types, parts, movement, and impact on the shore — are illustrated. The program also covers shoreline characteristics, currents, sea barriers, tides, and how the greenhouse effect could impact sea level and coastal lands.
Type 2 Diabetes Treatment - Illumistream Health
In this video, a doctor explains the types of medication used to regulate diabetes. Common medication are discussed, along with when and how they work. 2:57 min.
Understanding Leukemia In Children
In this video, Dr. Guarini from Columbia University is interviewed and explains what leukemia is and who is most likely to have the disease. Leukemia ia a cancer of the white blood cells. There are two types of leukemia. 4:07 min.
Discusses what texture is-it refers to the way something feels. There are two types of texture actual texture and stimulated texture.
Examples are given. (2:05)
This video, done by a high school student in Santa Clara, California, looks at one of the elements of art - space. It shows how to display depth and space. A discussion and examples of the different types of space helps you hve a good understanding of perspective. This video is part of the video collection at NextVista.org (http://nextvista.org), a proud partner of Curriki. (4:13)
This video, done by a high school student in Santa Clara, California, looks at one of the elements of art - form. Forms are 3-d and take up real space. Shapes can be made into forms. Discusses different types of forms, has a review and mini quiz at the end of the video.
Farmers put in long hours and a lot of care for their animals during
birthing season. Join Kyle Brown as he brings you into the animal “nursery” at his family operated hog farm. You will also visit other types of animal farms for a view at their birthing seasons, too. The video addresses piglets, chicks, polts, and calves on the family farm. Run time 03:16.
The World of Chemistry
The relationships of chemistry to the other sciences and to everyday life are presented. An understanding of chemistry as it relates to the real world is presented through many examples, including types of fabric, paints, plastics, batteries, medicines, and fuels.
Understanding the Brain Through Epilepsy
In the midst of a young boy’s epileptic seizure, Dr. Fritz Dreifuss describes what is happening to him on a medical level. He explains that a lack of adequate inhibitory neurotransmitter function leads to an “electrical storm” in the brain. Different types of treatment are covered, including valproic acid and radical surgeries, along with how and why they are effec
Rock Cycle Rap
This song spells out and describes the three types of rocks (metamorphic, sedimentary, igneous) in a brief, entertaining rap. The song only touches on the types of rocks. The video might be used to introduce a unit on the rock cycle or to inspire students to create their own music video about the rock cycle. Run time 01:50.
Our World: The Rock Cycle
Find out how rocks brought to Earth by the Apollo astronauts have helped NASA learn more about the rock cycle. Compare igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks found on Earth to three types of rocks found on the moon.
The Unity of Living Systems
All cellular organisms — prokaryotic and eukaryotic — share basic chemical similarities. Out of these similarities, however, emerge diverse patterns of cell assembly. Students encounter the tools to understand various cell types and their relationship to noncell entities such as viruses.
Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine
The polio virus attacks certain types of nerve cells and for hundreds of years it killed and crippled - especially children. By 1952 Dr. Salk and his research team had developed a killed virus vaccine against polio. Learn how a nationwide mobilization led by Jonas Salk eradicated polio from American society in this short video clip. Run time 0:55.
Sci-tutors: Physical Processes: Energy Resources and Energy Transfer
This article from the Sci-tutors website explores the development of the 'energy' concept and some of the barriers to its understanding. In particular, the idea of dealing with 'energy transfer' rather than 'types of energy' is stressed since many trainees (and most tutors) have themselves been taught and well drilled in the latter approach. There are a number of downloads that provide teaching material that can be adapted for use with trainees and practical experiences useful to support the und
Essential Knowledge: Activating Creative Thinking Skills | Digital Camera
Education expert Amy James shows parents how they can use various types of digital cameras to activate their child's creative thinking skills.