Using Blue Web'n as a Teaching Resource
This video is a middle school project on Greek columns that are used in everyday life. Images of columns are set to music and the style of column along with the location of where it was found is printed on the screen. (01:34)
10 Facts About Cheese in 30 Seconds
This short video gives 10 quick facts about cheese. Some of the facts include the following: name, hardness, room temperature, smells, etc. Content is appropriate for middle school and above. This age group will enjoy this fast paced video. (0:43)
10 Facts About Bears in 30 Seconds
This short video gives 10 quick facts about bears. Some of the facts include the following: species, size, bite force, climbers, etc. Content is appropriate for middle school and this age group will enjoy this fast paced video. (0:40)
Bear Facts About Hibernation
Ever wonder how bears hibernate all winter long? Let's make sense of it with science! This video gives good facts about how bears hibernate. Pictures are shown on screen as well as content information. This video would work well in conjunction with a lesson/unit on mammals, forest animals, bears, etc. or as a companion to nonfiction/fiction stories about animals or bears. (1:49)
What Is A Pinceone? It All Makes Sense with Science
Ever wonder what a pinecone does? Let's make sense of it with science. Pines are evergreen conifers and the oldest living trees on the planet. This informative, short video gives great facts about male and female pinecones and how pollination occurs. Content is appropriate for upper elementary and middle school students. This is a good resource for a lesson/unit on trees, living things, and/or pollination. It would work well in conjunction with a non-fiction/fiction story/book on trees, plants,
Good-Bye, Friends with Lyrics on Screen
This video includes images and lyrics to a song titled "Good-Bye, Friends" by: Dr. Jean. Some of the lyrics include: See you later, alligator. After while, crocodile! In an hour, sunflower. Maybe two, kangaroo! Gotta go, buffalo. Adios, hippos!.... (01:02)
When Do Fish Sleep? Let's Make Sense of it With Science
Ever wonder when fish sleep? Let's make sense of it with science. With all their swimming, eating and schooling, fish need a good night's sleep. This video gives good facts about how and when fish sleep. A variety of pictures are shown on each screen as well as written content. This would make a great resource for a lesson/unit on oceans and/or fish and would work well in conjunction with a non-fiction/fiction story/book on oceans and/or fish. (1:43)
Why Does A Hummingbird Hum? Let's Make Sense of it with Science
Did you ever wonder why a hummingbird hums? Let's make sense of it with science. When a hummingbird zips from one flower to another, it's always accompanied by a soft, steady hum. This video gives great facts about why hummingbirds hum. A variety of pictures are shown on screen as well as written content. This would be an excellent resource for a lesson/unit on birds and would work well in conjunction with a non-fiction/fiction story/book about birds and habits. (1:49)
How Do Birds Find Worms? Let's Make Sense of it with Science
Did you ever wonder how birds find worms? Let's make sense of it with science. Yes, it's true the early bird has a better chance of getting the worm. A variety of pictures are shown as well as written/audio content. This is an excellent resource for a lesson/unit on birds and/or habits and would work well in conjunction with reading non-fiction/fiction texts about these topics (1:36)
Number Sense: Practice
Students will practice counting to 100 and making numbers with base ten blocks Let's have some fun with math! First, practice counting to 100.
What Is A Tumbleweed? Let's Make Sense of it with Science
Did you ever wonder what tumbleweeds are? Let's make sense of it with science! To learn what tumbleweeds are, let's head out to where the tumbleweed's really roll. This video explains that tumbleweeds are annual plants and grow in the spring and summer. Then fall comes. The plant and tap root dry up. The plant snaps away from the tap root and the plant tumbles its way around and scatters its seeds. A variety of pictures are shown as well as auditory/written content. This would be a great resourc
The Battle for Midway WWII
One thousand miles from anywhere lay a lonely outpost of coral and sea called Midway. It was here in 1942 where the U.S. and Japan fought one of the greatest naval battles of World War II that changed the course of history. And it is here again where Titanic discoverer Dr. Robert Ballard now leads a team of experts and four World War II veterans on the voyage of their lives. They’re on a race against time to do the impossible: find at least one of the five downed aircraft carriers. Join th
How Do Honeybees Know Where to Find Food?
Ever wonder how honeybees know where to look for food? Let's make sense of it with science! It's a worker bee's job to find nectar and pollen. So let's follow her!! This video explains how honeybees use dance and movement to tell other bees where the food is. A variety of pictures are shown as well as auditory/written content. Some key vocabulary words are worker bee, hive, and nectar. This is a great resource for building background knowledge for our students and would work well in conjunction
Why Aren't There Any Green Stars? Ask an Astronomer
Dr. Michelle Thaller answers this question "Why Aren't There Any Green Stars?" Dr. Thaller discusses how we as humans see light as we look at the stars. Some of the key vocabulary words include black body curve, spectrum, wavelength, and cone. Content is appropriate for upper middle school and high school students. (3:17)
Probability Homework -- Homework: The Multiplication Rule
This module provides practice problems which develop concepts related to the multiplication rule in probability.
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Rearranging Formulae
Interactive simulation, rearranging formulae (letters and numbers)
Student Researchers At Texas A&M-led Dig Search For More Early-Man-In-America Artifacts
This segment revisits the excavation led by Texas A&M archeologist Mike Waters, head of the Center for the Study of the First Americans, which documents the presence of people in the continent 25 hundred years earlier than previously thought.
Regulated Markets and Auctions - Microeconomic Analysis
Microeconomic Analysis - Spring 2006. Resource allocation and price determination. By the end of the semester, students should know the basic theory, models, and results of the topics covered. They should be able to use this knowledge to answer questions and analyze real-world situations. They should also be able to identify which theory or model is appropriate to analyze a particular question and explain why their answers are correct in intuitive, as well as mathematical, terms.
U.S. Foreign Policy and the War on Terrorism - US Foreign Policy After 9/11
US Foreign Policy after 9/11 - Spring 2006. Lecture - Ian Lustick, Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania. This course provides an opportunity to study and discuss issues and events having recent international impact and/or interest. The course will present a multidisciplinary perspective on specific subjects with the intent of linking students with the scholars and scholarship involved in understanding and explaining current international issues, events, and crisis. The subj