This lesson plan is part of the DiscoverySchool.com lesson plan library for grades 6-8. It focuses on biodiversity within ecosystems and within species. Students visit a local area and collect leaves to demonstrate how diverse life can exist within a small area. Included are objectives, materials, procedures, discussion questions, evaluation ideas, suggested readings, and vocabulary. There are videos available to order which complement this lesson, an audio-enhanced vocabulary list, and links to
Algebra Team: Strategies for Group Work
Lesson Objective: Compare Ms. W's and Ms. J's two different strategies (4 of 4). Questions to Consider: Why does Ms. Warburton feel students should work on their own before "team talk?"How does Ms. W let students know which "gear" to be in?How do Ms. J's group roles help reinforce concepts and precision?Support Materials BelowTranscripts, worksheets, and more.
History of Australian Prime Ministers
THIS IS A PICTORIAL MONTAGE HISTORY OF AUSTRALIAN PRIME MINISTERS. (Amateur video)
Great Decisions- "Promoting Democracy"
"Promoting Democracy" by Dr. Sherwood J. McGinnis, U.S. Army War College, is part of the 2012 Great Decisions lecture series. The U.S. has had a history of advancing and supporting democracy around the world. What place does democracy promotion have in U.S. foreign policy today? With a choice of tools ranging from economic aid to military force, what are the appropriate yet effective methods that the U.S. should use to promote democracy.
Woordzoeker : Hoe los je ze op en hoe maak je ze zelf? Via deze site kom je heel wat te weten over een woordzoeker en hoe je zelf je eigen woordzoeker maakt. De site laat je toe om een tool te downloaden zodat je ook offline jouw woordzoekers kan genereren.
Via deze site kom je heel wat te weten over een woordzoeker en hoe je zelf je eigen woordzoeker maakt. De site laat je toe om een tool te downloaden zodat je ook offline jouw woordzoekers kan genereren.
U-M Welcomes President Obama
President Barack Obama visits the University of Michigan on January 27, 2012.
Mark Zuckerberg, David Kirkpatrick, and Guy Raz:The Facebook Effect
This is an episode of REVOLUTIONARIES, a co-production of the Computer History Museum and KQED television, with major sponsorship by Intel. Recorded: July 21, 2010, originally broadcast on January 16, 2012. The growth and impact of Facebook is mind blowing, even for an industry that considers "overnight success" to be a long-range goal. Founded in a Harvard dorm room on February 4th 2004 by 19-year-old Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook announced in July 2010 that had it reached the milestone of 500 mil
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student 2 RA1 Rachel.
The gun is part of America's creation story. Gunsmith George Suiter describes the technology of this potent tool.
WOD 2-1-12 Quail
Eva on Writing, Part 1: Introduction
Yellowfin Tuna--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of Yellowfin Tuna swimming in their natural environment. Students will enjoy the ocean waves as they watch these amazing creatures jump in the water.The yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) is a fish built for speed and endurance. Its streamlined body is metallic dark blue on the back, blending into yellow or silver on the belly. The belly is patterned with numerous broken lines, and a vivid golden stripe runs along each side o
Abel Meeropol, Billie Holiday and A Song Born in Protest
In the late 1930s, Abel Meeropol, son of Russian Jewish immigrants and a high school English teacher in the Bronx neighborhood where he was born, wrote a poem entitled Strange Fruit. This video discusses how the poem would later be performed by the legendary Billie Holiday as a song of protest, bringing national attention to the crime of lynching. (3:40)
Black Campus Movement in Higher Education, 1965-72
Hundreds of thousands of black students, aided on some campuses by white and Latino students, demanded and protested for a relevant learning experience. At upwards of 1,000 traditionally white and historically black colleges and universities in the United States, black campus activists initiated a range of campus reforms, including the addition of more black students, faculty, administrators, and coaches, and the establishment of black cultural centers and Black Studies courses and programs. The
Introducción al análisis literario de textos en lengua inglesa (2011)
Formación básica en la lectura, el análisis y comentario de textos literarios ingleses objeto de estudio. Comprensión y aplicación de los conceptos básicos de la teoría crítica literaria anglo-norteamericana y de la teoría de la literatura. Se trata, por tanto, de adquirir una serie de competencias basadas en una formación coherente y fundamentada donde teoría y práctica son igualmente importantes, abordándose de modo dinámico con alternancia de elementos conceptuales y metodológi
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Sunday Service - 1/29/2012 - Adam Hollowell
A service of worship in Duke University Chapel. Dr Adam Hollowell delivers a sermon entitled "Knowledge and Power." Opening excerpt fro the sermon: (42:27) "About this time eleven years ago I was sitting in a small classroom in the Religion Department next door fulfilling my freshman year seminar requirement. As was the practice then, and still is today, all first year students must take a seminar course of fifteen students or fewer, and I elected to take mine in on the topic of Protestants an
Slope - Problem 2 of 3
This video is a continuation and presents an example that demonstrates how use the slope equation to find a point on a line when given another point. (2:04)
Discrete Stochastic Processes, Spring 2011
Discrete stochastic processes are essentially probabilistic systems that evolve in time via random changes occurring at discrete fixed or random intervals. This course aims to help students acquire both the mathematical principles and the intuition necessary to create, analyze, and understand insightful models for a broad range of these processes. The range of areas for which discrete stochastic-process models are useful is constantly expanding, and includes many applications in engineering, ph