Schoolhouse Rock - $7.50 Once a Week
This video shows students the importance of keeping track of their money and budgeting that money. It is written and sung by Dave Frishberg and shows how saving a little each day builds for the future. It also explains the importance of making good choices. The video could be used for a conversation about needs and wants as well. (03:03)
Scooter Computer and Mr. Chips- Number Cruncher
This three minute video is a bit dated, but helps explain how computers are used in terms of keeping track of numbers.
TED Ed--Kevin Allocca: Why Videos Go Viral
Kevin Allocca is YouTube's trends manager, and he has deep thoughts about silly web video. In this talk from TEDYouth, he shares the 4 reasons a video goes viral. (7:21)
ISS Update - April 25, 2012
The International Space Station video update for April 25, 2012.
Inside the Russian Soyuz Spacecraft
In this episode of NASA: Behind the Scenes, take a tour inside the Russian Soyuz, the vehicle which takes the expedition crews back and forth to the International Space Station. Astronaut Mike Fincke, a veteran of the Soyuz and shuttle, shows off the features of the vehicles and talks about what it's like to be inside.
Students Speak With NASA Astronaut Mike Foreman
From NASA's International Space Station Mission Control Center NASA astronaut Mike Foreman participates in a Digital Learning Network (DLN) event with fifth grade students at Berry Elementary School in Houston, Texas. The DLN connects students and teachers with NASA experts and education specialists using online communication technologies like video/web conferencing and webcasting. Register for free, interactive events listed in the catalog or watch the webcasts. http://dln.nasa.gov
Station Change of Command Ceremony
Expedition 30 Commander Dan Burbank ceremonially handed the keys to the International Space Station over to Expedition 31 Commander Oleg Kononenko in a ceremony on the complex on April 25, 2012.
1909-11-28: A Woman Inventor Who Plans - and Expects - To Fly
This image is a newspaper clipping about E. Lilian Todd and the airplane she designed and that Mrs. Sage financed.,E. Lilian Todd was an unusual woman for her day, or ours. From a modest background and largely self-educated, she became a stenographer and then worked for a firm of patent attorneys in Washington, D.C. But in her spare time, she designed and built model planes and by 1906 she had developed a model biplane and was seeking a sponsor to enable it to be built and test-flown. Olivia Sag
26.04.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. In Pakistan hat der Oberste Gerichtshof Premierminister Yousuf Raza Gilani wegen Missachtung der Justiz verurteilt. Eine Gefängnisstrafe wurde aber nicht verhängt, wie das staatliche Fernsehen berichtete. Gilani musste sich seit Februar vor den Richtern verantworten. Ihm wurde vorgeworfen, neue Ermittlungen gegen Staatspräsident Asif Ali Zardari
"All About Colors!" Storybook Read Along
This video book uses real life pictures to teach about colors. Students will see the color and color word, hear the word, and see 3 pictures to represent each color. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review colors and color words in the early childhood classroom. (6:53)
'The Very Lonely Firefly' by Eric Carle Story Book Read Along
In this Story Book Read Along, students will hear "The Very Lonely Firefly" written by Eric Carle. Students will enjoy seeing the illustrations and listening to the sound effects. This is a great resource for the elementary classroom. (4:11)
Energy in a Roller Coaster Ride
This interactive roller coaster ride produced for Teachers' Domain illustrates the relationship between potential and kinetic energy. As the coaster cars go up and down the hills and around the loop of the track, a pie chart shows how energy is transformed back and forth between gravitational potential energy and kinetic energy.
Personality and values
Welcome to ‘Personality and Values’, one of several ‘Futures’ workbooks, which help you choose and prepare a career route after graduation. Like the other workbooks in the series you can dip in and out doing the exercises which are most relevant to you. You might want to include the exercises or the output in your personal development plan or e-portfolio The aim of this workbook is to help you to clarify or identify your personality type and work values as a step toward choosing work
17.960 Foundations of Political Science (MIT)
This subject, required of all first-year PhD students in political science, introduces fundamental ideas, theories, and methods in contemporary political science through the study of a small number of major books and articles that are intrinsically good and have been influential in the field. The first semester focuses principally on issues of political theory and international relations, while the second focuses principally on American and comparative politics. Readings in the fall semeste
Frosh Camp at the University of Memphis-Student Version 2012
Incoming Freshmen, see all the benefits of attending Frosh Camp at the University of Memphis this summer.
Peer Advisors & Mentors (PAM) Spotlight: Katie Apolinaro
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Gimme A Break! Mark Twain Lampoons the Horatio Alger Myth
The ideology of success--the notion that anyone could make it with enough hard work--was widely promoted in Gilded Age America. One of its most famous proponents was the author Horatio Alger, whose novels showed how poor boys could move from "rags to respectability" through "pluck and luck." Between the late 1860s and his death in 1899, Alger published more than 100 of these formulaic stories about poor boys who made good more often because of fortunate accidents than because of hard work and de
Making the best of testing
Two teachers offer a four-point plan for preparing students for end-of-grade tests without "teaching to the test": Teach to students' needs, integrate tested concepts into the curriculum, focus on learning before test-taking, and reduce students' stress.
A visit to an animal farm in Hampshire, U.K.
Two young students explore where their food comes from and they visit a lamb farm in Hampshire. They talk with the farmer about the farm and the quality of its meat products.