How to Use "Museum Box" (Virtual Storage Box)
Museum Box is a site that provides the tools for teachers and students to build up an argument or description of an event, person or historical period by placing items in a virtual box. What items, for example, would you put in a box to describe your life; the life of a Victorian Servant or Roman soldier; or to show that slavery was wrong and unnecessary? You can display anything from a text file to a movie. You can also view and comment on the museum boxes submitted by others. A great site that
Gauge Pressure, Absolute Pressure, and Pressure Measurement
Chessboard Algebra and Function Machines
Lesson Objective:Students find the rule that determines the number of chessboard squares. Questions to Consider:See how Ms. Bottomley uses a function machine to have students predict the ruleHow does the lesson help students see the difference between additive and multiplicative patterns?What about the lesson helps students be successful with this complex pattern?Common Core StandardsMath.4.OA.2, Math.4.OA.5
News #95 - Visual Dictionary: A Must Have On Your Summer Reading List
School’s out! You’ve got your bag packed and are ready for a sun-filled, stress-free summer. All you want is an ice-cold pina colada in your hand and a good book to relax with. But what if we told you that the book you’re looking for is actually a dictionary? Okay, okay…we can hear you laughing [...]
William W. Ashby Investment Lecture Series on Value Investing
William W. Ashby discusses Value Investing and the Ashby Speaker Series.
Andrew Jackson's Controversial Decisions
During his presidency, Andrew Jackson was determined to change Washington and change the United States of America. In this video clip, find out how Andrew Jackson's controversial Indian Removal Act paved the way for The Trail of Tears. (03:31)
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The Great Gravity Escape
Students use water balloons and a length of string to understand how gravity and the velocity of a spacecraft balance to form an orbit. They see that when the velocity becomes too great for gravity to hold onto an object, the object escapes the gravity of the sun or planet that it orbits.
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Keynote - Satya Nadella | TechEd North America 2012
Microsoft's senior leaders share their vision for the future of IT and demonstrate Microsoft's strategy for executing this vision through current and soon-to-release solutions.
Stephen Adler and Felix Salmon talk Aspen Ideas Fest
Reuters Editor-in-Chief, Stephen Adler, and Reuters blogger, Felix Salmon, talk about their favorite panels at the 2011 Aspen Ideas Festival.
Sculpture: One Minute Sculpture Lesson
Throughout history, people have been creating sculpture in different ways and with different materials all over the world. This short animation provides a quick lesson on the history of sculpture. Students will understand that sculpture is three-dimensional art with height, width and depth.
Super Why… To the Rescue! (Interactive Game)
Play this Super WHY! game, Super Why…To the Rescue!, to practice sentence construction! Students will help Super Why catch the words to create a sentence and then have to decide what word fits in the missing spot of the sentence!
Tipos de alimentos (en español)
Aquí tienen un video que describe los diferentes tipos de alimentos. El video tiene la canción "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" en el fondo mientras que las imágenes de los grupos de alimentos aparecen en la pantalla. (4:35)
Science Bulletins: Hubble Tracks the Seasons of Pluto
NASA recently released images of Pluto taken by the Hubble Space Telescope in 2002 and 2003. When compared to images from 1994, the new images show distinct seasonal stages in Pluto's 248-year orbit around the Sun.
GoNUxstream Season Recap - Baseball 2012
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Open Source Software for Health Open Source Software for Health is a collection of openly-licensed and open source software for health and related fields. Resources include software for electronic medical/health records (EMR/EHR), healthcare information system (HIS) and inst
Open Source Software for Health is a collection of openly-licensed and open source software for health and related fields. Resources include software for electronic medical/health records (EMR/EHR), healthcare information system (HIS) and inst
Breakingviews: China stocks set for bull run?
July 5 - Shanghai's main share index will not recoup losses from 2011 this year, according to a Reuters poll. But Breakingviews' Richard Beales says the outlook is not as dismal as some think.