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)
Big Stuff: Earth
This series looks at how the really gargantuan things of the world work. This episode covers huge industrial places on Earth. Topics covered include Gary Works the steel manufacture, ceiling cranes, London's Underground, monster mechanical moles, Hughes Space and Satellite Plant, Gold Mine in Nevada, P and H Electric shovels, and the Ski dome.
Some Learning Questions include: 1. What place in the United States is among the world leaders in steel manufacturing?
2. How many Disne
Earthworms are decomposers that feed on dead plants, animals, and insects.
A New Conversation with Jack Welch
Jack Welch has never been one to pussyfoot around when it comes to discussions of leadership, and he doesn’t break from form during a lively give-and-take with MIT Sloan Dean David Schmittlein and an audience of Sloan students.
Schmittlein starts with a series of questions involving the reasons why some top corporations
Poemas y carta de José Martí
Éste módulo provee una planificación de clase en el cual se pueden usar los poemas de José Martí, “Dos patrias” y “Yo soy un hombre sincero”, junto con recursos primarios, como Carta de Jose […]
Chapter 05 - The Adventures of Tom Sawyer by Mark Twain - The Pinch-bug And His Prey
Chapter 05: The Pinch-bug And His Prey. Classic Literature Video Book with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by John Greenman. (11:23)
A small-scale demonstration of the IVEO Learning System
Walking into the Camera
12.08.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Mehrere europäische Länder wollen die jüngsten Börsen-Turbulenzen durch das Verbot hochspekulativer Geschäfte eindämmen. Wie die EU-Finanzmarktaufsicht in Brüssel mitteilte, untersagen nach Griechenland jetzt auch Frankreich, Italien, Spanien und Belgien vorerst und teilweise s
European shopper slowdown hits H&M
Aug. 15 - Hennes & Mauritz posted a 6 percent drop in like-for-like sales in July, lagging expectations, amid weak consumer sentiment in Europe where the Swedish budget-fashion giant sells most of its clothes. Hayley Platt reports
Gunfire in Tripoli
Aug. 20 - Residents report fighting in several neighborhoods in Tripoli while the government says it has firm control of Libya's capital. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
"NextLab I: Designing Mobile Technologies for the Next Billion Users, Fall 2008"
"Can you make a cellphone change the world? NextLab is a hands-on year-long design course in which students research, develop and deploy mobile technologies for the next billion mobile users in developing countries. Guided by real-world needs as observed by local partners, students work in multidisciplinary teams on term-long projects, closely collaborating with NGOs and communities at the local level, field practitioners, and experts in relevant fields. Students are expected to leverage technic