Ecnomic Update on WBAI May Schedule
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GRIT TV Interview: Playing Politics with the Budget
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MAGE: Multi-Agent Game Environment
We study the use of games as a metaphor for building social interaction
in norm-governed multi-agent systems. As part of our research we propose
MAGE (Multi-Agent Game Environment) as a logic-based framework that
represents complex agent interactions as games. MAGE seeks to (a) reuse
existing computational techniques for defining event-based normative sys-
tem and (b) complement these techniques with a coordination component to
support complex interactions.
A game in
I Have a Dream: A Celebration of Black History Month
This is five minute, student created salute to Dr. Martin Luther King and other figures in Black History. It was done by students grades K-6 who were performing for the very first time.
Buckalope Elementary - Learning Is A Hoot
Buckalope Elementary is a 12 episode Puppet Educational Series (K-4) that promotes social, emotional, and academic development, and gets kids excited about learning. (02:20)
Crocodiles in Love
With snout rubbing and bubble blowing, two saltwater crocodiles court one another. (02:26)
The Solar System - Space School
This four minute video is about how the solar system was formed. Planets were formed by pieces of debris colliding into each other
until it formed a planet. The sun's gravity held them in orbit. Each of the planets is quickly shown with some debate about Pluto. Dwarf planets are explained. A good overview.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Now I Know My One, Two, Threes
In this Richard Scarry video, Sister Cat is upset because she is having trouble counting. She gets upset when others try to help her but Huckle and Lowly encourage her by teaching her a rhyme. This is a good teaching resource for young learners to recognize and use numbers to 20. (6:30)
A World Without Moms: Happy Mother's Day
The Jubilee Project made this video to honor moms around the world because we were inspired by the love and care we received from our own moms. (03:41)
Biography of Rosa Parks
This 4:40 minute long video is about the life of Rosa Parks. It provides some insights into her choices and the impact they have had on history and Civil Rights. There isn't much depth in the video, but it useful as a reminder to students about the importance of getting involved.
Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad (3:07)
Born a slave, Harriett Tubman became a famous "conductor" on the Underground Railroad, leading hundreds of slaves to freedom. This is an overview, but lacks maps, statistics, and other information that would make it more useful.
Unlimited Renewable Energy in the 21st Century
An excellent 26-minute documentary about renewable energy and other alternatives to fossil fuels. It features a group of passionate children calling for adults to take action and address global warming. It also includes global warming and energy experts talking about various promising technologies such as solar, wind and tidal power, transportation and the issue of food as it pertains to energy consumption.
How to Measure the Rapid Climate Change on Earth
Learn about what we do about the rapid climate changes. In this video you will also learn more about what the atmospheric radiation measurement program does. (07:47)
Understanding the Comma
This lesson opens with a brief introduction to the history of punctuation. Seven basic rules for using the comma correctly are presented and explained through humorous examples and illustrations. The original song, "Throw a Comma Down,"completes the lesson and reviews the seven rules. (03:23)
How To Add Explosive Power To Your Soccer Moves
Soccer Coach Mike Hefron demonstrates how to add explosive power to your beat-the-man moves on the soccer field in just 6 weeks.
Soccer Training - Inside-Inside-Outside Drill
Coach Sean Carlisle of 6 Weeks To Soccer Magic demonstrates an effective footwork drill for learning how to use the inside and outside of your foot when moving the ball on the soccer field. ( 1:41)
Improving Basketball Skills : How to Dunk a Basketball
There are many ways to dunk a basketball; however, the fundamental rule when dunking the ball is to start jumping three to five feet before the basket. This 2:12 video reviews how to hold the ball and the jump. Too basic and lacking insights such as take-off leg, how to hold the ball, and landing.
Hands-On Science with Squishy Circuits
In a zippy demo at TED U, AnnMarie Thomas shows how two different kinds of homemade play dough can be used to demonstrate electrical properties -- by lighting up LEDs, spinning motors, and turning little kids into circuit designers. This video could also be used to inspire a science fair project (04:09)
The Andes: Ecuador's Rainforests
A five minute video about a trip from the Andes to the Amazon
John Vidal reports on the Ecuadorian rainforest tribes and the tremendous amount of plant and animal diversity is located there. This video provides data that shows how the development of this area is impacting the people and the environment. A good video for a debate.
Three Types of Volcanoes
A student centered 1:30 video that shows the three types of volcanoes and student made examples of these is shown.