This two-part activity provides an introduction to the basics of measurement (linear, mass, volume, density) and discusses the role of inferential statistics in comparing any two measurements. The concept of random variations in measurements is introduced.
Leaves and Air Pollution
In this activity, students investigate the effects of automobile pollution on plant growth by making measurements on two populations of leaves, one from within 10 meters of a busy road and a population of the same species situated more than 20 meters away
AIDS in Sub-Sahara Africa: A Detailed Examination of Botswana, Swaziland, South Africa and Uganda
This module is intended to introduce students to one of the greatest social problems to face this planet, the global epidemic of HIV/AIDS and to increase their computer and research skills within sociology.
Investigating Differences in Earnings Based on Gender
Students will use cross-tabulations and graphs to explore the differences in earnings based on gender. In doing so, they will build basic data analysis skills like forming hypotheses and using control variables.
Race and Changing Household Structure
The textbook for this course discusses cross-cultural variations in household structure, as well as changes across time in household structure in the United States. The purpose of this exercise is to examine variations in household structure in the United States according to race and historical period.
This module will introduce students to demographic and statistical language and terms and encourage critical thinking and extrapolation skills.
Handwriting Lesson: Teaching Children Cursive Name
Children have fun forming writing their names in cursive doing
Wet-dry-try on the Blackboard with Double lines. This multisensory
hands-on activity is an easy way to refine teach motor skills, mature
grasp, and cursive connections letter formations and connections.
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Creating Rich Learning Environments
Arts teachers create a safe environment where students feel free to express their thoughts and feelings and take creative risks. In this session, participants meet an Acting I teacher who helps students let go of their inhibitions and an Acting II teacher who encourages students to take creative risks as they interpret monologues. In a dance class, a teacher asks students to work closely in pairs so they can study subtle aspects of movement technique. In a visual art department, the teachers wor
Early Education : Teaching Map Skills
eHow Instructional Video- A starting point for teaching map skills can be teaching students about different areas of a classroom. Get students to draw a map of a classroom with help from a former classroom teacher.
Peer Helper Programs
Teach teens how to really listen to each other and to be bridges to professional assistance. This professional video addresses concerns skeptics may have about peer helper programs and notes the main skills peer helpers learn in this type of program.
Daily 6 traits Writing
ASILOMAR REGIONAL READING CONFERENCE March 6, 7 and 8, 2009: Learn how Daily Six-Trait Writing, a new resource for grades 1-6 +, provides trait-based writing instruction and practice of skills through short, concrete lessons and activities. (8:48)
Children and Money Part I
Learn to build your children's money skills with a weekly allowance.
Science at Home
Tips to help your child develop science skills at home.
Interview with Fusion Authors & Participants
A 3 minute interview with Karen Todd and Katy Phillips, authors of The Fusion Programme, outlining the main ethos behind Fusion. Also includes interviews with participants, asking about their challenges, the skills and strategies they learnt whilst attending Fusion, and how it has impacted their family lives. Run time 03:06.
Multiplication of Whole Numbers
This video teaches how to multiply whole numbers without a calculator. It is designed to teach basic multiplication skills.
Angle Game, Part 2 THe instructor uses an electronic blackboard with different colors. The angle game is explained and played using a star shape. Using information student knows about various angles they can figure out the sizes of the angle X. Video can be stopped and then restarted to get solution. Video gives some measurements and instructed to find the rest of the Author(s):
THe instructor uses an electronic blackboard with different colors. The angle game is explained and played using a star shape. Using information student knows about various angles they can figure out the sizes of the angle X. Video can be stopped and then restarted to get solution. Video gives some measurements and instructed to find the rest of the Author(s):
Angles in Triangles
In this TeacherTube video, the instructor shows how to find angle measurements. The writing on the instructors' white board is small, so viewers may want to open the video to 'full screen'.
Finding Area of Complex Figures
The instructor demonstrates how to find the area of complex figures consisting of one or more rectangles. They show how to break the figure up into two different figures and then add the areas together. The first figure is in the perimeter video, so to find the missing sides you could watch that video or just go on in this video and they give you the measurements. They discuss the formula for area of a square and rectangle and use this to find the area of the two figures and then add
Circle Graphs, Part I
The instructor in this video explains what circle or pie graphs are. In the beginning of the video, the instructor shows how to measure anges with a protractor. Does a good job of explaining vocabulary and all parts of the angle. Demonstrates how to calculate the angle measurements of a circle.The instructor uses a whiteboard in front of a stationary camera.
Battle of the Bulge
Explains the historical significance of the Battle of the Bulge in World War II. Uses historical photographs with narration.