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1 Temperature – problem or solution? ‘Have you taken the temperature effects into account?’ (Figure 1) is nearly always a valid question in any discussion about a proposed engineering solution. Everything has a temperature, and everything behaves differently at different temperatures. It therefore deserves its own special plac
‘Have you taken the temperature effects into account?’ (Figure 1) is nearly always a valid question in any discussion about a proposed engineering solution. Everything has a temperature, and everything behaves differently at different temperatures. It therefore deserves its own special plac
LEGO Education WeDo : Basisfiche Deze didactische fiche met verwijzing naar eindtermen en leerplannen (voor de verschillende onderwijskoepels) leert je hoe je met LEGO Education WeDo kan werken.
Deze didactische fiche met verwijzing naar eindtermen en leerplannen (voor de verschillende onderwijskoepels) leert je hoe je met LEGO Education WeDo kan werken.
Royals open children's hospital unit
Sept. 29 - The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge open a new children's unit at The Royal Marsden Hospital in Surrey. Kilmeny Duchardt reports.
"The Interrogation of Gabriel James" by Charlie Price--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "The Interrogation of Gabriel James" by Charlie Price. In a harshly-lit interrogation room in Billings, Montana, 14-year-old Gabriel James is under pressure to reveal key facts in a double homicide, for which he is the only witness. But is Gabe just an innocent bystander in these killings, or does he have a few secrets of his own? As the layers of this suspenseful, non-linear story unfold, you'll be shocked to learn what Gabe knows, and
75 Years of Costume Design
Colonial Williamsburg marks 75 years of costumed interpretation in 2009. Costume Design Center Director Brenda Rosseau describes the metamorphosis from 1934.
Snowscene - Quiz
Students will be able to understand the symbolism in this poem.
Pirates Amongst Us
A disgruntled pirate's haunted history lingers in the town where his shipmates met the hangman. Carson Hudson and Willie Balderson team up for "Pirates Amongst Us."
PIA Award: Greenwood FEB 2011
A visit to Greenwood Elementary School (Henrico County Public Schools, VA) to see the progress students have made on their Learning Garden Project mural. Artist David Camden was in Mrs. Slinkman's Art class for the day. Apply to implement your own arts integration project at: http://scs.richmond.edu/arts/awards.html
Plant and Animal Cell Rap
This short, animated video gives a brief description of animal and plant cell parts in rap form. This is a good resource to introduce and/or review cell parts in the classroom. It would be a good springboard to have students design their own cell demonstration. (1:23)
Under Our Skin
A dramatic tale of microbes, medicine and money, this eye-opening new film investigates the untold story of Lyme disease, an emerging epidemic larger than AIDS. Each year thousands go undiagnosed or misdiagnosed, told that their symptoms are "all in their head." Following the stories of patients and physicians as they battle for their lives and livelihoods, the film brings into focus a haunting picture of our health care system and its ability to cope with a silent terror under our skin. (10mins
Applying for US Citizenship Part 2 of 4
Debby Alter from JFVS gives detailed instructions on how to apply for United States Citizenship. In this segment, directions are given for checking the status of citizenship applications. Basic directions for fillling out the applications are also given. ( 6:52)
A Summer Hike With Kids
Take a virtual field trip to the beautiful Aiken Canyon in Colorado in this video. Learn all about the Nature Conservancy, supplies needed for hiking, and see beautiful scenery and wildlife in this student's tour. ( 3:20)
What Is Sociology?
What is sociology? The purpose of this presentation is to provide an introduction to the discipline of sociology. Uses the example of fertility rates to discuss various basic theories and methods. (07:02)
Veteran's Day: Interview with a World War II Veteran
A student explains the purpose of Veteran's Day as this video begins. She then interviews her grandfather, a veteran of WWII. He explains how U.S. entered the war , and video of Pearl Harbor is shown. He then describes his duties as a soldier and what he learned from serving. ( 3:10)
As autism has exploded into the public consciousness over the last 20 years, two opposing questions have been asked about the condition fueling the debate: is it a devastating sickness to be cured or is it a variation of the human brain just a different way to be human? LOVING LAMPPOSTS: LIVING AUTISTIC takes a look at two movements: the recovery movement, which views autism as a tragic epidemic brought on by environmental toxins and the neurodiversity movement, which argues that autism sh
A Kid's Introduction to Geocaching
Geocaching is a great hobby for kids of all ages. Make your summer hikes even more fun by learning a the basics of geocaching. The video provides a brief overview and how to use a GPS. (3:17)
The Golden Rule
An introduction the Golden Rule for young children. You know the Golden Rule, that great universal moral maxim, found in many forms in many religions and philosophies: "Do unto others what you would like them to do unto you."
Episode 60 - Introducing the Windows Azure Platform PowerShell Cmdlets 2.0
"The Miracle Stealer" by Neil Connelly--The Pick of the Week from 60 second Recap®
In this video, teenage students will be introduced to "The Miracle Stealer" by Neil Connelly. n the setting for "The Miracle Stealer" is kind of a giveaway: Paradise, PA, where miracles really do happen. At least, so the townsfolk in teenage Andi Grant's fervently faithful town would like to believe. Andi might like to believe, too, but she's got one gigantic hang-up: the miracle worker himself. Also known as: her little brother. In this intriguing faith-based drama, the action picks up whe