Fern the Fox Goes to the Rainforest- An Animated Storybook
In this computer-animated storybook, Fern the Fox travels to the rainforest of Brazil. She meets animals of the region, the Scarlet Macaw, tapir, and capybara. After learning that many of these animals are losing their homes, Fern becomes concerned and launches a Save the Rainforest campaign. The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. ( 6:01)
How to find the CIRCUMFERENCE of a circle
Using a white board and a narrator, this 4:37 long video slowly shows students how to do this calculation. Good for introduction or remediation.
Counting By Tens Song
This fun video teaches kids to count by tens and goes from 10 - 100. (2:42)
How To Prevent Foot Blisters
This is a must watch video for all students. It shows precautions
to prevent foot blisters including the proper shoes that dont fit too big or small, using an antiperspirant on the feet to prevent sweaty feat which could cause foot blisters. wearing the right blend of socks and many other important things to know. Includes how to break-in new shoes. Sandals also noted.
Counting By Threes Song
This animated video counts by 3s all the way to 99. It is a very catchy tune, and your students will love it! (3:02)
The STS-135 Crew Farewell Ceremony and Hatch Closing
The STS-135 and Expedition 28 crews hold a farewell ceremony and close the hatches between the International Space Station and space shuttle Atlantis. The hatches between the spacecraft were open for seven days, 21 hours and 41 minutes.
The STS-135 Crew Speaks with Students
Atlantis Pilot Doug Hurley and Mission Specialist Rex Walheim field questions from NASA Explorer School students as part of the "Summer of Innovation" during an in-flight educational event. It was the last opportunity for shuttle crew members to respond to students' questions.
STS-135 Daily Mission Recap - Flight Day 11
A video recap of flight day 11 of the STS-135 mission of space shuttle Atlantis to the International Space Station.
Flight Day 12 Wake Up Song and Greeting
The video with audio can also be viewed here: http://1.usa.gov/rnAQBJ The Flight Day 12 wakeup music was "Don't Panic" by Coldplay, which was played for Pilot Doug Hurley. This was the last wakeup song played for a shuttle crew while docked to the International Space Station.
"Indian Camp" by Ernest Hemingway (story reading)
An important short story which established Hemingway as a writer and intoduced his sparse style, with its technical innovation that is the trademark of genius. I got the book pictures from this site: http://picasaweb.google.com/Theisemand/Engelsk_Eksamen# There's a wiki article about the story here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_Camp
Greek taxi drivers strike
Jul.18 - Tourists wait out delays in Greece's capital as taxi drivers block highways and the city of Piraeus to protest law making it easier to get taxi licenses. Jessica Gray reports.
Italian businesses worry about economy
Jul.18 - Italians worry about how country's new austerity package will affect them, on a day when Italian and Spanish bond yields soared and investors sold bank stocks and the euro over concerns the sovereign debt crisis could spread to Italy and Spain. Joanna Partridge reports
Saleh calls for dialogue in Yemen
July 18 - Yemen's President Ali Abdullah Saleh calls for national dialogue in a pro-government newspaper, but protesters continue to call for him to step down. Jessica Gray reports.
Banks put pressure on stocks
July 18 - Summary of business headlines: Stocks weighed down by worries; News Corp shares under pressure; Schwab earnings rise; Halliburton profits jump 54 percent. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Hungarian court clears 97-year-old of WWII war crimes
July 18 - A Hungarian court clears 97-year-old Sandor Kepiro of involvement in the massacre of more than 1000 civilians in Serbia during World War Two. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Scotland Yard's John Yates quits
July 18 - Scotland Yard's counter-terrorism chief, John Yates, has resigned over the News Corp hacking scandal. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Hillary Clinton arrives in India
July 18 - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrives in India to cement bilateral ties. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony call it quits
July 18 - Lopez and Anthony announce plans to divorce after seven years of marriage. Alicia Powell reports
Paul McCartney's double header
July 18 - Former Beatle plays New York's Yankee Stadium for the first time. Alicia Powell reports.
Apple's StarMine scores signal likely earnings beat: Kozey
July 18 - Apple is set to report earnings Tuesday after the bell and StarMine data suggests the market bellwether could post results above the mean, according to Reuters Equities Analyst John Kozey.