The Chinese Pipa
If you want to play this cool instrument, you need some serious hand coordination. The pipa is a pear-shaped string instrument that is native to China. The “pi” means to push the right-hand fingers from right to left, and “pa” is to pull the thumb of the right hand from left to right. Aside from its cool name, the Pipa, it is said, must be played with an open heart and mind in order to truly play it. This great video from explore.org features this cool Chinese string instrument. So enjoy
Kindergarten and 1st Grade-Basic Addition
In this brief video addition with manipulatives is introduced. This is a basic lesson showing 1+1=2 and 2+2=4 (0:48).
Steam Engine Drives a Revolution
The steam engine revolutionized the world of transportation.
vention inspired by a boiling kettle? This video explains how steam power came to be utilized as a source of energy and its developments through the ages. A good video when studying any aspect of technology and innovation in history.
Treaty of Versailles
Know About The Treaty Of Versailles - The treaty was designed to free the small ethnic groups from Germany's reign and make sure the power hungry Germany could not ravage France again. It also helps explain how this resulted in future problems. A good, brief review, but students need a map to be able showing Germany before and after the treaty was signed.
What Is the Earth Made of?
The earth's mantle, core and surface have varying chemical compositions, but the earth is generally made up of eight main elements, within which there are four super abundant elements. (02:18)
What Kinds of Animals Live in the Rain Forest?
What Kinds of Animals Live in the Rain Forest? There are two types of rain forests, including temperate rain forests and tropical rain forests, but both possess an abundance of different animal species. (03:10)
Prepositions of Location-In, On, Under, Over, In Front, Behind
This video's main character Shompy demonstrates prepositions of location (in, on, under, over, in front, behin) with a balloon. The song and motions get faster as the song continues. The end of the song shows sign language for the prepositions (1:41).
What Is Earth's Coldest & Warmest Temperature?
The coldest recorded temperature was -129 degrees Fahrenheit, in Antarctica, and the hottest recorded temperature was 136 degrees Fahrenheit, in Libya. Learn more about extreme records for hot and cold weather.
Spartan Sagas: Michele Payn-Knoper, Shaking the hand that feeds you
Michele Payn-Knoper is a champion for agriculture. The certified speaking professional travels the United States and internationally, helping farmers communicate more effectively about the agrifood industry, while helping consumers understand what's happening with food production. The Spartan alumna knows firsthand the realities and risks of farm life. In addition to now living on a farm in Indiana, she grew up on a family farm in Michigan that was eventually lost. Since earning degrees in an
078 Special Exhibition: Guitar Heroes: Legendary Craftsmen from Italy to New York
February 9, 2011–July 4, 2011
John D’Angelico (American, 1905–1964), renowned for his handcrafted archtop guitars that have been used by generations of musicians in a wide variety of genres, is the first of three master craftsmen profiled by exhibition curator Jayson Dobney.
Nick Jr.-Say What You See-Animals & Numbers
Nick Jr's Say What You See asks young learners to look at a different picture as the block turns and to repeat what you see. The objects are a bee, a cat, a fish, a cow, 1, 2, 3. It repeats this several times. Gets faster at the end. Very cute way to introduce or to review basic numbers and animals in an early childhood classroom (1:05).
Lopen : Start en sprint Deze bijdrage bevat een uitgebreide lesvoorbereiding over lopen. Deze les kan gebruikt worden in het onderdeel atletiek. De les bespreekt de start en de sprint eerst apart en deze 2 elementen worden samengevoegd op het eind van de les.
Deze bijdrage bevat een uitgebreide lesvoorbereiding over lopen. Deze les kan gebruikt worden in het onderdeel atletiek. De les bespreekt de start en de sprint eerst apart en deze 2 elementen worden samengevoegd op het eind van de les.
The Economic Crisis & Left Responses
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Volleybal : Bovenhands toetsen Tijdens deze les doen de leerlingen verschillende oefeningen om het bovenhands toetsen aan te leren.
Tijdens deze les doen de leerlingen verschillende oefeningen om het bovenhands toetsen aan te leren.
Living science at Queens
The state-of-the-art Rogers Science and Health Building will provide Queens with a facility that matches the high quality of our science and health faculty, students and programs.