Mapping the Surface of a Planet Teacher Guide
This activity guide illustrates how teachers can use planetary comparisons between Earth and Mars to teach basic geologic activities - i.e. volcanoes, impact cratering, layering, river processes, and crosscutting relationships to help the students understand a planet's history. This lesson is using current science results, as it contains actual orbital data from the Mars Global Surveyor mission. The lessons in this activity are aligned to the National Science Education Standards and help student
Magnetosphere- Protector of the Earth
In this activity, students will learn about the magnetosphere, the effects of solar activity, and the importance of the Earth's magnetic field in protecting living organisms from solar radiation. Background information, a materials list, procedures, outcomes, and standards are included. Links to a glossary and to additional information are embedded in the text.
13.05.2011 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainieren Sie Ihr Hörverstehen mit authentischen Materialien. Nutzen Sie die Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Die deutsche Wirtschaft wächst noch stärker als bislang erwartet. Wie das Statistische Bundesamt mitteilte, stieg das Bruttoinlandsprodukt im ersten Quartal 2011 um 1,5 Prozent im Vergleich zu den drei Monaten zuvor. Damit habe die deutsche Wirtschaft das Vorkrisenniveau von Anfang 2008 bereits wieder &uum
19. Happy Birthday To You! (Listen Up & Learn)
Learn Italian with www.LearnItalianPod.com - Episode #19 of the fun-to-practice and extra-useful "Listen Up & Learn" lesson series is entitled "Happy Birthday To You!" - Get ready, 'cause today we're going to do something different! What do we mean by that? How about Jane singing "Happy Birthday" to her fictitious eight years old son [...]
20. Welcome To The Library (Listen Up & Learn)
Learn Italian with www.LearnItalianPod.com - Episode #20 of the fun-to-practice and extra-useful "Listen Up & Learn" lesson series is entitled "Welcome To The Library" - Let's take a guided tour inside a big Italian University library to learn and practice a collection of new words and sentences that you will need to know and [...]
Announcement! こんにちは、みなさん！=Hi everyone! I am going to start a program called: “Japancast Master Hiragana and Katakana in 10 Weeks” I know there are so many people who are interested in learning Japanese, but are dreading to learn Hiragana and Katakana. You know some words and phrases by watching Anime or J-drama, but you do not [...]
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This video provides a brief introduction to prepositions. Examples include images along with sentences that contain a preposition. A narrator explains each example. The video cuts off at the end. (01:06)
Using Clothes Hangers for Arts & Crafts Projects for Kids.com
This three minute video starts out as a commercial for a book and publisher, but once that is done it shows young children how to use clothes hangers to make a variety of arts and crafts projects. Many good tips on cutting and organizing too. Great for primary teachers.
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)
The Kingdoms of Life by StudyJams
Scientists group organisms, or living things, with similar traits together. Kingdoms are the largest group, and there are five of them: plant, animal, fungus, protist, and bacteria. Grouping organisms into kingdoms helps scientists understand the similarities among living things. Learn more about the five kingdoms with this cartoon animation from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz and song are also provided on this link.
How To Quickly Change Directions on the Soccer Field
Soccer Coach Sean Carlisle demonstrates an effective footwork drill for learning how to quickly change direction on the soccer field during a game. (1:30)
Miwa Matreyek's Glorious Visions
Using animation, projections and her own moving shadow, Miwa Matreyek performs a gorgeous, meditative piece about inner and outer discovery. Take a quiet 10 minutes and dive in. With music from Anna Oxygen, Mirah, Caroline Lufkin and Mileece. Miwa Matreyek creates performances where real shapes and virtual images trade places, amid layers of animation, video and live bodies. (11:00)
Introduction to Chemistry
This is one of the longer (but, excellent!) videos on WatchKnow, however, the viewer will see that the video is digestable in small chunks. The video has been cut into small 'segments' or 'chapters' on the side. This is one of the free videos on Educator.com; the rest require a subscription fee.
"This lecture is an Introduction to Chemistry. Instructor will go over Chemistry as an Experimental Science which studies changes in matter and Energy Distribution before delving into Propertie
Leading@Google: Joseph Grenny
Joseph Grenny spoke to Googlers in Mountain View on April 14, 2011 about the book he co-authored: Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success. About Change Anything: "A stunning new approach to how individuals can not only change their lives for the better in the workplace, but also their lives away from the office, including (but not limited to) finding ways to improve one's working relationship with others, one's overall health, outlook on life, and so on. For example, why is it th
Guide to the Records of the Civic Club of Allegheny County, 1896-1967
The mission of The Civic Club of Allegheny County has been "to promote by education and organized non-partisan effort a higher public spirit and better social order." This collection contains Civic Club by-laws and constitution; minutes of annual, board of directors, and committee meetings; records documenting The Civic Clubs's legislative campaigns and social services; and voter directories for general and primary elections between 1930 and 1973.
Guide to the Records of the Young Friends of North America, Committee on Conscription, 1968-1969
The Young Friends of North America, whose members were between the ages of 18-30, established a Committee on Conscription in the fall of 1968. The Committee on Conscription facilitated communication among members who were involved with draft resistance. The Committee also collected information from members who have resisted the draft since the 1940's and from those who were imprisoned for draft resistance. This collection contains photocopies of memoranda, minutes, questionnaires, brochures, bro
Photographic Prints of Robert A. Cummings, Jr., c.1950's
This collection contains photographic prints of Robert A. Cummings, Jr. The 67 photographic prints from the decade of the 1950's are of the Pittsburgh Area.
Papers of Abraham L. Wolk, 1937-1968
Abraham L. Wolk was born in 1891 and was a Pittsburgh jurist and a former Pittsburgh city councilman whose interests included smoke control, industrial health programs, the "Pay-as-you-go" tax program, and the Civic Light Opera. The collection contains correspondence, memoranda and notes, writings, speeches, memorabilia, photographs and scrapbooks. The scrapbooks have been microfilmed.
Guide to the Records of the Grace Reformed Church, Pittsburgh, PA, 1853-1964
This collection contains the records of the Grace Reformed Church, Pittsburgh, PA 1853-1964 and relates primarily to financial information and organizational infrastructure. These records include bank ledgers, statements, receipts, bills of sale, church programs, bulletins, missals, sermons, member lists, burial records, correspondence, meeting minutes, memoranda, and miscellaneous medias.