End of World War II
End Of World War II- At 9 O'clock on Sunday, 1945, the war finally comes to an end, following the victory of the Allied forces. This video clip contains vintage news clips of the era.
Estimating Whole Numbers - by StudyJams
One way to estimate is by rounding a number. Rounding is a great way to make numbers easier to work with. Numbers are often rounded to the nearest ten, hundred, or thousand. Learn more about estimation and rounding with this step-by-step, interactive video from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Atomic Bomb and Hiroshima
Atomic Bomb And Hiroshima - Having ignored American demands for surrender, the Japanese were now to experience a new kind of destruction. (01:16)
Ian Morison on Imaging the Beauty of the Universe
Imaging the Beauty of the Universe - The lecture considers the legacy of both Edwin Hubble and the Space Telescope that bears his name - from Hubble's discovery of the expanding universe to the observations made by the Hubble Space Telescope that have, over the last two decades, given us new insights into our Universe. (03:31)
Images from the Hubble Space Telescope
Images from the Hubble Space Telescope - In this two-minute video, we look at some of the remarkable images of space brought to us by the Hubble Space Telescope.
Exploring the Deep Sea for Oil
Exploring the Deep Sea for Oil - Remotely Operated Vehicles, also known as ROV, are valuable for the oil industry as they can go deep into the sea to look for oil. (04:52)
Arthur Babysits Read-Aloud (Narrated by Tom Arnold)
This read-aloud is Arthur's Babysits written and illustrated by Marc Brown. In this story, Arthur takes on the challenge and responsibility of babysitting the Tibble twins. Words appear at bottom of screen as they are read by narrator. There is a pause, play, and back button. This is a good resource to help build a literacy rich environment. This read-aloud would be beneficial for struggling readers and/or special education students.
Number Lines - by StudyJams
Number lines are lines with evenly spaced intervals. Because of those even spaces, number lines help show a set of numbers and how they relate to one another. Sometimes those numbers show data, like major events that happen in a particular year. Learn more about number lines with this step-by-step, interactive video from StudyJams. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Arthur's Lost and Found Read-Aloud (Narrated by Kevin Bacon)
This read-aloud is Arthur's Lost and Found written and illustrated by Marc Brown. In this episode, Arthur and Buster get lost when they take their first bus ride downtown to go swimming. But during the ride they are so busy talking, reading, and sleeping that they miss their stop. Then they spend all their money on a snack and need to put their heads together to find a way home. The narrator is Kevin Bacon and words appear at bottom of s
Arthur's Computer Disaster Read-Aloud (Narrated by Clay Aiken)
This read-aloud is Arthur's Computer Disaster written and illustrated by Marc Brown. The narrator is Clay Aiken. In this Arthur episode, Arthur gets hooked on a game called Deep, Dark Sea. When Mom leaves and asks Arthur not to touch computer, he can't resist. Buster and Arthur grab the mouse at same time and screen goes blank. Arthur fears the worst. Words appear at bottom of screen as the narrator reads. There is a play, stop, forward
Arthur's Chicken Pox Read-Aloud (Read by Marc Brown)
This read-aloud is Arthur's Chicken Pox written, illustrated, and narrated by Marc Brown. In this episode Arthur gets the chicken pox. D.W. gets a little jealous because Arthur is being pampered. Arthur gets better before their big circus trip; however, D.W. ends up with it. There is a play, stop, forward button and button to enlarge screen. This is a wonderful resource to help build a literacy rich environment in the elementary classroom. It
New Trio Welcomed Aboard Station
Three new Expedition 28 crew members entered the station's Rassvet module to begin their stay when the hatches were opened at 8:34 p.m. on June 9, 2011.
3.3.1 Try some yourself
Scientific calculators are a wonderful invention, but they're only as good as the people who use them. If you often get an unexpected – or ridiculous – result when you press the ‘enter’ button, this unit is for you. Learn how to do a calculation correctly and get the right answer every time.
Man Bites Shark: Can These Great Survivors Survive?
This BioBulletin Web site takes an in-depth look at the perils facing the shark population, especially those coming from humans. The site includes text, videos, photographs, and interviews with key scientists.
Historic Art Robbery
At the completion of this chapter you will be able to understand a newspaper article about an historical event.
A House Divided: Clara's 'Rebel' Dress
Johns Hopkins University alumnus Edward Papenfuse, the Maryland State Archivist, tells the story of a 4-year-old girl who was stopped in the streets of Baltimore by Federal troops during the Civil War for wearing a dress that evoked Confederate sympathies. The young girl, Clara, kept the dress for the rest of her life and it now is part of the collection at the Maryland Historical Society.
Helen Keller & Anne Sullivan (1928 Newsreel Footage with Open Captions and Audio Description)
This newsreel footage has been described for the blind and captioned for the deaf. Helen Keller's loss of vision and hearing in infancy made comprehension of the outside world next to impossible—or so it seemed. When teacher Anne Sullivan agreed to work with Keller, that world opened up, especially when Keller comprehended the function and purpose of language. Keller and Sullivan appear in this newsreel footage from 1928, in which Sullivan explains and then demonstrates the methodology use
Lync IM an Expert - Part 2 of 2 IM an Expert is a publicly available Lync instant messaging question-and-answer service that enables users to find answers to questions by asking other users. Users can opt-in, and then the service harnesses the database of experts to connect people together via IM. In Part 2 of this series, Matthew Richardson, researcher at Microsoft, describes the technical details of IM an Expert, as well as the experiences that he and fellow researcher, Ryen White, had while developing a bot u
IM an Expert is a publicly available Lync instant messaging question-and-answer service that enables users to find answers to questions by asking other users. Users can opt-in, and then the service harnesses the database of experts to connect people together via IM.
In Part 2 of this series, Matthew Richardson, researcher at Microsoft, describes the technical details of IM an Expert, as well as the experiences that he and fellow researcher, Ryen White, had while developing a bot u
Inside the Mango Dev Tools: Push & Live Tiles Join Brandon Watson as he interviews the people behind the next release of Windows Phone, Mango. In this installment he chats with Thomas Fennel- one of the people behind the new push & live tiles functionality.
Join Brandon Watson as he interviews the people behind the next release of Windows Phone, Mango. In this installment he chats with Thomas Fennel- one of the people behind the new push & live tiles functionality.
Are business leaders playing the "expectations game" to society's detriment?
Thomson Reuters Digital Editor, Chrystia Freeland, chats with ''Fixing the Game'' author, Roger Martin and ''More Money Than God'' author, Sebastian Mallaby about critically important, but largely overlooked business practices.