Hidden Universe: Trilogy Of Terror
''The Hidden Universe' video series showcases some of the most exciting discoveries in infrared astronomy from NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope. Looking beyond the visible spectrum of light, Spitzer can see a whole new universe of dust and stars hidden from our Earth-bound eyes.' (05:25)
Celebration of the Hudson River's 400th Anniversary
MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids travels tothe Hudson River in New York to celebrate the 400th Anniversary ofHenry Hudson's voyage up the Hudson River with musician and historianLinda Russell.
Take a virtual field trip.For more Virtual Field Trips for Kids visit our website at www.meetmeatthecorner.org.
Sieve of Eratosthenes - Virtual Manipulative
This virtual manipulative displays a grid containing numbers from 2 to 200. You can use it to explore patterns and relationships involving multiples.
Using this virtual manipulative you may:
-Remove multiples of a number
-Show multiples of numbers
-Reset the workspace
-Choose how many rows to display
Pattern Blocks - A Virtual Manipulative
Use six common geometric shapes to build patterns and solve problems.
Using this virtual manipulative you may:
-Add a block to the workspace
-Rotate a block
-Change the color of a block
-Remove a block
-Clone a block
-Clear the workspace
There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative. Activities can be found above the workspace.
Theatre-2-Development of Greek Tragedy
Development of Greek Tragedy History & Basic's of the Theatre Stage This 18 part series goes threw the History, Elements, Types and functions of the Theatre. (9;46)
Make a Ten to Add
Using ten frames and mainpulatives, students learn how to add two numbers by making ten and then counting on. 10 is an important benchmark number. User clicks through the slides.
A Conversation with Temple Grandin
In this video, Temple Grandin is interviewed by The Autism Program of Illinois (TAP). She gives her advice on strategies to help Asperger students transition through different stages. She addresses some sensory issues, job skills, and effective teachers. This is a good resource for anyone working with any child on the Autism Spectrum. (5:57)
Audacity Example-Removing Noise
Sometimes you get background noise when you are recording. this shows you how to eliminate it from your track. Step by step directions are given and a demonstration given.
This tutorial shows you how to navigate Twitter. First you should set up a profile. You can protect your tweets. Next enter a short bio and choose a picture. Include a link to your website so you are transparent to the people who follow you. (9:55)
Following People on Twitter
1. Log into your Twitter account
2. Scroll to the bottom of page and look for Search.
3. Enter a specific keyword targeting the type of people you are seeking. For example: hiker or golfer or internet marketer. Then click Search.
4. Click on the profile photo of the person you wish to follow.
5. Click Follow to start following updates for this person.
6. You will receive a confirmation.
7. (Optional) If you wish to receive this persons updates by mobile phone,
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - X-ray Eyes
In this video Huckle and Lowly Worm learn about x-rays. If you had x-ray eyes you could see an inside view. An x-ray machine takes a picture to see inside of you. Airports check your luggage with an x-ray machine. This is a good teaching resource to help build background knowledge for elementary and/or special education students. This video would work well in conjunction with a thematic unit on community helpers, health, and the human body. (1:06)
How to Put Out a Candle Without Blowing It Out
The Science Boffins show us another experiment that you can do at home! The aim of this experiment is to blow out the flame using carbon dioxide gas. An adult will need to be present for this experiment.
The White House
All about the White House where the most critical decisions of our history are made. This video give information about the history behind the White House. (04:10)
Plant Cycles: Photosynthesis & Transpiration
What do plants need? Students examine the effects of light and air on green plants, learning the processes of photosynthesis and transpiration. Student teams plant seeds, placing some in sunlight and others in darkness. They make predictions about the outcomes and record ongoing observations of the condition of the stems, leaves and roots. Then, several healthy plants are placed in glass jars with lids overnight. Condensation forms, illustrating the process of transpiration, or the release of mo
Supreme Court: Game on!
June 27 - Summary of business headlines: U.S. high court rules in favor of video game industry, but rules against Big Tobacco; Consumer spending breaks 10-month rise; U.S. gas prices fall over two-week period; Greek PM makes last efforts to sway austerity vote; Wall Street snaps three-day slide. Conway Gittens reports.
Amanda Knox's family disputes testimony
June 27 - Amanda Knox's mother says a key witness in her daughter's murder appeal lied to an Italian court. Deborah Gembara reports.
A Billion People Decide their Future - a panel discussion on Indian Elections [Audio]
Speaker(s): Lord Professor Meghand Desai, Dr Sharmila Bose | The fifteenth General Election in India, the world's largest democracy, with currently 714 million registered voters, is happening in five phases between 16 April and 13 May. The panel will discuss the most exciting election in India since Independence.
The way forward: building a sustainable recovery and driving growth [Audio]
Speaker(s): Xavier Rolet | The last 18 months have seen unprecedented shocks to the financial system which have had significant implications for the wider economy. As we recover, financial services and the stock markets can and should play a vital role in funding a sustainable economic recovery and social development in the UK and worldwide.
20 Years After the Collapse of the Iron Curtain: have our dreams come true? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Jan Krzysztof Bielecki; Jn Carnogursk; Vclav Havel; Gza Jeszenszky; Markus Meckel | Key political leaders from Central Europe will assess whether the hopes and expectations generated by the Iron Curtain's collapse have been fulfilled. Jan Krzysztof Bielecki was prime minister of Poland in 1991. Ján Carnogurský was prime minister of the Slovak Republic. Václav Havel was the last president of Czechoslovakia and the first president of the Czech Republic. Géza Jeszenszky is a politic