University of Illinois Extension-Schools Online: Let?s Talk About Insects
Let?s Talk About Insects is a fun educational program designed for nine to 11-year-old students by Schools Online at the University of Illinois Extension. The program utilizes numerous slides with cartoon-like illustrations, photographs, text, and audio narration to explore the world of insects. The program was developed to help students ?gain an appreciation of insects; learn how insects grow and develop (metamorphosis), and learn the importance of insects in our environment.? A Teacher?s Guide
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Lost in the Amazon
The Lost in the Amazon curricular unit is a series of minds-on and hands-on engineering activities based in the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. Motivated by an adventurous theme, students discover, learn and apply the following: 1) Classification of Plants and Insects; 2) General Categorizing Skills; 3) Process Skills: Problem Solving and Critical Thinking; 4) Scientific Testing and Experimentation; 5) Properties of Materials The investigative, exploratory and problem solving nature of Lost in the
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How Much Water Do You Use?
Students keep track of their own water usage for one week, gaining an understanding of how much water is used for various everyday activities. They relate their own water usages to the average residents of imaginary Thirsty County, and calculate the necessary water capacity of a dam that would provide residential water to the community.
Author(s): Integrated Teaching and Learning Program,

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Lights Out!
This lesson introduces the concept of electricity by asking students to imagine what their life would be like without electricity. Two main forms of electricity, static and current, are introduced. Students learn that electrons can move between atoms, leaving atoms in a charged state.
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What Do Bread and Beer Have in Common?
Students are presented with information that will allow them to recognize that yeasts are unicellular organisms that are useful to humans. In fact, their usefulness is derived from the contrast between the way yeast cells and human cells respire. Specifically, while animal cells derive energy from the combination of oxygen and glucose and produce water and carbon dioxide as by-products, yeasts respire without oxygen. Instead, yeasts break glucose down and produce alcohol and carbon dioxide as th
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Backyard Weather Station
Students use their senses to describe what the weather is doing and predict what it might do next. After gaining a basic understanding of weather patterns, students act as state park engineers and design/build “backyard weather stations” to gather data to make actual weather forecasts.
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Pi Day : Making a Pi Necklace
Diana Funke teaches mathematics at Davisville Middle School in North Kingstown, RI. Her students make a Pi necklace for Pi Day to reinforce the idea that some numbers never repeat or end. They assign a color to each digit (including 0) and then string beads of those colors into a necklace, using the digits of Pi as their guide.
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Meet our Nurse Ambassadors: Kristina Ludwig, CRNA, MSN
Kristina Ludwig loves new experiences both in her personal and professional lives. She'll tell you one thing is true about recently moving to Baltimore and joining the ranks of our Nurse Anesthetists—it's hasn't been dull yet. View her video to learn more. You can also send your questions to Kristina on our Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page http://www.facebook.com/marylandnursing Related Links: UMMC Nursing http://www.umm.edu/nursing/index.htm Maryland Nursing Careers Facebook Page h
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Mariachi Véritas de Harvard
Created in 2001, Mariachi Véritas de Harvard is a student-run group that focuses exclusively on the mariachi musical tradition. While many members have strong backgrounds in jazz and classical music, most have had little or no prior exposure to this Mexican musical form. They rely largely on learning techniques from each generation of members, and on YouTube videos of the mariachi style.
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Virtual Maths , Shapes Space and Measure, Theodolite survey formula
Theodolite survey, information, formula, and calculation
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Cheese History 3
Why does Swiss cheese have holes? Find out in this episode of Cheese Cubed! (2:19)
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Great Pond Snail Eggs on Underneath of Lily Pad
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of Great Pond Snail eggs on the underneath of a lily pad. The aptly named great pond snail (Lymnaea stagnalis) is the largest pond snail in Britain. The great pond snail has a shiny yellowish brown shell, with a tall, slender and pointed spire. The great pond snail's body is yellowish grey in color, with a large head and long, flattened tentacles. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to he
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Enkelvoud en meervoud op -s en -en
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Een werkblad om het enkelvoud en meervoud te oefenen van zelfstandige naamwoorden.


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Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory
The Burd Run Interdisciplinary Watershed Research Laboratory at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (SU) is a cooperative effort among 13 faculty from the Departments of Geography-Earth Science, Biology, and Teacher Education. The goal of the laboratory is to provide intensive undergraduate field training through collection and analysis of related hydrologic, geologic, biologic, and geographic data from a single watershed, establish a comprehensive statistical and spatial watershed database
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Intro to Chemistry: 10.4 Acid Base Neutralization Reactions in Chemistry
Join award winning teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams as they interactively teach Chemistry: 10.4 Acid Base Neutralization Reactions in Chemistry.  Acids neutralize bases to form water.  This process is demonstrated in this video.  ( 7:25)
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Perspective Agricultural Extension: Extension at Alemaya
The Extension at Alemaya video is part of the module Perspective Agricultural Extension, produced by Haramaya University as part of the AgShare project. The Perspectives of Agricultural Extension" aims at providing AICM students with an understanding of the perspectives of agricultural extension. Specifically, the module aims to: enable student understanding of agricultural extension perspectives in the current changing scenario of agriculture and enhance students' understanding of Information a
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Surgical Technologists
Our surgical techs -- supervised by a surgeon and nurse -- ensure that the OR environment is safe, that equipment functions properly, and that the procedure is conducted under conditions that maximize patient safety. Related Links: Perioperative Services http://www.umm.edu/perioperative-services/ Preparing for Surgery http://www.umm.edu/surgeryhome/surg_prep.htm UMMC Division of General Surgery http://www.umm.edu/general_surgery/
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Stories from the Stone Age - 15of15
This final story explains the importance of sharing and obligation to the survival of the community including protection from the armed chief. The sheep were breed to produce better wool and the result was spinning and weaving. The beginning of medicine is explained. The differences in the various areas in the Middle East and Europe and violence are shown as well in the quest for more land. The Iron Age is also introduced.
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