Norse Mythology: Day and Night, Sun and Moon

At first the world was a dark and gloomy place, even with the great open sky.  The Gods had to create the sun and the moon.  They also had to invent day and night to make his time better.  Night was the daughter to Narfi, she was beautiful creature.  Night and her second husband had a daughter named Earth.  Night and her third husband named Dawn and they had a fair hair shining sun named Day.  The sun and t
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Reading Comprehension | Cause and Effect | Second Grade
The narrator tells an Aesop fable about a farmer, his son, and their donkey. Lesson possibilities include cause and effect. There are no moving images in this video, just narration. (02:58)
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In this Swing Time clip you see the first true dance number with Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers paired together. this film was made in 1936 and was a musical comedy set mainly in New York.  It was considered by many to be the best dance musical that they did.
 In this Swing Time clip, Lucky, Astaire, saves Penny's, Rogers, job by showing how much she has taught him.

The first true dance number with th

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Weird US - Northeast Points of Interest

A variety of weird spots around the Northeastern states.  Some of the places they visit: home of Zadock Pratt, a blue stone rock quarry outside of Albany, NY, Cardiff Giant, a hoax in Cardiff, NY, Lake Champlain to see Champ(similar to the Loch Ness Monste
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Workshop 8: Bend and Stretch
We all expect a spring to stretch or compress when a force is applied, but forces can even deform solid objects like the floor or the top of a table. In this workshop, students in a high school classroom explore ideas about tension and normal force. By applying a force to a spring and measuring the distance the spring is stretched, the students calculate the force consta
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This is a simple, three minute video tutorial - training on using the www.uspto.gov site for a simple patent search. Would be interesting for students to see how the process works and also to check on patents given to people such as Edision. Great for added depth to invention and simple machine lessons.
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How to Write Romantic Love Poem
Express love in a poem, expanding on the comparisons to a grand idea, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing presented by that author. For high school students wanting to write to their sweetheart, or are thinking of a future in writing - this one's for you.
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Spanish Civil War (2 of 2)
Anarchism has historically gained the most support and influence in Spain, especially in the seventy or so years before Francisco Franco's victory in the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939. 'The Spanish Civil War was a major conflict that devastated Spain from 17 July 1936 to 1 April 1939' (Spanish Civil War, Wikipedia, 2009). This documentary is suitable for high school students. The story is told through commentary, narration, and several images from the period.
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Learn About Spanish Civil War in this 46-second video clip with vintage images. This savage civil war was to drag on for two and a half murderous years.
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Learn About the Explorer Hernan Cortes
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The Preposition Song
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In this brief video addition with manipulatives is introduced. This is a basic lesson showing 1+1=2 and 2+2=4 (0:48).
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Great Performances Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Considered the most dynamic young conductor in classical music since Bernstein, 28-year-old Gustavo Dudamel begins his tenure as Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic in fall 2009. In this program, learn more about Dudamel, the LA Philharmonic, composer John Adams, and see a movement from John Adams' "City Noir" and Mahler's "Symphony No. 1 in D major" performed at his inaugural concert. (51:41)
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