Lesson 11 - Love is in the Air
(Due to lack of interest in the enhanced version of the podcast I am going to stick with the audio only version. Below is the Valentine's Day enhanced show converted into .mp3 file)
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This hands-on activity covers the basics of rock identification. After a brief discussion of the terms 'rock' and 'mineral', students will study the characteristics and classifications of the three major rock groups (igneous, metamorphic, and sedimentary).
Pinarbasi 1994: Animal Bones
1994 Excavations at Pınarbaşı, Karaman Province, Turkey: Excavations began at Pinarbasi in August and September 1994, and continued in September 1995. The site is in the lands of Suleimanhaci village, Karaman province, on the south side of the central Anatolian plateau, only about 20 km from Çatalhöyük. This is a salvage excavation, jointly organised by the University of Edinburgh, Department of Archaeology (Dr Trevor Watkins) and the Karaman Museum (Cengiz Topal). The group of sites at Pi
The Age of Exploration Rap
A World History wrote this rap and made the video for her World History students. This is great and fun overview of the history of exploration. Kids of all ages will love it!
Valentine's Day History
This episode we take you on a quick and dirty (and occasionally bloody) history of Valentine's Day. The story of this holiday and its patron saint is still a bit of a mystery. From Roman pagan festivals (Lupercalia), to saintly love letters sent from jail, the truth behind the origins of Saint Valentine's Day continue to elude us. (Professional video, but slightly racy.)
Let's Learn the 50 States - Song
Memorize the 50 States in alphabetical order to the song. Learn The 50 states by Teacher And The Rockbots.Rock music.
Electoral College from Schoolhouse Rock
Mountain building in Scotland
Some of Britain’s most dramatic scenery is to be found in the Scottish Highlands. The sight of mighty Ben Nevis, the desolate plateau of the Cairngorms, or the imposing landscapes of Glen Coe can unleash the call of the wild in all of us. Although these landforms were largely carved by glacial activity that ended some 10,000 years ago, the rocks themselves tell of a much older history. The Highlands are merely eroded stumps of a much higher range of ancient mountains. This unit is an account o
Walkin' on Wallstreet
This short, music video from School House Rock is about investing and Wall Street. The video gives a brief definition and examples for what stock is and what it means to make an investment. Run time 03:03.
Five Little Monkeys!
Children love singing this song. Numbers appear on the screen.
Song= Five Little Monkeys
Album = Super Simple Songs
Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science
In-depth interviews with children that uncover their ideas about the topic at hand.,The segment shows the interviewer asking the student to use a series of sequential drawings to show what happens to a mountain over time, as it wears down-due to wind and water. The drawings show that the student has an idea that the mountain gets leveled over time,yet, questions that probe further reveal that she is not sure where the material goes and the wind and water's specific role in changing the shape of
Rock Cycle Rap
This song spells out and describes the three types of rocks (metamorphic, sedimentary, igneous) in a brief, entertaining rap. The song only touches on the types of rocks. The video might be used to introduce a unit on the rock cycle or to inspire students to create their own music video about the rock cycle. Run time 01:50.
Our World: The Rock Cycle
Find out how rocks brought to Earth by the Apollo astronauts have helped NASA learn more about the rock cycle. Compare igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks found on Earth to three types of rocks found on the moon.
Children's Spelling 3
This children's educational video teaches kids how to spell some simple words: house, rock, flag, hat, step, rug, pole, card, key, tea, mug. Images are shown of the spelling word along with narrator spelling the word slowly.
Rococo art is shown with text information and a musical background. Some common subjects include country parties, ladies, and love affairs.
Multi-talented Chris Rock reflects on his influences, navigating his career and dealing with adulation; he also discusses his new film, "Death at a Funeral."
Volcanic Collapse- Mega Tsunami - BBC
Scientists discover how huge blocks of volcanic rock can slide off a land mass into the ocean through heat and water pressure.
Pirates and Emperors - Song
This is a political rock cartoon about terrorist, robbers, killers and US leaders along history. There is reference to the way in which different groups fought for freedom. There is reference to the US relationship with Iraq's leaders.
Pioneers - Schoolhouse Rock (Elbow Room)
A fun School House Rock explanation of the pioneers from the first arrivals in the US (immigrants) and their expansion across to the west and the Pacific Ocean. This is a great introduction to the concepts of immigration and the pioneers. (3:01)
Preschool Song: Teaching Body Awareness
Children love music. It promotes movement and learning. The Tap Tap Tap song and activity are a fun way for young children to warm up and learn positional concepts and body parts.