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Months of the Year Song!
This song aims to teach the months of the year. Have fun teaching and learning with this song! (2:06)
The 2000 year old computer: the antikythera mechanism
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Killed Israeli teenagers laid to rest as Israel mourns
Family and loved ones mourn the death of 16-year-old Israeli Gil-Ad Sha'er, after his body along with the remains of two other missing Israeli teens are found under a pile of rocks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).
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Parallel Structure Rap Song
This video was made for a public communications class. It is a rap song about parallel structure that stresses the importance of parallel structure in writing. The lyrics are shown on the bottom of the screen as the song is sung. (01:35)
2008.08.06 - Help Desk (Video)
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Basic Addition Using Manipulatives
This live action movie contains simple tips on how to solve basic addition problems - using manipulatives. Use dry beans, pasta, rocks or shells as manipulatives. Have students write and say the problem. A simple game, Make Ten, is demonstrated. (02:46)
Addition With Manipulatives
Using counters, animated counters are grouped in sets. Students count the objects to see how many there are in all. 6 + 3 =9. The user clicks through the slides. Only one problem demonstrated.
Writing Addition Equations
Students will learn how to use the plus and equal signs to write an addition sentence. The + means to put the groups together or add. The = sign means that both sides are the same. User clicks through the slides.
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