Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Chapter 6
Chapter 6 reading of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Coraline - Neil Gaiman Interview
Novelist Neil Gaiman talks about his book, Coraline. He discusses why he wrote the book the inspiration behind his work.
Fluids (Part 2)
Pressure and Pascal's Principal. This video, which is suitable for high school students, starts with a black screen because the instructor, in his conversational tone, uses it as a 'chalkboard.' Instructor uses different colors for clarification. Run time 10:12.
(2/12) Battlefield The Battle of Normandy
The Normandy beaches were chosen by planners because they lay within range of air cover, and were less heavily defended than the obvious objective of the Pas de Calais, the shortest distance between Great Britain and the Continent. Airborne drops at both ends of the beachheads were to protect the flanks, as well as open up roadways to the interior. Six divisions were to land on the first day; three U.S., two British and one Canadian. Disorganizati
The Industrial Revolution: The Steam Engine
By the late 1700s, the coal powered steam engine was widely used in English factories. Its operation, based on valve-piston action, was a great advancement for its time, further increasing industrial productivity. This video does a good job of showing how the steam engine works and its importance in the Industrial Revolution. Best used as part of a study on technology and/or with a drawing of a steam engine as the video is short.
Money as Debt
47-minute animated presentation of "Money as Debt" tells in very simple and effective graphic terms what money is and how it is being created.
The Humor of Ronald Reagan
The Humor of Ronald Reagan from the Ronald Reagan Republican Assembly of Central Florida
Assessment in Math and Science-That Would Never Work Here!
Workshop 6. That Would Never Work Here!; Seeing Assessment Reform in Action, Part I (90 min.)
'What does assessment reform actually look like? This workshop follows the stories of Barbara, a math teacher in Whittier, California, and Scott, a science teacher in Louisville, Kentucky, as they share how they are incorporating assessment into their teaching. Emphasis will be placed on the colleague support structure — teachers sharing ideas with and getting help from other teachers. C
Scientists from the Smithsonian Center for Tropical Research document the astounding abundance of diversity in tropical rainforests to discover why so many species coexist that are competing for the same resources. In North America, the Yellowstone Wolf Reintroduction project explores why removing just one species dramatically changed the distribution of plants and anima
Both nonspecific and specific defense strategies can defeat the invasion of microbial pathogens. Students learn about the coordinated defense system of humans through visual analogy, animation, and examples of specific diseases.
Microbes and Human Diseases
How microbes come into contact with humans, and the many factors leading to disease outbreaks around the globe, are examined here. Students learn about current efforts to track infectious diseases and the considerations necessary to control disease worldwide.
Workshop 8: Learning to Listen
With Dr. Wynne Harlen. Formative assessment is a term that has gained prominence as teachers recognize the value of uncovering students’ thinking during the course of instruction. This information is then used to guide the development of lessons as well as provide feedback to students to assist them in their learning. In this workshop, you will see teachers e
Nichi Bei Times Exclusive! The Tanko Bushi
A Nichi Bei Times Exclusive! Sensei Michiya Hanayagi, demonstrating the famous Japanese American Obon festival dance THE TANKO BUSHI! Only on the Nichi Bei Times. (1:40)
What is a Recession?
This two minute video explains what a recession is, the basic economic terms, and the psychological factor that often fuels a recession. It moves very rapidly so the teacher should be prepared to stop the video at times to review terms. A list of terms would also be helpful. The three ways to handle a recession are mentioned as well.
Modern Dance Warm-Up 01
CSM Modern Dance 121 Fall 2008 warm ups. (1:29)
Modern Samba Dance Steps : How to Warm Up to Dance the Samba
Want to Samba? Learn the right way to warm up for dancing the samba in this free dance lesson from professional samba dancers. (1:47)
34 Simple Machines Demonstrate a Transfer of Energy
Imagine the most complicated process you could go through to simply pour a glass of milk. Then multiply that by 10. The image in your mind is probably approaching the level of complexity the ZOOM cast members achieved with their milk-pouring machine. Watch as they demonstrate all 34 steps in this video segment adapted from ZOOM. This would be a great addition to a lesson on transfer of energy or types of potential energy. There are several examples of gravitational energy as well as elasti
Experience nature as never before as a young coyote must learn to survive on his own. This professionally made video clip covers a year in the life of a coyote. Run time 54:35.
The Valley of the Kings, Luxor, Egypt
The Valley of the Kings in Luxor, Egypt, burial site of the famous Pharaohs. Combination of video and still images as video was not permitted in the Valley (Amateur video with soundtrack)
The Arnold Arboretum's program for preschoolers that serves the area Head Start brings very excited kids to a lovely, engagin and stimulating nature setting.