A muscial tribute to the U.S. flag and the history of Flag Day, June 14 with text that will have to be read to younger students.
English - Writing - How To Write A Topic Sentence
This introduction shows students how to create a topic sentence within a paragraph. A topic sentence introduces the main idea of a paragraph, which in turn, introduces the entire essay or report. A strong essay, report, or persuasive essay begins with a strong topic sentence.
Writing - How To Write an Informational Paragraph
An informational paragraph is a paragraph that gives facts. Informational paragraphs can be found in reports and essays. This is NOT an in-depth lesson, but it does gives the basics. This video is part of a larger clip.
Topic Sentences and Paragraphs
The Word Chef teaches kids to write by comparing the writing
process to cooking. In this episode, The Word Chef makes hamburgers to teach about writing topic and concluding sentences.
A Closer Look at Sentence Structure
This video shows how using simple sentences and compound
sentences add variety to a paragraph about brown bears. (02:36)
To Write A Paragraph (Paragraph Song)
To Write A Paragraph, by Obie Leff. This short song gives the basic elements to write a good paragraph. Lyrics are printed at the bottom of the screen while Obie plays piano and sings. Some of the lyrics include: "To write a paragraph, you have to know just what a paragraph is. Choose a topic, add transitions, reason, detail, facts, and evidence. Write a conclusion. And now you know what a paragraph is...." Run time 0:57.
Weather & Meteorology : What Causes Hail?
Hail is formed in large thunderstorms when the clouds are high enough in the sky for the water within them to freeze. Find out how hail is able to grow to the size of a golf ball or softball with help from a meteorologist. Video is short and good quality and is appropriate for elementary level students of grades three through five.
How to Teach Kids Kindergarten Math : How to Teach Kids Subtraction with Circles
Teach kids kindergarten math, like subtraction, by using circles to demonstrate taking away an item, rather than using the word subtract. In this video, and experienced kinder teacher shares his ideas on how best to teach a child subtraction.
3.A08 Attraction and Repulsion: The Magic of Magnets (MIT)
This Freshman Advising Seminar surveys the many applications of magnets and magnetism. To the Chinese and Greeks of ancient times, the attractive and repulsive forces between magnets must have seemed magical indeed. Through the ages, miraculous curative powers have been attributed to magnets, and magnets have been used by illusionists to produce "magical" effects. Magnets guided ships in the Age of Exploration and generated the electrical industry in the 19th century. Today they store informatio
The History of American Literature-Naturalism
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in
history. The clip explains naturalism and the authors in this realistic trend such as London and Frank Norris.
What is a Primary Source
Geisel Productions Web Series Defines primary (versus secondary) sources of information. UCSD Social Sciences & Humanities Library http://sshl.ucsd.edu
This video uses the assassination of JFK as examples, including some of the live video and radio footage. May not be suitable for young students.
This is the website of the "Museo Bodoniano" [Giambattista Bodoni Museum] in Parma, Italy. The Museum is dedicated to Giambattista Bodoni (1740-1813) and his work as printer and typographer. The website presents a short history of the Museum and a description of its collections, which include rare samples of Bodonian editions, correspondence, typographic types, punches and matrices. Additionally available is a bibliography of works related to the institution. A section of the website includes a
Tim Bedley, veteran teacher, gives a mini lesson to remind students how to identify a parallelogram. A parallelogram has 4 sides that are parallel and parallel. The teacher uses a interactive board to decide whether shapes presented or parallelograms or not. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review parallelograms in the elementary and middle school classroom. (1:42)
National Anthem Sung by the Cactus Cuties
These young ladies should inspire all of us with their rendition of the 'Star Spangled Banner'. The Cactus Cuties sing the National Anthem to open the 43rd Jerry Lewis Muscular Dystrophy Association Telethon in Las Vegas.
Differentiation of morphology and reproductive traits in the house finch (Carpodacus mexicanus): a c
House Finches (CarpQdacqs mexiCAnuS) were introduced to Long Island, New York from southern'California in 1940. Apparently, an initial sample of less than 100 birds has given rise to a population that now occupies much of the eastern United States. This study was to determine if morphological and reproductive changes have taken place in introduced eastern birds, which have colonized a novel environment. A study area in Goleta, California (CAL) represented the parental population whereas for comp
Learn with Video #16 - All the Joy of Learning Japanese Begins Right Here!
Learn Japanese with JapanesePod101.com! Today is an amazingly beautiful day. So what better way to spend the day than taking a stroll with your friends. As you walk along the streets, enjoying the cool breeze and the warm sun, you see a little girl run into the park chasing a puppy. She is obviously consumed [...]
Economic Update on WBAI Feb 18th, 2012
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Harmonie dans l'univers : entre science et musique (Vidéo) Conférence de l'Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris présentée par Jean-Philippe Uzan (astrophysicien à l'IAP, directeur adjoint de l'Institut Henri Poincaré), le 7 janvier 2014.
Conférence de l'Institut d'Astrophysique de Paris présentée par Jean-Philippe Uzan (astrophysicien à l'IAP, directeur adjoint de l'Institut Henri Poincaré), le 7 janvier 2014.
Voices of Haiti: iBook Overview
To purchase the iBook: http://bit.ly/voices-haiti Haiti has always been a place of extremes, especially in the rubble of the earthquake that shattered the country in early 2010 and all the more so among those of its people who are also struggling with HIV/AIDS. "Voices of Haiti" tells their stories in a mesmerizing presentation that combines the poetry of Kwame Dawes, the writing of Lisa Armstrong, the photography of Andre Lambertson, and the music of Kevin Simmonds. This iBook is the capstone
"culturegraph.org - Aufbau eines Hubs für Linked Library Data" Markus Geipel (DNB), Adrian Pohl (hb
By: SWIB Culturegraph.org ist ein Linked-Open-Data-Service, dessen Zielsetzung die einheitliche, verlässliche und persistente Referenzierbarkeit von kulturellen Erzeugnissen ist. Der Dienst wird zurzeit kooperativ von der Deutschen Nationalbibliothek (DNB) und dem Hochschulbibliothekszentrum des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen (hbz) mit Unterstützung der Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Verbundsysteme aufgebaut. Zunehmend öffnen sich die Datenbanken von Verlagen, Bibliotheken und Bibliotheksverbünden dem