Noam Chomsky vs William F. Buckley Part 2
Part 2 of this famous debate, from 1969, shows two great political thinkers debating each other. The debate centers around American foreign policy during the time period. The thoughts and ideas put forth by both men are still relevant today.
Lecture 05 - 10/4/2010
Healthy Eating Habits for Children and Families - part 1
While recent studies suggest that the rates of childhood obesity are leveling off, David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD, director of the Optimal Weight for Life Clinic at Children's Hospital Boston, suggests that the rates of childhood obesity are still at epidemic levels and parents can help to serve as the first line of defense in preventing obesity in their children. This video gives advice from the doctor on how best to help you
Baby Red Pandas
Farley is a baby panda who undergoes great health difficulty. They show him going to a zoo in Syracuse where they introduced him to a panda companion that could show him how to climb. Run time 02:39.
Marcus Freeman and his owner: Slavery in Kansas Territory
Slavery in Kansas Territory was a reality. Listen to the penalties imposed for encouraging slaves to escape or rebel and to a "bill of sale" for an African American woman. Hear Marcus Freeman's reminiscence of his life as a slave with his owner who was only three months older and with whom he grew up. Musical selections performed by The Free Staters (www.thefreestaters.com) and Sweet Honey In The Rock (www.sweethoney.com).
Physical literacy in Canada The website also has resources s
This website is produced by Physical and Health Education Canada (PHE Canada), which defines physical literacy as 'individuals who are physically literate move with competence in a wide variety of physical activities that benefit the development of the whole person'. It discusses its importance, the development of fundamental movement skills, quality physical education and Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD), providing links to Canadian provincial curricula.
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Write Diamante Poems
This interactive tool helps students learn about and write diamante poems. These diamond-shaped poems use nouns, adjectives, and gerunds to describe either one central topic or two opposing topics (for example, night/day or winter/spring). Examples of both kinds of diamante poems are available on line or can be printed out.
Diamante poems follow a specific format that uses nouns on the first and last lines, adjectives on the second and fourth lines, and gerunds in the third and fifth l
Nobel Laureate Charles H. Townes - Rennaisance Man
A celebration of the life and work of Dr. Charles H. Townes on the ocassion of his 95th birthday http://www.iibhb.org
This video shows another part of the interview to Gen Lakma. She talks about the reasons why she became a Buddhist in Great Britain. There is reference to the meaning of Faith for Buddhism, to enlightenment and to doubt.
How to Teach the Concept of Even Numbers to Kindergarteners
Teaching the concept of even numbers in mathematics to kindergartners can be done by having the class stand and breaking them off in pairs. Leave one person as the odd one out to further convey the concept.
Sesame Street - Elmo's Alphabet Rap
In this video, Elmo sings the alphabet song in a catchy rap tune while the letters of the alphabet fly all around the screen. Great video for teaching the alphabet and recognizing the letters.
An Introduction to Connotation and Denotation
This video is a portion of a lecture from the University of Texas. The instructor defines connotation and denotation and explains many examples. ( 10:45)
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.
PSYC 211-01, Statistical Methods, Fall 2005
This course is designed to provide you with a basic understanding of some of the statistical procedures used in psychological research. There will be an emphasis on the interpretation of the statistical results rather than on rote memorization of complicated equations. You will be required to adopt the APA style of reporting statistics, which is the standard used within Psychology. In addition to helping you to learn the skills and techniques of statistical evaluation and analysis, it is my goal
Moments (Part 1) - Khan Academy
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. (14:14)
THE FALL OF ROME part 4 - Docudrama series
There is crisis in Rome. Citizens turn to the Senate trying to find a solution. The were hungry people in a wealthy city full of gold. There are talks until they reach agreement. Public Buildings were left empty of riches in an attempt to avoid war. But gold was not enough, they would ask for more.