The Death of Thomas Jefferson
Thomas Jefferson takes his last breath on July 4, 1826, fifty years to the day after the signing of The Declaration of Independence. In this video clip, learn how Thomas Jefferson fought for his life until his very last breath on July 4. (2:00)
The Peacock (Interactive Story/Game)
This moral story, is more complex phonic decoding and abbreviations are introduced. Children are encouraged to read with expressions. Suitable for Grade 1 and above.This interactive story is about the crow who teaches his friend, the peacock, to always be happy with what he has. Kids will learn to read with more complex phonic decoding. Word list:singing,complaining,around, something, everybody, feathers,neck,and more. This interactive story does not have a certain ending, depend
Virtual Maths, Cylinder Voids - Calculating volume
Interactive simulation with exercises and video demonstrating the use of auger piling and showing how to calculate the volume of cocrete needed to fill the cylindrical voids.
U.S. Farm Bill: What's at Stake?
The Horace M. Albright Lecture in Conservation Spring 2012: The U.S. Farm Bill: What's at Stake? Michael Pollan, Karen Ross, Ken Cook, Ken Hecht, and Gordon Rausser discuss the upcoming renewal of the 2012 US Farm Bill - the single most important piece of legislation determining what Americans eat.
International Space Programs Review, Part 3
This program is one of the 2008 Association of Space Explorers five-part series. It features Dr. Millie Hughes-Fulford, former NASA astronaut, discussing Human Health for Long Duration Exploration.
The Roman Colosseum has stood strong for 2,000 years. Without man there to maintain it, however, it may not remain strong forever. In this video clip, learn about the structure of the Colosseum and learn how it has maintained its stance in Roman history. (3:19)
Session 6: Assessing student blogs It's one thing to include blogs as part of the student learning process, and establishing a sound educational design to support student blogging. It's quite another to figure out how you're going to assess your students' blogging efforts.
It's one thing to include blogs as part of the student learning process, and establishing a sound educational design to support student blogging. It's quite another to figure out how you're going to assess your students' blogging efforts.
Aftermath of underwater volcanic eruption
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/blogs/nstv/2011/08/first-successful-prediction-of-an-underwater-eruption.html
Galileo y sin embargo se mueve - parte 12 de 12
En 1633, la inquisición sometió a Galileo Galillei a un proceso en el que se vio obligado a ponerse de rodillas y abjurar de sus teorías acerca del movimiento de la tierra.
Según cuenta la tradición, al levantarse murmuró: "!Eppur, si muove!"
("!y sin embargo, se mueve!") lo que demostraría que, a pesar de la
"confesión", seguía pensando del mismo modo.
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Oasis Earth - (Full Episode)
A shuttle mission to map planet earth might change our perspective of life itself. (47:07)
Shuttle Discovery: Final Flight Over D.C.
April 17, 2012 — In its final journey to its permanent museum home, NASA's space shuttle Discovery makes a flyover above the U.S. capital. NASA coordinated with the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration to navigate through the restricted air space over Washington, D.C. (02:09)
What Makes Great Teachers?
This video contains a segment which aired on ABC News. The segment shows clips of effective teachers and identifies three characteristics of great teachers. Great teachers set high goals, are not afraid to change lesson plans, and make sure that every student is keeping up. ( 3:22)
Tiny, Portable, Pre-Fab Cube Shelters in Medieval French Town
They're just 3 meters (9.8 feet) by 3 meters and just about as high. They'd make great tiny homes, but these portable cube prefabs- they can be moved on a flatbed (in 2 parts) and dropped anywhere with a forklift- are being used across France as rural hotels. It's less than 100 square feet, but it sleeps four (platform and sofa beds) and includes a kitchen with stove, sink and refrigerator, sitting area, a bathroom, a shower, plus storage and shelving. (04:31)
Interactive Math Story about Money--Counting Coins
In this video students will be introduced to counting coins in an interactive story format with cute farm animals. The story pauses for students to count the coins displayed on the screen. Then the answered is said verbally and in written format. This is a great resource to introduce and/or to review coins in the elementary classroom. (1:57)
1930's Carnegie College students athletic training
Students from Carnegie College, now part of Leeds Metropolitan University train at Headingley Campus in the 1930's.
Shakespeare's Sonnets: Two loves I have of comfort & despair - Nicholas Fogg
Writer and journalist Nicholas Fogg, sheds light on the historical conundrums of Shakespeare's sonnets. The sonnets represent one of the great literary enigmas and have given rise to endless speculation and debate.
Tips & Strategies for Effective Differentiation & Instruction
This video will help teachers with differentiation of instruction to provide an effective, engaging, learning environment by creating a culture of student success and meeting the needs of all the students. The video contains a slide show which provides methods for presenting lessons and tips for classroom management. ( 8:39)
Seven Spot Ladybird Walking Along Vegetation (Ladybugs)
This short video gives excellent real life footage of a Seven Spot Ladybird (Ladybug) walking along vegetation. Students will enjoy the close up views of this amazing insect as it interacts in its natural environment. Ladybirds are perhaps the most well-known and popular of all beetles. This rounded beetle has bright red wing cases with 7 black spots, although some individuals may have more or fewer spots. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real wor
Franklin D. Roosevelt's First Fireside Chat
In this video clip, listen to President Roosevelt’s fireside chats. The fireside chats were a series of thirty evening radio addresses given by United States President Franklin D. Roosevelt between the years of 1933 and 1944 during the Great Depression. (1:26)
Busy as a Bee!
Come along as Chris and Martin learn firsthand that despite their small size, the African Honey bee has a big sting and is one of the toughest animals in Africa! Viewers learn that the bees love flowers because they can get nectar from them, and that they only sting when they are protecting themselves or their hive! (1:27)