My Father's Dragon
This video version of My Father's Dragon by Ruth Stiles Gammett includes text, narration, and pictures. It is listed on the Corestandards.org website as part of the suggested reading material for grades 2-3. (03:30)
Google+ Hangout: Phobos-Grunt re-entry
On January 15, 2012, the Russian spacecraft Phobos-Grunt re-entered over the Pacific ocean and burned up. During this time, I reported the event live with Planetary Society science journalist Emily Lakdawalla on a Google+ Hangout. You can read Emily's blog at http://www.planetary.org/blog My G+ page is http://plus.google.com/108952536790629690817/posts
Using Technology in the Social Studies Classroom
Lesson ObjectiveStudents take advantage of the Internet to broadcast school news. Questions to ConsiderHow does Mr. Odom connect Social Studies, literacy, and technology?How is critical thinking encouraged in this lesson?How does Mr. Odom incorporate 21st Century skills?Common Core StandardsELA.WHST.9-10.6
Silent Tea Party: Pre-Reading for Challenging Texts
Lesson ObjectiveMake predictions from quotes to prepare for a challenging textLength. Questions to ConsiderHow do the quotes and questionnaire help students prepare for a challenging text?What evidence must students provide to support their questionnaire answers?How does Ms. Fulco ensure students understand the 'big ideas' during the whole class discussion?Common Core StandardsELA.RL.9-10.1
Steve Hickman Hambone & Tap
2:02 Childsplay concert foot percussion duet.
Why Women Won the Nobel Prize - Institute of Politics
With the recent awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize to three women leaders, policymakers are beginning to acknowledge that women are essential to peace and security. Six women leaders from Israel, Palestine, Sudan, South Sudan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan--describe how they mobilize for an end to violent conflict. Hear firsthand how women are waging peace within their communities and across conflict lines all over the globe, as well as how decision-makers can draw on underutilized resources and skil
Breakingviews: Indulging in Goldman compensation
How much the firm pays each year is the equivalent of banker porn. Breakingviews columnists gawk -- and analyze.
Digestion Animation Movie for Kids
This is a computer-animated two-minute video clip about the human digestive system.
StreetDance 2 3D, Official Trailer, In UK Cinemas March 30th 2012
By: shabbychubi When top street dancer Ash (Hentschel) is laughed off stage by American crew Invincible, he and his best mate Eddie (George Sampson) set off to gather the best dancers from around the world to take them on - with a dance style they weren't expecting. With landmark locations, a spectacular fusion of dance styles and an unparalleled vibrancy, the sequel to STREETDANCE sees our hero fall in love with a beautiful salsa dancer as he discovers the magic, power and passion of dancing
"Heavy Date" by W H Auden (poetry reading)
Sharp and silent in the Clear October lighting Of a Sunday morning The great city lies; And I at a window Looking over water At the world of Business With a lover's eyes. All mankind, I fancy, When anticipating Anything exciting Like a rendezvous, Occupy the time in Purely random thinking, For when love is waiting Logic will not do. Much as he would like to Concentrate completely On the precious Object, Love has not the power; Goethe put it neatly: No one cares to watch the Loveliest sunset af
Zack Crues on Space Exploration Vehicle Mockup
Zack Crues, the Space Exploration Vehicle modeling and simulation lead, talks to NASA Public Affairs Officer Brandi Dean about the importance of creating an immersive virtual reality environment for tests such as the simulated mission to an asteroid taking place at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.
James Johnson on Asteroid Mission Simulation Testing
NASA Public Affairs Officer Brandi Dean talks to James Johnson, the test director for a simulated mission to an asteroid taking place at the Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.
Lesson ObjectiveUse a dichotomous key to classify shoes and then apply that to cacti. Questions to ConsiderStudents apply what they’ve learned about dichotomous keys to the plants around their schoolSee how Ms. Crowell taught students about dichotomous keys by classifying shoesHow could you adapt this lesson plan to work near your school?Support Materials BelowLesson plans
Vanessa Lopez - Ethanol Fuel
Science Bulletins: GRAIL Spacecraft Ready to Map the Moon
NASA's Gravity Recovery and Interior Laboratory (GRAIL) mission has put a pair of nearly identical spacecraft in orbit around the Moon. By using radio waves to measure tiny variations in the Moon's gravitational field, the spacecraft—named Ebb and Flow—will create a high-resolution map that will give scientists a clearer picture of what lies beneath the lunar surface and will provide insight into the evolution of terrestrial planets. The latest Astro Bulletin from the Museum's Science Bullet
Moustapha Sarhank on Business Principles
Moustapha Ismail Sarhank, Honorary Chairman of the Sarhank Group speaks about business principles.
Joseph Masotti - Food Donation
Nathan Spratt - Civil Rights
Kristofer Rebholtz - Capital Punishment