What Is Energy? Short Demos
Three short, hands-on, in-class demos expand studentsâ€™ understand of energy. First, using peanuts and heat, students see how the human body burns food to make energy. Then, students create paper snake mobiles to explore how heat energy can cause motion. Finally, students determine the effect that heat energy from the sun (or a lamp) has on temperature by placing pans of water in different locations.
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Downhill Science: Alpine Skiing
The following resource is from Lessonopoly, which has created student activities and lesson plans to support the video series, Science of the Olympic Winter Games, created by NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation. Featuring exclusive footage from NBC Sports and contributions from Olympic athletes and NSF scientists, the series will help teach your students valuable scientific concepts. In this activity, students will explore the physics of alpine skiing by simulating a downhill run and r
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Quick take on Pythagoras and his theorem
A topic once reserved for high school geometry, the Pythagorean theorem is now part and parcel of the middle school curriculum. These resources offer visual demonstrations that can make the abstract theorem more concrete for students and lead them in analyzing the mathematical relationships involved, as recommended by the Principles and Standards for School Mathematics. The last resource offers background information on Pythagoras himself.
Author(s): NSDL Middle School Portal Staff

Addressing the Achievement Gap Through Cultural Responsiveness
To really reach students and meet their academic, social, and emotional needs, educators must know a little bit about where they came from. Going into the community and bringing the community into the classroom will help.,Volume 15, Number 1
Author(s): Colleen Swain

More than Paper Load: What Does All This Student Work Tell Us?
Having faculty collaborative teams to evaluate student works is proposed in this article. The standards related to content and performance of student works should be agreed among team members. Team members should also be willing to implement change.,Volume 9, Number 3
Author(s): Catherine Garrison

Look Alike Liquids
In this introductory activity, students will compare the way water and isopropyl alcohol appear on different surfaces. Through the activities in this investigation, students will see that liquids have characteristic properties that can be used to identify an unknown. There is a downloadable activity sheet that will be very helpful to educators, and will help students stay on track. An assessment sheet is also available on the activity page to keep track of students progress. There is also a step
Author(s): James Kessler,Patti Galvan

Weather: Rainfall
In this activity, students use and create scatterplots based on information from a table, and compare and contrast annual rainfall in various places around the world.
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Theories
This activity will help the students understand that science theories change in the face of new evidence, but those changes can be slow in coming. Students will observe how scientific theories change over time, Be introduced to the sophistication of the geocentric model and the time it took to change the theory underpinning the heliocentric model, Compare the heliocentric model to the geocentric model.
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Indicators of Middle School Implementation: How Do Kentucky's Schools to Watch Measure Up?
Using responses of school personnel to a statewide survey, this study examined the perceived level of implementation of key tenets of the middle school concept as outlined by This We Believe: Successful Schools for Young Adolescents (National Middle School Association, 2003) in schools designated a Kentucky School to Watch as compared to nondesignated schools.,Volume 32, Number 6
Author(s): Christopher M. Cook,Shawn A. Faulkner,Lenore J. Ki

CHIN 101-01, Elementary Chinese, Fall 2005
Chinese 101 is the first half of a beginning level course for students with little or no Chinese background. All the four aspects of learning a foreign language, that is, listening, speaking, reading, and writing are all emphasized. By the end of the semester, the students are expected to be able to converse in simple Chinese on everyday topics with Chinese native speakers, to write short comments, and to achieve the corresponding capability of listening and reading.,This syllabus was submitted
Author(s): Luo, Manling

Paper pool : Analyzing numeric and geometric patterns
In this unit of four lessons, students must gather and organize data, then search for patterns involving factors, multiples, and the relation of being relatively prime. Using either the applet supplied here or grid paper, Paper Pool is played with an imaginary ball hit from the lower left-hand corner of a rectangular grid (pool table) at a 45-degree angle. Students investigate the pocket into which the ball falls, the number of hits made as the ball crosses the table, and the number of squares c
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Â«Violences faites aux femmesâ€¦consÃ©quence du sexisme ordinaireÂ»

Colloque Ã  Nantes le vendredi 25 novembre 2011.

-Les violences sexuelles et sexistes Ã  lâ€™Ã©cole

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Charles Dutoit and Matias Tarnopolsky
Cal Performances Director Matias Tarnopolsky and maestro Charles Dutroit discuss the program that the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra performs in Berkeley including works by KodÃ¡ly, Liszt and Brahms on January 28, 2012.
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Casey Carlson
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Stewart Speech Four
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Pupil 4
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Learn About the Great Wall of China
The Great Wall of China is a famous historical landmark in the northern part of China. Learn more about the Great Wall of China, including when and why it was built.
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PowerPoint Games: Teaching with Games. Excuse Me.... Teach with games?
This 2:38 video provides some startling statistics that should be viewed by all teachers. It also has good hints on how to make PowerPoint Games.
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Patience after Sebald - Film on walks in Suffolk
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Author(s): Roger Jones

09.02.2012 â€“ Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein HÃ¶rverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Donnerstag â€“ als Text und als verstÃ¤ndlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Griechenland bekommt nach Angaben aus Regierungskreisen zwei Wochen Zeit, um noch nach EinsparmÃ¶glichkeiten fÃ¼r HaushaltskÃ¼rzungen in HÃ¶he von 300 Millionen Euro zu suchen. Das sehe eine neue Vereinbarung mit der EU und dem Internationalen WÃ¤hrungsfonds vor. Sie wurde nach einem nÃ¤chtlichen Verhandlungsmarathon in Athen erzielt. Insgesamt muss das
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