Veggie Tales- Minnesota Cuke and the Search for Samson's Hairbrush part 1 Can the Veggies capture Samson's hairbrush and put an end to the bullying? Larry the Cucumber is Minnesota Cuke, a children's museum curator and part-time adventurist hired to secure Samson's lost hairbrush before it's purported powers are used to carry out a hairbrained scheme to control both sides of Niagara Falls! Could this preposterous plot be the dirty work of Minnesota's long-time nemesis Professor Rattan? In
Can the Veggies capture Samson's hairbrush and put an end to the bullying? Larry the Cucumber is Minnesota Cuke, a children's museum curator and part-time adventurist hired to secure Samson's lost hairbrush before it's purported powers are used to carry out a hairbrained scheme to control both sides of Niagara Falls! Could this preposterous plot be the dirty work of Minnesota's long-time nemesis Professor Rattan? In
Bridge Collapse: The New Tacoma Narrows Bridge Opens
The Tacoma Narrows Bridge project is one of 10 signature transportation projects named as a finalist for the prestigious "America's Transportation Award."
Becoming Naomi Leon
A slow book trailer for the award winning juvenile fiction book Becoming Naomi Leon by Pam Munoz Ryan. No narration; some text appears in script on screen. Guitar music, photography, map of Mexico.
Mouse Was Mad, picture book by Linda Urban
The author, a Children's Choice Book Award finalist, reads her picture book, Mouse Was Mad. The viewer can turn the pages of the book by clicking on them, and can read along with the author, who is seen in a side window, reading and talking to the viewer. One of the "A Story Before Bed" author read-alouds. (6:23)
MAIN AIMS OF THE MODULE: To achieve an understanding and practical experience of key principles, methods and theories in the area of educational software. LEARNING OUTCOMES FOR THE MODULE: The module provides opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, qualities, skills and other attributes in the following areas: 1. Obtain understand of major learning principles, theories, and approaches 2. Identify key factors of successful educational software design a
Opportunity cost & comp. advantage
Using farmers from Vermont and computer graphs, this amateur video tries to explain how each farmer has a comparative advantage and how they should help themselves out by trading. Good quality video. run time 3:39
Comp Advantage Input
This is a video of problems concerning comparative advantage. Computer graphics and lecture format. Run time 5:27
HIV/AIDS hotline in Haiti provides information, hope for some
In his third video diary, award-winning poet Kwame Dawes discusses an HIV/AIDS information hotline outside of Port-au-Prince. Receiving between 3,000 and 5,000 calls per month, mostly from men, the center is a vital source of information for Haitians about HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. Filmed by Andre Lambertson. See all related reporting from this reporting project, including poetry, photography and print reporting: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/caribbean/after-quake-h
Parallel Lines in Algebra, Part III
In this video, Sal Khan demonstrates how to know which lines are parallel when solving an algebraic equation. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (02:42) There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen.'
Perpendicular Lines in Algebra, Part II
Perpendicular lines are lines that intersect each other at right angles. In this video, Sal Khan demonstrates how to know which lines are perpendicular when solving an algebraic equation. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (03:28) There is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen.'
US Geography and Mapping Skills - Class Centers for Week of 8/9/10
Each week, Mrs. Matthews students participate in 6 centers that are related to the topic they are studying. Each center lasts 15 minutes. The teams rotate through all six centers by the end of the week. This week the class is studying US Geography and mapping skills. Centers for this week include: several books on the topic, 4 United States puzzles, an online game from kidsgeo.com, an art activity to help remember the difference between latitude and longitude, a mapping activi
Purdue professor wins Nobel Prize in chemistry
A Purdue University chemist on Oct. 6 was awarded the Nobel Prize in chemistry for creating a method to build complex organic molecules necessary for numerous purposes, from pharmaceutical manufacturing to electronics. Ei-ichi Negishi, the Herbert C. Brown Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, was a co-recipient of the prize with scientists Richard Heck of the University of Delaware in Newark and Akira Suzuki of Hokkaido University in Sapporo, Japan. They will share the $1.5 million award. http:
Spelling Skills Using a Sound Stretching Technique
Teaching students to use the sound stretching strategy to improve spelling skills using the Early Interventions in Reading program from SRA/McGraw-Hill. Early Interventions in Reading combines direct and explicit teaching strategies with a scaffolded instructional approach that focuses on improving reading skills. (1:35)
Replace major welded panels
This resource covers the skills and knowledge required to complete Unit of Competence: Replace major welded panels It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics covered include: Prepare a panel for removal, Remove panel from vehicle and Fit replacement panel.
Renovate grassed areas
This resource covers the skills and knowledge that will assist the learner to prepare to renovate grassed areas. It contains activities and resources to facilitate self-paced learning. Topics include: prepare for turf renovation, renovate a tennis court and clean up site and equipment.
Support turf establishment
This resource covers the process of supporting the establishment of turf by seed or sod for sporting, recreational, landscaping, community and private use.Supporting turf establishment is likely to be carried out under routine supervision with intermittent checking. Responsibility for some roles and co-ordination within a team may be required. Competency requires the application of knowledge and skills to a range of turf establishment tasks. Turf establishment is usually undertaken within esta
Developing Apiculture (Beekeeping) Skills
This resource has been designed to support the 'Developing Apiculture (Beekeeping) Skills' short course. It examines the honey bee; hive management; pests and diseases; and harvesting honey.
Deliver a service to customers
This unit covers the skills and knowledge required to identify customer needs and provide a service to customers within a prescribed framework. Topics include: customer service, customers' needs, customer relations and resolving complaints.
Organise personal work priorities and development
This unit covers the knowledge and skills required to organise your own work schedules, monitor and obtain feedback on your work performance, and maintain required levels of competence. Topics include goal-setting, organisation, self-evaluation and professional development.
Planning programs and activities for children
Discover ways of planning fun experiences for children and helping them to learn new skills. Get to know the children in your care, design experiences that are appropriate and interesting to them, and gain the knowledge and ability to provide those experiences.