Northwest PRECEDENT: State of the Network Address
PRECEDENT Co-Director Tim DeRouen, PhD opens the meeting with his annual State of the Network address.
Station Crew Opens Dragon's Hatch
The hatch between the newly arrived SpaceX Dragon spacecraft and the Harmony module of the International Space Station was opened by NASA Astronaut Don Pettit at 5:53 am EDT as the station flew 253 miles above Auckland, New Zealand. The hatch opening begins four days of operations to upload more than 1,000 pounds of cargo from the first commercial spacecraft to visit the space station and reload it with experiments and cargo for a return trip to Earth. It is scheduled for splashdown several hund
Essential Science for Teachers: Life Science: Session 2. Classifying Living Things
How can we make sense of the living world? During this session, a systematic approach to biological classification is introduced as a starting point for understanding the nature of the remarkable diversity of life on Earth.,This clip addresses the fact that all living things are made of cells and how this organizing feature is the theme for classifying the organisms on earth.
Wind Power from National Renewable Energy Laboratory
This is a very informative video from The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) about wind power, how it works, the benefits, and its future. There is closed captioning, which is great because, for younger students, this will be paused throughout for explanations/discussions. Although this was made for adults, there is a very basic explanation of how wind mills turn the wind into energy. (06:45)
Van Gogh: An Analysis of The Starry Night
What gives this star-filled night its haunting power? A doomed painter's madness or a carefully planned strategy? Both possibilities are discussed, and inspirations for aspects of the painting are described. A thorough analysis of artists' interests in sky is given. ( Minutes five and eight contain material not appropriate for younger students.) ( 12:12)
FLVS Drivers Edu (Drummond)
Gene Sherman and Janet Laurence in Conversation 362 GG Why Are Some Portmanteaus So Awful? Are We There Yet? - Germany: Fairy Tale Castle FDR Dedicates Will Rogers Memorial Franklin Roosevelt Dedicates Museum of Modern Art Franklin Roosevelt Praises the Boy Scouts Say What?: Short -e- & -ee- (Interactive) Laboratorio de Química DeBono's Six Thinking Hats in the Classroom Structure of the Earth Reuters Breakingviews: Grizzly week for Graff Diamonds Pope ushers in Christmas
My failed entries for the Clorox Ick-tionary.
Take a virtual field trip to Germany with Rosie and Julian as they learn about fairy tales castles. The children listen to the story of Hansel and Gretel, visit a bakery, and even make a gingerbread house! (07:05)
In August 1935, American humorist Will Rogers was killed in an airplane accident near Point Barrow, Alaska. In a radio broadcast on November 4, 1938, from Hyde Park, New York, President Franklin Roosevelt pays homage to Rogers and dedicates a memorial in Claremore, Oklahoma. (1:36)
On May 10, 1939, President Franklin D. Roosevelt delivers a dedication speech for New York's Museum of Modern Art as the new establishment opens its doors. (1:48)
In 1941, on the 31st anniversary of the incorporation of the Boy Scouts of America, President Roosevelt addresses the organization. (1:28)
In Say What, the goal is to find the right word family to finish the word. The goals for this game are vowel sound short -e- and vowel combination -ee-. Other ending sounds are also reviewed.
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This video shows Edward deBono's technique of Six Thinking Hats being used in different classroom settings.This theory encourages creative, lateral thinking. This video provides an example of the theory in action and is intended for teachers with prior knowledge on the theory. ( Portions of the video could also be shown to students preparing to use the strategy.) ( 14:34)
Structure of the Earth - crust, mantle, core
May 31 - Graff Diamonds pulls its $1 billion Hong Kong IPO. But the jeweler will have another opportunity to make a comeback in the world's largest luxury goods market, says John Foley of Breakingviews.
Dec 25 - Pope Benedict celebrates midnight mass and calls for oppressors to put down their "rods" and for all to become peacemakers. Marie-Claire Fennessy reports.
362 GG Why Are Some Portmanteaus So Awful?
Are We There Yet? - Germany: Fairy Tale Castle
FDR Dedicates Will Rogers Memorial
Franklin Roosevelt Dedicates Museum of Modern Art
Franklin Roosevelt Praises the Boy Scouts
Say What?: Short -e- & -ee- (Interactive)
Laboratorio de Química
DeBono's Six Thinking Hats in the Classroom
Structure of the Earth
Reuters Breakingviews: Grizzly week for Graff Diamonds
Pope ushers in Christmas