Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science: Session 1. Earth's Solid Membrane: Soil
How does soil appear on a newly born, barren volcanic island? In this session, participants explore how soil is formed, its role in certain Earth processes, its composition and structure, and its place in the structure of the Earth.,This segment shows questions about a phenomenon being used to elicit ideas about the space between particles. The interviewer probes beneath the student's response by asking her to draw her ideas and explain them. Furthermore, when he tells her what some people thi
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Essential Science for Teachers: Physical Science: Session 2. The Particle Nature of Matter: Solids,
What simple idea links together all of chemistry and physics? How can a close study of the macroscopic differences among solids, liquids, and gases support a microscopic model of tiny, discrete, and constantly moving particles? In this session, participants learn how the "particle model" can be turned into a powerful tool for generating predictions about the behavior of matter under a wide range of conditions.,The segment provides examples of probing questions about phenomenon to determine what
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Essential Science for Teachers: Earth and Space Science: Session 1. Earth's Solid Membrane: Soil
How does soil appear on a newly born, barren volcanic island? In this session, participants explore how soil is formed, its role in certain Earth processes, its composition and structure, and its place in the structure of the Earth.,The segment shows the interviewer asking questions about phenomena, set up in different ways, to elicit the student's ideas about the space between particles and whether the number of particles changes. The student is asked to draw pictures and explain her ideas. The
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Science in Focus: Energy: Workshop 3. Transfer and Conversion of Energy
Change happens when energy is transferred or converted. In this session, examine conversion between potential and kinetic energy. Through examples, see how events that involve a small amount of energy can trigger much larger events.,This segment explores the question "What are some of the forms energy can take?" by visiting classrooms as well as interviewing students and scientists.
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Landing - a Summary
This NASA video segment explores how Newton's laws apply to the landing of an airplane. Viewers watch an instructor at NASA's National Test Pilot School explain that each step of an airplane's landing can be described with physics. Viewers also learn that a test pilot's job is to find the optimal methods for landing an aircraft.
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Mining on the Moon
The race is on to mine the moon - and UNSW researchers have figured out how to do it and how to build there.
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Het rechtssysteem van Belgiƫ : Webquest
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Je vindt hier een webquest over het rechtssysteem van België. Je ontdekt er meer over de verdeling van de machten, de verschillende soorten criminaliteit, informatie over de leden van een assisenhof, de verschillende soorten rechtbanken. Als …


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Chapter 02 - The Time Machine by H. G. Wells
Chapter 2. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by Mark Nelson.

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2 Personal lives

We start our exploration of the interrelationship of personal lives and social policy with personal stories.

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Read Extracts 1, 2 and 3 below, and make notes on areas of similarity and difference. What questions are
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Valparaiso University Chorale-Attention to Detail
Valparaiso University's Chorale, under the direction of Dr. Christopher Cock, will return to Germany for its fourth residency at the St. Thomas Church in Leipzig, celebrating the 800th anniversary of the church and its choir, the Thomanerchor. Follow their journey at http://blogs.valpo.edu/choraletour2012/
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Northwest PRECEDENT: State of the Network Address
PRECEDENT Co-Director Tim DeRouen, PhD opens the meeting with his annual State of the Network address.
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10 Doggie Kisses by Todd Parr for Sesame Street (Counting to 10)
This is Todd Parr's (author and illustrator) second short film he has made for Sesame Street. Young learners will enjoy counting to 10 as the doggies kisses 10 different children. What a fun resource for the early childhood classroom. (0:46)
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Explosive Volcanic Eruptions Song
Students will enjoy learning and singing about volcanoes with this cute, fun song. The words to the song are shown on the screen as they are sung. There are good pictures and descriptions. This is a good teaching resource for a lesson/unit on the Earth and or climate. This would also be a good companion resource for the the Common Core Curriculum Unit, Grade 1, Language Arts-Unit 4. (1:57)
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FDR Dedicates Will Rogers Memorial
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)
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Franklin Roosevelt Dedicates Museum of Modern Art
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)
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Influenza virus hijacks the Ran/Crm1 export pathway
Talk by Geoffrey Chase, University of Freiburg, Germany.
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How to Make Friendship Bracelets - NEDucationalTV
Do you have a Create & Celebrate Friendship Bracelet Kit? Eleven-year old Natalie will show you how to use NED's Weaving Wheel! Printed. This video is a form of advertising for this product and so it is best used by those who have already bought this video.
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Carbon 14 Dating 1 - Khan Academy
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How the Stock Market Works
This is an older cartoon of the process but it is a good basic idea of the workings of stocks and the market. Good quality video.

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