Is the atom fundamental?
Students are introduced to the idea of classifying atoms into families according to their chemical properties. On this page of a tutorial on particle physics, students discover that these atoms are made out of even smaller particles. Students compare a model of an atom from the year 1900 with a modern view of an atom. Experimentation shows that these atoms have a small, dense nucleus with a positive charge surrounded by a negative cloud of electrons. Students are presented with a riddle asking w
Student Feedback Videos
Student Feedback Videos.
Catholic Mass - 1/29/2012 (Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time)
Duke Catholic Center's Celebration of the Eucharist Fr. Michael Martin, OFM, presiding Fr. Rick Riccioli, OFM, visiting priest, preaching Jordan Differding, assisting in the homily http://catholic.duke.edu Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time Service begins @ 9:51 Homily begins @ 27:34 Scripture: First Reading: Deuteronomy 18:15-20 Psalm 95: If Today You Hear God's Voice (89) Second Reading: 1 Corinthians 7:32-35 Gospel: Mark 1:21-28 Hymns (from the the Gather hymnal, ©1994): Processional Hymn:
IDS350 Session 2 Spring 2012
IDS350 Session 2 Spring 2012 Gardens of California Jerry Turney
PMAD Sharroky Hollie
People Make a Difference with Danny Brassell 1/30/12 Guest; Sharroky Hollie
David Kirp, "Improbable Scholars" | Authors at Google
David Kirp visits Google to talk about his book, "Improbable Scholars: The Rebirth of a Great American School System and a Strategy for America's Schools" "No school district can be all charismatic leaders and super-teachers. It can't start from scratch, and it can't fire all its teachers and principals when students do poorly. Great charter schools can only serve a tiny minority of students. Whether we like it or not, most of our youngsters will continue to be educated in mainstream public scho
Del Mar College Stringers for Scholarships Fishing Tournament
"Stringers for Scholarships" Fishing Tournament Benefitting Del Mar College Foundation and Presented by LNV Inc. July 25-26 Redfish and trout tournament features "Heaviest Stringer" award, among others, to help raise funds for student scholarships Holy mackerel! Even though King Mackerel is not part of the catch categories during the "Stringers for Scholarships" fishing tournament, Del Mar College's Foundation will still benefit as anglers vie to catch redfish and speckled trout. Presented by
Reading the Riots
Reading the Riots.
5th Grade Dance Off
Eva on Writing, Part 1: Introduction
Still I Rise
Stay in the Game
Summer Institute Workshop 7/20/10
SHIFT 2: Building Knowledge in the Disciplines
This is an 8 minute video which features a discussion between NYS Commissioner of Education John B. King Jr., David Coleman (contributing author to the Common Core) and Kate Gerson (a Sr. Fellow with the Regents Research Fund) addressing Shift 2 – 6-12: Building Knowledge in the Disciplines. By unpacking Shift 2, the discussion addresses the role of the content area teachers in secondary contexts as well as the benefits of giving literary non-fiction the time it deserves in the secondary E
Duskytail Grouper--An Overview
This very short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Duskytail Grouper. The robust, elongate body of the duskytail grouper is brownish to purplish-grey in color and covered with numerous small, yellow, orange or gold spots. While the dorsal fin and the upper third of the caudal fin are spotted, the lower two thirds of the caudal finare dusky in colour, hence the common name. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help ma
Yellowfin Tuna--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of Yellowfin Tuna swimming in their natural environment. Students will enjoy the ocean waves as they watch these amazing creatures jump in the water.The yellowfin tuna (Thunnus albacares) is a fish built for speed and endurance. Its streamlined body is metallic dark blue on the back, blending into yellow or silver on the belly. The belly is patterned with numerous broken lines, and a vivid golden stripe runs along each side o
Comparing Fractions With Unlike Denominators
This video teaches students to compare fractions with unlike denominators. A student demonstrates finding a common denominator in order to compare fractions. The problem is worked on a white board. ( 1:21)
Aborigines of the Australian Outback
Watch this video to learn all about the Australian Aborigines and the history of their connections to the animal world. The video also highlights their unique way of leaving their mark, through stencils of their handprints on the walls of caves. (2mins)
Algebra Problem of the Week
Algebra problems from a variety of sources, including textbooks, math contests, NCTM books, and puzzle books, and real-life situations, designed to reflect different levels of difficulty. The goal is to challenge students with non-routine problems and encourage them to put their solutions into words. Different types of problems are used to reach a diverse group of algebra students. A a href= /pow/support/ Teacher Support page/a is available for some problems.