Part 1 - Books, Writing and Creativity
An Australian author explains how to encourage children to be creative and help them enjoy books and writing. He gives tips and ideas for learning activities for children. This is part 1 of 6 parts in the series. The web site is located at: www.writing-for-children.com
Economics Demand and Supply Curves
This video deals with both movements and shifts in demand and supply curves. Relatively well-produced video that uses computer graphics to explain supply and demand.
Ancient Greek pronounciation
A video on pronouncing ancient greek words. The symbols used in Greek to show the sound a letter makes is discussed.
Modern Greek Lesson 2 - Combination Letters
Modern Greek Lesson 2 - Combination Letters. Learn the alphabet in Lesson 1 before proceeding to this lesson. In this lesson learn accent marks and combination letters.
What Are SNPs? - 23andMe
Learn about the variations in human DNA called SNPs (single nucleotide polymorphisms), and how they can be used to understand relationships between people. Animation simplifies a difficult concept. Grades 7-12. 1:53 min.
What is Gravity?
This thirty minute video explains gravity. The study of gravity has played a central role in the history of science—from Galileo and Newton to Einstein's twentieth century theory of general relativity. Yet, in spite of five centuries of study, many aspects of gravity remain a mystery. How can gravity, which in many ways
is the dominant force in the universe, be at the same time, by far, the weakest of the four known forces in nature? See how physicists are
approaching this que
Maine State Flag and State Song Five Star Flags presents the Maine flag flying against the blue sky. The state coat of arms is placed on a blue field. In the center of the shield a moose rests under a tall pine tree. A farmer and seaman represents the work that people did in early times. The North Star represents the state motto: "Dirigo" ("I Direct"). Flag adopted 1909.
Five Star Flags presents the Maine flag flying against the blue sky. The state coat of arms is placed on a blue field. In the center of the shield a moose rests under a tall pine tree. A farmer and seaman represents the work that people did in early times. The North Star represents the state motto: "Dirigo" ("I Direct"). Flag adopted 1909.
Mississippi State Tour
WABC Travel Show Host Erik Hastings shows you the people, culture, history, music, attractions, and natural beauty of Mississippi. Warm smiling faces, genteel manners, and a smooth southern drawl make Mississippi the place to visit for an authentic Southern experience. Video gives a good insight into the state of Mississippi.
North Dakota Facts
4th grade students explore the State of North Dakota and even sing the state song!
Pennsylvania Flag and Anthem
Pennsylvania's flag is composed of a blue field on which is embroidered the State Coat of Arms. The first State Flag bearing the State Coat of Arms was authorized by the General Assembly in 1799. An act of the General Assembly of June 13, 1907, standardized the flag and required that the blue field match the blue of Old Glory. The stat
Kindergarten Cooties and Jealous Gentlemen
Several puzzle games in which students take turns placing characters in positions within a set of constraints, while trying to prevent the opposing player from being able to place the next character.
Pink Color Song
The song is set to the tune of "London Bridge" and shows the word pink and items that are pink. (:25)
Take Care of Your Brown Hair Bear
This cartoon is about a bear, who loses all of his brown hair - because he did not take care of it. He didn't think that was fair. The bear learns how to care - for his brown hair from his friend by shampooing it - to keep it clean. The story is told in rhyme. (1:45)
Computing Binomial Probabilities in Minitab
In this video learn how to compute Binomial probabilities, cumulative probabilities, and inverse cumulative probabilities. Examples are shown of how to solve probability.
Using Lines of Latitude and Longitude
This video reviews longitude, latitude, equator, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Arctic Circle, and Greenwich Meridian. There is no commentary but uses maps and visual descriptions. A musical score plays throughout video. It would be very helpful for a teacher to pause the video and explain the map. Running Time says over 5 minutes but it really only plays for about 2:44.
Introduction to Google Earth
Introduction to using Google Earth for IU Southeast's G201 World Regional Geography online course. IU Southeast Instructor: Clint Franklin
Learning about a Compass with Curious George
The children head outside for a sport called orienteering. Orienteering uses a map and compass to find flags. The children explain how to use a compass to help them with the game.
How to Make an Origami Windmill Base
This video demonstrates how to fold a Windmill Base. Very often diagrams ask you to start with a specific base, so knowing how to fold them is important. (7:21)
How to Make an Origami Spinning Top
Instructions on how to make an Origami Spinning Top. The paper used in the video is origami paper from Japan. It might help to use a little double-sided tape on the triangles that you fold to the outside. Just remember to put it on every one, because you don't want to throw off the balance, then it won't spin correctly. (3:56)
How to Make an Origami Turtle Using Starbucks Bag
This is an instructional video showing how to make an origami turtle using a Starbucks paper sack. (8:05)