Human Prehistory 101: Epilogue
Final video in a series that introduces human prehistory, this video describes how when people started crossing oceans, genetic and cultural differences between people from different continents began fading. (02:46)
Buoyancy Brainteasers (Interactive)
What will it take to make a floating toy sub sink to the bottom of a bathtub? You're sitting in a boat in a pool of water. With you in the boat is a large rock. You toss the rock overboard. Will the pool's water level rise, fall, or stay the same? Which way do you think a helium balloon inside an idling car will move when the driver puts the pedal to the metal? Put your understanding of the factors that influence an object's buoyancy to the test in this interactive brainteaser
Tech in Real Life: Students See Devices as Tools, Not Toys
This 6:25 long video shows students in classes from Utah appling computers and diagnostic equipment across the curriculum to engage in authentic learning based on the community environment. It provides interviews and narration to give more depth to the idea of this type of lesson. It does not show assessments.
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Citizenship Rap--Boom Boom Pow Parody
This student-made video shares a version of Boom Boom Pow about citizenship. The words to the song appear at the bottom of the screen. Older students will enjoy this fun video as they learn about what citizenship means. (4:43)
Article :: Creating Graphic Symbols in Adobe Fireworks CS6
In this excerpt from Adobe Fireworks Classroom in a Book, you will learn how to convert a simple logo graphic into a graphic symbol.
Caillou the Paleontologist (Interactive)
Discover what paleontologists do, find dinosaur bones and match each bone with the box containing the same shape. Assemble the dinosaur bones in a museum exhibit, and watch a short animated clip to see what the dinosaur looked like.
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Pruis Calculus Class 04/23/2012
Pruis Calculus Class 04/23/2012
Learn To Tell Time--What is "Half Past" the Hour?
In this animated video, students will learn about "half past" the hour. Students will easily understand the clear and colorful visuals. They show what each time looks like at half past the hour. This is a great resource for the elementary classroom. (3:27)
How the Islands of Hawaii Were Formed
The origins of the Hawaiian Islands have remained a geological puzzle for generations, but recent investigations uncovered that volcanoes hold the key to much of the formation of these beautiful islands. In this video clip, learn more about what these investigations talk about. (2:59)
Breakingviews: Facebook on the defensive
April 24 - Antony Currie and Breakingviews editors discuss the warning signals for investors in Facebook's IPO filing.
Roundtable Discussion: Sexuality and the Museum
This roundtable on issues surrounding the exhibition HIDE/SEEK: Difference and Desire in American Portraiture will feature curators, museum directors, and some of the exhibition's artists discussing the role of museums and other cultural institutions in presenting sexuality in art. Participants include Thom Collins, Director of the Miami Art Museum; Norman Kleeblatt, Chief Curator at The Jewish Museum; Risa Puleo, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at The Blanton Museum of Art at The Universi
Caillou the Gardner (Interactive)
Plant flowers, vegetable plants and trees in this interactive game. Water and prune your plants to make them grow and flourish.
Cell Division (Interactive)
This interactive activity adapted from the Exploratorium takes you through a process that is critical to life—cell division. Division enables cells to replicate their genetic material and then create an exact copy of themselves. Explore the individual steps of this process, by which single-celled organisms reproduce and multicellular organisms develop, grow, repair damaged tissue, and reproduce.
Cell Explorer (Interactive)
This interactive activity adapted from the Exploratorium illustrates and describes the role of several important cell structures. Much like organs enable multicellular organisms to function normally, organelles enable cells to obtain and process energy, produce vital proteins, and replicate their genetic material, passing their instructions for life on to the next generation of cells.