Population density in Alaska
Not many people live in Alaska. Alaska has harsh weather and many people are not used to its climate.
Octopus in the California rocky intertidal zone
Octopuses are found in low tide regions under rocks. They use their beaklike jaws to bite prey and inject poison into the prey. They are particularly sensitive to drying out.
Honey is produced by bees. Humans collect it and use it in baking, to sweeten tea, and to spread on food.
In this interactive activity adapted from Wake Forest University, observe how rotational force, or torque, is related to the distance between the pivot and the point of the applied force.
Exploring Texture from a Set Work: Mozart
A lesson plan aimed at all levels. Students are required to listen to a specific extract from a set work with which they are already familiar and select an appropriate diagram which graphically represents the accompaniment at various points.
Visitors to this site can view satellite imagery and read an account of how remote sensing was employed to evaluate the extent of flooding and sediment load in rivers on the coastal plain of North Carolina as a result of Hurricane Floyd in September, 1999. This feature is part of NASA's Earth Observatory, a publication that focuses on Earth's climate and environmental change.
Cheat Sheet to Mastering Japanese #8 - Pop Quiz Time! Do You Know How To Test Your Skills?
We know, we know - if you wanted to take tests and quizzes, you’d go enroll in your local community college’s foreign language classes. But did you know that even as a self-studier, quizzing yourself will really bring out the best in your language abilities? And the best part about [...]
Upper Intermediate Lesson #22 - A Narrow Escape 2
It’s illegal, but everybody’s mom is doing it! We discuss the dangers of riding 3 seat bikes in Tokyo. It seems many Japanese people don’t even know it’s illegal to ride these bikes in the Tokyo area. We’ll give you two grammar points sou ni naru, used to describe apparent [...]
Learn with Pictures and Video S4 #19 - Japanese Words for the Workplace
You’ve just landed your dream job in a company where everyone speaks Japanese. To impress your boss and colleagues, you’ll need to master business Japanese and fit work hard to make your dream job an everyday reality. Working while using Japanese is easier than it seems, but you can still make it easier if you [...]
På månadagen berättade Klartext att en domstol i Haag vill ha en rättegång mot Libyens ledare Muammar Kadaffi. Vi berättade också att ett nytt företag i Kina vill göra affärer med Saab. Dessutom berättade vi hur det gick i omvalet i Västra Götalands-regionen och Örebro.
How to Make a Bracelet Using Polymer Clay
This 10 minute video shows how to make a Pacman charm
bracelet usingvarious colors of polymer clay. The list of materials include a poster roller, wire tools, quick drying glue, needle
tool, and a flexible razor blade. This is a good art project for some students, but the required materials are not inexpensive.
How to Hit a Jump in Snowboarding
Learn the basics of jumping and how to hit a jump in this 1:17 video. The video offers some good points, but the shortness of the video could make it necessary to watch several times.
Buckalope Elementary - Talented Song
Buckalope Elementary is a 12-episode Puppet Educational Series (K-4) that promotes social, emotional, and academic development, and gets kids excited about learning. (02:19)
The Lion King- In ASL
Student-Created Video- The Disney story of, The Lion King, is told in American Sign Language for an ASL 1 class project. No voice, text or illustrations are used in the story. (09:37)
THE LONG WALK Part 1: The Navajos
This six minute video is an overview of the battle with the American soldiers and the Navajos and the events that lead up to this confrontation are explained. A good overview and presents material not usually found in textbooks.
How To Shoot Three Pointers In Basketball
This 1:24 minute video has some quality issues, but offers a brief overview of how to take a three point shot. Too brief to help most students and does not show the proper way to hold the ball or how to aim or follow-through. Best used as an introduction.
Vitamin K: What it Does in the Body
This one minute video explains how the vitamin that stops you from bleeding to death. It does not tell you how much is needed,
Vitamin K helps clog blood, bone growth & repair, and can be stored in fat in the liver. Our body gets half of its vitamin K from the bacteria that grows in intestines and comes from eating leafy green food, such as spinach.
How To Read Aloud 'The Very Hungry Caterpillar'
In this video by Julie Fowlkes, the lead trainer from BMABF, reads The Very Hungry Caterpillar. The illustrations are not close enough to be used as a read-aloud in the classroom. However, it is a good resource for teachers on how to effectively implement read-alouds in the elementary classroom. (6:46)
Three Types of Volcanoes
A student centered 1:30 video that shows the three types of volcanoes and student made examples of these is shown.
The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake - A Narrated Slideshow
This is a brief, narrated slideshow about a well-known earthquake in U.S. history.