Torchlighters: The William Tyndale Story
This video provides a brief view of how William Tyndale, who translated the Bible into English, paid for it with his life. The video does not provide insights into how the church arranged this or how the laws were used as well. A good way to get students interested in this person and the subject of censorship, among other lessons. (1:21)
Free Online Resources Engage Elementary Kids (Tech2Learn Series)
Fifth-grade teacher Nicole Dalesio keeps her class motivated to learn by encouraging them to create multimedia presentations and projects using technology. The video shows examples of the student work and comments from the teacher. It also includes explanations by the students. The video does not talk about test scores or assessments. A good video to show potential uses of resources such as http://www.watchknowlearn.org (5:54)
The PCR Song
"Scientists for Better PCR" produced this Bio-Rad Music video that is filmed in the style of a celebrity benefit. The music video is a commercial for a BioRad thermocycler, which is essentially a DNA copying machine. During the song, there are jokes about the particulars of reproducing the genetic material as well as terms students may need to become familiar. The value of the video is that the terms used provide insights into the uses of DNA and can provide students with an idea of how th
Building a sustainable response to Islamic extremism in Europe and beyond.
How can we resolve the tensions between the different communities in Europe in the light of the growing threat from Islamic extremists, sometimes dubbed the 'Enemy Within'? Hisham Hellyer is a policy analyst, academic and commentator, based at the University of Warwick as an Associate Fellow, the American University in Cairo as a Visiting Professor and Trinity College in Dublin as a Senior Research Fellow. His research interests include European Muslim communities, the interplay between Isla
Kpanlogo African Dance
African dance performed by the Chiku Awali Youth Ensemble. The dance was created in 1957 by the Ga people of Ghana, West Africa to celebrate their independence. Video also features African drumming. Length: 3:02
Scottish Highland Dancing: Highland Fling
Performing the Highland Fling at the North American Championship in Saratoga, NY, July 2006. Accompanied by bagpipe music. Length 1:28
Sevillanas Spanish Dance Lesson
Sevillanas Dance lesson, Spanish origin. Live band in the background. Voice explanations in Spanish. Length 3:40
Classify Prisms (Interactive)
Classify prisms by base shape and lateral surface shape. Classify three-dimensional figures by their attributes. Classify three-dimensional solids by their configuration and properties. (e.g., parallelism, perpendicularity, and congruency)
"New Writing from the Balkans" (video)
Readings of original poetry and fiction by two leading South Slavic authors, Igor Štiks from Croatia and Aleš Debeljak from Slovenia, both of whom currently reside in Chicago. The readings are followed by a discussion of the creative atmosphere and trends in contemporary literature in Southeast Europe, with time devoted to the experience of writing away from one’s home country. Sp
Slide 15: Development and growth of maxilla
Development of Oro-facial Structures and it's Clinical Correlations. Slide 15: Development and growth of maxilla KNUST OER 2012. CC:BY-NC This video is included in a set of presentation videos on the Development of Oro-facial Structures and its Clinical Correlations. The videos describe and illustrate the pre-embryonic period of human development, which are weeks 1-3, the development of brachial arches, the face and palate, the types of facial clefts with illustrations and the development of th
Children Book Review: The Storm (The Lighthouse Family) by Cynthia Rylant, Preston McDaniels
This is a quick book review of the book The Storm by Cynthia Rylant. This gives a short synopsis. (00:53)
Corporal Cup's Food Camp (Interactive Game)
In this "Fizzy's Lunch Lab" interactive, students use math to complete Corporal Cup's challenges that involve sorting, counting and measuring. Unlock her top secret recipes by counting types of fruits, completing fruit equations and measuring food slices.
Fling It! (Interactive)
In this trebuchet math interactive, students learn how to make predictions from data, collect and place it in a line graph, and then predict what will happen if the pattern is extended. Videos featuring real kids help contextualize the math.
Obama on the BP Oil Spill
On April 20, 2010, an explosion ripped through BP’s Deepwater Horizon drilling rig off the coast of Louisiana, causing the worst oil spill in U.S. history. On June 15, President Barack Obama informs the nation about the current state of the disaster as experts struggle to stop the spewing oil. It would be another month before the leak was finally capped. (1:37)
Beyond National Security
Public Roundtable: Immigrant Communities and Economic, Social and Cultural Rights October 14, 2010
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This 1:24 minute video is a quick overview of the history of this city and some of its culture.
More Protractors: Angle Action (Part 2) (Interactive)
Measure angles using a protractor. Identify the angles created by two lines and a transversal.