Greenland Shark--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Greenland Shark swimming in its natural habitat. Amongst the world’s largest sharks, the Greenland shark is an elusive species of dogfish that inhabits the icy waters of the Arctic and the northern Atlantic. Also known as the large sleeper shark for its sluggish movements, the body is heavy-set, the spineless dorsal fins are greatly reduced, and the snout is short and rounded. This is a great resource to help
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PMAD Sharroky Hollie
People Make a Difference with Danny Brassell 1/30/12 Guest; Sharroky Hollie
5th Grade Dance Off
Eva on Writing, Part 1: Introduction
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
WBAA: Engineering and Social Justice
Dr. Alice Pawley, assistant professor in Purdue University's School of Engineering Education, talks about the book Engineering and Social Justice: In the University and Beyond from Purdue University Press. Pawley contributed to the book and is co-editor with colleagues Dr. Caroline Baillie (University of Western Australia) and Dr. Donna Riley (Smith College). The book is aimed at engineering academics worldwide who are attempting to bring social justice into their work and practice, or who would
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)
Sid Luck is a fifth generation potter in Seagrove, North Carolina. This forty-five minute documentary explores his life and work, and the family heritage he hopes to pass on to his two sons, Jason and Matthew.
Arts & Crafts, Traditional, Work / South / 1999
Zak vol snoepjes : Teloefening De leerlingen tellen de stippen die boven de zak staan. Ze kleven evenveel snoepjes in de zak als er stippen staan.
De leerlingen tellen de stippen die boven de zak staan. Ze kleven evenveel snoepjes in de zak als er stippen staan.
Técnicas Contemporaneas de Literatura (En Español)
En este video, la profesora Camila Mundaca habla sobre las técnicas contemporaneas como el monólogo interior y el soliloquio. Utiliza al poeta Edgar Allen Poe para explicar unos puntos. (4:15)
Scope on the Skies: Urban Legends
Urban legends become widespread from people simply not asking “Are you sure?” or looking into the topic and learning more before making a decision. But urban legends are also a great way to teach students to become good questioners—skeptics if you will—whenever they hear or read about these kinds of claims. A recent urban legend is generating interest due in large part to statements made by doomsday predictors, news media, and—coming to a theater near you—a movie celebrating our demi
This video segment adapted from Africans in America explores the division among the state delegates to the Constitutional Convention about the issue of slavery. Although some states had already begun to abolish slavery, other states held that the right to own slaves should remain protected by the federal government. What resulted was a debate about the right to personal liberty and the right to own property, which for many included slaves. (1:50)
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign -- From Alchemy to Chemistry: Five Hundred Years of R
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign created this online exhibit to illustrate several of the major shifts in chemistry from alchemy to modern chemistry and how chemists changed the way in which they discussed their field. Curious students and educators can find descriptions of thirty-six chemistry books covering the years from 1500 to 1964. Historians will adore the images of pages from the old books and find source links for some of the books discussed.
From the San Diego Supercomputer Center, "the Biology WorkBench allows biologists to search many popular protein and nucleic acid sequence databases." After the free registration, users have access to a variety of molecular data sequencing and visualization tools through "a common point-and-click Web interface." New users may want to select the tutorials link, which includes several documents that aid the use of the Biology Workbench and the information obtained from it. The site is best viewed
Edd Presnell: Dulcimer Maker
Edd Presnell, a mountain craftsman and native of Watauga County, North Carolina, demonstrates and comments on the construction of a dulcimer. Presnell learned his craft from his father-in-law. Film includes a brief performance on a finished dulcimer by his wife, Nettie. This 16mm film is archived in the Thomas G. Burton and Jack Schrader collection in the Archives of Appalachia, East Tennesse State University.
Arts & Crafts, Traditional, Work / Appalachia / 1973
Ready, Set, SCIENCE!: Putting Research to Work in K-8 Science Classrooms
What types of instructional experiences help K-8 students learn science with understanding? What do science educators teachers, teacher leaders, science specialists, professional development staff, curriculum designers, school administrators need to know to create and support such experiences? Ready, Set, Science! guides the way with an account of the groundbreaking and comprehensive synthesis of research into teaching and learning science in kindergarten through eighth grade. Based on the recen
The lemon battery challenge
In this activity, students will learn how a chemical reaction can produce electricity. Learners will create a wet-cell battery to determine how much power it takes to run an electric car.