Compare and Contrast Warm and Cold Fronts
In weather, fronts are defined as the boundaries between different air masses. Depending on the direction of movement and the characteristics of the air involved, different types of fronts form. In this visualization from McDougal Littell/TERC, see movement of warm and cold fronts as well as the characteristic clouds that are generated by each.
Sesame Street: Adrian Grenier: Seasons Explained
A short video that explains the seasons in terms of weather for those living where temperatures change in the seasons. Best of very young children.
Storm Clouds Forming
This is a video which shows how storms develop.
Cinco De Mayo Traditions
This 1:36 long video shows the traditions of Cinco de Mayo and some of its history as well. It stresses that the holdiay is in fact not as widely celebrated in Mexico than the United States, in states such as Texas and Southern California. Mainly a celebration of pride and unity.
From Colonies to Constitution: The War for Independence
'This program traces the key events of the American
Revolutionary War from its outbreak at Lexington, Massachusetts in 1775 to the signing of the Treaty of Paris in 1783." This 15 minute video goes over the major points, but does not add a lot of depth to what isn't in a basic textbook. Does have good visuals where students can get a better feel for the time.
Multiplying and Dividing Negative Numbers
This instructor in this video, Sal Khan, discusses how to multiply and divide negative numbers. Mr. Khan uses computer software (with different colors) to illustrate his points. Sal Khan is the recipient of the 2009 Microsoft Tech Award in Education.
Multiplying Negative Integers
This video illustrates how to multiply integers, as used in basic high school Math courses. Good sound quality. Instructor uses camera that is focused on his paper for demonstration.
Different Kinds of Smarts:Multiple Intelligences-Session 4
This program delves into Harvard University professor Howard Gardner’s theory of multiple intelligences, describing how people have learning skills that differ in significant ways. Featured are teachers who share a class of five- through eight-year-olds, including several mainstreamed special needs students, and a ninth- and 10th-grade social studies teacher, with expert commentary from Howard Gardner
What is a Montessori Education?
This is an overview of what a Montessori Education entails. It covers the kind of environment they are taught in and the curricular areas used. After watching this video, you will know the basics of Montessori Education and have an understanding of the method and approach. (10:05)
The 45 Math Montessori Materials
Montessori uses many materials for a hands on approach to
learning. Get tips for using the 45 layout to teach preschoolers numbers
in this video clip about Montessori math methods.
"Columbus’s return from the New World created an abundance of activity throughout Europe. Old World monarchs dispatched explorers and small armies to the newly discovered continent to establish outposts, spread religious beliefs, and seek treasure. The advanced Indian civilizations of South and Central America were prime targets for invasion because of their abundance of gold and silver. As Spain and Portugal battled for legal rights to the New World, Pope Alexander VI, a Spaniard, mediate
In this video segment, students learn how to do one-step
division problems and write the remainder in the solution. Then, they
learn how to divide a three-digit number by a one-digit number without remainders and discuss what to do when dividing by zero.
Sunny outlook for Jersey Shore
June 23 - Local businesses at the Jersey Shore have seen a strong start to the summer season and hope the area's convenience and affordability will help the popular vacation area weather the economic storm. Bobbi Rebell reports.
Going places: Internships and study abroad
They've interned on Capitol Hill, at the Goddard Space Flight Center, and at Bank of America. Their studies and internships have landed them in India, Ghana, London, Prague, and Argentina. Schreyer Honors College students describe exciting internships and study abroad experiences.
How to Teach Math as a Social Activity
An Anchorage, Alaska, fifth grade teacher establishes a cooperative-learning environment in an upper-elementary classroom to help teach math. The video goes through some of the steps that he uses. There is aren't any examples of assessment.
Genetic Engineering: How far should we go?
Prof. John Bryant : Course
Does quantum mechanics have any relevance for religious belief?
Dr Peter Bussey : Seminar
Historical Perspectives on Christianity and Mental Illness
Dr Allan Chapman : Seminar
Developments in Neuroscience and Human Freedom: Some Theological and Philosophical Perspectives
Prof. Alan Torrance : Course
Genetics, Brain Plasticity and Personhood
Prof. Peter Clarke : Course