Remake Old Christmas Ornaments into a Work of Art
Learn how to use shimmering tiny seed beads to give old ornaments a much-needed face-lift. Supplies needed are ornaments, sandpaper, mod podge, beads, etc. This would be a fun activity for home or for school. What a great gift idea too!!
Classic Sesame Street: City versus Country Song
In this classic Sesame Street video, young students will learn differences between city life and country life. This would be a great resource to use to compare and contrast after reading non-fiction texts on this topic. Young learners will enjoy this animated video. (2:15)
TESA Art Demo on the Nature Walk
Video by Eric Hulsizer
Russia's new brain drain
Nov. 28 - Russia experiencing a new wave of emigration and brain drain as its best minds flee instability and stagnation, looking abroad for a 'breath of fresh air' and career opportunities. Sonia Legg reports.
Defense cuts hinge on sequestration provision
Nov. 28 - CSBA defense budget analyst Todd Harrison discusses the likelihood of Congress finding adequate cuts in the defense budget to satisfy the deficit reduction targets of the debt ceiling deal.
Dava J. Newman || Smart Suits to Enable Astronaut Exploration of Mars || Radcliffe Institute
Scan-Model-Innovate-Make-Explore! This talk by Dava J. Newman presents advanced spacesuit concepts for human exploration of Mars as well as how these smart technologies can be used here on earth to enable enhanced locomotion. To learn more about the smart clothes science lecture series at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, visit www.radcliffe.harvard.edu.
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IT Help Desk: Windows 7 Update Skit 1
To get ready for the Windows 7 update MaryBeth and Fred explain what is being deleted off of faculty and staff computers. They explain the difference between personal files and GRCC files.
IT Help Desk: Windows 7 Update Skit 2
To get ready for the Windows 7 update MaryBeth and Fred explain what to do with your personal files.
Loggerhead Turtles Digging
This short video clip shows close-up video of several loggerhead hatchlings digging their way out of the sand and heading to the water. There is no narration with this video, but the professionally-made video footage and sounds from nature help bring the baby turtles into the classroom for your students to observe. This video would be a nice compliment to the poem Over in the Meadow, where the mother turtle tells the baby turtles to "dig."
Brief Overview of the Red Fox
This short video clip shows many close-ups of the red fox, and her babies. There is no narration, but the professionally-made video footage and sounds from nature help to bring the red fox into the classroom for your students to observe. This would be a nice compliment to the poem Over in the Meadow, where the red fox mother tells her baby cubs to "run."
In this video, a teacher demonstrates solving proportiona using vertical and horizontal relationships and cross-products. The problems are worked on a white board as the teacher explains each step. ( 2:33)
Circumference by Math Busters
This video explains finding circumference by using radius. A "real-life" example of finding circumfernce of a traffic circle is shown with video and explained. ( 2:42)
Multiplying 2-Digit Numbers Mentally
In this student-created video, a tip for multiplying numbers 11-19 mentally is demonstrated. A student explains the tip on a white board using the example, 15 x 13. (01:14)
Beetlejuice - Beauty & The Beetle PART 2
Examines the use of irony and personification.
Calculating a 15% Tip Using a Proportion
In this video, a teacher explains percentages and proportion using a "real-life" example of calculating a tip on a restaurant bill. The teacher demonstrates calculating 15% of 30 using a proportion. ( 2:33)
Converting Mixed Numbers to Improper Fractions
This slide show set to music shows a mixed number being converted to an improper fraction. The directions appear in print. ( 1:05)