Box 1 Use of language
By now you will have had a few opportunities to look up the
How to Build a Milk Jug Igloo - Midland Christian School
This milk jug igloo was part of a unit on snow. It took 3 weeks to
collect the 428 milk jugs used to make the igloo. It is a built on a
cardboard base and the jugs are connected with high temperature hot
glue. The finished igloo is about 5' tall and easily fits eight to 10
children, who like to spend their reading time in the igloo. Total
investment: $12 for the glue sticks.
There are additional tips and suggestions available on "How to Build a Mi
Julius Caesar, Part 3 of
This is an animated cartoon version, with subtitles, of the great classic by Shakespeare. Animation brings these stories to younger students. It uses Shakespeare's words and has the words at the bottom of the screen. Educators can pause the film to discuss the different passages. Suitable for older middle school and high school students. (5:05)
Unlocking the Mysterious Connection Between Taste, Smell, and Memory
The cause of the so-called "Proustian experience" of recalling a vivid memory through taste or smell is well documented, but its cause continues to confound scientists. Biologist Stuart Firesteing from Columbia University discusses the mystery. The video is in lecture format. (05:25)
Wow! Giant Octopus - Extreme Animals
Watch this amazing footage as Steve Leonard gets up close and personal with a giant octopus in the freezing sea waters. Would you be happy to get this close to an Extreme Animal with giant eyes? This professional video includes narration. (02:24)
Hypothalamus & Pituitary Gland
In this 3-D animation, the role of the hypothalamus and the production of hormones by the pituitary gland are explained. Grades 9-12. 1:34 min.
How the Body Works : The Lymphatic System
This video, through still images and narration, offers information concerning the lymphatic system, a network of vessels which carries lymph from around the tissues to the blood.
How to Cite the APA Manual in APA Format
How to Cite the APA Manual in APA Format. Part of the series: Research Papers. When citing the APA manual, the author being referenced is a corporate author, called the American Psychological Association. Learn about citing the edition of an APA manual with help from an...
Pollination and Fertilization
Insects usually assist in the fertilization of flowering plants. Fertilization occurs when one sperm nucleus fuses with the egg nucleus. Other sperms form the endosperm by fusing with egg cells. Short video clip discusses pollinators and parts of the flower like the male stigma, female stamen, ovary and embryo. Run time 01:50
American Experience: Influenza 1918
Influenza 1918 is the story of the worst epidemic the United States has ever known. Before it was over, the flu would kill more than 600,000 Americans - more than all the combat deaths of this century combined. (52:53)
Jane Eyre Music Video
This is a music video based on the novel, Jane Eyre. The video uses BBC footage from Jane Eyre movie.
A children oriented video with lots of facts about pengins. The two girls doing the interview might give students an idea on what they could do for a project.
Quadratic Formula Song
Learn the quadratic formula and how to use it in problems. This catchy video comes from the Algebra Upgrade online course at www.learningupgrade.com. It is one of those tunes that could get stuck in your head (which could be a good thing when you are trying to remember a formula!).
Examples of Solving Multi-Step Inequalities
A teacher walks students through the explanation of how to solve four different mult-step one variable inequalities. This includes using the distributive property, combining like terms first, and check if a value is a solution.
Zeus, Poseidon, Hera, Demeter, Artemis, Apollo, Athena, Hephaestus, Ares, Aphrodite, Hermes, Hestia (and Dionysus) are all described briefly in this video. There is greek music in the background while we statues of the Gods and Goddesses on the screen and text descriptions of what they represented.
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