"Dad Don't Dance," poem by Roger Stevens
Students will smile as they watch and listen.  Ron Bookless' drawings animate the poem, "Dad Don't Dance," read with a British accent by Roger Stevens from his book The Monster that Ate the Universe. This poem has rhyme, rhythm, and a little alliteration and is appropriate for elementary students.  Very British.  (1:23)
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"A List of Words," poem by Roger Stevens
"A List of Words" is a poem featured in The Monster That Ate the Universe (Macmillan Children's Books) by Roger Stevens.  Cartoons by Sarah Naylor.  Read by a male adult with a British accent, the poem contains many adjectives.  (1:15)
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Evolution; Episode 6: The Mind's Big Bang (1/6)
Between 100,000 and 50,000 years ago, something happened that triggered a creative, technological, and social explosion, that allowed humans to dominate the planet. What forces may have contributed to the emergence of the modern human mind? This documentary is suitable for high school grades.
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Evolution; Episode 6: The Mind's Big Bang (2/6)
Between 100,000 and 50,000 years ago, something happened that triggered a creative, technological, and social explosion, that allowed humans to dominate the planet. What forces may have contributed to the emergence of the modern human mind? This documentary is suitable for high school grades.
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Evolution; Episode 6: The Mind's Big Bang (3/6)
Between 100,000 and 50,000 years ago, something happened that triggered a creative, technological, and social explosion, that allowed humans to dominate the planet. What forces may have contributed to the emergence of the modern human mind? This documentary is suitable for high school grades.
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Evolution; Episode 6: The Minds Big Bang (4/6)
Between 100,000 and 50,000 years ago, something happened that triggered a creative, technological, and social explosion, that allowed humans to dominate the planet. What forces may have contributed to the emergence of the modern human mind? This documentary is suitable for high school grades.
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The Birth Of Israel (2008) - Part 4-8
Jeremy Bowen presents a look back at the creation of the state of Israel, examining the the events leading up to the Israeli war of Independence in 1949, its...
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Writing Short Stories-Advice from Kurt Vonnegut
Kurt Vonnegut gives 8 pieces of advice to other writers for developing the plot of the short story. Vonnegut voice is accompanied by fabulous photos of Vonnegut's life. (1:29)
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Mayan Mystery - The Maya of Mexico
A chance to take part in some amateur archaeology. This video presents theories about the meaning of a symbol on a Mayan temple at Tulum near Cancun. This symbol and temple relate to Mayan observations of the stars, others have suggested the temple is an ancient lighthouse, or a sacrificial center.
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Creating Survey Questions
Creating Survey Questions. Part of the series: Teaching English. Create a survey by including a variety of questions with yes and no answers, suggestive answers that use variables and questions with open-ended answers, before tabulating the results to compare...
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Parallel Structure
Adapted from Harry Noden's text, Image Grammar, this mini grammar lesson explores the usage of parallel structure in writing.  Through providing examples and nonexamples, this lesson helps to illustrate the concept of parallel structure. 

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What is Parallel Structure?
A silent slide show with text explanations and examples of parallel structure.  Examples are shown of how not to mix forms of parallel and non parallel. 

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Parsnip meets a Snowman

Parsnip is delighted to wake up to a snow-covered veggie patch, and wastes no time playing with the snow. But then he throws a snowball at what he thinks is a horrible monster! Scared to bits, he runs to find Big Parsnip, but is reassured when he finds out it is only a snowman. Parsnip then has the joy of making his very own Snow Parsnip
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Columns: Experimenting with Balloons
If you were in search of a good building column, a balloon probably wouldn't be your first choice. Still, if you were in a pinch, you might be surprised at the strength of several balloons lying side by side. In this video segment adapted from ZOOM, three cast members test how many balloons are needed to support a person's weight. Closed captioning included.  Run time 04:38.
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Mahara Tutorial 3: Profile (en)
Screencast tutorial for the usage of the e-portfolio software Mahara in the context of the EU-project MOSEP - More self-esteem with my e-portfolio (www.mosep.org). Part 3: Profile.
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Susan B. Anthony's Legacy
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3.2 The disaster
The I-35W bridge collapse in Minneapolis in August 2007, resulting in at least 13 deaths, illustrates the importance of structural integrity. This unit looks at the investigation that followed the collapse of the Silver Bridge over the Ohio River in 1967 which demonstrates how the study of safe design and the assessment of components and structures under load is of increasing importance in engineering design.
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