Windbags - Cool Science Experiment
How many breaths does it take to inflate an 2 meter (8 ft) Windbag? 70 breaths, maybe? Why even try? With a simple science secret you can amaze your friends by blowing up a Windbag in one breath! If you don't believe it, try this amazing science activity! Windbags are so light and strong that even the smallest scientist can demonstrate the amazing properties of air!
The Evacuation of Saigon
A video by Meet Me at the Corner. This video has a student interviewing Mr. Vern Jumper, a retired Air Officer who was on duty during the Evacuation of Saigon. The video takes place in San Diego, CA while touring the U.S.S. Midway Museum. The video contains some actual photographs from the time period. A teacher could also use this video to teach students how to conduct an interview. (4:42)
Short video clip showing time lapse of one day of bacterial growth. Grades 4-12. 15 sec.
Dinosaur Burrow: Oldest Evidence Found In Australia
Paleontologist Anthony Martin shows evidence of oldest fossil evidence of tetrapods in Australia. Explains that the burrows were probably used to survive polar winters. Grades 5-12. 1:52 min.
Sound Frequency: ( An Interactive Game)
In this Sarah Jane Adventures game, the deadly Rakweed is threatening the UK! Students transmit sounds with the same frequencies to help Clyde defeat the Rakweed. ( This link is for an interactive game and may take a few minutes to load.)
Learn about interjections in this video. Interjections are a very important part of grammar. Examples are provided on the computer screen while a narrator explains. (01:37)
Sea Surface Temperature in the Pacific from TRMM: January 1998 through July 1998)
Sea surface temperature in the Pacific Ocean as measured by the TMI instrument on TRMM for the period January 1998 through July 1998
First year student experience
This case study reports on enhancing the first year student experience by engaging students in the practise of business through provision of a coherent and relevant set of learning activities
Abraham Lincoln's Birthplace
Follow Donna and her grandson, Landen, as they take a tour of Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park in Hodgenville, Kentucky. Then read on to learn more about Abraham Lincoln’s humble beginnings as a young boy in Kentucky. Have you ever wondered…
Where was Abraham Lincoln born?
Where did Abraham Lincoln go to school when he was young?
What did Abraham Lincoln do when he was a boy? (1:52)
The Rhubarb Triangle
This is an interactive learning resource book targeted at families who want to learn together and improve their basic English and maths abilities.
Digits and Place Value (Part 2)
This video indicates it is for Pre-Algebra, however this would be good for anyone who is reviewing or learning place value. In this video they talk about the expanded form of the number and how to read and write the number. They explain how to break down the number into expanded form, then they write it in expanded form. They do a few examples to help you understand. Then they write the number in expanded form and you have write the number in numerical form. Video is good quality and good
The Puritan Religion
As the Puritans migrated from England to the New World, they had a clear vision of what their churches should be like. Membership was restricted to those who could present evidence that they had experienced “saving grace.” This most often included a compelling description of some extraordinary experience that indicated intimate contact with God. Only those who could submit this proof were considered “visible saints” and allowed full membership in the church. In the early seventeenth cent
Founding in 1994at the George Mason University, the non-profit, non-partisan Statistical Assessment Service - STATS is a resource that highlights the use and abuse of science and statistics in the media. The goals of the utility are to correct scientific misinformation in the media and in public policy resulting from bad science, politics, or a simple lack of information or knowledge; and to act as a resource for journalists and policy makers on major scientific issues and controversies. Resourc
Spiders Alive! Opens July 28
Discover some of the most versatile animals on the planet in SPIDERS ALIVE!, a new immersive exhibition opening at the American Museum of Natural History on July 28, 2012. In SPIDERS ALIVE!, you'll have the chance to examine spiders' anatomy, behavior, silk, and venom as you encounter live spiders representing some 20 different species. See the goliath bird eater, one of the largest spiders in the world; the fishing spider, which senses prey by resting its front legs on the surface of the water
New World Exchanges between Indians, Europeans
Indians in the colonies and the impact Europeans had on them is the theme of this video. The exchange of ideas, animals, plants is shown. Also negatives such as germs is explained. Students need to have a graph or table of these so that they can keep track as the video moves rapidly.
Mexico: Cinco de Mayo and the Reign of Maimilian
(3:45) A closer look at the victory for Porfirio Diaz, and the day that became Cinco de Mayo. The fight with the French is explained and the personalities involved discussed. A good introduction into this war and the reason Cinco de Mayo is celebrated.
In this clip, Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic as it plays the Overture to Beethoven's Fidelio (the later title given to his only opera, originally called Leonore).
Reading comprehension, writing: The Geneva Convention
You learn to understand a text about legislation for asylum seekers. You learn how to express information in writing.
A Bouncing We Will Go
In video, a librarian sings "A Bouncing We Will Go", using a baby doll to demonstrate the appropriate motions. (:52)