A Nation Divided Unit 9
Although the Civil War is viewed today through the lens of the Unionâ€™s
ultimate victory, for much of the war, that victory was far from
certain. By examining the lives of the common soldier, as well as
civilians, this unit examines the uncertainty and horrible destruction
in the war between the states. (This unit includes a facilitator guide,
video, and online text chapter.)

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The Progressives Unit 15
Overburdened cities led Progressives to agitate for reforms on
political, economic, and social fronts. While most Americans agreed that government intervention was needed to address large-scale problems such as child labor or food contamination, there was little agreement on proper solutions.

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Ecology Starts at Home, Part I
This video helps viewer to understand why students need action-oriented ecology lessons at home.
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Finger Math and the Pythabacus Multiplication Method
This video shows how to solve for the product of two numbers greater than five and less than ten using finger math.  Examples are shown of the method for multiplying to single digit factors on your hands and using pythabacus.  Students need to know the 2,3,4,and 5 tables by heart to do this.

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How is it that life always seems to find a way? Changes â€“ both large and small â€“ are ever-present in the environment that surrounds life. But despite sometimes extreme challenges to survival, life forms persist from generation to generation. In the last two sessions, we focused on life cycles and their connection to DNA, and we began to look at life at the level of popula
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The Particle Nature of Matter: Solids, Liquids, and Gases
What explanation might account for the differences between the states of matter, as well as explain its different properties? Session 2 introduces the particle model of matter, the principles which underlie a wide range of phenomena. By contrasting this model with what is variously called the continuous, continuum, or plenum model, this session shows how the particle model is
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Workshop 1: The Many Faces of Learning
In this introductory workshop, you will meet the guest educators featured in the series and hear why they think it is important to continually examine the learning process. You will also have an opportunity to reflect on your own personal beliefs about learning and see clips of classrooms that will be presented in more detail in later workshops.
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Subtracting Integers
In this video learn how to subtract positive and negative integers using all the combinations.Â  Different methods are shown and explained on how to subtract integers. Â Instructor uses an electronic sketchpad to model examples.

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The music of the spheres.Â Gives a brief historical account of the Kepler problem. Explain why they call mathematics the language of physics.

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Workshop 1: What is Energy?
Interviews about energy with children, scientists, and people on the street reveal the wide range of concepts that teachers encounter. In this session, you will look at the differences between the everyday language of energy and the scientific concept, see highlights of its history, and learn its importance in our understanding of the world.
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Workshop 7: Sun and Seasons
The tilt of the Earth's axis causes the cycle of the seasons. In this workshop, we'll discuss how different parts of the Earth receive different amounts of light energy that result in the Earth's seasons. In particular, we will look at the tilt of the Earth's axis and how the hours of daylight change throughout the year.
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All Sorts of Leaves
A first-grade class in Boynton Beach, Florida studies biodiversity by taking a close look at leaves.
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All Sorts of Leaves: A Conversation About Teaching
Practicing teachers and science education professionals reflect on the issues raised in All Sorts of Leaves.
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Teacher Workshop
Sixteen inservice teachers engage in professional development using Completing the Circuit.
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Raphael's Fresco of the School of Athens
Masterpieces of Western Art at Columbia University is part of the Art Humanities Series. Masterpieces of Western Art has been a degree requirement for all College students and an integral part of the Core Curriculum since 1947. It is not a historical survey, but an analytical study of a limited number of monuments and artists, and teaches students how to look at, think about, and engage in critical discussion of the visual arts. (18:04)

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French Revolution (Part 1)
This is Part 1 of a video series of the French Revolution. The instructor discusses what France was like before the revolution,  the Convocation of the Estates General up to the storming of the Bastille. The instructor uses computer software with still images.
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Calculus 1.1: Functions
Â The first section in the Calculus I sequence. We cover the definition of a function, its domain and range, and how functions might be used in calculus.Â  The video is in lecture format, with an instructor at the dry erase board.Â  Run time 10:14.
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Learn French--Learn 10 Sentences, Part 1
Learn 10 simple French sentences. Each sentence is said by a native French speaker 3 times. When the head on the right sideÂ 'blinks', that is the time for the viewer to say the sentence aloud. Each sentence is accompanied byÂ an appropriate image. The video would be better served if there was aÂ English translation.
(Some of the simple sentence in English are: He sings. He cuts the meat. He runs. He doubted.)

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Learn French- Learn 10 sentences #4
Learn 10 simple French sentences. Each sentence is said by a native French speaker 3 times. When the head on the right sideÂ 'blinks', that is the time for the viewer to say the sentence aloud. Each sentence is accompanied byÂ an appropriate image. The video would be better served if there was aÂ English translation.
(Some examples of simple sentences included: He does his homework. He barbecues. He winks his eye.)

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Writing Techniques for Novels
Discover your own personal writing process that gets the job done with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing. The professor gives you ideas that help you find what works best for you.
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