What are Journals?
This learning object introduces educational journals and describes three types: Academic, Professional and Subject. The examples used are drawn from the area of nursing, but the concepts are cross-discipline.
Dyslexia and Workplace Learning
How dyslexia affects student nurses on placement and their mentors. Includes guidelines and strategies for mentors and students.
Essay Titles - Quiz
Students will be able to differentiate between different types of essays.
Het Gallo-Romeins museum
You can understand the practical information in a cultural guide
This patient education program reviews the anatomy of the shoulder, symptoms, causes of damage, diagnosis, and treatment options, including the benefits and risks of shoulder arthroscopy. This is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Lugosi teaches math - convergence of series 3
Béla Lugosi teaches advanced mathematical concepts in this video. How one uses power series to solve varying kinds of problems is discussed, and Lugosi explains how this one application shows the power of power series. It also show that power series have a very important and powerful and analytical technique. A great series for any advanced mathematics student who is working in Calculus and Calculus II.
The GiggleBellies Sing "ABC Superstar"
In this video young learners can become an ABC Superstar learning the alphabet and counting from 1 to 20. Students will enjoy this colorful, unique characters. There are some advertisement bubbles but they can be x-ed. The song repeats itself a couple of times. This is a good teaching resource for alphabet and number recognition. (2:32)
Land: State of the Earth
Large tracks of land in Africa and Chine simply blew away in 2006. When land is stripped bare or robbed of rain by climate change, it often turns to desert. Learn how once fertile land is destroyed by deforestation, lack of rain, and fire. Run time 06:21.
Thomas Edison, Inventor, Part V
This is an animated biography of Thomas Edison from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Run time 04:44.
Can a hurricane be weakened? - The Science Of Superstorms - BBC
This video provides insight into the theory that silver idodide can weaken the eye of a hurricane and lessen its force when dropped by a plane over the storm, a technique known as seeding. This is a great video from the BBC documentary The Science of Superstorms.
Introduction to Magnetism
What is a magnet? This video is a great introduction to the concept of magnetism. It explains what magnetism is and how it occurs, and describes five types of magnetism and their properties. (6:14)
This video, adapted from material provided by the ECHO partners, illustrates some of the traditional activities that connect the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians to their past. Activities include traditional dances, the use of traditional instruments such as the Choctaw drum and dance sticks, and participation in games like stickball. Closed captioning is included. (02:17)
Daylight Saving Time
This video uses computer animation, simple narration, and humor to help explain why we have daylight saving time. It also addresses the history behind it all and how it relates to our days and seasons. Run time 02:55.
Amazing and Unusual Insects
Slide show with music will show you lots of strange and amazing insects. Wide assortment of specimens.All images are labeled with the name of the insect. Music is for older students but images could be used with younger students as well. Grades K-12. 5:39.
English Vocabulary Lessons-Insects
This video helps to improve English vocabulary and pronunciation. This video focuses on insects. A matching picture(ladybug, dragonfly, butterfly, etc.) is shown as the commentator states the picture. This is good resource for English as Second Language Learners, our youngest learners (insect unit), and our special education students (2:10).
History of Special Education on Vimeo
This seven minute video is a slow loader and is an overview of major events in the history of Special Education within the United States. This is a lecture and reviews the major Supreme Court decisions impacting all education, including special education.
Drawing Cartoon Insects : Drawing Cartoon Dragonflies
Add character to a cartoon dragonfly with a dragon-like nose. Watch and learn from the artist's drawing. Step-by-step narration by artist Daniel Page. English captions. (2:25)
Compare, Order and Measure Weight and Capacity
Observing a virtual balance, students will compare a two objects to determine which is heavier, lighter or about the same weight. Compare two jars to see which one would hold more. User clicks through the slides.
How to hatch a chick!
Meyer Hatchery discusses their methods for hatching chicks to be used as household pets.
Pronunciation Tip II
In this video explains a web site to help with prononciation. The web site is www.sozoexchange.com which is a free web site.