Earth Science "At Home" Activities
This page has IDEAS and ACTIVITIES for parent(s), guardian(s) and student(s) to conduct at home. Curriculum areas we will focus on this year include scientific inquiry, science and technology, forces that shape the Earth, Earth in the solar system and the universe.
How to Create a PowerPoint Presentation
Tutorial on how to get started with Microsoft Office PowerPoint. This was a teacher made video for her third grade students. Very simple instructions. Run time 04:23.
The Jamestown Colony
Before the arrival of the English, the Spanish influence in the New World extended from the Chesapeake Bay to the tip of South America. Spanish possessions included the developing cities of Mexico, Peru, and Cuba. Along the northern edge of Spain’s land were small missions and “presidios” or fortresses that stretched from the Atlantic coast, ran along the Gulf of Mexico and extended into the plains of Texas and the Rio Grande River valley. In 1585, Sir Walter Raleigh took on one of the fir
Structuring Paragraphs, Part 1
This is a video lecture on how to structure paragraphs. Mr. Page tells us that a properly-written paragraph lets your teacher know that your thoughts are organized. He emphasizes style, correct punctuation, and properly-written paragraphs. The lecturer appears on the right side while images and information appears on the left. (07:32)
This video is a brief presentation of Moodle, an open source learning management system. It explains what Moodle is and how it can be used. Is is mainly a slide presentation with background music. (2:46)
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From the Heart
This video segment describes how the chambers of the heart contract and relax in synchrony to push blood through the pulmonary and systemic loops of the circulatory system. You'll see how the heart pumps oxygen-depleted blood to the lungs, where red blood cells acquire oxygen before travelling back to the heart and then on to the rest of the body. The video is nice illustration of how the circulatory and respiratory systems work together to carry in oxygen and remove waste. Closed captioning i
How the Body Responds to Excercise
This video segment adapted from NOVA describes the effect of exercise on the body and defines one measure used to gauge aerobic fitness. VO2 max (maximal volume of oxygen uptake) is a measurement of how well the body gets and consumes the oxygen that muscles need in order to sustain activity. Learn how the entire cardiovascular system benefits from exercise and how the body's response to the demands of physical activity is a survival mechanism. Nice illustration of how the respiratory,circulator
003 CAESAR BELLO GALLICO BILINGUAL
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001 - Leewenhoek 21.2.1679 - De vivis animalculis in semine
De vivis animalculis in lactibus seu semine masculo piscium et in testiculis animalium. 21 feb. 1679
The First Law of Thermodynamics
Describes how an - energy balance - is maintained, between material bodies in a system. This is a sample from a 10 hour DVD course available online. Content still very useful. Run time 09:34.
02 BELLUM HELVETICUM PER PARAPHRASIN
This edition of Caesar was published anonymously in London, by the printer for the University of London in 1834. It takes the Bellum Helveticum from De Bello Gallico,and deconstructs it, and then reassembles it. It is a useful text to listen to. The original text can be seen on Youtube channel http://www.youtube.com/user/evan1965 where the Latin is read aloud line by line, with the original text ( in Latin and En
Relationship Between Place Values
Lesson on the relationship between place values. Larry review what each of the place values look like. He explains the base 10 math system. More lessons at: http://www.MathWithLarry.com
Metric System Review
In this video the instructor leads a review over the metric system. Units of length using the meter stick are explained and vocabulary is emphasized. Examples of finding area and volume of three dimensional shapes are modeled . Video is good quality and good for all students as a review or initial learning of the topic.
From the Sun to Pluto Rap
Rap done by children the goes through the planets in the solar system. The planets are given in order starting with the Sun to the Pluto. When they make a stop on the Sun or a planet they give a few fast facts. Very catchy tune! Run time 03:25.
Edition 4: Spanish Slang
A quick look at some key Spanish slang vocabulary words used in Mexico, Latin America, and Spain.
How To Eat To Prevent Cancer
You don’t need supplements to prevent cancer — look to the food you eat every day to pack in all the healthy nutrients you need. Video gives specific foods to help build your body's immune system, and explains how these foods fight cancer. Nicely produced slide show with text. 3:35 min.
Advanced - The Blind Side The Blind Side is based on a true story and it gave Sandra Bullock her first Oscar. Today we share with you what we think about the movie. Some people really liked it some others didn't. Let's find out wha
The Blind Side is based on a true story and it gave Sandra Bullock her first Oscar. Today we share with you what we think about the movie. Some people really liked it some others didn't. Let's find out wha
Judicial Review and Construction
This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "Judicial review and construction are closely tied to the concepts of judicial activism and restraint. Judicial review gives the Court the power to determine whether acts of the government are constitutional. Judicial review is the Supreme Court's primary tool in the system of checks and balances on which the American government is based. The power of judicial review makes the Supreme Court the final authority