Students construct a rocket from a balloon propelled along a guide string. They use this model to learn about Newton's three laws of motion, examining the effect of different forces on the motion of the rocket.
Watt meters to measure energy consumption
Students use watt meters to measure the power required and calculate energy used from various electrical devices and household appliances.
Students make Moebius strips and use them to demonstrate the interconnectedness of an environment. They explore the natural cycles water, oxygen/carbon dioxide, carbon, nitrogen that exist within the environment.
Solving Energy Problems
The culminating energy project is introduced and the technical problem solving process is applied to get the students started on the project. By the end of the class, the students should have a good perspective on what they have already learned and what they still need to learn to complete the project.
Developing World - Crossword
Printable worksheet requiring knowledge of the keywords associated with the developing world. Answers are included.
Stills of the Polar Visible Aurora from January 10, 1997
Polar Visible Aurora from January 10, 1997
The Science Scoop: The Human Genome Project
This fun Web site is part of OLogy, where kids can collect virtual trading cards and create projects with them. Here, they learn about the human genome project by clicking through an online slide show, hosted by kids, that answers these questions: What's a genome, anyway?What is the human genome project? What does it mean to me?
What are the parts of speech?
This video teaches that parts of speech include nouns, pronouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives, prepositions and more. Find out how conjunctions bring two thoughts together with help from a certified tutor . The video is in lecture format with the instructor pointing to and explaining examples that are on her computer screen. (1:50)
Klartext handlar i dag om att partiet Sannfinländarna har fått oväntat många röster i det finska valet som var igår. Nu kanske de får vara med i Finlands nya regering. Vi berättar också om en familj som fick sin hund tagen av vargar. Du får höra fler nyheter när du lyssnar på programmet.
The Royal Wedding and Social Distraction
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I Can Count to 100
This 2:40 musical uses graphics and a song to help them know the numbers up to 100.
In a World Without Art: A Video Promoting the Value of Art
A three minute video that explores all that would be missing from the world without art adn what it teaches. This well done video shows a variety of genres using the theme, "Art is my Life." A good video to show in school districts where the arts are being cut.
How To Clean Your iPod
This video provides step-by-step directions for cleaning an ipod using lint-free cloths and water. It also tells what not to do, such as using any unapproved cleaning solutions. ( 1:22)
Don't Insist on English!
At TEDxDubai, longtime English teacher Patricia Ryan asks a provocative question: Is the world's focus on English preventing the spread of great ideas in other languages? (For instance: what if Einstein had to pass the TOEFL?) It's a passionate defense of translating and sharing ideas. (10:35)
The Impact of the End of the Cold War on Europe
This 3:48 long video is about the impact of the end of the Cold War on Europe. The way that President Bill Clinton took advantage of the end of the war to try to integrate and communist part of Europe with the rest of it and how NATO was used. President George H. Bush was mentioned in regard to the war with Iraq and how it related to the way the Cold War brought nations to democracy.
Finding Tangent Ratios
This two minute videos is about using tangent ratios, which is opposite over adjacent. You use this equation to find side lengths. Right triangles have ratios that are used to represent their base angles. Tangent ratios, along with cosine and sine ratios, are ratios of two different sides of a right triangle. Tangent ratios are the ratio of the side opposite to the side adjacent the angle they represent. In order to find the measure of the angle itself, one must understand inverse trig
Clara Barton is the topic of this three minute student made video. It is a biography with images that don't always relate to the time period and may be confusing for some students. The music may be off-putting for some students.
The Senses: Touching - by StudyJams
Nerve cells throughout your body respond to external stimuli by sending nerve impulses to your brain. Your skin's nerve cells respond to the things you touch, allowing you to feel them. Learn more about your sense of touch with this slide show from StudyJams. Vibrant images are set to music and information is written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
Teacher Made Writing Video-Rule of 3 Mini Lesson
This Mini Lesson was done by Aimee Buckner, but today it is taught by Katie Strickland. This video teaches students how to use the rule of three to enhance their writing lesson. She uses the example of Alexander and the No Good, Horrible, Very Bad Day to show how the author uses 3 specific details to describe the big idea. Good resource to enhance a writing curriculum. (9:05)
Awesome Video Milky Way Time-Lapse
Watch the Milky Way 'float' over your head in Lake Tahoe, NV. (41 seconds)