Atoms and Molecules
This program deals with teaching the very first steps of chemistry. It introduces the basic building blocks — the atoms — which, through their properties, periodicity and binding, form molecules. The program offers different ways to represent these basic concepts by creating useful models in the minds of new chemistry students. It follows the development of these con
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Energetics and Dynamics
This program emphasizes the importance of learning about energetics and dynamics in order to improve students’ understanding of basic principles of chemistry. The complexity of teaching concepts such as the collisions theory, reaction kinetics, and electronic energy levels is introduced using a variety of teaching strategies. These concepts are related to everyday phenomena thro
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Chemical Design
This program deals with basic concepts that are required for the understanding of chemical design. The idea is brought about by experiences from everyday life, such as the stoichiometry of baking, the ingredients of soft drinks, the components of drugs, and the chromatography of markers. The tools of the chemical designer — the chemist — are found in the laboratory,
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Dorcas Gonzalez-Lantz, 6th Grade
Students learn about matter and molecules as they investigate the relationships between energy and changes of state by observing water change from ice to steam. Students share, discuss, and analyze their theories. They must be able to defend their answers and answer classmates' questions, thus demonstrating conceptual understanding.
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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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Donald Duck In Mathmagic Land (Part 3 of 3)

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Intelligence and Culture
The issue of cultural bias in testing is explored in this module, presenting Judy Kearins’s work with Australian children. White and aboriginal children are shown to perform differently on visual/spatial tasks, and use different methods to arrive at solutions to the problems presented. Theories of cultural influence on cognitive processing and the shaping of the brain
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Really Writing Main Idea and Details Chant
This video show a classroom of primary school students reciting a chant reminding them to use a main idea and strong details when they are "really writing".  While short and simple, the chant would work to reinforce the concepts of main idea and supporting details with young students.
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Nouns
What is a noun and how it is used?  Find out in this short, computer animated video.  The following concepts will be briefly covered: Definition of a noun, sentence parts, proper use of nouns and examples of nouns. The video has a 10 question, fill in the blank quiz at the end. 
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Mayan Mystery - The Maya of Mexico
A chance to take part in some amateur archaeology. This video presents theories about the meaning of a symbol on a Mayan temple at Tulum near Cancun. This symbol and temple relate to Mayan observations of the stars, others have suggested the temple is an ancient lighthouse, or a sacrificial center.
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Voice
The Word Chef uses cooking to explain writing concepts. In this
episode, she reads chapter one from Katie Speck's "Maybelle in the Soup" as an example of strong voice. For more Word Chef lessons, go to www.cookingupstories.com

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Pioneers - Schoolhouse Rock (Elbow Room)
A fun School House Rock explanation of the pioneers from the first arrivals in the US (immigrants) and their expansion across to the west and the Pacific Ocean. This is a great introduction to the concepts of immigration and the pioneers. (3:01)
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Preschool Song: Teaching Body Awareness
Children love music. It promotes movement and learning. The Tap Tap Tap song and activity are a fun way for young children to warm up and learn positional concepts and body parts.
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Grover is Going Around, Over, Under, and Through
This is a classic video clip of Grover explaining the concepts of around, over, under, through, near, and far.
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Enlightenment Political Philosophies
This video is accompanied by text. "The Enlightenment, or The Age of Reason, from approximately 1650 to 1800 was an important period in the development of democracy. Prior to the Enlightenment, it was commonly believed that the nature of the world could be best understood by the study of scripture, meditation, and reflection in one's own mind. The Enlightenment established the idea that the natural world is best understood through close observation and reason. Several political philosophers from
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Text Features - Strategy to Increase Comprehension
When students learn what text features are and how to use them, they are able to easily navigate through textbooks and understand the concepts. This nine slide powerpoint uses examples from textbooks to hightlight different text features - print features, organizational aids, graphic aids and illustrations. 
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The Place Value Number Line - Virtual Manipulative
A number line is a common representation of integers used to teach concepts of positive and negative numbers, zero, place-value, and arithmetic operations. The Place Value Number Line manipulative is designed to introduce, practice, and test skills in representing place value on a number line. There are instructions on the right side of the Java applet.
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5 Conclusion
Debt has now become a part of everyday life, with personal debt in the UK topping £1.1 trillion in 2005. In this unit, you will explore the different types of debt and loans and some of the associated concepts, arming yourself with more information to plan your financial future.
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Geoboard - A Virtual Manipulative
Use this virtual geoboards to illustrate area, perimeter, and rational number concepts. There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.
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Statistics for Laboratory Scientists I
This course introduces the basic concepts and methods of statistics with applications in the experimental biological sciences. Demonstrates methods of exploring, organizing, and presenting data, and introduces the fundamentals of probability. Presents the foundations of statistical inference, including the concepts of parameters and estimates and the use of the likelihood function, confidence intervals, and hypothesis tests. Topics include experimental design, linear regression, the analysis of
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