SI Units and calculating unit changes
To identify what SI units are, when they are used, and how to calculate unit changes.
Plantation of Towns in Ulster
Excellent worksheet containing facts from primary sources about the plantation of Ulster, plus a range of challenging questions for students to answer.
On a Meaningful Life: The Dalai Lama
October 14, 2010 - His Holiness the Dalai Lama presents the 2010 Rathbun Lecture, sharing his reflections on how to lead a fulfilling life of purpose and moral values. He focuses on how one can be a valuable member of society and life a live filled with compassion even in the modern world.
The Rathbun Lecture was part of the Dalai Lama's 2010 trip
to Stanford. In addition to the Rathbun lecture, His Holiness gave two
other public speeches to members of the Stanford comm
The Inner Planet Mercury
Mercury is the innermost and smallest planet in the Solar System, orbiting the Sun once every 88 days. It completes three rotations about the axis for every two orbits. Mercury is bright when viewed from Earth, ranging from −2.0 to 5.5 in apparent magnitude, but is not easily seen as its greatest angular separation from the Sun is only 28.3°. Since Mercury is normally lost in the glare of the Sun, unless there is a solar eclipse, Mercury can only be viewed in morning or evening twilight.
The Nine Planets - Mercury
This short clip is an overview of Mercury and is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students. (01:25)
Cytotoxic T Cells
How cytotoxic T cells get activated by MHC-I/antigen complexes and then proceed to kill infected cells. The instructor uses computer software for demonstration. The screen is dark with small writing, so the viewer may want to open the screen to 'full screen'. The instructor is clear and easy to understand.
Cell Division: Mitosis
This video gives a detailed and visual description of mitosis within the cell. It explains the role of the nucleus, cell membrane, chromosomes, chromatids and other components involved in mitosis. It uses appropriate terminology and can help students relate vocabulary words with the actual process. (01:29)
Informatie opzoeken : Online en op papier In deze werkbundel vergelijken we papieren naslagwerken zoals woordenboeken en encyclopedieën met verschillende onlinebronnen. Bij de verschillende onderdelen horen telkens ook opdrachtjes. Leerlingen worden aangespoord om kritisch te …
In deze werkbundel vergelijken we papieren naslagwerken zoals woordenboeken en encyclopedieën met verschillende onlinebronnen. Bij de verschillende onderdelen horen telkens ook opdrachtjes. Leerlingen worden aangespoord om kritisch te …
Explanation of the use of quotation marks in English writing. Video gives purpose and examples.
Workers Union Organizations
This video is accompanied by text. "In the 1842 case Commonwealth v. Hunt, the Massachusetts Supreme Court held that it was not illegal for workers to organize a union or try to compel recognition of that union with a strike. This was certainly an important step for labor, but the idea of permanent unions was slow to catch on. Since many laborers were immigrants, they often spoke different languages and harbored racial and cultural biases. Many only planned to stay in America long enough to earn
The Roman Empire: Years of Eruption-Episode 4 fo 4
Rival generals fight for control in Rome; Mount Vesuvius erupts; Emperor Trajan expands the empire.
The First Emperor: The Man Who Made China (Part 5 of 9)
This video is a documentary which tells the story of Qin Shi Huang, who ascended to the throne at age 13. Under his reign the first version of the Great Wall was constructed. For high school students. CAUTION: There are battle scenes--which may be too graphic for some viewers.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965
This brief video is about the Voting Rights Act of 1965 which secured the right to vote without any penalty to Black Americans.
How to Write a Persuasive Essay
This eight-minute video is about how to write a persuasive essay and provides some major points such as an introduction, a hook, and a thesis. This video moves slowly and is easy for students to follow. A good introduction video before teaching this type of essay. (08:49)
Italy: Arts and Culture in Florence
This 2:27 long video shows the Renaissance period in Florence, Italy with images of architecture and art made during this time period. The video does show the statute of David and thus may be offensive to some.
The Great Depression Pt.3
It happened in the 30's. Interview with people who lived through the Depression and discussion of what happened and why.
David Shannon Interview - (No, David!)
David Shannon says as a child he always read books and drew pictures to go along with them. When he does a book, he says it is like directing a movie, he makes everything in the pictures reinforce the story in some way, such as color, mood, and tone of the story. The story "No, David!" was a story he wrote when he was younger, his mom had kept the book. He tried to change it by putting in more words, but it didn't work. The book reflects the many ways adults say no. Author's head talking. (6:5
Plants Cells Slide Show by StudyJams
The cells of plants include several parts, such as the cell body, cytoplasm, mitochondria, nucleus, vacuole, cell wall, and cholorplasts. Only plant cells have plant cell walls and chloroplasts. Learn more about the plant cell with these detailed images from StudyJams. The pictures are set to music with information written under each photo. A short, self-checking quiz and song are also included on this link.
Interview with Phyllis Reynolds Naylor (Part 4)
In this section Phyllis Reynolds Naylor, winner of the ASPCA Roger Caras Award, answers the question, "Which is your favorite among the books you have written?" She comments that answering this question is really hard, but if she had to give an answer it would be Shiloh. (0:39)
How to Identify Spruce Trees
The difference between spruce and pine trees is explained in this 2:48 minute video. The cones, shape of the tree, and needles are all clues to telling the difference between pine and spruce trees. The video moves slowly and it easy for students to follow. The use of spruce wood by the Wright Brothers is explained as well as the fact that there are about 35 species growing around the world.