This video, done by a high school student in Santa Clara, California, looks at one of the elements of art - space. It shows how to display depth and space. A discussion and examples of the different types of space helps you hve a good understanding of perspective. This video is part of the video collection at NextVista.org (http://nextvista.org), a proud partner of Curriki. (4:13)
Penguins Beating the Heat?
July 26, 2007—For Antarctica's penguins, the global-warming plot thickens: Some species seem to be adapting to the heat, while others are experiencing a foreboding population decline.
Derivative: Definition and Calculation
Derivatives part 1. Definition of the derivative and developing equation and calculating. The video uses animated graphics on a white board. The explanation is clear. An understanding of limits would help. Provided by http://www.free-academy.com.
History of Astrology
Most are familiar with Astrology in horoscopes found in newspapers and magazines. Basing their destiny on a particular month a person is born in. Following within one of the 12 zodiacal signs : Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagitarrius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces. But unknown to most, Astrology is a complex art that develops an INDIVIDUAL horoscope based on the persons time of birth, city of birth and year of birth. Astrology Today tracks the various changes and evo
All About Astrology : Understanding the History of Astrology
Understanding the history of astrology is as important as understanding your actual sign, get astrological compatibility advice and information on signs and the zodiac in this video.
Natural Inquirer Journals: Facts to the Future
The articles in this Natural Inquirer include just a few of the renewable natural resources studied by USDA Forest Service scientists. By reading these articles, you will learn about the condition of the resources in the year 2000, and you will learn what might happen to them by the year 2040. In the year 2040, how old will you be? Do you think that the condition of the Nation's renewable natural resources will be important to our society in 2040? Why or why not? The articles in this journal wil
Lunch with a Laureate: Eric Chivian
In 1978, in his last years of residency in psychiatry at Mass General Hospital, Eric Chivian decided to do something bold. Encouraged by Australian physician, Helen Caldicott, who spoke of the medical dangers of the nuclear fuel cycle and of nuclear power, in particular, he decided to restart an old medical organization—Physi
KS2 Science - Forces: Lesson Review
This Teachers TV programme provides opportunities for trainees, primary science tutors, school-based mentors, schools’ tutors, teaching assistants, school governors and parents to reflect on and develop their understanding of science teaching at Key Stage 2.
Modern languages Transition
Modern languages Transition I am looking for research into transition for modern foreign languages from KS2 to KS3. Research on how other countries manage this issue would also be helpful. What have you find useful in your searching so far? I have looked at DfES reports. Have you found anything relevant in the TTRB? Connecting Key Stage 2 and Key 3 Foreign Language Provision: Developing Understanding for Initial Teacher Education – Case Studies of Current Practice.
Art and Design Primary
Art and Design Primary I am currently researching how knowledge, skills and understanding in Art and Design can be developed through progression. I would be greatful if you could help me. The year group is Year 3.
Information technology education
Information technology education I am looking for research articles to help answer this question. 'ICT capability is best developed through structured activities which explicitly and progressively develop ICT skills, knowledge and understanding in the context of meaningful related contexts.' Please can you help?
The UK ITE Network on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship
The UK ITE Network on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship was established in July 2007 with funding from ESCalate, WWF-UK and the TDA. The network represents almost all ITE providers in England and has growing representation in N Ireland, Scotland and Wales. An active UK steering group comprises of representatives from ITE providers, NGOs, TDA, UCET and ESCalate.
The World of Chemistry
The relationships of chemistry to the other sciences and to everyday life are presented. An understanding of chemistry as it relates to the real world is presented through many examples, including types of fabric, paints, plastics, batteries, medicines, and fuels.
Gray Matter: Leidenfrost Effect
Dipping your hand in liquid nitrogen. This is NOT to be shown to students without a true understanding of the scientific principles involved. Very interesting and shows how liquid nitrogen can be used.
CfSA Community Cohesion Materials
A range of classroom resources, which have been developed by eleven subject associations working with the CfSA (The Council for Subject Associations), for teachers to use in the classroom, in order to increase their confidence, knowledge and understanding within the context of promoting community cohesion and the prevention of violent extremism.
Frogs around the world are disappearing and scientists fear many species could be gone in a matter of decades. This video starts by following some Panamanian Golden Frogs from Panama, to a zoo, to an aquarium, in order to try and save their species. This is a great video for understanding the efforts to save these and many other species of amazing amphibians.
Kids Cavity Movie
Teaching children about tooth decay should give them a real understanding of the process- in kid friendly terms. This animation illustrates causes and progression of pit & fissure and interproximal tooth decay. Nothing sharp or scary is shown, but it gives a very good picture of what can happen if you don't care for your teeth.
Tom—Grade 5 Tom, a fifth-grade teacher, is working to assess his students' science understanding accurately and fairly.
Tom, a fifth-grade teacher, is working to assess his students' science understanding accurately and fairly.
Extending the Particle Model of Matter
In this session, participants extend their understanding of the particle model to explain additional macroscopic phenomena, including the electrical properties of matter. Participants review the progression of ideas covered in the course and anticipate future developments in the understanding of matter.
Workshop 2: Intellectual Development
Explore the power of the mind and consider the notion that every child can learn everything. Harvard Professor Eleanor Duckworth discusses the importance of teaching for a deep and lasting understanding and explains why it is important to give students time to work through their own ideas and experience confusion in order to achieve such understanding.