Jewel Anemones--Showing Color Variation
This short video gives excellent real life footage of Jewel Anemones. Students will enjoy the sights and sounds of these beautiful invertebrates as they interact in their natural habitat. The jewel anemone is so-called because of its spectacular coloration. Individuals may be bright green, orange, red, pink or white and the tentacles and their tips are typically contrasting colors. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between na
Prankster Cam: -fl-
How does Annie hypnotize vowels? Why is Francine so mad at the letter -y-? Watch the pranksters take on punctuation rules in these stand-up phonics routines. The goals for this segment are consonant blends -fl- and -fr-. (1:10)
Princess Presto Cheese Game
Spell along with Princess Presto as she works through the spelling of CHEESE in order to attract the mice that can lead the Prince to the Princess! Viewers can practice along with Princess Presto as she breaks down the sounds, spelling, and silent letters of the word CHEESE. (3:06)
The History of the Mongol Empire
Genghis Khan was made ruler of all Mongols in 1206, and it was at this point the empire began its rise to power. Within one century, the Mongols had become one of history’s greatest. As with most world powers, the empire eventually crumbled, but the lasting consequences of this empire’s impact can still be seen today. In this video, WatchMojo.com explores the rise, dominance, and fall of this one-time world empire. (2:50)
Polynomial Vocabulary - Definition of a Polynomial - Example Problem
This video is a continuation of Polynomial Vocabulary and provides an example problem that demonstrates how to write a polynomial in standard form and find the degree. (2:53)
Breakingviews: North Sea leak isn't 'Total' blowout
Mar. 28 - BP's runaway crisis spooked investors, but the market reaction to Total's gas leak is excessive; plus Samsung corners flatscreen market & Coal India's pricing dispute - Reuters Breakingviews.
Breakingviews: Goldman governance change in title only
Mar 28 - Antony Currie and Rob Cox argue the firm appears to have done little more than rename its presiding director a lead director.
Galileo: 400 Years of the Telescope
In 1609, Galileo constructed the first powerful telescope and started observing the heavens, which led to many monumental discoveries. He published his initial findings on the moon and the stars in 1610 in a brief treatise titled "Sidereus Nuncius" ("Starry Messenger"). An original printing of this publication is held by the Rare Book and Special Collections Division of the Library of Congress. NASA scientist Michelle Thaller discusses "Galileo: 400 Years of the Telescope." This illustrated lect
SMU's Community Garden
This video is about SMU's Community Garden, which is a joint project of the Center for Missional Wisdom, Perkins School of Theology, and SMU's Office of Facilities Management and Sustainability. The garden provides SMU students, faculty, and staff the chance to learn about and tend an organic garden in order to nurture personal and community spiritual growth, and provide locally grown food to Dallas food banks.
The largest and least explored place on earth is in the deep sea below the ocean’s surface. The fish and other sea animals of the deep sea employ many strategies to surprise their prey including ambush and camouflage by blending into the sea environment. The deeper you go in the ocean, the more unusual and unique the fish appear to be. Learn about the ghostly squid, the simulating jelly fish, the viper fish, and the gulper fish (among many others) in this video segment from Nature. (5
Writing Types of Poetry: Acrostic, Limerick, Haiku, and Pattern Poem
This student-created video contains a slide show which defines acrostics, limericks, haikus, and pattern poems. Each defintion is followed by an example of that type of poetry. ( 2:21)
Buffalo, NY and the Underground Railroad
Found in western New York, Buffalo is an important city in the history of African Americans in the United States. Due to the city’s proximity to the Canadian border, the city was an important stop on the Underground Railroad. In this video, learn more about the significance of New York’s Buffalo-Niagara region to history of African Americans in the United States. (2:06)
Virtual Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery (Interactive Game)
This interactive video of a Virtual Deep Brain Stimulation Surgery brings to life what actually goes on in the surgery room. The students and teachers will enjoy this video where the student(s) have the opportunity to actually perform surgery virtually, by following the directions given by the surgeon. The 5 step by steps of the procedure. They will help Dr. Vanessa Mei cut, probe and drill her way to helping her patient cope with a movement disorder thro
Read the Signs
This video segment from Between the Lions features Sloppy Pop singing "Read the Signs," a catchy song that points out the words we see all around us on street signs: "WALK," "STOP," "EXIT," and "PLAYGROUND," for example. This song and video illustrate some of the functions of print in the environment, motivating kids to stop, look, and read. (1:31)
Science Bulletins: Infant Stars Shimmer in Orion's Nebula
Sometimes two telescopes are better than one. Data gathered by the European Space Agency's Herschel Space Observatory and NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope have provided astronomers with an extraordinary view of young stars' growing pains. Combining two types of infrared vision revealed previously undetected bursts of stellar activity, with much faster cycles of heating and cooling than expected. The observations provide important data, which will help astronomers more fully understand the stages o
Anne Frank: The Whole Story Part 4 of 19
This selection contains part four of the mini-series about the life of Anne Frank. ( See part one for complete description of series.) This portion shows Jewish people being required to wear the Star of David to identify themselves and cruel treatment of Jewish people. At the end of the video, Mr. Frank reveals that the family will go into hiding. In the final scene, Anne receives her diary. ( Video contains some violent scenes.) ( 10:05)
I'm Talkin' About the Weekend! (kids' calendar song)
"The weekend" is one of those concepts that is often referred to by elementary teachers to their class, but I know it's a bit harder for the kids to grasp it...
Hitler's Death - The Final Report - Part 1 of 5
The first part of the documentary that show the last events in Hitler's life. There is footage and an account of the last war events. There is a description of Hitler's bunker.This video is a mixture of actual footage and dramatization.
Globalización, Cobre y la Nueva Economía Chilena
Durante el transcurso del curso se desarrollarán los siguientes temas: La Nueva Economía chilena Escenarios futuristas alternativos. La importancia de las Telecomunicaciones Tendencias de la economía global, latinoamericana y chilena. Alianzas virtuosas para el desarrollo: Investigación y Desarrollo en Chile La Industria minera en general, partiendo de la base que Chile es un país mineral. El cobre, específicamente, sus características mi