Recipes For Chemists
This NASA Connect Segment explores how scientists use recipes in chemistry to formulate new combinations and build new materials. Explains the difference between chemical and physical changes of substances.
Learning Quotation Marks - Phonic Faces
Learning to use quotation marks is a mystery to many children. Using visual strategies to SHOW them what they mean quickly clears the confusion. Materials available at ElementOry.com
Oscar Wilde Bio 7
A&E Biography. His prison time is spent in a 10 by 13 foot cell at Redding jail. There was no toilet, writing materials, and only the Bible to read. Special arrangements were made for paper and pen in which Wilde wrote a letter to Bosie. On May 18, 1897, he’s released from prison. He meets up with Bosie. Constance gets mad, takes his allowance away and forbids him from seeing his children. Four months later she dies and the las
Anatomy of a Kidney
There is a very brief video with still images of the kidney. This is a quote from the video:
"This cross section of a kidney, almost three times life-size, shows its blood supply and one of the filter tubules, a nephron, highly magnified. The nephron is a highly specialized coiled tubule measuring up to one inch in length. There are more than one million nephrons in each kidney. They function as the kidney's filter units. The kidneys filter unwanted materials from the blood and regulate th
Next Generation of Cheap Solar Cells
See a new technology which uses cheap materials - instead of expensive silicon crystals - to create powerful solar cells. These new cells are projected to cost 1/10th of what the more expensive silicon cells cost. See how a tiny solar panel - can create enormus usable wattage - and thus useful power. Run time 02:05.
This video segment from Design Squad features the work of Howard Pryor, a tissue engineer and doctor at Massachusetts General Hospital. Dr. Pryor demonstrates a device he is working on to replace diseased livers. He explains the challenges of artificially engineering a human organ, including getting blood to flow through a device for processing just as it would through a liver. He also details the design process that helps all engineers not only analyze a problem and develop a solution, but also
Prime & Composite Number Activities
This is a lesson to help students understand what prime numbers and
composite numbers by using number tables and other activities. Learn from a math teacher how to use math Jeopardy and other activities as a way to learn prime and composite numbers
Prime vs. Composite Numbers
In this video learn the difference between prime and composite numbers. Examples are shown of prime and composite numbers and a test to see which groups any number belongs to.
The US Constitution: Creating a New Form of Government
A very brief introduction into the Constitution. A little silly, but it could hold the attention of some students. A lot of words need to be explained and the video clearly needs to be better organized. Best used if previewed and ancillary materials used. The moderators are a distraction.
Art Supplies for Charcoal Drawing
Art Supplies for Charcoal Drawing. Part of the series: Charcoal Drawing Basics. Learn what materials and art supplies you'll need to do charcoal drawings in this three minute video. (3:22)
Home Is Where Long O Is Song - Between the Lions
The Dixie Chimps sing "Home Is Where Long O Is" in the video from the learn to read PBSKids series, "Between the Lions". A variety of long o words are highlighted including "home", "cone", "roses", "bone" and more. The words are spelled out as they are mentioned in the song. (:48)
"The 7 Biggest Mistakes Teachers Make Using Video in the Classroom"
This video reviews some basics that should be used when using videos in the classroom. Ideas such as previewing the video, having materials that go along with the video, avoid passive watching, having it meet objectives, and even checking equipment are stressed. Worth reviewing. May require free registration.