Platonic Solids - Slicing - A Virtual Manipulative
Discover shapes and relationships between slices of the platonic solids. This virtual manipulative displays a Platonic solid on the left and on the right the outlined cross-sectional slice formed by a plane cutting through the solid. There are more instructions to the right of the manipulative.
Powering the Google engine: innovation is key
It’s a $20 billion company with a formidable staff strength of 20,000, but the spirit of innovation (and enterprise) is alive and well at Google Inc, 11 years after the company was founded by then-students Larry Page and Sergey Brin.
Ancient Rome - Virtual Reality
A virtual visit to ancient Rome. There is background music but no narration.
Meerkats at the Staten Island Zoo
MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Tripsfor Kids travels to Staten Island. Will visits the Staten Island Zoo inNYC to see the new meerkat exhibit.For more Virtual Field Trips for Kids, links to fun websites and a Learning Corner about meerkats go to www.meetmeatthecorer.org.
Lecture 0 [slides]: DNS, HTTP, XHTML, and CSS
DNS. Web hosts. Virtual private servers. SSH. SFP. Validity. Cross-browser issues. Yahoo! UI Library (YUI). Forms.
Venn Diagrams - A Virtual Manipulative
This virtual manipulative represents three sets as overlapping circles. You can use it to represent set operations such as intersections, unions, and subsets.
The goal for each exercise is to shade the portion of the diagram corresponding to the given set.
You may begin by shading one or more entire sets (A, B, or C) and then clearing portions. When you have only the desired portion shaded, click the Check button.
There are more instructions to the right of the manipu
Compare, Order and Measure Weight and Capacity
Observing a virtual balance, students will compare a two objects to determine which is heavier, lighter or about the same weight. Compare two jars to see which one would hold more. User clicks through the slides.
The Forbes Museum: Collect This!
MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids takes you to The Forbes Museum in the Forbes Magazine Building in New York City. Joinour busy interviewer, Yadie (age 12), as she interviews MARGARET KELLEYTROMBLY, Vice President of The Forbes Museum. Viewers learn why andwhen Mr. Malcolm Forbes began his collecting and how kids can getstarted on their own collections. This episode highlights the toy boat,toy soldier and monopoly collections.
Francis Bacon "Of Studies - Purpose & manner" Recitation animation
Here is a virtual movie of the great Sir Francis Bacon (1561 - 1626) philosopher and statesman and a pioneer of modern scientific thought reciting his essay on his thoughts on the true value of reading "Of Studies - Purpose & manner". Bacon was a radical on the subjects of learning and education. Knowledge in his time was considered to be a static, timeless thing worked out in the isolated contemplation of classic texts (especially those of
The Lincoln Penny and the Money Museum
MEET ME AT THE CORNER takes you on a virtual field trip to Colorado Springs, Colorado to visit the Money Museum. Our young host Amanda learn about the history of money, coin collecting and the new Lincoln penny.
Edgar Allan Poe's "The Raven"
Here is a black and white virtual movie of Edgar Allan Poe "reading" his classic sad and mysterious love poem, "The Raven." The words of the poem are not shown on screen. The photograph head shot of Poe "reads" the poem, with lips "moving" and an occassional shift of head position and facial expression. Poe lived from 1809 - 1849; the first sound recording was invented by Edison in 1877.
"I Cannot Live With You" Poem by Emily Dickinson
Here is a black-and-white virtual movie of the (photograph of) the Emily Dickinson's head "reading" one of her love poems, number 640, "I Cannot Live With You". The text can be pulled down from the description box (top right). (1:51)
"I Died for Beauty" by Emily Dickinson
Here is a black-and-white virtual movie. a photograph of the head of Abiah Root (friend of the great American poet Emily Dickinson) "reading" Dickinson's poem "I Died For Beauty." The text can be pulled down from the description box (top right). Audio is very soft. (0:41)
"The Road Not Taken" Poem by Robert Frost
Here is a black and white virtual movie of the head (photograph) of Robert Frost "reading" probably his best known poem, "The Road Not Taken."
"Who Knows the People" Poem by Carl Sandburg
Here is a black-and-white virtual movie of poet Carl Sandburg "reading" his poem, "Who Knows The People." The photo and sound quality are grainy. (1:47)
This video is one of MEET ME AT THE CORNER's virtual field trips. A group of young girl inventors from San Diego enter FIRST Robotic competition. The girls answer various questions in this video interview. Run time 04:15.
Pinhole Photography for Kids
This is one of MEET ME AT THE CORNER' Virtual Field Trips. The video takes you to San Diego to learn about pinhole photography and demonstrated how to make your own pinhole camera. Run time 03:49.
Giant Excavated Ant Colony Reveals Marvellous Wonder
Tons of cement are poured down a large ant colony and discover a virtual city. Massive. It is eight meters deep and 150 feet wide. Three minute video that can not be missed. Have the students quess how large it is before watching the video. Develop an appreciation of ants. A great video for all grade levels. Lots of lessons possible including hard work, team work, size does not matter, and why there are ants. Run time 03:15.
San Francisco Cable Cars
Join Emily for a virtual field trip to The City By the Bay. Meet "The-
Cable Car Guy." Learn about the history of cable cars and how they
work.(Professional video that has history as well as present-day materials.)
Paul Revere's Ride- Longfellow
A virtual animation of the head of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow reading (read by Daniel Massey) his legendary poem "Paul Revere's Ride". (5:32)