How Babies Learn Languages
This 13:27 long video is a lecture that helps solve the puzzle of why babies can learn languages within a limited amount of time. A great graph is presented to show the sharp learning curve. The lecture explains the importance of how young people learn to discriminate sounds while older humans cannot do this. Exceptional data.
Student Intro Video: The Digital Footprint
This two minute video is an animated introduction that asks students to think about how whatever you do or say online is permanent and can be found by other people. It is recommended as an introduction to videos on online privacy.
Los secretos del Sol - (The History Channel) parte 4 de 4
Existen miles de millones de estrellas en el universo, pero sólo una domina nuestro vecindario celestial, el Sol. Es tan grande, que en todo su volumen podrían caber un millón de planetas Tierra y tan poderoso, que cada segundo produce una cantidad de energía equivalente a mil millones de bombas de hidrógeno de un megatón.
El Sol es el gran motor que impulsa nuestro sistema solar, suministrando la energía que hace posible la existencia de vi
Henry J. Kaiser Builds Hoover Dam and U.S. Warships
From photography to engineering, Henry Kaiser's love for a young lady spurred him to build the Hoover Dam and great Liberty ships. In this video clip, learn more about Henry J. Kaiser’s life and his ideas for the construction of Hoover Dam. (3:58)
BEEKEEPING MAKING YOUR OWN QUEENS
Thanks for watching another Long Lane Honey Bee Farms video and today we'll follow a frame of grafts for new queens.
The Business of Farming
This 4:32 long video explains how more than 350 different commodities are grown in California and the fact that approximately 15 percent of U.S. agricultural products, statistics are an important tool for agricultural economists to keep up with supply and demand. This is a good overview of what farmers use and explains what organic farming is as well as different types of farming.
Running time 4:30 minutes
Migrant Mother Photo
The Migrant Mother image is one of a series of photographs that Dorothea Lange made in February or March 1936 in Nipomo, California. In this video clip, see the iconic photo and learn the background behind it. (3:06)
Chris and Martin find a Tiger Quoll
Watch as the Kratt brothers prove that size isn't everything as they highlight the ferocious Tiger Quoll and its small relatives. Viewers learn that this family of animals are successful scavengers because they are small, fast, and have very sharp teeth! (1:19)
Organ Wise Guys: Pirates Invade Breakfast
Pirates of the Carrot & Bean, Peri Stolic, and Pepto save Hardy Heart from eating an unhealthy breakfast and give him some healthy alternatives. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and after reading nonfiction texts on health and the human body. (1:03)
Singapore Math--Tens and Ones
In this video, Mr. Almeida explains the concept of tens and ones using the Singapore Math procedure. This interactive board tutorial uses visuals to help students understand tens and ones. This video helps to develop the beginning foundation for place value. This would be a great resource as teacher professional development or for direct instruction. (12:53)
I Wanna Iguana
Karen Kauffman Orloff reads her book out loud and you follow along. (05:23)
Organ Wise Guys: Hardy Spells "Breakfast"
At the Spelling Bee, Hardy Heart doesn't just learn how to spell the word "breakfast," he learns why it is important to start each day with a healthy one. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and after reading nonfiction texts about healthy eating and the human body. (1:02)
ISS Update - April 23, 2012
The International Space Station video update for April 23, 2012.
Breakingviews: French voters say "non" to Europe's policies.
April 23 - The French election winner will have a difficult job balancing voters rejection of current policies and Germany's expectations say Breakingviews.
The Problem is Capitalism, The Solution is Democracy at Work
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"On Saturdays" by Robbert Flick at Expo Park/USC
On April 28, 2012, the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority will unveil a historic new light rail expansion -- and with it a new work of public art by USC professor Robbert Flick. On Saturdays will grace the Expo Park/USC stop just meters from the USC Roski School of Fine Arts, where Flick has worked since 1976. The piece consists entirely of images taken in the USC University Park neighborhood on Saturday mornings from 2007 to 2009. Arranged in a grid like a long moving
UGA Grad Studies 3MT Finals - Karen Gerow
Karen Gerow presents her entry in the 1st Annual UGA 3MT Competition, titled "Can Improving Spatial Skills Boost Math Achievement?" The Three Minute Thesis (3MT™) is a research communication competition developed by The University of Queensland. The exercise develops academic, presentation, and research communication skills and supports the development of students' capacity to effectively explain their research in language appropriate to an intelligent but non-specialist audience. Doctoral s
Arctic Ecosystem (Interactive)
In this interactive activity adapted from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, learn about how environmental conditions in the Arctic influence the northern polar ecosystem. Investigate the variety of organisms that inhabit this unique ecosystem. Additional information details the members and relationships that form its complex food web and discusses the potential consequences of climate change on Arctic life.
Introduction to the intuition behind limits
This 7:38 video introduces limits used in calculus. A limit is the value of the expression as the expression approaches. This introduction gives examples that show that limits are not as simple as just evaluating a function. The video uses a narrator and a smart board.