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ISS Update - June 21, 2012
The International Space Station video update for June 21, 2012.
Laurie Bréban on "Smithian Sympathy: From Cognition to Emotion"
Laurie Bréban, University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne, discusses "Smithian Sympathy: From Cognition to Emotion" at the 13th Annual Summer Institute for the History of Economic Thought conference at the Jepson School of Leadership Studies. June 29, 2012
Title V Professional Development Conference
Del Mar College partnered with Texas A&M University-Kingsville to host a Professional Development Conference on June 27, 2012 for education officials as well as faculty and staff members. Keynote speakers for the event were ABC News journalist John Quinones and former U.S. Congressional Intern Daniel Hernandez.
Sum of Eleven Solitaire
Here is a card game with variations that kids can play alone or with a partner. Students take out face cards and joker cards. A dealer lays out 9 cards and students begin to match sums of eleven with 2 cards. Students must say aloud the equation. This would be a great center game to reinforce mastery of this important skill. (3:32)
Stack - A Dice Game of Luck and Math
Stack is a dice game that is fun to play in large groups. It works better if you have lots and lots of different colored dice. Kids enjoy it and can even play it quietly. Each player takes turns rolling dice. When a number is rolled is already on board, you begin to stack the dice until you get to four. The color on top tells you who gets the point. This is a great resource to reinforce addition and social skills in the classroom. (2:40)
Clark Gable reports on the WWII Air War
Clark Gable served in the U.S. Army Air Corps by dividing his time between military documentaries and combat. Gable participated in bombing raids over Nazi Germany, rose to the rank of major, and received the Air Medal and Distinguished Flying Cross. In this video clip, listen as the famous actor reports on the World War II air war. (1:35)
Inaugural Address: Ronald Reagan
In this video clip, listen and watch excerpts from Ronald Reagon's inaugural address on Tuesday, January 20, 1981. (2:35)
Bonsai - Types of Trees
Expert Mike Hansen shows examples of many different types of bonsai trees. He shows various types of Bonsai and explains the differences and how to grow them. A good introduction. (3:59)
How to Choose Trees
This video explains the different types of trees by height and need for sunlight. It does mention a few, but does not show examples. At best, this is for those thinking of landscaping a house.(3:38)
Endangered Animals of the Americas
This brief slide show is offered with a lesson plan that is designed to help the students identify what endangered animals are and where they live. A good group activity.
The Constitution: That Delicate Balance
This video's ingredients really don't get to the point until the 1:30 mark. At that time the panelist provide various questions and answers to what the entire program is going to cover. The videos that are listed below this video provide students an excellent variety of debate topics and are well worth viewing once the students have mastered a basic understanding of the Constitution. (3:03)
An Austrian Defense of the Euro Theorists of the Austrian School have focused considerable effort on elucidating the ideal monetary system for a market economy. On a theoretical level, they have developed an entire theory of the business cycle that explains how credit expansion unbacked by real saving and orchestrated by central banks via a fractional-reserve-banking system re
1. Introduction: The Ideal Monetary System
Theorists of the Austrian School have focused considerable effort on elucidating the ideal monetary system for a market economy. On a theoretical level, they have developed an entire theory of the business cycle that explains how credit expansion unbacked by real saving and orchestrated by central banks via a fractional-reserve-banking system re
Social Impact of Martin Luther Part 2
In 1525, the peasants of Germany took Martin Luther's teachings on spiritual equality to their logical conclusion and rebelled against their betters. Length 3:57
Earth Today 1998 Introduction
The ability to see Earth from space has forever changed our view of the planet. We are now able to look at the Earth as a whole, and observe how its atmosphere, oceans, land masses, and life interact as global systems. Earths atmosphere, hydrosphere, geosphere, and biosphere are dynamic, changing on timescales of days, minutes, or even seconds. Monitoring the Earth in near real time allows us to get an up to date picture of conditions on our planet. More SVS visualizations for the Earth Today ex
Historia de España - parte 2 de 12
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Este documental se trata de los aspectos más importantes de la historia española. El documental está organizado en 12 partes y son los siguientes: parte 1 (prehistoria y culturas antiguas), parte 2 (hispania romana), parte 3 (visigodos y musulmanes), parte 4 (España de la reconquista), parte 5 (expansión de Castilla y Aragón), parte 6 (Austrias mayores), parte 7 (el siglo de oro), parte
Learn Basic Word Families with the Reading Machine
In this cute video, 3 letter words scroll down and stop (ed, at) and then the beginning letter stops last. The speaker asks if it is a word. If it is, then the picture and word is shown. This is a great resource to help introduce and/or reinforce basic word families in the early childhood classroom. (2:28)
This video provides an indepth history of this remarkable leader and his life and deeds. The video has advertisements throughout and they may be very distracting for students. This video would be good to show students studying European history during this time period.Be alert to the fact that it does mention his wife and her actions both in and outside of their marriage. It also shows the dangers of power, absolute power. A preview is a must. (46:16)
Types Of Poetry
This video features a poet explaining various types of poetry. There aren't any examples shown. The ones explained are: What are the most common poetry forms?Do different forms of poetry fulfill different purposes?What is the hardest form of poetry to write, and why?How do I choose what form to use?What is 'free verse'?What is a 'lyric poem'?What is a 'ballad'?What is a 'haiku'?What is a 'sonnet'? Each segment is about thirty seconds in duration.The video can be stopped after each explanation so
This biography highlights the life of Churchill in terms of his political life. The video exemplifies the importance of being prepared and being your own person. The video contains interviews and original images to help explain his time. A good video that provides students the motivation to explore his quotes and actions in more detail.(4:12)