Photographs of Lewis Hine: Documentation of Child Labor
This lesson encourages students to analyze dozens of photographs taken in the early 1900s depicting working conditions for child laborers. This lesson correlates to the National History Standards and the National Standards for Civics and Social Sciences. It has cross-curricular connections with history, government, language arts, and business law.
VIS-5D VR Animations: R-Aquarii Jet
The VIS-5D scientific visualization system has been extended to include an interactive mode controlled by virtual environment devices. This animation is part of a series of live screen captures demonstrating this capability.
Basic Algebra : Substituting Values Into an Algebraic Expression
Substituting values into an algebraic expression in mathematics is easier to do if the numbers the values represent are given ahead of time. Understand algebraic expressions in math with assistance from a math teacher in this video on mathematics.
Expert: Jimmy Chang
Bio: Jimmy Chang has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for nearly a decade. He has a master's degree in math, and his specialties include calculus, algebra, liberal arts, math and trigonometry.
Interview with An Astronomer : Year of Astronomy
MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field Trips for Kids takes you to Sand Diego to meet astronomer Dennis Mamanna. Mr. Mamanna talks about The International Year of Astronomy, the history of astronomy and the Palomar Observatory.For more Virtual Field Trips for Kids visit our website at www.meetmeatthecorner.org. Find links to fun websites and a LEARNING CORNER of activities and questions about this topic.
Vincent Van Gogh part 1
Van Gogh was born in 1853 in Groot—Zundert, a small village in the southern Netherlands near the Belgian border. The oldest son of a Protestant minister, young van Gogh was moody, quiet, introverted, but he grew up with a love of nature and the arts. Van Gogh attended school as a young boy, but at the age of sixteen he left home for the Hague to work as an apprentice to an uncle, a dealer at Goupil and Co., an international art firm. Van Gogh subsequently worked for the firm in London and Pa
How Ant Colonies Get Things Done
Ant colonies operate without central control; there is no one in charge and no ant directs the behavior of others. Colonies perform many tasks including foraging, nest construction, and care of the young. Task allocation is the process that adjusts the numbers of workers performing each task, according to the current situation. How do colonies get ants to show up at a picnic, and what determines which ants go? Experiments with harvester ants show that task allocation arises from a dynamical netw
How To Do Upright Rows With a Barbell
Video shows proper technique for performing the exercise to develop a broad back and improve your posture. Narrator explains step-by-step procedure with tips to help you get the most from the exercise. 1:40 min.
A virtual visit to Ancient Rome
A virtual visit around Ancient Rome through the eyes of Google Earth. They take you around the forum and other historical places and they describe historical facts.
I Dreamed a Dream from Les Misérable sung by Kiri Te Kanawa
This is a video of a live performance by Kiri Te Kanawa on stage accompanied by the Australian Pops Orchestra conducted by John Hopkins. It was recorded at State Theatre Victorian Arts Centre Melbourne, Australia, 1993. The picture quality is good, but a little dark to the stage lighting. The sound is okay and has some crackling sounds throughout.
SchoolHouse Rock video on prepositions. Catchy song! Defines prepositions and shows examples. Shows how prepositions show relationships between objects. These concepts are very important in mathematics and in language arts. (3:01)
Virtual Frog Heart Dissection
This 45 second video demonstrating the dissection of a frog heart. It demonstrates how cuts are made to the pericardium, truncus arteriosii and the caudal vena cava to remove and open the frog's heart to see its internal structure. This is a small clip from the Digital Frog Virtual Disssection program.
Musical Instruments from Recycled Materials
This six minute video shows the group "Bash the Trash" who create musical instruments created from trash. The video shows clips of performances and workshops using these instruments emphasizing the three Rs: Recycle, Reduce, Reuse. Performances are geared to children and are quite humorous. "Bash the Trash" is a group of artists and educators using the arts to encourage environmental awareness. The video ends with clips from several developed musical performances.
Introduction To Personal Pronouns
Geared for 8th grade language arts students. This video provides a,n introduction to personal pronouns including subjective, objective, and possessive pronouns. Examples of paragraphs are read with pronouns highlighted in the in the text and nouns are replaced with pronouns to improve the paragraph.
Pronoun Review-Personal, Intensive, Reflexive, Demonstrative, Indefinate Pronouns
The teacher reviews pronouns for his students using a smart board. This clip shows a shortened version of a lesson that the teacher taught for his language arts class. It covers persona,l intensive, reflexive, demonstrative, and indefinite pronouns.
Gravel Springs Mississippi Fife and Drum Music Traditions
A compelling and award-winning portrait of Othar Turner, his music and their role in the Gravel Springs community. The film not only demonstrates how to make a cane fife, but also gets to the heart of both Turner and his fife and drum music as he's shown performing at an annual Fourth of July picnic. Quick cuts between dancing band members and the rhythmic movements of Turner's family going about their daily chores capture the mounting excit
Teaching Reading Literacy Skills, Grade 3
Teacher presenting a language arts lesson from the Language
strand of SRA Reading Mastery Signature Edition. The program uses
language arts activities including passage writing and editing to
improve student literacy and reading comprehension skills.
Kalarippayattu is an ancient martial art originating near the state of
Kerala in southern India. It incorporates strikes, kicks, grappling,
choreographed martial arts sequences, and weaponry. Here, see two young initiates hone their skills with long flexible sticks in a complex and dynamic series of leaps and rhythmic strikes.
The Money Museum of Colorado Springs Colorado
MEET ME AT THE CORNER, Virtual Field trip for Kids takes you to the Money Museum in Colorado Springs. This episode features coin collecting and informationabout the new Lincoln penny.
For more Virtual Field Trips for kids visit our website at www.meetmeatthecorner.org. Each episode includes links to fun websites and a Learning Corner of questions and extended activities.
Figures of Speech Song
Written by Gary Eisenberg, Math and Language Arts Enrichment Teacher. Padan Elementary, Vacaville Unified School District. Vacaville, CA. Help your students learn figures of speech such as simile, personification, etc. There is no instructor voice, just music and words displayed on the screen. Suitable for elementary students and older.