Ghana Slave Dungeon
Built by European traders in the 17th century, Ghana's Cape Coast Castle was the point of departure for the countless numbers of Africans who were sent to the New World as free labor for the colonies. Join Explore founder Charles Annenberg Weingarten on a virtual tour of the slave dungeon, and witness the horrific conditions the captives were forced to endure while waiting to be sent across the Atlantic. Run time 04:31.
Using Microsoft Access To Organize Your Life
Lean the basic functions of Microsoft Excel. A virtual walk through on creating a database, form, running a query and more. (7:03)
"Market Women's Cries" Poem by Jonathan Swift
A virtual movie (portrait sitting in chair with book) of Jonathan Swift (1667-1745) "reading" one of his much loved poems "Market Women's Cries". This poem is a good example of Jonathan Swift as satirist. (1:12)
The Arts in Every Classroom: Building on New Ideas
More documentary segments show further work by the team members with their students, among themselves, and with colleagues. The end-of-year discussions continue, with team members reflecting on how their new initiatives in the arts have affected them and their schools, and offering advice for other teachers who want to bring the arts into their own classrooms.
Connecting With the Arts: What Roles Do Students Take On?
This program examines the artistic process of creating, performing, and responding. Participants will see students assuming the roles of researcher, writer, designer, director, performer, and critic.
Changing with the Tide
The Changing with the Tide lesson plan is written around a role-play activity in which students learn about and act out the behavior of plants and animals in a salt marsh habitat as the tides change. An unusual feature of salt marshes is the dramatic daily change in stresses and interactions that the organisms face. On this Starting Point page, teachers can find learning goals, teaching notes and tips, teaching materials, assessment hints and references and resources dealing with this exercise.
Anglo-Saxons and the Beowulf Epic
This video (audio is a bit unclear in some parts) is about the connection between the Old English heroic epic poem Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxons who settled in England. The story of Beowulf, the warrior who slew the monster, Grendel, is about Danes and Swedes. How did it become Britain’s national epic?
In this story behind the movie, Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxons, step back in time to the Dark Ages. Take a virtual trip to the story’s setting, in Scandinavia, to s
Head-mounted display projects onto the retina
Apart from industrial applications, this display could be used in AR technology, combining the real and virtual worlds. This is a video that should generate interest for advanced technology students.
Seven Wonders of Ancient Greece (Part 1 of 5) This video looks at the Palace of Knossos and the history behind the palace. Today the remains of the palace can still be seen. Video shows the ruins of the palace and a virtual model of what they think the palace looked like. The palace covered 20,000 square yards. Discussion of The Oracle of Delphi is started in this video. The oracle is the mysterious powers that Delphi contained. Video is
This video looks at the Palace of Knossos and the history behind the palace. Today the remains of the palace can still be seen. Video shows the ruins of the palace and a virtual model of what they think the palace looked like. The palace covered 20,000 square yards. Discussion of The Oracle of Delphi is started in this video. The oracle is the mysterious powers that Delphi contained. Video is
Art a GoGo Podcast #49 - Huh? I just don't get it! Please visit our blog at www.artagogo.com/blog for full show notes and links that we discuss during the show.
Please visit our blog at www.artagogo.com/blog for full show notes and links that we discuss during the show.
Dance Improvisation Class Final
Students performing outside and in Bernhard Center. The video begins with the students being frozen in position for approximately three minutes before they start their improvisation. There is no music, just the dance. (7:33)
Mr. Lyman's 7th grade Frog Lab
Welcome to the Frog Lab which will guide you through a virtual dissection.
Geisha Fan Fance
Geisha from Japan performing at the Japanese street festival in Washington, DC. (0:25)
Theatre Etiquette Video
Top 7 Do's and Don'ts of Theatre Etiquette"
A helpful guide to theatre etiquette brought to you by the Education Department at the Citi performing Arts Center. This applies to any live performance.
Better Search Techniques
Step 1: Go to an internet search engine
The most popular search engine is Google
Step 2: Choose several key words
Step 3: Search for one of 2 or more terms
If you would like to find pages that contain at least one of your search terms, but not necessarily all of them, put the word OR in capitals between them.
Step 4: Performing a negative search
If you would like to find pages that do not contain one of your s
Virtual Manipulative: Base 10 Blocks and More
This is a virtual manipulative (that uses a Java applet). Illustrate addition and subtraction in a variety of bases. Please take a few seconds to wait for this virtual manipulate to fully load. From Utah State University
Virtual Manipulative- Add and Subtract Decimals With Base 10 Blocks
Add and subtract decimal values using base blocks. The problems difficulty is controlled by the user. Set the number of whole number columns up to 100s. Set the decimal places from 0 to 3 places. Other bases are available. Please take a few seconds to wait for this virtual manipulate (that uses a Java applet) to fully load. From Utah State University.
Subtraction With Base 10 Blocks
Base Blocks Subtraction – Use base ten blocks to model separation of groups in subtraction. The user can adjust the problem difficulty by changes the number of digits that appear. Please take a few seconds to wait for this virtual manipulate (that uses a Java applet) to fully load. From Utah State University.
Virtual Manipulative: Create a Bar Chart
Bar Chart – Create a bar chart showing quantities or percentages by labeling columns and clicking on values. This virtual manipulative is a wonderful tool to teaching learners how to create and interact with Bar Charts. From Utah State University.
Grapher- A Virtual Manipulative
Grapher is a tool for graphing and exploring functions. There are instructions to the right of the manipulative. This virtual manipulative allows the learner to explore and interact with functions.