This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "Earl Warren served as chief justice of the Supreme Court from 1953 to 1969. During this time, America experienced great change and turmoil, especially regarding civil rights. Warren believed it was the job of the Court to shape the moral and civil liberties by which the nation should grow in the second half of the twentieth century. Many of the Warren Court's rulings reflected that opinion. Some of his most re
Toys From the Future
The Inventables guys, Zach Kaplan and Keith Schacht, demo some amazing new materials and how we might use them. Look for squishy magnets, odor-detecting ink, "dry" liquid and a very surprising 10-foot pole. Keith Schacht co-founded Inventables, a hothouse for innovation. More recently he's brought us the JobCoin listings board, the Freshwater Venture entrepreneur map, and Facebook's Grow-a-Gift. The video challenges you to look for the unexpected and to change the way you view things. This c
Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights: Symbols
In this video symbols that are used by Emily Brontë to help her tell her story in the novel Wuthering Heights are examined. Brontë uses recurring images to help us understand her characters better and to provide social comments about the time in which she lived and wrote. The significance of windows and eyes, doors and locks, books and education, death and, finally, sickness are examined. The most important issue to consider is that of boundaries. This normally suggests some sort of chan
Machining Parameters: Grinding
Through this simulation, students can change the parameters of a grinding wheel and explore the effects of those changes.
Our World: Honeybees
Join NASA scientists and beekeepers in a citizen science project to collect important data about climate change. Learn how honeybees pollinate over 130 crops in the United States each year and what NASA is doing to help study the decline in bee populations. (05:47)
2.1 Nutrient budgeting
The extreme challenges of life in the polar regions require the animals who make their habitat there to make many adaptations. This unit explores the polar climate and how animals like reindeer, polar bears, penguins, sea life and even humans manage to survive there. It looks at the adaptations to physiological proceses, the environmental effects on diet, activity and fecundity, and contrasts the strategies of aquatic and land-based animals in surviving in this extreme habitat. This unit builds
Natural Inquirer Journals: Facts to the Future
The articles in this Natural Inquirer include just a few of the renewable natural resources studied by USDA Forest Service scientists. By reading these articles, you will learn about the condition of the resources in the year 2000, and you will learn what might happen to them by the year 2040. In the year 2040, how old will you be? Do you think that the condition of the Nation's renewable natural resources will be important to our society in 2040? Why or why not? The articles in this journal wil
Bingo Classic song with cartoon animation. The words of the song are at the bottom of the screen. As the words are sung they change from black to red, this helps student with word recognition. Children's chorus sings the song. (3:11)
Classic song with cartoon animation. The words of the song are at the bottom of the screen. As the words are sung they change from black to red, this helps student with word recognition. Children's chorus sings the song. (3:11)
It's a Small World Song Classic song with cartoon animation. The words of the song are at the bottom of the screen, as a children's choir sings. As the words would be sung they change from black to red, this helps with word recognition. Average quality video, with a catchy tune. (1:45)
Classic song with cartoon animation. The words of the song are at the bottom of the screen, as a children's choir sings. As the words would be sung they change from black to red, this helps with word recognition. Average quality video, with a catchy tune. (1:45)
How to Grow a Rabbit's Foot Fern
The rabbit's foot fern is great for growing in the house, and it
requires a warm, wet climate. A gardener explains how to grow a rabbits food fern and why rabbit's foot ferns should be grown in hanging baskets.
How to Grow a Sweet Potato Plant
In this clip learn how to grow a sweet potato plant, also known as ipomoea. A gardener gives historical information about the sweet potato and explains how to plant it in a lush, warm climate while providing plenty of moisture to keep the soil damp. A growing tip is to avoid cold weather exposure when growing sweet potato vines.
Managing Change in Small Primary Schools
This is the summary of a fuller research report on change management in small primary schools throughout Scotland. The research was funded by the Scottish Office Education and Industry Department (SOEID) and conducted in 1996/97 for the Scottish Council for Research in Education (SCRE). Evidence is drawn from two phases: a postal survey sent to all headteachers of small Scottish primary schools (those with less than 120 pupils) and subsequent case studies of 18 of these headteachers. The purpose
Frontal Lobes and Behavior: The Story of Phineas Gage
This module relates the story of Phineas Gage, whose name appears in virtually every general psychology textbook. After a heavy metal rod was blown through his temporal lobe, Phineas experienced dramatic mental change. The study of the trauma and its physiological effects provided the first documented evidence of how brain injury can affect human behavior.
Halfway Point In Fraction Numbers
How to find the halfway, or mid point in fraction numbers
The instructor, Ron Cox, discusses the basic definition of a percent number and how to change the percent number into a fraction number. This is part of a larger video segment called Living With Fractions.
One of Journey North's most popular migration--that of the monarch butterflies is featured in this program. Journey North
Plants and Seasons
Join several Journey North classrooms as they become engaged in the study of tulip bulbs, and track their growth from fall to spring. In this large experiment students across the Northern Hemisphere track the growth of the same plant
Dorcas Gonzalez-Lantz, 6th Grade
Students learn about matter and molecules as they investigate the relationships between energy and changes of state by observing water change from ice to steam. Students share, discuss, and analyze their theories. They must be able to defend their answers and answer classmates' questions, thus demonstrating conceptual understanding.
Workshop 3: Transfer and Conversion of Energy
Change happens when energy is transferred or converted. In this session, examine conversion between potential and kinetic energy. Through examples, see how events that involve a small amount of energy can trigger much larger events.
How to Adjust and Change Line Spacing in Microsoft Word
To adjust and change line spacing in Microsoft Word, click on the desired text, select "Alignment and Spacing" from the formatting palette and find "Line Spacing" to choose single, one and a half or double spacing. Adjust the line spacing in a Word document with a tutorial from a computer consultant in this video on computer programs. (01:37) This is a lot of information on the screen--the viewer may wish to open the screen to full screen to see the areas highlighted on the screen more clearly.<