Back to School/Back Outside Report
In this 2:30 report,the importance of spending time outside for children is emphasised and how it impoves school performance. A good video to show to parents and to students in the Spring. Especially important is the relationship between being outside and better learning abilitiies.
Ancient Greece Artifacts
This eight minute video is student made and jumps from subject to subject rapidly. The video does have good information about the objects shown, but there is little continuity.
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
Venezuela says 13 inmates die of overdose after robbing infirmary ward
At least 13 inmates die of overdose in Venezuela after robbing prison infirmary. Natalie Thomas reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its re
Harriet Tubman Documentary
In this edited documentary of Harriet Tubman, aimed at milddle-school and high school students, Harriet Tubman and her contributions to history are presented. (08:22)
Video is about Harriet Tubman and how she helped many different slaves obtain freedom. To this day Harriet Tubman is still remembered as "The Moses of her people" for good reason. From 1849 to 1860, in 17 dangerous missions to the Confederate South, she helped more than 300 slaves escape to freedom in the North.
Virtual Maths, Brick Density, Water Displacement method video
Video demonstrating how to measure the density of a brick using the water displacement method.
B.B. King and Buddy Guy singing "I can't quit you baby"
This live video shows two blues ledgends playing together live at B. B. King's Blues Club. (2:59)
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Survey
Exercises and resources for conducting a Light Intensity Survey. "To measure the levels of light in a particular area, we need to use a device called a Light Meter, which measures the intensity of light in the vicinity of the sensor and displays the reading."
Class of '64 Memories - Henry and Martha "Eloping Freshmen"
The Class of '64 celebrates its 50th anniversary this year. To commemorate this momentous milestone, we invited a few alumni to come back to campus and share their memories—some fond, some funny, some bittersweet—of their time at URI. For more information on URI Alumni visit: advance.uri.edu/alumni/
NAACP: a century in the fight for freedom
This site provides free access to an online exhibition hosted by the Library of Congress. It commemorates the history of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) the USAs oldest and largest civil rights organization. It includes a history of the organisation from 1909-2009, highlighting key struggles (including the African Civil rights movement of the 1960s) and biographies of major figures. It also offers free online access to images of historic documents, poster
Jane Goodall - What Separates Us From Apes
The topic of this video may be controversial to some. Please view it with an open mind. If anything, the video will provide food for thought and enlightening conversation. Remember, this is the viewpoint of one scientist.
Jane Goodall hasn't found the missing link, but she's come closer than nearly anyone else. The primatologist says the only real difference between humans and chimps is our sophisticated language. She urges us to start using it to change the world.
A Tour of the White House with Jackie Kennedy (Pt. 4)
A black and white video tape of a tour of the White House with Jackie Kennedy by CBS in 1962.
Congenital Heart Defects: Could the Developing Heart Hold the Key to New Therapies?
By: mcgheek Andrew M. Atz, M.D., Chief of the Division of Pediatric Cardiology at MUSC's Children's Hospital, and Kyu-Ho Lee, M.D., PhD, a developmental biologist at MUSC's Cardiovascular Developmental Biology Center, discuss how better understanding the gene signaling involved in the embryonic development of the heart could lead to new adjunctive therapies for congenital heart defects. Learn more about Dr. Lee's work in the November 2013 issue of Progressnotes at MUSChealth.com/progressnotes
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Meter tool
Light Meter simulation tool
Michael Meredith and Hilary Sample, MOS : "Building Software Building Objects Building Video Buildin
October 9, 2014. The first thing to know about MOS is that we are a collective of architects, thinkers, and state-of-the-art designers. Principals Michael Meredith and Hilary Sample teach at Princeton University and Columbia University while running the design practice. The work of MOS bridges the forward thinking research of academia with the real world constraints of practice. MOS has received numerous awards, including the Academy Award for Architecture from the American Academy of Arts and
Learn how to Write an Essay - Choosing Genre, Topic and Scope
Write an Essay - Choosing Genre, Topic and Scope is a short video that goes over the basics of how to get started. Nothing complicated and lacks real life examples. The related videos on the site carry the topic further, but all of them are limited. Would best be used to review for students who already know how to write an essay.
Throughout the writing process, peer response can help young adolescents develop as thinkers and writers. In this session, participants explore strategies for structuring peer interactions and for teaching students to respond positively and productively to each other’s work. (58:25)
Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback to Their Class Using Moon Journals-Part 2
In part 2 of this video, the teachers allow the students to discuss on how the teachers gave feedback on the moon journals. The teacher charted what the students noticed on feedback the teachers gave each other. Then the teachers observe a peer feedback session between the students. Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of the value of descriptive feedback and gain insight
Preview clip: Dude, Listen to This!-Boys' Writing Club Group
Ralph Fletcher examines what inspires boy writers. Are we creating life long writers? Are we teaching kids to write for pleasure? This short video addresses the need to encourage our students to work together in clubs and write for pleasure. (2:01)