Obama calls for common cause on U.S. finance
Aug. 6 - U.S. President Obama says more work ahead to get U.S. finances in order. Deborah Lutterbeck reports.
Make Classroom Posters with Microsoft Excel
Using Blue Web'n as a Teaching Resource
This video is a middle school project on Greek columns that are used in everyday life. Images of columns are set to music and the style of column along with the location of where it was found is printed on the screen. (01:34)
10 Facts About Cheese in 30 Seconds
This short video gives 10 quick facts about cheese. Some of the facts include the following: name, hardness, room temperature, smells, etc. Content is appropriate for middle school and above. This age group will enjoy this fast paced video. (0:43)
10 Facts About Bears in 30 Seconds
This short video gives 10 quick facts about bears. Some of the facts include the following: species, size, bite force, climbers, etc. Content is appropriate for middle school and this age group will enjoy this fast paced video. (0:40)
Bear Facts About Hibernation
Ever wonder how bears hibernate all winter long? Let's make sense of it with science! This video gives good facts about how bears hibernate. Pictures are shown on screen as well as content information. This video would work well in conjunction with a lesson/unit on mammals, forest animals, bears, etc. or as a companion to nonfiction/fiction stories about animals or bears. (01:49)
What Is A Pinceone? It All Makes Sense with Science
Ever wonder what a pinecone does? Let's make sense of it with science. Pines are evergreen conifers and the oldest living trees on the planet. This informative, short video gives great facts about male and female pinecones and how pollination occurs. Content is appropriate for upper elementary and middle school students. This is a good resource for a lesson/unit on trees, living things, and/or pollination. It would work well in conjunction with a non-fiction/fiction story/book on trees, plants,
Good-Bye, Friends with Lyrics on Screen
This video includes images and lyrics to a song titled "Good-Bye, Friends" by: Dr. Jean. Some of the lyrics include: See you later, alligator. After while, crocodile! In an hour, sunflower. Maybe two, kangaroo! Gotta go, buffalo. Adios, hippos!.... (01:02)
When Do Fish Sleep? Let's Make Sense of it With Science
Ever wonder when fish sleep? Let's make sense of it with science. With all their swimming, eating and schooling, fish need a good night's sleep. This video gives good facts about how and when fish sleep. A variety of pictures are shown on each screen as well as written content. This would make a great resource for a lesson/unit on oceans and/or fish and would work well in conjunction with a non-fiction/fiction story/book on oceans and/or fish. (1:43)
Why Does A Hummingbird Hum? Let's Make Sense of it with Science
Did you ever wonder why a hummingbird hums? Let's make sense of it with science. When a hummingbird zips from one flower to another, it's always accompanied by a soft, steady hum. This video gives great facts about why hummingbirds hum. A variety of pictures are shown on screen as well as written content. This would be an excellent resource for a lesson/unit on birds and would work well in conjunction with a non-fiction/fiction story/book about birds and habits. (1:49)
What Is A Tumbleweed? Let's Make Sense of it with Science
Did you ever wonder what tumbleweeds are? Let's make sense of it with science! To learn what tumbleweeds are, let's head out to where the tumbleweed's really roll. This video explains that tumbleweeds are annual plants and grow in the spring and summer. Then fall comes. The plant and tap root dry up. The plant snaps away from the tap root and the plant tumbles its way around and scatters its seeds. A variety of pictures are shown as well as auditory/written content. This would be a great resourc
How Do Honeybees Know Where to Find Food?
Ever wonder how honeybees know where to look for food? Let's make sense of it with science! It's a worker bee's job to find nectar and pollen. So let's follow her!! This video explains how honeybees use dance and movement to tell other bees where the food is. A variety of pictures are shown as well as auditory/written content. Some key vocabulary words are worker bee, hive, and nectar. This is a great resource for building background knowledge for our students and would work well in conjunction
Arlington: Field of Honor
National Geographic presents a portrait of one of America’s most sacred places. Once little more than a potter’s field, Arlington National Cemetery has become a national shrine and treasury of American history. Now, discover how this revered site came to be, and how it serves as the final resting place for both the famous and obscure, from John F. Kennedy to the Unknown Soldier. Through rare archival footage and captivating, true-life accounts, experience the moving stories of heroes
Some Thoughts on Learning Latin
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Urdu Taster Lesson: Parts of the Body - Worksheet
Urdu Taster Lesson: Parts of the Body - Worksheet.
Maintaining Your Immigration Status in the U.S. (Office of International Education)
Hear from UR international students about staying in status in the U.S.
Sickness Unto Death II - Existentialism in Literature and Film
Phil 7: Existentialism in Literature and Film - Spring 2006. The course will be organized around various attempts to reinterpret the Judeo/Christian God, and to determine in what sense, if at all, such a God is still a living God. We will study Dostoyevsky's and Kierkegaard's attempts to preserve a non-theological version of the God of Christianity, as well as Nietzche's attempt to save us from belief in any version of God offered by our tradition. We will view and discuss three films that deal