How to Make Warhammer Game Board
This four minute video shows how to make these boards in a step-by-step fashion. Of value to those students who are into this game, but also of value to teachers who would like to extend the study of military history into actually having the students make their own battle fields.
Chilli, Chocolate, and Chips: Foods that Originate from the New World
Dr. Rebecca Earle from the Department of Comparative American Studies talks about the importance of diet in creating the Indian and Spanish identities in the early modern era, and how the foods that the Spanish once avoided in the New World are now ingrained in many cultures.
Dr Matthew Sorell, Visiting Fellow at the Institute of Advanced Study, explores the problems and opportunities of the emerging approach to 'Digital Forensics'.
Sid the Science Kid Exercise -
This short animated video is an advertisement for "Sid the Science Kid" on PBS. Sid talks about exercise in this video and talks about how your heart beats faster when you exercise. This would be a great introduction to a study of exercise.
The Civil War: A Explanation by a Historian
A talking head video with some good statistics in the 1:34 video. Good for advanced students. Offers insights into the effects of the war, too, but mainly a weak tool for the study of this war.
Giovanni Palestrina - Tu es Petrus (You are Peter)
Giovanni Pierluigi da Palestrina - Tu es Petrus. Palestrina was a Renaissance composer who composed many pieces of church music for the Roman church. He composed 105 masses, 68 offertories, at least 140 madrigals and more than 300 motets. In addition, there are at least 72 hymns, 35 magnificats, 11 litanies, and four or five sets of lamentations.
This is the entire composition-a still image of Palestrina is on the screen for the length of the video. (6:38)
Bird Feathers Sing
This video shows mating birds in South America. The video highlights the results of a study that shows the singing feathers Male club-winged manakins vibrate their wings to create violin-like sounds to impress females.
Some Russia-related links
Over time I've accumulated a lot of Russia-related internet links. I'd like to share some of them with you. As I come across more worthy links I'll update this post. So, if you are interested, bookmark it!
1. The first pick is NY based authentic Russian clothing store. I am planning on ordering from them one of their cute aprons. Children's costumes are precious!
2. Pick #2 is a site
Test Preparation: Study Environment and Organization
This clip emphasizes having a good study environment and organizational strategies as effective ways to prepare for tests. This two minute video needs to be followed up with a review and, perhaps, use WatchKnow to share it with parents. I would recommend the Cornell notetaking method instead of the one featured in this video.
Pennsylvania and Delaware
he Quaker effort to colonize in the Americas continued west of New Jersey in a fertile area called Pennsylvania. This land belonged to William Penn, an athletic young gentleman who was the son of the wealthy English admiral. While a student at Oxford, Penn was attracted to the Quaker faith. He supported the belief that religion should involve a personal relationship with God and that there was no need for an established church. He also rejected the ideas of rank and hierarchy, along with the tra
Charlotte Church singing "Ave Maria"
This video shows Charlotte Church singing Ave Maria.
Isadora Duncan shown in photographs
This video shows Isadora Duncan in photographs. She is shown through out her life. Duncan lived from 1877-1927. She was considered by many to be the creator of modern dance. The photographs are set to music.(4:06)
Charlotte Church singing "Pie Jesu"
This video shows Charlotte Church singing "Pie Jesu"(3:25)
Charlotte Church singing "Panis Angelicus"
This video shows Charlotte Church singing "Panis Angelicus" (4:00)
Charlotte Church singing "The Lord's Prayer"
This video shows Charlotte Church singing "The Lord's Prayer" (2:46)
Charlotte Church singing "Bridge over Troubled Water"
This video shows Charlotte Church singing "Bridge over Troubled Water"
Breast Cancer Awareness-Hamilton High School
Students celebrated Breast Cancer Awareness Month with a program titled, "A Moment for Breast Cancer."
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From Dragonfly TV. After watching a news report on the destruction caused by a tornado in Siren, Wisconsin, Melissa and Elizabeth were curious about how tornado experts study tornado damage. So they asked permission from Siren city officials to visit the town and examine the evidence. Their question to be investigated: How do you determine the strength of a tornado?
Lecture 25 - 11/19/2010
A visit to Arbeia Roman Fort and Museum
Sue Pierce from Ashley Primary School in South Shields has brought her Year 6 pupils to the fort as part of their KS2 study of the Romans in Britain. This is the third year running Sue has brought pupils to Arbeia, each year she has been able to adapt her visits to enhance the learning outcomes of the trip.
The highlight of the day is a visit to 'Timequest' a recreated archaeological dig which allows pupils to dig up real Roman artefacts, bringing the subject to life. Later in the day the