Lincoln and Native Americans
How Lincoln was friends with Native Americans and insights into some instances in his life that shows his ability to understand their culture.  Run time 03:08
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Paper Heart Garland: Cut Paper-Step 2
This is step 2 for making a paper heart garland.  This step explains how to draw a half heart on the folded paper and cut around it.

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Reading Across The Curriculum Workshop 13
Gage Reeve’s class is learning new vocabulary in a lesson on global
warming. Students also use an idea tree to record main ideas and
supporting details and write their own questions to be answered after
reading the nonfiction text.

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Summarizing Nonfiction, Workshop 16
Eleanor Demont’s fifth-grade class completes a mini-lesson using summarization as a comprehension strategy for reading nonfiction texts. Students examine the importance of differentiating what is interesting from what is important in a social studies unit on Ancient Egypt.
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Teaching Responsibility
Teaching Responsibility. Part of the series: Writing and Education. Teaching responsibility to a child requires modeling respectful behavior, taking responsibility for your own actions, and talking about the consequences of behaving irresponsibly.
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Workshop 8: Bend and Stretch
We all expect a spring to stretch or compress when a force is applied, but forces can even deform solid objects like the floor or the top of a table. In this workshop, students in a high school classroom explore ideas about tension and normal force. By applying a force to a spring and measuring the distance the spring is stretched, the students calculate the force consta
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Patent Search How To
This is a simple, three minute video tutorial - training on using the www.uspto.gov site for a simple patent search. Would be interesting for students to see how the process works and also to check on patents given to people such as Edision. Great for added depth to invention and simple machine lessons.
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How to Write Romantic Love Poem
Express love in a poem, expanding on the comparisons to a grand idea, with tips from a published author and English professor in this video on writing presented by that author. For high school students wanting to write to their sweetheart, or are thinking of a future in writing - this one's for you.
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Spanish Civil War (2 of 2)
Anarchism has historically gained the most support and influence in Spain, especially in the seventy or so years before Francisco Franco's victory in the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939. 'The Spanish Civil War was a major conflict that devastated Spain from 17 July 1936 to 1 April 1939' (Spanish Civil War, Wikipedia, 2009). This documentary is suitable for high school students. The story is told through commentary, narration, and several images from the period.
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Spanish Civil War
Learn About Spanish Civil War in this 46-second video clip with vintage images. This savage civil war was to drag on for two and a half murderous years.
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Moscow 1941 - 2/6
Millions of Red Army soldiers were slated for death by neglect and starvation. German soldiers were told to look ahead and not worry about what they left behind or the people they hurt.
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Learn About the Explorer Hernan Cortes
 Hernan Cortes and his exploration in North, Central, and South America. The quest for gold is explained. A good overview, but nothing about the man. (1:35)

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Peregrine Falcon
This video from Wild Nevada introduces the peregrine falcon, the so-called king of birds and bird of kings. Described by ornithologist Elise Schmitt as one of the fastest animals on Earth and a fierce hunter of other flying birds, the peregrine falcon has been designated an endangered species because of dwindling numbers related to environmental exposure to the pesticide DDT, which drastically reduces the survival rate of its young. The video also describes the peregrine's hunting habits and pre
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The Preposition Song
A student made song about prepositions to the tune of "It's in His Kiss."
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Mime Makeup Video
Since many people have asked me to make this... here it is! A quick-motion makeup application, helpful, humorous subtitles, and exciting music. (06:49)
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Kindergarten and 1st Grade-Basic Addition
In this brief video addition with manipulatives is introduced. This is a basic lesson showing 1+1=2 and 2+2=4 (00:48).
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Great Performances Gustavo Dudamel and the Los Angeles Philharmonic
Considered the most dynamic young conductor in classical music since Bernstein, 28-year-old Gustavo Dudamel begins his tenure as Music Director of the Los Angeles Philharmonic in fall 2009. In this program, learn more about Dudamel, the LA Philharmonic, composer John Adams, and see a movement from John Adams' "City Noir" and Mahler's "Symphony No. 1 in D major" performed at his inaugural concert. (51:41)
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Six's Minimum and Maximum Thermometer
This is a short, animated narrated video (03:50) that offers information about a special thermometer named after an eighteenth-century scientist named James Six.
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Infrared Thermometers
All thermometers are not created equal, especially when it comes to food.  Learn more about infrared thermometers and how they work in this segment from Food Science.  Run time 03:11.
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Our World: The Importance of Spacesuits
This NASA video segment explains how spacesuits keep astronauts safe while they are in space. Learn about different components of a spacesuit and the importance of each component. (02:51)
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