Earth Hour - March 26, 2011
This Earth Hour 2011: 8.30pm, Saturday 26 March, celebrate your action for the planet with the people of world, and add more to your Earth Hour. From its inception as a single-city initiative -- Sydney, Australia - in 2007, Earth Hour has grown into a global symbol of hope and movement for change. Earth Hour 2010 created history as the world's largest ever voluntary action with people, businesses and governments in 128 countries across every continent coming together to celebrate an unambiguous
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Otis Learning ePortfolio: The Road to Aahs
Students come to Otis College of Art and Design from a variety of places. They are encouraged to document their journey through college by documenting their own ideas, perspective, and creative projects on their own Learning ePortfolios. Over time, the students gather and showcase their own development allowing them to reflect on their own progress.
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A Charleston Affair -- Challenge Question 6
The Countdown to A Charleston Affair Weekend Contest is a seven week social media challenge - and this is the sixth challenge: Create or update a MyCofC account! In case you didn't know, MyCofC is the alumni online community which gives you access to an alumni directory, job bank, yellow page listings, chapter information and more! So go to http://alumni.cofc.edu now and click on MyCofC! Create or update your account, post on our Facebook page the time you created or updated your account, and
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Rome's Ancient Neighborhood
Have you ever wondered what the Roman's of today are really like? In this video, you will meet the true Romans of Rome in the neighborhood of Trastevere.  This video provides a good description of communities in transition. (02:44)
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How To Choose The Right Career
A three minute video provides an easy to follow step-by-step guide to helping a students build plans to deciding on a career to follow. A good video as it provides students with ideas to think about and to weigh their decisions with what skills and/or attitude they have. A good video for career days.
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Metaphors
This is a photo slideshow with words (and instrumental music) that gives several examples of metaphors. Third-grade and older students would enjoy this video. (02:02)
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Sesame Street-Kermit & Grover-Opposites-Heavy and Light
In this video Kermit and Grover demonstrate the difference between heavy and light. Kermit picks up a feather, ping-pong ball, and sandwich and Grover picks up a piano, a boulder, and a balloon. The balloon carries Grover away. Great teaching opportunity to introduce a measurement lesson on heavy and light (4:20).
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The Hydrologic Cycle
Water continuously travels between Earth's surface and the atmosphere via the hydrologic cycle. Through five main processes — condensation, precipitation, infiltration, runoff, and evapotranspiration — water is perpetually recycled. In this interactive resource adapted from NASA, explore the steps of the water cycle. This interactive site does not include any audio.
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Roy Wilkins
Roy Wilkins was active for over 40 years as a civil rights activist and leader. He is best known for his many years with the NAACP in many roles including executive secretary and executive director. (20min)
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Common Misconceptions About Dyslexia
Common Misconceptions About Dyslexia. Part of the series: Dyslexia. The most common misconceptions about dyslexia revolve around people thinking that all dyslexic people read things backwards and that children with dyslexia are laxy and unmotivated. (1:14)
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How to Draw Cartoon Limbs
In this video of TVLesson Paul Louis demonstrates how to draw cartoon limbs. Paul uses letters and numbers to take you step by step through the process.  This series also includes videos on how to draw the head and body. Run time 02:22.
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David Wiesner Interview - American Library Association
Artist David Wiesner talks about winning the Caldecott Medal for his book Flotsam. He discusses his interest in "visual storytelling" and how he enjoys hearing how teachers and librarians use his books. He has won the Caldecott Medal three times.  (3:50)
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Phonic Footprints
Aa kinesthetic approach to teaching phonics. (:30)
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Story-Based Inquiry: A Manual for Investigative Journalists
Investigative Journalism means the unveiling of matters that are concealed either deliberately by someone in a position of power, or accidentally, behind a chaotic mass of facts and circumstances. This manual provides a guide to basic methods and techniques of investigative journalism and outlines the methods and skills applying to every step of the investigative process, from conception to research, writing, quality control and dissemination. The role media can play as a watchdog is indispensab
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Compound Words PowerPoint
An educational PowerPoint that teaches Compound Words. It introduces two words then join them together to form one.  Examples, cowboy, cupcake, rainfall, rainbow, sunshine, and more.
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Brazil’s Political Crisis Update
André here. So, president Dilma was suspended by a senate decision today. In this quick update I talk about it and share some personal opinions. The post Brazil’s Political Crisis Update appeared...

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Electricity - by StudyJams
Electricity is a form of power that is produced by the movement of electrons.  Static electricity and lightning are natural forms of electricity, and they occur when electrons jump from one object to another.  Learn more about electricity with this cartoon animation from StudyJams.  A short, self-checking quiz is also included with this link.
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A history of LEDs, and how to make an LED from scratch
A tour through the world of the light-emitting diode (LED). Learn who invented it, how to use it, and how to make your own.  Very geeky, but cool for electronics buffs.  Documentary.
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Lesson 07 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 7 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to say that it's nice to meet someone in Romanian. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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Lesson 08 - One Minute Romanian
In lesson 8 of One Minute Romanian you will learn to count from one to ten. Remember - even a few phrases of a language can help you make friends and enjoy travel more. Find out more about One Minute Romanian at our website - http://www.oneminutelanguages.com. One Minute Romanian is brought to you by the Radio Lingua Network and is ©Copyright 2008.Author(s): No creator set

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