Video game Of Civilization and World History
A teacher at Kimball Union Academy explains the importance of technology and how it can improves the students' interest in the classroom. She introduces a video game that explains and expresses the needs and work that it takes to build a civilization, maintain it, and to make it flourish.
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Nevada Butterflies
In this video from Vegas PBS, host Brian Wignall and two butterfly experts discuss butterfly species commonly found in the Nevada wilderness. Among the topics they talk about are the best time of year to see butterflies in Nevada, the means by which they protect themselves from predators, how weather conditions and daylight affect their flight, their longevity, and the distances some travel to and from their wintering grounds. Closed captioning included.  Run time 04:35.
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Grammar matters
Grammar matters because, combined with vocabulary choice, it is our main way of making meaning. This free course introduces you to one approach used to understand how meanings relate systematically to different aspects of grammar and shows how this deeper understanding can be applied to make everyday communication more effective. First published on Mon, 22 Aug 2016 as Author(s): Creator not set

Introduction to Newton's Three Laws - Lesson 1
This NASA video segment explores how Newton's Laws of Motion apply to the development and operation of airplanes. Viewers watch an instructor at NASA's National Test Pilot School as he describes and then demonstrates why seatbelts are an important force on pilots; what it means to pull 2, 4 and even 6 g in a jet; and how the thrust of a jet engine causes an aircraft to move forward. Formulas are presented onscreen along with the calculations discussed in the segment. For example, the instructor
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Ascaris Dissection Video
Dissection of a parasitic worm. Overview of the process and identification of the major features of the Ascaris. Would make a good pre-lab video or a comparative video for use with an earthworm dissection. The video uses lecture format (for background information) and a lab demonstration. 6:30 min.
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MIT Civic Ignite- Rahul Bhargava

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Little Miss Muffet - read by Crispin Glover
Animated cartoon nursery rhyme, Little Miss Muffet read by actor, Crispin Glover. Words appear on the screen. Animation quality is fair. (:29)
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Creative enterprise in west Yorkshire Arts organisations
This report describes and theorises the findings of a workshop discussion, commissioned by WYLLN, into the views of arts organizations on the challenges they face in becoming more enterprising and less grant dependent.
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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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