Classify Prisms (Interactive)
Classify prisms by base shape and lateral surface shape. Classify three-dimensional figures by their attributes. Classify three-dimensional solids by their configuration and properties. (e.g., parallelism, perpendicularity, and congruency)
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Dunk Tank: Liquid Volume (Interactive Game)
Dunk Tank is a math-themed game show created by the producers of Cyberchase and starring Harry from Cyberchase For Real. Using a combination of video and interactive gaming, each program addresses a single topic in the 6th grade math curriculum and students compete with themselves for high scores.  Dunk Tank is an independent learning experience for students to complete in 15-30 minutes, depending on their proficiency, and can also be used to support teacher-led instruction. In this interac
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Obama Signs Recovery Act
In this audio clip, on February 17, 2009, in Denver, Colorado, President Barack Obama discusses the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act before he signs it into law. The \$787 billion stimulus package was designed to create or save jobs in the wake of mass layoffs brought about by the Great Recession. (0:43)
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How to Use "TimeToast" Â (Create Interactive Timelines)
TimeToast is a great web tool that lets teachers and students create dynamic timelines that include facts, pictures, and weblinks. It is an easy way to make history (or any subject) come to life. The time lines can be shared via social networks or even embedded in a class website, blog, or digital portfolio. A powerful, useful, and free tool! This is a great resource to help enhance technology instruction and use in the classroom. (6:19)
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Determine the correct combination of pennies, nickels, dimes, quarters, dollars, five dollar bills, ten dollars bills and twenty dollar bills necessary to purchase food items in this online interactive game.
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The Fight over the Engery Source
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The Beat Goes On (Activity)
In this activity, students learn about their heart rate and different ways it can be measured. Students construct a simple measurement device using clay and a toothpick, and then use this device to measure their heart rate under different circumstances (i.e., sitting, standing and jumping). Students make predictions and record data on a worksheet.
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Discovery Kids - Mundo de Cuentos y FÃ¡bulas (canciÃ³n de Doki)
Aquí tienen una canción de Doki (Discovery Kids) que se llama, "Mundo de Cuentos y Fábulas." Pensé que esta canción estaría bien para aprender después de una unidad de fábulas. (1:01)
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Traviesa por el desierto florido - episodio 1
Después de cuidar su propia plantita en un vaso de yogur, Cleo se traslada hasta un fenómeno impresionante: el Desierto Florece. Allí conoce el mundo subterráneo como una semilla que se vuelve flor y
se comunica con el resto de la naturaleza. (6:56)

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Traviesa por el desierto florido - episodio 2
Después de cuidar su propia plantita en un vaso de yogur, Cleo se
traslada hasta un fenómeno impresionante: el Desierto Florece. Allí conocerá en el mundo subterráneo como una semilla se vuelve flor y
se comunica con el resto de la naturaleza jugando con sus amigos
insectos, flores y picaflores. (5:20)

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Jesse Jackson: Aftermath of King Assassination
In this History Channel video clip, view an interview with Jesse Jackson and listen to see how emotional it still is him, to sit down and talk about Martin Luther King and how he was killed right next to him some years ago. (1:38)
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Ug99 Wheat Rust Threatens World Wheat Crop
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa/stalking-wheat-killer. Wheat rust has infected the wheat crop starting in Uganda and spreading from there. This fungal rust is killing the crop, costing farmers money to supply fungicides in an attempt to save their crop and still turn a profit. The first rust, discovered in 1999, has since spread into the farmlands in Kenya's rift valley all the way to Yemen and Iran. The fear is that under the right climate conditions, stem rust will cont
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"Sarah Cynthia Sylvia Stout Would Not Take the Garbage Out" Poem by Shel Silverstein
Students will enjoy this classic poem by Shel Silverstein. This would be a great resource to help with a creative writing project especially using descriptions. The very end appears to be cute off. (2:50)
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Breakingviews: Libor adds to U.S. bank valuation woes
Antony Currie and Agnes Crane discuss how the interbank lending rate scandal adds more pain for shareholders of BofA, Citi and JPMorgan.
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Science Bulletins: When Young Brains Become Social
A brain imaging study from MIT and Yale researchers reveals the neural regions underlying social cognitionâ€”the ability to recognize other people's thoughts and feelingsâ€”in children aged 6 to 11.
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Science Bulletins: Swine Flu: Seeking Genetic Clues
Scientists are quickly sequencing the genes of the swine flu virus, officially called influenza A H1N1, from thousands of patients around the world. These genomes offer critical insight into the extent of the outbreak and the virus's evolutionary changes to help inform diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
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Dynasties: The Mongol Empire- Part 2/5
Khubilai Khan was a great ruler because  he looked after the destitute and the poor. [10:00] His government even had a postal system.
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Genghis Khan BBC 2/5
A warrior does not win a battle by virtue of his birth but what is in his heart. [10:00]
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Genghis Khan BBC 3/5
A story of the greatest conqueror ever in world history and his Mongol Empire that ruled the world a thousand years ago. The first to command 12 million square miles.[10:01]
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