Lauren Myracle interview with Booklist
Lauren Myracle, the oft-challenged author of such books as ttyl and the new Peace, Love & Baby Ducks, sits down with Booklist to discuss why libraries "rule the world," how she handles angry emails... Lauren Myracle, the oft-challenged author of such books as ttyl and the new Peace, Love & Baby Ducks, sits down with Booklist to discuss why libraries "rule the world," how she handles angry emails from parents, and the Stephen King influences behind last year's Author(s): No creator set

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Sonnet 3: By William Shakespeare
Sonnet no 3: By William Shakespeare Read by: Bertram Selwyn (Bernard Shakespeare) "Look in thy glass, and tell the face thou viewest Now is the time that face should form another; Whose fresh repair if now thou not renewest, Thou dost beguile the world, unbless some mother. For where is she so fair whose unear'd womb Disdains the tillage of thy husbandry? Or who is he so fond will be the tomb Of his self-love, to stop posterity? Thou art thy mother's glass, and she in thee Calls back the lovely
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Understanding Shakespeare's Sonnets
In the year of the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare's sonnets (1609)Professors Stanley Wells, CBE, and Jonathan Bate, CBE, talk to Paul Edmondson about the content of these love sonnets.  (37:58)
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Learn English Through Song - Reported Speech
Learn reported speech from the lyrics of the song Love Potion Number Nine by the Clovers.  Learn English Through Song helps English Second Language (ESL) students study speaking, conversation,
vocabulary, pronunciation, listening and grammar. More songs at www.learn-to-speak-english-esl.com

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What is a Meteor?

Video answers the question: What is a Meteor? A meteorite is a natural object originating in outer space that survives an impact with the Earth's surface. While in space it is called a meteoroid. When it enters the atmosphere, impact pressure causes the body to heat up and emit light, thus forming a fireball, also known as a meteor or shooting star.  Very bright meteorites are called fireballs. On very rare occasions meteorites hit t
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Planet Earth is a Tiny, Tiny Object in Space
Do you know how tiny Earth is compared to other planets and stars?
Earth is compared to Venus, Mars, Mercury and Pluto.
Then to Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus and Neptune,then to the Sun.
Then to Arcturus - the brightest star in the northen hemisphere, and other smaller stars - Pollux and Sirius. There is no narration, just English captions to accompany the images.

Our Sun is a tiny dot in the Milky Way! Earth is even smaller!

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Information About Betelgeuse
There are fascinating images (some are computer-generated) in this video of the red supergiant star Betelgeuse. Features a surface video and a picture of the spectacular supernova explosion. When it explodes, it may become a Pulsar surrounded by a big nebula.
Computer simulations by Bernd Freytag. Suitable for older elementary, middle school, snd high school students.

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It's a pretty ordinary star, but everyone's heard of it! Explains symbols and details of the sun. This video explains the symbol of the sun, which is a circle with a dot in it. It also explains the different masses of star, remember the sun is a star! In this video various scientists discuss the Sun.  Video is of good quality and is appropriate for students in middle school and high school. Run time 05:42
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Love You Forever, picture book by Robert Munsch
In this story, a young woman holds her newborn son and sings to him lovingly, "I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I'm living, my baby you'll be."  The story continues on through the entire life of this family.  This reading of the story is done by Robert Munsch himself, with some guitar picking in the background.  The book illustrations by Sheila McGraw are shown on screen.  (6:44)
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Stress and School Performance
Help your child cope with school-related stress with different strategies including love and affection, schedule at home, exercise and much more.  
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A Bamboo Garden
Almost 30 years ago, Jerry Burton got rid of some mute swans from his pond and in return received a few bamboo plants. It was the start of a lifelong love of bamboo, which is now a full-time business. Run time 05:16. 
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Black History: 1968 Olympics
Nicholas Love discussed the actions of Tommie Smith and John Carlos during the 1968 Olympic Games.  The year of 1968 was a transitional year in the Civil Rights Movement.  Tommie Smith and John Carlos entered the 200 meter final with winning on their mind.  They took the gold and bronze medal in these Olympics, as they were on the podium getting their medals, they held up their fists in the Black Power Salute.  For doing this they were suspend
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Narrator is Howard Goodall.  Melody is music’s most powerful tool when it comes to touching our emotions.  Tunes touch our deepest emotions, and are capable of inspiring love, sorrow, faith, and hope.  Video discusses vocabulary associated with melody, pentatonic which is the five black keys on the piano.  There are three main elements to melody:  notes you choose, how high or low the notes are, and the pattern they make one after the other
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How to Make a Paper Shuriken
An art teachers explains how to make a paper shuriken, or a paper ninja star.  This requires using two pieces of paper of differing colors, and each piece is folded identically before linking them together.

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How to Make an Aquarium Out of a Plastic Bottle
A craftsmans explains how to make a small aquarium out of a plastic bottle.  He give instructions to simply peel off the bottle label, cut off the top of the bottle, fill it with rocks and vegetation, and pour water over its contents. This recycled aquarium that can become the home of a small goldfish.

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Love You Forever- In ASL
Student-Created Video-The popular children's story, Love You Forever, by Robert Munsch in American Sign Language. The story is voiced while being signed but no text or illustrations are used.
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Baroque music is characterized by its non-stop pace. Seventeenth-century composer Arcangelo Corelli, who achieved the type of status a rock-star has today, wrote a much-loved example. It is called Concerti Grossi, Opus 6, No. 9.
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Using Alphabet Sound Charts
In this video you will learn how to use alphabet sound charts to teach kids to read through homeschooling or tutoring.  Expert, Matt Nisjak, shows how to use these alphabet sound charts for doing some alphabet chants that kids love to use to learn the sounds.
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Every Rock Tells a Story
How can we use rocks to understand events in the Earth’s past? In this session, participants explore the processes that form sedimentary rocks, learn how fossils are preserved, and are introduced to the theory of plate tectonics.
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