Place Value, Part 3 of 3
Mr. Khan uses place value to show how to write 14,987 in expanded form. Mr. Khan uses the Paint Program (with different colors)Â to illustrate his points.Â  Sal Khan was the recipient of the 2009Â Microsoft Tech Award in Education. (05:19)
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ThinkBlocks Tutorial: Metaphors and Similes
'Analogies are more than just things we might find on an SAT or college entrance exam. Analogies are foundational to our thinking. Using ThinkBlocks to reveal the structure and relationships of analogies, similes and metaphors will develop advanced thinking skills in children and adults.'
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Help Save the Rainforest
In this presentation, a person reads a short article about saving the rainforest, then presents a few questions that can be asked about what was read.Â  The words in the article do not appear on the screen, so this lesson would be more useful for listening comprehension than any other skills.Â  It does present some interesting facts about saving the rainforest.
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How to Play the Arithmetic Game
Learn how to play and teach this great game for practicing arithmetic with an expert teaching tips in this kids math games video clip. Â This game can be played for practicing addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division skills. Â A fun game that is easily learned and played.
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Serving Size Activity
Video involves students in an activity that applies estimation and measurement skills. The video explores estimations of serving sizes for different foods.Â  2:38 min.
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Oil Exploration and Production
This is a segment of the Ocean Odyssey series thatÂ describes how drilling companies produce and look for oil. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.Â
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to motivate studen

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How Oil Was Formed Millions of Years Ago
This is a segmentÂ from the Ocean Odyssey series describing how oil is formed in the Earth. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.Â
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to motivate students to become critic

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Tides and Waves
This is a segment of the Ocean Odyssey series thatÂ describes tides and waves and how they are created by the gravitational forces of the sun and moon.Â  Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.Â
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific

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Light Photons, Rays, and Waves
This is a segment describing the properties of light. This is a segment tracing the history of human flight. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.Â
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to motivate students

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Mega Tsunami Documentary, Part 1
Can this happen?! This is the award-winning documentary on Mega Tsunami, giant waves that could destroy the East Coast of the United States of America. Written, produced and directed by Thom Goddard.
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Mega Tsunami Documentary, Part 2
Is this science-fiction or a possible futureÂ reality?Â This is the award-winning documentary on Mega Tsunami, giant waves that could destroy the East Coast of the United States of America. Written, produced and directed by Thom Goddard.
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What are Meteors, Meteoroids, and Meteorites?
This is a segment explaining what meteors, meteoroids, and meteorites are and the differences in these.Â  Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.Â
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to motivate students to

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The Sun
ThisÂ segment of NASA Sci Files explains the different layers of the sun and the sun's properties. Produced specifically for students and is suitable for elementary and older students.Â
(This is an Emmy award-winning series of instructional programs that introduces students in grades 3-5 to NASA and integrates mathematics, science, and technology through the use of Problem-Based Learning (PBL), scientific inquiry, and the scientific method. The series seeks to motivate students to become

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This is a video clip from "Adaptations", a 14-minute award-winning elementary life science video produced by the Visual Learning Company. Â This brief clip gives an overall view of what animal adaptations are, and how they are different for different species of animals. Examples include herbivores with flat teeth, carnivores with sharp teeth and claws, and plants with broad leaves to capture sunlight. Run time 01:43.
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Beethoven-Child Composer
After Beethoven's father started drinking, the income his young son generated was the family's main source of support.Â  The days were dark, and dreadful, for the young musician.

"You have nothing more to teach me," an exasperated, impertinent Beethoven once told his father.Â

Escaping the turmoil in his own house, Beethoven found peace at the home of friends - Eleonore and Stephan von Breuning - whose mother (Helene) understood the growing child was fragile, ne

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Autism Symptoms & Treatments : How Is Autism Treated?
Video is presented by Dr. David Hill. The treatment options for autism are limited, but one of the most common methods is applied behavioral analysis. In applied behavior analysis a behaviorist studies the child and sees what parts of the environment work and what doesnâ€™t and then restructures the environment.Â  The teach method is another method, which is a structured teaching approach involves a high degree of structure to teach and learn new
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The Graveyard Book Trailer Narrated by Neil Gaiman
Nobody Owens is an unusual boy. He was raised in a graveyard by
ghosts and has learned the secrets they keep, like the ability to fade
and dream walk. And he'll need all of those skills to face what is
waiting for him on the outside. This book trailer, narrated by Neil
Gaiman with illustrations from the book by Dave McKean, will give you a taste of Gaiman's novel, The Graveyard Book.

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Elise Howard reads Neil Gaiman's Speech for The Graveyard Book
Jonathan Hunt, a librarian for the Modesto City Schools district
in California, presents the 2009 Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor Award for Fiction to The Graveyard Book by Neil Gaiman. Elise Howard, vice
president and associate publisher at HarperCollins Childrens Books,
reads Gaiman's remarks (which begin with audio of his acceptance) at
the ceremony on October 2 at the Boston Athenaeum in Boston,
Massachusetts.

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Kathi Appelt Reading at the 2008 National Book Award
Kathi Appelt reads an excerpt from her 2008 National Book Award Young People's Literature Finalist book, The Underneath.   Kathi Appelt sings a blues song from a chapter in the book.

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Rosa Parks: Taking a Stand
This video is an award winning documentary about Rosa Parks. Â It contains interviews and information about Rosa Parks taking a stand for her civil rights, and the rights of others.
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