Fractions, Percents, and Ratios
Continue exploring rational numbers, working with an area model for
multiplication and division with fractions, and examining operations
with decimals. Explore percents and the relationships among
representations using fractions, decimals, and percents. Examine
benchmarks for understanding percents, especially percents less than 10
and greater than 100. Consider ways to use an elastic model, an area
model, and other models to discuss percents. Explore some rat

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Global and Analytic Learners
Discover if your child is a global or analytic learner and why it's important to know.
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Animated Battle of the Bulge Depiction
This animated video depicts the Battle of the Bulge during World War II. The video includes maps of the war fronts to enhance understanding of the battle. (Amateur video)

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How it feels to have a stroke
Neuroanatomist Jill Bolte Taylor had an opportunity few brain scientists would wish for: one morning, she realized she was having a massive stroke. As it happened, as she felt her brain functions slip away one by one, speech, movement, understanding -- she studied and remembered every moment. This is a powerful story about how our brains define us and connect us to the world and to one another. From http://www.ted.com. (20:11) {MSHS 2}
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Here are four subjects that will help someone today to gain a basic understanding of the Mormon Church. Under each of the four headings, there are some simple statements I have found helpful. The four main subjects deal with facts, faith, families, and fruits of the restored gospel.
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Impact of the Air Pollution
This item presents information about global warming, ozone depletion, and acid rain. Includes great graphics.
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Junior Solar Sprint and Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Competitions
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory hosts the U.S. Department of Energy's Junior Solar Sprint/Hydrogen Fuel Cell (JSS/HFC) Car Competitions. Middle School teams from all over the Colorado Region participate in this fun, educational and exciting event. Teams work together building solar and/or hydrogen fuel cell cars with guidance from a parent or teacher coach to compete in race and design categories. A "Spirit Award" is also presented to the team recognized for good sportsmanship. Building
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Art Elements-Space
This video, done by a high school student in Santa Clara, California, looks at one of the elements of art - space. It shows how to display depth and space. A discussion and examples of the different types of space helps you hve a good understanding of perspective. This video is part of the video collection at NextVista.org (http://nextvista.org), a proud partner of Curriki. (4:13)
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Penguins Beating the Heat?
July 26, 2007â€”For Antarctica's penguins, the global-warming plot thickens: Some species seem to be adapting to the heat, while others are experiencing a foreboding population decline.
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Derivative: Definition and Calculation
Derivatives part 1. Definition of the derivative and developing equation and calculating. The video uses animated graphics on a white board. The explanation is clear. An understanding of limits would help. Provided by http://www.free-academy.com.
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History of Astrology
Most are familiar with Astrology in horoscopes found in newspapers and magazines. Basing their destiny on a particular month a person is born in. Following within one of the 12 zodiacal signs : Aries, Taurus, Gemini, Cancer, Leo, Virgo, Libra, Scorpio, Sagitarrius, Capricorn, Aquarius, Pisces. But unknown to most, Astrology is a complex art that develops an INDIVIDUAL horoscope based on the persons time of birth, city of birth and year of birth. Astrology Today tracks the various changes and evo
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All About Astrology : Understanding the History of Astrology
Understanding the history of astrology is as important as understanding your actual sign, get astrological compatibility advice and information on signs and the zodiac in this video.
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Natural Inquirer Journals: Facts to the Future
The articles in this Natural Inquirer include just a few of the renewable natural resources studied by USDA Forest Service scientists. By reading these articles, you will learn about the condition of the resources in the year 2000, and you will learn what might happen to them by the year 2040. In the year 2040, how old will you be? Do you think that the condition of the Nation's renewable natural resources will be important to our society in 2040? Why or why not? The articles in this journal wil
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Lunch with a Laureate: Eric Chivian
In 1978, in his last years of residency in psychiatry at Mass General Hospital, Eric Chivian decided to do something bold. Encouraged by Australian physician, Helen Caldicott, who spoke of the medical dangers of the nuclear fuel cycle and of nuclear power, in particular, he decided to restart an old medical organizationâ€”Physi
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Implementing Mobile and e-learning in Health and Social Care
As part of a submission for the IMS Global Award, this film discusses the outputs of the ALPS CETL and demonstrates the impact that they have had on learning and assessment in practice settings, particularly focussing on the development of competency maps, 360degree multiprofessional asessment tools and the use of mobile technology to deliver these innovative assessment processes to the Health and Social Care students on placement.
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KS2 Science - Forces: Lesson Review
This Teachers TV programme provides opportunities for trainees, primary science tutors, school-based mentors, schoolsâ€™ tutors, teaching assistants, school governors and parents to reflect on and develop their understanding of science teaching at Key Stage 2.
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Modern languages Transition
Modern languages Transition I am looking for research into transition for modern foreign languages from KS2 to KS3. Research on how other countries manage this issue would also be helpful. What have you find useful in your searching so far? I have looked at DfES reports. Have you found anything relevant in the TTRB? Connecting Key Stage 2 and Key 3 Foreign Language Provision: Developing Understanding for Initial Teacher Education â€“ Case Studies of Current Practice.
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Art and Design Primary
Art and Design Primary I am currently researching how knowledge, skills and understanding in Art and Design can be developed through progression. I would be greatful if you could help me. The year group is Year 3.
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Information technology education
Information technology education I am looking for research articles to help answer this question. 'ICT capability is best developed through structured activities which explicitly and progressively develop ICT skills, knowledge and understanding in the context of meaningful related contexts.' Please can you help?
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The UK ITE Network on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship
The UK ITE Network on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship was established in July 2007 with funding from ESCalate, WWF-UK and the TDA. The network represents almost all ITE providers in England and has growing representation in N Ireland, Scotland and Wales. An active UK steering group comprises of representatives from ITE providers, NGOs, TDA, UCET and ESCalate.
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