This brief video describes the laws that govern gas properties (Boyle's Law, Charles' Law, and Avogadro's Law). Assessments for the student to complete after viewing the video and suggested supplemental resources are also included.
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This brief video lesson discusses chemical reactions in the body and how enzymes assist in the process. Discussion/assessment questions and suggested supplemental resources are also included.
In this lesson, students analyze the arguments used by Alexander Hamilton and Thomas Jefferson regarding the role of the government in managing the economy.
How do metaphors help us better understand the world? And, what makes a good metaphor? Explore these questions with writers like Langston Hughes and Carl Sandburg who have mastered the art of bringing a scene or emotion to life in this 5 minute lesson.
The world of modern theater owes its roots to the tragedians of Ancient Greece. As far back as the 5th Century BCE, actors and playwrights were entertaining the masses with intriguing stories. This five-minute video unveils the ancient theatrical innovations that made the way for Broadway.
With enough passion and practice, becoming a slam poet is within your reach. Explore a distant memory on paper, then read it out loud. Edit. Try reading it out loud again, and add your finishing touches. This three-minute video offers five steps to being a slam poet -- while being downright poetic in the process.
Few mistakes sour good writing like nominalizations, or, as Helen Sword likes to call them, zombie nouns. Zombie nouns transform simple and straightforward prose into verbose and often confusing writing. Keep your nouns away from elongating nominalizations!
This short video lesson demonstrates how cellulose, the naturally abundant tough walls of plant cells, might be the solution to scientists' search for a plentiful source of environmentally friendly fuels. Assessment and discussion questions, as well as links to additional resources, are included.
This brief video lesson discusses bioluminescence as an adaptation for survival, hunting, and mating. Discussion/assessment questions and suggested supplemental resources are also included.
This TED video uses one word sentences to teach students how some lexical ambiguities can turn ordinary words and sentences into mazes that mess with our minds.
This brief video lesson discusses how animals are adapting to climate change through evolutionary selection. Discussion/assessment questions and suggested supplemental resources are also included.
This short video lesson examines the parts of a cell and how they work together to defend against invaders such as the cold virus. Assessment and discussion questions, as well as links to additional resources, are included.
This brief video lesson discusses the surprising â€œback from the deadâ€ discovery of the coelacanth and explains how this fishâ€™s fins shed light on the evolutionary movement of vertebrates from water to land. Discussion/assessment questions and suggested supplemental resources are also included.
This TED Ed video gives explanation and rationale for the use of commas. Specifically, the video goes into ways commas are used with conjunctions and subordinate clauses. There are a few questions attached to the lesson/video for discussion with students about the use of punctuation in communication.