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The ABC's of Gas: Avogadro, Boyle, Charles
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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.

Subject:
Science
Chemistry
Material Type:
Lecture
Lesson
Presentation
Provider:
TED
Author:
Brian Bennett
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Activation Energy: Kickstarting Chemical Reactions
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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.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TED
Date Added:
06/06/2018
The Amazing Ways Plants Defend Themselves
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This brief video lesson discusses internal and external plant defenses. Discussion/assessment questions and suggested supplemental resources are also included.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TED
Date Added:
06/07/2018
The Art of the Metaphor
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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TED
Author:
Jane Hirshfield
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Battle of the Greek Tragedies
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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TED
Author:
Melanie Sirof
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Become a Slam Poet in Five Steps
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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TED
Author:
Gayle Danley
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Beware of Nominalizations (AKA zombie nouns)
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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!

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TED
Author:
Helen Sword
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Biofuels and Bioprospecting for Beginners
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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.

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Health Science Education
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
TED
Author:
Craig A. Kohn, Hache Rodriguez, Ivan Espinell
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Brilliance of Bioluminescence
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This brief video lesson discusses bioluminescence as an adaptation for survival, hunting, and mating. Discussion/assessment questions and suggested supplemental resources are also included.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TED
Date Added:
06/06/2018
Can Plants Talk to Each Other?
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This brief video lesson discusses how plants communicate through air-borne chemical cues. Discussion/assessment questions and suggested supplemental resources are also included.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TED
Date Added:
06/07/2018
Can Wildlife Adapt to Climate Change?
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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.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TED
Date Added:
06/07/2018
The Case Against Good and Bad
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A 4 minute video on removing vague, ambigous words like 'good' and 'bad' from student writing.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TED
Author:
Brian Young and Marlee Neel
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Cell vs. Virus: A Battle for Health
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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.

Subject:
Agricultural Education
Health Science Education
Biology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TED
Author:
Shannon Stiles, Stephanie Warren, Igor Coric
Date Added:
02/26/2019
The Coelacanth: A Living Fossil of a Fish
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This brief video lesson discusses the surprising “back from the dead” discovery of the coelacanth and explains how this fish’s fins shed light on the evolutionary movement of vertebrates from water to land. Discussion/assessment questions and suggested supplemental resources are also included.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
TED
Date Added:
06/07/2018
Comma Story
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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.

Subject:
English Language Arts
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TED
Author:
Terisa Folaron
Date Added:
02/26/2019
Could We Actually Live on Mars?
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This video details the features on Mars that are similar to Earth and those that can only be found on the red planet.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
TED
Author:
Mari Foroutan
Date Added:
02/26/2019