Teacher resources and professional development across the curriculum

Teacher professional development and classroom resources across the curriculum

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#### Results: 86 Videos

##### A Student Tries to Explain Why There Are Seashells on...

A student's reasonable misconception is compared to the current scientific consensus in interpreting the evidence for the formation of the Himalayas. View Video

##### A Volcanologist Dances on Lava

On the Big Island of Hawaii, Volcanologist Dave Sherrod treads on the newest rock on the planet to show how quickly lava hardens when it emerges at the surface. View Video

##### An Analogy for the Effects of Temperature and Pressure...

Students in a playground act out an analogy for how temperature and pressure control the behavior of rocks in the Earth. View Video

##### Attend to Precision: Circumference and...

Students select objects in the classroom and measure their circumference and diameter. View Video

##### Attend to Precision: Fraction Strips

Students explore fractions through a story, "fraction strips", and a game with a number cube. View Video

##### Attend to Precision: Fractions and Geoboards

Working with geoboards helps students reach a better mathematical understanding of the concept of "half." View Video

##### Joseph Bruchac

Joseph Bruchac describes how his cultural heritage inspires and shapes his writing and storytelling. View Video

##### Octavia E. Butler

Octavia E. Butler describes how social, cultural, and political issues inspired her novel, Parable of the Sower. View Video

##### Cape Cod's Aquifers

Students in Mashpee, Massachusetts create a model of the ground water systems in Cape Cod. View Video

##### Classroom Exploration of Flowing Solids

Using hybrid fluid solid-liquid materials (such as Silly Putty®) in the classroom, students explore the concept of a flowing solid. View Video

##### Climate and Rate of Soil Formation

Two soil profiles in Hawaii demonstrate how warmer temperatures and increased rainfall can contribute to rapid rates of soil formation. View Video

##### Construct Arguments: Fractions and Geoboards

Geoboards help students move from imprecise understandings of "half" to more precise mathematical thinking about the concept. View Video