Educational Tech Tips and Tricks

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A display of how not understanding math can cost you MONEY.

This video shows a man on Who Wants to be a Millionaire, losing $15,000 because he didn't under stand the concept of squares.  What is even funnier is the audience gave him the wrong answer as well.Click for Rest of Tech Tip

Child mortality rates 1960-2013

This video discusses how there is a myth that the "undeveloped" countries are
still having huge child mortality rates.  He demonstrates that the world
is getting better and smarter, even in countries like Ethiopia.  This is a very visual presentation.Click for Rest of Tech Tip

Cobra vs Monitor lizard, predator prey

If you are teaching about how predators and prey interact then this video is awesome. It shows a monitor lizard and a cobra fight and defend themselves while trying to eat eggs. Great introductory video.Click for Rest of Tech Tip

Eagle grabbing food out of the water and he swims.

This awesome video demonstrates how an eagle attempts to catch something out of the water and after several attempts he finally lands on top of it and then swims it to shore.  This is one persistent and probably hungry eagle.  Good video to show during a lesson on food webs and food chains.Click for Rest of Tech Tip

How did the US and Canada create the border?

This visually appealing video discusses how the US and Canada agreed upon the
current borders.  In some instances they still don't agree.  If you are
teaching a class a little bit about how the two countries interact this
might be an interesting educational video to show.  The video does an
excellent job discussing the facts using historical maps and pictures.Click for Rest of Tech Tip

How much does Thor's hammer weigh?

This video isn't so much about Thor's hammer as it is about the density
of dying stars.  I am only assuming that Vsauce, the video creator, did
the research, but this video would make a great conversation starter
when talking about density and specifically about the density of
collapsed stars.Click for Rest of Tech Tip

Learn your long division in the style of Gangnam.

Levin Intermediate School in New York had a couple of math classes
create a math video as a parody to the Gangnam Style song.  The topic
was long division.  The toon is pretty catchy.  When a
teachers wants to discuss more on long division and demonstrate the
process differently this video is going to be great.Click for Rest of Tech Tip

NASAs Hundred Years of Climate Change

This is an officially
NASA released video of global temperatures over the last century.  The
temperature differences are huge.Click for Rest of Tech Tip

Who were the Wright Brothers and what was their first glider like?

This NASA video describes how the Wright Brothers used the scientific
inquiry in learning to fly.  It will demonstrate how their first plane
worked.  It discusses pitch, yaw, and roll.Click for Rest of Tech Tip

Who were the Wright Brothers and what was their first glider like?

This NASA video describes how the Wright Brothers used the scientific
inquiry in learning to fly.  It will demonstrate how their first plane
worked.  It discusses pitch, yaw, and roll.Click for Rest of Tech Tip

"Airlift"

This is a quick hook to help introduce airlift to your students when discussing the Berlin Airlift when the Soviet Union and Joseph Stalin ordered the Berlin Blockade at the end of WWII and at the beginning of The Cold War.Click for Rest of Tech Tip

"Ch" and "Sh" Sounds

THis is a great video to help review and practice the sounds of "ch" and "sh".Click for Rest of Tech Tip

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