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This is a really good video about plate tectonics.  It discusses all of the forces involved.  Convergent, Divergent, plates are discussed as well as rates of movement.  

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During a leap year, this video would be great to show your students when the question arises, "Why do we have a leap year?"  This video discusses the calendar that was developed by the Romans and the Egyptians.  Lunar and Solar calendars are discussed.

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This is a great site for information about the Civil War. It provides examples, videos, maps, and extra information on people, battles, events, and even everyday life.

Civil War A-Z
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This is a great video that shows a general simulation of how the launch, orbiting, and re-entry worked for John Glenn as he beacme the first American to orbit the Earth during the Space Race of the Cold War.

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This is a good video that shows a few of the steps of preparation and recovery for the launching of Alan Shepard as the first American in Space during the Space Race of the Cold War.

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This is a great video that shows Apollo 11, orbiting the Moon, and the Lunar Module descending and landing on the Moon, and Neil Armstrong taking the first step on Moon, and saying, "One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind!" These events were part of the Space Race during the Cold War.

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This is a good video, yet kind of sad, about the use of Laika the dog as the first living organism to enter space during the Space Race of the Cold War.

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This is a great video that details the Cold War events of the Space Race when Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space.

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In this lab students will create a digital table and a graph based on information about the interactions of wolves and deer living on an island. This is a lab that was adapted from the Biology Corner website.  I changed to so that I could incorporate the use of technology specifically aimed at spreadsheets via Google Docs.  Hopefully when students are done they will be able to realize and visually see how populations of animal communities fluctuate.

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This animation demonstrates how P-waves, S-waves, and Surface waves, caused by earthquakes move through different types of rock.  The animation discusses what type of damage can occur, it shows seismographs for each rock type and discusses liquefaction.

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