Changing Student Lives Through Advanced Technological Education
Self-Paced Lesson
Grades 13+
Provided by:
WGBH
Choosing Texts
Video 00:01:54

Choosing Texts

Adult education instructor Kay Combs talks about why she chose to use a children’s book for a reading comprehension lesson. These resources are part ...
Grades 9-13+
Provided by:
KET
Inquiry-Based: Formula Connection
Video 00:04:55

Inquiry-Based: Formula Connection

The geometric formula for the area of a rectangle is formally introduced subsequently to the learners' developing it through discovery ...
Grades 9-13+
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KET
Girls Explore IT Careers
Video 00:06:53

Girls Explore IT Careers

BuildIT capitalizes on girls’ inherent interest in design and communication technologies, engaging girls in hands-on, collaborative, real-world experiences as they progress through 3 stages – Apprentice ...
Grades 7-13+
Provided by:
WGBH
Mars Rover
Video 00:00:23

Mars Rover

This Building Block video features a 2004 animation of the Mars rover "Opportunity" approaching the rim of Endurance Crater.
Grades All
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Building Big
Post-Assessment
Interactive

Post-Assessment

The post-assessment for the GED® Geometry Professional Development Online Course measures your geometry proficiency after completion of the 24 lessons in the course. Once you ...
Grades 9-13+
Provided by:
KET
Haiti: The Aid Dilemma
Video 00:14:49

Haiti: The Aid Dilemma

In the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in Haiti, post-disaster relief is creating a new kind of problem for businesses there. The massive influx of ...
Grades 10-13+
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FRONTLINE
Solving for X and Y
Video 00:01:04

Solving for X and Y

Because there is a relationship between the variables x and y, you can use their coordinates to solve equations with two variables. These resources are ...
Grades 9-13+
Provided by:
KET
Near Acuity and Binocularity Screenings
Video 00:05:07

Near Acuity and Binocularity Screenings

This video shows Mike, a PowerPath-certified adult education instructor, using the Near Acuity and Binocularity Screenings with Hunter, an adult ...
Grades All
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KET
Insect DNA Lab
Video 00:00:07

Insect DNA Lab

This Building Block video shows an insect DNA test transparency. The camera zooms in to a hand moving a pen over the DNA sequences.
Grades All
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Building Big
Common Core in ELA/ Literacy: Shift 3 – Staircase of Complexity
Video 00:15:19
Grades 13+
Airborne Wind Energy
Video 00:10:39

Airborne Wind Energy

In this video from QUEST produced by KQED, learn about the similarities and differences between conventional and airborne wind turbines. Also explore the benefits and ...
Grades 5-13+
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QUEST
PBCL in the Field: Instructor Insights
Video 00:01:38

PBCL in the Field: Instructor Insights

This video from Making Learning Real features instructors from two community colleges discussing Problem-Based Case Learning (PBCL). Teachers describe how ...
Grades 11-13+
Provided by:
WGBH
Seeing the Way: A Brief History of Cataract Surgery
Lesson Plan

Seeing the Way: A Brief History of Cataract Surgery

In this lesson, based on the documentary Through My Eyes: The Charlie Kelman Story, students learn about the history and ...
Grades 9-13+
Provided by:
WNET
Switching Genes On and Off
Video 00:04:54

Switching Genes On and Off

In this video segment adapted from NOVA, evolutionary scientist Sean Carroll investigates why one species of fruit fly has wing spots while another genetically similar ...
Grades 8-13+
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NOVA
Reims Cathedral
Video 00:00:14

Reims Cathedral

This Building Block video from Building Big: "Skyscrapers" shows how the Reims, France skyline gives way to a behemoth cathedral, soaring above the low-lying buildings ...
Grades All
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Building Big
Angles - Complementary and Supplementary
Video 00:01:16

Angles - Complementary and Supplementary

If the measure of two angles added together equals 90o, the angles are complementary. A supplementary angle is formed when ...
Grades 9-13+
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KET
Biotechnology: Upstream Processing Associate
Video 00:02:31

Biotechnology: Upstream Processing Associate

In this video excerpted from Pathways to Technology, you’ll learn about the role biotechnology plays in the fight against ...
Grades 9-13+
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Pathways to Technology
Model Lesson: Using Music to Make a Connection
Video 00:04:12

Model Lesson: Using Music to Make a Connection

Adult education instructor Duane Lambert uses a song to demonstrate techniques of persuasion. Learners work in groups to discuss persuasive ...
Grades 13+
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KET
GED Formulas: Isolating the Variable
Video 00:00:51

GED Formulas: Isolating the Variable

Sometimes problems will ask you to solve for a “missing” dimension. In that case, you will need to use an ...
Grades 9-13+
Provided by:
KET
PBCL in an Architecture Design Class
Video 00:00:55

PBCL in an Architecture Design Class

In this video from Making Learning Real, an architectural design class uses the Problem-Based Case Learning (PBCL) approach. Students have ...
Grades 11-13+
Provided by:
WGBH