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I like to use youtube videos as a warm up for class and I've found some real doozies.

Here's one I used before a lesson on scale factor and proportions:

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And this one was for a discussion as rates:

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From a lesson on Fractals. The detail is infinite.

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Here's a connection to technology. We were studying waves and quadratics at the time. This guy controls his computer with his mind.

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This one was just for fun, I was in a good mood.

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We were beginning triple systems of equations in three variables...It was nightmarishly difficult. So I found this to lighten us up first...

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When we heard of the breakthrough with neutrinos and breaking the speed of light at CERN, my students asked me to show them how it works..

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I try to work space into my lessons as much as possible for lots of reasons. Here's the Earth from the ISS in 60 seconds. Watch for the lightning storms!

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A lesson on parabolas and the Earth's magnetic field yielded this:

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We were studying exponential decay and growth, so I thought of radiation and the most radioactive objects such as supernovas...

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Quantum trapping looks remarkably like antigravity, doesn't it?

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Mars rover "Curiousity" weighs over a ton and is the largest x-terra robot ever made... It's on its way to Mars right now.

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A discussion on eleectromagnetism and the formula V=IR ended up with this:

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Great videos, Saint! Thanks for sharing them.
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I think I would have enjoyed being your student.

I might have even learned something.
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