TUT’s new promotional video titled Analysis is the key to the long run” takes you on a breath-taking visual journey into the world of science, retracing the commercial history of Tampere and reaching for the stars to offer a glimpse into the way forward for scientific exploration. They’ve a ton of resources that support their raps so it isn’t simply displaying them a cool academic music video. I exploit the “lyrics” first to verify the tune helps instruction (or to see if I need to fill in any educational gaps). I then play it for college students using the “fill in the blanks” activity. By doing this primary I do know they’ve at the very least heard the song and have followed along with the lyrics (I print out this exercise so it’s of their science notebook). Then I show the video and do the fast review (and have college students make connections to our learning). Since I do work with 1:1 gadgets I then assign the students the rap and quiz and have them hearken to the music on their own and take the quiz (for a grade!).
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