Vocabulary Builders In Sign Language: Science

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An introduction to sign vocabulary that is specific to science. Many interpreters, teachers, and students are unfamiliar with specialized sign vocabulary because the concepts occur infrequently in daily communication. In this video a Deaf professional signs vocabulary related to his field of expertise. The signs being demonstrated are commonly accepted by the Deaf community, but may not be the only sign for a specific word. Signs often vary across the country, so viewers are encouraged to confirm that signs used in this video are those used in their area/region of the country. Where appropriate, more than one sign or combinations of signs are demonstrated in this video for the same English word.

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    KIMBERLY B. (North Charleston, SC)
    January 5th, 2015 at 08:39 AM

    As a sign language interpreter, this provided me with some helpful signs for typical science vocabulary. Thank you.

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    March 28th, 2013 at 04:36 PM

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    AMY D. (Van Etten, NY)
    March 28th, 2013 at 11:17 AM

    Tried to see it. Could not view. Contacted tech staff about it. Can't comment on something I did not see. Sorry