1942 Battle of Midway (Part 2/6)
The Battle of Midway was a major naval battle widely regarded as the most important of the Pacific Campaign of World War II. It took place between 4 and 7 June 1942, approximately one month after the Battle of the Coral Sea and six months after Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor. The United States Navy decisively defeated an Imperial Japanese Navy (IJN) attack against Midway Atoll, inflicting irreparable damage on the Japanese navy and seizing the strategic initiative. The Japanese opera
VeggieTales-God Wants Me to Forgive Them!! Part 1
This video is a lesson on forgiveness. In the first episode, Jr. Asparagus has trouble understanding why he must forgive an irritating grape tourist family (who call themselves "the grapes of wrath") after they insult him. The second episode, a parody of Gilligan's Island, deals with the bumbling Larry the Cucumber when he gets a tourist boat lost on a deserted island. It moves a little faster than the first episode, and Larry's antics--always a highlight--are in top form. Along with the bounc
At every turn, women of the 1950s were encouraged to accept their role as the domestic servant. The media supported this image indiscriminately. Life Magazine, one of the most popular publications of the era, did a famous spread on the "ideal woman," indicating that her life should be kept busy with social, charitable, and religious functions, and taking care of her husband and children. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
Women in Politics
A three minute video highlighting some of the most important women in American politics. Needs more background to be of more value. Just a selection of sound bites, but good insights.
SAT Essay Writing Part 2
Visit free SAT help at http://bulleter.com/w/essay. This part of the clip covers writing the body, paragraph transition, conclusion, vocabulary, and adding length.
German Christmas Traditions
This video highlights some German Christmas traditions. Some of these include having multiple Christmas trees in the home, baking specific kinds of sweets, and using Advent calendars.
The Small One part 1
A young boy must part with his beloved donkey, named "Small One". When he takes him into town to sell him, the only people who want to buy him are cruel. When all hope seems lost and small one leads his master back to the tanners shop where he is willing to sacrifice his life. A miracle happens, and he is bought by Joseph to carry Mary to Bethlehem.
The Small One part 2
A young boy must part with his beloved donkey, named "small one". When he takes him into town to sell him, the only people who want to buy him are cruel. When all hope seems lost and small one leads his master back to the tanners shop where he is willing to sacrifice his life. A miracle happens, and he is bought by Joseph to carry Mary to Bethlehem.
The Linguistic Genius of Babies
At TEDxRainier, Patricia Kuhl shares astonishing findings about how babies learn one language over another -- by listening to the humans around them and "taking statistics" on the sounds they need to know. Clever lab experiments (and brain scans) show how 6-month-old babies use sophisticated reasoning to understand their world. (10:18)
Converting Between Decimals and Percents
Instructor uses a white board to demonstrate how to convert between decimals and percents. The method used is moving the decimal point two spaces to the right to convert a decimal to a percent and moving the decimal point two spaces to the left to convert a percent to a decimal.
Converting between Fractions, Decimals and Percents
The instructor uses PowerPoint to explain how to convert between fractions, decimals and percents. Definitions are given and examples model converting between the FDP as well as finding a fractional part of a whole. A calculator is used for computation.(09:39)
In the Land of Jim Crow: Growing Up Segregated
The experiences of living with de jure segregation in the South and de facto segregation in the North are recalled in vivid, first-hand accounts. Historical commentaries are interspersed with remembrances that are sure to stimulate discussions about racial segregation, its impact on society in general, and its influence on African American culture both in years past and today. A Kinocraft production and winner of several film-festival awards.
Jim Crow: Vietnam-Dream Shot Down
Though courageous in battle from the Revolutionary War on, African-American soldiers have seldom received recognition for their patriotism. In personal testimony, interwoven with compelling images, African-American soldiers speak out about their profound disillusionment, compounded by the neglect and derision many Americans offered them at the close of the Vietnam War.
In the Land of Jim Crow: Using the Vote-Sharing Power
African American civil rights workers and elected officials recall the indignities and brutality of racial discrimination and their personal experiences in winning the right to share political power. Interwoven are images that enhance the drama of these heartbreaking and courageous narratives.
The Spanish Alphabet Song
This upbeat music video sing about the Spanish alphabet and pronunciations for young children. Only one image of the full alphabet is shown on the screen for the entire song. Lyrics are not included. Run time 03:41.
¿Cómo es tu familia? (What is your family like?)- Song
This video is an animated Spanish rap song with captions that make learning vocabulary fun and easy. This song is about the family and it repeats the question "Como es tu familia?" and then gives answers naming family members in Spanish. No English translation included.
Different Kinds of Essays
Different Kinds of Essays. Part of the series: How to Write an Essay. Learn about the different kinds of essays in this free video on writing essays.
The Franciscan Spirit of St. Francis of Assisi: song with photos and pictures
We know that St. Francis desired and believed his life to be an imitation of Jesus. His conviction that he was but an imitator preserved him from all temptation to pride, and enabled him to proclaim his views with incomparable vigor, without seeming in the least to be preaching himself. This is naturally explained by the fact that St. Francis never consented to occupy himself with questions of doctrine. For him faith was not of the intellectual but the moral domain; it is the consecration of t
This video shows footage of WWII and it is accompanied by music. It shows effects of the Atomic Bombs and you can also hear some of the politicians of the time giving part of their speeches.
Sociology - What is Socialization?
Learn about socialization and some of the aspect and concepts of socialization in this short video. English subtitles on the left side help to underscore points. (01:24)