Yellow Footed Wallabies
Yellow-footed rock wallabies live in the harsh Australian outback, where getting a drink of water can be an adventure. In just a few minutes, the mother will drink a tenth of her weight and hurry back to her baby joey. The thirsty joey will then drink straight from her mouth. This movie shows them climbing and hopping on steep cliffs and sheltering in caves. Run time 01:56
Chema y Emma juegan al escondite The lovable brother-and-sister duo are back. This time they’re playing hide-and-seek in the park. This BEGINNER-level story focuses on Spanish cardinal and ordinal numbers. If you don’t know what those are, get the Spanish transcript,…
The lovable brother-and-sister duo are back. This time they’re playing hide-and-seek in the park. This BEGINNER-level story focuses on Spanish cardinal and ordinal numbers. If you don’t know what those are, get the Spanish transcript,…
Lesson 36 – Coffee Break Spanish
After a few weeks of server problems, we’re back with another episode of Coffee Break Spanish recorded in Santiago de la Ribera in eastern Spain. This week Mark and Kara go shopping for postcards and shoes. Members’ Materials | Purchase Season Pass | iTunes | RSS
Set amidst towering walls of rose-colored stone, the lost city of Petra certainly deserves its title as one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Petra represents thousands of years of history, dating all the way back to the Neolithic era. The name of the city means 'cleft in the rock' in both Greek and Arabic; the intricate buildings are literally carved into the steep cliffs that line the Arabah, a valley that runs from
Discovering the Internet: Search Engines
Video: Discovering the Internet: Search Engines Episode 6 (of a 11-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the use of search engines when navigating the Internet. Web directories organize sites into different catagories/sub catagories. All sites in the directory are approved by humans. Search engines give back broader hits. Google uses spiders to crawl from website to website to search for criteria.
This is a three-minute clip from the 'Clash of the Continents: End of Eden.' "When a volcanic rift occurs, the Earth comes back to life with a vengeance! Intense lava flow can mean intense natural growth." This video uses computer animation and recorded live images for demonstration. (03:07)
The Invention of the Telephone
The idea of the telephone may have began back in 1627. But many scientific breakthroughs eventually led to the invention of the telephone. Although Alexander Graham Bell is given credit, there will always be a debate over who invented the first real telephone. In this video, you will tak a look at the many contributors and inventors of the invention of the telephone. Run time 02:43.
High Tech Inventions of the 90's
From DVDs to TIVO to GPS and the WWW, this video shows you how these gadgets got started. It will take you way back to the end of the 20th century and the beginning of today's trendy technologies. Run time is 44:00 minutes
Go deep into Columbia's Zipaquira Mountain to find a Catholic cathedral carved out of salt deposits of an abandoned mine. The cathedral helped to draw tourism back to an area that saw a huge decline after the war.
How To Do Upright Rows With a Barbell
Video shows proper technique for performing the exercise to develop a broad back and improve your posture. Narrator explains step-by-step procedure with tips to help you get the most from the exercise. 1:40 min.
Florence Nightingale Biography, Part I
This is an animated biography from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Florence Nightingale was a "pioneering English nurse, writer and noted statistician. Florence Nightingale's most famous contribution came during the Crimean War, which became her central focus when reports began to filter back to Britain about the horrific conditions for the wounded"(Wikipedia, 2009).
A young hippo fights a older male. The older male does not fight back - and the younger male takes the dominant role. Video by National Geographic. Scene may be disturbing for younger children. Run time 02:19.
The Day of the Dead (El DÌa de los Muertos)
The Day of the Dead (El DÌa de los Muertos in Spanish) is a holiday celebrated mainly in Mexico and by people of Mexican heritage (and others) living in the United States and Canada. The celebration occurs on the 1st and 2nd of November, in connection with the Catholic holy days of All Saints' Day and All Souls' Day which take place on those days. Traditions include building private altars honoring the deceased, and using sugar skulls, marigolds, and the favorite foods and beverages of the depa
Days of the Week - Clap Clap!) Song Fashion Drawing Step by Step World War I: Germans Attack U.S. Navy Boats The Greenest Farmers Wildlife: State of the Earth What Is Baroque?
Practice the days of the week while singing to the tune of The Adams Family theme song. Brightly colored slides show the song lyrics. (:30)
Days of the week... (CLAP CLAP!)
Days of the week...Days of the Week...
Days of the week... (CLAP CLAP!)
and there's Monday
and there's Wednesday
Demonstration video on how to draw the fashion figure. It gives detailed information about the difference between the proportions of a regular human figure and the fashion figure. It demonstrates how to set up the page, how to draw front, side and back views of the croque. (4:09)
In this History Rewind video clip, take a step back in time to the beginning of World War 1. The repeated sinking of American ships caused President Wilson to declare war. Watch the historic black and white footage of some of the attacks, but there is no sound so it lacks depth.
To some it’s a fad, to others it’s a color, but, to farmers, being green takes commitment. We take a look back at some farmers who demonstrate their commitment to the environment in creative and unusual ways.
Vibrant wildlife keeps key Earth systems healthy. But, poachers, deforestation, and overfishing is devastating animals on the land and in the sea. This movie discusses the problems and how some nations are striking back. Run time 09:02.
Understand the style of baroque art with information from an
art historian, critic and curator in this video clip. Baroque art took place after the Renaissance through the 17th and 18th century as a Catholic counter-reformation to draw people back into the church. (3:30)
Fashion Drawing Step by Step
World War I: Germans Attack U.S. Navy Boats
The Greenest Farmers
Wildlife: State of the Earth
What Is Baroque?