Abolitionism in the 1800s
This video is accompanied by text. "The crusade against slavery was the most significant of the reform era movements. Slavery existed in all of the original 13 American colonies, but by the middle of the eighteenth century some Americans began to speak out against human bondage. The Society of Friends--the Quakers--became the first group to take a public stand in support of the abolition of slavery. The devotion of the Quakers was paralleled, in varying degrees, by other religions. As the Revolu
Vertebral Column Tutorial
Video uses hand drawn diagrams to identify and discuss the structure and physiology of the vertebral column. Each type of vertebrae is examined. Good review for a test. Music in background is a little distracting, and video is a little pixelated. Grades 9-12. 8:12 min.
On the Surface Surface science examines how surfaces react with each other at the molecular level. The atoms at the surface are different than those atoms in the center of an object, making the atoms much more reactive than those inside. This program explores a variety of real world applications of this particular property.
Surface science examines how surfaces react with each other at the molecular level. The atoms at the surface are different than those atoms in the center of an object, making the atoms much more reactive than those inside. This program explores a variety of real world applications of this particular property.
21eTeacher: Explore video
A video about the second E in Nortel LearniT's lesson plan model. This is the section where the student investigates the topic more thoroughly. In these lessons the investigation takes the form of Internet research but it could equally include original research and the use of a variety of problem solving techniques. What is important is that the students are given the opportunity to "free wheel" their way through the materials and not be over directed. We all know however, that they will need so
IPL: Using science to save dolphins, and whaling without a harpoon
Professor Steve Dawson's inaugural professorial lecture was delivered on the 7th of May. He spoke about his work on Hector's dolphins, and how this research very quickly became conservation research and the small population numbers became apparent.
This is an overview of the influx of African-Americans to New York, maps of where they tended to settle, major authors, and the New Negro Movement are discussed. This lesson is best used with brief biographies of those individuals mentioned and a sampling of some of the materials developed by those mentioned would be ideal to gain a better understanding of the times and events.
British Parliament - The Revolutions of 1688-9
British Parliament - The Revolutions of 1688-9
The Murder of Emmett Till
The Emmett Till story is one of those stories that gripped the nation in the 50's. CAUTION: There is a distant image of Till in a casket. His mother insisted that his casket be open so that all could see the boy's face. 'The murder of Emmett Till was noted as one of the leading events that motivated the American Civil Rights Movement' (Wikipedia, 2009).
NASA | Landsat: Making a Difference, One User At A Time
The Landsat Data Continuity Mission will continue and improve upon the 40-year-old Landsat program. This video examines two uses of Landsat data to monitor agriculture. Both wineries and timber companies rely on Landsat data to check whether their vines and trees are getting enough (or too much) water and fertilizer. The small resolution and regular repeat cycle of the satellite data is crucial to monitoring the health of their crops. (03:44)
Die Schöpfung (The Creation), Mit Würd' und Hoheit angethan by Haydn
This is a live performance of Sir Colin Davis conducting the London Symphony Orchestra and Chorus with soloists Sally Matthews, Ian Bostridge, Dietrich Henschel. They are on stage in a concert hall. The lighting, picture and sound quality are excellent. (3:53)
What is the Declaration of Independence About?
An easy to follow video that shows the basic reasons for the writing of the Declaration of Independence. Students should have a timeline to follow the events as well as a word wall of major elements mentioned. A lot of grit in this video and uses colorful cartoon characters (Running Time about 2:00).
Jeff Gold Inaugural Lecture - The Leader's Conundrum or 'You cannot lift yourself up by your own shi
The aim of the lecture will be to do demonstrate the need to challenge continuing traditional images of leaders, often depicted at the apex of things, on top of a hill or at the centre of a complex web of activity. I will argue that those nominated as leaders MUST become aware of what I will call the leader's conundrum and complement their inspiration with 99 x perspiration. To appreciate this call, attendees to the lecture as respectfully asked to do the following just before the lecture: a.
SeaWiFS Biosphere: Indonesia and Australia
Viewing Indonesia and Australia (data begins at Sept. 97 to June 99)
Digital Library Object - From theory to practice: the Powell doctrine.
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How to Solve a Math Pattern
In order to solve a math pattern, a few numbers of the pattern need to be provided first. Learn about arithmetic and geometric sequences with help from a math teacher.
Politics in 60 seconds. Party whips
Professor Philip Cowley defines a polical concept in 60 seconds for those with a spare minute to learn something new. This videocast focuses on the role of the party whips. Warning: video does contain bloopers and out takes. May 2010 Suitable for Undergraduate study and Community education Professor Philip Cowley, Professor of Parliamentary Government, School of Politics and International Relations Professor Philip Cowley is Professor of Parliamentary Government at The University of Notting
Emily Brontë, Wuthering Heights: Symbols
In this video symbols that are used by Emily Brontë to help her tell her story in the novel Wuthering Heights are examined. Brontë uses recurring images to help us understand her characters better and to provide social comments about the time in which she lived and wrote. The significance of windows and eyes, doors and locks, books and education, death and, finally, sickness are examined. The most important issue to consider is that of boundaries. This normally suggests some sort of chan
King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, Research Fellow - Matthew Bailey - answers a question posed by Hazel Blears. Co
Origins of Slavery in America
n 1619, the Dutch introduced the first captured Africans to America,
planting the seeds of a slavery system. About 20 years later slavery became legal. This video is a nice overview of how slavery became part of America's life style. It does not tell about slavery in other countries. The video should be reviewed first due to images. (03:01)