Spanish Alphabet Song (military style) by Barbara MacArthur
The letters are sung as they appear on the screen. (There are words of information and encouragment in English, but the alphabet is sung in Spanish.) The song is sung by Barbara MacArthur from Sing, Dance, Laugh, and Eat Tacos 2. Suitable for all beginning learners of Spanish.
Healing in Ancient Greece
This 1:34 video explains the Greek sanctuaries that
honor Asclepius, the Greek god of medicine and how
performing at the theater were ways the Greeks believed improved their health. This would make a good video for explaining how that being able to express yourself is believed to be helpful as well as a good video to show how health was a such concern to the Greeks. Would be a nice contrast/compare to television commercials for health products.
Put Your Papers & Essays in Perfect MLA Style: P2
This video continues to teach the manuscript settings for a research paper in Modern Language Association (MLA) style. Also covers in-text citation formatting style (when, where and how to cite) and the Works Cited page. Pt 2 of 2
Learn How to Juggle 3 Balls
Perfect instruction on how to learn 3 ball juggling. This video shows you how to break juggling down. First start with one ball, catch it like it is a raw egg. The ball is tossed with proper form, which is explained and demonstrated. One you can juggle one ball, the video demonstrates how to use two balls which are thrown in a narrow pattern. If you can do that 10 times, you can move onto 3 balls.
~Commercial at the end where to purchase juggling equiptment.~
Sustaining Inclusive Growth in Africa [Audio]
Speaker(s): Trevor Manuel, Professor Francesco Caselli | This public lecture is part of Growth Week 2013 which takes place at LSE from 23-25 September organised by the International Growth Centre. There will be two further public lectures featuring Professor Paul Collier and Professor Abhijit Banerjee. More information about these can be found at Growth Week 2013. Trevor Manuel, current minister in the Presidency and head of the South African National Planning Commission will be speaking on the
British Parliament - elections and voting
British Parliament - elections and voting
Cracking the Maya Code
The story behind the centuries-long decipherment of ancient Maya hieroglyphs. This is a 52 minute video that goes into detail on how researchers worked to decode these writings.
Religion as Parochial Altruism
Professor Ara Norenzayan (University of British Columbia) gives a talk for the Science and Religious Conflict Conference. The commentator is Professor John Wilkins (Bond University).
Video Documentary- Gay couples struggle with the values of family and society as they make plans to walk down the aisle.(Caution: This video concerns non-traditional relationships.)
Frustration of some Americans over the policy of segregation and resistance by other Americans to integration eventually gave rise to the acts of civil disobedience that would mark the beginning of the civil rights movement. In demonstration after demonstration one or more individuals would inspire others to take a stand against a system based on prejudice.
Global Population Growth
The world's population will grow to 9 billion over the next 50 years -- and only by raising the living standards of the poorest can we check population growth. This is the paradoxical answer that Hans Rosling unveils at TED@Cannes using colorful new data display technology (you'll see). As a doctor and researcher, Hans Rosling identified a new paralytic disease induced by hunger in rural Africa. Now he looks at the bigger picture of social and economic development. Run time 10:04.
The Economy during the US Civil War
This video is accompanied by text. "The Civil War affected northern and southern economies differently. When the war began, the north, with its large factories and well-established companies, generated a great deal of the country’s business. After the first volleys of battle, the north experienced a slight depression due to the uncertainty of the war and the loss of southern business associations. However, after the initial shock passed, the northern economy flourished. The federal government
Ancient Mysteries - The Puzzling Pyramids of Mexico 2/5
Planned and mapped out according to the stars and built over a series of sacred caves, at its height, Teotihuacán was the seventh largest city of the ancient world. Its power and influence was felt throughout Mexico. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
Affirmative Action and Forced Busing
As blacks benefited from new voting rights and school desegregation, the workplace remained a hostile environment for some. Many businesses openly flaunted hiring policies that excluded blacks or confined them to menial jobs. (Video is narrated with slides and speeches.)
This, That, These and Those
This is a short video lesson about the demonstratives with interactive exercises. Questions are asked about the demonstrative pronouns, this, that, these, and using picture examples to choose from. Very slow paced and simple for younger viewers or ESL students.
Tariff of 1832 and Clay’s Compromise
Video accompanied by text. "South Carolina stood firm against the Tariff of 1828 with such acts of defiance as lowering the flags to half-mast. These displays made President Jackson realize that intervention was necessary. John C. Calhoun still carried some influence with the president, who at Calhoun’s urging encouraged Congress to enact the Tariff of 1832. This new tariff reduced the rate of the Tariff of 1828. However, producers in the south remained distraught over the high tariffs and res
Nancy Singleton Hachisu: "Japanese Farm Food" | Talks at Google
Native Californian, Nancy Singleton Hachisu, has lived with her Japanese organic farmer husband and three sons in their traditional Japanese farmhouse for the last 25 years. Hachisu has taught home cooking to Japanese housewives for over two decades and is the leader of a local Slow Food convivium. Nancy's first book, Japanese Farm Food, was praised in the New York Times, The LA Times, and the London Times. It was selected by several well-respected U.S. cooking magazines as one of the top cookbo
Top Ten Poetic Devices
This is an outstanding video of the'Top Ten Poetic devices'. This video made for the Learning English through Poems and Songs workshop from British Council Hong Kong(C) EDB 2009. The video is suitable for third-grade students and older.
Investigating Wisconsin History-Handing Down Our Heritage
Handing Down Our Heritage - While visiting the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Angie wonders how circus performers and other people learn things that are not written down or taught in school. As Angie investigates this mystery, she discovers that art, music, storytelling, and dance and other performing arts can provide history detectives with important clues. Students are introduced to Wisconsin's folk culture and encouraged to begin thinking about their own customs and traditions. Angie helps s
Evolution; Episode 6: The Mind's Big Bang (2/6)
Between 100,000 and 50,000 years ago, something happened that triggered a creative, technological, and social explosion, that allowed humans to dominate the planet. What forces may have contributed to the emergence of the modern human mind? This documentary is suitable for high school grades.