Americans and British Face Off in War of 1812
Shortly after gaining its independence, the United States goes to war with England over its seizure of U.S. ships and sailors. This 3:09 video does a good job of explaining the causes of the war. Spends a fair amount of time about Battle of New Orleans. A timeline of the war is needed to help understand the events. Naval battles unmentioned.
The lower Ystwyth gorge and Ysbyty Ystwyth
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ESP Opening: Learning Day 2012
To kick off the first Educational Support Professionals' Learning Day, Provost Gilda Gely honors Candy Norder and Former President Anne Mulder talks about resilience.
Classics at Cambridge isn't just studied as a period in the past, but looks at how classical culture, language and philosophy have affected the history of Western civilisation right up to the present day. The Faculty of Classics is one of the most dynamic of its kind, with an exceptional reputation for teaching and research. Our course encompasses the history, culture, archaeology, art, philosophy and linguistics of classical antiquity and the study of original texts and artefacts. To find ou
A-Z OF Famous People With Bipolar Disorder
This ten minute video shows what the presentation's coordinator states are impact by being bipolar. The developer claims that material was in Wikipedia, which is not a documented source. As such you may wish to show this video, but knowing that the material may not be accurate. The video does show that famous people have overcome significant problems to be successful. (09:49)
ISS Update - March 19, 2012
The International Space Station video update for March 19, 2012.
"When a Woman Loves a Man" by David Lehman (poetry reading)
A modern love poem. There's more poems and a biography of David Lehman here: http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/david-lehman Americans pronounce Daiquiri as "dackery" - I pronouced it in the English way - it's rum and lime juice: http://www.howjsay.com/index.php?word=daiquiri&submit=Submit Photograph of David Lehman was by Brian Adams: http://brianadamsphotography.blogspot.co.uk Stills from the movie called "When a Man loves a Woman" with Meg Ryan and Andy Garcia: https://www.youtube.com/wa
This short video gives excellent real life footage of the spring flowering plant, Cowslip. The cowslip is a well-known spring flowering plant, which was once much more common than it is today. The crinkled green leaves are covered on both sides with a fine layer of downy hairs; they form rosettes, which tend to lie close to the ground. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (0:38)
Cruising To Mars
As Rover Curiosity hurtles through space on its way to Mars, it is confronted with many issues that NASA scientists must constantly account for. See the next step of Curiosity's journey to the red planet. (03:28)
Literary Festival 2012: A Moment of Mishearing [Audio]
Speaker(s): Amit Chaudhuri, Ian Jack | Editor's note: The podcast is the conversation only, it does not include the music performance. A conversation between award-winning Indian wrtier and musician Amit Chaudhuri and former Granta and Independent on Sunday editor Ian Jack, will be followed by a performance by the five-piece Amit Chaudhuri Band. Amit Chaudhuri's first CD ‘This Is Not Fusion’ (Times Music) was released in Britain on the award-winning independent jazz label Babel, and received
Photo Essay of Trujillo, Spain -- Study Abroad Semester Program -- College of Charleston
Rich history, storied architecture, stunning landscapes, strong culture and warm people: It might sound a lot like Charleston, but this is a whole different world. This is Trujillo, Spain, and what College of Charleston students find here can't be found anywhere else. Here, food teaches lessons in culture, smiles illuminate a new perspective, songs offer a sense of humanity and streets provide a better understanding of the world. This is a magical place. This is Trujillo, Spain.
Honors College -- Dean Talks About Academic Experience -- College of Charleston
Associate Dean of the Honors College Trisha Folds-Bennett talks about the academics in the Honors College and the things that set it apart from other programs. The Honors College at the College of Charleston was established in 1979 as an Honors Program with just 26 students. Today, the program has evolved into an Honors College with close to 700 students from across the nation and the world. As our community of students, alumni, faculty, and staff continues to grow, our commitment to academic e
MUSC Children's Hospital: Children are Magic - Extended
The pediatric services at MUSC Children's Hospital consist of a comprehensive network of primary care physicians, specialists, surgeons, services and programs - all dedicated to children. From the tiniest of newborns to the teenager in your family, Children's Hospital offers a full range of age-specific care. For more information on pediatric medical centers in South Carolina or to schedule an appointment, visit http://www.musckds.com/idex.htm
MUSC Children's Hospital: Children are Magic - Long
An integral part of the Medical University of South Carolina, the MUSC Children's Hospital is dedicated to enhancing the health of children throughout South Carolina, and to providing an environment that supports excellence in pediatric patient care, teaching and research. The specially trained pediatric physicians provide care that can only be found at a dedicated children's hospital. For more information on pediatric medical centers in South Carolina or to schedule an appointment, visit http: