Florence Nightingale Biography, Part IV
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...when reports began to filter back to Britain about the horrific conditions for the wounded' (Wikipedia, 2009).
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Surviving Deadly Everest
January 11, 2008—Climbing to the top of the world is an often fatal quest. But for many climbers, reaching the peak is a thrill like no other. (6:54)
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21F.035 Topics in Culture and Globalization (MIT)
The concept of globalization fosters the understanding of the interconnectedness of cultures and societies geographically wide apart; America, Europe, Asia, and Africa. Subject scans existing debates over globalization around the world. This course explores how globalization impacts everyday life in the First and Third World; how globalization leads to a common cosmopolitan culture; the emergence of a global youth culture; and religious, social, and political movements that challenge globalizati
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Marian Anderson-Rare Footage Singing 'Ave Maria'
Vintage film of Marian Anderson with Leopold Stokowski in 1944.
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The Verb "To Be"
A video that presents the main uses of the verb TO BE. It includes the verb forms in the different tenses and several examples-Affirmative, negative and interrogative. There is also reference to the use with modal verbs such as CAN, MUST etc. Some more examples would be useful (Running Time 3:27).
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Florence Nightingale Biography, Part III
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...when reports began to filter back to Britain about the horrific conditions for the wounded' (Wikipedia, 2009).
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Shapes in a Lineup
In this animated Sesame Street video, various shapes are in a lineup on the screen. Each shape says its name as a woman tries to decide whether each one is her purse.Very short video.(.47)
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E5. Introduction to Monetary Policy
This video provides a brief introduction to monetary policy - one of the main elements of economic policy.It is done by a financial counselor. (semi-amateur)

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Us Becomes Bus - Sesame Street
Watch one word 'US', become another 'BUS', in this classic Sesame Street video. Muppets blend us with 'b' and create a new word - bus. (:19)
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Virtual Maths, Cuboid - Excavation Video
Video of excavation in progress, (for use with excavation quizzes 1 and 2) or your own purposes
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UFS English Whit #1 Sentence Connectors Part 5 of 6
Part 5: Purpose of sentence connectors.This video is the 5th in a 6-part series examining the use of sentence connectors. Part 4 shows a UNSW Foundation Studies class in action creating a paragraph using sentence connectors.
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John Ashbery Reads Selected Poems

John Ashbery reads sixteen of his own selections from among the more than forty poems he has published in the Review since the 1970s, and comments on a few of his most obscure film and literary references. © 2009 John Ashbery. All rights to this recorded material belong to the author. Used with gracious permission of John Ashbery.


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E-Portfolio Toolkit - Booklet
This E-Portfolio Toolkit is based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University. We use an E-Portfolio to assess our students on their period abroad because we think it encourages them to fully engage with culture(s) and language of the target country and to reflect on the resulting cultural and linguistic development. As part of our project, we have also developed a set of learning activities and materials,
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Engaging students, engaging industry and engaging enterprise
This reflective case study and poster relates to a specific event staged by students and examines the phases and critical points within the whole process. It identifies some key learning outcomes for all involved
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Wow! Giant Octopus - Extreme Animals
Watch this amazing footage as Steve Leonard gets up close and personal with a giant octopus in the freezing sea waters. Would you be happy to get this close to an Extreme Animal with giant eyes?  This professional video includes narration.  (02:24)
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How To Identify Soft Tissue Lipoma
Videos shows normal and cancerous fat at both the tissue and microscopic levels. Doctor explains how the cancerous sample is identified.  1:53 min.
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Author Biography - Tomie dePaola
This is a biography of Tomie dePaola's life.  It tells students how to become a children's book illustrator and author.  (0:54)
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Brashares, Ann - Interview - Booklist
This video is an interview with author Ann Brashares. She discusses her book, 3 Willows, as well as "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" series.  Sound is mostly audible.  She talks about her relationship with her book characters.   (3:41)
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Author Kate DiCamillo Interview - Booklist
In this filmed, informal interview with Ilene Cooper, children's author Kate DiCamillo talks about her role and experiences during the making of her books The Tale of Despereaux and Because of Winn-Dixie into movies.  Though brief, the video allows the author's personality to shine forth.  (2:18)
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