Seasme Street- Ernie cleans up before he eats a snack
Ernie wants to eat some cookies for a snack. He decides to clean up before he eats his cookies, so he decides to put up his things by matching them with the correct pair before putting them away.
The Human Economy: an ongoing international project
Eminent anthropologist Keith Hart will be talking about his book, The Human Economy, which gives readers a new economic perspective, covering topics ranging from globalisation to corporate social responsibility. Keith Hart is emeritus professor at Goldsmith's College and honorary professor at the University of Kwazulu Natal.
Mini project : DVD navigation : document transcript
This is Mini Project documentation about DVD navigation. It is part of the 2009/10 BSc in Media Technology and Digital Broadcast (course number 2ELE0073) from the University of Hertfordshire. All the mini projects are designed as level two modules of the undergraduate programmes. It includes a project introduction and briefs for days 1 and 2. The project provides an awareness of current audio and video standards for television and also introduces the use of contemporary digital video autho
Mini project : digital video editing : document transcript
This is Mini Project documentation about digital video editing. It is part of the 2009/10 BSc ( Hons ) in Multimedia Technology (course number 2ELE0075) from the University of Hertfordshire. All the mini projects are designed as level two modules of the undergraduate programmes. It contains a project introduction and briefings for days 1 and 2 and an exercise. This project entails the creation, editing, and encoding of a video sequence with the intention of distribution over a particular d
Lolita with Imraan Coovadia
Acclaimed novelist Imraan Coovadia spoke at UCT Gordon Institute for Performing and Creative Arts GIPCA Great Texts Big Questions public lecture on Thursday 1 April He discussed How to read Lolita. Written by Vladimir Nabokov Lolita was first published in Paris in 1955 It is one of the best known and most controversial books of 20th Century literature Coovadia says I will be talking about the Lolita problem How do we respond to a book which is a first person narrative by a man who is trying to s
Imagining the City: Memories and cultures in Cape Town
The overriding strength of this book is that it places people, ordinary people at the centre of memory at the centre of historical and contemporary experience and thus at the centre of re-imagining and owning the city of Cape Town It is as they speak what they choose to say what they choose to remain silent about that we become aware of the possibilities of the city if it really did embrace all its people in all of their diversity. From the Foreword by Mike van Graan playwright and arts activist
MA Professional Writing: Screenwriting Unit
This unit is designed to build your knowledge about story-telling and focuses on the writing of TV, radio, short film and feature film scripts. Whilst primarily dealing with forms of dramatic fiction, you'll also look at documentary and documentary-drama. You'll analyze different forms of scriptwriting, the elements they have in common and the specific tools that can help to deliver better scripts in each medium.
Visit to an Ocean Planet: Timing the Tides
Tide tables, commonly seen in newspapers and on television in coastal areas, show that comparable local high and low tides occur almost one hour later from one day to the next. The motion of the Moon as it revolves around the Earth largely accounts for the time lag. Students participating in this activity will investigate this time lag by using the tide time diagram and instructions which are provided. They should be able to describe how and why the times of low and high tide change from one day
This site profiles Presidential inaugurations of the past using primary sources from the American Memory historical collections of the Library of Congress. Through images, film, and personal recollections users can view the pomp and circumstance of Inaugurations.
Refugee: The Power of Language
The film "Refugee" follows three young Cambodian American men on their journey to Cambodia to find family members. Some of the characters' experiences are easier than others because of their ability to speak Cambodian. In this lesson plan, students compare and contrast the characters' experiences with a focus on language. Students will also interview family members to trace their family's language roots.
Strange Fruit: Life and Times
The film "Strange Fruit" looks at the history of the anti-lynching campaign in the United States, the history of the song Strange Fruit and explores the impact of Strange Fruit today. This lesson plan includes activities related to the film such as poetry writing and analyzation, and critical thinking about historical events.
Strange Fruit: Lynching in America
The film "Strange Fruit" looks at the history of the anti-lynching campaign in the United States, the history of the song Strange Fruit and explores the impact of Strange Fruit today. This lesson plan includes activities related to the film including discussion questions and research about hate crimes.
Into the Wind (4 Part Series)
Into the Wind is a four-part film meant to excite young people about how they can interact with the wind while teaching the basic physics. Each section contains an activity young people can do themselves (fly a kite, sail a model sailboat, make a pinwheel). Animations explain the physics behind these real-world kid’s activities. These lessons lead to examples of more involved wind technologies such as hang gliding, sailing, windmills, and wind turbines. The film moves quickly, switching betwee
Spread of Technology from Ford to Europe in 1920s
Ford was the preeminent manufacturer in the 1920s. However,
the Ford techniques were spread internationally by Ford itself through
subsidiaries and by other companies learning from Ford. This video
shows both processes. Note that the British firm Morris, while
instituting an assembly line, has a hand-driven version and thus paid
its workers on piece rates. Ford had a mechanical line and thus could
regulate the work pace without piece rate incentives.
4. Mediterraneo (Advanced)
Learn Italian with LearnItalianPod.com! Here's the fourth episode of the new, fun, and exciting way to learn "Advanced Level Italian". Based on famous Italian movies and almost entirely spoken in Italian, this series will take your Italian to the next level! Today's movie is "Mediterraneo", a terrific Italian film that won the Academy Award for [...]
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Meteorology - A General Overview
This NASA-produced film (7:09 min) describes Earth's weather and the field of meterology.
This film clip shows how birds swarm in flocks to stay safe. It shows birds destroying crops and ends with swarms of monarch butterflies. Discusses instinct and survival. Run time 02:33.
Unknown Scientists 10 (Special Edition)
The founding fathers of modern rocketry and astronautics: Konstantin Tsiolkovsky, Robert H. Goddard, and Hermann Oberth. Each man has his achievements in text over film of rockets with rock band Queen in the background. (Amateur video with a great deal of information.)
Ken Burns' Lewis and Clark - The Death of Meriwether Lewis
Ken Burns is one of the best documentary film makers of this era. This is his documentary concerning the push for western expansion of the U.S. and is suitable for high school students. It contains narration and commentary from several scholars.