Whigs and Tories 1780-1832
The fall of Pitt in 1801 after his failure to carry through a measure of Catholic Emancipation brought the Foxites back to Westminster. The political stalemate that had characterised the years 1794-1801 was evaporating with the fall of Pitt. A new opposition group emerged after the loss of Pitt based around Lord Grenville and William Windham opposed to Addington, the new leader, and the peace negotiations. It was a small group, only 20-30 strong in the Commons and 12-15 in the Lords but contai
Cold War: After Stalin (1953-1956) Part 3 of 5
Cold War is a twenty-four episode television documentary series about the Cold War (1945--1989). Jeremy Isaacs produced the 1998 program in a style similar to his previous series, The World at War (1973). Businessman Ted Turner created the series as a joint production between the Turner Broadcasting System and the BBC, originally broadcast on CNN in the U.S. and the BBC Two in the U.K. Kenneth Branagh. It featured interviews with leading political figures and people who witnessed and lived throu
Learn Hindi Daily Show – How old are you? – dda – Internal Compulsion
“How old are you?” If you are old enough, you probably “Have to learn Hindi.” You might feel compelled to learn Hindi. These are just two of the things that...
Directed in 1971 by Robert Alan Weiss for the Department of Chemistry of Stanford University and imprinted with the "free love" aura of the period, this short film continues to be shown in biology class today. It has since spawn a series of similar funny attempts at vulgarizing protein synthesis. Narrated by Paul Berg, 1980 Nobel prize for Chemistry.
Plastic Bag Bracelet
This is a great way to make a bracelet for either yourself or a friend. Materials Needed:Plastic Bag (with colorful design), Scissors, Pony Beads (these are used as decoration on braided hair). There is no sound, but the instructions appear on the screen. (00:56)
PediNeuroLogic Exam: Introduction: General Physical Examination
In the neurological assessment of the child don't neglect the general physical examination. Some of the parts of the general examination that are particularly important to note are the following: Somatic growth - measure height and weight and compare percentiles with head circumference; Search for dysmorphic features - carefully study the face especially the midface. There is the old adage that the face reflects the brain because anomalies of the midface are often associated with underlying brai
Chefs to the Rescue
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Birds in the Band Read-Aloud Online Storybook (Musical Instruments)
This read-aloud is Birds in the Band written by Thesaurus Rhymewrite and illustrated by Joshua Murphy. This read-aloud is a cute song about different birds playing musical instruments. There is a next, back, and pause button on each page. Each word is highlighted as it is read by the narrator. This would be a good resource to help introduce musical instruments in an elementary classroom. It would be beneficial for a listening center activity.
Back to School/Back Outside Report
In this 2:30 report,the importance of spending time outside for children is emphasised and how it impoves school performance. A good video to show to parents and to students in the Spring. Especially important is the relationship between being outside and better learning abilitiies.
Asterix bij de Bataven : Latijnse citaten In de albums van Asterix en Obelix worden veel Latijnse citaten gebruikt. Op deze site zijn ze allemaal verzameld en vertaald.
In de albums van Asterix en Obelix worden veel Latijnse citaten gebruikt. Op deze site zijn ze allemaal verzameld en vertaald.
" Fern Goes to Greece"- An Animated Storybook
In this computer-animated storybook, Fern the Fox visits the sites of Athens, Greece, including the Acropolis, Palamidi castle, and island of Aegina. The words of the story appear on each page and are highlighted as they are read. ( 2:49)
Inside the Lab: Daniel G. Anderson, Ph.D.
Learn more about the work that Professor Anderson’s lab is doing to create tiny nanoparticles that can deliver RNA to a cancer cell to stop tumor growth—and how they are collaborating with industry to speed development of this potential therapy.
Modelling Excellence (10/10): Perceptual positions
Using perceptual positions to model excellence and in coaching
How to Hit a Forehand Volley in Tennis
Hitting a forehand volley in tennis is the subject of this 1:47 video. It shows how to hold your arms, the your footwork are reviewed.
Pacific Temperature Anomalies with Graph
This animation shows the El Nino-La Nina Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly from January 1997 through July 1999. A graph inset shows the global average sea surface temperature fluctuation during this time period.
6.2 Opting out
From pygmy shrews to armadillos, a wide range of mammals survive on a diet made up largely of insects. Many of these have fascinating adaptations suited to catching or rooting out their prey. In this unit you will learn about these adaptations, along with survival strategies for when food is scarce. This is the second unit in the ‘Studying mammals’ series.
How to thrive in challenging times
Can the financial system, as we know it, continue? Over the coming decade, how is the political and economic framework of economic policy likely to change, and how is this likely to impact on business and industry?