The skyscrapers of New York
This melodrama was filmed during the actual construction of a skyscraper in New York City, and includes several scenes of real work crews:. The story involves a construction foreman who fires one of his crew for fighting, which leads the disgruntled employee to steal. He causes the blame to be put on the foreman, who is finally exonerated when the thief is exposed. All of this conflict is woven in and around the actual construction of the building as the work is in progress. There is even one sc
The Two Sounds Made by g
This video segment from Between the Lions is a mixed-media song performed by Fonix about the two sounds made by the letter "g." Words that feature the letter "g" and appear on screen are: gypsy, guppy, goat, galaxy, gentle giant, goo, giraffe, glue, Gina, George, Gene, Gail, Goldie, gossip, strange, gaga, garbage, luggage, grunge, grange, gadget, and gigantic. The "g" is highlighted in a different color. The song also explains the "g" sound when "g" precedes the letters e, i, and y. Th
President John F. Kennedy
In this video clip, learn about President John F. Kennedy (1917 - 1963). Hear some of his famous speeches and view footage of his meetings with foreign leaders. (1:37)
Iodinated Contrast Agents: Clinical Pharmacology, Uses, and Adverse Reactions: A Primer for the Non-
By: WentzMR Dr. Jeffrey Pasternak, Assistant Professor of Anesthesiology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN, discusses his article appearing in the April 2012 issue of Mayo Clinic Proceedings, where he describes the science and techniques behind contrast imaging medications emphasizing risks, side effects, and best practice options. Available at: http://www.mayoclinicproceedings.org/article/S0025-6196(12)00253-4/fulltext
The Naked Underground: Founding Father's Death Wish
Many legends state that all fifty-six signers all died mysterious deaths shortly after signing the Declaration of Independence. In this Naked Underground video, explore the urban legends surrounding the founding fathers of the United States. (1:22)
ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Young announces the School of Music Implementation Plan
ANU Vice-Chancellor Professor Ian Young announces the University's plan to guarantee the future of the School of Music, following an extended consultation process with the University and Canberra communities over the last month. This video was recorded at The Australian National University on June 15, 2012. For more information about the Implementation Plan, see http://vcdesk.anu.edu.au/2012/06/15/anu-school-of-music-announcement/
Power, Committees and Debates
Power in the Senate is not as clearly defined as it is in the House, and it is much more widely dispersed. Although the Constitution makes the vice president of the United States the president of the Senate, the real power is held by the majority and minority leaders who dictate legislative agenda. The party whips are the senators who ensure good communication among party members and work with the party leaders to urge members to vote with the party on key issues
Muhammad Yunus describes a world with social businesses
Muhammad Yunus explains how any person or any business, large or small, can make a change in the world during his visit to Elon University on April 3, 2012 for A Convocation for Honors.
Carved Symbolism in Grave Markers
Grave markers are simply sculptures with meaning - about the deceased and the grieving parties. This video shows views of Hollywood Cemetery (located in Virginia) and explains the symbols' meanings. Some symbols included are flowers, wreaths, hands, torches, obelisks, etc. Video has a complete transcript on website. Run time 4:12.
Interactive Alphabet Writing Game (Lesson)
This Interactive and engaging game, is an interactive lesson to teach alphabet writing to preschoolers. It dotted directional arrow marks for the students to follow with each line and stroke of the letter. (9:12)
A read-aloud. In this video segment from Between the Lions, Cleo reads the Lion family a story of a little girl named Violet who loves music and searches for people just like her. When Violet was a baby she played her rattle music, but she couldn't find anyone who wanted to play music with her. When Violet was two, she made a horn and tooted it all day, but her family wouldn't play music with her. In kindergarten, Violet looked for other kids who wanted to play music all day long. Nob
Turtle, by Kay Ryan
This video segment from Poetry Everywhere features the poet Kay Ryan reading her poem “Turtle” at the Dodge Poetry Festival. Ryan has said that she develops her poems “the way an oyster does, with an aggravation”—is “Turtle” an example of that? Is the narrator’s description of the plodding animal an appreciation of its patience, or just an exasperated list of the turtle’s shortcomings? (1:08)
Understanding Story Elements - Who, What, Where
A good story includes who the story is about (the characters), what it is about (the plot) and where it takes place (the setting). A storyteller can create any story with these building blocks. As readers, when we can identify these elements in a story, we can better interpret, understand and respond to it. Additionally, it's entertaining when we can tell it in different ways, such as through the rhyming style of rap. In this video segment from JAKERS!, a storyteller tells a story in the fo
I'm Going On A Bear Hunt
The song in this video was created by Greg and Steve off the kids in action cd. My kids loved this song and so we made the video and hope your kids enjoy it too. A large sceen is provided on the screen for each area in the song - a wheat field, a bridge, a tree etc.(Regarding the part that says wheat is illegal in writing... It is not but when I made this video my daughter was on a GFCF diet and was not allowed to have wheat.) Run time 04:53.
Towards 1Gbps Broadband Access: Google Fiber - Dr. Cedric Lam - MIT Club of Northern California
On March 30, 2011, Google announced Kansas City, Kansas, would be the first community where 1,000 Mbps broadband network access would be deployed. Google’s fiber-to-the premises services in the United States aims to provide broadband internet and television speed 100 times faster than today’s basic broadband, giving consumers instant connection to video chat, online games, and other entertainment and information destination. The last mile has always been the biggest bottle neck in internet
Thinking and Language
Introduction of the Lori and Eric Sklut Emerging Scholar in Jewish Studies
Alison Morrison-Shetlar, dean of Elon College, the College of Arts and Sciences, introduces Geoffrey D. Claussen, as the Lori and Eric Sklut Emerging Scholar in Jewish Studies.