Nissan's Ghosn: Japan Needs Clear Roadmap for Recovery
Nissan Motor CEO Carlos Ghosn says Japan's post-quake recovery will be swifter if policy makers spell out their vision for the economy.
Nissan CEO Ghosn Sees "Significantly Higher" Full-Year Sales
Carlos Ghosn upgrades his 2011 sales forecasts after Nissan restores Japanese production faster than expected after the March earthquake.
Greek Party Unity Seen Unlikely to Hold as Reforms Proceed
Greece will battle to drive through a package of deep spending cuts, tax hikes and asset sales despite the recent confidence vote, says Fathom Consulting's Erik Britton and David Lea of Control Risks.
Nissan's Ghosn Seeks Clarity on China E-Vehicles
Carlos Ghosn, Nissan's CEO, says he's waiting for firm rules governing the Chinese electric car industry before making a push.
Chilean ash causes further chaos
June 22 - Smothered in ash from Chile's volcano, a village of Mapuche Indians is determined to get through the crisis, while flight disruption continues in Chile and Australia. Nick Rowlands reports.
Nissan CEO Carlos Ghosn Forecasts 2011 Sales Growth
Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan and Renault, is interviewed in Tokyo by Reuters Deputy Editor-in-Chief Paul Ingrassia and forecasts "significantly higher" sales for fiscal 2011.
The Tell-Tale Heart
The Tell-Tale Heart Producer Brian Freeston. Story by Edgar Allen-Poe. The genius cinematographer, Jack Cardiff at 90, lit this gem as one of his last films. (10:09)
Introduction To Algebra
This 11:25 video uses many "notes" to help students. This video should be stopped several times so students can discuss the contents. A good video for an introduction to Algebra, but it does cover too much for one session.
Punctuation Rap with LL Cool J
This rap video featuring LL Cool J introduces punctuation and explains when to use period, question mark, exclamation, and comma. This is a great resource to introduce and/or review punctuation marks in the elementary classroom. (1:09)
Earth's Crust - Music Video
Bill Nye's music video titled "crust" uses quick lyrics and catchy music to briefly address the layers of the Earth - crust, mantle and core. Also quickly addresses plate techtonics. Run time 1:18
The Alphabet Song for Sign Language
This is a cute song that teaches the ABC's for Sign Language. Through music you can learn how to sign. Each letter is shown next to a hand modeling how to sign it. It is very clear, slow placed, and well presented. Run time 02:29.
Elizabeth Taylor Biography
In this four minute biography of the Academy Award winner Elizabeth Taylor students will learn of her life and marriages and work to raise funds to fight Aids and as a supporter of Michael Jackson.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Elevator
In this video Huckle and Lowly Worm ride an elevator. An elevator is a machine that moves people up and down. The video shows how an elevator works. Elevators help us to move lots of things. This is a good teaching resource for a unit on simple machines (pulleys, levers, etc.). Elementary students will enjoy this video (1:06).
What Will Happen to the Earth When the Sun Dies?
Our Sun won't last forever. Dr. Carolyn Brinkworth explains the ramifications for our home planet in this "Ask an Astronomer" video. Dr. Brinkworth explores a difficult topic to think about when she talks about what could happen to the earth without the sun. Accompanied by animation.
Don't Build Your Home, Grow It!
TED Fellow and urban designer Mitchell Joachim presents his vision for sustainable, organic architecture: eco-friendly abodes grown from plants and -- wait for it -- meat. Soft cars, jet packs and houses made of meat are all in a day's work for urban designer, architect and TED Fellow Mitchell Joachim. While the concept of these future homes is fascinating and a bit "far out there", the ideas are based on scientific research and the merging of biology and architecture. This video could be used t
Severn Cullis-Suzuki - Students for Sustainability Tour
In this video, Severn Cullis Suzuki speaks at the October 29, 2008 Students for Sustainability Tour at the University of British Colombia in Vancouver, BC. She talks about about the vital importance of sustainability, her journey over the past 16 years, her vision for the future, and the actions students can take to 'Just Do It' for a sustainable future. (35:47)
How to Protect the Environment
This video clip gives a brief overview of our consumption habits and how they affect the environment. This is followed by tips on how we can lower the impact. (01:15)
Dragonflies (Globe Skimmers) - The Longest Migratory Journey
While living and working as a marine biologist in Maldives, Charles Anderson noticed sudden explosions of dragonflies at certain times of year. He explains how he carefully tracked the path of a plain, little dragonfly called the globe skimmer, only to discover that it had the longest migratory journey of any insect in the world.
Charles Anderson studies marine life in the Maldives, a nation of coral atolls in the Indian Ocean.
The Water Cycle - By Students For Students
This short video contains stop motion animation cartoons
on the stages of the water cycle. This was created by a teacher's class. It would be helpful for early elementary school students.
Turning Points in History - Hammurabi's Code of Laws
A uniform set of laws becomes necessary with the rise of cities in order to keep order and this 3:32 minute video explains how law came from the Hammurabi in what is now Iraq. A good history that helps students understand how law came to be and why it is needed.