Consonant Digraphs: sh, ch, wh, th (Mr. H and His Four Girlfriends)
This is an amusing teacher-created story from 40 years ago to help
first-grade students remember the sounds represented by the consonant digraphs sh, ch, wh, and th.
Caesar part 2 of 5
This is part 2 of 5 of the story of Julus Caesar's Life. This part of the video talks about Caesar's life as a young man and his run in politics as a supreme priest of Rome. Several historians talk about the time in which Julius Caesar lived.
The War in 1812
While Republicans, for the most part, still backed Jefferson's foreign policies, new elections were transforming the party. Older politicians who molded the Republican Party policy and put Jefferson and Madison in power were replaced by daring young go-getters, such as Henry Clay of Kentucky, who were intent on defending America's honor. These new leaders, called "War Hawks" by their Federalist opponents, were the primary force behind Madison's decision to call for war with Britain. The War Hawk
The End of the Frontier
This video is accompanied by text. "In 1890, the Census Bureau announced the end of the frontier, meaning there was no longer a discernible frontier line in the west, nor any large tracts of land yet unbroken by settlement. This news had a terrific psychological impact on many Americans. For the first time in history, America was without a frontier. The frontier was a part of American national identity. The ideal of an ever-pioneering spirit with eternally new wildernesses to conquer was the Ame
Military Strategy in US Civil War
This video is accompanied by text. "When the Civil War began, there were fewer than 20,000 soldiers in the national army, and thousands of those troops soon moved south to fight for the Confederacy. In April 1861, after Union troops at Fort Sumter were forced to surrender, President Lincoln quickly called for northern states to send 75,000 volunteers to join the Union army. The Confederacy did not have an established army or navy and also turned to militia groups from the southern states to supp
Eisenhower and Khrushchev
Following the death of Joseph Stalin in 1953, confusion and conflict swept through the Kremlin as several Soviet politicians struggled to claim control of the nation. Nikita Khrushchev eventually emerged as the new Russian leader and promptly started the process of "de-Stalinizing" the country. In a speech before the Communist Party Congress, Khrushchev acknowledged the criminal activity that took place during the Stalin era, and suggested that he might relax policies "so different countries cou
Relations with The Soviet Union - Eisenhower and Khrushchev
This video is accompanied by text. "Following the death of Joseph Stalin in 1953, confusion and conflict swept through the Kremlin as several Soviet politicians struggled to claim control of the nation. Nikita Khrushchev eventually emerged as the new Russian leader and promptly started the process of "de-Stalinizing" the country. In a speech before the Communist Party Congress, Khrushchev acknowledged the criminal activity that took place during the Stalin era, and suggested that he might relax
Meredith Viera Discusses the Word Hibernate
Meredith Viera discusses the definition of hiberate. Ms. Viera is joined at the end of this brief video by examples of hibernating animals (represented by puppets).
Kids giving their ideas on politics
This video shows children giving thier ideas on politics. They talk about the Mccain/Obama election as well as other general topics like: why should kids not get to vote?
Directing -- Working With The Actors - Part 1
Innovative, original, unpredictable, Director Clint Parker rehearses his actors --in the off beat drama on modern politics: Mister Wonderful dot com. Copyright 2007 Clinton Parker
The Service Architecture in the ACTIVEMATH Learning Environment
We discuss the usage of web-services in the ACTIVEMATH learning environment, describe the prototypes implemented and the experience gained. Requirements for an ideal web-service technology are described. They include the notion of event propagation as well as the consideration for stateful web-services. Finally we propose models to make the web-services of ACTIVEMATH available to client components without affecting privacy or security. Further work, within the LE ACTIVEMATH EU project is describ
Tropospheric Ozone and Smoke from Earth Probe TOMS: Indian Ocean
Researchers have discovered that smoke and smog move in different ways through the atmosphere. A series of unusual events several years ago created a blanket of pollution over the Indian Ocean. In this animation, significant smog or tropospheric ozone is represented by red and green and regions of significant smoke index are in shades of white and gray.
Obama could help US economy recover by mid-2009
The victory of Barack Obama, the first African-American to become president of the United States, could help the troubled US economy recover by the middle of next year, says Ilian Mihov, professor of economics at INSEAD.
“Obama’s platform when he was campaigning was to increase government spending and cut taxes. If the change is aggressive and very determined, I think the US economy can start recovering by the middle of next year,” Mihov says.
friday gallery talk: Larry Bird, Senior Curator at National Museum of American History, on James Ros Larry Bird, Senior Curator at NMAH, Division of American Politics and Reform on James Rosenquist
Larry Bird, Senior Curator at NMAH, Division of American Politics and Reform on James Rosenquist
Buddhism: The Awakened One
This video shows an interview to Gen Mondrub, a Buddhist leader, who gives the definition of Buddhism. He explains what exactly they mean by "awaken" and the way in which this is represented in the religion.