Moscow 1941 - 1/6
Hitler tries to take Moscow, thinking once he had Moscow he would be able to take all of Russia. German forces quickly advance.
Moscow 1941 - 5/6
In December Germans reach the outskirts of Moscow and start a block by block conquest. Moscow falls on December 30th. Stalin was looking for ways to save Moscow.
The Social Impact of the Arts
How have writers attempted to articulate the impact of the Arts in society? Oliver Bennett and Eleanora Belfiore discuss what an understanding of this history of ideas brings to contemporary debates on Arts policy and the value of the Arts.
Virtual Maths Shapes, Space and Measure, Levelling Survey - Rugby pitch
Interactive simulation using a level to take measurements to calculate the volume of earth to be excavated to create a flat rugby pitch.
Aerosols from Earth Probe TOMS: Venezuela from 3-11-98 to 4-4-98 (3 times @ 1.5 days-sec)
Aerosol concentrations over Indonesia from March 11, 1998 to April 4, 1998, from Earth Probe TOMS
Short Commentary on the Invention of Chocolate
Chocolate was not invented, but it was first cultivated by the Mayans and Aztecs who created a special drink from the cocoa bean. Find out how chocolate came to be one of the most sought-after sweets with answers from an experienced teacher in this free video on world history. In this short video the teacher talks and a few visuals are shown. Not very entertaining but offers good facts (Running Time 1:57).
How the Louisiana Purchase Worked
When Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory for 15 million
dollars, the US nearly doubled in size. This is a podcast without visuals. It lasts 15 minutes. Good data, but only for those that can stay awake.
SPLASH 2011: Andrew Black and James Noble - The Grace Programming Language Project The Grace Programming Language project is a research effort that aims to make learning how to program easier by baking "educational abstractions" into the language itself - it's an object oriented programming language designed for teaching undergraduate students. This means the language is designed from the ground up as a learning tool for novice adult programmers.
The Grace PL project is led by
The Grace Programming Language project is a research effort that aims to make learning how to program easier by baking "educational abstractions" into the language itself - it's an object oriented programming language designed for teaching undergraduate students. This means the language is designed from the ground up as a learning tool for novice adult programmers.
The 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington
Historians Clayborne Carson and Peniel Joseph, civil rights leader Elaine Jones, Kennedy administration official Harris Wofford, and veteran journalist Callie Crossley discuss the March 50 years later.
The Death of President Roosevelt
The Death of President Roosevelt - Learn of the Sudden Death of the US President Franklin D. Roosevelt. (05:55) This video shows a lot of vintage footage of Nazi death camps and is NOT intended for younger viewers.
Dan Siegel, "Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain" | Talks at Google
Dan Siegel visited Google LA to discuss his book "Brainstorm - The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain". This talk took place on March 10, 2014.
The reasons for attrition
This paper focuses on a) to reflect on an approach, decisions and subsequent knowledge with regard to non response and b) to discuss the "attrition survey", rather than discussing the actual results of an overall longitudinal study. This should be linked to the paper "student experiences of enterprise education"
Virtual Maths - 3D shapes, diagram, area, volume
Diagram of 3D shapes with formula for calculating area (and volume)
Climate change: challenge or swindle?
Reverend Professor Ian James questions whether climate change is a challenge or a swindle and presents some of the certainties, complexities and controversies from the science of climate change.
Checklist - Work Placement
This is a resource released as part of the E-Portfolio Toolkit based on experience of developing the “Year Abroad E-Portfolio”, undertaken by the School of Languages at Leeds Metropolitan University.
Preterite Mix Tape
NEA's Read Across America
Read Across American kick-off video for the March 2, 2011 event. This is a promotional to minute video, but it does give a background to why the Day is celebrated and its importance. May be slow loading.
How a Computer CD Rom Works
This is a very brief (00:26) video that has information about how a Computer CD-ROM works.
In this video multiple tests are run on different browsers to determine which is fastest. The tests checked the speed that it could quickly desplay the page as well as other tests. IE8 came in last.
Use Internet Explorer to download and run the file. Firefox installs on the system-agree to the license agreement. Use standard options for installing it. After it is installed run-it gives you the choice to set it as your default browser. Gives you step by step instructions to set this up.(3:08)