Guide to the Records of International Order of Oddfellows, Braddock's Field Lodge #529, Braddock, PA
These records span the years 1857-1975 but are concentrated mostly in the period 1900-1975. The records contain minutes; membership rolls and application books; financial records; forms; and a small amount of correspondence.
Greg Kochanski on Phonetics
Dr Greg Kochanski, a Research Fellow at the Oxford University Phonetics Laboratory, talks about how experiments in phonetics are conducted, how we study the history of language, and how speech changes over time.
NASA Director Predicts Mars Settlement by 2060
Science fiction may become reality. NASA Director Predicts Mars Settlement by 2060 - Long Conversation, an epic relay of one-to-one conversations among some of the Bay Area's most interesting minds, took place over six hours in San Francisco on Saturday, October 16, 2010. (01:48)
Constructing a Perpendicular
The shortest distance between a point not on a line and a line is along the perpendicular to the line. This video describes how constructing a perpendicular to a line uses the same process as constructing the perpendicular bisector of a line segment, but with one additional step. The first step is to swing an arc from the point and intersect the line in two places, which creates a segment that can be bisected. (2:06)
3.1 Introduction We have the obligation to think about the future, precisely because of the type of work we do … Venturing the future is not a risk – it's a necessity of the dignity of humankind. (The Disciplined Mind: Beyond Facts And Standardized Tests, The K-12 Education That Every Child Deserves, Howard Gardner, 2000) This first case study shows the way in which ICT is used within a classroom commu
We have the obligation to think about the future, precisely because of the type of work we do … Venturing the future is not a risk – it's a necessity of the dignity of humankind.
(The Disciplined Mind: Beyond Facts And Standardized Tests, The K-12 Education That Every Child Deserves, Howard Gardner, 2000)
This first case study shows the way in which ICT is used within a classroom commu
Recycling aluminum Cans
This video from Sesame Street Video is for preschoolers about how to recycle aluminum cans. A preschooler explains how some things can be reused and how to recycle. (02:06)
With disgraced lobbyist back in the news and on the big screen in Alex Gibney's new film, CASINO JACK, we re-present Bill Moyers 2006 in-depth exploration of Abramoff and his Washington world. CAPITOL CRIMES investigates the Abramoff lobbying scandal, revealing the web of relationships, secret deals and political manipulation and opening a disturbing window on the dark side of American politics. The fall of Jack Abramoff has exposed a huge web of corruption that still remains vastly unreported b
Alex Corck-Adelman - SU President
Alex talks about all the different opportunities offered by the SU.
"The Fifteen-Woman Lawsuit Opposing the Self-Defense Forces in Iraq" (video)
A talk by lawyer Michiko Nakajima. In the course of the Iraq War, citizens in Japan, singly or in groups, have been taking the state to court alleging violation of the "no war" clause of the Constitution in deploying Self-Defense Force troops. Feminist labor lawyer Michiko Nakajima led a group of 15 women plaintiffs in one such suit. This
The Rise of Industry
This video was made for Chevrolet Motor Division and called "From Dawn to Sunset." The video was made for people to see what man's new role was in factories. This video starts with a narrator talking about how men no longer have to be in the army, but can work in factories and the promise of new prosperity. Video then goes into the daily routine of a man waking up, eating breakfast, going to work in the factories, his job, and leaving work. Viewer should notice the homes, middle class, a
A thirty minute video about how to measure reading speed, problems with reading rapidly, and ways to read faster. There is a one minute reading speed test at the start of the video so students should have a copy of something to read before the video is shown. Explains reading speed ranges. There are several parts to the video.
Alessi: Ethical and Radical
November 21, 2010 - April 10, 2011: Alessi is widely regarded as the world’s most innovative and influential maker of kitchen utensils, or in the company’s parlance, “house-hold objects.” Alessi: Ethical and Radical presents the company’s history in objects while exploring ecological concerns, new technologies, and other themes.
Hai Gia Vinta La Causa, Act 3 “The Marriage of Figaro” by Wolfgang Mozart
Live performance conducted by Karl Bohm. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau sings the role of the Count. (5:43)
Beethoven-A Quick Time Line and an Important Letter
This excellent video is set to Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 that features includes a quick timeline of his life against still images. The words of a letter that he wrote concerning his deafness and his angry behavior because of it. It was found in his drawer after his death; it was never sent. The words of the letter are included in this video.
Beethoven (pt 1)
This is an animated biography of Beethoven from the Discovery Channel Education series. As a child Beethoven was driven by his father who did not like his improvising. He was told he would always be a second rate musician. (2:57)
Beethoven - Birthplace in Bonn, Germany
Ludwig von Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany. (Move the video forward, to 6:25, to see his birth place.) He loved nature, especially the Rhine River, which influenced his musical compositions. (13:17)
Beethoven - His Musical Compositions
At 22 Beethoven arrived in Bonn where he studied with some of the great master musicians. Beethoven's adult life was marked by his profound deafness. He composed some of his most-loved works at a time when he could not hear. When Beethoven died, his contemporaries knew that the maestro, and his works, would long be remembered. (14:41) Part 2.
After Beethoven's father started drinking, the income his young son generated was the family's main source of support. The days were dark, and dreadful, for the young musician.
"You have nothing more to teach me," an exasperated, impertinent Beethoven once told his father.
Escaping the turmoil in his own house, Beethoven found peace at the home of friends - Eleonore and Stephan von Breuning - whose mother (Helene) understood the growing child was fragile, ne
Karajan - Beethoven Symphony No. 5 - Part 1
Karajan Conducting Beethoven's 5th Symphony, Part 1 (Movements 1 and 2). Very old and rare film, no longer in print, recorded in 1966. From http://www.musopen.com
Symphony No 6, 3rd movement by Beethoven
This is a live stage performance of Bernard Haitink conducting the London Symphony Orchestra performing Beethoven's sixth symphony. It was recorded in November, 2005. The picture quality is good and the sound quality is excellent.