The Emancipation Proclamation
This video contains a narration of Abraham Lincoln's proclamation - freeing persons living in slavery. Slides of Lincoln are used. (amateur video)
Swimming in Snow
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Violence wreaks havoc on Bangkok a day before election
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Feb. 1 - Unrest in Thailand escalates a day before the country heads to the polls in a general election. Nathan Frandino reports. Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160 years, Reuters has maintained its reputation for speed, accuracy, and impac
OZK 150: Introduction to Ozarks Studies - Lecture 16: Religion in the Ozarks II
In this lecture Dr. Blevins discusses unusual religious groups in Ozarks history, mountain mission schools, and various folk traditions such as brush arbors, pounding preachers, and Decoration Day. This course provides a multidisciplinary introduction to the study of the Ozarks region and its inhabitants, including Ozarks history and geography, regional folk culture and traditions, and current issues. Learn more about Missouri State iCourses at http://outreach.missouristate.edu/icourses.htm
Orpheus is a website from Washington State University which relates to a project designed to enrich introductory humanities courses. The primary focus of the site is ancient mythology but it aims to encourage students to think about the ways in which ancient thought can be related to the modern world and to human psychology in general. The site contains a wealth of resources on a wide range of topics which fall within this remit; included are detailed pages on particular myths, as well as study
Ned Beck's July 4th
Ned Beck continued writing in his diary throughout the summer of 1880, so we have his first-hand account of Holton, Kansas' 4th of July festivities. Holton planned to hold a community picnic on July 3rd, since July 4th fell on Sunday that year, but it was an unusually rainy summer and that Saturday was no exception, so the celebration was somewhat subdued. Just like kids today, Ned's favorite part of the holiday was the fireworks. Here's his description of the events of that week.
Thinkwell American Government: Freedom of Religion, Part 1 of 2
This is an excellent presentation that helps to define the freedom of religion in the United States. (05:56) This is a clip from a larger segment and is done in a lecture-style format.
Louisa May Alcott, American Author- A Brief Overview
This video features narration with still images of the family homestead, the family and family friends, and the cover and illustrations from one edition of Little Women. The female narrator informs us the popularity of this classic novel, Little Women (1868), allowed Alcott to achieve financial security for herself and her family. Bibliography includes four information source websites. (2:
Learn in this video why the Church of Jesus Christ of Later Day Saints ( LDS faith or Mormon) build temples. "Throughout history, the Lord has commanded His people to build temples. Temples are literally houses of the Lord. They are holy places of worship where individuals make sacred promises with God." Run time 03:14
SP.776 Design for Demining (MIT)
Humanitarian Demining is the process of detecting, removing and disposing of landmines. Millions of landmines are buried in more than 80 countries resulting in more than 10,000 civilian victims every year. MIT Design for Demining is a design course that spans the entire product design and development process from identification of needs and idea generation to prototyping and blast testing to manufacture and deployment. Technical, business and customer aspects are addressed. Students learn about
Double "o" "oo" Song
The catchy song on this video from the PBSKids series, "Between the Lions" emphasizes the sound the digraph "oo" makes. Three singers (from the group "Fonix"), sing about all of the words that exist because of the sound "oo" makes. Words such as "yahoo", "hoot", "loot", and more are shown on the screen as they are mentioned in the song. (1:14)
Adding Rational Expressions
This video shows an instructor explaining how to add a rational expression. First, he explains and shows how to factor the expression. Then he continues to finish adding the expression. He works quite quickly, but does work through the steps for the viewer to follow along.
Total Solar Eclipse Animation
Solar eclipses result from the alignment of the Sun, Moon, and Earth. Total solar eclipses — in which the Sun is completely blocked by the Moon — are a spectacular and rare sight to witness. In this animation adapted from NOVA, see why solar eclipses occur and observe a simulated total eclipse. Closed captioning included. Run time 01:13.
“Invoking Chola and Maratha Pasts in Colonial Thanjavur: King Serfoji II's Reinvention of the Brih
A talk by Indira Viswanathan Peterson, David B. Truman Professor of Asian Studies, Mount Holyoke College. From the South Asia Seminar.
Circuitos Magnéticos y Transformadores
El presente curso es un curso básico de transformadores y circuitos magnéticos para estudiantes de ingeniería. Siempre que sea posible por la extensión del curso, se ha procurado que los conocimientos estén asentados sobre bases físicas sólidas, buscando su relación con la Física básica o con la Teoría de Circuitos. Sin embargo se ha procurado evitar aquellos aspectos teóricos que no contribuyen a aportar un conocimiento práctico. Además de ser un curso básico de transformadores,
Maintaining the Ramblin' Wreck
Wreck driver Barrett Ahlers talks about the maintenance required to keep the Wreck running.
This artefact outlines the creation of a new website for Innovation North students holding details of all work placements (short, long term, voluntary, paid).The Institute for Enterprise funded the project and the money helped pay a student to maintain the website for a year
Sociologija. Mintis ir Veiksmas
Sociology. Thought and Action is a full-text, bi-annual "peer-reviewed, interdisciplinary journal published in Lithuania and dedicated to the critical study of contemporary social and cultural change including the shifting status of sociology itself" The journal "covers subjects such as social theory, social research and research methodology, political sociology, gender issues, nationalism, sociology of art, social stratification and social identities" and publishes in Lithuanian and English.
The Landgrabbers: The New Fight Over Who Owns The Earth [Audio]
Speaker(s): Fred Pearce, Professor Anthony Hall, Dr Charles Palmer | ‘Land grabbing’ has been described as the most profound ethical, environmental, economic and social issue in the world today. Financial speculation and concerns over food security are driving the acquisition of vast areas of land by foreign entities from beneath the feet of its occupiers in Africa, South-east Asia, South America and Eastern Europe. This debate examines the relative impact of land grabbing on the lives of po