LRA Event Part 5: Dear Obama
This part of the LRA event includes a short video by Marcus Bleasdale entitled "Dear Obama." In it, the populations of central Africa ask Obama for help. Afterward, a panel discussion with the four keynote speakers. To see more on the LRA, visit: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa/lords-resistance-army-hunt-africas-most-wanted
Lesson #015, Friday Domenica = Sunday Lunedi = Monday Martedi = Tuesday Mercoledi = Wednesday Giovedi = Thursday Venerdi = Friday Sabato = Saturday
Domenica = Sunday
Lunedi = Monday
Martedi = Tuesday
Mercoledi = Wednesday
Giovedi = Thursday
Venerdi = Friday
Sabato = Saturday
LRA Event Part 4: Joe Bavier
Journalist Joe Bavier discusses the need to explain the crimes of the LRA to the world. To see more on the LRA, visit: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa/lords-resistance-army-hunt-africas-most-wanted
Kratts Creature-Who's Who?-Creature Kingdom-Part 2 of 3
In part two of this video, the Kratt Brothers continue discovering the creature kingdom. Reptiles, dinosaurs, birds, ungulates, and mammals are defined and discussed. The brothers narrow down the creature kingdom until they find the aardvark and elephant. This is part two of three. (9:20)
Cosmonauts walk in space
Two Russian cosmonauts walked outside the International Space Station Friday - the 27th spacewalk for the Russian Space Station. Jon Decker reports.
Thirteen Colonies - Cartoon Overview
This professionally-made video from Brain Pop uses simple terms and cartoon animation to give a brief explaination of the thirteen colonies. Key terms and names include: Jamestown, Pilgrims, Plymouth, French and Indian War, New England Colonies, Middle Colonies, Southern Colonies, plantations, and Revolutionary War. Run time 05:00.
American Revolution - Cartoon Overview
This professionally-made video from Brain Pop uses simple terms and cartoon animation to help explain the events during the Revolutionary War. Some key vocabulary terms and names include: Lexington, Paul Revere, Samual Prescott, Midnight Ride, Minutemen, Second Continental Congress, George Washington, Thomas Paine, Common Sense, Declaration of Independence, Saratoga, Benedict Arnold, Benjamin Franklin, Valley Forge, John Paul Jones, guerrilla warfare, Yorktown, and Lord Cornwallis. Run time 04
Google reshuffles the top deck
Google co-founder Larry Page returns to the chief executive role amid increasing competition from a crop or emerging rivals like Facebook.
1996 MIT Commencement Address - Albert A. Gore new
Vice President Albert A. Gore gives the commencement address as Guest Speaker for the 1996 MIT Commencement Exercises, on June 7, 1996. [T949]
The Chinese Pipa
If you want to play this cool instrument, you need some serious hand coordination. The pipa is a pear-shaped string instrument that is native to China. The “pi” means to push the right-hand fingers from right to left, and “pa” is to pull the thumb of the right hand from left to right. Aside from its cool name, the Pipa, it is said, must be played with an open heart and mind in order to truly play it. This great video from explore.org features this cool Chinese string instrument. So enjoy
Kindergarten and 1st Grade-Basic Addition
In this brief video addition with manipulatives is introduced. This is a basic lesson showing 1+1=2 and 2+2=4 (0:48).
Steam Engine Drives a Revolution
The steam engine revolutionized the world of transportation.
vention inspired by a boiling kettle? This video explains how steam power came to be utilized as a source of energy and its developments through the ages. A good video when studying any aspect of technology and innovation in history.
Treaty of Versailles
Know About The Treaty Of Versailles - The treaty was designed to free the small ethnic groups from Germany's reign and make sure the power hungry Germany could not ravage France again. It also helps explain how this resulted in future problems. A good, brief review, but students need a map to be able showing Germany before and after the treaty was signed.
What Is the Earth Made of?
The earth's mantle, core and surface have varying chemical compositions, but the earth is generally made up of eight main elements, within which there are four super abundant elements. (02:18)
What Kinds of Animals Live in the Rain Forest?
What Kinds of Animals Live in the Rain Forest? There are two types of rain forests, including temperate rain forests and tropical rain forests, but both possess an abundance of different animal species. (03:10)
Prepositions of Location-In, On, Under, Over, In Front, Behind
This video's main character Shompy demonstrates prepositions of location (in, on, under, over, in front, behin) with a balloon. The song and motions get faster as the song continues. The end of the song shows sign language for the prepositions (1:41).