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History's Turning Points - 1347 AD The Black Death
NOTE: There is brief frontal nudity at approximately 11:35 (old paintings). It's actually a little difficult to see--the instructor may choose to skip past this point. When a plague-ridden ship landed in Venice in 1347, it was immediately put into quarantine...but no one could stop the rats from corning ashore. Within three years, a third of Western Europe's population was dead. It was the greatest calamity in history. A 25-minute video that is well-acted and written. A great le
Francis Deng: Genocide Conference Keynote Address
Keynote address by Ambassador Francis Deng, Research Professor, Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies and Director of the SAIS Center for Displacement Studies; Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution; Special Adviser to the U.N. Secretary General for the Prevention of Genocide and Mass Atrocities. Part of a two-day conferen
Lesson #12 - Restaurants: Counting the Party in Japanese
Learn Japanese travel phrases with SurvivalPhrases.com! A little Japanese can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling to Japan for business or pleasure, these phrases will help make your trip much more pleasant and meaningful! Today, we’ll go over the first thing you say when entering an eatery. We’ll learn to say how many people [...]
Magical Nature Alphabet
Video goes through the A-B-C's. Each letter is pronounced and an example is given that starts with each letter. Images are on the screen for each letter as well as a close-up of a mouth pronouncing each sound. (09:01)
Pocahontas Biography, Part III
This is NOT the animation from the well-known studio. This is an animated biography of Pocahontas from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
Animal Farm by George Orwell, Part 5 of 8
Animated cartoon. Although all grades could learn from this animated video, it is perhaps best understood by high school students who may be studying the political reasons for the authorship of the novel. 'Animal Farm is a dystopian novel by George Orwell. Published in England on 17 August 1945, the book reflects events leading up to and during the Stalin era before World War II' (George Orwell, Wikipedia, 2009). (7:21)
Tom Price, Ultimate Green Farmer
He's a great example of what we all should try to become. With a unique composting facility, Price does his part to pitch in to save the environment.
Uncle Tom's Cabin and its Effects
This video is accompanied by text. "The most significant response to the Fugitive Slave Act came from the pen of novelist Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom’s Cabin ran serially for nearly a year in an abolitionist newspaper, before it was published as a book in early 1852. It was an immediate and phenomenal success—selling 10,000 copies its first week in print, and 300,000 within a year. By the time of the Civil War, several million copies were in circulation, and many Union soldiers received
Two car bombs hit Syrian market in Douma
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe The chaotic scene just moments after two car bombs went off in a popular Douma market injuring dozens. Deborah Gembara reports. More from Syria: http://smarturl.it/SyriaAttack Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe 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
How to Find the Surface Area of a Triangular Prism
Looking for an informative video on how to get the surface area of a triangular prism? This useful tutorial explains exactly how it's done in four minutes. The instructor uses a small whiteboard for demonstration.
Virtual Maths Data Handling - Light Meter tool
Light Meter simulation tool
COPMM/PMAA Symposium - Sue Bidrose - Improving the Performance of Local Government Authorities
Sue Bidrose - General Manager: Strategy and Development at Dunedin City Council, gives a presentation at the COPMM/PMAA Symposium for "Improving the Performance of Local Government Authorities"
"Pens and Swords: How the American Mainstream Media Report the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict" (video)
A talk by Marda Dunsky, former Arab affairs reporter for the Jerusalem Post and editor on the national/foreign desk of the Chicago Tribune. As world attention is renewed and refocused on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict at the sixtieth anniversary of its seminal year of 1948, Marda Dunsky takes a close look at how more than two dozen major American print and broadcast outlets have reported the conflict i
SI / Coursera - Programming for Everybody Learn French - Les Jeunes (Games) Sentences Versus and Sentence Fragment Monarch Migration Geometry - Similar Triangles Islamic Ethics of War and Peace
In this video the instructor recites various words of game activities in French. For beginning learners. The words appear at the bottom of the screen as they are recited.
Learn about distinguishing between a sentence versus a sentence fragment. The five features of a sentence are shown as text on the screen. Examples of complete sentences are shown and viewers are asked why they are complete sentences.
The wondrous flight of millions of monarch butterflies from their roosts in the Sierra Madre mountains of Mexico has long captured the imagination of scientists, nature lovers and tourists. Each spring, the butterflies begin their remarkable journey north. They travel thousands of miles on a trek that provides them with optimal breeding conditions and ultimately ensures the survival of the species. This video segment from Nature captures the butterflies' spring awakening. Run time 03:02.
In this lesson, students review the idea that the ratios of the lengths
of corresponding sides of similar figures are equal. Students then use
this idea to find missing segment lengths in similar figures.
Notre Dame OpenCourseware (OCW) offers free educational resources for the course "Islamic Ethics of War and Peace" in the Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies. Islamic Ethics of War and Peace examines the major principles of Islamic ethics and the key theories of classical and contemporary Muslim ethicists. These principles and theories will be applied to analyze contemporary Muslim perspectives on war and peace. Students will also be encouraged to compare the ethical principles and t
Learn French - Les Jeunes (Games)
Sentences Versus and Sentence Fragment
Geometry - Similar Triangles
Islamic Ethics of War and Peace