Borders Book Club featuring Christopher Paolini Part 4
Christopher Paolini is interviewed by the Borders Book Club. Paolini
answers club members questions about his books.
Van Gogh - The Starry Night (new version)
Better sound and sync
Crohns Disease Module 11: Resources
Learn what support groups and events are available and how to get involved with the Crohns & Colitis Foundation of America, including the benefits of being involved. (4:02)
Jaguar-Land Rover on a roll, but margins get squeezed
Sept. 27 - Jaguar-Land Rover is enjoying record sales, but falling margins threaten to spoil the party. We speak to CEO Ralf Speth at the Paris Car Show.
Fabian Society online archive
The Fabian Society online archive is maintained by LSE Archives, which is based at the London School of Economics and political Science. It provides free access to an online library of over 580 full text pamphlets, minute books and tracts from the Fabian Society. The items have been published from 1884-1997 and cover a wide range of topics relating to British social, economic and political history. They include: electoral reform; foreign policy (such as colonialism, the Cold War and relations wi
Math Lessons- Fraction Word Problems
These videos were designed to help students of all levels through difficult math topics. These videos are also helpful to parents as they help their children with homework. This video clip, the instructor teaches children how to break down and complete fraction word problems. (7:34)
21L.003 Introduction to Fiction (MIT)
This course investigates the uses and boundaries of fiction in a range of novels and narrative styles, traditional and innovative, western and non-western, and raises questions about the pleasures and meanings of verbal texts in different cultures, times, and forms.
Revelations from survivors of 9-11 from Trinity Chuch
The video, Revelations, examines the spiritual struggles and breakthroughs of those directly affected by the atrocity of 9/11 -- the families of those who died, survivors, recovery workers, and volunteers. A long video, but it provides a variety of interviews.
Anarchists in the 1936 Spanish Civil War
Anarchism has historically gained the most support and influence in Spain, especially in the seventy or so years before Francisco Franco's victory in the Spanish Civil War of 1936-1939. 'The Spanish Civil War was a major conflict that devastated Spain from 17 July 1936 to 1 April 1939' (Spanish Civil War, Wikipedia, 2009). This documentary is suitable for high school students. The story is told through commentary, narration, and several images from the period.
A video about the event that devastated Europe in 1347 the epidemic of Bubonic Plague. Done with illustrations. Moves very rapidly so it needs to be stopped and each comment discussed to be of value.
Solving Word Problems Using a Table to Narrow Down Answer
This simple video shows the steps in solving a word problem using a
table. The narrator's voice is distracting. Simple animations show
students the thinking process in converting the words to numbers.
Universe of Real Numbers
Algebra IA explanation of real numbers. You need to use the script on the left hand side of the frame to move the video along. Excellent.
Book Walk of Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed
A Book Walk through Junie B. Jones Has a Monster Under Her Bed by
Barbara Park. Junie heard her parents say there are no monsters, but
what if Paulie Allen Puffer is right? What if the monster thinks her
toes look yummie? (1:14)
(9/12)Battlefield: The Battle for Russia
This fast paced episode of "Battlefield" chronicles the titanic war in the east, that eventually decided World War II in Europe. Despite numerous warnings from the Communist spy networks: the Lucy Spy-Ring the Red Orchestra Richard Sorge, and pleadings from Churchill and FDR, through ultra decrypts, Stalin discounted all invasion warnings. Stalin felt that all these alarming reports was actually an attempt to divide agreements between the Soviet Union and Nazi Germany, by the British and America
War and peace. Leo Tolstoy Part 19
A 1956 movie version of Leo Tolstoy's literary masterpiece, War and
Peace, . This epic tale takes place during Napoleon's invasion of
Russia. part 19
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.
The Experience of Muslims in British and French Prisons
According to new research there is a significant difference in the way that the British and French prison systems treat Muslim prisoners. Taking the prison experience as a microcosm of both French and British society, Professor Joly explores the issues of national identity, multiculturalism and ethnic or regligous tensions within both countries and how the state has responded to the challenges. Touching on the recent riots across France, Professor Joly raises serious concers about the ability of
How can government, industry and business better work together to invest in long-term research to harness solar energy and transform carbon dioxide into energy fuel? In this lecture, Global Chair at the University, Professor Geoffrey Ozin talks about using carbon dioxide as a source of fuel rather than treating it as a waste product and pioneering advances in nano-chemistry.
British Parliament: Print and Politics
British Parliament: Print and Politics
Franklin D. Roosevelt
At the time America was going through its worst economic crisis, Franklin Delano Roosevelt seemed to offer a natural talent for leadership. This film shows how that charismatic quality appealed so much when America lacked direction and vitality. The film also traces the steps Roosevelt took to create a larger federal bureaucracy than had ever existed. Henry Fonda narrates.