Who Killed Martin Luther King. Jr.?, Part 6
This is Part 6 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther
King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. Suitable for middle school students and
older. Former FBI agent and Ray himself are interviewed and perpetuate a
conspiracy theory. (Amateur-ish video that still gets across much
information to the viewer.)

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1807 commemorated
This website, from the 1807 Commemorated Project, at the University of York, and the Museums, Libraries and Archives Council, provides a 'resource website for museum practitioners, consultants, outreach officers and all those with an interest in, or connection to, the heritage sector in Britain'. The website aims to 'ensure that future policies and practices within museums, libraries and archives are shaped and informed by the experiences of museum staff, consultants, communities and audiences
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Charles Drew, Part 2 of 4
Film documentary on the life and times of Charles Drew who did research 'in the field of blood transfusions, developing improved techniques for blood storage, and applied his expert knowledge in developing large-scale blood banks early in World War II, saving thousands of allied lives' (Wikipedia, 2009).
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The Hippo and a Friend - Symbiosis Song
In this fun high-quality animated video and song, watch as a hippo and a small tick bird work together to form a profitable, symbiotic relationship.... Additionally, see how crabs and algae, also benefit from mutualism - in this clever and witty animation. (02:39)
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Take off - Lesson 6
This NASA video segment explores how Newton's laws apply to the takeoff of an airplane. Viewers watch an instructor and engineer at NASA's National Test Pilot School and learn that there are four opposing forces on an airplane, that takeoff is the point at which the lift just starts to offset the weight, and that the distance needed for takeoff can be calculated using an equation derived from Newton's second law. The video clip also discusses the extra drag force created by the rolling friction
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Be Heard: Q&A session with campus IT leaders
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RVC 24 - Syringomyelia in Dogs
Syringomyelia is a serious inherited disease which affects the nervous system of Cavalier King Charles Spaniels in particular. In her 2nd foray into podcasting, Dr Kate Chandler explains what to look for and what to do about it if you suspect you have a case.
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California State University - Rural Teaching Residency
This website is a teaching commons resulting from a partnership between MERLOT and the author of the site.  Other MERLOT partner communities can be found here:  http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm?action=communities'The Rural Teacher Residency (RTR) is a pathway that bundles the Master's in Education with a multiple subject or education specialist preliminary credential. Residents participate with cohorts of general and special education Residents to cultivate Professional Learning
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Mormonism: What Mormons Believe - Mormon Church
President Gordon B. Hinckley shares his testimony of the origins of Mormonism, better known as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church or "Mormonism"). What do Mormons believe? Do Mormons believe in latter-day prophets? What do Mormons believe about Joseph Smith? Do Mormons believe Jesus Christ and God appeared to a young boy? How was Mormonism started? Video produced by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
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MATLAB Lecture 2
Presented by Dr. Mike Stopa on Feb 27, 2014.
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Digital Story of the Civil War - History
A very basic and vague overview of the Civil War. Several images, but little meat. Perhaps best for young students.

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Metaphors and Similes

This video describes the difference between metaphors and similes. This video uses think blocks to show the differences between analogy, metaphor, and simile.  Every metaphor and simile has an analogy inside of it.   Video shows how metaphor and simile are related.  Not a very exciting video, but gives good examples.  Good for elementary grade students. 


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The Simile
Similes in 30 seconds or less, this film offers a quick outline of what a simile is as well as how writers use them for effect. (0:42)
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It's A METAPHOR!
This video gives examples of common metaphors and tells why authors use them when writing. (1:20)
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Examples of Onomotapoeia
This is a short video with examples of what onomatopoeia is, including "zzz" for sleeping, and "bark, bark" for a dog bark. Very entertaining and informative. Minimalist but fun. (2:35)
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Onomatopoeia

This is an student English project. The slide show  talks about the meaning of onomatopoeias – words that imitate the sound they represent.   Many examples of  onomatopoeias and how they are used are shown.  Video also shows how they can be used in writing, or to give a picture action, or as a fashion statement. (2:06)


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Runnin' with the Devil
Death Valley is the lowest, hottest, driest area in North America. In the summer, temperatures commonly run above 120° Fahrenheit. The hot dry air just sucks the moisture out of the human body. A person can lose over one gallon of water just sitting in the shade on a summer day in Death Valley. In this video segment from Nature, runners try to keep their cool as they race through Death Valley.  Run time 01:54.
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Rosinka Dance - Sirtaki
Rosinka is Russian for "dew-drop", but it is also the name of the Hamilton, Ontario-based dance group, Rosinka-Dance. Our program is exceptionally flavorful and entertaining. We feature a diverse showcase of dances like: Traditional Russian, Gipsy-Folk, Ballroom, Modern dance and many other styles. The Rosinka-Dance Group observes and celebrates the broad multicultural make-up of Canada and promotes the importance of an open, diverse and inclusive community. We are extremely proud of the dedicat
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Netherlands Development Organisation : Tourism
The Netherlands Development Organisation are a non-profit, international development organisation, established in the Netherlands in 1965. Their “aim is to alleviate poverty by enabling those on the lowest incomes to be part of social and economic networks and so increase their income and employment opportunities.” The website contains further information about the organisation and their work. This is the tourism section of their website, which includes a link to their tourism publications, co
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MSc in Strategic Marketing student video Nikolaos Zagkas
MSc in Strategic Marketing student Nikolaos Zagkas talks about his Cranfield experience
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