Discovery Channel - Solar Storm - Part 3
This video is a combination of documentary and speculation concerning severe solar storms. Suitable for high school students. (07:57)
Spanish Alphabet Song (military style) by Barbara MacArthur
The letters are sung as they appear on the screen. (There are words of information and encouragment in English, but the alphabet is sung in Spanish.) The song is sung by Barbara MacArthur from Sing, Dance, Laugh, and Eat Tacos 2. Suitable for all beginning learners of Spanish.
GESS: Amazonian Dark Earths
Dr. Antoinette WinklerPrins, Associate Professor of Geography at Michigan State University presented "Amazonian Dark Earths: Implications for the Region?" as part of the Global Environment Speaker Series hosted by the University of Richmond Department of Geography & the Environment. For more in the GESS visit http://geography.richmond.edu/resources/speaker-series.html
Words With Short E Song - Hooked on Phonics
This animated video includes a blues song focusing on words that contain short "e." Many different short e words are presented in the song. Colors is used to highlight the letters. (2:12)
Learn English 65 - Films
5 minute video clip that teaches how to exchange opinions. The clips talks about asking for people's opinion, giving your own opinion, and disagreeing. A short movie shows an example of how to use opinions in real life.
Changing attitudes to disability
Bath Institute of Medical Engineering (BIME) President Baroness Masham of Ilton, who is also the Founder and President of the Spinal Injuries Association, and Dr Elizabeth White, Head of Research & Development at the College of Occupational Therapists deliver the BIME lecture.
The Digital Design Process - Reflections on a Single Design Case
CAD tools are increasing their expressive and geometric power to enable a design process in which the computer model can be used throughout the whole design process for realizing the design. Such a process, in which other media such as physical scale models or drawings are no longer required by necessity to facilitate the design process, can be considered a digital design process. Rather than proposing that such a process is ideal ? drawings and scale models should not be discarded ? we feel tha
emaj : electronic Melbourne art journal
'emaj: electronic Melbourne art journal' is a full-text refereed ejournal published from the University of Melbourne, featuring scholarly articles on art history in Australia and beyond. At June 2009 there are three issues online, with articles freely available for download in PDF format. Example article titles include: 'Wolfgang Sievers and the revisionism of Australian migrant art'; 'Changing museum environments: global articulations of the 'Video Text' (19681990)'; and 'The guitar, the muse
Passing the GED Math Test
Excellent video from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than eight years. Mr. Chang shares basic tips and strategies. He reminds students to study multiplication tables to prepare. (1:48)
Video Documentary- Gay couples struggle with the values of family and society as they make plans to walk down the aisle.(Caution: This video concerns non-traditional relationships.)
Frustration of some Americans over the policy of segregation and resistance by other Americans to integration eventually gave rise to the acts of civil disobedience that would mark the beginning of the civil rights movement. In demonstration after demonstration one or more individuals would inspire others to take a stand against a system based on prejudice.
Global Population Growth
The world's population will grow to 9 billion over the next 50 years -- and only by raising the living standards of the poorest can we check population growth. This is the paradoxical answer that Hans Rosling unveils at TED@Cannes using colorful new data display technology (you'll see). As a doctor and researcher, Hans Rosling identified a new paralytic disease induced by hunger in rural Africa. Now he looks at the bigger picture of social and economic development. Run time 10:04.
Farming becomes a Business
This video is accompanied by text. "Agriculture in the Mississippi Valley region underwent major changes after the Civil War. Farmers began thinking of farming as a business with a cash crop of wheat, corn, or cotton instead of a self-sufficient way of life. A farm began to be viewed as an outdoor factory and growing crops as production. Farmers made use of credit and considered such factors as transportation and marketing, just like other businesses. Farming also became increasingly mechanized,
The Nature of Rights
From http://www.iep.utm.edu/amer-enl/ - “…John Adams was also a founder, statesman, diplomat and eventual President who contributed to American Enlightenment thought. Among his political writings, three stand out: Dissertation on the Canon and Feudal Law (1776), A Defense of the Constitutions of Government of the United States
of America, Against the Attack of M. Turgot (1787-8), and Discourses
on Davila (1791). In the Dissertation, Adams faults Great Britain
This, That, These and Those
This is a short video lesson about the demonstratives with interactive exercises. Questions are asked about the demonstrative pronouns, this, that, these, and using picture examples to choose from. Very slow paced and simple for younger viewers or ESL students.
UT News - April 16, 2015
In today's UT News - -The Department of Music will present Carl Orff’s “Carmina Burana” - Dr. Jacques Amar of the Department of Physics and Astronomy in the College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics was recently was elected a Fellow of the American Physical Society
Tariff of 1832 and Clay’s Compromise
Video accompanied by text. "South Carolina stood firm against the Tariff of 1828 with such acts of defiance as lowering the flags to half-mast. These displays made President Jackson realize that intervention was necessary. John C. Calhoun still carried some influence with the president, who at Calhoun’s urging encouraged Congress to enact the Tariff of 1832. This new tariff reduced the rate of the Tariff of 1828. However, producers in the south remained distraught over the high tariffs and res
Top Ten Poetic Devices
This is an outstanding video of the'Top Ten Poetic devices'. This video made for the Learning English through Poems and Songs workshop from British Council Hong Kong(C) EDB 2009. The video is suitable for third-grade students and older.