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.
The Economy during the US Civil War
This video is accompanied by text. "The Civil War affected northern and southern economies differently. When the war began, the north, with its large factories and well-established companies, generated a great deal of the country’s business. After the first volleys of battle, the north experienced a slight depression due to the uncertainty of the war and the loss of southern business associations. However, after the initial shock passed, the northern economy flourished. The federal government
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,
Lecture 31 - 11/17/2010
End of the Pier?
Organised by British Academy of Management, to be held at Brighton Centre Brighton United Kingdom from 2009-09-15 to 2009-09-17
King Lear to In the loop : fiction and British politics
On 11 December 2009, Nottingham University's Centre for British Politics held a conference at the British Academy that drew together politicians, writers and academics to explore the interaction of British politics and fiction. In addition to the conference several video interviews were conducted with some of the speakers on the day. In this interview taken at the Fiction and British Politics Conference in London, screenwriter Tony Saint talks about an upcoming BBC drama based on the MPs expe
Teaching Piano Chords to Children
When teaching piano chords to children, help them associate the idea with tying notes together to make a different sound. Show kids how to play several notes at once with helpful tips from a children's music instructor in this free video on piano lessons.
The Eastern Orthodox Church part 3 of 3
If you are Orthodox Christian, your religion was founded in the year 33 by Jesus Christ, the Son of God. It has not changed since that time. Our church is now almost 2,000 years old. And it is for this reason, that Orthodoxy, the Church of the Apostles and the Fathers is considered the true "one Holy Catholic and Apostolic Church." This is the greatest legacy that we can pass on to the young people of the new millennium.
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.
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
Microsoft's Google accusation
Microsoft officially filed a complaint with European Union regulators claiming Google is using its dominant position in Internet search advertising to block competition.
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.
Investigating Wisconsin History-Handing Down Our Heritage
Handing Down Our Heritage - While visiting the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Angie wonders how circus performers and other people learn things that are not written down or taught in school. As Angie investigates this mystery, she discovers that art, music, storytelling, and dance and other performing arts can provide history detectives with important clues. Students are introduced to Wisconsin's folk culture and encouraged to begin thinking about their own customs and traditions. Angie helps s
Evolution; Episode 6: The Mind's Big Bang (2/6)
Between 100,000 and 50,000 years ago, something happened that triggered a creative, technological, and social explosion, that allowed humans to dominate the planet. What forces may have contributed to the emergence of the modern human mind? This documentary is suitable for high school grades.
Spot Goes On Holiday
Author Eric Hill introduces his picture book for toddlers. Spot's mum and dad take him to the beach. Spot builds sandcastles, and covers his dad with sand while he's sleeping! While exploring the beach, Spot meets another dog, and they play "chase". (5:08)
A Feature-Based Description Technique for Design Processes: A Case Study
In order to develop appropriate tools for decision support in design processes, it is necessary to found them on an understanding of design. Analytical techniques of design processes that have a direct relationship with tool development can enhance design support systems development. The paper focuses on a design support system in the VR-DIS research program. The aim of this research program is to develop insight in the architectural design process and to establish design tools for architectswor
Learn About the Earth's Four Seasons
Learn about the Earth's Four Seasons in this computer-animated video. There are words/phrases that highlight that narrator's comments. (03:29) The video has time-lapse photography that shows part of a six-month day and a six-month light.
Engaging students, engaging industry and engaging enterprise
This reflective case study and poster relates to a specific event staged by students and examines the phases and critical points within the whole process. It identifies some key learning outcomes for all involved
Carl Hiaasen Talks About Discovering Christopher Paolini -Eragon
In this video clip Carl Hiaasen explains the story of discovering the self-published book Eragon by Christopher Paolini in an Albertson's in Montana. Carl Hiaasen famously gave Eragon to his son to read on a family trip, and his son loved the book. So Carl Hiaasen suggested to his editor at Random House that she read Eragon by Chris Paolini (to that point, a self-published novel). Subsequently, Random House offered Chris Paolini a 500,000 dollar advance for his trilogy, the first book of which w