Chapter 34 - Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe
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Chapter 34: The Quadroon's Story. Classic Literature VideoBook with synchronized text, interactive transcript, and closed captions in multiple languages. Audio courtesy of Librivox. Read by John Greenman.
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African Rock Python
This short video gives excellent real life footage of an African Rock Python. Students will enjoy the close up shots of this amazing reptile. Africa’s largest snake, the African rock python (Python sebae) has a long, stout body, patterned with blotches that vary in color between brown, olive, chestnut and buffy yellow, often joining up in a broad, irregular stripe. The triangular head has many sharp, backwardly curved teeth and is marked on top with a dark brown “spear-head&rdqu
This video shows another part of the interview to Gen Lakma. She talks about the reasons why she became a Buddhist in Great Britain. There is reference to the meaning of Faith for Buddhism, to enlightenment and to doubt.
The Magic School Bus Going Batty - Bats
In the TV show "GOING BATTY," the class is studying nocturnal animals and Ms. Frizzle takes the parents on a nighttime field trip to learn more about bats. As the night progresses, Ralphie becomes convinced that The Friz is a vampire! The class follows Ms. Frizzle and their parents to a scary old castle where, by becoming bats themselves, the kids find out the wonderful truth about these creatures of the night, and Ms. Frizzle! (22:00)
Thomas Edison, Inventor, Part IV
This is an animated biography of Thomas Edison from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children. Run time 05:14.
Rainbow Leaf Beetle--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of a Rainbow Leaf Beetle. The rainbow leaf beetle is arguably one of the most beautiful beetles in Britain. Its common name refers to the longitudinal bands of green, purple and red on the wing cases or 'elytra'. Males are generally smaller and more slender than females. This is a great resource to help build background knowledge and to help make real world connections between nature and the classroom. (Less Than 2 Minutes)
How To Win At Arm Wrestling
Tired of getting slammed in arm wrestling matches? This 1:35 video explains some of the techniques to winning at this type of match. Students should be old enough to understand the strain this places on the body.
GERM 101-01, Elementary German, Fall 2006
German 101 is an introduction into the German language and the culture of the German-speaking countries. No previous knowledge of German is required. We will develop skills in listening comprehension, speaking, reading, and writing. At the end of German 101, you will have control over the material presented in Introduction (Einführung) A and B of our text book Kontakte, and in chapters one through five. In addition to Kontakte, we will also work with an online workbook on a regular basis. Towar
Maximising the return on multichannel marketing at IBM
Brendan Dineen, Director of Marketing -- Demand Programmes at IBM UK talks about the Chief Marketing Officer survey that IBM has been conducting in order to understand the role and concerns of the CMO and what is likely to be on the agenda for technology requirements over the next few years - part of the Cranfield Customer Management Forum Guest Speaker Series: http://bit.ly/9UuSf9
Male Stag Beetles Fighting for Female
This short video gives excellent real life, close up footage of two male Stag Beetles fighting for a female. The stag beetle (Lucanus cervus) is arguably the most spectacular looking beetle in Britain; the male looks like something from a prehistoric age. The giant antler-like mandiblesare used in courtship displays, and wrestling with other males. Although rather fearsome in appearance, the mandibles cannot be closed with any force. You are more likely to be nipped sharply b
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Our Brochures Are Not Blank, Ten Point Vision Finalist
Vote now for the best video: http://richarddawkins.net/contest/finalists/ Learn about: "A Ten Point Vision of a Secular America: Restoring the Values of America's Founders": http://richarddawkins.net/videos/644419 This video is 1 of 7 finalists in the The Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason and Science social media contest. ------ Credits ------ Stick In Mudd http://richarddawkins.net/profiles/185100
IOL: InterOperability Lab
The University of New Hampshire has compiled this excellent collection of resources on networking and computer technology. Over twenty categories are represented, including emerging technologies such as 10 Gigabit Ethernet, Very high rate Digital Subscriber Line (VDSL), and wireless standards. Many of the resources are papers or tutorials written by researchers at the UNH InterOperability Lab, while others are links to various academic and industry efforts. The site is suitable for a broad audie
InterActive Education at the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom aims to address the challenges related to "teaching and learning in the information age." Its research has focused on ways to enhance teaching and learning across the curriculum from primary to post-16 levels of schooling. The project is currently drafting the final report of findings, but provides periodic updates on this website. The website also describes the project and its five research themes: educational policy and m
This is the first in a series of articles that considers the ongoing struggle between humans and computers for chess dominance. The author is a statistician who has been analyzing this relationship for several years, and he argues that computers may never surpass humans. In addition to supporting his argument with empirical evidence, he provides a link to his Web site that includes much more data and historical trends. Another article on the Chessbase Web site describes the November 2003 champio
Protect Those Eyes
Students design and build prototypes for protective eyewear. They choose different activities or sports that require protective eyewear and design a device for that particular use. Students learn about the many ways in which the eyes can be damaged and how engineers incorporate different features and materials into eyewear designs to best protect the eyes.
Physics of Roller Coasters
Students explore the physics utilized by engineers in designing today’s roller coasters, including potential and kinetic energy, friction, and gravity. First, students learn that all true roller coasters are completely driven by the force of gravity and that the conversion between potential and kinetic energy is essential to all roller coasters. Second, they also consider the role of friction in slowing down cars in roller coasters. Finally, they examine the acceleration of roller coaster cars