“The Consequences of the Escalation of War in Afghanistan” (video)
A talk by political scientist Gilles Dorronsoro, visiting scholar in the Carnegie Endowment's South Asia Program. His research focuses on security and political development in Afghanistan, particularly the role of the International Security Assistance Force, the steps required to achieve a viable government in Kabul, and the conditions necess
Global and Analytic Learners
Discover if your child is a global or analytic learner and why it's important to know.
Displaced Jews-Effects on a family
This clip, from a BBC miniseries, focuses on Jews who escaped the growing threat of Nazism. Living in other countries, like Britain, many later told their children: "The only thing that matters in life is what's inside of you because nobody can take it away." (29:09)
Impact of the Air Pollution
This item presents information about global warming, ozone depletion, and acid rain. Includes great graphics.
Penguins Beating the Heat?
July 26, 2007—For Antarctica's penguins, the global-warming plot thickens: Some species seem to be adapting to the heat, while others are experiencing a foreboding population decline.
Natural Inquirer Journals: Facts to the Future
The articles in this Natural Inquirer include just a few of the renewable natural resources studied by USDA Forest Service scientists. By reading these articles, you will learn about the condition of the resources in the year 2000, and you will learn what might happen to them by the year 2040. In the year 2040, how old will you be? Do you think that the condition of the Nation's renewable natural resources will be important to our society in 2040? Why or why not? The articles in this journal wil
Lunch with a Laureate: Eric Chivian
In 1978, in his last years of residency in psychiatry at Mass General Hospital, Eric Chivian decided to do something bold. Encouraged by Australian physician, Helen Caldicott, who spoke of the medical dangers of the nuclear fuel cycle and of nuclear power, in particular, he decided to restart an old medical organization—Physi
The UK ITE Network on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship
The UK ITE Network on Education for Sustainable Development and Global Citizenship was established in July 2007 with funding from ESCalate, WWF-UK and the TDA. The network represents almost all ITE providers in England and has growing representation in N Ireland, Scotland and Wales. An active UK steering group comprises of representatives from ITE providers, NGOs, TDA, UCET and ESCalate.
Crohns Disease Module 1: An Overview
In this module, you will hear stores from parents whose children are living with Crohns, how they were diagnosed, and how theyre making adjustments. It features advice from families who are living with the disease.
Halfway Point In Fraction Numbers
How to find the halfway, or mid point in fraction numbers
The instructor, Ron Cox, discusses the basic definition of a percent number and how to change the percent number into a fraction number. This is part of a larger video segment called Living With Fractions.
Education for Sustainable Development: Appendix 6
The Development Education Association’s good practice indicators for global perspectives in teacher education
Guangming Smart-city: A New Chinese City
By 2010 it is anticipated that half of China’s population will have moved from the countryside to the cities. The Chinese Government has recently presented Dongtan, near Shanghai, as their ecological showcase to the United Nations World Urban Forum, but what will tomorrow’s new Chinese city be? Our key research concern was to design a more sustainable social and economic community and strike a balance between modernization and environmental preservation. The “ecological life-style” is a
HIV and AIDS
Studying individuals with natural resistance to HIV has led to insights into the infection process and may produce new treatments or a vaccine. This session explores recent developments in the study of HIV and AIDS, the future global impact of the current infection levels, and the ethical issues surrounding current research and treatments.
Workshop 8: Understanding Energy
Energy lights our homes, fuels our transportation systems, and much more, but affordable energy is in limited supply. In this session, look at the global impact of these limits and see how being smart about using energy will become more important in our daily lives.
Charlie Chaplin - The Kid moneymaking scene
A scene from the 1921 movie The Kid starring Charlie Chpalin. In this scene, Chaplin and the kid are on their daily scams to make a living.
How to Grow Bell Peppers
Bell peppers should be planted after the last frost in an area
that is free of living weeds. A farmer in this clip explains why bell peppers are best grown 18 inches apart. He demonstrates how to plant them into a seed bed.
Global Investment Returns Yearbook Plant Life Cycles The Growth of Cities and Social Issues The Progressive Era
In a new podcast, Paul Marsh, Emeritus Professor of Finance and co-author of the Credit Suisse Global Investment Returns Yearbook, discusses what information on historic investment returns can tell us about the current crisis
Which life forms reproduce at a distance, give rise to offspring miles away and even after death, trick other living things into helping them reproduce, and encourage predators to eat their young as part of their life cycle? Plants! During Session 4, we’ll continue our study of life cycles by focusing on the Plant kingdom, using flowering plants as our examples. During this
This video is accompanied by text. "In the decades following the Civil War, many Americans migrated from farms and small country towns to the growing cities. Immigrants from several countries, including Germany, Ireland, Italy, and Poland traveled to America in search of better working and living conditions for themselves and their families. Between 1870 and 1900, the population of U.S. cities tripled. By 1890, New York became the second largest city in the world with 3.5 million residents, whil
This Progressive Era was a period from 1890-1920. The progressive movement tried to fix the problems of industrialization. Video is a series of pictures that show people working, the living conditions, presidents, amendments, different acts that were passed, and government reforms. (Amateur video that uses modern music as a background sound.)
Plant Life Cycles
The Growth of Cities and Social Issues
The Progressive Era