Friends and Friendship
This video is about friends and friendship. The presenter refers to words used in American and in British English like buddy and pal. He refers to some of his own friends and greets them.
How to Grow Celery
In this clip learn that growing celery is done by planting the seeds in the early spring, protecting the new growth using a milk carton and harvesting the vegetable in the summer. A gardener gives information and tips about growing celery and explains how to stagger celery plants to enjoy celery all season long.
Southern Renaissance Unit 13
"My subject in fiction," Flannery O'Connor tells us, "is the action of
grace in the territory held largely by the devil." One might do well to
ask what, if not the devil, haunts the American South in this era
between the wars. This program uncovers the revisioning of Southern
myths during the modernist era by writers William Faulkner and Zora
Historical gazetteer of London before the Great Fire - Cheapside; parishes of All Hallows Honey Lane
Detailed property histories for five parishes in the central Cheapside area of London, from the 12th to the late 17th century. It includes accounts of the parish churches, and information about the people and buildings associated with the properties.
Brain Anomaly and Plasticity: Hydrocephalus Hydrocephalus, a childhood disorder of excess fluid in the brain, illustrates brain plasticity — the brain’s amazing ability to rebound after injury. While patients with this disorder experience compression and destruction of brain tissue early in life, many are able to function normally later in life, after their brains have compensated for the loss. Many Planets, One Earth Agriculture Does dyslexia exist? Guangming Smart-city: A New Chinese City Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine Milestones in Science - Joseph Lister and Ignaz Semmelweis Sex and Relationship Education Week EYFS Today - Learning and Development Yahoo! Teacher Tools The Harvest Moon Alzheimer's Disease Women in Film: A Short History of Women's Faces in Film THE LITTLE DARLING Directed by D.W. GRIFFITH SILENT FILMS & TV SHOWS on DVDS at TVDAYS.com Chaplin: A Character is Born (clip) DW GRIFFITH AS IT IS IN LIFE 1910 SILENT MARY PICKFORD 1911
The early Earth was a much different planet than the one we know today. Ancient rocks provide evidence of the emergence of oxygen in the atmosphere and of a frozen Snowball Earth. Scientists Paul Hoffman and Andrew Knoll look at these clues to help explain the rise of complex animal life.
Will world population outrun food resources? The "Green Revolution" of the 20th century multiplied crop yields, in part through increasing inputs of pesticides and fertilizers. How can farmers reduce their use of agricultural chemicals and still produce enough food?
In the programme, 'The Dyslexia Myth', it is argued that dyslexia is an emotional construct used, in many cases, to save children who are poor readers from embarrassment and that funnels resources and effort away from early literacy interventions. This article has links to the programme and interviews with proponents on both sides of the argument.
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
The polio virus attacks certain types of nerve cells and for hundreds of years it killed and crippled - especially children. By 1952 Dr. Salk and his research team had developed a killed virus vaccine against polio. Learn how a nationwide mobilization led by Jonas Salk eradicated polio from American society in this short video clip. Run time 0:55.
Even in the 19th century wound infection still meant that one in every two successful operations ended in the death of the patient. Ignaz Semmelweis and Joseph Lister realized that this was attributable to the lack of hygiene in hospitals. Run time 14:49.
This week, January 19th - 25th, Teachers TV is showing a number of premieres including documentaries examining controversial issues such as forced marriages in the UK, sex education in early years, teaching abortion in schools and transexuality.
This Teachers TV video, recorded in a Birmingham primary school, explores the strategies used by the early years practitioners in order to develop an interactive environment that has the aim of enabling the pupils to play an active role in their learning.
Yahoo! has a suite of services educators can use to support teaching and learning in the 21st century classroom. (13 slides)
Although most think of the "harvest moon" as a bright full moon any time in the late summer or early fall, defined properly it is the full moon closest to the fall equinox in September in the Northern Hemisphere. THe slide show explains the history behind the "harvest" name for the moon, as well as why it appears larger in the horizon with its pale yellow, orange or red tinge. This slide show does not include audio.
When this program was first filmed, Eleanor, age 51, was in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease. This module follows Eleanor’s physical and mental decline after the initial filming. Pathology in the brainstem and other regions in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients are shown to interfere with acetylcholine release, resulting in neuronal atrophy. The module discu
A succession of women's faces morphing into each other, covering film styles from the Silent Film era to the 21st century. There is no text to explain who these women are. (2:26)
The Little Darling 1909 . The man's name is D. W. Griffith--David Wark Griffith--and his story is that of the period between 1908 and 1913 when he created a method of storytelling in purely cinematic terms that was to raise the moving picture permanently out of the category of a scientific curiosity. (2:42)
This he did by the use of techniques that broke precedents and created a vocabulary of visual devices for the emergence of film as art as well as by the development of a stock co
— Charlie Chaplin is undoubtedly one of the most significant names in the development of the movies. This documentary shows the evolution of Chaplin's "little tramp" character as shown in scenes from his early classic comedies. Narrated by actor Keenan Wynn, the video presents the career of Chaplin from his very first story through comedy classics such as "The Rink," "The Pawnshop," and "The Immigrant. A S-L Film Production. 40 minutes, b/w. (1:38)
Despite the overwhelming importance of D.W. Griffith to the development of cinema art; his name, his work and the work of those who helped him create his moving pictures have become a generally unknown commodity amongst the American public. (12:18)
Hydrocephalus, a childhood disorder of excess fluid in the brain, illustrates brain plasticity — the brain’s amazing ability to rebound after injury. While patients with this disorder experience compression and destruction of brain tissue early in life, many are able to function normally later in life, after their brains have compensated for the loss.
Many Planets, One Earth
Does dyslexia exist?
Guangming Smart-city: A New Chinese City
Jonas Salk and the Polio Vaccine
Milestones in Science - Joseph Lister and Ignaz Semmelweis
Sex and Relationship Education Week
EYFS Today - Learning and Development
Yahoo! Teacher Tools
The Harvest Moon
Women in Film: A Short History of Women's Faces in Film
THE LITTLE DARLING Directed by D.W. GRIFFITH SILENT FILMS & TV SHOWS on DVDS at TVDAYS.com
Chaplin: A Character is Born (clip)
DW GRIFFITH AS IT IS IN LIFE 1910 SILENT MARY PICKFORD 1911