Music Suited to a Lady
Colonial ladies played instruments that showed their graceful features to the best advantage, and they never showed their elbows. Music Interpreter Jane Hanson explains.
Chapters in the Soil
Staff Archaeologist Meredith Poole explains how each layer of soil yields subtle clues.
Despite its 14-year lead, many don't know that Jamestown was settled before Plymouth. James Axtell's article, "Historical Rivalry," explores the reasons why.
The Declaration of Independence
Hear the words that were catalyst to the Revolution, read by Bill Barker, Colonial Williamsburg's Thomas Jefferson.
Marquis de Lafayette
Portraying the Marquis de Lafayette, Colonial Williamsburg's Mark Schneider tells the story of the Frenchman who helped save the American Revolution.
A Different Kind of Founder
Candlesticks, buckles, bells, and sword hilts are just a few objects that Colonial Williamsburg founder Doc Hassell is called to manufacture.
Cry Witch, Part One
Take a seat at the trial of Grace Sherwood, the "Virginia Witch."
Playing the Part
Taking the shape of a founding father calls for equal parts of preparation and imagination. Interpreters John Hamant and Steve Holloway detail the process.
For What Ails You
For poxes, headaches, and fevers, the apothecary has a preparation to ease your symptoms. Medical historian Susan Pryor details the treatments.
Colonial Weapons System
As important as the cannon is the vehicle to carry it: a two-wheeled cart that transports, supports, and stores the weapon and its accoutrements. Wheelwright John Boag has the task of construction.
The town is rendered in gingerbread once a year at Colonial Williamsburg. Executive Pastry Chef Joe Sciegaj oversees the construction.
Patrick Henry on Religion
Patrick Henry's passionate beliefs come alive through Richard Schumann's interpretation.
UW 360 - December 2010 Edition: China Earthquake Relief
Hear about Geoffrey Morgan, a student whose international research project turned into earthquake relief effort in China. UWTV presents UW 360, a brand new magazine-style show. UW 360 profiles the fascinating people, programs and community connections that define the University of Washington. The show looks at a wide range of UW topics from solar energy, to heart tissue regeneration, to neighborhood farmer's markets - and much more. Samantha Rund The half-hour program is hosted by UW Alum Saman
EL VERBO SER- THE VERB TO BE
A Spanish lesson on the verb "ser" on esaudio.net. The video gives examples on how to use the verb correctly in sentences and gives the correct forms of the verb "ser".
The Pronoun Song
School House Rock's video on pronouns. Teaches the purpose of pronouns in the english language. (3:00)
Antoinette Schoar - Valuation Tools
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Kristian Kloeckl - "The Senseable City" - 2010 MIT SDM Conference on Systems Thinking for Contempora
"The Senseable City" is a presentation given by Kristian Kloeckl, Research Scientist, in the MIT SENSEable City Laboratory at the MIT System Design and Management's 2010 Systems Thinking for Contemporary Challenges Conference on October 22, 2010. Please reference the link below for Kristian Kloeckl's presentation http://sdm.mit.edu/systems_thinking_conference_2010/presentations/kloeckl.pdf
Manal Omar on "Barefoot in Baghdad," Part 1
Manal Omar discusses her memoir, "Barefoot in Baghdad: A Story of Identity -- My Own and What It Means to Be a Woman in Chaos." An intimate look at the heartrending struggle for freedom and identity in Iraq, this poignant memoir tells a riveting story of hope and despair, freedom and longing, as Omar recounts the extraordinary metamorphosis of Iraq from a liberated country into an occupied one. She speaks of her quest to help as many Iraqi women as possible survive the savages of war and occupat
Financial Assistance Services: Scholarship
http://www.youtube.com/user/StPetersburgCollege Financial assistance is offered based upon financial need as determined by the federal governments system of need analysis. There is also financial assistance available to those that do not have need according to federal guidelines but that require assistance in paying for college costs. This aid is primarily in the form of low interest loans. What is Financial Need? According to federal guidelines, financial need is based on the following equ
Sea Turtles - Endangered Species
This video provides a preview of a television documentary and educational film featuring the rarest sea turtle in the world—the Kemp's Ridley sea turtle. It describes the efforts underway to save these sea turtles from extinction. (8:02)