CBS News: Obama Wins Election
"Breaking News:" CBS News projects that Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama will become the next President of the United States. Katie Couric discusses this historic event. Shows Grant Park before speech. (03:07)
President Obama Surprises Iraq Troops 2009
President Obama made a surprise stop in Baghdad, Iraq while returning home from his second foreign trip as president. Joel Brown reports. (01:39)
Slade Lectures 2009: Week 6: Organicism: National Energy and Natural Flux
Sixth lecture from the series "Style versus the State: Naturalism and Avant-gardism in Third Republic France, 1880-1900" given by Professor Richard Thomson as part of the annual Slade Art Lectures. Richard Thomson, Watson Gordon Professor of Fine Art, University of Edinburgh, gave the Slade Lectures 2009 in naturalism and style in early Third Republic France. This series of podcasts has been released to coincide with the publication of Professor Thomson's book on this subject: Art of the Actual:
Imaging: Photoshop Selection Tools
Video: Imaging: Photoshop Selection Tools Episode 2 (of a 25-part series) This Nortel LearniT tutorial reviews the process to use the selection tools on Photoshop. It shows you how to select a part of your image to edit. (7:08)
The Origin of Egyptian Civilization, Part 3
Learn the history and origin of the ancient black people who are called Egyptians. There's information stretching further back, further than the pre-dynastic period. Some questionable facts and fairly old data are given. (09:49)
Americans in the Spanish Civil War (2 of 2)
The story of Americans involved in the Spanish Civil War. 'The Spanish Civil War was a major conflict that devastated Spain from 17 July 1936 to 1 April 1939' (Spanish Civil War, Wikipedia, 2009). This documentary is suitable for high school students. The story is told through commentary, narration, and several still images from the period.
Author Biography - Tomie dePaola
This is a biography of Tomie dePaola's life. It tells students how to become a children's book illustrator and author. (0:54)
Brashares, Ann - Interview - Booklist
This video is an interview with author Ann Brashares. She discusses her book, 3 Willows, as well as "The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants" series. Sound is mostly audible. She talks about her relationship with her book characters. (3:41)
Author Kate DiCamillo Interview - Booklist
In this filmed, informal interview with Ilene Cooper, children's author Kate DiCamillo talks about her role and experiences during the making of her books The Tale of Despereaux and Because of Winn-Dixie into movies. Though brief, the video allows the author's personality to shine forth. (2:18)
Land Of The Tiger - Sacred Waters, Part 4
This documentary, which is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students, explores the wildlife of the Indian subcontinent living in close proximity to the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers. 9:51
Land Of The Tiger - Sacred Waters, Part 5
This documentary, which is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students, explores the wildlife of the Indian subcontinent living in close proximity to the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers. Run time 08:08.
Charlotte Harbor Estuary System
Where the rivers meet the sea: This video describes an estuary and the Charlotte Harbor Estuary system. Charlotte Harbor has 11 estuaries. Talks about different animals that are affected by the estuary system. It details how this specific estuary system is made. It also defines watershed. Run time 02:00.
Where The Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak
A video adaptation of the Maurice Sendak classic, narrated by an adult male. Illustrations from the book appear page by page while the words from the book are read. Some sound effects and background drum music. Max is made King Of All Wild Things and a wild rumpus takes place. But Max goes home to supper in his room. Adapted and narrated for video by John Kelin; what did he leave out? (4:13 - No video or audio from 3:50 - 4:13)
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Welcome to North Korea [pt 2/6]
This film, shot mostly covertly, shows the irony of a regime where 20 million people lived in poverty, some on the brink of starvation, while former dictator Kim II Sung built extravagant monuments to reflect his power. He fostered a grotesque personality cult, which his son and successor Kim Jong Il perpetuates. All around the capital, Pyongyang, an endless stream of propaganda glorifies the leaders. Monuments and museums pay homage to them, but they are strangely empty.
One Minute Romanian - flyer
From the makers of the award-winning online language course Coffee Break Spanish comes a new range of titles aimed at busy people who want to acquire the absolute basics of a language. One Minute Languages from the Radio Lingua Network will introduce learners to a new language from scratch. The course is made up of ten lessons and covers topics including basic greetings, introducing yourself, and dealing with language problems. You’ll also learn numbers and other useful words and phrases whi
Leek's Rainy Day (for Young Learners) Leek doesn't like the rain falling on his leaves, which is not a good thing when you're one of the only things left in the veggie patch in rainy March. He searches fruitlessly for somewhere to hide from the rain, but all the good places are used up by other people who are really enjoying the rain and mud. Eventually the rain stops and he realizes that the rain has actually cle
Leek doesn't like the rain falling on his leaves, which is not a good thing when you're one of the only things left in the veggie patch in rainy March. He searches fruitlessly for somewhere to hide from the rain, but all the good places are used up by other people who are really enjoying the rain and mud. Eventually the rain stops and he realizes that the rain has actually cle
Competing for the cloud
Cloud computing has made life easy for millions of users. But it’s a different story for software companies providing those cloud-based services: the field is small, the game is fast and the battle for dominance is fierce. SAP is determined to win.
The MLA Format Avoiding Plagiarism and Documenting Sources
This lesson received an honorable mention in the 2010 SoftChalk Lesson Challenge.'In this lesson, you will learn...What the MLA Format is and why it is importantHow to write a citation in the MLA formatHow to cite sources in your paper'