Healthy Eating Habits for Children and Families - part 2
While recent studies suggest that the rates of childhood obesity are leveling off, David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD, director of the Optimal Weight for Life Clinic at Children's Hospital Boston, suggests that the rates of childhood obesity are still at epidemic levels and parents can help to serve as the first line of defense in preventing obesity in their children. In part 2 of this video, you will get specific tips and advice
The Diary of Anne Frank Slide Show
In this slide show excerpts from The Diary of Anne Frank are read. Pictures are shown of Anne Frank's life and the Holocaust in this video . A great educational Holocaust documentary.
Scholastic Booktalk for Inkheart
Scholastic Booktalk for Inkheart by Cornelia Funke. It is about books coming to life when they are read aloud.
The Eucharist (part 3 of 3)
St. Peter Julian Eymard has rightfully said: "The spread of the Eucharistic kingdom of Christ is necessary for the salvation of the society. The Eucharist is the life not only of individual Christians, but of nations as well. The Eucharist is not only for personal piety, it is essential to social life, for it is the very life of the world."
Agent Based Modeling of Complex Adaptive Systems (basics)
Our human society consists of many intertwined Large Scale Socio-Technical Systems (LSSTS), such as infrastructures, industrial networks, the financial systems etc. Environmental pressures created by these systems on Earth’s carrying capacity are leading to exhaustion of natural resources, loss of habitats and biodiversity, and are causing a resource and climate crisis. To avoid this sustainability crisis, we urgently need to transform our production and consumption patterns. Given that we, as
How the Louisiana Purchase Worked
When Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory for 15 million
dollars, the US nearly doubled in size. This is a podcast without visuals. It lasts 15 minutes. Good data, but only for those that can stay awake.
Hitler's Supernatural Rise to Power? -National Geographic
The video explains that Hitler's life changed after consulting an astrologer who suggested the use of a mandrake, an element used by occultists to attract power. There is reference to newspaper sources of the time where there are images of Hitler with the mandrake.
Abraham Lincoln, Part VII
Seventh installment of the animated biography of the life of President Abraham Lincoln. This Discovery Education video is aimed at elementary school children.
Abraham Lincoln, Part IX
Ninth installment of the animated biography of the life of President Abraham Lincoln. This Discovery Education video is aimed at elementary school children.
Abraham Lincoln, Part X
Final installment of the animated biography of the life of President Abraham Lincoln. This Discovery Education video is aimed at elementary school children.
Background Information, Links, Reference Works on Climate Change, form 9th Grade Upwards