Change at the Top of the World
Marked by towering glaciers and vast expanses of tundra and open sea, the astonishing Arctic landscape exudes a feeling of immense power. But the region's ecosystem is actually one of the most fragile, and it is facing quick deterioration from man-made intrusions such as mining, oil drilling, and pollution - as well as global warming. Journey with explore to meet the region's people and find out how these issues are affect
Cornelius Nepos - Vitae - Pausanias
From Rolfe's edition of Nepos.
Erasmus - Naufragium - Colloquia Selecta
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Caput 001 Grammatica Janualis Comenii
Grammaticae Janualis Comenii Intermediate level Grammar in 15 Chapters
Edition 6: Listening Comprehension, Zalacain Part 4
A Spanish guided reading with vocabulary review and a grammar pointer on the imperfect subjunctive word fuese, for intermediate to advanced Spanish students, a continuation of the Zalacain el Aventurero story.
Galapagos Wildlife - The Islands of Fire
"The Galapagos was Darwin's laboratory for the study of the origins of life. See the amazing creatures he studied in 1835- giant tortoises, sea turtles, flightless cormorants, iguanas, and penguins." Run time 04:40.
Elizabeth I - Documentary Part 3
This part of the documentary begins talking about Tomas Seymour, Edward IV's uncle. Tomas Seymour married Katherine Par. Seymour would molest Elizabeth. Elizabeth would be sent away from court. Once Katherine died Tomas Seymour would do his best to get more power. He attempted against Edward's life. He was arrested and charged with treason. Elizabeth was also affected by this event.
Alternative Energy - Biofuel from Algae
"Algae is the fastest growing plant life, and as an organism it converts sunlight into oil, scientists theorize that Algal biofuel can produce a whopping 30 times more energy per acre than any other biofuel option." (02:01)
The Franciscan Spirit of St. Francis of Assisi: song with photos and pictures
We know that St. Francis desired and believed his life to be an imitation of Jesus. His conviction that he was but an imitator preserved him from all temptation to pride, and enabled him to proclaim his views with incomparable vigor, without seeming in the least to be preaching himself. This is naturally explained by the fact that St. Francis never consented to occupy himself with questions of doctrine. For him faith was not of the intellectual but the moral domain; it is the consecration of t
How a Dinosaur Became a Fossil
Remains and traces of ancient life are preserved in rock as fossils. This fossil record is a natural documentation of the evolution and history of life on Earth. In this interactive resource adapted from the University of California, Berkeley, Museum of Paleontology, see an animation about how organisms, such as dinosaurs, become part of the fossil record. This interactive site does not contain audio.
The Life of Rousseau
This video is all about Rousseau's life. It goes into the ways that he changed his world and enlightened people to a new way to think. It also talks about how his ideas are still effecting us today.
To Kill a Mockingbird Book Review
This is a book review of To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee. A True American classic. and a beautiful depiction of life during Harper Lee's era.
The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere
A documentary about Paul Revere's ride with background on Revere's life. An interview and description by the staff of Revere's famous house. (Amateur video)
2 of 5_COSMOS-Encyclopedia Galactica
Are there alien intelligences? How could we communicate with them? What about UFOs? The answers to these questions take us to Egypt to decode ancient hieroglyphics, to the largest radio telescope on Earth and, in the Spaceship of the Imagination, to visit other civilizations in space. Dr. Sagan answers questions such as: "What is the life span of a planetary civilization?" and "Will we one day hook up with a network of civilizations in the Milky Way galaxy?" For middle school and high school stu
Math Made Easy: Recognizing and Placing Fractions on Number Lines (Part 2)
In this video, the instructor shows you to recognize patterns on number lines and how to use those patterns to correctly place fractions in order from least to greatest. Suitable for fourth-graders to sixth-graders.
The Chemistry of Life
This program discusses the chemistry of the wonders of life. It starts off with the way life began, and goes on to deal with the structure and function of biological molecules. It emphasizes the value of relating chemical principles to biology studies, and states that living organisms are huge chemical systems in equilibrium. Thus, learning processes are based on the che
The Examined Life- Intro to Philosophy - Lectures - 3-2 Descartes - Lehigh University > Public Courses > The Examined Life- Intro to Philosophy > Lectures > 3-2 Descartes
Silent video about the life of Jackie Robinson with images to illustrate the text.
Illustrator E.B. Lewis Talks to Fifth Graders Part 1
Award winning illustrator, E.B Lewis gives a talk to Hidden Oak
Elementary fifth graders on the importance of "Finding Your Passion" in
life. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library District. He talks to an audience of children about his life, school, and his studio work.
Illustrator E.B. Lewis Talks to Fifth Graders Part 2
Part 2 of Award winning illustrator, E.B Lewis giving a talk to Hidden Oak Elementary fifth graders on the importance of "Finding Your Passion" in life.