Sojourner Truth
Excellent video in which Sojourner Truth (an actress obviously) tells about her personal experience. This is great for Black History Month or Famous Women Month. Her "Ain't I a Woman" speech is fantastic.
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Fragile Earth
In this image-filled talk, Yann Arthus-Bertrand displays his three most recent projects on humanity and our habitat -- stunning aerial photographs in his series "The Earth From Above," personal interviews from around the globe featured in his web project "6 billion Others," and his soon-to-be-released movie, "Home," which documents human impact on the environment through breathtaking video.

With photography, Yann Arthus-Bertrand has captured the beauty of the Earth. Through video an

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Student Profile: Damian Yeadon - BSc Biomedical Sciences
Damian talks about his time here at Leeds Metropolitan University studying BSc Biomedical Sciences within our Health faculty.
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Introduction To Personal Pronouns
Geared for 8th grade language arts students.  This video provides a,n introduction to personal pronouns including subjective, objective, and possessive pronouns.  Examples of paragraphs are read with pronouns highlighted in the in the text and nouns are replaced with pronouns to improve the paragraph.

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Sale of Body Organs
This professional video from National Geographic exposes the selling of organs for transplant. Those who sell their organs are often ripped off by the brokers. The video follows the personal story of one woman's experience. Grades 9-12. 4:54 min.
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Dr. Dog
Education and personal growth can come in many forms. The Ramaswami Aiyar Foundation brings dogs into schools to help children break through their shyness, especially the developmentally challenged. Children with ADD, autism, and other developmental disabilities improve their speaking and social skills with the help of the program.
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Class is in Session - The Word of Retailing: Customer Buying Behavior
Using examples from retailers in Los Angeles, CA this video examines customer buying behavior in the world of retail. The video discusses the six stages of the buying process, utilitarian versus hedonic needs, and social and personal factors that affect a customers buying decision..
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A Healthy School Lunch and the Edible School Year
You can lead students to nutritious food, but can you make them bite? The answer to that increasingly relevant question is yes, if you get creative.  At Saint Paul Public Schools, in Saint Paul, Minnesota, the director of nutrition and commercial services for the school district is sharing her personal passion for fresh, healthy food with students. From Portland, Oregon, to Atlanta, school menus are being redone with health in mind, even as budgets shrink and parents tighten their wallets. Man
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Wow! Giant octopus - Extreme Animals
Watch this amazing footage as Steve Leonard gets up close and personal with a giant octopus in the freezing sea waters. Would you be happy to get this close to an Extreme Animal with giant eyes?  This professional video includes narration.  Run time 02:24.
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Trail of Tears
This slideshow is a personal interpretation of the song "Trail of Tears" from the album Dying For The World (2002) by W.A.S.P. The slideshow features images a small portion of the Trail and as well as maps of the Trail. Suitable for middle school and high school students.
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Life's Evolution From 'Star Stuff'
Carl Sagan's description of how we evolved from "Star Stuff" and are on our journey to go back to our origin - in the Stars. This video segment is from "Cosmos: A Personal Voyage".
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Sartre 1 of 7

Video states French philosopher, Jean Paul Sartre, spent a lifetime defining conventional logic.  The man who never felt so-free as under German occupation would go on challenge almost every assumption about the way live and the our search for freedom.  He looked at the physical sense of freedom.  It was in a Prisoner of War camp that he realized the potential of his ideas of personal freedom.  He did not kn
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The Painter and the Pendulum
TED visits Tom Shannon in his Manhattan studio for an intimate look at his science-inspired art. An eye-opening, personal conversation with John Hockenberry reveals how nature's forces -- and the onset of Parkinson's tremors -- interact in his life and craft. Tom Shannon's mixed-material sculpture seems to levitate -- often it actually does -- thanks to powerful magnets and clever arrangements of suspension wire. Run time 13:22.
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How Would You describe Greenland's Tundra?
Interview on physical composition and social science attributes of Greenland’s tundra, including teacher’s personal observations from this polar region. Run time 02:28.
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Understanding Weather: Storms
Storms — their origins, paths and destructiveness — are the subject at hand for Wesley, an engaging animated character who is determined to become a member of the Weather Bureau of Investigation (WBI). By witnessing a hurricane, thunderstorm and tornado in person and on his Weather Watch, Wesley understands that similar forces cause all three, but with varying intensity and scope, depending on whether they form over land or sea. With the help of the WBI, Wesley and young viewers get cl
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The Confirmation Process (Supreme Court Justices)
This excellent video is accompanied by text and is suitable for high school students. "After the president, with the help of his advisors, has selected a suitable candidate for the Supreme Court, the Senate has the opportunity to conduct a confirmation hearing. The nominee is present for this hearing and will be called upon to provide information about his or her background and qualifications. Senatorial confirmation ensures that a president will not be able to pack the court with his friends an
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Carmen Sandiego and The Stolen Smile Show
An animated show in which Carmen steals parts of famous artwork to try to create her own personal masterpiece. She steals eyes from a Van Gogh painting. She steals a nose from a Picasso painting. And, of course, she steals the smile from Da Vinci's famous Mona Lisa. Children can learn about famous artwork from the video.

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How to Become a Personal Chef
Learn about the process of becoming a personal chef from an experienced chef.  He explains that becoming a personal chef requires a good entrepreneurial sense to run the business, a good understanding of basic cooking techniques and loads of creativity.


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The Arts in Every Classroom: Teaching Dance
Two teachers with contrasting training and approaches to teaching bring rich dance experiences to students at their arts–based schools. Kathy DeJean, the dance specialist at Lusher Alternative Elementary School in New Orleans, promotes inquiry and self-expression in a multi-grade dance class. Scott Pivnik, a former physical education teacher at P.S. 156 (The Waverly School of the Arts) in Brooklyn, New York, uses African dance as a gateway to geography, writing, and personal growth for a class
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Dealing With Controversial Issues
This program examines how social studies teachers in any grade level can encourage open and informed discussions with their students while dealing with controversial issues. Topics range from stereotypes and gender–based discrimination to the conflict in the Middle East. Through clearly identifying issues, listening to multiple perspectives, and formulating personal positions, teachers can explore a variety of
strategies that can be used to teach challenging issues such as these in thei

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