A 3 Minute Documentary on the early years of the Cold War. (Amateur video)
Franklin Roosevelt-FDR: A Voice of Hope
Elected in 1933, Franklin D. Roosevelt was a reassuring presence for many Americans through the trials of the Great Depression. Tom Brokaw is one of the commentators. This video will provide real life application for students with its real footage of Franklin Roosevelt. (4:36).
Intrusive Igneous Rocks
Most magma does not extrude onto Earth’s surface but cools slowly deep inside Earth. This magma seeps into crevices in existing rock to form intrusive igneous rocks. Experts provide a graphic illustration of this process and explain the types and textures of rocks such as granite, obsidian, and quartz. Once again, plate tectonics is shown to be involved in the process.
Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture 2008
The Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture was on Wednesday 21st May 2008 at Somerville College, University of Oxford. Professor James C. Scott, Sterling Professor of Political Science, Yale University gave the lecture on the subject of Zomia, Southeast Asia. This podcast was recorded at the Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture which was on Wednesday 21st May 2008 at Somerville College, University of Oxford. Professor James C. Scott, Sterling Professor of Political Science, Yale University gave the lecture
"Petroleum Technology Presentation"
A talk by Brian C. Gahan, Energy Consultant; Chair of the Chicago Section of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers; former Senior Scientist and Manager of E&P Technology Development at the Gas Technology Institute. Session 4 of the conference "Petroleum: Prospects and Politics." Sponsored by the Chicago Society. Co-sponsored by the Student Government of the Universi
24.06J Bioethics (MIT)
This course does not seek to provide answers to ethical questions. Instead, the course hopes to teach students two things. First, how do you recognize ethical or moral problems in science and medicine? When something does not feel right (whether cloning, or failing to clone) — what exactly is the nature of the discomfort? What kind of tensions and conflicts exist within biomedicine? Second, how can you think productively about ethical and moral problems? What processes create them? Why do
Virtual Maths - Numbers, 2D Triangle simulation tool
Diagram and formulas for are and volume of 2D shapes
Rounding Word Problem About Fish Food
This short video explains how to solve a word problem involving rounding and addition using a fish tank. It is hard to hear the original word problem when the students read it out loud. The students in the video show to steps necessary to correctly complete the problem. (01:47)
Brief Overview of William Shakespeare
This video clip starts with a quote from one of his plays. Learn about the life of Britain's famous bard and writer of plays, William Shakespeare. (01:31)
Spying: From Eisenhower to Obama
Andrew Bacevich, author and professor at Boston University; Stephen Kinzer, author of The Brothers: John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles and their Secret World War; and Evan Thomas, author and professor of Journalism at Princeton University, discusses American intelligence gathering and international surveillance policies over the last half century through the current NSA crisis. Boston Globe national security reporter Bryan Bender moderates. Copyright: John F. Kennedy Library Foundation
Gooseneck barnacles in rock crevices
Gooseneck barnacles do not move and rely on surrounding waters for food and nutrients. They have strong, hard, and sharp shells that keep predators from walking on them. They resist drying out and are found in all the intertidal zones.
Electrical Switches, Part 3, Pushbutton and Selector Switches
This five-minute video describes pushbutton switches and selector switches, including different configurations and terminology.
Terrorism and global economies
Author, economist and political analyst Loretta Napoleoni has been tracing the intertwined roots of the world's monetary systems and the business of terrorism. The phenomenally fast pace of the global technological shift is leading to 'rogue economics' - grey areas where there is yet no regulation and where criminals and terrorists can win on the money markets.
Stockholm 1912: The Games of the V Olympiad The Games of the V Olympiad from Stockholm, Sweden. These games were the last until 1920, as World War I forced the cancellation of the 1916 Games. These games are best known for the decathlon win of Jim Thorpe, of the United States. Then the flags of the countries that participated in these Olympics are shown. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme. Video is of average quality. (2:54)
The Games of the V Olympiad from Stockholm, Sweden. These games were the last until 1920, as World War I forced the cancellation of the 1916 Games. These games are best known for the decathlon win of Jim Thorpe, of the United States. Then the flags of the countries that participated in these Olympics are shown. There is no talking in this video. Background music is the Olympic Theme. Video is of average quality. (2:54)
Going to Gabon: Why Do Fish Matter?
This BioBulletin Web site reports on an international scientific expedition in Gabon to study freshwater biodiversity. The site includes text, videos, photographs, and interviews with key scientists. The Introduction presents the idea that freshwater ecosystems hold great diversity and are at great risk. About the Expedition explains why Gabon's rain forests and freshwater ecosystems were selected for studyBiologists in Action is an annotated photo album of the expedition. Why Gabon? takes an in
Roger Whitley's Diary 1684-1697 - Bodleian Library, MS Eng Hist c 711
Diary of a Cheshire gentleman, Whig Member of Parliament for Chester in 1689-97 and landholder in Wales, covering a period in which he steered a difficult political course. Michael Stevens' transcription is published by permission of the Bodleian Library.
"All the Colored Women Like This Work": Black Workers During World War I
Wartime production demanded the mobilization of thousands of workers to make steel and rubber, to work in petrochemical industries, and to build ships. As a result, African Americans made striking gains in employment even while also facing continuing discrimination. Black women, for example, got jobs working on the railroads for the first time during the world war. Black women found jobs as laborers, cleaning cars, wiping engines, tending railroad beds. Helen Ross was one of them, working for th
The Wonders of the Ancient World - Part 6 of 7
The Wonders of the Ancient World-In this history video take a look at the seven wonders of the Ancient world, this video focus' on the Statue of Zeus. This is part six of seven. (0:49)
Sumerian Origin Of Humans
The Sumerians knowledge of the solar system 4600 years ago drew the solar system as it is today. This video explains this and about a planet that only returns every 3600 years. A very interesting video for students studying this group as well as for those studying astonomy. This video may be somewhat frightening to some students as to it refers to possible dramatic events in the future.