The Plague, Part 15- The History Channel
The Bubonic Plague took place in medieval Europe. A quote from the film: " ...the greatest biological disaster in the history of mankind." This documentary has re-enactment and commentary and is suitable for high school students.
De Carle Lecture 2014: History-Writing and Moral Community in China
Professor Haun Saussy, from the University of Chicago and a leading scholar of Chinese and comparative literature, delivers the third lecture in the 2014 De Carle Lecture series, History-Writing and Moral Community in China. The Chinese claim, seen with increasing frequency in current soft-power propaganda campaigns, of "5000 years of history" needs to be read in light of a process, over 2000 years long itself, of consensus-building by, of and for historians. How does such a thing as the Chinese
Naomi Wolf - Engaging democracy: How citizen uprisings will reshape America
Naomi Wolf presented "Engaging democracy: How citizen uprisings will reshape America" at the 2012 Public Affairs Conference: Culture of Connectivity. The years 2011-12 have been rocked with protest and citizen activism -- around the world, but also in the U.S. The Occupy movement, the Tea Party movement and other grassroots efforts are on the rise where many people feel that "democracy is broken." People know that they want to fix our Republic, but they are not sure exactly how. Based on what
Synchrony and Similiarity in Human Cooperation
This Anthropology Departmental Seminar (30 November 2012) is presented by Emma Cohen of the Institute of Cognitive and Evolutionary Anthropology, Oxford.
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. (04:36)
Michael Palin travels to the source of the River Nile - BBC
Around the World in 80 Days Adventure. Michael Palins puts together his own expedition group to find the source of the Blue Nile.
Timelapse of Harvard Housing Day 2015
To welcome freshmen to their Houses, upperclassmen joined them in Harvard Yard to celebrate and demonstrate House spirit. Read more on the Harvard Gazette (http://news.harvard.edu/gazette/story/2015/03/day-of-destiny/) and check out the Storify at https://storify.com/harvard/harvard-college-housing-day-2015.
21L.702 Studies in Fiction: Stowe, Twain, and the Transformation of 19th-Century America (MIT)
This seminar looks at two bestselling nineteenth-century American authors whose works made the subject of slavery popular among mainstream readers. Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe and The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain have subsequently become canonized and reviled, embraced and banned by individuals and groups at both ends of the political and cultural spectrum and everywhere in between.
Mussorgsky Pictures at an Exhibition App for iOS
'Listen to classical music with flowing scores with your iPhone or iPad.SyncScore provides a new way of enjoying classic compositions. You can listen to compositions while the score flows in a synchronized fashion. Carefully hand-picked classic recordings are high quality and can be played in the background too.Album InformationMussorgsky Pictures at an ExhibitionArtist: Sviatoslav Richter14 tracks30 minutes 24 secondsTrack InformationPromenadeGnomusPromenadeThe Old Castle; PromenadeTuileriesByd
Thousands protest the government of Haiti's President Martelly
Thousands of Haitians take to the streets of Port-au-Prince to protest the government of President Michel Martelly, as well as the government of Canada for supporting Martelly. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and breaking news: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics includi
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)
Further reading Powers of Minus Ten - Cells and Genetics App for iOS Worlds of English A Fractured Future: climate change in an age of fossil fuel abundance [Audio] Brief Overview of William Shakespeare Spying: From Eisenhower to Obama Sesame Street -Bert & Ernie-Opposites-Heavy & Light Mingoville : Engelse woordjes leren Via deze app kunnen leerlingen zelfstandig Engelse woordjes leren. Het eerste level kan je gratis spelen. Daarin leer je via spelletjes de Engelse benaming voor een aantal dieren.
'Powers of Minus Ten lets you zoom in to explore human cells and molecules! Discover some of the basic concepts in biology and learn about the structures of a few of the key cells, proteins, and molecules found in our bodies.''POMT is...- meant to be a general introduction to the science behind cells and genetics- an ever-expanding visual guide to the microcosm (More content is constantly in the works)- a relatively seamless zooming experience that emphasizes the interconnectedness of life's pro
How has the English language spread internationally - and is the worldwide influence of English a cause for celebration or concern? How is it changing in response to social, cultural, and technological developments? ‘Worlds of English’ investigates these notions by looking at the expansion of English in China since the 1970s, how it is now the dominant language used at the European Parliament and how a local vernacular in Singapore, known as 'Singlish' is causing controversy. It also examin
Speaker(s): Lord Browne of Madingley | Editor's note: We appologise for the explicit language used in part of the question and answer session. In 1997, Lord Browne broke ranks with the rest of the oil industry and acknowledged the risk posed by the climate change. In this lecture he will reflect on the progress made since that speech, and the prospects for the future. John Browne is a former chief executive of BP.
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)
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
In this classic Sesame Street video, Bert and Ernie demonstrate the differences between heavy and light. Ernie holds a feather and cotton candy while Bert tries to hold a barbell, a boulder, and a piano. This is a great teaching resource for teaching an introductory lesson on measurement and/or opposites (3:43).
Powers of Minus Ten - Cells and Genetics App for iOS
Worlds of English
A Fractured Future: climate change in an age of fossil fuel abundance [Audio]
Brief Overview of William Shakespeare
Spying: From Eisenhower to Obama
Sesame Street -Bert & Ernie-Opposites-Heavy & Light
Mingoville : Engelse woordjes leren Via deze app kunnen leerlingen zelfstandig Engelse woordjes leren. Het eerste level kan je gratis spelen. Daarin leer je via spelletjes de Engelse benaming voor een aantal dieren.
Via deze app kunnen leerlingen zelfstandig Engelse woordjes leren. Het eerste level kan je gratis spelen. Daarin leer je via spelletjes de Engelse benaming voor een aantal dieren.