Torchlighters: The William Tyndale Story
This video provides a brief view of how William Tyndale, who translated the Bible into English, paid for it with his life. The video does not provide insights into how the church arranged this or how the laws were used as well. A good way to get students interested in this person and the subject of censorship, among other lessons. (1:21)
Free Online Resources Engage Elementary Kids (Tech2Learn Series)
Fifth-grade teacher Nicole Dalesio keeps her class motivated to learn by encouraging them to create multimedia presentations and projects using technology. The video shows examples of the student work and comments from the teacher. It also includes explanations by the students. The video does not talk about test scores or assessments. A good video to show potential uses of resources such as http://www.watchknowlearn.org (5:54)
States, sovereignties and refugees: A view from the margins?
Annual Elizabeth Colson Lecture 2012. Lecture by Professor Alessandro Monsutti (Graduate Institute, Geneva) recorded on 6 June 2012 at the University Museum of Natural History, Oxford. This lecture explored how refugees are defined as people who have lost the protection of their state origin and therefore fall under the responsibility of the international community, represented by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees. They are situated at the interstice of national and international
Kpanlogo African Dance
African dance performed by the Chiku Awali Youth Ensemble. The dance was created in 1957 by the Ga people of Ghana, West Africa to celebrate their independence. Video also features African drumming. Length: 3:02
Scottish Highland Dancing: Highland Fling
Performing the Highland Fling at the North American Championship in Saratoga, NY, July 2006. Accompanied by bagpipe music. Length 1:28
Sevillanas Spanish Dance Lesson
Sevillanas Dance lesson, Spanish origin. Live band in the background. Voice explanations in Spanish. Length 3:40
Dunk Tank: Ratio & Proportion (Interactive Game)
Dunk Tank is a math-themed game show created by the producers of Cyberchase and starring Harry from Cyberchase For Real. Using a combination of video and interactive gaming, each program addresses a single topic in the 6th grade math curriculum and students compete with themselves for high scores. Dunk Tank is an independent learning experience for students to complete in 15-30 minutes, depending on their proficiency, and can also be used to support teacher-led instruction. In this interact
Rockets need a lot of thrust to get into space. In this lesson, students learn how rocket thrust is generated with propellant. The two types of propellants are discussed and relation to their use on rockets is investigated. Students learn why engineers need to know the different properties of propellants.
EAHA Day 5 Session 1: Writing The Plan Lecture
Universities in the Eastern Africa Region have come together to implement an initiative Health Emergency Management Program (HEMP) that will build the capacity of local governments in the region to manage and plan for response to major disasters of public health importance. The Eastern African Region is prone to many natural and technological disasters of different kinds. There is not one nation in the region that is not vulnerable to the devastating effects of these disasters. Many of these dis
Mass Murder of Novo-Moskovsk Jews -- Part 1
Natalia Levchenko, who was born in 1929 in Novo-Moskovsk and was living there during the war years, testifies how the Jews from Novo-Moskovsk were collected by the Germans and local policemen on March 24-26, 1942 under the pretext that they would be sent to Palestine. Their personal belongings and valuables were confiscated; some of the Jews was taken by boat across the Samara River to the murder site there. For more information: http://www1.yadvashem.org/untoldstories/database/murderSite.asp?s
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Cosmology | Lecture 8
Lecture 8 of Leonard Susskind's course on Cosmology. Recorded March 16, 2009 at Stanford University. This Stanford Continuing Studies course is the fifth of a six-quarter sequence of classes exploring the essential theoretical foundations of modern physics. The topics covered in this course focus on classical mechanics. Leonard Susskind is the Felix Bloch Professor of Physics at Stanford University. (1:58:42)
Trading at Noon: FB shares rally on Zuckerberg's remarks
Sep 12 - Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg eased investor fears in his first major public appearance since his company's IPO, sending shares up today.
ISS Update: Flight Surgeon Keeps Astronauts Healthy
NASA Public Affairs Officer Amiko Kauderer talks with NASA Medical Flight Officer Steve Gilmore about the role of a flight surgeon in tracking astronaut health and coordinating crew medical experiments before, during and after spaceflight. Flight surgeons are involved in all phases of a human spaceflight mission, including walking the crew members through the process of becoming medically cleared for flight, coordinating the medical experiments the astronauts perform aboard the station, mainta
Race Car Simulator a Hit at Orientation
http://concordia.ca/now At this year's Engineering and Computer Science orientation, students enjoyed more than hot dogs and burgers -- they had the chance to get in the cockpit of a professional race car simulator.