Founding in 1994at the George Mason University, the non-profit, non-partisan Statistical Assessment Service - STATS is a resource that highlights the use and abuse of science and statistics in the media. The goals of the utility are to correct scientific misinformation in the media and in public policy resulting from bad science, politics, or a simple lack of information or knowledge; and to act as a resource for journalists and policy makers on major scientific issues and controversies. Resourc
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The Four Seasons
This brief video is for beginnng learners who are learning about the four weather seasons.
Beethoven-A Quick Time Line and an Important Letter
This excellent video is set to Beethoven's Symphony No. 5 that features includes a quick timeline of his life against still images. The words of a letter that he wrote concerning his deafness and his angry behavior because of it. It was found in his drawer after his death; it was never sent. The words of the letter are included in this video.
Beethoven (pt 1)
This is an animated biography of Beethoven from the Discovery Channel Education series. As a child Beethoven was driven by his father who did not like his improvising. He was told he would always be a second rate musician. (2:57)
Beethoven - Birthplace in Bonn, Germany
Ludwig von Beethoven was born in Bonn, Germany. (Move the video forward, to 6:25, to see his birth place.) He loved nature, especially the Rhine River, which influenced his musical compositions. (13:17)
Beethoven - His Musical Compositions
At 22 Beethoven arrived in Bonn where he studied with some of the great master musicians. Beethoven's adult life was marked by his profound deafness. He composed some of his most-loved works at a time when he could not hear. When Beethoven died, his contemporaries knew that the maestro, and his works, would long be remembered. (14:41) Part 2.
After Beethoven's father started drinking, the income his young son generated was the family's main source of support. The days were dark, and dreadful, for the young musician.
"You have nothing more to teach me," an exasperated, impertinent Beethoven once told his father.
Escaping the turmoil in his own house, Beethoven found peace at the home of friends - Eleonore and Stephan von Breuning - whose mother (Helene) understood the growing child was fragile, ne
Karajan - Beethoven Symphony No. 5 - Part 1
Karajan Conducting Beethoven's 5th Symphony, Part 1 (Movements 1 and 2). Very old and rare film, no longer in print, recorded in 1966. From http://www.musopen.com
Symphony No 6, 3rd movement by Beethoven
This is a live stage performance of Bernard Haitink conducting the London Symphony Orchestra performing Beethoven's sixth symphony. It was recorded in November, 2005. The picture quality is good and the sound quality is excellent.
Beethoven Symphony No.5 - 1st Mov, Barenboim
The Symphony No. 5 in C minor, Op. 67, was written by Ludwig van Beethoven in 1804–08. This symphony is one of the most popular and well-known compositions in all of classical music, and one of the most often played symphonies. Daniel Barenboin conducts the Berliner Philharmoniker in this video of the 1st Movement of Symphony No. 5, Allegro con brio. Barenboim is known for interpreting music as close to the composer's intentions as possible.
Beethoven Symphony No. 3 Eroica Movement 4 (Part 2)
Herbert Von Karajan Conducts Beethoven Symphony No. 3 in E Flat Major Eroica, Op. 55, Movement 4 (Part 2). Live professional performance with the Berlin Philharmonic. (8:57)
Bethoven Symphony No. 3 Eroica Movement 3
The 3rd Movement of Beethoven's Eroica Symphony. The conductor is Roger Norrington. This is a recording with a slideshow of one picture of Beethoven.
Beethoven Symphony No. 9 Ode to Joy (Finale)
Leonard Bernstein conducts the Vienna Philharmonic live. This is the final part of the piece, which contains the incredible Prestissimo Finale. This contains the chorus and four soloists: Jones, Verrett, Domingo and Talvela.
Beethoven Symphony No. 5, 1st mvt
Telecast March 22, 1952 from Carnegie Hall, New York City. Toscanini conducts the NBC Symphony Orchestra playing the first movement of Beethoven's famous Symphony Number 5. (06:07)
Creative enterprise in west Yorkshire Arts organisations
This report describes and theorises the findings of a workshop discussion, commissioned by WYLLN, into the views of arts organizations on the challenges they face in becoming more enterprising and less grant dependent.
The Inca Codes, Rise and Fall of an Empire. Pt 2/4
By 1532 the Incan civilization was at its height and was the largest power in the Americas. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
Faculty of Medicine Prestigious Lecture - Manipulating the Human
In this packed out lecture, Professor Lord Robert Winston looked back at the history of fertility issues, genetic modification and the way we can manipulate reproduction
Ideação is a scholarly e-journal published by the Centre of Education and Letters of the Universidade Unioeste in Brazil, focusing on education, letters and humanities. First lauched in 1999, it became online accessible journal from volume 5 (2003). The original annual publication became a biannual publication in 2006; and each article in these volume is available in pdf format. The issues are subdivided into different sections: articles, essays, interviews, reviews. They take their subject m