George Washington Carver - A Short Clip
This is a clip from a film documentary with vintage photographs of the famous scientist.
Fact and Opinion
This is a short video with computer animation and computerized voices. The video gives one example of a fact and one example of an opinion.
Living on the Coast
This video, adapted from material provided by the ECHO partners, offers a glimpse of life in three coastal communities in the United States. The visit begins in Alaska on the Kenai Peninsula, specifically in the village of Nanwalek, where people have learned to survive in a harsh environment. Next we travel to New Bedford, Massachusetts, to see how people have always depended on the ocean for whaling and fishing. Finally we go to Moloka‘i in Hawai‘i, where people have learned to respect the
Air Pressure Egg Demonstration
Join Nanna as gives us a lesson on air pressure she demonstrates how to fit a boiled egg inside a smaller bottle. The Kids Know It movies bring your student on a fun and interactive journey through the world around us. Run time 04:50.
Veggie Tales - Lyle the Lindly Viking part 2 In an attempt to bring a higher level of class to VeggieTales, Archibald Asparagus receives permission to run the show. His aim is the first VeggieTales' production of a Shakespeare play, but unable to find the script for Hamlet, they get instead the script for "Omelet. Following is the introduction to the usual "Silly Songs with Larry". Archibald immediately changes it to "Classy Silly Songs with Larry". Finally, Archibald pr
In an attempt to bring a higher level of class to VeggieTales, Archibald Asparagus receives permission to run the show. His aim is the first VeggieTales' production of a Shakespeare play, but unable to find the script for Hamlet, they get instead the script for "Omelet. Following is the introduction to the usual "Silly Songs with Larry". Archibald immediately changes it to "Classy Silly Songs with Larry". Finally, Archibald pr
Common French Phrases for Taxis
Learn common French phrases for taking a taxi. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each sentence is pronounced in English and French while the French phrase appears on the screen. For beginning to intermediate learners. Good sound quality.
Piano Lesson - Sharps and Flats
A 5 minute beginners lesson on sharps and flats on the piano. Half steps/semitones are explained, followed by him showing how to draw sharps and flats on sheet music. Next, he plays sharps and flats, showing how it is read from the sheet music. Good lesson for beginners
Engineering an Empire - China, Part 1/5
This documentary offers information about the evolution of the empire of China and is suitable for older middle school or high school students. Introduction by Peter Weller and narrated by various scholars.
Learn About William Shakespeare's Retirement
William Shakespeare's Retirement - Learn about William Shakespeare's retirement in his later years. (06:48)
AFT History Video: Teachers Strike and Taft-Hartley Bill
Teachers Strike & Taft-Hartley Bill. Chapter 8 of the AFT History video.This short, professionally-produced video tells about the effects of the St. Paul teachers' strike.
The Pied Piper
English fairy tale revised into an animated cartoon, narrated by the beloved Edward Everett Horton. One of the fractured fairy tales featured on Jay Ward's Rocky and Bullwinkle Show (Saturday morning cartoon show). (5:34)
Red Wind Chapter One by Raymond Chandler (story reading)
This is great prose. If you want to read the rest it's here: http://www.ae-lib.org.ua/texts-c/chandler__red_wind__en.htm I just barely squeezed it into 15 minutes. I'd read more stories if YouTube would let me upload pieces longer than 15 minutes. They let other people do this, but not me. I don't know why.
Newsmaker: George Soros
September 15, 2010 -- Chrystia Freeland interviews financier, businessman and notable philanthropist, George Soros, at NASDAQ in Times Square, New York City.
Newsmaker: Larry Summers
June 24, 2010 - Chrystia Freeland interviews Larry Summers at the Newseum in Washington, DC.
The Shenzhen Special Economic Zone
Landsat Thematic Mapper views Shenzhen, China, located on the Pearl River, in 1988, 1992, and 1995. The band combination used in these images is 432. To view related animations, please see animations 942, 1396, 1397, and 1398.
The NHS: The Next 10 Years [Audio]
Speaker(s): Rt Hon Patricia Hewitt MP | In this lecture, Patricia Hewitt will reflect on the achievements and lessons learnt from the last ten years of investment and reform in the health service. She will set out how, over the coming decade, the NHS can rise to the challenge of delivering the best health and healthcare for patients, and the best value for money for taxpayers. Ms Hewitt will also tackle head on proposals for alternative ways of funding healthcare, such as co-payments, and demons
Can we still trust TV? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Mark Stephens | Telly has had a torrid 2007. Under fire for fake competitions, phones ins that are scams and documentaries that are 'fakes' public trust has plummeted and the audience relationship sorely tested. Join us as we put TV on Trial.
Are Solicitors' Lives Necessarily Boring? [Audio]
Speaker(s): Dr Stephen Cretney | Legal biographies and autobiographies are a rich and important source of information about the legal system, statute law and the legal profession. Stephen Cretney is an emeritus fellow at All Souls College, Oxford.
Advancements in Contemporary Islamic Finance: from practice to scholarship [Audio]
Speaker(s): Usman Ahmed, Shaykh Nizam Yaquby | This event reflects on the current developments and initiatives in Islamic finance and explains how this faith based form of finance continues to enhance modern finance and law. Usman Ahmed is Citigroup CEO of Global Islamic Banking. Shaykh Nizam Yaquby is an Islamic Sharia scholar.
Creating a World Without Poverty: how social business can transform our lives [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Muhammad Yunus | Professor Yunus will outline his vision for a new business model that combines the power of free markets with the quest for a more human world - and tell the inspiring stories of companies that are doing this work today. This event marks the launch of his new book Creating a World Without Poverty: how social business can transform our lives.Muhammad Yunus is founder and managing director of Grameen Bank and winner of the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize.