New York and New Jersey
The primary motive for establishing the middle, or mid-Atlantic colonies of New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware was to develop profitable trading centers. The Dutch were some of the first to settle in this area. In the late sixteenth century, with the help of Protestant England, the people of the Netherlands won their independence from Spain. With this newfound power, the Dutch became a leading colonial presence, especially in the East Indies. Like the English, the Dutch developed c
The Making of a Nation - The 13 Colonies
Beware of political ad that starts this video. This five minute video has a very slow start. A word wall and handout are needed. A glorified slide show. Distracting music. Shows each colonies and its shield. This video is best used as a model for student created videos.
US President Bush News Conference Dec 2007
In his final press conference of 2007, U.S. President Bush said on Thursday he was not satisfied with political progress in Iraq. Jon Decker reports.
ASPETTI DELLA FORMAZIONE ARTISTICA E DELLE FONTI DELLA PITTURA DI JACKSON POLLOCK
ASPETTI DELLA FORMAZIONE ARTISTICA E DELLE FONTI DELLA PITTURA DI JACKSON POLLOCK,Istituzione universitaria di secondo e terzo livello (ciclo II e III) per la formazione degli insegnanti e/o dei formatori,Memorizzare,Illustrare,Alta formazione universitaria (secondo e terzo livello),Ente ministeriale a supporto dell'innovazione e della valutazione del sistema educativo/formativo,Storia dell'arte,Presenza,Interazione con il tutor/docente,Guidato,Risorsa per studenti,Apprendimento uditivo / visivo
A home photo album depicting a "Once In A Lifetime" encounter with Snow Rollers. This video does a great job in showing and describing what snow rollers are. There is no music, this is done in Power Point format. Great pictures and information. Run time 02:30.
Ancient Mysteries - The Puzzling Pyramids of Mexico 1/5
Planned and mapped out according to the stars and built over a series of sacred caves, at its height, Teotihuacán was the seventh largest city of the ancient world. Its power and influence was felt throughout Mexico. This documentary is suitable for high school students.
WILLIAM 1ST (THE CONQUEROR) PART 3
This last part of the documentary refers to William's time in power. There is reference to what he did in his administration and how he restricted powers. There is also reference to William's sons and to the role they played. Finally, there is an account of William's death.
Andrew Jackson fights the Bank
Andrew Jackson fights the Bank of America. In the summer of 1832, the bank war started when Congress, led by Henry Clay, renewed the banks charter even though it wasn't due to expire until 1836. Clay had pushed the bill through for political reasons. Henry Clay was running for president that year.
Fighting for India's Wildlife
Protecting animals in India is no easy task. Conservation and
anti-poaching laws are not properly enforced, and land developers and mining companies are poised at the edge of many of the country's last great nature sanctuaries. Though she believes the power to save India's most revered animals is in the hands of the next generation, Maneka Gandhi of People for Animals is doing her best to help preserve India's unique natural heritage.
Welcome to North Korea [pt 1/6]
(Video begins after about 1 minute.)This film, shot mostly covertly, shows the irony of a regime where 20 million people lived in poverty, some on the brink of starvation, while former dictator Kim II Sung built extravagant monuments to reflect his power. He fostered a grotesque personality cult, which his son and successor Kim Jong Il perpetuates. All around the capital, Pyongyang, an endless stream of propaganda glorifies the leaders. Monuments and museums pay homage to them, but they are stra
100 Greatest People - Friedrich Nietzsche - 01/04 Nietzsche was not at all what people thought he was. Nietzsche has had a bad name since Hitler came to power, embraced his philosophy and used at a foundation and justification for Nazism and the superiority of the Arian race. In truth, Nietzsche would have been appalled by Hitler the beliefs and practices of the Nazi regime were distortions of his teachings or in some cases the direct opposite of what he ta
Nietzsche was not at all what people thought he was. Nietzsche has had a bad name since Hitler came to power, embraced his philosophy and used at a foundation and justification for Nazism and the superiority of the Arian race. In truth, Nietzsche would have been appalled by Hitler the beliefs and practices of the Nazi regime were distortions of his teachings or in some cases the direct opposite of what he ta
Anemometer on Wind Turbine Pole
This video shows an anemometer added to the wind turbine in a backyard in La Crosse, Wisconsin. This person added an anemometer to determine the wind speed necessary to spin the blades, generate power, and produce current into a 12 volt battery. Video is short and of average quality, it was recorded on a rainy day and may have been better to record on a sunny day. Would also have been interesting to see hook up to the battery. Appropri
How Does a Solenoid Work?
A solenoid works by having electricity flow through its copper
wire that is provided by a power supply and a switch. Learn how a
solenoid becomes a magnet when electricity is supplied to it with
information from a science teacher in this video.
U.S. Geography Quiz
Here are a few questions and answers over the economic and political geography of the United States. Also a U.S geography quiz. (Amateur video) Professor uses computer screen for the statistics.
Alternative Energy A new wave of technologies is on the verge of producing energy that's clean, renewable, and most importantly, affordable. Solar energy is discussed. Video shows a home that is totally solar and actually sells energy back to the power company. Video discusses how it takes more than one person to get serious to help with alternative energy. Ethanol power is discussed, how harvest left over’s, the stalk and stubble left on the
A new wave of technologies is on the verge of producing energy that's clean, renewable, and most importantly, affordable. Solar energy is discussed. Video shows a home that is totally solar and actually sells energy back to the power company. Video discusses how it takes more than one person to get serious to help with alternative energy. Ethanol power is discussed, how harvest left over’s, the stalk and stubble left on the
Basic Math: Lesson 6 - Video Clip 5 - Other Fractional Expressions
Instructor uses video and lecture to demonstrate that a decimal fraction is any fraction in which the denominator is a power of 10.
Democracy: An Overview
This 10 minute video is an overview of what democracy is - Shared Respect & Shared Power - and what makes it work. This 60 year old educational film deals with the same issues and responsibilities that exist today. Signs of Democracy is a good lesson to use as a starting point in this film and for additional discussions.
Living at the base of an active volcano may not be for everyone. Yet some people find comfort in the raw beauty and power that the mountain holds.
Witness the awesome destructive power of earthquakes, from home videos taken during a tremor, to inside the earth for the birth of a quake. Suitable for fourth-grade to high school. (02:22)
Turning Trash Into Energy
Ever wonder how New York City pays the electric bill? Find out how the Big Apple turns the trucks filled with trash from the St. Patrick's Day Parade into energy for the city! The power plant shown in this video burns 3 thousand tons of garbage a day and turns it into electricity. Follow the trash as it is transformed into energy. Run time 03:09