The Roman Empire in the First Century - Episode 3: Winds of Change
Claudius rules; Britain battles Roman legions; in Judea, Paul tells of Jesus; Rome verges on disaster under Nero's reign. Absolute power brings absolute ruin. Law under Nero was brutal. (55:06)
The Roman Empire in the First Century - Episode 4: Years of Eruption
Rival generals fight for control in Rome; Mount Vesuvius erupts; Emperor Trajan expands the empire. (55:07)
Ernest Hemingway and Bullfights in Spain
A reading of excerpts from Hemingway's novel, The sun Also Rises with footage of bullfighting in Pamplona, Spain. The video talks about Hemingway's love of Spain which inspired him to write his novel.
Literary Form: Using The Great Gatsby as an Example
Many importance concepts are explored here in reference to the Great Gatsby as an example. It is best if students have a word wall to keep track of the various example of the terms explained.
The Great Gatsby
A unique retelling of F. Scott Fitzgerald's classic novel. This version of The Great Gatsby was originally used for a grade 12 english project. Stick figure art work is used as the illustrations to go along with a summary of the novel.
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.
Cold War: After Stalin (1953-1956) Part 5 of 5
Cold War is a twenty-four episode television documentary series about the Cold War (1945--1989). Jeremy Isaacs produced the 1998 program in a style similar to his previous series, The World at War (1973). Businessman Ted Turner created the series as a joint production between the Turner Broadcasting System and the BBC, originally broadcast on CNN in the U.S. and the BBC Two in the U.K. Kenneth Branagh. It featured interviews with leading political figures and people who witnessed and lived throu
How your Sense of Smell and Taste are Related
If you can't smell, you probably can't taste very well either. They are closely related senses. This short video explains why. Run time 0:52 seconds.
COMP3028 Knowledge Technologies 2010-2011
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11.540J Urban Transportation Planning (MIT)
The history, policy, and politics of urban transportation are discussed in this class. Also covered are the role of the federal government, the "highway revolt" and public transit in the auto era, using analytic tools for transportation planning and policy analysis. The class then explores the contribution of transportation to air pollution and climate change, land use and transportation interactions, together with issues with bicycles, pedestrians, and traffic calming. Examples used in the clas
Television Coverage of the President's Funeral
On the day of President Kennedy's funeral, a spirited riderless horse followed the caisson bearing JFK's body. Following a funeral service at St. Matthew's Cathedral, the procession made its way to Arlington Cemetery where the President's remains were buried
Lincoln-Douglas Debate of 1858
This video is accompanied by text. "The Dred Scott case played a pivotal role in the 1858 Illinois senate race and in the 1860 presidential election. Eyeing Stephen Douglas’s seat in the Senate, Abraham Lincoln challenged the incumbent to a series of debates. The two politicians differed in almost every respect. Lincoln, a tall and lanky Republican with a high-pitched voice, relied on his wit and integrity to provide a comforting sense of sincerity. Douglas, meanwhile, was a short, barrel-ches
[French For Kids] What Do They Do? Part 6
This brief video, which focuses on activities, has simple sentences spoken by a native speaker in French and the sentences are accompanied by appropriate images. The video, however, may be better served if the English translation were present, especially for beginning French learners. It is well-produced with clear sound.
Common French Phrases Relating to the Calendar
Learn common French phrases for the days of the week. Stephanie Hourie Morrow is a native French speaker and has been giving language lessons for 10 years. Each word is pronounced in English and French while the French word appears on the screen.
The Civil War and Its Effects
A student made video that is 2:14 long and touches on some of the causes of the war and its effects. This is best used as an idea for teachers to use to have their students create similar projects.
Tornado Safety in the Home
When you're at home and a tornado is heading your way, where do you go? Find out the safest places to hide. (01:15)
Mechanical Advantage and Friction
Professors A and B compare the mechanical advantage of an inclined plane with that of a lever. Eureka was a series of short cartoons on physics that ran on public television in the 1980's. The video explains the concept in simple and well illustrated way. Good for students of any elementary school level.
2008.02.05-Memory, Identity and Nationalism: Armenian Genocide Claims
A discussion on Armenian genocide and nationalism. Co-sponsored by the Political Science Department and the Sam Rich Program in International Politics.
6.254 Game Theory with Engineering Applications (MIT)
This course is an introduction to the fundamentals of game theory and mechanism design. Motivations are drawn from engineered/networked systems (including distributed control of wireline and wireless communication networks, incentive-compatible/dynamic resource allocation, multi-agent systems, pricing and investment decisions in the Internet), and social models (including social and economic networks). The course emphasizes theoretical foundations, mathematical tools, modeling, and equilibrium n