This topic looks at the range of documentation that may be required to see a building project through to completion.
Lesson - Simile, Metaphor, and Alliteration
This is a lesson on similes, metaphors, and alliteration. There is also an example of a simple project to go along with the lesson. Video is slightly blurry, but still usable. For fourth-graders and older.
Kite Basics - Build a Kite
This kite project is designed to support the flight unit of the flight curriculum at the elementary school level. The video includes step by step instructions for building a kite. This is an excellent project for youth clubs, Brownies, Cubs etc. This simple sled kite is an excellent flyer and is easy to build. The terms lift, gravity, drag and tension are discussed as they relate to kites. The video concludes with suggestions for experimenting with kite design.
News #52 - Top Secret Project 101 Revealed!
We’ve got a confession to make. We’ve been keeping a secret from our Innovative Language listeners…and you’re in on it! For the past year, we’ve been working on secret Project 101 – brand new website designs for all 16 sites! In addition to writing and recording new Spanish lessons, we’ve also been reading through all [...]
Lord's Resistance Army- LRA in Obo, Central African Republic
Examining the impact the Lord's Resistance Army's has had on the town of Obo in the Central African Republic, and the problems its residents still face. By Joe Bavier, for the Pulitzer Center. View the project: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/africa/lords-resistance-army-joseph-kony-central-africa
Refugee Camps in Haiti: A breeding ground for HIV/AIDS?
In the second edition of his video diaries, Kwame Dawes discusses the increasing sexual activity in the IDP and refugee camps in Haiti. Rooted in boredom, overcrowding and lack of privacy in the camps, some experts wonder whether this will contribute to higher rates of HIV/AIDS. See all related reporting from this reporting project, including poetry, photography and print reporting: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/caribbean/after-quake-hivaids-haiti
Meet the Journalist: Jon Sawyer on Bangladesh
Reporting Bangladesh: Jon Sawyer on the challenges -- and surprises -- in a project on water and sanitation.
'The Evolution of Confusion' by Dan Dennett, AAI 2009
Dan Dennett talks about purposely-confusing theology and how it's used. He also describes his new project interviewing clergyman who secretly don't believe anymore, and introduces a new term: "Deepity." Dan Dennett is the author of many excellent books, including "Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon" and "Darwin's Dangerous Idea". He is also featured in the video "The Four Horsemen" along with Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris and Christopher Hitchens. Download Quicktime Version
Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Project at AMNH
There's only a month left to hitch a camel ride on the illustrious Silk Road without even leaving New York City. Traveling the Silk Road: Ancient Pathway to the Modern World sends visitors on an ancient trade route that stretched from the marketplaces of Asia to the bustling hub of the Middle East. And on Sunday afternoons, visitors can wrap up their journey with live musical performances organized by Yo-Yo Ma's Silk Road Project. For more information visit http://www.amnh.org
Museum Separates Iconic Battling Dinosaurs in Rotunda
The American Museum of Natural History began the process of separating two long-time combatants -- barosaurus and allosaurus skeletons -- that have shared the same display mount in the Theodore Roosevelt Rotunda since they were first installed in 1991. The separation kicked off with curator Mark Norell overseeing the first ceremonial cut in the mount. By the end of the six-week project, an eight-food-wide pathway will be cut through the dinosaur mount to allow visitors to walk between the tower
How Indian MIT and IIT Graduates Have Shaped Computer History
[Recorded July 15, 2010] In the last fifteen years the very names Bangalore and Silicon Valley have become evocative of the important connections between India and the United States in the global IT industry. Historian Ross Bassett argues that the linkages between the two countries are far older and deeper than is widely known. In the course of his research, he found that Indian graduates of MIT significantly influenced the creation of modern technological India. In the colonial period, a small
Nicolas Poussin in Le Louvre - The Gathering of Manna (HD version)
At first glance, this painting seems to be a mess. So why did it become the model of French classicism? This video also explores the connexion between art and the philosophy of Descartes and Aristotle. Want to support our project? http://www.canal-educatif.fr/
Boom Britain - Documenting the Nation's Life on Film
A landmark project that will transform our understanding of British documentary cinema post-1945 encompassing a season at BFI Southbank, a 4-disc DVD boxset, a new book, a Mediatheque collection and a touring programme of extraordinary films. Find out more at http://www.bfi.org.uk/boombritain.html
The 54th BFI London Film Festival Vodcast Day 3
On Day 3 of the 54th BFI London Film Festival we attended the inaugural filmmakers tea, where we spoke to Derek Cianfrance about his acclaimed film Blue Valentine. In the West End Lucy Walker, the director of Waste Land, told us about her latest documentary, which explores the lives of garbage pickers in Rio through an art project developed by artist Vik Muniz. Blue Valentine also had its UK premiere that evening, with star Michelle Williams in attendance. The third day of the festival closed wi
Peter Mullan Masterclass
As part of the 54th BFI London Film Festival events programme, actor and director Peter Mullan took part in a Masterclass, held in conjunction with NFTS and The Script Factory. In these highlights, Mullan discusses the origin of Neds, which was a slightly more difficult project for Mullan than he had anticipated, given its autobiographical nature. He also discusses his inspirations for the film, particularly Kubrick and Peckinpah, which helped him develop the flavour of the seventies. Watch the
The Great White Silence: We Answer Your Questions
Recently restored, The Great White Silence is the official film record of Captain Scott's trip to the South Pole. We invited you to ask questions about this restoration project; our team at the BFI National Archive will now reveal their answers. We hope you enjoy our very first video response, do tell us what you think. If your question didn't make the cut or you'd like to submit a follow-up query, please feel free to leave us a comment. We'll do our best to get back to you.
Introduction to the topic of Holocaust Denial
Professor Dina Porat of Tel Aviv University discusses the issue of Holocaust Denial as an introduction to the International Task Force Chair Project of 2010.
Introduction to the topic of Antisemitism Today/New Antisemitism
Professor Dina Porat of Tel Aviv University discusses new forms of antisemitism and how they manifest in the 21st century, as an introduction to the International Task Force Chair Project of 2010.
Introduction to the topic of Preservation and Marking of Sites
Professor Dina Porat of Tel Aviv University discusses the importance of learning about the preservation and marking of historical sites. This is an introduction to the International Task Force Chair Project of 2010.
Introduction to the topic of the Holocaust and Minority Rights
Professor Dina Porat of Tel Aviv University discusses the importance of studying the Holocaust as it relates to minority rights. This is an introduction to the International Task Force Chair Project of 2010.