18 - Spiral Density Waves
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Birth of a Polar Bear - BBC Wildlife
Witness these amazing shots as a polar bear gives birth in this hibernation hole. The scenes are not graphic. The images were taken just after birth while inside a hibernation cave.
"Jabberwocky" a poem by Lewis Carroll from Through The Looking Glass And What Alice Found There
Heres is a black and white virtual movie of the photographed head of Lewis Carroll, lying on a couch, head resting on his fist, reading his much loved poem, "Jabberwocky." The poem is read superbly by Justin Brett. The lyrics can be pulled down from the description box (top right). (1:26)
Black Death Medieval Scourge
In the fourteenth century, bubonic plague swept through Europe, decimating the population. Where did it originate? How was it spread? Discover more about it in this documentary from History's Turning Points. Included are recreated scenes depicting Tartar forces, led by Kipchak khan Janibeg, catapulting plague-ridden corpses into the besieged city of Kaffa. That action set-up the spread of Black Death to Genoa (and, from there, to the rest of Europe). (25:04)
Allied Bombing of Berlin
This historical footage, from Universal Newsreels, depicts the first American bombing of Berlin. Prepared for viewing by Americans in movie theaters, this March 20, 1944 video includes interviews with flight crew members after their return to England. (5:46)
World At War: Alone (4th) 1 of 6
The fourth installment in a long series covering World War II in great detail from every angle. This segment deals with the plight of the British having to having to go it alone from May of 1940 to May 1941. This video has interviews, still photos and movie images.
Media Smarts: Kids Learn How to Navigate the Multimedia World
Students in grades 3-12 spend eight-1/2 hours daily using media. (Generation M., Kaiser Family Foundation, 2010) Filmmaker/George Lucas Educational Foundation chair George Lucas thinks it's time to change "English" class into "Communication" class. National Association for Media Literacy Education members believe, "By learning to skillfully interpret, analyze, and create messages, media literacy empowers people to be both critical thinkers and creative producers of messages using image,
The skyscrapers of New York
This melodrama was filmed during the actual construction of a skyscraper in New York City, and includes several scenes of real work crews:. The story involves a construction foreman who fires one of his crew for fighting, which leads the disgruntled employee to steal. He causes the blame to be put on the foreman, who is finally exonerated when the thief is exposed. All of this conflict is woven in and around the actual construction of the building as the work is in progress. There is even one sc
Directing Actors Behind the Scenes - part 1/2 (2004)
During our "Directing Actors" course, we had some footage we couldn't erase, so we decided to make a behind the scenes movie out of it. (In English).
David Shannon Interview - (No, David!)
David Shannon says as a child he always read books and drew pictures to go along with them. When he does a book, he says it is like directing a movie, he makes everything in the pictures reinforce the story in some way, such as color, mood, and tone of the story. The story "No, David!" was a story he wrote when he was younger, his mom had kept the book. He tried to change it by putting in more words, but it didn't work. The book reflects the many ways adults say no. Author's head talking. (6:5
JS Bach pt.1
J.S.Bach occupies a pivotal place in the history of music.His compositions reprensents both the height of the Baropue and the beginning of the Modern Age of music .Filmed in Leipzig,London and America,this documentary both fascinating anf authoritative features specialy-filmed extracts with Jonh Eliot Grandiner conducting the Monteverdi Choir and English Baropue Soloists, performing the Mass in B minor,Andras Schiff playing the GoldBERG variations,Jacques Loussier improvising on the Toccata an
Mozart Violin Concerto 5 (5of 5) with Janine Jansen
This is a live video in color of Janine Jansen, violinist, playing Mozart's Violin Concerto No. 5 in A major K219 with the European Union Youth Orchestra conducted by Vladimir Ashkenazy. It was recorded on Saturday 12 August 2006 in Royal Albert Hall on stage. (05:01)
Childnet International - Cyber Bullying
This video illustrates the dangers of cyber bullying and offers solutions to the problem.
Hi, this is Kent from Kls Support Services.
In cooperation with Childnet International - Please watch this video and please comment. Cyber Bullying has got to stop. So many awesome young people and adults, go thru this every day. It dosen't have to happen and believe it or not, It does, It's illegal and people performing this type of Bullying can be arested. Please Help Stop this a
The Honey Badger-Perhaps The Most Fearless Animal on Earth
The Guinness Book of World Records have named this species the most fearless animal on earth. Watch this video to see why. Is there anything that this animal does not eat? (03:20) Some scenes may be disturbing for younger viewers.
"Her Dilemma" by Thomas Hardy (poetry reading)
Hardy did put his heroines in difficult situations and inflict cruel and unusual punishments on them. Fundamentalists have to face the moral dilemma of whether lying is ever justified. This wouldn't be a controversial topic now but it was in Hardy's day. His novel Jude the Obscure met such public outrage that he never wrote another book. After that he put his creative energy into poetry instead. Recently I saw a question put to those who say that lying is fundamentally wrong and never just
How to Kill a Planet: explosions!
I was interviewed for a documentary for National Geographic called "How to Kill a Planet" (it was part of the series Naked Science). We went to Phoenix to blow up explosives to simulate antimatter. This "behind the scenes" footage was filmed by me. We also went to the gun range to make an antimatter analogy, and I shot a nice little MP-5 gun... and I did pretty well with it, especially toward the end.
Obama signals tax stance
U.S. President Obama reasserted that Bush-era tax cuts should be made permanent for the middle class. Deborah Lutterbeck reports
Gary Paulsen Lecture - Part 2 of 3 Author's presentation at stage lecturn in front of audience on October 27, 2007. In this portion of his speech he talks about his first experience with a dog team. He talks how he learned the proper language to use with the dogs, how his early dog team behaved, and how he got his dog, Cookie. He then goes into how he quit trapping and started to run dogs and the Iditarod. Good motivational talk on fulf
Author's presentation at stage lecturn in front of audience on October 27, 2007. In this portion of his speech he talks about his first experience with a dog team. He talks how he learned the proper language to use with the dogs, how his early dog team behaved, and how he got his dog, Cookie. He then goes into how he quit trapping and started to run dogs and the Iditarod. Good motivational talk on fulf
Beethoven (Part 1 of 18)
"The events in this movie are based on Beethoven's writings. Beethoven was a German Composer and pianist. His music fell in a transitional period between Classical and Romantic music. Beethven studies with Haydn. Even after his hearing began to deteriorate he still composed, conducted and even performed his music. (9:55)
Creating Buttons in Flash
The Flash Button Tutorial shows you how to make a Macromedia Flash Button in the Macromedia Flash program. You need to create a new scene to be able to do it. Learn how to create and animate objects using the Macromedia Flash software tool. This tutorial explains and illustrates how to use the Flash work area and Flash tool palette to animate objects. You'll learn how to create, color, and animate various actions of a ball (bouncing, "squishing" on impact, etc.) In doing this, you'll le