Show Me Science-The Science of Light
The human eye may only be capable of seeing a small fraction of the electromagnetic spectrum that comes off the sun, but without this ability to see visible light portion of the spectrum we would be unable to function. Show Me Science: The Science of Light studies the light that the sun produces, and its effects on Earth's life forms. The program also demonstrates how a solar eclipse takes place, how light is reflected and seen by the human eye, and how light is much more than just a visual medi
The Frontal Lobes: Cognition and Awareness
Explains the importance of the frontal lobe in human behavior, and covers brain function, diagnostic assessment, cognitive function, evolution, and personality. Highlights some case studies to illustrate key frontal capacities.
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-What We Grow and Where It Goes
What We Grow and Where It Goes - Wisconsin's climate and soils provide prime conditions for agriculture. These natural factors, combined with land use decisions, make agriculture one of the state's most important businesses. The diverse crops produced in Wisconsin connect the state to the global agricultural economy and continually affect the way people in Wisconsin live, work, and use the landscape. This program discusses agriculture's prominent place in Wisconsin's economy, spotlights se
Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
Video shows the immigrants coming to America and how they took any job to survive. This is the story of many workers who worked long hours, low wages, and unsafe conditions. The unluckest of them all were the workers of the Triangle Shirtwaist Company. They watched their dreams go up in flames. This video is a series of pictures and some interviews in the background. Good pictures and information.
The Last Day Of World War I - Part 5 of 5
The last part of the video refers to the role of different privates that were the ones who fought and died on the very last day and on the last minutes of WWI. There is a description of the way in which fire really ceased. There is reference to the way in which those who survived suffered and in what conditions they went back home. There are images of badly wounded people who survived but went through terrible pain. There are images of the biggest American soldiers' cemetery in Europe. There is
War of The Century - Part 15
This part of the documentary shows the conditions in which the Soviet and German soldiers fought. There is footage, survivors' accounts and former soldiers retelling their most terrible memories. Many German leaders killed himself and some were taken prisoners. Hitler's opinion about the humiliation of being captured is shown. There are statistics of the number of deaths both in battle and in captivity.
Michael the Archangel
Video is a series of pictures and facts of God's archangel Michael. Video is set to music. There is one mistake in one of the pictures, Jesus is seated at the right hand of God, not Michael. The author did not want to remove the slide. The first Angel created by God, Michael is the leader of all the Archangels and is in charge of protection, courage, strength, truth and integrity. Michael protects us physically, emotionally and psychically. He also oversees the lightworker's life purpose
The True Story of D-Day - Parts 7 of 10
This part of the documentary shows that the parachute jumpers who got to their destination managed to take German prisoners even before the ships landed. There is reconstruction of the landing and also footage. You can see the conditions in which they fought and they weapons they used. 500 landing crafts landed on Omaha beach, which was one of the targets. There are detailed descriptions and reconstructions of the landing.
Federalism incorporates multiple layers of government, where final authority is divided between the layers of government. Dual federalism can be described using the metaphor of a layer cake, where the layers of government are linked, but function as distinct units. Cooperative federalism evolved from the concept of dual federalism.The role of the national government is more prominent in cooperative federalism than in dual federalism. With the dual federalism model, the national government and th
The Treaty of Versailles
Nearly one year after President Woodrow Wilson addressed Congress and laid out his Fourteen Points, fighting in Europe had reached its end. In the last weeks of the war, Wilson used the promise of his Fourteen Points to persuade the German people to overthrow Kaiser Wilhelm II and establish an armistice. Under the armistice, Germany had to withdraw behind the Rhine River and surrender its submarines and munitions.
To establish the conditions of surrender for the defeated Central Powers, me
Advanced - María Llena de Gracia Today's movie hails from Colombia. It's based on the true stories involving drug trafficking and traffickers. This movie we recommend to watch, but not around children. Find out what the SpanishPod
Today's movie hails from Colombia. It's based on the true stories involving drug trafficking and traffickers. This movie we recommend to watch, but not around children. Find out what the SpanishPod
The Colonial Economy
Economic conditions of the 1700s were a contributing factor to the discontent felt by the American colonies towards Great Britain and were not easily overcome after independence. This is how the British used a shortage of money to their advantage. A three minute video that gives some depth to the causes of the Revolution. Well worth viewing. Shows the importance of a common currency to a nation's success.
Effects of the Indian Wars
This video is accompanied by text. "The cruelty inflicted on the natives during the Indian Wars was chronicled by Helen Hunt Jackson in her book “A Century of Dishonor,” which was published in 1881 and distributed by Jackson to every member of Congress. Jackson had become incensed at the harsh treatment of Indians during a lecture by Chief Sitting Bear of the Ponca tribe in 1879. Her mission to improve Indian conditions furthered the effort to assimilate Indians onto reservations “for thei
Workers Strikes in the Gilded Age
This video is accompanied by text. "The end of the nineteenth century saw the most contentious and violent labor conflicts in the history of the nation. Between 1881 and 1900, approximately 23,000 strikes occurred, involving over six million workers. Unfortunately, in about half of the strikes the laborers gained nothing, and in the other half they were only able to elicit meager or modest gains. Bloody confrontations wracked the railroad, steel, and mining industries, often requiring interventi
Infinitive Phrases Lecture
This video presents a lecture from Yossarian the Grammarian about infinitive phrases (to run, to learn, to cook, etc.), which function as adjectives, adverbs, and nouns. He briefly explains what infinitives are, then goes on to talk about infinitive phrases and how they can function as different parts of speech using examples he has written on a white board.
Family and Social Life in the Colonies
Family and social life for all Anglo-American colonists was colored by certain common conditions: a pre-industrial economy that put a premium on owning land, primitive knowledge of medicine by modern standards, and a social hierarchy shaped by the notion that God had ordained some to be rich and others poor. While these characteristics shaped life throughout the colonies, there were regional differences, especially between the two most ethnically English regions, the Chesapeake and New England.
The Nature of Water
This video is accompanied by text: "A key theme in biology is the relationship between structure and function. In order to appreciate the chemical and physical properties of water, we need to understand its molecular structure.
The chemical formula of water is H-2-O, meaning that each molecule of water contains two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom. Each hydrogen atom is connected to the oxygen atom with a covalent bond..."
2.5.1 The reductionist perspective Although theology had been thought of as ultimate knowledge, in post-Enlightenment thought, religion came to be seen by many in the West as a hindrance to progress and the advancement of human knowledge. Some came to believe that a rational and scientific way of looking at the world, unconstrained by religious belief and ‘superstition’, would lead to religion becoming redundant. In the nineteenth century, this idea was boosted by Darwinian theories of evolution. Charles Darwin’s <
Although theology had been thought of as ultimate knowledge, in post-Enlightenment thought, religion came to be seen by many in the West as a hindrance to progress and the advancement of human knowledge. Some came to believe that a rational and scientific way of looking at the world, unconstrained by religious belief and ‘superstition’, would lead to religion becoming redundant.
In the nineteenth century, this idea was boosted by Darwinian theories of evolution. Charles Darwin’s <
Running The Government
Enforcing the laws is the chief function of the executive
branch. They do this by running the government on a daily basis.