American Revolution - Cartoon Overview
This professionally-made video from Brain Pop uses simple terms and cartoon animation to help explain the events during the Revolutionary War. Some key vocabulary terms and names include: Lexington, Paul Revere, Samual Prescott, Midnight Ride, Minutemen, Second Continental Congress, George Washington, Thomas Paine, Common Sense, Declaration of Independence, Saratoga, Benedict Arnold, Benjamin Franklin, Valley Forge, John Paul Jones, guerrilla warfare, Yorktown, and Lord Cornwallis. Run time 04
Communications in Slow-Moving Crises
What’s a journalist to do when a major story must be coaxed reluctantly into public view, or emerges on what seems like a geological time scale? These panelists discuss how to approach slowly evolving but urgent stories at a time when news coverage has shifted inexorably from print and its variable deadlines to the constant, repeti
Treaty of Versailles
Know About The Treaty Of Versailles - The treaty was designed to free the small ethnic groups from Germany's reign and make sure the power hungry Germany could not ravage France again. It also helps explain how this resulted in future problems. A good, brief review, but students need a map to be able showing Germany before and after the treaty was signed.
What Is the Earth Made of?
The earth's mantle, core and surface have varying chemical compositions, but the earth is generally made up of eight main elements, within which there are four super abundant elements. (02:18)
What Kinds of Animals Live in the Rain Forest?
What Kinds of Animals Live in the Rain Forest? There are two types of rain forests, including temperate rain forests and tropical rain forests, but both possess an abundance of different animal species. (03:10)
Prepositions of Location-In, On, Under, Over, In Front, Behind
This video's main character Shompy demonstrates prepositions of location (in, on, under, over, in front, behin) with a balloon. The song and motions get faster as the song continues. The end of the song shows sign language for the prepositions (1:41).
What Is Earth's Coldest & Warmest Temperature?
The coldest recorded temperature was -129 degrees Fahrenheit, in Antarctica, and the hottest recorded temperature was 136 degrees Fahrenheit, in Libya. Learn more about extreme records for hot and cold weather.
Nick Jr.-Say What You See-Animals & Numbers
Nick Jr's Say What You See asks young learners to look at a different picture as the block turns and to repeat what you see. The objects are a bee, a cat, a fish, a cow, 1, 2, 3. It repeats this several times. Gets faster at the end. Very cute way to introduce or to review basic numbers and animals in an early childhood classroom (1:05).
Egypt tense after deadly clashes
Tensions high after deadly clashes between anti-government protesters and supporters of President Hosni Mubarak.
Survival Phrases #29 - Looking Around Locally
Learn Spanish travel phrases with SpanishPod101.com! A little Spanish can go such a long way! Whether you’re traveling, visiting, or sightseeing, SpanishPod101.com has all the essential travel phrases just for you! Today we cover a high frequency Spanish phrase sure to be of use on your trip, travels or vacation to Spain. Today, we’ll be learning [...]
The Economic Crisis & Left Responses
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Darwin's Forgotten Defenders
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Armstrong Experience: Ashley Smith
What happens when things go wrong the first time around and you need a second chance? Find out in Ashley Smith's Armstrong Experience.
The James R. Killian, Jr. Faculty Achievement Award and Lecture: Noam Chomsky (1992)
The James R. Killian, Jr. Faculty Achievement Award and Lecture: Noam Chomsky, 1992. [T1705]
U.S. consumer confidence rising
Summary of business headlines: Consumer confidence at 8 month high; Home prices fall; Stocks fall on earnings disappointments; "King's Speech" leads Oscar nominations.
Exporter joins Ivory Coast cocoa ban
US company Cargill suspends its Ivory Coast cocoa exports after president-elect Alassane Ouattara calls for the ban.
The Story of Stuff - Chapter 1
A seven part video explaining the life cycle of the products we buy and the ethical choices necessary with playful chalkboard diagrams and an animated presenter. This first chapter gives an overview of the "Materials Economy: A system in crisis". Annie Leonard explains the overview of the five part cycle of materials: Extraction, Production, Distribution, Consumption, and Disposal. Chapters 2-6 explain each of these parts and Chapter 7 is a summary. Run time 02:37 Be advised that the present
Hockey- Partner Shootout
Convocation Corner: What will they do next?
On their convocation day, SFU students talk about their experience at SFU, what they're planning to do next and how SFU prepared them.