In this video segment adapted from American Experience, view newsreel footage, archival photos, and interviews to explore Franklin Roosevelt's efforts to help defend Great Britain from German attacks in the period before the United States entered World War II. Despite the domestic restraints of the Neutrality Acts enacted by Congress in the 1930s and strong public isolationist sentiment, Roosevelt proposed the Lend-Lease plan to provide Great Britain with necessary weapons, and used his pow
Cesar's Last Fast
Cesar's Last Fast is a documentary directed by Richard Rey Perez about the last great stand made by Mexican-American activist Cesar Chavez in the fight for fair treatment for migrant farm workers. A dramatic clip that lasts 3:38 long and is dramatic, but needs teacher input to provide a better background to his struggles.
Trail of Tears
In this video segment adapted from American Experience: "We Shall Remain," reenactments help tell the story of how the Cherokee people were forced from their lands in the southeast. The U.S. government initially promised the Cherokee and other Native American tribes that if they could assimilate into European Americans lifestyles, they would be considered equals. But a new movement in the late 1820s, supported by President Andrew Jackson, promoted removal of Native Americans from the easter
UMMC Physician Profile: Richard Lichenstein, M.D.
This short video introduces viewers to Richard Lichenstein, M.D., an associate professor of pediatrics and director of pediatric emergency medicine research at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. Some of Dr. Lichenstein's special interests include psychiatric emergencies, respiratory emergencies and therapeutics, and child advocacy. Dr. Lichenstein is also the site principal investigator for the pediatric emergency care applied research network. Watch this video to learn more about h
20.02.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Freitag – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. Der parteilose evangelische Theologe Joachim Gauck wird neuer Bundespräsident. Die Vorsitzenden der schwarz-gelben Koalitionsparteien verständigten sich mit den Oppositionsparteien SPD und Grüne in Berlin auf den einstigen DDR-Bürgerrechtler und früheren Leiter der Stasi-Unterlagenbehörde als gemeinsamen Kandidaten. Gauck sagte nach seiner Nominierun
A Place for Numbers
In this video segment from "And They Counted Happily Ever After", the CyberSquad helps Spider use place value to count 777 eggs. (2:30)
World Affairs: End Game Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq
"End Game: Afghanistan, Pakistan and Iraq" Dr. George A. Lopez Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies, University of Notre Dame. World Affairs of Western Michigan's Great Decisions lectures involves many local colleges, including Aquinas, GRCC, GVSU, Ferris, WMU and Davenport.
Earth Science Today
This laboratory exercise, designed for an introductory Earth Science course, examines stratigraphy and plate tectonics while considering predictions as a way to test theories. The laboratory focuses on the reconstruction of Pangaea and evidence for geologic events in rock layers. Users can also link to the course homepage and other activities related to Earth Science Today.
This video clip highlights archaeologists’ fascination with the ancient Aztec city. The Aztec pyramids hold many mysteries to what went on many years ago in this ancient society. (1:26)
PHY195 Session 3 Spring 2012
Astronomy with Bruce Betts 02/21/12
Modern Jewish Literature - Course Trailers
Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding 29: Modern Jewish Literature -- Ruth Wisse (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations)
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Engineering the Taj Mahal
The Taj Mahal is a marvel of engineering that was built as a mausoleum for the wife of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Today, the Taj Mahal is one of the world’s most beautiful structures. (3:52)
The Harlem Renaissance
As African Americans flocked to Northern cities in the 1920s, they created a new social and cultural landscape.
This video would be widely useful in a classroom during Black History studies. (2:53)
Week 6: February 23, 2012
Discussion about the nervous system, including axonal & synaptic transmission, glia, norephinephrine, glutamate, and related topics.
Mineralogy and Crystalography Software
This website describes the animations and software Crystal Movies, XtalDraw, and XPow. Crystal Movies are gif animations that illustrate the evolution of crystal structures as functions of pressure, temperature, chemistry, or orientation. XtalDraw is an interactive Windows-based software that draws ball and stick, polyhedral, and thermal ellipsoid representations of crystal and molecular structures. XPow plots theoretical diffraction patterns of crystalline materials.
Compound Words PowerPoint
An educational PowerPoint that teaches Compound Words. It introduces two words then join them together to form one. Examples, cowboy, cupcake, rainfall, rainbow, sunshine, and more.
This is from Special Needs PowerPoints. (02:09)
Antwerpen leren kennen : Stadsopdracht Groepsopdracht waarbij de cursisten de stad Antwerpen en haar verschillende wijken leren kennen.
Groepsopdracht waarbij de cursisten de stad Antwerpen en haar verschillende wijken leren kennen.
From pygmy shrews to armadillos, a wide range of mammals survive on a diet made up largely of insects. Many of these have fascinating adaptations suited to catching or rooting out their prey. In this unit you will learn about these adaptations, along with survival strategies for when food is scarce. This is the second unit in the ‘Studying mammals’ series.