Italy: Arts and Culture in Florence
This 2:27 minute long video is about the art and culture in Florence during the renaissance. It has some remarkable statistics. There are images of the masterpiece of sculpture, David, which may be offensive to some.
Understanding the Rise of China
Speaking at a TED Salon in London, economist Martin Jacques asks: How do we in the West make sense of China and its phenomenal rise? The author of "When China Rules the World," he examines why the West often puzzles over the growing power of the Chinese economy, and offers three building blocks for understanding what China is and will become. (21:31)
Martin's Big Words Read Aloud-The Life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
In this video, students will hear about the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. through a read aloud called Martin's Big Words. The illustrations are wonderful and the storyline begins with young Martin in his hometown. He remembers what his Momma told him "You are as good as anyone".The bus boycott and Rosa Parks is shared as well as well as the Garbage strike where he was killed in Memphis. The male voice narrating is a strong African American voice and students will enjoy hearing it. Important
Immersing Students in Great Mentor Texts with Linda Bausch Part 2
Staff Developer, Linda Bausch models a writer's workshop lesson on immersing students in fantastic mentor texts in a 2nd/3rd grade class. She discusses the last 2 authors of the 10 authors in the writers' workshop. She shares the books with students for them to be book detectives. This is part 2. (2:24)
Algebra II: Simplifying Polynomials
This is a ten minute demonstration. The teacher needs to be able to stop this video as each action is completed to make sure the student understands each operation.
ISS Tour -- April 21, 2011
Expedition 27 Flight Engineer Cady Coleman flies through the International Space Station with a high-definition video camera.
Expedition 27 Crew Profile
Expedition 27 is the first long-duration spaceflight for each member of the International Space Station crew.
Walkthrough World's Largest Dinosaurs Special Exhibition
The World's Largest Dinosaurs (April 16, 2011-January 2, 2012), a new exhibition at the American Museum of Natural History, goes beyond traditional fossil shows to reveal how dinosaurs actually lived by taking visitors into the amazing anatomy of a uniquely super-sized group of dinosaurs: the long-necked and long-tailed sauropods, which ranged in size from 15 to 150 feet long. Drawing on the latest science that looks in part to existing organisms to understand these extinct giants, The World's
Authors@Google: Brenda Marshall
"Dakota" is a sweeping work of fiction set in the late 19th century Great Plains. Author Brenda Marshall came to Google to read from her book, talk about her writing process and give us insight into what exactly the publishing process looks like.
Prof. Omer Bartov: Antisemitism, the Holocaust, and Reinterpretations of National Socialism
Professor Omer Bartov - John P. Birkelund, Distinguished Professor of European History and Professor of History and German Studies, Brown University, USA: Antisemitism, the Holocaust, and Reinterpretations of National Socialism The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 1 -- Tuesday, July 8, 2008 Racism and Antisemitism in the 19th and 20th Centuries -- the Prelude to Destruction http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/educati
Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice: Morning Panel - Part 2
The 6th International Conference on Holocaust Education Teaching the Shoah -- Fighting the Racism and Prejudice Day 2 -- Wednesday, July 9, 2008 Teaching the Holocaust in a Multi-Cultural Society -- Combating the Phenomena of Racism and Prejudice in the Classroom http://www1.yadvashem.org/yv/en/education/conference/2008/index.asp
Arab youths, revolutions, and the rise of the ‘second society’
The patterns of revolutions tend to be similar, focusing on the rise and fall of their leaders, a plunge into lawlessness, and finally a new order. Today’s movement in the Arab world is different. Sami Mahroum, Director of INSEAD’s Innovation & Policy Initiative in Abu Dhabi, explains why.
138: When profits are private and losses are public
Thomas Huertas of the Financial Services Authority, regulator of the financial services industry in the UK, is a firm believer that better regulation will avoid a repetition of the recent financial meltdown.
No Easy Answers: Decoding the Economy's Mixed Messages
Corporate earnings have surged and stocks have soared, but the housing market is still weak. Interest rates remain low, but are rising. Many countries' economies are perking up, but a jump in commodities prices is producing inflation. Governments in the United States and Europe are wrestling with huge budget deficits and debt problems. For insight, Knowledge@Wharton talks to Wharton professors Jeremy Siegel, Franklin Allen and Susan Wachter.Author(s):
TALAT Lecture 4601: Introduction to Brazing of Aluminium Alloys
This lecture describes the characteristics of brazing aluminium and the process involved; it helps to understand the use potential and the limitations of brazing aluminium. Basic knowledge of aluminium alloys designation system, surface treatment and corrosion behaviour is assumed.
Valerius Catullus - Carmina LXXXV
Dependence Daze was a collaborative research project between CSM and the Maryland Institute Collage of Art, Baltimore, USA. The project was funded by CSM research office and explored the ongoing 'special relationship' between the UK and USA in contemporary cultural terms. Students from both colleges created visual responses to set criteria, which were then exhibited in Baltimore and London, and on the dedicated website.
Teaching and Professional Fellowship Report 2004/5 : An Investigation into the feasibility of develo
The aim of my fellowship was to put the idea of developing a Virtual Newsroom – an online means of teaching journalism -- to the test. I began work on this idea some six years ago after many years of using computers in the teaching of journalism. At that time, I developed, together with the IT Research and Development Unit (ITRDU), at the London Institute (now University of the Arts London), an e-learning prototype based on the ‘breaking story’ exercise – a fundamental exercise for
Sweatshops in focus : if you don't come in on sunday, don't come in on monday: is contemporary cloth
This event featured two documentaries and an artist video revisiting the highly troublesome subject of clothing sweatshops. In the beginning of the twentieth century, signs on the New York City sweatshop doors infamously announced:If you don't come in on Sunday, don't come in on Monday.Since then, issues of exploitation in the garment industry have been subject to much criticism, debate and action, culminating in the 1990s labour legislation changes and formation of organisations such as the Fai
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