One mile long and 600 feet high, the Three Gorges Dam on the Yangtze River is a project of epic proportions — and controversy. The dam, completed in 2008, created a vast reservoir extending 370 miles, about the distance from Los Angeles to San Francisco. It brings drinking water to northern China and generates as much electricity as 18 coal-fired power plants. But it has also displaced some two million people and caused widespread flooding, destroying rural villages and cultural treasures.
Rural Women in China
Women in rural China have one of the highest suicide rates in the world. Wu Qing at the Development Center for Rural Women believes that empowering women with the idea of equality, giving them out-of-home work skills, and instilling a sense of social responsibility will increase their feeling of self-worth and improve quality of life. To plant the desire for knowledge, the center also started a grassroots literacy program.
What the Ancients Knew: Roads of Ancient Rome
A good video showing how the Romans and their slaves fitted stones and ditches to make their roads last. Sudents would benefit from a map of Italy and the road network that was created in Roman times. Run time 01:00
How to Make an Outline.com
This 1:30 minute video gives examples of how to do an outline. However, the speaker does say it isn't for every project of for every student so a teacher needs to address the speaker's remarks. Does who an outline, but it is sophisticated.
SOA : Seksueel Overdraagbare Aandoeningen Dit leermiddel biedt leerlingen informatie over de kenmerken van seksueel overdraagbare aandoeningen. Inhoudelijke structuur:
Dit leermiddel biedt leerlingen informatie over de kenmerken van seksueel overdraagbare aandoeningen.
HEA395 Session #07 Fall 2014
Community Health with Robin Sinks Topic: Healthy Eating www.youtube.com/csuDHTV [Please Subscribe]
Video Production: iMOVIE: Basic Editing
Once you have your video in clips on the computer, you need to start putting it together. Learn the basics of video editing with iMovie. The principals are the same for most video editing software.
Classical Music and Intelligence
Classical Music and Intelligence - How does music exert such extraordinary effects on our emotions? To what extent does it depend upon our nature (biological rhythms, instinctive reactions to certain sound patterns) and to what extent experience (e.g. conditioned associations, nostalgia)? Particular attention is given to the tension-reduction and optimal uncertainty theories of musical enjoyment. (04:07)
Implementing Mobile and e-learning in Health and Social Care
As part of a submission for the IMS Global Award, this film discusses the outputs of the ALPS CETL and demonstrates the impact that they have had on learning and assessment in practice settings, particularly focussing on the development of competency maps, 360degree multiprofessional asessment tools and the use of mobile technology to deliver these innovative assessment processes to the Health and Social Care students on placement.
Daylight Saving Time
This is a video from Ignite Learning about daylight saving time. (06:39)
Carl Sagan on Human Brain
In this video, which is suitable for older middle-school and high school students, Carl Sagan discusses the human brain.
Breakdown of Blood Retinal Barrier In Diabetic Retinopathy
This is description of how the retinal pigmented epithelial cells maintain the barrier between blood and the retinal tissue. Simple animation with text and computer-generated narration. Grades 9-12. (01:13)
CVC Words and Silent E
This is a demonstration showing how Phonic Faces cards can be used to show the rule of short vowels, and how a silent "e" changes the vowel to a long vowel sound. Models a strategy for teaching CVC and CVCsilet"e" rule. Story is a bit long for young children. Teacher adds "uh" to some initial consonants which can be confusing for some learners. (01:25)