Joseph R. Bankoff President and CEO, Woodruff Arts Center - IMPACT
September 8, 2010 - IMPACT presents Joseph R. Bankoff, President and CEO, Woodruff Arts Center. Joseph R. Bankoff joined the Woodruff Arts Center in September 2006 as president and CEO. He has been an active part of the Atlanta arts community for many years. He worked to raise funds for Atlanta Arts Alliance (original name of the Woodruff Arts Center) and the 1983 expansion of the High Museum. He is a charter member of the High and long-time subscriber to the Alliance Theatre. He joined the Atl
Facebook and Your Job Search
This short video explains the impact of the message your Facebook profile may be sending to prospective employers. (1:00)
Resume Summary Section
Include a summary section on your resume to maximize its impact. This short video explains why you need a summary section and provides practical advice on the information it should contain. Grades 9-12. (0:59)
Sandart: The Story of Ukrainian's Survival
A tremendous work well worth showing to all types of classes. Best used after an explanation of what happened in the country in 1948. This performance one an award, and deservedly so. Perhaps part of a lesson about how art can impact society and/or symbolism such as the Liberty Bell.
Population: State of the Earth
In 2006 the human population pushed past 6.5 billion. Every minute, 153 people are born, leading to possibly deadly consequences. This movie discuses the environmental impact the growing population has. Also, learn what we can do like cutting down on our carbon footprint, using bio gas, walking instead of driving, and consuming less. Run time 04:11.
Pyroclastic Flow: Volcano Danger
The dangers of the pyroclastic flow are explained in detail. A must watch video if you are studying the impact of such disasters. The students won't foget this one, but make sure the differences between lava and this one.
Vietnam War - The Impact of Media
Vietnam War - "The Impact of Media" explores in detail the 'media distortions' due to television's misrepresentations during the Vietnam War. It rebuts the view promoted by PBS 's 13-part documentary series, "Vietnam: A Television History". The rebuttal also applies to "The Ten Thousand Day War" series. "The Impact of Media" is a must-see for historians and politicians alike. The late president Ronald Reagan lauded this rebuttal video when he watched it and said that it's "something all American
A Wat Forward: Facing Climate Change
In this short documentary you can explore the global impact of climate change and its devastating effects. Learn what scientists suggest in response to these changes. Run time 07:43
How do changes in Earth's magnetic field and ionosphere affect us?
Part 1 in a discussion on How do changes in Earth's magnetic field and ionosphere affect us? Bob McCoy – Office of Naval Research. Storms and variations in the ionosphere impact Navy instruments, e.g, Suns storms (disturbances) can degrade GPS affecting ship navigation, airplanes, and all kinds of communication and transportation on Earth. Dish TV and satellite operations are also disrupted or impacted by this. Talks about the fun of flying rockets and studying the data to make new discoveries
What is Space Weather?
Interview on space weather—storms on the sun, solar flares, other events that cause currents that come in at a lower altitude and impact Earth weather and even mechanical objects (transformers). Run time 03:32.
New World Exchanges between Indians, Europeans
Indians in the colonies and the impact Europeans had on them is the theme of this video. The exchange of ideas, animals, plants is shown. Also negatives such as germs is explained. Students need to have a graph or table of these so that they can keep track as the video moves rapidly.
Documentary on Arctic Sea Ice Shrinking – Global Warming
During the summers of 2007 and 2008, year-round Arctic sea ice shrank to its lowest level since satellite records began 30 years ago. Some scientists now predict an ice-free Arctic summer by 2012. As snow and ice levels decline, sea-levels and weather patterns are affected which in turn impact plant, animal, and human life.
Causes of the Civil War
This 12 minute video contains very intense photos. It is an excellent overview of the causes of the Civil War. Students would benefit from a word wall as some of the terms may be new to them. The route of the Underground Railroad would be good, too, as well as a map of the USA at that time listing free and slave states.
In the Land of Jim Crow: Growing Up Segregated
The experiences of living with de jure segregation in the South and de facto segregation in the North are recalled in vivid, first-hand accounts. Historical commentaries are interspersed with remembrances that are sure to stimulate discussions about racial segregation, its impact on society in general, and its influence on African American culture both in years past and today. A Kinocraft production and winner of several film-festival awards.
The Disappearance of the Bees
When Chinese farmers in South Sichuan Province, the largest producers of pears in that region of China, alerted the government to the absence of bees due to pesticides and that the year's crop was endangered, the government's unprecedented response was to insist on hand-pollination. Meanwhile, farmers in the United States, faced with the same dilemma, wonder if this method will someday, too, be their fate. This video segment adapted from Nature: Silence of the Bees discusses the impact of t
This video is accompanied by text and it is about the political situation and political causes of the American Revolution. "The Revolution generated radical changes in the principles, opinions, and sentiments of the American people. New ideas and issues affected social customs, political ideals, and gender and racial roles as the thirteen colonies evolved into the United States. Debate and conflict over government authority, diverse state economies, federal control of western territories, and th
Investigating Wisconsin History-Using Nature's Resources
Using Nature's Resources - Angie explores a shipwreck while scuba diving in Lake Michigan, which prompts her to investigate the ways in which water resources have been used in Wisconsin's past. Her investigation leads her from Lake Superior to the Fox River to the Horicon Marsh. She explores the relationship between people and natural resources, noting the impact of human decisions on those resources. Angie encourages students to think about the balance between using and protecting natural resou
Tour de France, Cambridge: Timelapse
Time-lapse footage of the crowd build-up to Stage 3 of the Tour de France taken from the Pitt Building, including the peloton moving through and beautiful views of King's College Chapel. One image taken per 10 seconds over an eight hour period.
Tour de France, Cambridge
Stage 3 of the Tour de France goes past the Pitt Building on Trumpington Street, Cambridge including a speedy replacement wheel between 3:30 and 4:20 for a rider in green.
America Under Monroe and Adams: The Monroe Doctrine
A brief overview of the Monroe Doctrine, but lacks insight into what caused it to be written and its impact. More of a general video. Has a test afterwards (let the video run) that might be good, but moves very rapidly and deals with some issues not discussed with this video.