Afghanistan's media battleground
Six years ago television was banned in Afghanistan and its single national radio station was Taliban-run.
Oil Spill in Gulf: Interview of Expert
Professor Alexander Kolker talked about the impact of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill on coastal ecosystems. Part of a 37 minute interview Best use is to have students take notes on part of the interview, maybe ten minutes, and write a news story about what they heard stressing the five Ws and a H. Call ins featured from political inclined citizens.
Heat and Temperature What makes the liquid in a thermometer rise or fall in response to temperature? Which contains more heat—a boiling teakettle or a swimming p
What makes the liquid in a thermometer rise or fall in response to temperature? Which contains more heat—a boiling teakettle or a swimming p
The Art of Teaching the Arts: Nurturing Independent Thinkers
Arts teachers use formal and informal strategies to assess their students’ progress and to modify their own teaching practice. In this session, participants meet a vocal music teacher who splits his choir into groups that give each other feedback; he also has students tape-record themselves during rehearsal, so he can judge their individual progress. A dance teacher critiques original choreography by a student and asks her peers to participate in the process; this feedback helps the student de
News Story on WatchKnow: "YouTube with Brains"
A short video on what Watchknow is about and its impact on equalizing educational opportunities, according to Charles Boone, philanthropist.
Bill Nye and Aluminum Cans
Bill Nye takes the time to explain the impact of aluminum on our environment. Do him a favor and recycle when you "can"! Run time 05:14
The Story of Wakefield
A basic skills learning resource booklet with interactive activities designed to introduce the Wakefield Museum.
Nanomaterials Up Close: Nanoengineered electron guns
In this video we see an electron gun made of many thousands of vertically aligned carbon nanotubes, each more than 1,000 times smaller than the width of a human hair. Dr Matt Cole, from the University of Cambridge, explains the technological importance of exploiting emerging nanomaterials to engineer functionally novel X-ray sources. 'Nanomaterials Up Close' is a special series linked to our 'Under the Microscope' collection of videos produced by Cambridge University that show glimpses of the
Correlates of Desistance
There is no question that life in America has changed drastically in the past fifty years. Given the importance of examining historical change inherent in the life course perspective, it is important to determine how changes in the social structure over time impact individuals. Therefore, the goals of this data analysis exercise are to examine changes in marriage and employment over the last fifty years. The purposes are to identify the changes that have taken place, and to hypothesize how these
Here Comes Everybody: how change happens when people come together
Clay Shirky, one of the new culture's wisest observers, steer us through the online social explosion and ask what happens when people are given the tools to work together, without needing traditional organisational structures. As online communication becomes ubiquitous, Shirky unpicks fundamental issues that are increasingly the source of much debate in particular in the media, in business, and in government, all of whom are grappling to make sense of the new social revolution. He argues that th
Air Pollution's Effect on Health
Air Pollution Risks - Find out how air pollution can impact our bodies, our health and most importantly, our lungs. Run time 01:22.
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