Inventions of War - the Jeep
During World War II, General Dwight Eisenhower called the Jeep one of America's most important weapons. This short video describes the origins of the original Jeep and even addresses how it received it's funny name! (U.S. soldiers shortened the term "general purpose vehicle" to "GP" then "Jeep") Run time: 2 minutes
Find out how hurricanes can be so destructive in this three-minute video.
The European Library: Access Portal to 48 National European Libraries
Designed to meet the needs of the worldwide research community, the European Library provides quick and easy access to search the content/collections of 48 National Libraries in Europe, as well as leading European Research Libraries. Definitely, a treasure trove for researchers with access to over 200 million resources, 18 million digital objects, and 24 million full text documents.
Concentration Camp Liberation
This two minute video shows the horror of thousands
of Jewish prisoners in Nazi camps at the time of their liberation by allied troops. This video has actually footage and some of it is grime so view it first. A great lesson for students on what happened if a nation uses hatred to attack a minority.
Refino Petroquímico (2014)
Este curso busca que el alumno pueda comprender y aplicar los conocimientos adquiridos de los procesos de separación y transformación que comprenden las diferentes etapas del refino petroquímico, con la identificación de los principales productos de este sector industrial, así como los aspectos medioambientales a tener en cuenta
Introduction to Biology, Fall 2001
Cell biology, immunology, neurobiology, and an exploration into current research in cancer, genomics, and molecular medicine.
The Aaron Burr Conspiracy
This video is accompanied by text. "Jefferson had feelings of both triumph and trepidation over the purchase of Louisiana. On the one hand, he had doubled the size of the United States and presented to Americans access to some of the richest land in North America. On the other hand, the government he directed was not designed to regulate the huge territory. Fears of foreign occupation and secession dominated his thoughts..."
Louisiana Purchase Doubles U.S.
A short video that goes into some detail as to how the Lousiana Purchase was made and what land it covered....and why it was the steal of the century, not the buy of the century.
Louisiana Purchase Doubles U.S
Thomas Jefferson pulls off the land deal of the millennium when he buys 800,000 square miles from the French, stretching from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains. This short video explains what a value it was, and how it came to be sold. Of notes is the fact that the video explains that the land did not belong to the French in the first place. It belonged to the Native Americans. A map for the students would help them understand the size of the purchase.
How the Louisiana Purchase Worked
When Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory for 15 million
dollars, the US nearly doubled in size. This is a podcast without visuals. It lasts 15 minutes. Good data, but only for those that can stay awake.
Sea reptile birth - Walking with Dinosaurs
CGI is used to examine what a birth in the water must have been like for Dinosaurs dependent on both sea and air. The video explains how vulnerable both the mother and her pups could be during the birthing process.
The Threat of Animal Species Extinction
This short but informative video describes the startling risk for extinction that many species are facing, and how many of these species are at risk because of human activity. Video is set to music while information is written on the screen. Run time 0:51.
National Geographic-Rare Clouded Leopards
A small glimpse of the life of the clouded leopards.Video explains how zoos are assisting to breed these rare animals and taking care of them. Running Time is less than one minute.
Books of the Old Testament Video lists the books of the Old Testament to song. The books of the bible are printed on the screen. The song is sung and the words on the screen change. Song is repeated so students can try and sing along. There are not pictures in this video. Poor to average quality video, song is slow and doesn’t give specifics of the books of the New Testament.
Video lists the books of the Old Testament to song. The books of the bible are printed on the screen. The song is sung and the words on the screen change. Song is repeated so students can try and sing along. There are not pictures in this video. Poor to average quality video, song is slow and doesn’t give specifics of the books of the New Testament.
One environmentally friendly way to log forests is the old fashioned way- with horses. This video discusses an eco-friendly way to log vs. deforestation. Run time 02:28.
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Theology and Physics
Revd Dr John Polkinghorne : Course
21F.414 German Culture, Media, and Society (MIT)
The topic for Fall 2006 is short film and radio plays. This course investigates current trends and topics in German literary, theater, film, television, radio, and other media arts productions. Students analyze media texts in the context of their production, reception, and distribution as well as the public debates initiated by these works. The topic for Fall 2006 is German Short Film, a popular format that represents most recent trends in film production, and German Radio Art, a striving genre
The Proclamation of 1763
The British victory opened new territory for exploration and expansion, but it also brought the responsibility for overseeing three troublesome groups. The first were thousands of resentful former French subjects. French settlements remained in Canada and even today the French are a prominent minority in Quebec and Montreal. To keep the settlements under control, the British maintained a close watch and employed harsh tactics to quell rebellion. One tactic was mass deportation of former French c