Street Signs Alphabet A to Z
This clever video shows every letter of the alphabet in real world street and building signs. The letters A to Z are highlighted while the narrator says the name of each letter. (1:39)
Prime Minister Gordon Brown Address to Congress (2009)
British Prime Minister Brown addressed a joint meeting of Congress. Discusses the current status and future of America - and the world.
Building Pies- WordWorld
See how the letter S makes just one pie into many pies. From PBS Kids' Word World. (1:19)
Build A Word - Nightlight
The Word World friends shine a L-I-G-H-T (a flashlight) into the N-I-G-H-T (the night sky), to make/spell N-I-G-H-T-L-I-G-H-T. From PBS Kids' Word World. Excellent claymation. (1:13)
Niagara Falls, Canada/USA
Some great pictures of this natural wonder of the world.
Real World Math Shopping
This video shows how to math when you shop. Looks at unit price using the real world.
This short film shows how inventors have changed our world. Run time 02:00.
Chilli, Chocolate, and Chips: Foods that Originate from the New World
Dr. Rebecca Earle from the Department of Comparative American Studies talks about the importance of diet in creating the Indian and Spanish identities in the early modern era, and how the foods that the Spanish once avoided in the New World are now ingrained in many cultures.
The Invention of the World Wide Web
See how Tim Berners-Lee, the English scientist, invented the World Wide Web. This system was developed to organize information by using his computers to share data. (2:09)
Twitter in Plain English
Why Twitter works. How it works. See how friends around the world meet - and stay connected...Twitter updates are short, they are only 140 characters.(2:25)
What is Google Wave?
Google Wave is communication that anyone can reply to. You can see communication in real-world time. With the playback button you can replay the conversation.
C++ Console Lesson 1: Creating a Console Application 2008
This video tutorial shows how to make your first program in C++, using Microsoft's Visual C++ 2008 Express. The code is a simple "Hello World" program that is ideal for C++ beginners or newbies to C++.
Chanting and enchanting animals - Chap. 5/6 This video shows how amphibians can help the world from medicine to food. Frogs can heal us, because their skin has chemical elements used to make medicines. There are thousands of species of frogs, so there could be thousands of more discoveries. Frogs have been used as food for a long time. Frogs can also be helpful because they eat bugs that can be harmful to agriculture. Good quality video for students of any age from se
This video shows how amphibians can help the world from medicine to food. Frogs can heal us, because their skin has chemical elements used to make medicines. There are thousands of species of frogs, so there could be thousands of more discoveries. Frogs have been used as food for a long time. Frogs can also be helpful because they eat bugs that can be harmful to agriculture. Good quality video for students of any age from se
Elephant Mating, Fighting & Pregnancy
From the creation of a fertile egg in a female matriarch, to the
battles to find a mate, to the long biological journey to fertilisation,
this amazing short video from BBC wildlife show charts the incredible story of reproduction in the elephant world.
When China Rules the World
The years immediately following the end of the Cold War gave rise to the notion that the world was entering yet another American Century. But the next century will be decidedly Chinese and the rest of the world needs to adjust to this fact fast. Martin Jacques is a visiting senior fellow at LSE IDEAS. This event celebrates the publication of his book When China Rules the World: the rise of the middle kingdom and the end of the western world.
The Great Brain Race: Rise of the Global Education Marketplace
In a worldwide educational marketplace, international competition to build the best universities and attract the brightest minds is more intense than ever. In his lecture based around his book, The Great Brain Race, Ben Wildavsky argues that the globalisation of higher education should be welcomed, not feared. Ben Wildavsky is a senior fellow in research and policy at the Kauffman Foundation and author of The Great Brain Race: How Global Universities Are Reshaping the World (Princeton University
Master Fa Qing is a philosopher, calligrapher, and Buddhist monk who
believes that calligraphy and other spiritual arts allow us to simplify
our lives, opening up a door to happiness in a world where complexity
often works against it.
Florida is the only place in the world where you will find both alligators AND crocodiles. This movie teaches you how to tell the difference between a "croc" and a "gator." Run time 01:49.
The Discovery of Penicillin
In this video segment adapted from A Science Odyssey, learn what led British researcher Alexander Fleming to the chance discovery of antibacterial properties of a mold extract he later named penicillin. After treating World War I battlefield casualties, Fleming began searching for compounds that would ward off infections in humans. Returning from vacation in the summer of 1928, he noticed that mold was partly covering one of the agar plates in which he had been growing bacteria, and that the mol
Filmmaker David Douglas examines the world of wolves and how they have survived near extinction.