Muslim-Jewish dialogue in a 21st Century world
The collection published here as an ebook arose out of a workshop on the comparative study of Jews and Muslims held at Royal Holloway, University of London, in 2006.
Wonders of the Natural World - Paricutin Volcano A look at one of the seven wonders of the Natural world. Video gives details about the Paricutin Volcano. In 1943, the Paricutin Volcano grew 336 meters and would continue to grow for eight years. Twenty eruptions of lava occurred in these eight years, until 1952 when it stopped. All the land around it was scorched because of the lava. It is a monogenetic volcano so it would never erupt again. It is the youngest volcano of the
A look at one of the seven wonders of the Natural world. Video gives details about the Paricutin Volcano. In 1943, the Paricutin Volcano grew 336 meters and would continue to grow for eight years. Twenty eruptions of lava occurred in these eight years, until 1952 when it stopped. All the land around it was scorched because of the lava. It is a monogenetic volcano so it would never erupt again. It is the youngest volcano of the
Channel 83 News: World History Day (February 21)
Channel 83 News is broadcasting again! This is an extended show to showcases Western Dominance and Imperialism.
End of the World in 2012: A Compilation of Theories
Compilation of video clips describing the theories of the end of the world from several persons and cultures including Nostradamus and Edgar Casey. Clips from the movie Armageddon and other pictures attempt to frame out a picture that theorizes 2012 to be the end of the world. A bit campy, but it would make a good talking point video for older students.
World Wide Web in Plain English
This video explains how a web page gets from the server to your computer.
Learn about The World of Plants
There are over 400,000 species of plants that cover our Earth. Learn more about the world of plants in this educational video from dizzo95. This is a good, general overview of plants - including photosynthesis, pollination, chlorophyll, seed dispersal etc. Run time 04:15.
Weather Around the World
For primary and elementary students. There are five short videos filmed in five different climatic regions. Each clip contains details of the local climate and its significance in that region. There are also supporting materials. These sponge videos need a great deal of follow-up to be effective such as maps, temperature graphs, photos of animals with what they have the enables them to survive and the like.
What a Wonderful World (song)
A sing-along slide show with nice pictures to go with Louis Armstrong's "What a Wonderful World." The slide show pace doesn't seem to keep up with the music, so you might have to to hit the "forward" button to keep up. Lyrics are written in both english and spanish.
ABC World News:The Inventions that changed the decade (2000's)
A news report about Y2K to 2010 and the changes brought about by electronic inventions. Also documents the stages of the recession of the decade. Run time 3:18
Real World Math Shopping
This video shows how to math when you shop. Looks at unit price using the real world.
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)
Utopia - The Perfect World
This video talks about what Utopia is and references Thomas More.
Termite World - Life in the Undergrowth - BBC
This BBC documentary video is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students and features the ability of termites to create a structures that have air ventilation. Well-researched. 6:44
An Introduction to Christianity as a World Religion
A recorded speech from Dr. David Perrin, of St. Jerome's University in Waterloo, Ontario, who explains what Christianity is, its history and its beginnings. It is only recorded on one channel, so it comes out your left speaker only. As well, there is a biography of Dr. Perrin superimposed over his image from 1:37 to 2:37 on the video.
Happy Easter Celebration Around The World
This slidecast contains beautiful photographs of Easter being commemorated around the world. There is music but no narration. I wish the creator of the video would have included the countries where the photographs were taken.
Muslim children around the world
This video shows children from the Muslim world. It gives the name of the country that each child is from. It is set to beautiful music.
photos of children around the world
This video shows glimpses of children around the world, with a song by Tim Janis, in support of CROP Hunger Walks. The song is sung by school children in Kenya.
Flags of the World
A video showing a picture of each flag in the world. The narrator in the video says the name of the country and a picture is shown of that country's flag.(Computerized voice reads the countries' names)
Iguazu - The Most Spectacular Waterfalls in the World Between Argentina and Brazil you can see the most beautiful waterfalls of the world: Iguazu Falls.
Between Argentina and Brazil you can see the most beautiful waterfalls of the world: Iguazu Falls.
Causes of World War I
This two minute video uses primary films to show the causes of the First World War. By 1914, military tensions and a series of alliances have Europe on the edge of war. In August, the fuse is lit by an assassination in Sarajevo. By war's end, more than 100 countries would be involved in the conflict. Good use of photos and films. Students need to have timeline and map to get the most use of this video