Explore the unique world of Saturn with this short, computer animated video. The video will briefly cover the following key concepts: Saturn in ancient times, Saturn mythology, Saturn through a telescope, Saturn's rings, ring divisions, shepherd moons, Saturn's interior, and Titan. There is a ten question, fill in the blank quiz at the conclusion of the video.
Saturn's Mysterious Moons
Note: English subtitles. Some 900 million miles from the Sun in the outer regions of our Solar System orbiting the planet Saturnlies a mysterious world. Enceladus is enveloped in ice. Because nearly all of the sunlight that manages to hit its surface is reflected back into space, its one of the brightest objects in the solar system. It turns out that this distant outpost may harbor subsurface oceans and pre-conditions for life.
Smoking Gun: A Performance Art Piece
Video showing a live art performance by Leslie Hill. Descended from both Cowboys and Indians, Hill explores a heritage of villainy and heroism with humor and cunning. The piece is essentially about humanness: where we come from, where we're going and why we can't seem to stop killing each other. Hill draws on current genetic research which links us all to a shared ancestry, inviting reflections on notions of 'us' and 'them', victims and perpetrators and migration and survival. Hill questions con
Tribute Warsaw Uprising 1944
Video shows pictures of the war, the people, and the effects of the war. 63-day struggle to liberate World War II Warsaw from German occupation. Undertaken by the Armia Krajowa (Home Army), the Polish resistance group, at the time Allied troops were breaking through the Normandy defenses and the Red Army was standing at the line of the Vistula River.
The video provides an in depth description of the Sudbury basin, one of the major mineral producing regions in the world. The video is part of a geology course through Laurentian University in Ontario. "Understanding the Earth" originally aired on TVO Ontario in 1975 and rebroadcasted in 1986. Provided by mineguy101
Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th President of the United States. Some say that he used the Presidency as a "bully pulpit" from which he preached to the American people, publicized corporate misdeeds, and insisted that the interests of the entire nation be served. He broke up big business monopolies and was a strong advocate for conversation. Upon leaving office in 1909, he had expanded the powers of the Presidency and advanced the prestige of the United States as a world power. (01:59)
Calvin Coolidge declined to run in the 1928 presidential election, paving the way for Herbert Hoover who had ably run the Department of Commerce under both Coolidge and Harding. Hoover was educated as a mine engineer and had become a wealthy and successful businessman on his own merits before being appointed to Harding's cabinet. He had been brought up as a Quaker and espoused a practice of business and government that he called "associationalism," a term that might be translated as individual i
Dada Part 3
This video shows the beginning of the art movement called Dada. The movement was a protest against what the artists saw as the barbarism of World War I. It highlights the most famous Dada artists. Text and Illustrations.
Jamestown Settlement Overview
Teacher-Created Video: The first British Colonists to settle in the New World were in Jamestown, Virginia. Learn more about how the first colonists made their way to Virginia and made their settlement. Please note: the pronunciation of the area is incorrect- it is pronounced Row-in-oak NOT Row-in-oakie.
The Jamestown Colony
Before the arrival of the English, the Spanish influence in the New World extended from the Chesapeake Bay to the tip of South America. Spanish possessions included the developing cities of Mexico, Peru, and Cuba. Along the northern edge of Spain’s land were small missions and “presidios” or fortresses that stretched from the Atlantic coast, ran along the Gulf of Mexico and extended into the plains of Texas and the Rio Grande River valley. In 1585, Sir Walter Raleigh took on one of the fir
An eight minute video that explains the mystery and settlement of Jamestown Colony: The first settlement of the new world in Virginia. Lots of material here. Students would benefit of a map of the area and they could even make guesses about the mystery of the first settlers vanishing.
The Language of Dance
Bharatanatyam dance is derived from the ancient Hindu tradition of
Cathir, the art of temple dancers. A complex and beautiful art
originally only performed by women, Bharatanatyam is now practiced by men and women, Hindu and non-Hindu alike. It has gained widespread popularity through its portrayal in popular Indian films and performances around the world.
This video is a documentary telling the story of the Jews in the 20th Century. The video introduces the uniqueness of Jewish history in the 20th century within the context of world history.
Did You Know?
Current statistics of the impact of computers and technology on the world. Raises consciousness about Globalization. This is all text with musical background, but it is very relevant information for students today. 6:06 min.
Documentary- Learn about the Maroons of Jamaica, the first slaves to gain their freedom in the New World. Many of their customs can be traced back to the people of Ghana, Africa- their ancestors.
Jane Goodall - What Separates Us From Apes
The topic of this video may be controversial to some. Please view it with an open mind. If anything, the video will provide food for thought and enlightening conversation. Remember, this is the viewpoint of one scientist.
Jane Goodall hasn't found the missing link, but she's come closer than nearly anyone else. The primatologist says the only real difference between humans and chimps is our sophisticated language. She urges us to start using it to change the world.
Management: Destined to Change
This video discusses some of the changes in the world that is causing the need for changes in the way we manage people. The major forces requiring change are information, culture, knowledge, and technology.
Biologist Sheila Patek talks about her work measuring the feeding strike of the mantis shrimp, one of the fastest movements in the animal world, using video cameras recording at 20,000 frames per second. Patek explains the science behind this amazing creature's ability to strike at prey.
Class is in Session - The Word of Retailing: Customer Buying Behavior
Using examples from retailers in Los Angeles, CA this video examines customer buying behavior in the world of retail. The video discusses the six stages of the buying process, utilitarian versus hedonic needs, and social and personal factors that affect a customers buying decision..
The Beginnings of Advertising
This video shows a brief summary of the beginnings of advertising. Starting in Babylon and progressing through Rome, the New World, the Victorian Era though to today.