March on Washington
August, 28 1963 - Citizens from across the country met on the mall in Washington, D.C. to protest against civil rights discrimination. It was here that Martin Luther King gave his famous "I Have A Dream" speech. (20min)
Beyond Witness: New Approaches to Crisis Photography (Dominic Bracco II)
http://pulitzercenter.org/blog/videos-beyond-witness-new-approaches-crisis-photography-fotoweek Pulitzer Center photographer Dominic Bracco II shares images from his project "Los Ninis: Mexico's Lost Generation" (http://bit.ly/uWeHt0) We live in an era saturated with images of all kinds clamoring for our attention. Combine this with constantly shrinking space for serious, thought-provoking photography on complex issues, and a clear problem emerges. As a result, photojournalists must explore ne
Beyond Witness: New Approaches to Crisis Photography (Andre Lambertson)
http://pulitzercenter.org/blog/videos-beyond-witness-new-approaches-crisis-photography-fotoweek Pulitzer Center photographer Andre Lambertson shares images from his project "After the Quake: HIV/AIDS in Haiti" (http://bit.ly/qLKpBo) We live in an era saturated with images of all kinds clamoring for our attention. Combine this with constantly shrinking space for serious, thought-provoking photography on complex issues, and a clear problem emerges. As a result, photojournalists must explore new
Aftermath by Siegfried Sassoon (poetry reading)
Information about Siegfried Sassoon "The greatest poet to have survived the war" here: http://movehimintothesun.wordpress.com/2011/03/24/they-siegfried-sassoon/ The First World War pictures are from this site: http://www.voiceseducation.org/category/tag/combined-negatives Have you forgotten yet?... For the world's events have rumbled on since those gagged days, Like traffic checked while at the crossing of city-ways: And the haunted gap in your mind has filled with thoughts that flow Like clo
Solving Problems and Solving Puzzles: The Need for Improvement Science
2011-2012 Provost's Lecture Series, Johns Hopkins University. PETER PRONOVOST, MD, PhD speaks on Solving Problems as well as Puzzles. The Importance of Health Delivery Research. October 13, 2011 Dr. Pronovost is a professor in the schools of Medicine, Public Health and Nursing at Johns Hopkins, Senior Vice President for Patient Safety and Quality, and Director of the Armstrong Institute for Patient Safety and Quality, Johns Hopkins Medicine.
Australian History Part 2 of 7
This 14:70 video tells the personal stories of some of the early settlers in this country. Uses narration and reenactors. Shows some of the conflicts and the continuing dealing with England.
Draw a Monarch Butterfly
This OLogy activity helps kids to learn about scientific illustrations by walking them through the steps for drawing a monarch butterfly. The activity begins by introducing kids to the importance of scientific illustration and why scientists prefer drawings to photographs. A photograph of a monarch and a printable monarch butterfly outline are included. In addition, students need color photographs, other research materials, paper, an eraser, and a variety of pencils. The process of creating the
Inventions of War - Plastics (2:38)
From toothbrushes to razors, plastics are found in countless household
items; however, this moldable material has played a critical role in
America's war efforts during World War Two. Nylon and other inventions are explored. It is a good video to show students to keep all their notes as they may come in handy later as well as to examine the many roles plastic technology played in the war.
Inventions of War - Orange Juice (5:03)
This video shows how scientists worked on the invention of frozen orange juices that was concentrated. A great video of the scientist who co-invented this breakthrough. Its impact it hinted at in United States households as well.
Inventions of War - Penicillin
This three minute video explains how penicillin was invented, spread, and made a difference to hundreds who were saved from infections. A general overview.
Inventions of War - Satellite (2:10)
This video explains how during the Cold War, the U.S. and the Soviet Union werein a military race on all aspects. However, it was the Russians who launched the first satellite, Sputnik. The importance of satellite is explained and the invention of the Internet is hinted at.
Inventions of War - Rockets (2:37)
Before they were part of the space race, rockets were a deadly military weapon. This video shows how the military used this technology to attack other nations and how Hitler played on Germany's fears to go to war. The video does not go into detail about how rockets work.
TWC9: VS11, HTML5, Debugging, and guest host Habib Heydarian This week on Channel 9, Brian and guest host Habib Heydarian discuss the week's top developer news including:
This week on Channel 9, Brian and guest host Habib Heydarian discuss the week's top developer news including:
General Henry "Hap" Arnold
Henry "Hap" Arnold was a 5-star General of the Air Force and aviation pioneer. (28min)
The Air Force Story: The Beginning
The history of military aviation is told, beginning with balloons in the civil war through the real start of controlled flight with the Wright Brother's flyer up through the careers of Hap Arnold and Billy Mitchell. (20min)
Who will be winners in the global economy?
Nov. 13 - Jeffrey Joerres Winners Labor MarketNov. 13 - CEO and Chairman of ManpowerGroup, Jeffrey Joerres, tells Chrystia Freeland who will win and lose in the global economy.
Mexican mariachis assemble en masse
Nov. 23 - Hundreds of mariachi musicians gather in a Mexico City square to celebrate their patron saint Cecilia. Elly Park reports.
Theodore Roosevelt The Right of the People to Rule Speech
In this video, students will listen to President, Theodore Roosevelt give his famous "The Right of the People to Rule" speech. This resource will help to build background knowledge and build real world connections. (4:00)
Robin Williams is cool with Penguins.
Nov. 13 - Robin Williams plays it clean when it comes to the family film, "Happy Feet Two."
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