Highgate Cemetery MF001577_35 HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. The statue of a woman 'peeping out' from behind a rose bush growing in the East Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in 1980s/90s.
HIGHGATE CEMETERY, Hampstead, London. The statue of a woman 'peeping out' from behind a rose bush growing in the East Cemetery. Photographed by John Gay in 1980s/90s.
How the Venus Flytrap Catches Its Prey
The Venus Flytrap is a carnivorous plant that can catch and digest animals such as insects and spiders. In this BBC video, David Attenborough looks at how the Venus Flytrap catches its prey. (3:29)
Phases of the Moon 3D Animation
This brief video is a full photo realistic animation of the complete cycle of the moon. There is no narration or music but could easily be used while discussing a waxing and waning moon. (01:33)
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Danger in the Kitchen
In this video, Huckle and Lowly find out about dangers in the kitchen by pretending to be cowboys. Be careful near the oven and places too hot. Always use a glove to touch the handle of the pot. Ask for help with sharp knives. This is a great video for young learners to understand the dangers associated with the kitchen. This could be used in conjunction with a thematic unit on community helpers and/or safety. Students will enjoy this cute video (1:06).
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Play it Safe - Walking in the Street
In this video, Lowly and Sister learn the importance of street safety. Ask a friend to walk beside you. Get street smart. Knock on a neighbor's door or yell if someone scary follows you. Be ready with your street smart plan. This is a great teaching resource for learning about safety in the early childhood classroom (1:06).
Islamic Societies of the Middle East and North Africa: Religion, History, and Culture
This new course offers a panoramic survey of the Islamic societies of the Middle East and North Africa from their origins to the present day. It will deal with the history and expansion of Islam, both as a world religion and civilization, from its birth in the Arabian peninsula in the seventh century to its subsequent spread to other parts of western Asia and North Africa. Issues of religious practices, political governance and movements, gender, social relations and cultural norms will be ex