Change at the Top of the World
Marked by towering glaciers and vast expanses of tundra and open sea, the astonishing Arctic landscape exudes a feeling of immense power. But the region's ecosystem is actually one of the most fragile, and it is facing quick deterioration from man-made intrusions such as mining, oil drilling, and pollution - as well as global warming. Journey with explore to meet the region's people and find out how these issues are affect
How do climate changes in Greenland and Antartica affect weather for the rest of the world?
How do climate changes in Greenland and Antarctica affect weather for the rest of the world?" Alan Rodger – British Antarctic Survey. Addressing polar region study as a whole, the interactions between the physical, chemical, biological, solar, human, space and solar, marine life, climate, geological aspects. Run time 03:39.
Newton's Second Law: "Forces in a Barbie World"
Teenagers demonstrate Newton's Second Law (F=ma) using shopping carts in a toy store, Barbie dolls, and other props. The lighter the object, the farther it goes with the same force. This is a student-made video.
Grandma's Tales from India: Krishna's Strange World Timeless, treasured animation stories that generations of Indian children have grown up with and loved. These stories end with a moral and are pearls of wisdom and learning. (27:45)
Timeless, treasured animation stories that generations of Indian children have grown up with and loved. These stories end with a moral and are pearls of wisdom and learning. (27:45)
"The World is Too Much With Us" Poem by William Wordsworth
Wordsworth laments the fact that the materialistic way of life has robbed us of the pleasure of the appreciation of nature. The reading of this poem is accompanied by selected public domain artwork. Read by Samuel Godfrey George (1:27)
"Epitaph on the World" Poem by Henry David Thoreau
A reading of the poem "Epitaph on the World" accompanied by images and music in a slideshow. Words on screen. (1:28)
Our World: Snowflakes
Snowflakes are actually a history of what was happening in the atmosphere as the snowflake formed and fell to the ground. Find out how you can help NASA scientists study different types of snowflakes to learn about the atmosphere and changes in climate. (04:15)
World Hip Hop Dance Championship: POREOTICS World Finals 2009 Performance, 8/2/09
U.S.A.'s POREOTICS pursue the World Championship title at the World Hip Hop Dance Championships 2009 in Las Vegas, Nevada.(2:28)
Our World: What is a Tide?
In this NASA video segment learn how the Sun, moon, and gravity all play a role in the creation of tides and waves. Color animation demonstrates how the moon, Sun, and Earth interact to create tides. A quick overview of waves is demonstrated in this video segment.
Real World: Keeping the International Space Station in Orbit
Each day, gravity pulls the International Space Station, or ISS, a little closer to Earth. See how drag causes the ISS to slow down. Learn about the challenges of keeping the ISS in orbit and how NASA counteracts orbital decay. (05:38)
New World Exchanges between Indians, Europeans
Indians in the colonies and the impact Europeans had on them is the theme of this video. The exchange of ideas, animals, plants is shown. Also negatives such as germs is explained. Students need to have a graph or table of these so that they can keep track as the video moves rapidly.
Exchanges in the New World
Columbus’s famed voyage in 1492 joined two very different worlds. For thousands of years, Europeans and Native Americans lived completely separate lives, unaware of the others’ existence. When Columbus stepped onto the rocky soil of San Salvador, he started a historic chain of events that affected the lives of millions of people on both sides of the Atlantic.
Columbus and later explorers discovered a land unlike anything they had experienced. They encountered neatly patterned park-like
The British Empire after World War II - The Commonwealth 1/5
This video documentary examines post-war decades of the British Empire. It starts with the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, then talks about its legacy in its former territories. There is reference to Britain no longer being an Empire but a commonwealth of nations. People needed a new life after WWII.
The British Empire after World War II - The Commonwealth 2/5
Many families migrate from England to Australia in luxurious liners that were a way to attract migration. There are primary sources read out. Written witness' accounts that show what people felt and thought when they arrived in Australia. There was a lot of employment available. Immigrants started a new life, with better salaries. There is reference to racism in Australia. Only white immigrants were allowed. There was also racism against native Australian aborigines.
The British Empire after World War II - The Commonwealth 3/5
This history channel documentary refers to Aborigines in Australia who suffered from unemployment and many other consequences of discrimination. In Canada Indians are also victim of discrimination. Esquimos are encouraged by the government to live is small settlements. There are accounts of people of the time read out. Indigenous people struggle against the legacy of the Empire. In Africa, the natives have also suffered harsh reality. South Africa becomes independent and Aparthaid is strong. The
The British Empire after World War II - The Commonwealth 4/5
This part of the documentary show civil war in Rhodesia and how civilians are involved. In 1980 Britain's Empire in Africa is over. Back in the 1960, the video shows how Caribean people were called to Ingland to work. However, there is resistance in society. They resent black immigrants. Most immigrants are offered poor jobs regardless of their trainning. Later, policies do not admit any more blacks. In the 1960's Asian immigrants arrive. Again, there is resistance from the population. There is
The British Empire after World War II - The Commonwealth 5/5
This part of the History channel documentary refers to the 1990's, when Britatin hands in Hong Kong to China. The two world wars had weakened the Empire and in only 20 years the Empire gave the territories back to its people. The positive legacies of the Empire are named. The negative legacy is exemplified with the situation between India and Pakistan. Also in Rhodesia the attack to white farms has affected the population supply of food. The legacy is also seen in England and its diversity which
World War II - Battle of the Java sea Feb/March 1942
Veteran Seamen of several nationalities who participated give their perspectives of the February and March, 1942 battle of Java Sea. Color, with subtitles.
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-Maps: Our Windows on the World Maps: Our Windows on the World - Everyone uses maps on a daily basis. Simple mental maps help people find their way through the routine of daily life, while more complex maps assist people as they navigate through an infinite variety of new environments and tasks. In this program, students will become acquainted with the great variety of maps and will come to understand what maps are, how they work,
Maps: Our Windows on the World - Everyone uses maps on a daily basis. Simple mental maps help people find their way through the routine of daily life, while more complex maps assist people as they navigate through an infinite variety of new environments and tasks. In this program, students will become acquainted with the great variety of maps and will come to understand what maps are, how they work,
Exploring Wisconsin Our Home-Wisconsin and Around the World
Wisconsin and Around the World - Wisconsin is part of the Great Lakes region, the Midwest, the United States, and the world. Wisconsinites cooperate and work with people all around the globe. Products move in and out of the state, as do people, culture, and ideas. This participation in the global network contributes to making Wisconsin the unique place that it is.