The Wonderful World of Roald Dahl
Roald Dahl is a literary legend. His repertoire of extraordinary
fiction has captured the imaginations of successive generations of
children and adults alike. In this clip Roald Dahl's books are shown and excerpts read from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.
Causes of World War I
This is a slide show presentation. It explains the long and short term causes of WWI, the first steps to war and the domino effect. There are maps showing the places affected.(Slides and text only. No narration.)
World War I: Cause and Effect
It is called by many names: The Great War, The War To End All Wars, World War I. The conflict that engulfed the world between 1914 and 1918 left an indelible mark on the 20th century and shaped the world in which we live today. In this informative program, you will learn about the tumultuous events that led to World War I, the nations that were drawn into the conflict, the Russian Revolution and the rise of communism, how the submarine and airplane altered the nature of combat and how the peace
Robot World Cup
Read more: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn19536 Find out about the UK robot that competed at this year's event.
Answer: If Nanokids held a World Cup tournament, would they be able to use Buckyballs to play?
Sir Harry Kroto, Nobel Laureate in Chemistry 1996, has answered a selection of your video and text questions from YouTube, Facebook and Twitter. This answer is in response to a cartoon question from Arlenna: http://bit.ly/9AD6rr
8.8 Hinduism as ‘a world religion’: a more recent understanding Traditionally, as we have seen, a Hindu was someone born to Hindu parents and into a caste with its appropriate dharma. The link between religious
Traditionally, as we have seen, a Hindu was someone born to Hindu parents and into a caste with its appropriate dharma. The link between religious
Sabina Kirshenbaum describes how Orthodox men tried to prevent the Nazis from shaving their beards
Sabina Kirshenbaum describes how Orthodox men tried to prevent the Nazis from shaving their beards. The testimonies were prepared by the "Kiddush Hashem Archives" in Bnei Brak with the cooperation of the Testimonies Collection Department in Yad Vashem.
20 countries have 75% of the world internet users
World Internet Statistics 2010 - show top 20 countries by volume of use have 75% if the world’s internet users. The UK now leads these countries with the highest percentage of the population using the internet.
Changes in Today's World: Statistics Show a New World Emerging
A three minute video that shows how the world is truly becoming global in terms of jobs and some startling facts that ALL students need to see. Remarkable collection of data.
1 Why study the Classical world?
How do we learn about the world of the ancient Romans and Greeks? This unit will provide you with an insight into the Classical world by introducing you to the various sources of information used by scholars to draw together an image of this fascinating period of history.
2.1 Building a believable world Writing is a perceptual art, one in which images are created via language in order for the reader to make meaning. It is therefore imperative that the writer's powers of perception are alert. Writing is a process of becoming aware, of opening the senses to ways of grasping the world, ways that may previously have been blocked. Often we take the world around us for granted, we are so immersed in habit. All of our lives contain relative degrees of routine. We go to sleep, we eat, we go to work.
Writing is a perceptual art, one in which images are created via language in order for the reader to make meaning. It is therefore imperative that the writer's powers of perception are alert. Writing is a process of becoming aware, of opening the senses to ways of grasping the world, ways that may previously have been blocked. Often we take the world around us for granted, we are so immersed in habit. All of our lives contain relative degrees of routine. We go to sleep, we eat, we go to work.
Tim Keane: The world looks to America for entrepreneurship, Marquette University
Tim Keane, director of Marquette's Kohler Center for Entrepreneurship and the Golden Angels Network, discusses the importance of entrepreneurship to the American economy, particularly in sectors of increasing growth like health care, personal computing and energy technology.
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Climate change : carbon literacy briefing
The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) website has provided a free online copy of the first edition of the RIBA carbon literacy briefing document, together with the carbon literacy executive summary. These documents have been published by the RIBA to encourage architects to engage with the issue of climate change by building low carbon new buildings, or to consider low carbon refurbishment of existing buildings. The eight-page summary and 16-page briefing documents (available as PDF f
This is a the website of DigiIslam, a project which completed, in 2008, a review of User Requirements for Digitised Resources in Islamic Studies. This study was funded by the JISC Digitisation Programme. From the home page you may download a PDF of the final report which details the project's work to plot existing digitised resources (mainly online) and to identify gaps in the provision of digitised resources for Islamic Studies. This also looks at establishing criteria for prioritizing potentia
Grain Farmers of Ontario
Grain Farmers of Ontario (GFO) is an organisation representing Ontarios growers of corn, soybean and wheat. Its website provides growing and production information, crop yields, and marketing news. There is also a substantial research section with summaries of projects and research papers on agronomy, pests and diseases, crop breeding and genetics, and utilization.
Social Panorama of Latin America 2005
The 2005 edition of the Social Panorama of Latin America report by the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC). This report '... analyses recent poverty trends and the increase in migrant remittances, together with their impact on the well-being of the region's population. Short- and long-term trends in social spending, the distribution of such expenditures among the various socio-economic strata and their effects in terms of income deconcentration and increased well-bein
New America Media : expanding the news lens through ethnic media
New America Media was founded by the non-profit Pacific News Service in 1996, it Is a national collaboration over 2000 ethnic news organizations based in the United States. Its website provides free access to news headlines, blogs and some features from its members. These include Latino newspapers, Asian American, black and African American. The website can also be browsed by region and topic. It aims to offer different perspectives on mainstream issues. Information on copyright and access to m
University of Liverpool : Sports archive and book collections
From the University of Liverpool, this section contains details of sporting manuscripts held in their Special Collections and Archives. This includes archives of the University of Liverpool Athletic Union, the records of the Physical Education Association, the Universities Athletic Association, the Leeds Athletic Institute, the English Table tennis Association, and papers of Lord Aberdare.