The Christmas spirit in Nazareth
Dec. 24 - Christians enjoy the Christmas spirit in Nazareth, revered as the hometown of Jesus. Rough Cut (no reporter narration)
Systems Of Equations With Fractions - Using Substitution
In this video lesson, students learn to solve systems of linear equations that involve fractions. Students also learn to solve linear systems of equations by the method of their choice using the following rules: if one of the variables cancels out when the equations are added together, then use addition, and if a variable is already isolated in one of the equations, then use substitution.
Land Of The Tiger - Sacred Waters, Part 5
This documentary, which is suitable for older elementary, middle school, and high school students, explores the wildlife of the Indian subcontinent living in close proximity to the Ganges and Brahmaputra rivers. Run time 08:08.
24.919 Topics in Linguistics: Creole Languages and Caribbean Identities (MIT)
The Creole languages spoken in the Caribbean are linguistic by-products of the historical events triggered by colonization and the slave trade in Africa and the "New World". In a nutshell, these languages are the results of language acquisition in the specific social settings defined by the history of contact between African and European peoples in 17th-/18th-century Caribbean colonies. One of the best known Creole languages, and the one with the largest community of speakers, is Haitian Creole.
The Quiet People: A Memoir
Kelle Groom reads from a manuscript in progress, which is a memoir incorporating private and public history in a lyrically structured narrative that examines contemporary concerns through the lens of the author's Finnish, Irish, and Wampanoag ancestors in Massachusetts. The title references ancestors who left little written record, which challenges Groom to make their lives visible and discover how her life connects to their earlier struggles. Speaker Biography: Kelle Groom is a poet and author
Jefferson Innovation Summit 2011
In October 2011, sixty leaders in innovation and entrepreneurship from business, government, academia, media, public service, and the arts convened at Thomas Jefferson's Rotunda at the University of Virginia and at Monticello, Mr. Jefferson's historic home, to discuss the principles for creating and sustaining a society of entrepreneurs and innovators.
"Superclass: The Global Power Elite and the World They are Making" (video)
"Superclass" provides the first in-depth examination of the connections between the global communities of leaders who are at the helm of every major enterprise on the planet and control its greatest wealth. It is an unprecedented examination of the trends within the superclass, which are likely to alter our politics, our institutions, and the shape of the world in which we live. Rothkopf is also the
The Last Stand of the 300 Spartans 5/10
History Channel - Documentary - The last stand of the 300 told through re-enactments and scholarly commentary. A quote from the movie: "The 300 Spartans were the Delta Force of the ancient world." Suitable for high school students.
Innovation: transforming China's economic development - Chinese [Audio]
Speaker(s): Professor Liu Wei | China has built a relatively well-off society by the end of the 20th century, transforming from a low-income country to a lower-middle-income one. In the first decade of the 21st century, China has further elevated itself to an upper-middle-income country. Based on these achievements, the country sets its new goals for economic development: a sustainable economic growth to double its scale, a high-income economy with a higher per capita GDP, a transformation in th
From Sea to Shining Sea: Indian Removal
A short video on the buffalo or bison and their impact on America and the Native Americans. Only 600 or so we left in the early 1900s. Too short to be of real value, but a story about what happens when there are no protection or rules for killing animals. This would be a good compare and contrast video to show with the killing of wolves, or as part of a lesson about why buffalo were important to the Native Americans, but not essential to the settlers. Part of a series on Indians.
"Taiwan's New Approach: Opportunities and Challenges for President Ma Ying-jeou's Government" (video
Introduction and Welcome: Professor Dali L. Yang, University of Chicago. Panel 1: Taiwan's Participations in International Affairs (Chair: Professor Te-Yu Wang, Illinois State University) -- Professor Chong-Pin Lin, Tamkang University, "Sightful Carrot and Shrouded Stick: Beijing's Adjusted Taiwan Policy" (Discussant: Professor John J. Mearsheimer, University o
Ukraine's Yanukovich says not resigning or leaving Ukraine
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovich says he will not resign or leave Ukraine, denounces what is happening in the country as a coup. Rough Cut (no reporter narration). Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics including business, financial, national, and international new
Egyptians celebrate Sisi win, EU questions media bias
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe May 29 - Supporters of Abdel Fattah al-Sisi celebrate provisional election results showing his likely win. Observers say election was free, not necessarily fair. Gavino Garay reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Reuters tells the world's stories like no one else. As the largest international multimedia news provider, Reuters provides coverage around the globe and across topics
Regular Verbs in Past Pronunciation
Regular verbs may be pronounced in three different ways. This clips shows how to pronounce regular verbs in past.(0:50)
How to Play Croquet
A four minute video that shows the basics of croquet. The terms are explained as well as rules. Good introduction. A bit of history, too.
Ice, Snow, Sodium Chloride, Calcium Chloride
Why do we put salt on the roads and what is the difference between snow and ice? This video talks about the chemical reaction between ice and salt. Talks about why ice is not just melted with heat when on roads. It also talks about calcium chloride and how it compares to sodium chloride. It details snow and the chemical description of it. Talks about how snow crystals are formed. Run time 05:50.
Density Bottle Experiment
This video provides an interesting experiment to teach kids about density. A student shows how to experiment with density using a water bottle and various liquids. An explanation is provided by the student Run time 06:52.
The Industrial Revolution and the Assembly Line
This 2:30 minute long video provides insights into the beginning of the manufacturing revolution that changed the American way of life. The assembly line is stressed with its ability to make products faster and thus reduce the cost, but it also shows how workers were treated poorly. The Progressive Era is explained as a result of the abuses or poor people and workers. A good overview.
Making the DIY Clinometer
Link to Youtube video showing how to make a do-it-yourself clinometer
A DECADE OF DESIGN RESEARCH IN THE NETHERLANDS
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