Mount Pinatubo: The Aftermath of a Volcanic Eruption
The eruption of Mount Pinatubo in 1991 was the largest volcanic eruption in 80 years. The explosive eruption deposited tons of ash on the towns and villages near the volcano's base. Even more devastating than the eruption, however, were the devastating flows of water and debris that resulted when monsoon rains mixed with the accumulated volcanic ash. This video segment adapted from NOVA depicts some of the impact of these events on the communities surrounding the volcano. Closed captioning.
Lake Tonle Sap: Hydropower on the Mekong
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/asia-cambodia-mekong-basin-lake-tonle-sap-endangered-ecosystem This project investigates possible solutions for Cambodia's Lake Tonle Sap, part of the lower Mekong basin, as it faces a severe depletion of resources, stemming from overfishing and climate change. This report is part of the Pulitzer Center-sponsored project, "Lake Tonle Sap: The Endangered Heart of Cambodia."
Fire safety risk assessment : sleeping accommodation
This guide, from the UK Department for Communities and Local Government Publications applies to England and Wales only. It provides "recommendations and guidance for use when assessing the adequacy of fire precautions in premises providing sleeping accommodation. Other fire risk assessment methods may be equally valid to comply with fire safety law. The guide also provides recommendations for the fire safety management of the premises." The full guide (May 2006) is 147 pages and is freely availa
1956 Presidential Election Commercial
This is an actual video commercial supporting Eisenhower in his presidential run against Stevenson. (4:19)
Lego Hat Stealers
Evaluation of 'Advanced Database Management' module
This paper focuses on a discussion on the approach taken in analysing evaluation design for a specific faculty module on enterprise education
Lecture 18 - Dissent and Immigration (Video)
World War I Abroad and at Home
Jesse Jackson on Jackie Robinson
In this video clip, Jesse Jackson talks about the inspirational Jackie Robinson. He discusses how Jackie expressed his character and independence on and off the baseball field. (1:15)
Geology: Sedimentary Rocks
In this video, Geology expert, Dr. Matthew Genge, explains the basics of sedimentary rocks and describes, with beautiful pictures and diagrams, how they're created. (1:44)
Learn Spanish Online - Cartoon 2
This video has substitles in English and Spanish (and the narration is only in Spanish) and is suitable for intermediate learners. This features a cartoon about Gulliver's Travels.
What Does the Term 'Horsepower' Mean?
This video explains the science behind the term Horsepower in just under 9 minutes. Explanation is clear and easy to understand.
Pocahontas Biography, Part III
This is NOT the animation from the well-known studio. This is an animated biography of Pocahontas from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
Fun Science Projects for Children : Ingredients for Flubber
Make science fun. What are the ingredients and materials needed to make flubber? Learn in this science video from science expert: Karen Weisman. This video gives the step by step instructions for making flubber, and even has subtitles so that if you can't understand the presenter you can still see the measurements that she is talking about.
ISS Update - Feb. 17, 2012
The International Space Station video update for Feb. 17, 2012.
War of The Century - Part 6
This part of the documentary states that more civilians died in the east during the war than in any other part. There is footage of the artillery used and you can also see part of Stalin's speech just before the battle started. There is an explanation of the tactics and orders the red army had. Those who were not ready to obey the rules were shot. The weather grew harsh and the German were not ready for that. The German army also had to obey staying there no matter what happened.
How to Make Foam Science Experiment
In this video kids can learn a fun and easy science experiment. Watch as they show you how to make foam. The experiment uses vinegar and baking soda and is an example of a chemical reaction. Run time 01:09.
Compound Subjects - MindBites
This video is an excerpt of a lesson about compound subjects. First, a sentence with a simple subject and predicate is provided. Then, an example of a sentence with a compound subject is shown. The narrator illustrates the sentences with her actions as well as explaining about the subject and predicate.
It shows what makes up the atmosphere. It explains the gases the atmosphere contains. It also explains the different layers of the atmosphere, the temperature in each layer, the density of gases, and what happens in each layer. It concludes with a review of the important points. Video is of good quality. It is appropriate for students of all ages.
ENGL 151-10, Advertising the American Ideal, Spring 2007
How do advertisements convey social, educational, and cultural ideals, and what values are inherent in those ideals? These two basic questions will guide our exploration of the role advertising plays in our society in general and in your life in particular. More specifically, we will consider how advertisements convey ideas about gender roles,race, and socioeconomic status as we explore different advertising markets (singles, kids, sports fans, college students) and different advertising venues(