This 2:16 video looks at Christianity's take on judgement day. Such information as how the word armageddon emerged, beliefs about what might happen during that period, quotes from the Bible about an End Time and how different people see this "day" are explained. More of a video to start a debate than anything else. Let the video run and there are related videos including a Muslim version and other religions that could be used as a compare and contrast assignment.
Think You Want to Live Forever? You Might Want to Change Your Mind.
Neil deGrasse Tyson on Living and Longevity - The astrophysicist wants to shift the focus from avoiding death to living a full life. (02:03)
Roosevelt Forms Bull Moose Party
This 2:30 video explains how Roosevelt decided not to run for a third term and decided to back Taft. Roosevelt's decision was to run under the Bull Moose Party banner. This three minute video shows how the personalities clashed and gives insights into how the nominating conventions work.
Theodore Roosevelt's Rise to Presidency (4:12)
After the Spanish American War the United States was on an upswing and William McKinley chose Theodore Roosevelt as his running mate; the ticket won, but tragedy struck when McKinley was killed. This video explains some of his actions and many things he accomplished. His tremendous energy and his impact are explained. The video does not go into detail about his work, such as the Panama Canal, and thus is best used as an introduction.
Out of Egypt: Egypt and Pop Culture
This 2:05 video explains how the culture of ancient Egypt still influences modern culture. The speaker presents a great many reasons why, but nothing specific in terms of leaders or time periods. The presentation gives three major reasons for the Egyptian influence.
Concept of God in Hinduism
A three minute video that explains the religion of Hinduism and the various elements of it including the myth that Hinduism have many Gods?" The answer is that Hindus all believe in one Supreme God who created the universe. The video goes into detail about the religion and offers explanations that students can easily understand. A good video for the introduction of religion.
World's Best Natural Wonders - Mount Everest
Part of the BBC series - World's Best Places to See Natural Wonders takes a close look at the world's tallest mountain, Mount Everest. The video shows the location of the mountains, describes how the mountain was created, interviews a few people who have climbed it, tourism around the mountain, and animals that live in the ecosystem.(04:45)
Digging for Trilobites
On this segment of "Wonders of the West" a family travels to a quarry where they dig for their own trilobites. Several different types of trilobites are briefly discussed. (03:59)
‘Global Brand Power’: Barbara Kahn on How Branding Has Changed
According to Barbara Kahn, director of the Jay H. Baker Retailing Center at Wharton, the increasing popularity of social media has two implications for marketers: First, customers now control the message and second, companies must make sure that key elements of their brand can translate throughout the world. In a recent interview with Wharton MBA candidate Alexandra Idol, Kahn discusses her new book, Global Brand Power: Leveraging Branding for Long-Term Growth, why the brand is a "mecha
Social Activism: 2011
Day of Action at Dickinson College on February 22, 2011
Part 6 -- Art, Life & Politics: Shepard Fairey in Conversation with Mark Sloan
"Art, Life & Politics: Shepard Fairey in Conversation with Mark Sloan" -- Thursday, May 15, 2014 at the Charleston Music Hall -- This lecture was organized in conjunction with the exhibition, The Insistent Image: Recurrent Motifs in the Art of Shepard Fairey and Jasper Johns, on view May 22 -- July 12, 2014. Along with exhibiting his works within the Halsey Institute galleries, Shepard Fairey also created a series of large-scale public murals in locations throughout downtown Charleston, visually
GoNU.TV Game Recap - Men's Ice Hockey vs. BU - March 4, 2011
Northeastern outshot #13 BU, 41-27, but a late short-handed goal spoiled the Huskies attempt at a comeback on Senior Night at Matthews Arena. NU closes out the regular season tomorrow night at BU.
Integrating Comprehension Strategies
Integrating Comprehension Strategies - Thorzuul startles Norbert and Mandy with a threat: If they can't make a sensible paragraph out of his four sentences, he'll turn them into permanent statues. Applying several reading strategies, they succeed.
How to Make Your Dorm Room Livable
This video provides sugggestions for utilizing dorm rooms effectively. Some suggestions given are buying reversible extra-long bedding, raising bed to create storage underneath, and using rugs to create a warmer atmosphere. An actual dorm room and students are shown. ( Students attending boarding schools could also benefit from these suggestions.) ( 1:55)