Cold War: McCarthyism - part 1/5
1947 - 1953 Following Stalins domination of Eastern Europe and the loss of China, American democracy falls victim to anti-communist hysteria, but survives it. Eisenhower is elected President. In the Soviet Union, Stalin reinforces the climate of terror on which his rule is based. When he dies, in 1953, the Soviet people mourn the end of an era.
The Hunt for Subversives - Red Scare
This video is accompanied by text. "The Korean War and advances in nuclear weaponry by Soviet scientists promoted the rapid spread of anti-Communist sentiment throughout America. Public fears that Communist spies were infiltrating the U.S. government and undermining foreign policy led to the introduction of strict security measures. However, many Americans believed that their traditional freedoms—primarily free speech and the right of political dissent—would erode in the climate of the Cold
History of the American Civil War with 1861 - 1865 Map
This is a straightfoward, easy-to-understand narration of the American Civil War. (04:47) The images change, but there are no 'moving' pictures.
I Want a Hippopotamus for Christmas
Gayla Peevey, from Oklahoma, sang this song in 1953, at the age of 10. She encouraged children to send in their pocket change in order to get her a hippopotamus, which she would in turn give to the OKC Zoo. She raised enough money, $3,000, and on Christmas Eve in 1953 the first baby hippo arrived--Matilda. Many people visited the zoo on Christmas Day 1953 to see Matilda, the first hippo to ever grace the doors of the zoo. Matilda lived at the OKC Zoo with her husband, Norman, who arrived in 1967
Passive Voice in Future Tense
This lecture gives examples of how to use the passive voice in future tense. Then the instructor tells how to change the sentences to the negative.
John Steinbeck, Of Mice and Men: Context
The context of a novel is the social, cultural and historical
background in which it is written. It deals with what was happening in
the world in the period with which the novel is concerned. Studying the context of a novel can aid and deepen our understanding of the story and characters. This title looks at the context of the novel Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck. Of Mice and Men has an explicit context because the social and political events of 1930s America create the climate of
Energy of Light
Energy of Light Lesson: Students in an after school program are learning about how the sun can do many different things including refracting light through different objects, change beads to different colors, and cause sunburns.
Charlie & The Chocolate Factory by Ronald Dahl-Chapter 18
Chapter 18 of Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Ronald Dahl. The narrator reads the chapter aloud-illustration does not change (Running Time 7:37).
Agent Based Modeling of Complex Adaptive Systems (basics)
Our human society consists of many intertwined Large Scale Socio-Technical Systems (LSSTS), such as infrastructures, industrial networks, the financial systems etc. Environmental pressures created by these systems on Earth’s carrying capacity are leading to exhaustion of natural resources, loss of habitats and biodiversity, and are causing a resource and climate crisis. To avoid this sustainability crisis, we urgently need to transform our production and consumption patterns. Given that we, as
The Down Quark
This video presents a visual representation of the 'Down Quark'. The down quark is a fundamental particle, and can change from a down quark to an up quark. Find out what a down quark is in this informative video.