Ulysses S. Grant-Documentary of His Last Days
A segment on President Ulysses S. Grant from the 2008 WMHT documentary 'Presidents in Our Backyard' which focuses on the last weeks of Grant's life.
The Busy World of Richard Scarry-Imagine That - Windmills
In this video, Huckle and Lowly learn about windmills and wind. Windmills use the power of wind to harness the strength it brings. Windmills can do many jobs with their power. Windmills can generate electricity or pump water. Wind makes the windmill go round. This is a great teaching resource to introduce wind and its ability to work. Students will enjoy this short video (1:06).
Re-captured eastern Ukrainian cities adjust to new normal
The eastern Ukrainian cities of Semenivka and Slaviansk recover from heavy damage caused by fighting between Ukrainian forces and pro-Russian separatists. Jillian Kitchener reports. Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe More updates and 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 including business, financial, nation
Terra quasi-incognita: beyond the 2 degree line
First keynote address from the 4degrees International Climate Conference.
PODCAST: A Conversation with Ingrid Betancourt
Special Feature: Former Colombian senator and activist Ingrid Betancourt was abducted by the FARC while campaigning as a candidate in the Colombian presidential elections and held captive in the Colombian jungle for six and a half years before being freed in a dramatic 2008 rescue. On October 28, 2010, Betancourt discussed her story as told in her memoir, Even Silence Has an End, as part of I.M.O.W.'s Extraordinary Voices, Extraordinary Change Speaker Seri
California State University - Rural Teaching Residency
This website is a teaching commons resulting from a partnership between MERLOT and the author of the site. Other MERLOT partner communities can be found here: http://www.merlot.org/merlot/index.htm?action=communities'The Rural Teacher Residency (RTR) is a pathway that bundles the Master's in Education with a multiple subject or education specialist preliminary credential. Residents participate with cohorts of general and special education Residents to cultivate Professional Learning
Implementing Mobile and e-learning in Health and Social Care
As part of a submission for the IMS Global Award, this film discusses the outputs of the ALPS CETL and demonstrates the impact that they have had on learning and assessment in practice settings, particularly focussing on the development of competency maps, 360degree multiprofessional asessment tools and the use of mobile technology to deliver these innovative assessment processes to the Health and Social Care students on placement.
Post SOPA, What Is the Next Frontier for Internet Copyright Protection?
The Stop Online Piracy Act and the Protect IP Act, bills aimed at curbing Internet piracy, sparked polarizing debate, including some websites going dark in protest. Both pieces of legislation have been shelved, but the core issues remain unresolved. The overriding question is how to regulate the Internet enough to protect intellectual property, while not violating individual freedoms and curbing innovation. Wharton faculty members clarify the issues and offer ideas about how they can be addres
Measuring the Immeasurable: The Costs & Benefits of Climate Change Mitigation
Decisions on whether and how much mitigation of the risks of dangerous climate change is justified raises exceptional challenges. In this lecture Professor Garnaut discusses the issues that arise when we measure and compare market and non-market costs with the benefits of climate change mitigation. He explores the value judgements that must be made when comparing welfare of people with different incomes and wealth, living in different countries, at different times. He also looks at how these con
The Connected Classroom
Informational Video- We live in a connected society. See how that connection must move into the classroom to make sure that our students are ready for the connected society they will join when they leave the classroom.
How to Care for Your Pets in their Golden Years
This three minute video explains how to care for your pets in their golden years. Some signs to tell that your dog is getting old is by graying of the beard, they start to slow down, a blue-ish color in their eyes, they drink more water, they might eat less food, and they may lose their hearing. To make your ageing dog more comfortable,
you can make sure they have a good bed, decrease the fat and protein in their food, and get less hard dog chew toys. A good overview.
Allie Boardman on Elon's iMedia Graduate Program
Elon Interactive Media alumni share how the master's degree communications program helped them pursue professional goals.
Tree and Plant Life in the Jungle
In this video, suitable for all grades, students can see through the lens of time-lapse photography while David Attenborough focuses on the ability of plants competing to get the most sunlight in a thick tropical forest. This would be a nice video for a lesson about plant adaptations. Run time 03:11.
How the Quiver tree survives in the desert
David Attenborough looks at the strange Quiver tree, and how it survives in the desert. What an amazing example of adaptations to environment.
One two three more: challenges to describing a warmer world
First presentation of session 8 (Adaptation) of the 4 Degrees international climate conference.
Faculty of Law: F.W. Guest Memorial Lecture 2008 – ‘Grave Injustice’, ‘despotic privilege’
Professor J Stuart Anderson, Faculty of Law, Otago, delivers the 2008 F.W. Guest Memorial Lecture – ‘Grave Injustice,’ ‘despotic privilege’: the insecure foundations of crown liability for torts in New Zealand. 6 August 2008
Judges 11 (with text - press on more info. of video on the side)
This video contains a high quality narration of The Book of Judges, Chapter 11, from the New International Version of the Bible. Scriptures read by professional voice actors, along with good music and sound effects. No moving images.
Pope Francis prays at Bethlehem wall
Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe Pope Francis invites Israeli, Palestinian presidents to pray for peace at Vatican. 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 including business, financial, national, and international news. For over 160
Structure of the Earth
This video, which has English captions, offers information about the layers of the Earth. (02:46)
Scotch Malt Whisky Distilleries
A list of known malt whisky distilleries in Scotland, plus a few other whisky producing places.