The History of the Mongol Empire
This 2:50 video explains how Genghis Khan was made ruler of all Mongols in 1206, and his rise to power. Their story is often
described as violent, as the Mongols overpowered and outwitted their
enemies. Within one century, the Mongols had become one of history’s greatest empires and at its peak, controlled roughly 22 per cent of the world’s total land area. As with most world powers, the empire eventually crumbled, but the lasting consequences of this empire’s
Battle of Saratoga II
The Battle of Saratoga, a victory for the American rebels, not only served as a turning point in the Revolution but also transformed the diplomatic landscape and made America a country with some political clout. The four minute video does a good job of explaining the battle as well as the importance of the event.
Numeracy in the Kitchen - Cooking with Fractions
A video created for educational purposes that focuses on numeracy, in particular fractions. Aimed for students, parents and teachers to use as a resource when teaching mathematics, home economics and ICT. (05:15)
Expedition 28 Crew Undocks from Station
Expedition 28 Commander Andrey Borisenko and Flight Engineers Alexander Samokutyaev and Ron Garan undock from the International Space Station in the Soyuz TMA-21 spacecraft, wrapping up 162 days aboard the orbiting outpost.
Dining for Dealmakers: Hong Kong hotels
Sept. 15 - Reuters Correspondent Fred Katayama discovers Hong Kong's best hotel restaurants with Tim Zagat. Experience local fare and french flare at The Peninsula, the Four Seasons and the Mandarin hotels.
Lessons with Lego: the EU crisis
The Euro zone's financial crisis is a mess and it does not appear to be remedied anytime soon. Reuters finance blogger, Felix Salmon, explains the complex nature of the Euro zone with simple Lego.
Children of the New Democracy
The transition to democracy in South Africa brought real improvements in the opportunities open to many children and young people. Some constraints and pressures of the Apartheid Era have been mitigated or removed. In some respects, however, the lives of children and young people have not changed and, in some respects, they may have worsened. The extension of political rights to all adults has not meant an end to poverty among children and adolescents, personal security has declined, and AIDS ha
Black Adam: End of the White Guy?
This website features video material that can be used by educators and facilitators to generate discussion of whiteness in Post-Apartheid South Africa and the postcolonial world, in general.
A CCA Education: An Investment in Your Future
At California College of the Arts, we partner with students and their families to ensure they achieve their goals. Our financial aid program is designed to help make CCA more affordable so all students reach their creative potential. Hear firsthand as current students talk about how coming to CCA is an investment in their future. Learn more: cca.edu/financialaid
Bank of England dilemmas sum up perfect policymaking storm
Sept. 19 - Bank of England MPC member Martin Weale tells Reuters Insider how the central bank is trying to deal with a potent cocktail of low growth, high inflation and the government's need to cut its deficit.
Hellos and Goodbyes in Many Languages
This selection contains video of a student saying "Hello" and "Goodbye" in German, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Icelandic, French, Polish, and American Sign Language. The words appear in print as the student pronounces them. ( 1:48)
Penile Implant Surgery
This video has been age-restricted based on our Community Guidelines (http://www.youtube.com/t/community_guidelines ). In this video, Dr. Andrew Kramer demonstrates his procedure of placing a 3-piece inflatable prosthesis, used to treat sexual dysfunction (impotence). This technique is done is about 20 minutes and the device never touches the skin. Dr. Kramer is the Director of sexual medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Web Design Labs
Web Design Labs
Boundary Spanners: Learning from Your Child
Thunderbird School of Global Management Professor Andreas Schotter, Ph.D., goes inside the mind of a boundary spanner. http://www.thunderbird.edu
Sharing a passion for literature
Johns Hopkins alumna Elissa Brent Weissman is a published children's author that takes her books and her love of literature into Baltimore City elementary schools to inspire kids to be life-long readers and writers
Johns Hopkins Story Swap - Like a French Restaurant
Marcia Howes '86 and Kevin Howes '85 -- with daughter, Sadie Howes '11 -- discuss how some professors had permitted Marcia to bring her dog to class, just like one can do at a French restaurant.
2011-12 Homecoming Court: Jordan Honeysett
Hi, everyone! My name is Jordan Honeysett, and I am honored to represent all of the alumni, students, faculty and staff at Michigan State on Homecoming Court. MSU has presented me with many opportunities to positively impact the world we live in through learning, service and leading. Being a Spartan has changed my life. Go Green! To learn more about Honeysett and the other members of the 2011-12 MSU Homecoming Court, check out the Homecoming Blog: http://alumni.msu.edu/programs/homecoming/blo
Introducing a Triplet Formulation to the Traveling Salesman Problem
Marissa Lawson, Lyon Anderson
The objective of our research is to introduce a new formulation to model the Traveling Salesman Problem, a combinatorial optimization problem.
Leeds Met Uni Counselling Service - Short Promotional Video
Leeds Met Uni Counselling Service, Leeds, Leeds Metropolitan University, Counselling
The Battle of Vienna 1683
The large-scale battle won by Polish-Austrian-German forces lead by King of Poland Jan III Sobieski against the Ottoman Empire army are the subject of this 3:18 long video. There isn't any narration and the music may be a distraction and it can be muted without losing any of the data.