After World War II - A Struggle Makes You Strong (Texas)
New opportunities and economic expansion in Texas after World War II drew people from across the country. This video gives a musical explanation of how people made decisions to come to Texas after WWII.
The Allied Victory
On April 12, 1945, President Roosevelt died suddenly. Harry S. Truman, vice president for less than three months and untutored in foreign affairs, entered the White House. Truman told reporters that he felt "as if the sun, moon, and the stars" had fallen upon his shoulders, but he was determined to follow through on FDR's vision of a United Nations. Secretary of State Stettinius met in San Francisco with delegates from nearly 50 nations, and signed the U.N. charter on June 26. Unlike the League
The Aftermath of World War II
The Grand Alliance was a military success—Germany and Japan were defeated by the fall of 1945. However, despite the agreement to organize the United Nations, nothing close to a lasting ideological or political alliance was formed among the Allies during the Second World War. There were simply too many irreconcilable differences between them, exacerbated by a traditional distrust that commenced with the Bolshevik Revolution of 1917.
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The Allied Victory
On April 12, 1945, President Roosevelt died suddenly. Harry S. Truman, vice president for less than three months and untutored in foreign affairs, entered the White House. Truman told reporters that he felt "as if the sun, moon, and the stars" had fallen upon his shoulders, but he was determined to follow through on FDR's vision of a United Nations.Also discusses the reasons for the dropping of the A-bombs on Japan are given with differeing opions given.
This video shows footage of WWII and it is accompanied by music. It shows effects of the Atomic Bombs and you can also hear some of the politicians of the time giving part of their speeches.
The End of WW II
This slide presentation lists the last events in World War II. There is reference to the peace conferences, to the destruction of Germany and to the Atomic Bombs.
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 (1/2) by Franz Liszt
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, is the second in a set of 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies by composer Franz Liszt, and is by far the most famous of the set. In both the original piano solo form and in the orchestrated version this composition has enjoyed widespread use in animated cartoons. Its themes have also served as the basis of several popular songs. This performance is the Sylvester 1978 concert. Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra. (6:34)
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2 (2/2) by Franz Liszt
Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2, is the second in a set of 19 Hungarian Rhapsodies by composer Franz Liszt, and is by far the most famous of the set. In both the original piano solo form and in the orchestrated version this composition has enjoyed widespread use in animated cartoons. Its themes have also served as the basis of several popular songs. This performance is the Sylvester 1978 concert. Herbert von Karajan conducts the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra.
Basic Trigonometry - Khan Academy
An introduction to the trigonometric functions of sine, cosine, and tangent. In an easy conversational tone, the instructor uses the computer screen as his 'blackboard' and different colors to emphasis his points. For high school students. (08:44)
Red Riding Hood, Part 2
(Part 2) This part concludes the audio version of the Rabbit Ears Productions' version of the classic fairy tale, "Red Riding Hood" (one single image).
Little Red Riding Hood , Part 1 of 3
One of a series called "Simsala Grimm: The Fairy Tales of the Brothers Grimm." An animated cartoon version of the classic tale about the little girl who saves her grandmother from the wolf. This Disney-like quality video can be enjoyed by all ages. Part 1 of 3 (9:50)
The Goose Girl (Part 2)
Part 2 of 2 concludes the classic tale from the Brothers Grimm called
The Goose Girl. This story is read by American male Grant R. Barrett. We see and hear only the reader, sitting and reading aloud. He invites the viewer to visit his website to hear more vintage stories and songs. (7:32)
The Wolf and The Seven Little Kids (Stop Motion Video)
Professional Stop Motion Video- Old stop motion featuring one of the brothers Grimm's classic fairy tales, The Wolf and the Seven Little Kids. The wolf tries to get into the house of the seven kids (goats) but they hear the gruff voice. He again tries to trick them by changing his voice but they see his black claws. As usual, the wolf keeps trying and trying. Scratchy music. (10:00)
Wolf and the Seven Little Kids, Part 1 of 2
In this animated cartoon film the mother goat leaves the house while her children remains inside the house. A wolf is hungry and spies on the house and its plump occupants. After the mother has disappeared, the wolf tries to enter frequent times. He tries once by swallowing chalk. He covers his paws with white paint so his feet look like those of goats. He then tricks the kids that he is their mother. When the door opens, he eats all but one last kid. The mother comes home and discovers her
RSA Animate - Drive: The surprising truth about what motivates us
This ten minute video reviews what really motivates people and what does not help. The results are of note to teachers and others at it shows that higher grades may not be motivating when creative thinking is being encouraged. Mastery is motivated by tangible things in some instance
Circles and Pi
Investigate the circumference and area of a circle. Examine what
underlies the formulas for these measures, and learn how the features of the irrational number pi (π) affect both of these measures.
Maccabees, Part 6
This is an animated biography of the Macabees from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
The Arts in Every Classroom: Working With Local Artists
Students and teachers at P.S. 156 (The Waverly School of the Arts) in Brooklyn, New York, benefit from the school’s established relationships with artists from local organizations. This program focuses on a first–grade class creating original works with visiting artists — a dancer and a writer.
Assessment in Math and Science-That Would Never Work Here, Either!
Workshop 7. That Would Never Work Here, Either!: Seeing Assessment Reform in Action, Part II (90 min.)
'Involving students in assessment is often the key to engaging them in learning. This workshop will continue to follow Barbara and Scott as they use assessment to encourage their students to improve their performance. Providing opportunities for students to assess their own work and that of their peers will be the focus of this workshop. Content Guides: Mary Hibert Neuman and Jude
The Microbial Universe
The world of microorganisms is a dynamic one, and all other life forms depend on microbial metabolic activity. Recent genetic research has uncovered only about one percent of the microbes that remain to be discovered.