Lovebirds are a stout member of the parrot family. This video will help students build background knowledge for this species of birds. This would work well in conjunction with a story about birds and/or a unit/lesson on birds. Students will enjoy the vivid colors of the birds and background. (1:00)
Virtual Maths, Shapes, Space and Measure, Sine, Cosine, Tangent, and Theta
Interactive tool demonstrating formulae for sine, cosine, and tangent with Theta
Simultaneous Oral-Nasal Air Flow Measurements and Cinefluorographic Observations During Speech Produ
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Learn French - Les Verbes 3
French verbs (se lever, se marier, se perdre, se promener, and others) appear on the screen as small captions as the instructor says the words in French. There is no English spoken nor are there English words on the screen. The instructor uses cartoon-like images to aid the viewer in the definitions of the verbs that are recited. Suitable for all beginning French language learners.
Guide to the Sumner B. Ely Diaries, 1899-1960
Sumner B. Ely was an engineer best known for his work on the Bureau of Smoke Prevention for the city of Pittsburgh. This collection contains 50 small diaires in which Ely recorded his own daily activities as well as some of his friends and family.
Learn French - Les Fruits, Part 1
In this video the instructor recites various words of French fruits. For beginning learners. The words appear at the bottom of the screen as they are recited.
Learn French - Les Boissons (Drinks or Beverages)
In this video the instructor recites various words of French beverages. Although many students of French will understand this video this video would be better served if the words and the translation appeared on the screen. A French teacher could stop the video at key points and ask what is being said. For beginning to intermediate learners.
French Verbs, Part 3
The narrator recites verbs in French as they appear in print on the screen with an appropriate image. There is no English spoken. For beginning learners of the French language.
Hercules and the 12 Labors
The tale of the mighty Hercules, son of Zeus, atoning for the murder of his family by undertaking 12 impossible tasks
Rachmaninoff Concerto No. 2 - II Adagio sostenuto (1/2)
In this video (in color) pianist, Georgi Chrkin, plays Rachmaninoff's Concerto No. 2 - II Adagio sostenuto with the Classic FM Radio Orchestra conducted by Georgi Dimitrov. They are on stage in a concert hall. The picture quality and stage lighting is good and the sound quality is excellent.
"Great Composers of Classical Music," Part 6
This video shows the photograph of the composer, the date of birth and death, and the Country they are from. Each composer's most famous piece of music is playing as these facts are on the screen. Some of the composers include Egar, Faure, Sousa, and Puccini. (9:47)
Bach - Brandenburg Concertos No.4 - ii: Andante
This is a live video of the Freiburg Baroque Orchestra playing Bach's "Brandenburg Concertos No.4 - ii: Andante" in some sort of majestic hall. The picture and sound quality are excellent. Musicians are using period instrumentation to get the authentic tone quality. (3:57)
Panel discussion: What next for climate change reporting?
Several of the UK's most influential environment correspondents from the BBC, the Financial Times, The Guardian, The Sun and The Science Media Centre to discuss the challenges of climate change reporting in the coming months. The Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (RISJ), the School of Geography and Environment and the Environmental Change Institute (ECI) at Oxford University, and the British Council Climate Change Programme are bringing together several of the UK's most influential e
Retrial in Florence finds Knox, Sollecito guilty of murder
More Breaking News: http://smarturl.it/BreakingNews Subscribe: http://smarturl.it/reuterssubscribe A Florence court upholds guilty verdicts for U.S. student Amanda Knox and her former Italian boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito on charges of murdering British student Meredith Kercher. Nathan Frandino reports. 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, financ
Phonological Awareness & Phonics - What Do They Mean?
An important strategy in learning how to spell words is to identify the individual sounds within words. (1:07)
How to Teach Vowel Sounds to Kindergartners
How to Teach Vowel Sounds to Kindergartners. Part of the series: Early Education Teaching Tips. Teaching vowel sounds to kindergartners involves associating the sound to a word that begins with the vowel, reinforcing the letter with an action and teaching the short vowel sounds before the long vowels. (2:13)
Learning to Read Phonics
The process of learning to read phonics is learning how to
decode letters into sounds. An English specialist explains how to teach young children to associate sounds with letters and letter groups in this clip.
Word Blending Activity - Free-Reading
This short video shows a teaching demonstrating how to blend short vowel words. The students in the class also have chances to blend and read words. (1:08)
Implications of resource management in La Parguera, Puerto Rico (The)
A recent rezoning of La Parguera, southwest Puerto Rico, as a tourist zone has resulted in an imbalance between development and appropriate resource management. Development associated with tourism is destroying the sub-tropical dry forest and adding pressure on the marine resources through increased boat traffic and marine structures. Declining water quality and benthic community health are two of the impacts seen in La Parguera associated with these land use changes. This study is three-fold. F
21W.747 Rhetoric (MIT)
This course uses the study of rhetoric as an opportunity to offer instruction in critical thinking. Through extensive writing and speaking assignments, students will develop their abilities to analyze texts of all kinds and to generate original and incisive ideas of their own. Critical thinking and original analysis as expressed in writing and in speech are the paramount goals of this class. The course will thus divide its efforts between an examination of the subject matter and an examination o