FDR Asks Congress to Declare War on Japan
On the day after the December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor, President Roosevelt tells a joint session of Congress that the United States must take up arms in response. (7:47)
Art That Tells a Story (Interactive)
This interactive activity, adapted from material provided by the ECHO partners, presents images of nine artifacts from the collection of the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Massachusetts. Many of these objects were included in "Uncommon Legacies," an exhibit of 18th and 19th century Native American art, which the museum presented in 2003. Each image relates to narratives in multiple ways and could be used in an art class, writing class, or social studies class.
Water and Peace in Ivory Coast: Reconciliation After Civil War
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/ivory-coast-water-management-peace-ethnic-violence After recent civil war divided Ivory Coast's communities, some in Ivory Coast look to local water management as a key to reconciliation, social cohesion and long-lasting peace. As the Ivorian government struggles to implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission to mend communal divisions after the civil war, Ivory Coast communities are already working towards peace on one very important issue:
What Causes Water Shortages in Nigeria and Ghana?
Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/nigerias-water-and-sanitation-sector-leaks-and-plugs Every day, millions of people across West Africa experience water shortage, lacking access to clean, safe drinking water. The World Health Organization estimates that more than 1,000 people in the region, who are denied clean water access, die each day from illnesses related to unsafe water. Along with causing hygiene and sanitation issues, the water shortage is hampering development. In two of t
Breakingviews: Toxic banker bonuses glowing
June 12 - Rob Cox and Jeffrey Goldfarb discuss new wrinkles in Credit Suisse's innovative 2009 payout scheme and why JPMorgan should consider something similar for its "whale" trades.
Ancient Refuge in the Holy Land
The team’s discoveries lead Freund to a radical new theory that he hopes will rewrite Holy Land history – could the treasure concealed in the cave be a long-lost relic of the Great Temple in Jerusalem destroyed by the Romans? Join NOVA for a fascinating detective story that will immerse you in the strong currents of archaeological controversy. (54:17)
2012 Scholars Luncheon at Queens: Alma Beciragic
Alma Beciragic '14, Hemby Presidential Scholar, shares her story at Queens' annual Scholars Luncheon, which highlights students affected by scholarship gifts. Gifts to named annual and endowed scholarships and to The Queens Fund provide tuition assistance to deserving students and help ensure Queens' high-quality programs are accessible to all. Visit http://www.queens.edu/give to learn more or to make a gift today.
Lady Gaga Fugue
Northwest PRECEDENT: Extracting the Evidence on Third Molar Management
Controversy over prophylactic removal of third molars still exists. We discuss specific aims for this study, which are to identify the reasons for general dentists recommending removal or retention of third molars; evaluate patient adherence to dentists' recommendations; assess rates of paresthesia, TMD, and persistent pericoronitis; and assess caries rates and perio status. View the series online at: http://www.uwtv.org/video/series.aspx?id=22826181
Northwest PRECEDENT: Records Retention
This program is a presentation with an overview of the compliance issues and legal obligations of retaining research documents upon completion of studies. Watch the entire series online at http://www.uwtv.org/video/series.aspx?id=22826181#sv=l|
Hitler and the A-Bomb
In this video clip, learn how close was Hitler to launching a nuclear attack against the Allies in World War II. After developing a V2 ballistic missile capable of reaching as far a New York, Hitler made nuclear development his highest priority. (3:45)
Discovery Kids - Doki Descubre (Cuidado del agua) - en español
Doki descubre la importancia de mantener los ríos limpios. El video tiene un mensaje positivo para niños en primaria. (1:00)
Pierre Le Gros the Younger, Stanislas Kostka Deathbed, 1703 - Smart History at Khan Academy
Pierre Le Gros the Younger, Stanislas Kostka on His Deathbed, 1703, upstairs at Bernini's Sant'Andrea al Quirinale Speakers: Frank Dabbell, Beth Harris and Steven Zucker. (04:33)
Caravaggio's Calling of St. Matthew, c. 1599-1600
Caravaggio's Calling of St. Matthew, oil on canvas, c. 1599-1600 (Contarelli Chapel, San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome) (06:22)
13.06.2012 – Langsam gesprochene Nachrichten
Trainiere dein Hörverstehen mit den Nachrichten der Deutschen Welle von Mittwoch – als Text und als verständlich gesprochene Audio-Datei. *** Erstmals hat der Chef der UN-Blauhelmeinsätze, Hervé Ladsous, offen von einem Bürgerkrieg in Syrien gesprochen. Das Ausmaß der Gewalt habe massiv zugenommen. Den Vereinten Nationen lägen bestätigte Berichte vor, nach denen das Assad-Regime nicht mehr nur mit Artillerie und Panzern gegen die eigene Bevölkerung vorgehe, sondern inzwischen auch
Top 25 Spanish Questions You Need to Know #24 - Have you been to Madrid?
Learn Spanish with SpanishPod101.com! Another day, another train delay in Spain. As you wait on the platform, you strike up a Spanish conversation with a fellow passenger. He has a lot of interesting travel stories—this day suddenly got much better! In this lesson, you will learn the question Have you been to Madrid? in Spanish and [...]
Global Capitalism - June 2012 Monthly Update
Description not set
William Lloyd Garrison on Vimeo
This student created video provides a biography of William Lloyd Garrison who was a leader of the Quakers, and the Anti- Slavery society. He was the first abolitionist to want the complete end of slavery. It provides some good insights into his passion and his activities against slavery. It also mentions how he promoted women's suffrage and the removal of the North from the Union. NOTE: The video ends at the 5:50 mark but continues on until 8:27. (05:50)
Animated Lesson to learn all about Water Cycle
This is an interactive lesson to teach kids all about the Water Cycle. This includes good information about the water cycle, but the audio it completely automated making it sound a little funny and robotic. It can be easily paused for discussion and the words appear at the bottom of the screen. (00:53)