World At War: Alone (4th) 3 of 6
The third episode about the British having to deal with the Nazis from May 1940-1941. The Battle of Britain, retreats in Greece, Crete and Tobruk, and life in Britain between the evacuation at Dunkirk and Operation Barbarossa. Interviewees include Anthony Eden, J.B. Priestley, Sir Max Aitken, Lieutenant General Adolf Galland and Sir John "Jock" Colville. (9:34)
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World At War: Alone (4th) 5 of 6
The third episode about the British having to deal with the Nazis from May 1940-1941. The Battle of Britain, retreats in Greece, Crete and Tobruk, and life in Britain between the evacuation at Dunkirk and Operation Barbarossa. Interviewees include Anthony Eden, J.B. Priestley, Sir Max Aitken, Lieutenant General Adolf Galland and Sir John "Jock" Colville. Footage of Buckingham Palace being bombed and Churchill talking to the people.  Acutal footage. (8:28)
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World At War: Alone (4th) 4 of 6
The fourth episode about the British having to deal with the Nazis from May 1940-1941. The Battle of Britain, retreats in Greece, Crete and Tobruk, and life in Britain between the evacuation at Dunkirk and Operation Barbarossa. Interviewees include Anthony Eden, J.B. Priestley, Sir Max Aitken, Lieutenant General Adolf Galland and Sir John "Jock" Colville.
Shows the aftermath of the raid of September 7th-may be too graphic for younger children.(9:41)

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World At War: Alone (4th) 6 of 6
The third episode about the British having to deal with the Nazis from May 1940-1941. The Battle of Britain, retreats in Greece, Crete and Tobruk, and life in Britain between the evacuation at Dunkirk and Operation Barbarossa. Interviewees include Anthony Eden, J.B. Priestley, Sir Max Aitken, Lieutenant General Adolf Galland and Sir John "Jock" Colville.

This segment centers around May 10, 1944 which was a turning point for the war in Britain as it was a diversion for the invasion

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'Kangaroo's Visitor gets a Surprise' a self-published picture book by Peter Taylor
Peter Taylor reads. with Australian/British accent, his self-published book, Kangaroo's Visitor gets a Surprise, illustrated by Gail Breeze. The words do appear on the screen, but they are too small to read easily, and do not appear at length on the screen, which focuses on the illustrations (wide-to-tight and tight-to-wide shots).  (8:24)
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Who are the Greens?
 Continuing with the podcasts on the Centre for British Politics Seminar Series Paul Anderson explains the origins of the Green Party and their policies.

Mr Anderson was speaking in the Centre for British Politics' Seminar Series.

The Seminar series is designed to give students and staff a balanced view of British politics by the people who practise it. Previous podcasts can be found in the 'Politics' cat
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That sinking feeling
 Have British political parties become a joke? Recent controversies such as MP expenses, alleged email smear campaigns and the ongoing concern about the economy has led many to question the state of the political structures in Britain.

Professor Steven Fielding asseses the damage, and asks if, in the face of a stormy political future, British political parties are sunk?


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Medieval Music
On to some medieval music here from a collection of notated works called "Le Manuscrit du Roi" (ca.1270-1320).


Dance I - 4'03"
La Prime Estampie Royal - 4'46"


performed by: Jordi Savall with Hesperion XXI
label: Alia Vox

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Learning from Past Experiences? Building an Ambitious Future?
Please refer to part A for the abstract.
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Mond handen en voeten : Trivial Pursuit
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Dit leermiddel bevat quizvragen over:

  • de bouw van mond, tanden en handen;
  • klachten over mond, hand en voeten;
  • verzorging en hygiëne.

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Facts About the Pyramids of Egypt
The pyramids of Egypt were built originally as tombs for Pharaohs, but no one is sure exactly how they were built. Learn more about these wonders of the world with answers from an experienced history teacher. (1:19)
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"Evening Wind" by Robert Mezey (poetry reading)
The picture referred to in the poem - Evening Wind by Edward Hopper - is the first and last frame. The original is in the British Museum http://www.britishmuseum.org/explore/highlights/highlight_objects/pd/e/edward_hopper,_evening_wind.aspx The other paintings are also by Edward Hopper. Google finds them using Strict Safe Seach. Other poems by Robert Mezey can be found here. http://tinyurl.com/38bngcs
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Cookie Monster Helps with the Alphabet
Elmo introduces Cookie Monster, then Cookie Monster bounces on a ball on top of a trampoline while saying the ABCs with the kids. The letters are also printed on the screen. From Sesame Street Sports. Run time 01:17.
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Learn Basic English Colors 1 - Vocabulary by Pumkin.com
This video is meant to help kids learn beginner English colors. It is fun and kids can use it to study.
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Jon Latimer, 1812: WAR WITH AMERICA
"In this welcome British perspective to the canon of research on the War of 1812, Latimer convincingly debunks the popular myth that this was a second war of independence and a total victory for the United States...The financial deficiencies, administrative mishaps, and military mistakes on both sides are examined in thorough detail, making for a balanced and enlightening account." -Library Journal For more on the book, visit http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674034778
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Today in Britain (1964) - extract
Narrated by the journalist James Cameron, 'Today in Britain' offers a snapshot of the United Kingdom in the year that Harold Wilson became Prime Minister on the back of his "white heat of technology" speech (although he never actually uttered that specific phrase). There's much emphasis on Britain's inventive genius, not just in the atomic era but also throughout its history, as seen here in this whistle-stop, partly-animated guided tour. (Michael Brooke) The complete film is one of 32 include
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Lab Safety Rap
A rap on lab safety rules simple explanation of lab safety acted out by students. The original lyrics and song are from Rhythm, Rhyme, and Results.  Lyrics are included at the bottom of the screen. Run time 03:24.

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Banks in Asia may weather global financial crisis
Banks operating in Asia should come out of the global financial crisis relatively unscathed compared to their counterparts in the US and Europe, given their more conservative lending activities and stronger balance sheets, bankers and financial experts said at a recent Bloomberg Leadership Forum held in Singapore.
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Interview With Author Meg Rosoff
Meg Rosoff had three or four careers in publishing and advertising
before she started writing in her forties. She is the author of How I
Live Now , Just In Case and What I Was. All of which have earned her numerous prizes including the highest American and British honors for YA fiction: the Michael L. Printz Award and the Carnegie Medal. In this video we had the opportunity to interview Rosoff about her writing and things the things that inspire her.

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Winter 2009 Quarterly Podcast
That was the year that was 2009: it all began with the collapse of the sub-prime housing market in America, and the rest, as they say, is now history. The 2008 and 2009 recession saw consumption fall for the first time in 20 years, and that slow-down in America spread to countries as far apart as the UK, Ireland, Germany, France, Canada, Japan, China, India and New Zealand. However, while some were officially in recession having experienced two consecutive quarters of negative growth, others suc
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