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Actus Quartier - Manif anti-nucléaire à Bastille View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

Did you know that France is the most nuclear-dependent country in the world? These protesters are trying to change that statistic in their demonstration against nuclear energy in Paris's Place de la Bastille.

Actus Quartier - Repair Café View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

People flock to the Repair Café to have their broken devices repaired. The concept was introduced in Holland by a journalist who decided it was much better to fix things rather than throw them away. In a convivial atmosphere, volunteers fix items while you watch or you can fix it yourself with some assistance.

France 24 - Découvrez le parcours du médicament : Du laboratoire à la pharmacie View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

In this video you will learn about the process of developing and marketing new medications in France. After numerous trials on animals, then humans, a drug is finally put on the market once the price is set by the European Medicines Agency.

Grand Lille TV - Plantes = Air intérieur sain, une idée reçue? View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France

Some people believe that plants contain pollution-reducing properties. However, a study by a group of researchers in Lille debunked that theory.

Grand Lille TV - L'huile de friture transformée en carburant View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Adv-Intermediate Adv-Intermediate

France

This news report explores the possibilities of new biofuels. The company Gecco is testing biofuels made from coffee grounds and cooking oil on service vehicles and a school bus in hopes of converting waste from schools and other institutions.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The Maestro explains how the revolutionary ideas of the early discoverers, which we now take for granted, were not always well received. Before Galileo, for example, everyone believed that the sun and all the other planets revolved around the earth!

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this video, a young Galileo gets one of his first revolutionary ideas on how to measure time. Pretty impressive for a fourteen-year-old, huh?

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Episode nine of this series focuses on Galileo, a prolific inventor and scientist. He discovered the principle of the simple pendulum motion, very useful in the measure of time and later in the making of clocks.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 4 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In part four of this episode on "The Discoverers," Galileo, now a reputable scholar at the University of Padua, proceeds to make a telescope out of lenses with the help of his instrument maker, Marc'Antonio. In this cartoon, an attempt is made to explain Galileo's discoveries.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 5 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In part five of this episode on "The Discoverers," Galileo is warned. His belief that the Earth revolves around the sun is sacrilegious. Giordano Bruno, who claimed this fact, was burned as a heretic by the Inquisition Tribunal.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 6 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Galileo is about to throw caution to the wind and reveal his startling discoveries about planet Earth.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 7 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Galileo is under close scrutiny because of his Copernican views. Unfazed, he carries on his research and his teachings. Will the Inquisition bring his demise or will his powerful friends, Pope Urban VIII among them, protect him?

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 8 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Galileo faces an uncertain future. Behind the scenes are political and religious intrigues and enemies plotting his downfall. The Pope, until now sympathetic to Galileo, has a change of heart. Under pressure from all sides and insulted by his latest works, The Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, portraying the Church's view through the character Simplicio (Simpleton), the pope finally sends Galileo to the Inquisition Tribunal.

Il était une fois - Les découvreurs - 9. Galilée - Part 9 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

Galileo is in prison. He tries one more time to prove his theories to his inquisitor. But he finally recants during the trial saying the famous sentence: "and yet... it turns"

Il était une fois - Notre Terre - 9. Les écosystèmes - Part 1 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In the first episode of this new cartoon series, "Once Upon a Time... Planet Earth," deforestation issues are addressed from outer space... Just grow a few trees in a spaceship and plant them on land later!

Il était une fois - Notre Terre - 9. Les écosystèmes - Part 2 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The Maestro tells his students about the famous "Biosphere" project in Arizona, the largest enclosed ecological system in the world.

Il était une fois - Notre Terre - 9. Les écosystèmes - Part 3 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

These young people want to do their part for the planet. Under the Maestro's supervision, they prepare a butterfly garden after learning that butterflies are an endangered species.

Il était une fois - Notre Terre - 9. Les écosystèmes - Part 4 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

The Maestro surpervises the building of a pond for the butterfly garden. Everything goes according to plan, despite the work of a few practical jokesters.

Il était une fois - Notre Terre - 9. Les écosystèmes - Part 5 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In the next segment of this Il était une fois... episode on ecosystems, the Maestro teaches us how to build a butterfly garden. You can build one anywhere—even on your apartment balcony!

Il était une fois - Notre Terre - 9. Les écosystèmes - Part 6 View Series

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

France

In this episode on the ecosystems, guide Nam explains the importance of mangroves in the food chain. You'll also see the rafflesia, the largest flower in the world.

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