The British Empire after World War II - The Commonwealth 5/5
This part of the History channel documentary refers to the 1990's, when Britatin hands in Hong Kong to China. The two world wars had weakened the Empire and in only 20 years the Empire gave the territories back to its people. The positive legacies of the Empire are named. The negative legacy is exemplified with the situation between India and Pakistan. Also in Rhodesia the attack to white farms has affected the population supply of food. The legacy is also seen in England and its diversity which
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Leonardo da Vinci Biography, Part V
This is an animated biography of Leonardo da Vinci from the Discovery Channel Education series. Leonardo is back in Florence and finds marble to create his statue.
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Elizabeth I - Documentary Part 2
This part of the video narrates Elizabeth's childhood and how she was raised by tutors. It described her knowledge of languages and how she studied hard. In 1544 Henry VII admits Elizabeth and Mary back as his legitimate children. She lives close to Henry vIII's forth wife, Katherine Par. Henry died when she was 13 and Elizabeth's life would become harder. Edward, Henry VIII's only male child, became Edward IV. There is reference to The Seymour family, Edward's mother's family.
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Elizabeth I - Documentary Part 12
This part of the documentary shows the war against the Spanish Armada. Elizabeth had avoided war for years but now her country was at war. There is an account of the causes of the war. Her Catholic enemies were both in England and abroad. Mary had been in prison for years and she had participated in different plots. In Paris, Catholics had attacked and killed protestants. Sr Francis Walsingham, English ambasador in France came back to England. Elizabeth appointed him as advisor. The relationship
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Elizabeth - Documentary part 20
This part of the documentary states the fact that Elizabeth was suspicious of some plots against her. In Ireland there were rebellions supported by Spain. In 1599 a large English army landed in Ireland. Essex was once leading the navy. Essex made secret deals with the rebel leader. Robert Cecil started secret correspondence with James VI of Scotland to garantee his own continuity in power. When Essex came back to England he was interrogated and taken to court.
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Animal Partnerships
David Attenborough looks at how some creatures have formed mutually beneficial partnerships - if you scratch my back, I'll scratch yours. From the BBC.  This video shows how symbiosis occurs in many different species of animals. (4:20)
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Veggie Tales-The Star of Christmas part 1
The VeggieTales gang is back for their second Christmas episode. Though the setting is Victorian England, old Ebenezer Scrooge is nowhere in sight, refreshingly. Cavis Appythart and Millward Phelps (Bob and Larry) are just finishing up their first holiday musical in an effort to "teach London to love." However, their hearts aren't in the right place, and the play has more electrical lights than well-meaning words. When they learn that a local church plans to bring out a priceless artifact for th
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Veggie Tales-The Star of Christmas part 2
The VeggieTales gang is back for their second Christmas episode. Though the setting is Victorian England, old Ebenezer Scrooge is nowhere in sight, refreshingly. Cavis Appythart and Millward Phelps (Bob and Larry) are just finishing up their first holiday musical in an effort to "teach London to love." However, their hearts aren't in the right place, and the play has more electrical lights than well-meaning words. When they learn that a local church plans to bring out a priceless artifact for th
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Veggie Tales-The Star of Christmas part 3
The VeggieTales gang is back for their second Christmas episode. Though the setting is Victorian England, old Ebenezer Scrooge is nowhere in sight, refreshingly. Cavis Appythart and Millward Phelps (Bob and Larry) are just finishing up their first holiday musical in an effort to "teach London to love." However, their hearts aren't in the right place, and the play has more electrical lights than well-meaning words. When they learn that a local church plans to bring out a priceless artifact for th
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Veggie Tales-The Star of Christmas part 4
The VeggieTales gang is back for their second Christmas episode. Though the setting is Victorian England, old Ebenezer Scrooge is nowhere in sight, refreshingly. Cavis Appythart and Millward Phelps (Bob and Larry) are just finishing up their first holiday musical in an effort to "teach London to love." However, their hearts aren't in the right place, and the play has more electrical lights than well-meaning words. When they learn that a local church plans to bring out a priceless artifact for th
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Veggie Tales-The Star of Christmas part 5
The VeggieTales gang is back for their second Christmas episode. Though the setting is Victorian England, old Ebenezer Scrooge is nowhere in sight, refreshingly. Cavis Appythart and Millward Phelps (Bob and Larry) are just finishing up their first holiday musical in an effort to "teach London to love." However, their hearts aren't in the right place, and the play has more electrical lights than well-meaning words. When they learn that a local church plans to bring out a priceless artifact for th
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Billy and the Witch: A Halloween Story

Video is the story about a boy named Billy and how he is going to stay with a babysitter.  However, the babysitter is Ms. Butterbean, who everyone thinks is a witch.  Billy is taken to Ms. Butterbean’s house, once inside the house Ms. Butterbean puts Billy to work; giving her cat a bath, sweeping the porch, and doing the dishes in her sink.  After all the chores are done he asks about dinner.  She says “Little
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Why We Have Leap Years?
Video discusses and shows why we have leap years.  Good video that shows the scientific meaning behind leap year.  The demonstration shows how leap year gets our calendar back in sync with Earth's motion around the sun. (1:40)
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The Plymouth Colony
The Anglican Church became England’s official church during Queen Elizabeth’s reign from 1558 to 1603. At this time there was growing tension between Catholics and Protestants dating back to when Queen Elizabeth’s father, King Henry VII, broke from the Catholic Church in the 1530s. English Catholics wanted the Church of England to stress traditional Catholic practices while English Protestants following Calvinist ideals wanted to return to the “pure” Christianity of the New Testament a
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Five Most Common Back to School Fears
A CBS mini-special, this news broadcast goes over the fears that many students have when going back to school. A parent magazine editor goes over these fears and how to overcome them. Just for primary and elementary. Some interesting ideas such as taking a picture of child with teacher. A four minute video. Good for parents as well as teachers who might not have thought of things such as students fear of getting hungry.
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The Small One part 1
A young boy must part with his beloved donkey, named "Small One". When he takes him into town to sell him, the only people who want to buy him are cruel. When all hope seems lost and small one leads his master back to the tanners shop where he is willing to sacrifice his life. A miracle happens, and he is bought by Joseph to carry Mary to Bethlehem.
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The Small One part 2
A young boy must part with his beloved donkey, named "small one". When he takes him into town to sell him, the only people who want to buy him are cruel. When all hope seems lost and small one leads his master back to the tanners shop where he is willing to sacrifice his life. A miracle happens, and he is bought by Joseph to carry Mary to Bethlehem.
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The Small One part 3
A young boy must part with his beloved donkey, named "Small One". When he takes him into town to sell him, the only people who want to buy him are cruel. When all hope seems lost and small one leads his master back to the tanners shop where he is willing to sacrifice his life. A miracle happens, and he is bought by Joseph to carry Mary to Bethlehem.
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Golden Gate Bridge
California Travel Tips host Veronica Hill takes a closer look at the Golden Gate Bridge, one of the top San Francisco attractions.  The Golden Gate Bridge is a six-lane bridge, it is about 1.7 miles from beginning to end with a 4,200 foot suspension span. It takes about an hour to walk across.  The Golden Gate Bridge's history dates back to its proposal in 1916. Construction began in 1933, and $35 million later the bridge officially opened to tr
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Chinatown Los Angeles
When you think of Chinatown, colorful paper lanterns, delightful dim sum and fierce Chinese dragons may come to mind. The truth is, Chinatown Los Angeles has all of that and more.  Established in 1938, LA's New Chinatown along Broadway and Hill streets, makes a fun and exotic day trip.  Chinatown history dates back to 1852, when the Chinese arrived in Los Angeles. Located on the site of Union Station, Old Chinatown fell into disrepair during the mid 1910s, and it was demolished.  Today,
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