The Civil War
From the secession of the South to Lee's surrender at Appomatox, this film uses modern and period images as well as battle reenactments to highlight the key points of the American Civil War. This is a 15 minute video. A good video that shows some of the causes of the war and the major battles. A good overview. Best used with map so students can understand the locations better.
The Shakers - A Retrospective
According to The New Yorker Magazine, this is the definitive film on the Shaker movement.The Shakers are America's oldest and most successful experiment in communal living. This film traces the growth, decline
Puritan Family of Early New England
This film highlights daily life in a very early new england colonial village. It includes scenes of hunting, fishing, cooking, farming, and more. Video production is old but information is good. Run time 10:00.
To Kill a Mockingbird
This video was created to help introduce The Great Depression and Harper Lee's To Kill a Mockingbird. Pictures from the Great Depression are shown with text telling about the Great Depression with music in the background. To Kill a Mockingbird a beautiful depiction of life during Harper Lee's era. Harper Lee's masterpiece is a heartrending story of justice, growing up, racial injustice, and the Quest to find the mocking birds that linger somewhere in our
The Lord of the Rings: In the Fifties
This video is about how early Sci-Fi fans and critics fell in love and hate with J.R.R. Tolkien. There's This segment is from the indie film RINGERS LORD OF THE FANS.
THE GRAPES OF WRATH — ReThink Review
This is a review of THE GRAPES OF WRATH and the the Oscar-winning 1940 film directed by John Ford and based on John Steinbeck's classic novel. The reviewer makes comparisons about between the story set in the 1930's and modern times.
The Grapes of Wrath
This short film created for an English project shows scenes from the very end of the novel, The Grapes of Wrath. This is a dramatization based on the novel.
Ronald Reagan's Inaugural Address, Part I
The film shows Reagan taking the Oath of Office first; his inaugural speech follows.
Sidewalks TV: Bridge to Terabithia Author and Producer
Host Cindy Rhodes interviews author Katherine Paterson and producer David Paterson about the Walt Disney Pictures / Walden Media film, Bridge to Terabithia. Katherine Paterson talks the inspiration for the story and the making of the movie based on her book.
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 10
This is Part 10 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. This last segment ends with part of Martin Luther's King's famous "I Have a Dream" speech. The film includes vintage images from that time period. Suitable for middle school students and older.
Beginner's Guide to FTP
If you're interested in setting up your own website, you'll need to upload files to your hosting company. This film explains what uploading and FTP are, and how to do it.
Your website's files aren't hosted on your computer; they're hosted on a server which is probably miles away from you. You need to get your website's files up to the server in order for your website to go live.
This is done by ftp, which stands for “File Transfer Protocol”. Through the control pane
Using Legos to Demonstrate the Three Laws of Motion
This film is about Sir Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Physics. It is a student-made project, using legos to illustrate the story of Newton and his three laws. Audio is very loud and clear. Lego illustrations are very well done. Run time 04:52.
Dancing Indian Elephants
Watch this cool video form explore.org called “Dancing Elephants.” The explore team shot this terrific film in August of 2007 and features the Asian Elephant of India, who play a key role in Indian society. They are essential for the agriculture of the land and for the religious
ceremonies of the people.
Tree of Life; BBC Documentary
In this BBC documentary, David Attenborough discusses theories of how life began and uses specific animals to do so. This film is suitable for high school students. (6:29)
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This film documentary focuses on the last two decades of the life and work of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso. (8:13)
Richard Dawkins explains the related egg-laying habits of Nazca Boobies, Blue Footed Boobies and Gannetts. These evolved adaptations may seem cruel to us, but the genes for these varying insurance policies get passed on through the surviving chicks to future generations. Download Quicktime: iPhone: http://c0116791.cdn.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/Gannetts-Boobies-iphone%20-%20iPhone.m4v 720p HD: http://c0116791.cdn.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/Gannetts-Boobies-720web.mov Get the RDF TV podc
Richard Dawkins explains how and why the Giant Tortoises of Galapagos evolved on each of the different islands. He shows how the different shell shapes evolved to help the tortoises adapt to environments on the different islands. Download: iPhone: http://c0116791.cdn.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/SaddlesAndDomes%20-%20iPhone.m4v 720p HD: http://c0116791.cdn.cloudfiles.rackspacecloud.com/SaddlesAndDomes-720.mov Get the RDF TV podcast through iTunes! http://itunes.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStor
Dr. Andy Thomson gives a talk on the motives behind suicide terrorism at the Atheist Alliance International 2007 Conference in Washington, D.C. This video is available on DVD as part of the 'AAI 2007' DVD set, available at http://store.richarddawkins.net . Brought to you free online by THE RICHARD DAWKINS FOUNDATION FOR REASON AND SCIENCE Filmed by JOSH TIMONEN WAYNE MARSALA Edited by JOSH TIMONEN
Carolyn Porco examines how science and scientists are portrayed in the film industry. She also explains how she interprets some of the stunning imagery taken by the Cassini mission to Saturn and the outer planets, which she oversees. Download amazing Cassini images at: http://ciclops.org Find Cassini-inspired Star Trek Imagery -- the USS Enterprise and Saturn -- at: http://diamondskyproductions.com/spotlight.php Carolyn @ Twitter: http://twitter.com/carolynporco Carolyn @ Facebook: http://www.
Pablo Picasso, The Bull in Winter, Part 5 of 7
Richard Dawkins: Insurance Policy: Two Eggs, One Survivor
Richard Dawkins: Saddles and Domes: Evolution of the Giant Tortoises
'We Few, We Happy Few, We Band of Brothers' by Dr. Andy Thomson, AAI 2007
'Science in Hollywood' by Carolyn Porco, AAI 2009