RCA Victor Studio in Nashville, Tennessee
Travel with Bennett-Watt and discover the history behind the RCA Victor recording studio in Nashville, Tennessee. Run time 05:44.
Two 4th grade students descibe the state of Utah. They discuss the history, facts, and environment of Utah.
Experience the joys of harvest time as Wisconsin's oldest cranberry marsh is flooded and its fruit corralled. Video discusses some history of the state and the cranberries. Video is good quality and good for all students.
Biography of Richard Nixon
Digital story of Richard Nixon. Captions and pictures of Richard Nixon's life and history of his presidency. (Amateur video with slides and text but no narration)
How To Make a Music Video
This video gives step-by-step instructions to creating a dynamic music video to help budding student film directors.
The Crucible - Conversation with Daniel Day-Lewis and Arthur Miller
The lead actor and playwright discuss the play and film, The Crucible. (5:20)
Macbeth, by William Shakespeare, Part 1 of
Animated cartoon, with subtitles. This is an animated version of the great classic by Shakespeare. Animation brings these stories to younger students. It uses Shakespeare's words and has the words at the bottom of the screen. Educators can pause the film to discuss the different passages. Suitable for older middle school and high school students. (8:41)
This great short film teaches kids about pottery. Viewers are exposed to spinning clay on a wheel to make bowls and cups. (0:50)
Welcome to North Korea [pt 1/6]
(Video begins after about 1 minute.)This film, shot mostly covertly, shows the irony of a regime where 20 million people lived in poverty, some on the brink of starvation, while former dictator Kim II Sung built extravagant monuments to reflect his power. He fostered a grotesque personality cult, which his son and successor Kim Jong Il perpetuates. All around the capital, Pyongyang, an endless stream of propaganda glorifies the leaders. Monuments and museums pay homage to them, but they are stra
Battle of Hastings: Part 3
To better understand what happened, leading up to (and during) the
famous battle of 1066, one needs to examine where the soldiers fought.
The area today is different from the way it appeared in the 11th
In this clip, see how scholars, using modern
technology, have uncovered information about a battle which changed the
course of Britain's history.
Failsafe - Bay of Pigs Background
Brief history of the events leading up to the Bay of Pigs Invasion.
The Story of Television, Part 2 of 2
This is a history of British TV broadcast TV and is suitable for high school students. Slightly pixelated (blurry). Run time 07:30.
The Italians in America
(This is a preview) A fascinating journey through history, from Cristoforo Colombo up to present-day contributions by noteworthy Italians overseas: Rudolph Giuliani, Nancy Pelosi, Mario Cuomo and many other Italian-Americans who have left their mark on the most powerful nation in the world. It is a cinematic voyage full of stories and memories to illuminate new generations as to the sacrifices and efforts of their forefathers in the land across the ocean.
How to Play Croquet
A four minute video that shows the basics of croquet. The terms are explained as well as rules. Good introduction. A bit of history, too.
Friday the 13th
This video looks at the history and meaning behind the most superstitious day on the Calendar, Friday the 13th.
How To Use Colons And Semi-Colons
Stop being confused about colons and semi-colons, and learn how, when,
and why to use them. This film explains the conventional way of punctuation English with colons and semi-colons.
Famous Paintings of Diego Rivera
Famous paintings by Diego Rivera are found on walls all over
Mexico, as he started the Mexican Mural Renaissance in the early 20th
century. Learn about the significance of his artwork from a successful artist and history teacher in this video.
"War of The Century" 15 of 20
This documentary is a comprehensive exploration of World War II and is told through commentary, narration, and vintage film footage. Suitable for high school students.
"War of The Century" 18 of 20
This documentary is a comprehensive exploration of World War II and is told through commentary, narration, and vintage film footage. Discusses what happened to Est Prussian refugees. It discusses the rape of an East Prussian woman. (10:02)
How to Use Hyphens and Dashes
A guide to punctuating your writing using hyphens and dashes. This film
explains the conventional way of punctuating English writing using
hyphens and dashes.