Moscow 1941 - 3/6
With the invasion of the Soviet Union, the systematic murder of the Jews. Jews were hunt down and taken prisoners.
Moscow 1941 - 5/6
In December Germans reach the outskirts of Moscow and start a block by block conquest. Moscow falls on December 30th. Stalin was looking for ways to save Moscow.
Moscow 1941 - 6/6
German troops start to retreat. Because of the freezing conditions many soldiers did not return home.
Cortés Defeats The Aztecs
As travel between Europe and America became more frequent, small settlements and trading posts were established along the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts, including present-day Florida through Central America. Explorers discovered great amounts of precious metals and natural resources, but it was not enough the quench their growing thirst for more wealth.
In 1519, Hernan Cortés was commissioned by the governor of Cuba to expand the Spanish empire into Mexico. Cortés, an aspiring conquistador (c
How Aztec boys were trained from birth to be warriors and how they believed that the Sun god needed human blood to quench its thirst. This two minute video uses images of artifacts from this time period.
White King, Red Rubber, Black Death
This BBC video has haunting photographs, re-enactments, and commentary concerning King Leopold II's intrusion into the Congo to profit from the exports of rubber. Suitable for 11th and 12th graders.
The instructor in this video (12:09) explains how to solve polynomial division. He uses computer software for demonstration. The viewer may want to open the video to 'full screen' because the instructor has a lot of small writing on a black screen.
In this ten-minute video, the instructor uses computer software to demonstrate how to solve one example of polynomial division. A step by step approach is modeled.
Long Division of Polynomials
This video was a Featured Video on YouTube. In it, the instructor demonstrates how to do long division with polynomials. Three examples are shown. The instructor uses a pad and paper for demonstration.
Long Division of Polynomials - A Slightly Harder Example
This is a video on how to do long division of polynomials. In this video the instructor divides a degree 4 polynomial by a degree 2 trinomial. The demonstration is made using paper and pad. (05:49)
Stories of the New World intrigued French rulers. Although they wanted a share of the American gold and silver, they were more interested in finding a westward route to Asia. In 1524, the French king commissioned Italian explorer Giovanni da Verrazano to search for a passageway through the New World. Verrazano spotted the coast of South Carolina and sailed north as far as Nova Scotia, but found no such water route or valuable treasure.
A decade later, French navigator Jacque Cartier led t
For Love Of Liberty; African-American Soldier, 1866-1940, Part 2
This slide show has antique photos of Black American soldiers in the Civil War. Most of the written information included on the slides are very small, so the viewer may want to open the slide show to 'full screen'.
First Revolutionary Battle at Lexington and Concord : Shot Heard Around the World
In April 1775, when British troops are sent to confiscate colonial weapons, they run into an untrained and angry militia. This ragtag army defeats 700 British soldiers and the surprise victory bolsters their confidence for the war ahead. Best used with a map of the area and a timeline of events. Also, the reading of The Ride of Paul Revere might be interesting.
American Victory at Yorktown
A two pronged attack by French & American forces defeats General Cornwallis in Virginia. Two years later, the Treaty of Paris will officially end the war. This is an overview of that battle and the events that lead up to it. A good overview, but a map of Yorktown would be of benefit.
American Revolution by Sesame Street Part 3
The Muppets teach about George Washington surprising the British on Christmas Day. It also discusses why the colonies went to war against England. (3:45)
Battle of Saratoga
The Battle of Saratoga proved to be the turning point in the Revolutionary War and the subject of this one minute video. It explains the impact of the French troops that were sent after the battle which resulted in the surrender of the English forces at Yorktown and the Treaty of Paris. Not much detail about the general and other leaders involved. At best this is a brief overview.
The American Revolution 1775 part 1
Video shows how the American Revolution started and why it started.(Slides with narration)
The American Revolution
On April 19, 1775, the shot heard round the world was fired at the Battle of Lexington and Concord beginning America's Revolutionary War. In this video you will learn what lead to the war, and the things that happened as a result.
Williamsburg and the American Revolution
Brief introductory video for Williamsburg, then capitol of Virginia, and the events leading up to the Revolutionary War
Run time 02:09
"She walks in Beauty" Poem by George Gordon, Lord Byron
This is a recitation of Lord Byron's poem, "She Walks in Beauty." Only a color photograph of a lamplight-lit sidewalk at night is used for the backdrop of this reading. The picture and sound quality are good. The text can be pulled down from the description box (top right). (1:05)