History of Art: World Arts II
A short quiz on the history of art.
Learn About The History of Music
Learn about the history of music - from the beginnings in Church music and Gregorian Chant to Polyphony where a new melody was placed on top of the chant. From there counterpoint fit different melodies together adding to the texture. In the Baroque era instrumental music began to become popular. This short video goes from the beginning of music history to Rock. Note: The video begins with an advertisement.
British History from the Romans to the Normans
A learning module about early British history, orientated towards primary school. The module is intended for use in conjunction with a suitable children's book on the subject. When using this module, it is recommended to make books available to the child for reference while working with the module. It may be helpful to work with your child and help them find the answers in the book(s) at first. The module includes questions from the departure of the Romans and the first arrival of the Angles and
Korean History - Gojoseon, the First State of Korea
Gojoeseon was the first state of Korea. It was established in 2333 B.C. The history of Gojoseon distorted by Japanese scholars during the Japanese Occupation Period(1910-1945) and this distorted history was introduced to the World as the true history. However, many relics were discovered and the Gojoseon's history was recovered as true history, according to this four minute video. Good for debate.
FDR - A History of the New Deal
Video discusses the economy before the Great Depression, FDR, and the New Deal. (Amateur video with slides, narration and some text.)
Pre-Columbian Era History of the Americas
Pictures are used to explain the expansion of humans into the Americas over 30,000 years ago. These first Native Americans were hunters and gatherers who began using agriculture, often in complex systems. Discusses the Pueblo, Iroquois, Aztecs and Incas. (Video is a set of slides with narration.)
Using a film in Transition Year
Lesson built around watching a film - el Mariachi. Includes preparation and follow-up exercises, both written and oral.
Suggestions for productive use of films in the classroom.
History of Pennsylvania Energy through the 20th Century
This video defines the sun as the first source of energy in Pennsylvania. Since prehistoric times, energy has defined Pennsylvania's story. Wood fires, lumber, fossil fuels, nuclear power, biomass, windmills and solar panels have all played a part.
What's Wrong with History?
Understand how students are missing key concepts in history. (01:25)
Acids and Bases: Making a Film Canister Rocket
In this video segment adapted from ZOOM, two cast members demonstrate what happens when vinegar is added to baking soda inside a container. The resulting chemical reaction produces enough carbon dioxide to launch their paper rocket skyward. Recommended for: Grades K-5
Environmental History Timeline
Students develop critical thinking skills by interviewing a person who has perspective on environmental history. Students explore the concept of a timeline, including historical milestones, and develop a sense of the context of events.
Chronos: a network for Earth system history
CHRONOS (Greek: time) aims to create a dynamic, interactive and time-calibrated framework for Earth history. CHRONOS's main objective is to develop a network of databases and visualization and analytical methodologies that broadly deal with chronostratigraphy - that is, with developing a better tool (the time scale) for understanding fundamental Earth processes through time. The CHRONOS platform will provide a new investigative environment for interdisciplinary Earth history research that includ
Rock and Roll - A Brief History
This is an historical snapshot of rock and roll music a new style of music that became popular in 1951. The video explains how money influenced music and tells of its cross-racial appeal. Explores briefly the career of Elvis Presley. Video uses still images. (2:39)
Calibrated Peer Review: Kerguelen Plateau, Southern Indian Ocean - Geologic History of A Large Igneo
This activity explores the significance and geologic history of the Kerguelen Plateau Large Igneous Province, as revealed by Ocean Drilling Program (ODP) Legs 120 and 183. After examining all the source material, the students write an essay addressing the important points that they have learned. The Calibrated Peer Review interface is then used to give feedback on the essays. On this Starting Point page, users can access information about the exercise's learning goals, context for use, teaching
Assembling a Geologic History
Through a higher-order integration of concepts and observations, students can combine information from several field labs, all discussed in the Starting Point collection, to construct an overall geologic history of the local region. This site details the learning goals, teaching notes and materials, method of assessment, and context of use of this lab. It also provides links to additional references and resources.
A Correlated History of Earth
This page describes a geologic timescale poster available for purchase. The site also contains an interesting essay: "A Galactic Orbit Model for Periodic Mass Extinction," discussing how clusters of impacts could cause periodic mass extinctions.
A Brief History of Evolutionary Genetics
This web article discusses the history of evolutionary genetics. The article highlights important contributors such as Sewall Wright and Dobzhansky as well as current ideas in evolutionary genetics. From this webpage, users can read and download the article and follow links to other useful websites.
History of the Olympic Games
This video outlines the long and storied history of the Olympic Games which date back to Ancient Greece to 8th century BC. People from various city states would compete. In 1894 the IOC was created and Athens was chosen for the games in 1896-for male athletes only. (1:59)
History of the Olympics Video looks at the history of the Olympics. Video starts with Athens, 1896 being the first Olympics, there is a note saying “Much Wenlock was actually the first modern Olympics, but the IOC had not been established at the time so Athens was the first modern Olympics instead. Video progresses through all the Olympics up to 2012, which London will host.
Video looks at the history of the Olympics. Video starts with Athens, 1896 being the first Olympics, there is a note saying “Much Wenlock was actually the first modern Olympics, but the IOC had not been established at the time so Athens was the first modern Olympics instead. Video progresses through all the Olympics up to 2012, which London will host.