Geological History of New Zealand
Learn about the geological history of New Zealand from a geologist.
Tonga - A brief history of the Tongan Monarchy
This film shows the royal family of Tonga as well giving some history of the island itself. A good quality video.
A Brief History on SAMOA
Music Artist Lole Usoalii speaks a short and brief history of the motherland "Samoa" which inspires her to create her latest album "the movement".
SAMOA (HEART OF POLYNESIA) HISTORY
Old film and song are the basis of this video about Samoan traditions.
History in the Headlines 18th April 08 - THC
First canine to enter space honoured. Hymn Jerusalem banned from Southwark Cathedral. Who will be the next King of England and Scotland? And find out why Medieval 'hoodies' were given ASBOs.
Red Ribbon Week History
Ribbon Week history done with sign language using subtitles. Should interest the students both on content and method. (0:55)
Brief History of the Internet from 1964 from 2007. (1:56)
The History of Red Ribbon Week: From Floor of Congress
A video of a congressman giving a speech about how the week started and the reason for it to be honored. Very good for older students as it also relates to famous athletes.
How Google evolved from 'page rank' - a mathematical algorithm. See the idea behind the Master Plan, and its 'Don't be Evil' philosophy. The question of privacy on Google is controversial - and addressed in this video. (3:15)
History of the Internet From Beginning to 2001
This video offers a history of the internet from inception to 2001. (4:36)
Judson Laipply: History of Dance
As with all YouTube videos block out comments. This is a fun video of one man's take-off on dance moves over recent times. A good video to encourage students to try their own versions. Kids are going to love this, teachers, too. Run time 06:01
The History of Dance
The History of Dance with emphasis on ballet. This is well done and the two minute video covers a great many people who contributed to the dance. Students need a word wall as there are a great many names mentioned that need more detail. 02:26 run time.
History of the Harpsichord from Julliard
Meet Me at the Corner, Virtual Field Trips for Kids, takes you to New York City to meet Alexandra Dunbar who plays the harpsichord. Learn about the history of the harpsichord and hear it's beautiful sound. Links also to fun websites about early music and a Learning Corner of questions and activiites. (3:52)
History of Buddhism
This video shows Dr Adler giving a historical background to Buddhism. It is a short part of a longer interview. He explains how Buddhism became Chinese.
History of Christmas
In a History of the Holidays video, learn about the origins of Christmas. Although many of us only associate the birth of Christ with the holiday, most of us do not realize that many aspects of Christmas come from different winter celebrations. A five minute vidoe that does a good job of explaining why the holiday was celebrated when it is and what it is symbolic of. Excellent data.
American History: The Boston Massacre
A quick video that tells about the Boston "Massacre" and questions who really started the event and what caused it. Wait for the commercials to finish as they are added throughout the video. An inconsistent video that is poorly edited for classroom use. A timeline is important to gain full value.
History of Cinco de Mayo
The video explains the history of Cinco De Mayo. Cinco De Mayo is about a battle that happened May 5 in 1862 in Puebla, Mexico. French soldiers, with better equipment, outnumbered Mexican soldiers but against all odds, were defeated by the Mexican Army, led by Ignacio Zaragoza
A Brief History Presidents and Events
Final Review Video. AP U.S. History. This is an excellent, if not quick review of what happened during the presidential terms up to Clinton . This could be used to make notecards,an illustrated timeline, or to make a list of important events to learn for grades four and up. Not much depth.
We Shall Remain: History of Native Americans
This is a series of videos on Native Americans. Very well done. Students should have a word list and map to help them follow the video better. Click on the images at the bottom of the video to move to the next content area. 1:13:00
History of Valentine's Day
In this nearly four minute video students learn the history of Valentine's Day. Learn about St. Valentine, cupid, and why the holiday is celebrated on February 14th.