Planet Earth - Caves 2/5
(Part 2) Planet Earth is a multi award-winning 2006 television series produced by the BBC Natural History Unit. Four years in the making, it was the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC. This episode explores "Planet Earth's final frontier": the world of caves. Run time 9:51
Planet Earth - Caves 4/5
Planet Earth is a multi award-winning 2006 television series produced by the BBC Natural History Unit. Four years in the making, it was the most expensive nature documentary series ever commissioned by the BBC. This episode explores "Planet Earth's final frontier": the world of caves. Run time 9:50
Historic Black Americans
Well-done presentation of Black American history by the New Jerusalem Cathedral. Video focuses on the following: Benjamin Banneker, Frederick Douglass, and Bessie Coleman.(Amateur video)
History of Women's Rights - Introduction
A short slide-show video about the history of the women's right. It refers to some leaders of the women's rights movement and to the most relevant achievements such the foundation of the first university for women in1821. Slides and text with music (David Bowie, "Suffragette City")
William Shakespeare: A Short Biography
A short Power Point biography with subtitles gives facts and identifies some of his most famous plays. Set to music (theme from the film Love Story) with no narration. Random illustrations from books, films, productions. No sources given. (1:52)
Herodotus and Part 1
This is a school project about the history of Herodotus and the Battle of Thermapylae. The skit takes the viewer back in time to conduct an interview with Herodotus. (Amateur video)
The Ancient Civilizations of Mesopotamia
Ancient Mesopotamia left a legacy of law, literature, and engineering. This professionally-produced video, with excellent photos and voice over, provides a history of this remarkable civilization. (3:09)
Semitic Empire: The Akkadian Empire
A very in-depth look at the first empire in the Fertile Crescent area. It is not narrated so the viewer must read the text that accompanies the pictures of artifacts. The maps used with the colors showing the spread of the empire through modern day Iraq and the rest of the Middle East are helpful in giving perspective to the history of the area.
07:04 run time..
Project for AP World History 2009 Music by Tool Video and Images Taken from: The Discovery Channel Howstuffworks.com History.com It discusses imperialism (mainly in Africa)and how it started.
Timeline of History of England (1120-1235)
A timeline of the history of England from 1120-1235. There are few pictures and music is playing in the background as the screen flashes dates and events in England's history.
The Big Book of Gross Stuff: Making Distinctions!
Bart King, a longtime middle school teacher, began writing to get reluctant readers hooked on books. The Big Book of Gross Stuff explores the international standards of grossness, while delving into history and science. This trailer introduces the book. Visit http://ultragross.blogspot.com for more gross stuff! (:42)
Chinese Civilization - Bronze Age, Part 2, 3/3
This video is suitable for older middle school or high school students and offers a history of the Bronze Age. "The Bronze Age is regarded as the second part of a three-age system for prehistoric societies, though there are some cultures that have extensive written records during their Bronze Age" (Bronze Age, Wikipedia, 2009).
Canadian POW during WW 2
A video presentation showing a Brief History of the Canadian Pioneers Of War's experience during WW 2 (Amateur video with music and lots of text and pictures)
The History of Print
A photo collage history of print, the printing press, and journalism. No narration. This was made for a project for UC Santa Cruz Performative Technologies.
Media Smarts: Kids Learn How to Navigate the Multimedia World
Students in grades 3-12 spend eight-1/2 hours daily using media. (Generation M., Kaiser Family Foundation, 2010) Filmmaker/George Lucas Educational Foundation chair George Lucas thinks it's time to change "English" class into "Communication" class. National Association for Media Literacy Education members believe, "By learning to skillfully interpret, analyze, and create messages, media literacy empowers people to be both critical thinkers and creative producers of messages using image,
The History of American-Antislavery Movement
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in history. The Antislavery Movement is explored in American
literature before, during, and after the civil War.
Cook Islands - Traditions of Oceania in the Pacific Rim
This is a non-narrated film about some of the native activities on the Cook Islands. It has music in the background but, unless you have discussed the topic, the video is merely entertaining.
The Census in the Constitution: Anderson
Margo Anderson, a professor of History and Urban Studies at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, talks about how the United States originally took a census.
A Right For A Reason (Lobbyists)
Why lobbying - the right to petition government for redress of grievances, is such an important and fundamental right in a properly functioning democracy. This video is of good quality and traces the right to petition for redress and the many times that has been taken away in world history.