This short film shows how inventors have changed our world. Run time 02:00.
History of the Internet From Beginning to 2001
This video offers a history of the internet from inception to 2001. (4:36)
Extreme Sheep LED Art
A fun video showing what happens when you put LEDs on sheep in a field and film it. Dogs are used to move the sheep. A bit of fluff, pun intended.
How to Conduct an Orchestra
This is the first of four tutorials about conducting an orchestra for the purpose of recording a music soundtrack. The sound quality is a bit hard to understand for some students. Includes how to put music on film as well. A must watch for conducting an orchestra.
In this film Maya talks about being abused from age 7 to 13. (Caution should be used.) She stopped speaking for years because of it. Informative documentary with still photos and interview footage. (Amateur video)
Climb the Green Ladder: how sustainability can make you and your company more successful
What strategies can individuals within organisations use to make their organisation more successful and sustainable? Ed Gillespie is the co-founder and creative director of Futerra Sustainability Communications. Futerra arose from the frustration of its co-founders, in the late 1990’s, with the unsophisticated communications around sustainable development, and the dull and worthy messaging of corporate social responsibility. Supported by a grant from the National Endowment for Science, Technol
The Chinese Culture Part 1: The Siberian natives
This film is a BBC production. It gives the viewer a look at the culture of the Chinese people who live north of The Great Wall. While it is not long on detail, the film itself is well done and very watchable.
Chinese Culture part 4: The Taklamakan Desert/The Silk Road
This film is a continuation of the BBC film series about China and the Great Wall. This one shows the wall at its least well kept, a beautiful fort built in the middle of the desert and the way that silk is made.
Chinese Culture part 5: The Taklamakan Desert and the oasis Turpan
This film describes the life in the Taklamakan Desert, discusses the value of camels, shows the lush beauty of the Turpan oasis and even shows the red-tailed gerbil!
This video is about the history of Haiti and the dire situation in the country. Presented by Mike Wilson's (project director at Cross) view of the situation.
UCLA preserved silent animation
This website gives online access to the UCLA archive of animations from the silent era of cinema. At May 2010, 11 vintage films from 1900 to 1928 are freely available for online viewing. Also available are commentaries from the preservationists involved, film notes, and information on the historical context. A Study Guide is available for download in PDF format. This website offers a fascinating view into a time before animation became standardised, enabling researchers to detect influences
Intro to Humanism: Part 2
A very short history of Humanism.
Martin Luther King Jr. and Civil Rights in Hip Hop Style by Flocabulary
This video is from "Hip-Hop U.S. History" by Flocabulary and is in a slideshow format using mostly black and white still shots. This rap is about civil rights and includes a couple of lines from Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I Have A Dream" speech. The lyrics are flashed across the screen during the rap.
History of St. Patrick's Day
Learn the history of St. Patrick's Day in this short video.
Art In History "Discovery Through Creativity"
Introductory Video showing the 'Art In History' program for classroom teachers.
Stamp Act Forced on Colonies
Russ Mitchell recaps March 22nd, on This Day in History. Some of the more notable events were Anne Hutchinson being kicked out of the Massachusetts Bay Colony for religious dissidence and the passing of the British Stamp Act. This video does spend a little more time on the Stamp Act, but what this piece is best used for is to get students interesting in creating their own: This Day in History projects.
Thirteen Colonies: The Mayflower Compact
The Mayflower Compact outlined a plan for self-government. This is a good video that helps explain how it came to be and why it is an important part of United States history. Also details why the area was settled.
Incas: A History
A good video that explains the Inca culture, history, and demise. A map, word list, and timeline would benefit students when watching this excellent overview.
The History of Earth Day
A brief look at the history of Earth Day and what it really means to humans on earth.
This video discusses the life cycle of a monarch butterfly starting with the Fall migration that starts in August. Film has amazing close-up footage of the birth of this butterfly.