Klondike Gold Rush
A collage of historical photographs and films based on the bestselling book "The Klondike Gold Rush: Photographs from 1896-1899."
Off to the Klondike! The Search for Gold
"Off to the Klondike! The Search for Gold" William R. Morrison, University of Northern British Columbia The Klondike (Yukon) gold rush of 1897-1899 was one of the most colourful and dramatic episodes in Canadian history and the last and greatest in a series of massive North American gold rushes that began in California in 1849. For two wild years the Yukon was consumed with gold fever.
Canada: A People`s History - Henry Hudson
This video discusses and explains the explorations of Henry Hudson. He set out to try to reach China, and found so many other things along the way. It recreates many parts of his explorations through video and narration. (Professional video with slides, film re-enactment, and narration)
Canada: A People`s History - Champlain`s Gamble
This video recreates the first French attempt at creating a permanent settlement in Quebec under the direction of explorer Samuel de Champlain. (Professional video with re-enactment, stills, and narration.)
Samuel de Champlain - Québec History 2
Samuel de Champlain, "The Father of New France", was a French
navigator, cartographer, soldier, explorer, geographer, ethnologist,
diplomat and chronicler. He founded Quebec City on July 3, 1608, and
served as its administrator for the rest of his life. He forged the
Great French and Indian Alliance.
World At War: Alone (4th) 4 of 6
The fourth episode about the British having to deal with the Nazis from May 1940-1941. The Battle of Britain, retreats in Greece, Crete and Tobruk, and life in Britain between the evacuation at Dunkirk and Operation Barbarossa. Interviewees include Anthony Eden, J.B. Priestley, Sir Max Aitken, Lieutenant General Adolf Galland and Sir John "Jock" Colville.
Shows the aftermath of the raid of September 7th-may be too graphic for younger children.(9:41)
Circumscribed and Inscribed Circles
This video describes circumscribed and inscribed circles. A circle is circumscribed about a polygon if the polygon's vertices are on the circle. For triangles, the center of this circle is the circumcenter. A circle is inscribed a polygon if the sides of the polygon are tangential to the circle. For triangles, the center of this circle is the incenter. (1:39)
AP US History Political Cartoons vid
Quick video about Poltical Cartoons for AP US History. Team members are Sheila, Maria, and Cassidi(Amateur video of fair quality)
Thinkwell American Government: Freedom of Religion, Part 1 of 2
This is an excellent presentation that helps to define the freedom of religion in the United States. (05:56) This is a clip from a larger segment and is done in a lecture-style format.
Thinkwell American Government: Freedom of Religion, Part 2 of 2
This is an excellent presentation that helps to define the freedom of religion in the United States. (07:18) This is a clip from a larger segment.
Individual Freedoms Versus the Common Good, Part 1 of 2
This is an excellent presentation in which the narrator discusses individual freedoms in relationship to the common good of man. (05:54) This is a clip from a larger segment and is done in a lecture-style format.
Individual Freedoms Versus the Common Good, Part 2 of 2
This is an excellent presentation in which the narrator discusses individual freedoms in relationship to the common good of man. (04:30) This is a clip from a larger segment and is done in a lecture-style format.
How to Define Perpetuity
This one minute video deals with perpetuity is defined as the period of time over which someone owns an asset and produces income from that asset. Very short explanation, but useful for advanced students.
Ten Principles of Economics, Translated
This five minute video is a good humored approach to the major elements of economics. Well done and insightful for advanced students, except that it is difficult, bordering on impossible, to see the slides used.
This is a ten minute video that explains the three basic economy systems. It uses graphics and moves very rapidly. The teacher may need to stop the video after each slide to help explain the data in more depth. A good overview.
Thinkwell American Government: McCulloch v. Maryland, Part 1 of 2
This is an excellent presentation concerning this famous court case. The presentation is done in lecture style with images that accent the lecture. (06:17)
T-Bone Walker - Call It Stormy Monday
T-Bone Walker doin his masterpiece Stormy Monday...
"Money, Money, Money"- A Counting Money Song
This video contains a song about coins. Pennies, nickles, dimes, and quarters are identified, described, and their values are given. ( 2:24)
"Add 'Em Up"- A Song About Basic Addition
This computer-animated song shows students how to add one to one-digit numbers. The video strives to provide a conceptual understanding of the concept by showing each problem with cubes and numbers. Students can use cubes to demonstrate the problems as the video plays. ( 3:18)
Colts Neck Community Band - Pirates of the Caribbean
In this amateur video, the Colts Neck Community Band plays with NJ Youth Symphony Orchestra, theme from Pirates of the Caribbean. April 2, 2009. Colts Neck, NJ. (05:37)