History: DaVinci Perfected World's Largest Horse Statue
Leonardo DaVinci conceived, but never finished, the world's largest equine statue. This project failure has puzzled scholars ever since. Kasey-Dee Gardner finds out why this project came to a grinding halt.
History: DaVinci's Outline In The Last Supper?
Did Leonardo DaVinci use his own shadow to create the outline of Jesus in The Last Supper? James Williams speaks with a researcher who has found evidence in Leonardo's manuscripts suggesting that's the case.
Art History Genres : The Life of Johannes Vermeer
The life of Johannes Vermeer consisted of creating relatively small paintings of everyday life that were enhanced through the use of a camera obscura. Learn about Vermeer's artistic life with information from an art historian, critic and curator in this video on art.(2:02)
Expert: Dr. Betty Ann Brown
Bio: Betty Ann Brown is an art historian, critic and curator.
Filmmaker: Jared Drake
History of the Irish Cultural Center
Founded in 1989, the mission of the Irish Cultural Centre of New England (ICCNE), is to promote and organize Irish cultural, educational, sporting and social events. The video aims to teach and promote Irish culture and heritage.
Jewish History and Culture in the 20th Century
This is a video of Jewish History. The Story of The Jewish People in The 20th Century (Introductory video for a much longer video series.)
History of the Liberty Bell
A short, informative, documentary about the LIberty Bell with narration and still photos.
History of Management
Short video which covers four major developments in management theory: Scientific management, Administrative theory, Bureaucracy, and Human relations.(The text is sometimes hard to read.)
Short History of Marketing
This video is an upbeat, animated short history of marketing. It shows how people chose products and brands in the 50's and compares it to today.
Native Americans; An Early History
Excellent film documentary of the early beginning of Native American history.
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.
Trompe l'oeil in the village of Camogli, Italy
In the fishing village of Camogli, near Genoa, Italy. thousands of homes are decorated with trompe l'oeil. We meet one artist who still paints with a technique dating back to the 14th century.
The History Behind the Discovery of Electricity
When and where did people first become aware of electricity? Which
group later opposed scientists who were experimenting with it? Find out
more about the fascinating story of electricity. Run time 4:22
A history of LEDs, and how to make an LED from scratch
A tour through the world of the light-emitting diode (LED). Learn who invented it, how to use it, and how to make your own. Very geeky, but cool for electronics buffs. Documentary.
History of Ground Hog's Day
Ever wonder about the history of Groundhog day. Here it is. It is rather interesting, religiously-rooted description with modern music. (Amateur video)
History of Presidents Day
A fascinating history of Presidents Day and why it is important.
Preschoolers Integrate History and Science Into Thanksgiving By Making Butter
This lesson shows how children make butter. The children shake heavy cream to make butter. Each person took a turn shaking the container until the buttermilk separated out and the fat turned into butter. Dr. Oakley explained to the children that the small parts in the butter, called fat molecules, bang together as we shake the container. As they bang together more and more, they begin to stick together, which makes the butter. The children learned that a liquid can become a solid. Th
History of Memorial Day
This 3:37 video goes through the wars that America has been involved in as the history of Memorial Day is reviewed. This is a good video to show prior to the holiday and to develop an appreciation for what the day stands for. Best used with a handout on the wars and the numbers involved.
A Short History of Father's Day
This is a short video about the founding of Father's Day in 1909. Father's Day celebrated its 100th anniversary on June, 20, 2010. This skit explains the origin of the day. (02:15)
The Fall of the Ottoman Empire 1 - History Channel documentary
At the beginning of the 20th century, the Ottoman Empire was allied to Germany and the central powers when WWI began. There is an account of the war in the western front. The video refers to Britains' secret plans and how these involved Turkey. The importance of Turkish Nationalism is explained. Some of Prophet Mohammed's words are quoted in the video (written) Some Arab leaders try to make agreements with France and Britain trying to get independence.
The Fall of the Ottoman Empire 2 - History Channel documentary
Husain leads his army in the quest for Arab's independence. How the spheres of influence worked is explained. there is also an account of the importance of Oil. The first Arab attacks of the Ottomans begin in 1916. Britain intervene on two fronts and attack the central powers at their weakest points, the Ottoman Empire. The Ottoman are finally defeated and soon WWI comes to an end. Britain and France would impose their rule over the Arab territory.