Inca, Part 1
This is the first of six (24:30) clips in this series about the Incas. Producer uses a variety of film reenactments, footage of modern-day Incan descendants, and primary source photos and video footage to give a comprehensive view of not just the Incan civilization but their predecessors (most notably the Nazca and Moche). Endings are abrupt (often ending mid-sentence!), but pick up on next clip in the series. This first one begins with a dramatic (violent) reenactment of the end of the Incan ci
Inca, Part 2
Highlights of this second clip cover challenges of Peruvian geography (desert, rainforest, mountains) with live coverage of modern Inti Raymi festival.
The British Empire after World War II - The Commonwealth 2/5
Many families migrate from England to Australia in luxurious liners that were a way to attract migration. There are primary sources read out. Written witness' accounts that show what people felt and thought when they arrived in Australia. There was a lot of employment available. Immigrants started a new life, with better salaries. There is reference to racism in Australia. Only white immigrants were allowed. There was also racism against native Australian aborigines.
The British Empire after World War II - The Commonwealth 3/5
This history channel documentary refers to Aborigines in Australia who suffered from unemployment and many other consequences of discrimination. In Canada Indians are also victim of discrimination. Esquimos are encouraged by the government to live is small settlements. There are accounts of people of the time read out. Indigenous people struggle against the legacy of the Empire. In Africa, the natives have also suffered harsh reality. South Africa becomes independent and Aparthaid is strong. The
The British Empire after World War II - The Commonwealth 4/5
This part of the documentary show civil war in Rhodesia and how civilians are involved. In 1980 Britain's Empire in Africa is over. Back in the 1960, the video shows how Caribean people were called to Ingland to work. However, there is resistance in society. They resent black immigrants. Most immigrants are offered poor jobs regardless of their trainning. Later, policies do not admit any more blacks. In the 1960's Asian immigrants arrive. Again, there is resistance from the population. There is
The British Empire after World War II - The Commonwealth 5/5
This part of the History channel documentary refers to the 1990's, when Britatin hands in Hong Kong to China. The two world wars had weakened the Empire and in only 20 years the Empire gave the territories back to its people. The positive legacies of the Empire are named. The negative legacy is exemplified with the situation between India and Pakistan. Also in Rhodesia the attack to white farms has affected the population supply of food. The legacy is also seen in England and its diversity which
King Henry VII - Lecture on Historical Figure
The video shows an expert lecturing. It is part of the historical monologue "400 Years of English History" presented by artist/historian George S. Stuart as part of an exhibit of his Historical Figures at the Ventura County Museum of Art and History in Ventura California. The presenter explains how king Henry VII dealt with some laws during his reign. (4:22)
Henry VII - Household and Chamber
A video presentation showing some of the key points in Henry VII's reign. The focus is Henry's finance and money and how he managed to change laws and have a surplus. (2:40)
A History Of Scotland - Episode 1 - The Last Of The Free (4/6)
A well-photographed history of Scotland. This BBC documentary is suitable for middle school and high school students.
Learn to Speak French - Days of the Week
This video features the days of the week in English and French and is suitable for all beginning French-language learners.
Homeschooling & Distance Learning Programs
Homeschooling & Distance Learning Programs. Part of the series: Homeschooling Advice. Distance learning programs are a great supplement to homeschooling because the assignments are graded and a record is kept of the student's work. Find a distance learning program online for a...
This is a video about Sierra Madre in Mexico, how they live there and how tourism is affecting the place. There is a description of the canyon and they explain that Mexico's Copper Canyon is one of the most beautiful sites in nature. Learn about their culture and what the Mexican government and others are doing to protect this place.
The World of Plants
This is a very good video that demonstrates how plants, flowers, trees reproduces and about pollination. The video has a plant narrator that talks about the world of plants and plant facts. This is a very good video to show to students who are nine years old and older. This video contains views from the Quran
500 NATIONS (PART 14)
This is a clip from the six-hour documentary series 500 Nations, which is a comprehensive history of Native American history in the US after the arrival of explorers from other countries. Vintage photos are included in the video.
Abolitionism in the 1800s
This video is accompanied by text. "The crusade against slavery was the most significant of the reform era movements. Slavery existed in all of the original 13 American colonies, but by the middle of the eighteenth century some Americans began to speak out against human bondage. The Society of Friends--the Quakers--became the first group to take a public stand in support of the abolition of slavery. The devotion of the Quakers was paralleled, in varying degrees, by other religions. As the Revolu
Population Growth- Baby Boom
After World War II had drawn to a close, the United States experienced unprecedented population growth that to this day has shaped the social and political landscape of the country, and changed how and where many Americans live. Known as the "baby boom," this population expansion took place between the years 1946 and 1964, with the peak occurring in 1957. The elevated birthrate, unparalleled in American history, added more than 50 million babies by the end of the 1950s. (Video is narrated with s
Passing the GED Math Test
Excellent video from Jimmy Chang, who has a master's degree in math and has been a math teacher at St. Pete College for more than eight years. Mr. Chang shares basic tips and strategies. He reminds students to study multiplication tables to prepare. (1:48)
ORSON WELLES in Moby Dick[3/3]
Orson Welles narrates Herman Melville's Moby Dick. He reads passages
from the book and the background is dark and ominous. This is part three of three.
See the 17 Species of Penguins-Cool Facts!
This is an interactive educational video about penguins created by a class. Contains information about all 17 species of penguins, but focuses primarily on the Emperor, Rockhopper, Chinstrap, Gentoo, and African species. (03:00)
Tuck Everlasting Book Review
This video clip is a 6th grade school project.. It is a book review for teh book Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt.