When the Moors Ruled in Spain (1 of 11)
'The description Moors has referred to several historic and modern populations of Muslim (and earlier non-Muslim) people of Berber and Arab descent from North Africa, some of whom came to conquer and occupy the Iberian Peninsula for nearly 800 years' (Moors,Wikipedia, 2009). This video is suitable for older middle school and high school students.
Mormonism: What Mormons Believe - Mormon Church
President Gordon B. Hinckley shares his testimony of the origins of Mormonism, better known as the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormon Church or "Mormonism"). What do Mormons believe? Do Mormons believe in latter-day prophets? What do Mormons believe about Joseph Smith? Do Mormons believe Jesus Christ and God appeared to a young boy? How was Mormonism started? Video produced by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Mormon belief Mormons believe God speaks
Mormon belief: Mormons believe God speaks. Mormons believe the Bible is the word of God. Mormons believe the Book of Mormon is another witness of Jesus Christ. Each Mormon believes in continuing revelation from God. Mormons believe that God still speaks to prophets today. (Mormon Mormons Mormonism) Mormon Apostle, Elder Jeffrey R. Holland gave this testimony of continuing revelation and Mormon beliefs at the April 2008 Mormon (LDS) general conference. The LDS Church is commonly known as the Morm
I'm Toast in the Toaster
In this video, a librarian recites the rhyme "I'm Toast in the Toaster". (00:18)
Way Up High in an Apple Tree
In this video, a librarian recites the fingerplay "Way Up High in the Apple Tree". (0:29)
Lost Worlds: The Vikings 2
The History Channel shows us the Lost World of the Vikings and the advances and technology of the Nordic culture.
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Remembered
In this movie learn about the humble Baptist preacher Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and how he influenced changes in U. S. laws concerning civil rights. (02:34)
The Voting Rights Act of 1965
This brief video is about the Voting Rights Act of 1965 which secured the right to vote without any penalty to Black Americans.
Harry Belafonte- Civil Rights Roundtable
Harry Belafonte gives his view, as part of a civil rights roundtable discussion. August 1963
Charlton Heston speaks about Civil Rights
Newsclip of The Civil Rights Roundtable, from the National Archives,presented specially for The Documentary Channel.
Civil Rights Movement (1955-1968)
Very short documentary focuses on this brief period in civil rights history.
The History of the Civil Rights Movement
History of the Civil Rights Movement - Beginning with the end of the U.S. Civil War in 1865, African Americans toiled to reach equal status in the eyes of the law. WatchMojo explores the history of the United States Civil Rights Movement. (05:52)
Maccabees, Part 1
This is an animated biography of the Macabees from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.
A tour of this museum in Jerusalem which is in memory to the Holocaust. Puts a face on Germany's display of hatred, the concentration camp, and stories of the survivors.
The Erie Canal
The impact of the Erie Canal is the subject of this six minute video. This video explains how and why it was built. It would be an asset to have the students with a map of the area as well as how it opened the "west" at that time.
Building the Erie Canal
This video segment adapted from American Experience tells the story of how New York State Governor De Witt Cinton championed the building of an all-water route from New York City to the Great Lakes. Although many felt it was doomed to financial failure, Clinton came up with a new approach to funding a public works project with private investments. In 1825, the 363-mile Erie Canal was completed ahead of schedule and on budget, and forever changed national and international trade in the U.S.
C-Span: Changing of the Guard Ceremony for Ronald Reagan Lying in State
This is a video of the Capitol Building in Washington, D.C. during the changing of the guards ceremony while Ronald Reagan lies in state.
Elements of Art
This is an elements of art assginment frm Ms Hanks. This video shows examples of lines, shapes, colors, and values-all the elements of art. (5:01)
Carmen Sandiego and The Stolen Smile Show
An animated show in which Carmen steals parts of famous artwork to try to create her own personal masterpiece. She steals eyes from a Van Gogh painting. She steals a nose from a Picasso painting. And, of course, she steals the smile from Da Vinci's famous Mona Lisa. Children can learn about famous artwork from the video.
Abraham Lincoln: President during the Civil War
A BBC film about Lincoln's life during the election of 1860 and during the first years of his presidency.