The History of American -Walt Whitman
This program that explores the work of of famous American Authors in history. In the middle of the 19th century major literary figure
Walt Whitman is explored along with his literary works in this
Famous early failures who moved on to great things
Very motivating video that encourages students to learn from their failures. It does this by showing numerous very famous people who succeeded despite their early failures.
History of Latin American Dancing
~Begins with a commerical~
History of Latin American Dancing. Part of the series: History of Dance. Latin American dancing has been a mode of expression to celebrate weddings, birthdays and any other type of celebration. See how dance is at the heart of Latin American culture. (1:03)
Eclipse of the Century
In July 1991, the alignment of the Sun, Moon, and Earth produced a rare opportunity — a total solar eclipse with a particularly long duration and a path that crossed easily accessible locations, including a major astronomical observatory in Hawaiʻi. In this video segment adapted from NOVA, learn about the mechanics of solar eclipses and observe the rare 1991 eclipse from the top of Mauna Kea. Run time 05:07.
How to Recognize the Early Signs of Autism
This video clip teaches the early signs of autism. Step by step instructions of how to recognize symptoms and what to do if you recognize them. (2:41)
Early Signs of autism- stacking blocks, no eye contact
Nearly five minutes long, this video shows a child with signs of autism. I personally share the child's frustration. Tedious to watch and the only lesson is the child's reactions. A child who was later said to be autisic. Run time 04:46.
The Power of the Judicial Review in the American Government System
The Power of the Judicial Review - Based on checks and balances, watch the power of courts to review decisions of another department or level of government. Good history of how Judicial Review started.
Great Women in American History
This short clip focuses on women who began the Woman's Movement..
Early Portuguese Slave trade
This short video introduces the way in which Portuguese exploration of Africa lead to slave trade.
"War of The Century"- Part 1
This first part of the documentary introduces what WWII was and why it was the war of the century. The documentary shows that before invading Poland, Germany signed the Nazi-Soviet Nonaggression Pact, securing the eastern border of Germany. Trade was limited mostly on the part of the Russians. But everyone involved knew that it was a measure on both sides to buy time. Ideologically, both nations despised the other. Hitler had devoted much of Mein Kampf to his believe in the menace of Communis
War of The Century - Part 2
This part of the documentary explains that Stalin did not expect Hitler would start war against Russia as he was at war against Britain. He was wrong. The video explains in detail the way in which the German invasion of Russia developed. There is footage showing the battle, statistics and retired soldiers narrating their experiences. The German tactic of Blitzkrieg is explained as chief reason of success.
War of The Century - Part 3
This third part of the video shows the way in which the Russians tried to gain time. Soviet prisoners were thousand and the German were not planning to get to any agreement. There is reference to Hitler's feelings towards the Jews. There is footage showing the way the Jews were treated from the very beginning. There are first witnesses' accounts of former soldiers who participated in Hitler's Youth and of Jewish people who survived. There is also reference to the elimination of soviet commissars
War of The Century - Part 4
This forth part of the documentary refers to the way in which the German treated their prisoners. There is footage and you can see also Stalin's political prisoners brutally killed. The video shows Hitler's visit to former soviet territory. He orders action. Soviet's defence tactics were primitive, poorly equipped and had no training but they would be stubborn enough so as not to surrender Kiev so easily. Leningrad was surrounded and Kiev in German's hands. There is footage of the battle and f
War of The Century - Part 5
This part of the documentary shows footage of the battlefield and there are former soldiers giving their account of the event. German captured millions of soviet soldiers. Then they moved to Moscow. The defence of the capital is explained. There were attempts at peace treaties but they were not signed. Stalin was about to leave Moscow but decided to stay and defend the capital at any cost, even taking actions against his own people.
War of The Century - Part 6
This part of the documentary states that more civilians died in the east during the war than in any other part. There is footage of the artillery used and you can also see part of Stalin's speech just before the battle started. There is an explanation of the tactics and orders the red army had. Those who were not ready to obey the rules were shot. The weather grew harsh and the German were not ready for that. The German army also had to obey staying there no matter what happened.
War of The Century - Part 7
This part of the documentary explains that the German did not step backwards even when they were not able to do much due to the weather. There is reference to both groups' harsh techniques. Some Ukrainian people had welcome the German who promised to set them free from Stalin. However, they were not helped by the Nazi. On the contrary, they would take their agrarian production. There is a description of the brutal Nazi occupation. The way the Jews were killed in Ukraine is mentioned.
War of The Century - Part 8
This part of the documentary refers to the fear the Ukrainian population lived in. There was an area of Ukraine where the population was only given food if they worked for the German. Thousands starved and got no help. There is footage showing people on the streets looking for food. There are accounts of people who survived and retell what they had to do to be able to get something to eat. There is reference to the guerrilla war that took place in the forests.
War of The Century - Part 9
This part of the documentary shows how Partisan groups in Ukraine had killed any person that could be against their power even before the war. Sometimes they did it as a way to warn the rest of the population who could be against the communist regime. The Partisans were also a problem for the German who had occupied some territory. The German destroyed the Partisan's homes and they took their food. There is footage of the harsh moments and an explanation of the confrontation of different gro
War of The Century - Part 10
This tenth part of the documentary shows that Hitler was ready to end the Partisans with brutality. Chaos and terror was the result. There were raids in villages and civilians were killed. The German army killed thousands of innocents and there is documentation shown as evidence, survivors accounts and former soldiers retelling their experience
War of The Century - Part 11
Part 11 of the documentary sums up how Stalin planned to attack the German invaders in Ukraine. He had demanded action but the result was a disaster. The Soviets outnumbered the German but they were not well equipped. The video then shows how the Soviet learnt to win. Hitler is shown on his trip to the east to congratulate his troops. There is an explanation of Hitler's operation Blue to try to get hold of Stalingrad. The Germans advanced successfully but the Red army had new tactics. Few Sovi