Museum of Chinese History
This is a video that shows some of the artifacts of Chinese origin up to late dynasties.
The Chinese Inventions and Its Impact on Western Culture
This video is an introduction that lasts 5 minutes, but the whole video is (58:43). It shows the development of China and its people both in terms of geography, the culture, and history as a background to its inventions. Students would benefit from having a map of the country to help show where certain events occur. A good overview video for studying China.
This seven minute video does an excellent job of showing students the culture and events of the Shang Dynasty using a lecture format. There are many graphics to add depth to the understanding of this period of time in China.
Where Did It Come From: Ancient China - The Personal Weapon
This two minute video shows how these weapons came into being. The video explains how some of the weapons worked and the thinking about them.
The First Emperor: The Man Who Made China (Part 4)
This video is a documentary which tells the story of Qin Shi Huang, who ascended to the throne at age 13. Under his reign the first version of the Great Wall was constructed. For high school students. CAUTION: There are battle scenes--which may be too graphic for some viewers.
The Emperor Who Made China
This two minute video provides an overview of the First Emperor of China and some of his accomplishments.
U.S. Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony - Dalai Lama
On October 17, 2007, His Holiness the Dalai Lama was awarded a Congressional Gold Medal by the Congress and the President of the United States of America. Following the ceremony, the Dalai Lama spoke.
Cold War: The Wall Comes Down - part 4/5
Part 4 of 5 about the significance of the Berlin Wall and its destruction during the Cold War years.
Cold War: The Wall Comes Down - part 5/5
Part 5 of 5 about the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Cold War: The Wall Comes Down - part 1/5
Part 1 of 5 about the Berlin Wall and its impact and significance during the Cold War.
Who Invented Geometry?
A brief video explaining that geometry was invented or formalized by the ancient Greeks about 4,000 years ago. A math teacher explains who invented geometry using a whiteboard as a visual in the video. The narrators speech is shown as text on the bottom of the screen.
Who Invented Division?
In this video a mathematics instructor explains that division was invented thousands of years ago, but was formalized by the ancient Egyptians. The mathematics instructor discusses who invented division and the division process.
History of the Time Line of Mathematics
This lesson by a mathematics istructor explains that the time line of mathematics begins more than 50,000 years ago with the Neanderthal man. The instructor shows and explains a time line of mathematics on a whiteboard.
Who Were the First People to Use Math?
A mathematics instructor explains that the first people to use math were the ancient people of prehistory. Learn about the origin of math and who were the first people to use math.
Who Invented Calculus?
In this video learn that calculus was invented by either Newton or Leibnitz in the late 17th century. A mathematics instructor uses a white board to aide in his presentation about who invented calculus and discusses their methods.
Mormanism Exposed Part 2
Witnessing to Mormans...
I Wiggle My Fingers - King County Library System
In this video, a librarian recites the fingerplay "I Wiggle My Fingers", which helps children to get ready to listen to a story. NOTE: volume must be turned up a lot to hear her voice. (00 :15)
Civil Rights Legislation
This video is accompanied by text. "Following the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Jr., on November 22, 1963, Vice President Lyndon Baines Johnson mournfully assumed the role of the nation's leader. Johnson, a former senator from Texas, served as the Senate Democratic Leader for most of his congressional career. His political role model was Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and Johnson openly followed Roosevelt's push for social welfare reform..." ( Video is well done and professionally
Civil Rights Movement (1955-1968)
Very short documentary focuses on this brief period in civil rights history.
Maccabees, Part 7
This is an animated biography of the Macabees from the Discovery Channel Education series. This series is aimed at older elementary school children.