The Working Class in the Gilded Age
This video is accompanies by text. "The new industrial age and the resulting growth of the U.S. economy in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries affected nearly everyone in America. Industrial combination and concentration became the norm, with huge trusts appearing in almost every industry. The workplace was changing as machines became common and the demand for unskilled workers brought new groups into the workforce, including immigrants, women, and children. By 1920, nearly 20 perc
SAT Prep: Test 7, Section 8, Part 1
Students, improve your math SAT score! The instructor uses an electronic chalkboard to model problems. This video is appropriate for high school students. Uses a textbook (the official SAT study guide) commonly found in bookstores, but it is not absolutely necessary as the narrator does all work on the screen. Problems 1-6 starting on page 803.
The Great Pyramid - Part 4 of 7
The Great Pyramid - Ancient Wonder; Modern Mystery. How was it built? Who built it? Why was it built? This documentary, which explores the importance of the pyramids to the Egyptian civilization, is suitable for middle school and high school grades.
Excerpts From Great Expectations by Charles Dickens in Text-to-speech Voice
An excerpt from the book Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. The video shows the text from the novel while a computerized text to speech voice reads with soft music in the background.
Battlefield: Siege of Leningrad (Part 7/10)
This is the story of one of Second World War's most harrowing episodes. The 890 day siege of the Soviet Union's second city has come to epitomise the misery, suffering and savagery of the war on the Eastern Front. The city was not finally liberated by Soviet troops until 19th January 1944 - by that time 600,000 of its citizens had starved to death and 200,000 more had perished in the bombing.
Cold War: After Stalin (1953-1956) Part 3 of 5
Cold War is a twenty-four episode television documentary series about the Cold War (1945--1989). Jeremy Isaacs produced the 1998 program in a style similar to his previous series, The World at War (1973). Businessman Ted Turner created the series as a joint production between the Turner Broadcasting System and the BBC, originally broadcast on CNN in the U.S. and the BBC Two in the U.K. Kenneth Branagh. It featured interviews with leading political figures and people who witnessed and lived throu
The Monroe Doctrine
A short description (and reading of) the Monroe Doctrine.
A children oriented video with lots of facts about pengins. The two girls doing the interview might give students an idea on what they could do for a project.
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 4
This is Part 4 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. Suitable for middle school students and older. Interviews with former FBI agents and Ray himself continue the conspiracy theory. (Amateur-ish video that still gets across information to the viewer.
Who Killed Martin Luther King, Jr.? Part 5
This is Part 5 of a documentary about the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. by Michel Parbot. Suitable for middle school students and older. Former FBI agent and Ray himself are interviewed and perpetuate a conspiracy theory. (Amateur-ish video that still gets across much information to the viewer.)
Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood, a graphic novel by Tony Lee
The author, a Children's Choice Book Award finalist, reads his graphic novel, Outlaw: The Legend of Robin Hood. His voice has an English accent and his reading is enthusiastic. The viewer can turn the pages of the book by clicking on them, and can read along with the author, who is seen in a side window, reading and talking to the viewer. One of the "A Story Before Bed" author read-alouds. (8:49)
Dropping Out--The Reasons Why
Identify the warning signs before your child drops out of school.
[French For Kids] What Do They Do? Part 6
This brief video, which focuses on activities, has simple sentences spoken by a native speaker in French and the sentences are accompanied by appropriate images. The video, however, may be better served if the English translation were present, especially for beginning French learners. It is well-produced with clear sound.
In this video they discuss what domestic animals are and gives some examples of domestic animals. Some domestic animals they show are cats, dogs, horses, cows, and pigs.
ABC Phonics Song Using Sign Language
This video is an alphabet song that goes through each letter name and its accompanying sound. In addition to showing the letter and stating its name, the video also has a small child and an adult hand making the letter using sign language as well.
America's Declaration of War (WW2)
This five minute video provides the background and overview of the impact of the Japanese sneak attack on Pearl Harbor and the entry of the United States of America into World War Two. Hitler's action are also described.
Michelle Obama and Elmo Discuss Exercise
Mrs. Obama and Elmo talk about exercise on Sesame Street.
How to Read Sheet Music : How to Transition Between Bass Clef & Treble Clef
Ledger lines are used to transition from the bass clef to the treble clef. Learn how to transition between bass clef and treble clef by crossing over middle ...
President Franklin Roosevelt 1933 Inauguration
Newsreel footage of President Franklin Delano Roosevelt's first inauguration on January 20, 1933.
Museum of Chinese History
This is a video that shows some of the artifacts of Chinese origin up to late dynasties.