World War I Vet Interview
Frank Buckles enlisted at age 15 to fight in World War I and at age 107 is one of the last living heroes of that conflict. He was honored in a ceremony in Arlington, Va. Kimberly. What is most interesting is his clear recollection of the incidents in World War One and the fact he survived that war and his capture in World War Two by never letting anyone tell you what to do. This video is best used as an example for students to use when they go out to do interveiws about history as a project.
Mobilizing for World War One
The many things needed for a nation to go to war. Words such as logistics need to be explained. This would be a good unit of study that ties in agriculture, too. Uses quotes to help explain Wilson's beliefs about getting involved after running on a platform of non-involvement. Propaganda used and examples given. Good video for many issues such as the Supreme Court limiting freedom.
World War I: Germans Attack U.S. Navy Boats
In this History Rewind video clip, take a step back in time to the beginning of World War 1. The repeated sinking of American ships caused President Wilson to declare war. Watch the historic black and white footage of some of the attacks, but there is no sound so it lacks depth.
United States Enters World War One
Using primary film clips, this video stresses the people and events that resulted in the United States entry into World War One. A quick summary of the war is also delivered. A word wall, map, and biographies of important people would help this video make more sense. It also shows how the treaty the Germans signed helps create a situation of unhappiness that results in the end of the Kaiser's reign.
World War II: Breaking the Deadlock in Chinese
A 49 minute video in Chinese about the First World War. This is number six in a series. It is called Breaking the Deadlock. Good for ESL Chinese classes, too.
The History of World War One 1914-1918
The History of World War One 1914-1918. This is a very short video that goes over the major events about the war. Real footage provides insights into the conditions. Good for students about the study this time period.
World War I: Americans Arrive Just in Time
The arrival of American troops helped the Allies to triumph over Germany and the Central Powers as they arrived just before the fall of Paris. Original photos and video make this attractive to students. The cost in manpower is also explained. Also discussed is the changes the war brought about in terms of women and minorities.
Causes of World War I
This two minute video shows how the First World War started. By 1914, military tensions and a series of alliances have Europe on the edge of war. In August, the fuse is lit by an assassination in Sarajevo. By war's end, more than 100 countries would be involved in the conflict. This is a good video that provides an overview of this war. Best used with map of Europe.
Inca Mummies: Secrets of the Lost World
Trek with archaeologists through the Andes and unearth the secrets of the Inca.
Severn Suzuki - The Girl Who Silenced the World - 1992 UN Conference (Rio)
Severn Suzuki, at 13 years-old, speaks in front of important world leaders and representatives of many countries. She deals with young people´s worries about our world and its future.
In A World Without Wood
This brief video segment is from Bill Nye the Science Guy - Forests episode and discusses all of the things we use wood for in our daily lives. Run time 01:02.
10 Ways the World Will End: The Big Freeze
This video shows how the next Ice Age could start and its impact on the Earth. Very well done with excellent graphics. A good way to explore the impact of global warming. Not for younger students. Shows impact of freezing on humans, too.
10 Ways the World Will End: The Big Freeze
How the ocean and its salt content can change the weather patterns and a climate change that impacts the Earth. The impact could go on for decades. Good video for a discussion.
Our World: Why are Oceans Salty?
In this NASA video segment learn how oceans were formed and what makes oceans salty. This segment also explains the differences between ocean and fresh water rivers.
It's a Beautiful World
Set to several different songs, this video begins with clean, beautiful images of the world set to the music "Its a Beautiful World". The video then moves on to images of trash (with a new short song), then a recycling message (and another short song), then what the world can be through active involvement, ending with Lennon's "Imagine" and images of the earth and the Native proverb: "We do not inherit the earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children."(2:52)
Our World: The Moon
This NASA video segment looks at the moon and its relationship to Earth. This segment takes a close look at the moon's surface, gravity, and moon phases. A demonstration is provided to help explain moon phases.
The Simplest Motor in the World
This brief video shows a motor made with only a wire and a magnet. It also uses one AAA battery. The video is from a series called "The Tabletop Explainer." Run time 02:18.
Landforms of the World
Different landforms of the world. Pictures of landforms-Plains, mountains and valleys with factual captions to go with the pictures. No sound in this video, but very informative.(Amateur video of slides and text.)
Class is in Session: The World of Retailing
Using examples from retailers in Los Angeles, CA, this video explains what retailing is, what retailers do, and why retailing is important to our society. It is part of the Class in Session series.
World War II: In Photos
As with all YouTube videos block out the comments are review carefully. Basically, this video is photos with music. The only use for this is to show the impact of war or how music can set a tone for a presentation.