'For a brief period, after the conquests of Alexander the Great, it became the most powerful state in the world' (Macedonia, Wikipedia, 2009). This history channel documentary is suitable for older middle and high school students. (WARNING: There may be scenes of war.)
Corelli, Arcangelo - Christmas Concerto
One of the most popular violinists of all time, Corelli was also a beloved seventeenth-century composer. His famous Christmas work is still played during the holiday season. Watch a performance of it in this video clip. This clip is the music over a picture of the Christmas Tree. (6:06)
Lesson on Writing a Descriptive Essay About a Place
An English lesson about writing a descriptive essay. A sample narrative essay called "My Fantasy Room" is analyzed for structure and the thesis and supporting paragraph details are discussed. The sample essay words are hard to see on the screen but the narrator describes it well.
This is a video with tips on how to get your children excited about writing a letter
Ghana Slave Dungeon
Built by European traders in the 17th century, Ghana's Cape Coast Castle was the point of departure for the countless numbers of Africans who were sent to the New World as free labor for the colonies. Join Explore founder Charles Annenberg Weingarten on a virtual tour of the slave dungeon, and witness the horrific conditions the captives were forced to endure while waiting to be sent across the Atlantic. Run time 04:31.
Slave History of Charleston
The old slave quarters of the Aiken family reveal many stories of slave life and culture in Charleston in the 19th century. Ironworking and the ability to cultivate rice are two of the many technical skills the slaves brought to the United States, contributing to Charleston's economic and rich cultural development. (05:28)
Slave Memories, Part 1 of 2
The written memories of slaves are performed by professional actors. There are scene re-enactments and actual vintage photos of some of the slaves. (08:00) Part 2 is not included here.
Timeline of the Origin of Slavery in America
Slavery and its legacy have shaped American history, from the Civil War to Reconstruction in the 1860's and 1870's to the struggle over civil rights a century later. This short video gives a timeline of the origin of slavery (Running Time 3:01).
The Abolitionist Movement
This short video discusess the development of the American Anti-Slavery Society by abolotionists and introdices you to Nat Turner, a slave who led a revolt against his owner. (0:36)
This three minute video explains how a slave ship captain, such as Luke Collingswood, had the power to do whatever was necessary to maintain control, while bringing ships of slaves across the ocean for trade. This video shows how the British people finally found out what the slave ships was like and those that testified against it, including a clergyman who was once a slave captain and later wrote Amazing Grace, John Newton.
Origins of Slavery in America
n 1619, the Dutch introduced the first captured Africans to America,
planting the seeds of a slavery system. About 20 years later slavery became legal. This video is a nice overview of how slavery became part of America's life style. It does not tell about slavery in other countries. The video should be reviewed first due to images. (03:01)
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 1
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240. (4:58)
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 2
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240--the invasion of Hungary and Poland.
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 3
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240. This episode tells of the abrupt withdrawal of the Mongol army.The film is a dramatization.
Mongol Invasion of Europe - Part 4
This documentary, which is suitable for high-school students, focuses on the Mongol campaign of 1240. This episode tells of the abrupt withdrawal of the Mongol army.
Learn How to Juggle 3 Balls
Perfect instruction on how to learn 3 ball juggling. This video shows you how to break juggling down. First start with one ball, catch it like it is a raw egg. The ball is tossed with proper form, which is explained and demonstrated. One you can juggle one ball, the video demonstrates how to use two balls which are thrown in a narrow pattern. If you can do that 10 times, you can move onto 3 balls.
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Juggling Stein Tutorial - Basic 3 Ball Juggling
-THIS VIDEO IS NOT AS MUCH A TUTORIAL AS IT A VIDEO SHOWING YOU SOME SIMPLE 3 BALL TRICKS TO GET STARTED WITH-
Ok, so you've just learned to juggle 3 balls... where do you go from there? I'll tell you where you go! You go HERE!!! Check out this video that shows you some of the best, and easiest tricks to do, so that you too can be a great juggler! Easy 3 ball tricks are shown with directions on how to do them!
Juggling Tutorial - Boston Shuffle (a.k.a. Slams)
How to do the Boston Shuffle juggling trick with 3 balls. Also known as Slams. Music: Franz Ferdinand - 'Take Me Out' -
This video demonstrates how to do the trick. Before you try this juggling trick you need to be able to do the SHOWER in both directions and the Box. The Stams is broken down into pieces with diagrams so it is easily followed.
How to Juggle 2 Balls in One Hand
How to Juggle Two Balls in One Hand - Learn how to play a two balls in one hand juggling trick. This video discusses that you should throw up from the middle of your body, once that ball reaches the peak you throw up the second ball. This should be done with both donimant and non-dominant hands.(1:03)
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How to Juggle 3 Balls in Columns
How to Juggle Three Balls in Columns - Learn a new trick on juggling three balls. the video teaches a good trick called juggling 3 balls in columns. (1:48)
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