Prime Minister Gordon Brown Address to Congress (2009)
British Prime Minister Brown addressed a joint meeting of Congress. Discusses the current status and future of America - and the world.
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Colonist Protest British Policies before Revolutionary War
This is a good three minute video that shows some of the causes of the Revolutionary War. Students should have a timeline to go with this video. A word wall also would help. Good for all age groups.
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Americans and British Face Off in War of 1812
Shortly after gaining its independence, the United States goes to war with England over its seizure of U.S. ships and sailors. This 3:09 video does a good job of explaining the causes of the war. Spends a fair amount of time about Battle of New Orleans. A timeline of the war is needed to help understand the events. Naval battles unmentioned.
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Americans and British Face Off in War of 1812
The causes of the War of 1812 and the battles are shown in this three minute video. Many good points shown and well with viewing when studying this time period.
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The Eatwell Plate--A British version of the Food Groups
Charlie tells us how much of what we need to eat daily and uses a plate-shaped pie-chart to demonstrate it. Very flashy and quick-paced, like children's television. (9:54)
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Prime Numbers Explained
In this video the instructor uses a white board to model what prime numbers are.  Numbers 1-10 are explained and a definition of prime numbers is given.
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Prime & Composite Number Activities
This is a lesson to help students understand what prime numbers and
composite numbers by using number tables and other activities. Learn from a math teacher how to use math Jeopardy and other activities as a way to learn prime and composite numbers


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Ways to Determine a Prime Number
A prime number is a positive whole number with exactly two
factors, which are one and itself. A math teacher shows how to use multiplication tables and factor trees to help determine if a number is a prime number.

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Prime vs. Composite Numbers
In this video learn the difference between prime and composite numbers.  Examples are shown of prime and composite numbers  and a test to see which groups any number belongs to.
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British Democracy (pt. 1)
Former MP Benn gives a description of Democracy as it exists and describes efforts to take it away and to get it back. (While from a British point of view, it can easily be applied to American democracy.)

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British Democracy (pt. 3)
Former MP Benn gives a description of Democracy as it exists, how it was
gained, and describes efforts to take it away and to get it back.
(While from a British point of view, it can easily be applied to
American democracy.)

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British Democracy (pt. 4)
Former MP Benn gives a description of Democracy as it exists, how it was
gained, and describes efforts to take it away and to get it back.
(While from a British point of view, it can easily be applied to
American democracy.)

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British Democracy (pt. 5)
Former MP Benn gives a description of Democracy as it exists, how it was
gained, and describes efforts to take it away and to get it back.
(While from a British point of view, it can easily be applied to
American democracy.)

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The British Empire after World War II - The Commonwealth 1/5
This video documentary examines post-war decades of the British Empire. It starts with the coronation of Queen Elizabeth II, then talks about its legacy in its former territories. There is reference to Britain no longer being an Empire but a commonwealth of nations. People needed a new life after WWII.

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The British Empire after World War II - The Commonwealth 2/5
Many families migrate from England to Australia in luxurious liners that were a way to attract migration. There are primary sources read out. Written witness' accounts that show what people felt and thought when they arrived in Australia. There was a lot of employment available. Immigrants started a new life, with better salaries. There is reference to racism in Australia. Only white immigrants were allowed. There was also racism against native Australian aborigines.
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The British Empire after World War II - The Commonwealth 3/5
This history channel documentary refers to Aborigines in Australia who suffered from unemployment and many other consequences of discrimination. In Canada Indians are also victim of discrimination. Esquimos are encouraged by the government to live is small settlements. There are accounts of people of the time read out. Indigenous people struggle against the legacy of the Empire. In Africa, the natives have also suffered harsh reality. South Africa becomes independent and Aparthaid is strong. The
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The British Empire after World War II - The Commonwealth 4/5
This part of the documentary show civil war in Rhodesia and how civilians are involved. In 1980 Britain's Empire in Africa is over. Back in the 1960, the video shows how Caribean people were called to Ingland to work. However, there is resistance in society. They resent black immigrants. Most immigrants are offered poor jobs regardless of their trainning. Later, policies do not admit any more blacks. In the 1960's Asian immigrants arrive. Again, there is resistance from the population. There is
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The British Empire after World War II - The Commonwealth 5/5
This part of the History channel documentary refers to the 1990's, when Britatin hands in Hong Kong to China. The two world wars had weakened the Empire and in only 20 years the Empire gave the territories back to its people. The positive legacies of the Empire are named. The negative legacy is exemplified with the situation between India and Pakistan. Also in Rhodesia the attack to white farms has affected the population supply of food. The legacy is also seen in England and its diversity which
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Tension Between the Colonists and British
This short cartoon uses humor to address the different issues which caused tension between the colonists and British and lead to the Revolutionary War.  Both sides are covered. The 1765 Stamp Act,Townsend Act, French and Indian War are all briefly mentioned. Runtime 01:24.
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British Empire during Victorian Era - slide show
A slide show with background music. It shows images of queen Victoria and maps of the places that became part of the British Empire during the Victorian era. There are events listed and the dates when the occupations took place.(Amateur video)

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