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From teachertube.com, produced by Teachers Tube
This is a 16 minute video about Justinian the Great and what he ruled and accomplished and ruled with his wife Theodora. Provides good depth. Be well aware of the ad at the beginning. This video may not be appropriate for all ages. Teacher preview ne... [more]
September 30, 2011 at 11:17 PM
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Ages: 9 - 18
Andes Mummies: Chachapoya Tombs
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This 3:44 minute video shows the history of the Chacahpoyas, their culture, architecture, and influences on the surrounding neighbors and  about how they revered their dead and the tombs they built. A good video to gain insights into where they lived... [more]
April 4, 2011 at 11:30 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
CC Timeline Hand Motions 2012
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Hand motions for Classical Conversations historical timeline.  (15:18)
May 16, 2013 at 06:37 PM
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Ages: 5 - 18
Was Atlantis Located in Ancient Greece?
From history.com, produced by History Channel
This Lost Worlds video is about new evidence that Atlantis is located in Crete, Greece. The Palace of Cyanosis was recently found on the island. The palace is the closest match found yet to Plato's descriptions of Atlantis. Students would benefit f... [more]
November 29, 2010 at 11:38 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
King Tut's Tomb
From nationalgeographic.com
This 3:50 minute video is a recreation of the life of King Tut and the mystery of what caused his death. A mystery format. Students are going to like this video and it shows what science can do to solve such mysteries.
September 6, 2010 at 12:13 AM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Stories from the Stone Age - 14 of 15
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This ten-minute video deals with burial traditions and the building of unique structures as well as the start of a society that has priests and workers. As well, the metal work is shown as part of their symbols of wealth. The video has some images th... [more]
February 20, 2012 at 10:23 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
The Fall of Constantinople
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This 8:22 video explains how, in 1453, the Ottoman conquered the Byzantine Empire's capital, Constantinople. The conquering was lead by Sultan Mehmed II of the Ottoman Empire. There isn't any narration and the text movies rapidly so the video may nee... [more]
November 6, 2011 at 02:48 PM
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Ages: 6 - 18
From kids.nationalgeographic.com, produced by National Geographic
A short video on the history of the ancient Mesopotamia society.
November 26, 2010 at 06:57 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
Exploring the World of Ancient Civilizations
From teachingchannel.org, produced by The Teaching Channel
Lesson ObjectiveUse gallery walks to give key information about ancient civilizations.  Questions to ConsiderHow does the gallery walk make students feel more accountable for quality work?How does this lesson allow students to learn lots of informati... [more]
January 16, 2012 at 12:47 PM
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Engineering the Taj Mahal
From history.com, produced by History Channel
The Taj Mahal is a marvel of engineering that was built as a mausoleum for the wife of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Today, the Taj Mahal is one of the world’s most beautiful structures. (3:52)
February 23, 2012 at 06:00 PM
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