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Historical Disasters

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Violent Earth
From snagfilms.com, produced by National Geographic
Where and when the next mega disaster will strike —volcanic eruption, earthquake, tsunami or hurricane—is the focus of VIOLENT EARTH.  Join tsunami scientist Jose Borrero of the University of Southern California on his trip to visit Banda Aceh with a... [more]
September 18, 2011 at 06:29 PM
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Ages: 8 - 18
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The Black Death
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The Black Death was the worst plague to strike medieval Europe, leaving millions dead and irrevocably changing the social and economic landscape. This 2:30 long video is an excellent overview including how the Jews were slaughtered as they were false... [more]
October 1, 2011 at 09:20 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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The Black Death - Part 1 of 2
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In the year 1347, an Asian horde of Mongolian warriors fell upon Europe bringing with them a new and deadly disease that nearly wiped out all of Europe's inhabitants. This seven minute video shows how the sickness spread and uses good images and prov... [more]
October 6, 2011 at 05:58 PM
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Ages: 18 - 18
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Darfur Diaries: Message From Home
From snagfilms.com, produced by Jen Marlowe
The documentary Darfur Diaries: Message from Home features interviews with many victims of the devastating genocide taking place in the area. The filmmakers seek to shine some light on this dark chapter in human history, encouraging people to make a ... [more]
September 29, 2011 at 12:25 AM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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The Last Survivor
From snagfilms.com, produced by Michael Pertnoy
The Last Survivor is a character-based, feature-length documentary film that presents the stories of genocide Survivors and their struggle to make sense of tragedy by working to educate, motivate and foster a civic response to these horrific acts. Fo... [more]
September 28, 2011 at 11:24 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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Top 10 Lost Civilizations
From answers.com, produced by Answer.com
This fast moving two minute video uses images and graphic to show where these diverse civilizations thrived and some of their notable achievements before they disappeared.
April 2, 2012 at 11:00 PM
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Ages: 10 - 18
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The Lost City of Atlantis [1/4]
From YouTube, produced by History Channel
This nine minute video provides students a look at possible sites of the city of Atlantis. Part of a series on Mystery Quest. Shows students how scientists work and deal with proving one's beliefs.
November 11, 2011 at 09:21 PM
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Ages: 7 - 18
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The Influenza Pandemic of 1918
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Scientists have built an organism from scratch in an experiment that raises questions about the very nature of life and this two minute video explains how it came to happen and its impact.
November 22, 2011 at 09:22 PM
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Ages: 13 - 18
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B-25 Crashes Into Empire State Building
From history.com, produced by history channel
At 9:49 a.m. on Saturday, July 28, 1945, a B-25 Mitchell bomber, lost in fog over Manhattan, slammed into the 79th floor of the Empire State Building, killing 14 people and injuring two dozen. A couple of hours later, a Mutual Broadcasting System rep... [more]
August 18, 2012 at 11:14 PM
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Ages: 11 - 18
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Engineering Disasters - Early Disasters
From history.com, produced by Modern Marvels
The oldest written handbook was the code of Hammurabi,which contained the building codes.Also, that in 1284 the roof of the cathedral collapsed due to lack of building codes. The video provides a brief overview of these ancient disasters. This is bet... [more]
February 26, 2012 at 09:35 PM
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