Featured SeriesGreat Empires of the Past: Core Concepts Video Clip Library
This video clip library of 36 two-minute segments on one chaptered DVD provides a concise survey of 12 history-changing empires. Each empire is given an overview segment, including a timeline graphic to place it within the context of world history, and two additional segments that delve deeper into areas of particular importance. Connections to modern life and society are emphasised throughout, to help viewers see ancient history as a living presence in today's world.
U.S. Government - How It Works Series
This six-part series is an ideal tool for introducing and exploring key aspects of U.S. government and public policy. Using a combination of eye-catching graphics, dynamic video footage, and interviews with legal and political scholars, each episode examines the origins, history, and activities of a particular dimension of American democracy while equipping students to candidly discuss political issues...
World Revolutions For Students Series
This exciting series examines the underlying causes and dramatic effects associated with revolutions throughout world history. Join us as we explore the revolutionary philosophies and strategies of world leaders, and determine the social, political and economic conditions that helped spark popular uprisings...
The History Of Transportation Series
Illustrates the development and impact of different forms of transportation. This series of 6 video programmes has been specifically developed for classroom use and is designed to provide a clear overview of the people, concepts, and innovations that created our modern-day modes of transportation.
ABC News Classroom Edition: The Civil Rights Movement Series
Archival footage from ABC News brings you history as it really happened and provides revealing interviews, powerful documentary film clips, and lively commentary, all designed to forge connections to the people, places, and events that shaped our world. Trace the Civil Rights movement in the United States through the court cases, protests, and people that transformed American social and political history.
Life In The Middle Ages Series
What was it like to be a valiant knight, an affluent noble or a penniless serf in medieval Europe? This engaging series explores the lives of people from the Middle Ages and the complex and interesting relationships that developed among them. Remarkable facts about the housing, food, clothing and entertainment of the times are offered within the context of exciting historical reenactments and dramatic footage of European castles and medieval festivals.
Inventors Of The World Series
Take a close-up look at some of the world's greatest inventors and their landmark contributions in the fascinating Inventors of the World series. Each programme in the series provides students with an in-depth look at the process of invention through some of the monumental accomplishments and inventions of each legendary figure.