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Digital collage. Superimposed heads of James Madison and Thomas Jefferson on the bodies of 2 men with arms around each other. Text overlay reads, "B, F, Fs 4 eva." Caption. His best friend was Thomas Jefferson.
60-Second Presidents
Episode 2
1 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Digital collage with James Monroe wrapped in an American flag and a number 1 foam hand that reads, "U, S, A." Black and white image of crowd waving American flags in background. Caption. His presidency was called the Era of Good Feelings.
60-Second Presidents
Episode 4
1 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Digital collage. John Adams' head superimposed on Christmas elf's body standing in front of Massachusetts State House. Speech bubble reads, "Go Sawks!" Caption. Female as narrator. John Adams was a grumpy, frumpy principled lawyer from Boston.
60-Second Presidents
Episode 5
1 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Painting of Thomas Jefferson with an exaggerated head. He stands in a room filled with men, some surrounding a table with books and papers. Speech bubble reads, "Take that King George!" Caption. Tom took the lead on the Declaration of Independence.
60-Second Presidents
Episode 6
1 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Dark frame shows a shadowy figure standing indoors. Text at the bottom of the frame reads, "Reenactment."
54 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white portrait of Thomas Jefferson. Caption. Among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
13 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of weathered Constitution on parchment with handwritten script that reads, "We the people," in large script at top.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 1
29 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white photo of Abraham Lincoln wearing a top hat and flanked by men in uniform. Large tent and trees in background.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 2
26 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Mottled black and white photo of 3 Native Americans with white tipis in background.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 3
28 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white illustration of early 20th century woman with her arm raised to the side. She faces a man in a top hat as he leans toward her with his hand up. Another man reclines and opens his mouth as if shouting in background.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 4
27 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of front page of newspaper with headline that reads, "Supreme Court Strikes Out School Segregation as Against Constitution."
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 5
28 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white frame of Martin Luther King, Junior gesturing out as he speaks at a podium with several microphones. A crowd of men stands behind him, many wearing white caps.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 6
27 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Faded still frame of men in wide-brimmed hats, bent over and working in a field.
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 7
27 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Side view of Barack Obama standing at a lectern with crowds in the background holding blue signs that read, "Change."
A History of Civil Rights in America
Episode 8
29 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Red and white stripes of U, S flag with overlay of the U, S Constitution. Text overlay reads, Constitutional Reform and Controversy.
A History of the U.S. Constitution
Episode 8
29 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Red and white stripes of U, S flag with overlay of the U, S Constitution. Text overlay reads, Founding the Constitution.
A History of the U.S. Constitution
Episode 2
27 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of the Constitution with red and white stripes superimposed over it. Title card reads, "Testing the Constitution."
A History of the U.S. Constitution
Episode 4
29 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Red and white stripes of U, S flag with overlay of the U, S Constitution. Text overlay reads, The Constitution in a Changing World.
A History of the U.S. Constitution
Episode 7
27 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Red and white stripes of U, S flag with overlay of the U, S Constitution. Text overlay reads, The Constitution is Expanded.
A History of the U.S. Constitution
Episode 6
29 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Red and white stripes of U, S flag with overlay of the U, S Constitution. Text overlay reads, The Constitution Survives.
A History of the U.S. Constitution
Episode 5
30 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Red and white stripes of U, S flag with overlay of the U, S Constitution. Text overlay reads, The Seeds of the Constitution.
A History of the U.S. Constitution
Episode 1
28 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Red and white stripes of U, S flag with overlay of the U, S Constitution. Text overlay reads, Writing the Constitution and the Bill of Rights.
A History of the U.S. Constitution
Episode 3
27 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man dressed as Abraham Lincoln stands sideways in front of a sunlit window, looking down at a small book. Framed portrait hangs on wall next to window.
25 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A senior man in a striped shirt and suspenders opens mouth in mid-speech and faces a young man in a suit jacket while standing in front of an open doorway. Caption. Lincoln was still interested in politics.
America's Journey Through Slavery
Season 0 / Ep 5
13 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 10
Still image from: Advanced Placement Human Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth--Industrialization and Economic Development
Advanced Placement Human Geography: Making Sense of Planet Earth
Episode 7
29 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Water rushes through rocks in the Fridley creek. Caption: when it's severely icing, it's a hostile environment.
19 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Rectangle with two boxes. One labeled, "Yes," has a check mark and the other labeled, "No" is empty. American flag backdrop. Caption. Voting is a powerful right and important responsibility.
All About the Holidays
Episode 18
1 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Rendering of a tattered Betsy Ross flag with circle of stars in the upper left corner and faded red and white stripes.
All About the Holidays
Episode 19
1 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Sepia toned image of a cemetery lined with rows of blank headstones. Title bar reads, "May 30, 1838."
All About the Holidays
Episode 16
1 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Collaged illustration of Revolutionary War soldiers manning cannons. A map as backdrop. Caption. Male as Narrator. The third Monday in April is Patriot's Day.
All About the Holidays
Episode 28
1 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
2 individuals in uniform face away from camera and salute an image of George Washington. An American flag fills the background. Superimposed title card reads, "1880s."
All About the Holidays
Episode 14
58 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Collage of men and women in military uniform standing below a document titled, "Veteran's Day." Image of Congress in session as backdrop. Caption. To recognize all soldiers who serve in war and peace.
All About the Holidays
Episode 23
1 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Senior woman stands in a crowd of people reaching towards something that is not visible in frame. In the foreground, a woman's hand in a blue latex glove. Caption. Where he learned about morality and economics.
10 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Group of men wearing turbans and belted woolen tunics ride horses while using bows and arrows.
Ancient Discoveries
Season 6 / Ep 7
44 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Ancient History: The Greek City-State and Democracy
Ancient History
Episode 1
27 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Video of Nate with a chalk frame drawn around it is superimposed on a blackboard background on the left side of the screen, and a statue of a Roman emperor is on the right. Caption. "To put his face on the Roman coin."
Artrageous With Nate
Season 0 / Ep 23
8 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Barack Obama wearing black winter coat. Caption. I stand before you today to announce my candidacy.
50 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Michelle Obama stands at a podium at a political rally. People hold campaign signs behind her. Caption. And Barack says that our greatest challenge.
1 hours 49 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Woman crosses a crosswalk using a wheelchair. A ramp leads from the street to the sidewalk in front of her where a child is standing.
28 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
2 people seated at a shared desk covered in papers. They are both holding phone receivers up to their ears. Caption. Coordinating recovery efforts and providing resistance.
Democracy In America
Episode 8
28 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white cartoon of Al Capone in silhouette against an open prison door lined with bars.
Butterfly Effect
Season 2 / Ep 5
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Animation of a woman wearing Victorian clothing looking towards the skyline in 1918 London. Caption. Have won the right to vote.
Butterfly Effect
Season 2 / Ep 8
25 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man sits on a red scooter and turns his head to look over his shoulder. 3 men gather beneath trees in the background. Caption. Florencia and Yurani's dilemma isn't just that of professionals.
Life On The Edge
Season 0 / Ep 4
26 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Still image from: Checks and Balances
10 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Woman, man and two children crouch down and huddle together on the ground. Caption. Stay down, stay down.
44 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of rice blades, some flowering. Caption. Rice is easily the most important crop.
13 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man wearing a police officer's uniform stands behind a podium, speaking to an audience of officers. Caption. And also for the protection of their rights.
Democracy In America
Episode 1
28 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man wearing a dark uniform and bike helmet raises his arms up, bending them at the elbow like he's making a muscle. Caption. It also values public order and safety.
Democracy In America
Episode 4
28 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Group of Black, White, and Brown teenagers walking down a school hallway. Caption. Farmville has become a model for integrated schools.
Democracy In America
Episode 5
28 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Old sepia-toned map shows property lines with parcels numbered and geographic features noted on map.
Civilization: Is the West History?
Episode 3
47 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Senior man in a black judge's gown sits in a courtroom setting. He holds a pen in one hand and gazes down at the desk in front of him.
1 hour 0 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Black and white frame of judge facing crowded courtroom gallery. Caption. The sooner we get started, the better chance we have.
1 hours 10 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 12 -
Man wears a dark polo with the word "staff" printed on it. His eyebrows are slightly raised and his mouth is open mid-speech. Caption. Talking about our friends in Signers' Hall.
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 5
14 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a man wearing a dark polo. He smiles and speaks to camera. Caption. Out of the government's dollars and cents.
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 6
22 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman stands in the middle of 3 3D digital buildings representing the U, S, Legislative Branch, Judicial Branch, and Executive Branch.
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 1
21 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 10
Painting of men creating the U, S Constitution. Some are standing, others are seated, and 1 sits at a table partially covered in papers with a book, inkwell, and quill pen on the other side. Caption. And how they handled those concerns.
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 2
21 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 10
People with sacks covering their faces and phrases such as "Greed" and "Self Interest" written on their shirts stand next to a person wearing Earth with a face over their head. 1st Earth Day April 22, 1970 Caption: It was the first celebration of Earth Day,
Constitution Hall Pass
Episode 3
27 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 10
Closeup of 1 man speaking to another with a serious, narrow-eyed expression. Caption. Where you'll see how we check a bag of cans.
Curiosity Quest
Season 5 / Ep 8
26 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Cyberchase cartoon. Matt, Jackie, Inez, Digit and a boy with orange hair and a pale blue face stand and look at a sign attached to a chain link fence that reads, "Public Hearing Today." Caption. Public hearing on this space today.
Cyberchase
Season 10 / Ep 4
28 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Closeup of brown script on a tan background. Script reads, "July 4, 1776. United States of America.
44 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man stands in command hatch of a green army tank among row of tanks. Caption. A war which illustrates how appeasing a bully can fail.
11 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
3 young children, 2 girls and 1 boy, gather around a school locker. Caption. Maybe you should go into the office and ask.
Democracy It Is!
Episode 1
59 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 4
Young man and woman stand on a T, V set staged to look like a schoolyard. The man holds up a stack of posters. Caption. When we're fully informed, we make better decisions.
Democracy It Is!
Episode 2
59 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Group of adult men and women seated in chairs at city hall.
30 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Woman wearing a white blouse sits on a bench and gazes at camera. Young girl sits next to her and smiles broadly.
1 hours 13 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Profile of a teenage boy working on a computer. Caption. Illegal downloads occur in many forms.
26 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Black and white cartoon of 2 men and a woman standing in a row before a large hand that holds up a paper that reads, "Ballot" with a check mark beneath.
2 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup on lined yellow paper and person's hand holding a writing instrument. Caption. Voting in this country is a 2 step process.
Democracy In America
Episode 13
28 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Tryptic of a coral reef, ice shelf, and seal on a beach. Caption:  Endangered Species Act. Caption: under the U.S. Endangered Species Act.
Endangered Ocean
Episode 7
2 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Industrial smokestack releasing pollution into the air as seen from below. Caption: And most people worry about environmental pollution
17 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Korean man dressed in black looking off camera. Caption. Norberg as narrator. In desperation, Dae Sung Kim fled North Korea.
15 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a traffic light at night with the red light illuminated. Caption. They have to follow the speed limit signs.
Exploring Communities
Episode 3
6 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Black and white frame shows a group of men dressed in colonial-era clothing, carrying rifles at their side. Caption. In April of 1775, a small band of colonists called militiamen.
Exploring Our Nation
Episode 6
17 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Closeup of a white protest sign that reads, "Stop Racism Now" in red bold block letters. Caption. Does not mean that the government.
Exploring Our Nation
Episode 3
16 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Nineteenth century black and white photo of a group of Black adults and children standing against a house. Caption. It was ratified in 1868.
Exploring Our Nation
Episode 4
12 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Low shot of several men in American revolutionary-era clothing walking in a group with rifles at their side. Caption. This led to protests.
Exploring Our Nation
Episode 5
10 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
2 men dressed in shirts that read F, B, I Evidence Response Team look through the open trunk of a white sedan. Text overlay reads, "Search and seizure must be reasonable." Caption. And that there can be no action without probable cause.
Exploring Our Nation
Episode 2
16 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of man speaking on corded telephone with index finger of other hand pointing up. Caption. Let's raise and fix our prices.
27 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 10
Man wearing a suit sits at a table opposite a panel of city council members. Beside him, a stenographer takes notes.
28 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Wide shot of the inside of the U, S Senate chamber taken from the second floor looking down, showing senators seated at desks arranged in a half moon formation. Caption. What they saw as a federal abuse of power.
Democracy In America
Episode 3
28 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white photo of a crowd of dozens of men standing at the factory gates. Caption. American factories worked to capacity to fill the demand.
Economics U$A
Episode 6
28 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Cloeup frame of man in front of black menu board with fuchsia pink writing. Caption. To close, restaurant.
12 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Wide multi-lane highway curves through an urban city with several tall buildings.
28 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Visualization of the U, S branches of government. Green arrows lead from Legislative to Executive and Judicial. A red arrow leads from the Judicial to Executive. Background is a collage of government terms like, Checks and Balances, and Gridlock.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 1
13 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dr. Andrew Rudalevige faces camera next to text that reads, "Political Action Committee. Noun. An organization that raises money privately to influence elections or legislation."
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 10
12 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Graph shows Government Spending in trillions of U,S dollars. The Y-axis has a scale of 0 to 4. The x-axis has a scale of the years 1800 to 2015. A red line gradually increases from 1800 to W,W,2 but only slightly above 0.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 11
12 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Simple icon of the capitol building next to text that reads, "Testing food, drugs, and other consumer products." The background is a transparent image of a scientist doing lab tests.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 12
15 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dr. Andrew Rudalevige faces camera next to an email message that reads, "To, Bowdoin College. Re, More Founding Principles!" The body of the email is empty and there is a send button at the bottom.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 13
14 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dr. Andrew Rudalevige faces camera and gestures with both hands slightly up and bent at the elbow. The backdrop is a closeup of parchment.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 14
14 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dr. Andrew Rudalevige faces camera and gestures with both hands up and bent at elbow. The backdrop is a collage of old newspapers. The prominent headline reads, "Women win right to vote in suffragette victory. Nineteenth Amendment ratified!"
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 15
11 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Color illustration of a multi-story factory with 3 smokestacks. Text overlay reads, "Refined 98% of sugar sold in U, S." The name E, C Knight is visible at the bottom right corner.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 2
12 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of parchment with cursive writing just barely visible in the top right corner.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 3
11 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dr. Andrew Rudalevige stands in front of a black and white photo backdrop of F, D, R doing a fireside chat and a portrait photo John F. Kennedy that has been placed at the bottom of the frame.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 4
12 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dr. Andrew Rudalevige faces camera with a confused expression on his face. Next to him, a text box reads, "Certiorari. Noun. A writ or order by which a higher court reviews a decision of a lower court."
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 5
11 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dr. Andrew Rudalevige stands in front of camera, gesturing out with both hands. Behind him, a black and white collage of a baby crying and another baby looking just off camera.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 6
12 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Mind map chart shows a central circle, labeled Media's Effects, branching off in 3 directions to 3 circles labeled Framing, Agenda Setting, and Priming.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 7
11 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Portrait photos of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney with text on image that reads, "129 million 237 thousand 647 people voted in 2012 U, S Presidential Election."
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 8
15 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Dr. Andrew Rudalevige faces camera with a video frame next to him in the shape of a T, V set. The image on the T, V shows several teenagers wearing white blindfolds.
Founding Principles: American Governance in Action
Episode 9
13 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of man with harbor and skyscrapers behind him, speaking. Caption. Hong Kong was leased to Britain as a colony.
19 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Todd, the narrator for the Getting a Job series, faces camera and uses sign language. Next to him, an image of a front door that reads, "Vocational Rehabilitation Service Center." Caption. To fit your individual needs and employment interests.
Getting a Job! for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Episode 4
7 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Todd, the narrator for the Getting a Job series, faces camera and uses sign language. Next to him, a digital illustration of an exit sign with the word Future. Caption. One-Stop Career Centers offer many excellent services.
Getting a Job! for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Episode 5
8 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Todd, the narrator for the Getting a Job series, faces camera and uses sign language. Next to him, an image of a piece of paper with the title Social Security Benefits. Caption. And I want you to learn more about the options that you have.
Getting a Job! for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Episode 6
11 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Todd, the narrator for the Getting a Job series, faces camera and uses sign language. Next to him, an image of a man using a wheelchair. Caption. And I want you to learn more about the options that you have.
Getting a Job! for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Episode 8
3 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Todd, the narrator for the Getting a Job series, faces camera and uses sign language. Next to him, an image of a social security card. Caption. And I want you to learn more about the options that you have.
Getting a Job! for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Episode 7
8 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Todd, the narrator for the Getting a Job series, faces camera and uses sign language. Next to him, an image of a ticket with the word, Success. Caption. And I want you to learn more about the options that you have.
Getting a Job! for Students Who Are Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Episode 9
7 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Cartoon. Actual image of the top of the Emancipation Proclamation in color, showing a portrait of Lincoln with a laurel leaf border and 2 American flags waving in the breeze. Caption. January 1, 1863, I sent out the Emancipation Proclamation.
Getting To Know The U.S. Presidents
Episode 4
20 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Painting. Leutze's Washington Crossing the Delaware showing Washington in a rowboat with several men. He's looking out ahead across the water with an American flag waving in the wind behind him. Caption. That was the leader I was willing to be.
Getting To Know The U.S. Presidents
Episode 1
16 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Cartoon. A gray-haired man wearing formal colonial clothing holds up a finger, pointing at an actual portrait painting of President John Adams. Caption. I played an important role in the American Revolution.
Getting To Know The U.S. Presidents
Episode 2
17 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Black and white illustration of Jefferson and 4 others gathered around a small table looking at a handwritten document. Caption. And they chose me to write a Declaration of Independence.
Getting To Know The U.S. Presidents
Episode 3
20 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Man wearing a military uniform hands a large bag of supplies to a man dressed in civilian clothes standing next to a military supply vehicle.
Democracy In America
Episode 15
28 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Cartoon of a woman holding a stack of history books smiles down at a child who looks back with arms shrugging up to the side. Caption. No girl president? Ever? Grace asked.
11 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 6
Crowds of people fill the front of the Capitol building, as people exit through the front doors. Caption. And in 2000, the presidency of the United States.
22 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Black and white photo of Nixon standing behind a decorated podium and speaking into the microphone. Caption. To campaign in every state, including Alaska and Hawaii.
20 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 10
Cartoon of a man and woman standing behind a podium with the presidential crest, red and blue balloons dropping from the ceiling. Caption. If the President dies or is unable to hold office.
16 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 6
Color illustration. Girl dressed in blue with red ringlets, holding a doll. Caption. When Esther was 8, she watched her mother.
17 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Black and white photo of a small book with an ornate border and a metal lock. Text on the screen reads, "I was born in Mexico, but..."
12 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Wide shot of crowded vehicle and pedestrian street in India. Caption. Held steadily at 7% in the 10-year span.
14 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a coin sorting basin that is filled to the top by a pipe dropping coins into it. Caption. All the coins come here to be counted.
49 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Group of Black people carrying signs, march together with the U, S Capitol building in the distant background. Caption. To advance an anti-poverty agenda.
Democracy In America
Episode 14
28 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A cartoon shows Benjamin Franklin sleeping on a bed. Sunlight pours into the room through an open window.
It's Okay to Be Smart
Season 8 / Ep 5
12 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man in witness box with suited man looking at him in a courtroom setting. Caption. Did you have them on at the same time of the accident.
17 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Mitch McConnell stands at the podium in the U, S Senate chamber speaking into the microphone with several senators at their desks. Caption. Expect their elected legislators to be their advocates.
Democracy In America
Episode 6
28 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Young woman with short auburn hair and black suit jacket shakes the hand of a man. His fingers are crossed behind his back, hidden from her view.
30 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Woman in a suit stands in shadow with hands clasped at waist and lips parted as she speaks. Caption. As governor, it's up to me to decide.
Living News Classroom Discussion Clips
Episode 3
2 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Park ranger stands with his hands clasped at his waist. An American flag hangs in the background. Caption. Of the signing of the Constitution.
Living News Classroom Discussion Clips
Episode 1
3 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Young woman in tie-dyed shirt with sunglasses on her head smiles and holds a box of cigarettes. Caption. I'm like, "Mr. Choplick, how ya doin'?"
Living News Classroom Discussion Clips
Episode 2
2 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 10
3 Asian women smiling with 1 waving. Caption. Toward a better life is undeniable.
16 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white frame of a man with a serious expression, arm draped around a smiling woman. Caption. This is no time for cheap publicity, Mr. McConnell.
2 hours 2 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a man wearing small silver eyeglasses and a white and blue striped shirt. Greenery is in the background. Caption. So they're utterly dependent on processed food.
Nourish Short Films
Episode 34
1 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a man with small glasses, a white and blue striped shirt, and greenery in the background. White text in the bottom left reads, "Michael Pollan, author and journalist." Caption. We can vote with our forks, which will have a huge effect.
Nourish Short Films
Episode 26
1 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Museum Access: American Heritage Museum
Museum Access
Season 4 / Ep 6
28 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Bronze statue of a man in uniform holding his belt. On the wall behind him is a star below text that reads, "In honor of those members of the Office of Strategic Services who gave their lives in the service of their country."
Museum Access
Season 2 / Ep 4
28 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Street-view of a concrete multi-story office building surrounded by other similar buildings. The front has 6 tall, Roman-style columns with American flags on either side.
Museum Access
Season 3 / Ep 1
28 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Painted statue of a policeman in full uniform kneeling next to a sitting German Shepherd police dog. The statue is inside a museum.
Museum Access
Season 3 / Ep 3
25 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Museum Access: West Point Military Museum
Museum Access
Season 4 / Ep 2
28 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon closeup on an iron archway that reads Dog Farm. At the center is a side view of a black dog, chin raised, tail curling back. Caption. Sound of light jazz music.
23 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 6
Senior man looks slightly off camera in an outdoor setting opening his mouth slightly as if in mid-speech. Caption. Real hurt and real anger.
8 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman in black turtleneck tucks head slightly and purses lips. Caption. Was to hope to push the jury to decide the death penalty.
Aging Out
Season 0 / Ep 6
1 hours 26 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Men wearing militia uniforms stand in a line, rifles by their side pointing up. Caption. The congress also asked colonists to start a militia.
14 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Bearded middle-aged man in a brick-walled room with large steel frame windows. Caption. Acting as a sort of global policeman.
16 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Male politician walks on to a stage with a podium, shaking hands with a man in a business suit. A crowd of people in the audience hold up Bush signs. Caption. Because parties organize broad coalitions of people to recruit.
Democracy In America
Episode 12
28 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
United States Constitution in original form. On screen is the text of the First Amendment to the Constitution written in black.
Politics on Point
Episode 1
3 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Computer graphic of the state of Ohio and a scroll that reads, "Ohio's First Constitution 1803." In the background on the left is a detailed map of Ohio, and on the right is a photo of the Ohio capitol building above the seal of the governor of Ohio.
Politics on Point
Episode 2
3 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
2 black and white photos. The left photo shows the Ohio Statehouse, which is domed and has many pillars around the perimeter. The right photo shows the Greek Revival Building, which has a circular second story and many pillars around the perimeter.
Politics on Point
Episode 3
3 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Screenshot of Camp David, Maryland from Google Earth. A computer graphic of a red push pin is dropped over the location.
Politics on Point
Episode 4
3 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Several privacy booths used for voting in U, S elections are lined up. They have American flags with the word "vote" in blue painted on them. Caption. Our most important right as citizens.
Politics on Point
Episode 5
2 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Person crouched down by the water's edge washing shoes and other items. Caption: are endangering the lives of millions of people.
32 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Earth as seen from space. Caption: (narrator) Planet Earth is awash in renewable energy.
Earth: The Operators' Manual
Episode 2
53 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man wearing a business suit holds a metal rod and faces towards camera. Behind him, a factory floor with a few workers seated at desks. Caption. It is productivity that holds the supply side together.
Economics U$A
Episode 11
28 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Wide side angle exterior view of the U, S Capitol building, showing the entrance and dome. Caption. And Congress was under pressure to get it moving again.
Democracy In America
Episode 11
28 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Sepia-toned illustration of eighteenth century people working at a printing press. Caption. The invention that arguably began the Information Age.
11 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Blonde woman in a patterned blouse talks to a short teenage girl and a tall teenage boy in front of a gray wall with a piece of purple abstract art. Caption. I have a master's of laws in taxation.
Real Life 101
Season 0 / Ep 20
19 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Closeup of a teenage boy with short dark hair in a black shirt sitting in a dark room with slits of light peeking through the vertical blinds. Caption. Or the cop will give you a curfew ticket.
Real Life Teens
Episode 9
18 minutes 17 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Black and white photo of person walking through a room with a slotted roof, sun shining through the slats. Caption. But what they came to see was.
15 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a wooden gavel and block with a black and red hardcover book in the faded background.
28 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Closeup of a pair of hands typing on a computer keyboard. 1 hand has a wedding ring and a wristwatch on it.
Science Nation
Episode 80
2 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a tattoo artist's hand wearing a white latex glove and using a tattoo pen machine to ink an intricate design on a person's forearm.
30 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Title card on blue background reads, "Communism is a system of social and political organization that calls for a classless society in which all property is owned by the community and everyone is equal."
Social Studies Video Vocab
Episode 3
2 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Black and white image of people crowded together in an outdoor space. Spanish caption. Implementar los ideales del comunismo era difícil.
Social Studies Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 3
2 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Title card on blue background reads, "Confederal government. System of government in which power is shared by a central government and local and state governments, but little power is granted to the central government."
Social Studies Video Vocab
Episode 14
3 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Digital map zoomed in on Europe. The continent is highlighted in blue with a circle of yellow stars. Spanish caption. La Unión Europea es otro ejemplo de gobierno confederado.
Social Studies Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 14
3 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Black and white still of Tiananmen Gate hung with a portrait of Mao Zedong. Title bar reads, "Chinese Revolution." Caption. After the Chinese revolution in 1949.
Social Studies Video Vocab
Episode 15
2 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Crowds of people fill Tiananmen Square beneath an image of Mao Zedong. Spanish caption. Los dictadores pueden llegar al poder.
Social Studies Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 15
2 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Title card on blue background reads, "Federal government. System of government in which a strong central government shares power with state and local governments. Powers are divided and balanced."
Social Studies Video Vocab
Episode 16
3 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Digital map of the United States with states highlighted in different colors. Spanish caption. Mientras que los gobiernos estatales y locales.
Social Studies Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 16
3 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Closeup of the Union Jack. Caption. The United Kingdom is an example of a constitutional monarchy.
Social Studies Video Vocab
Episode 17
2 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Palace of Westminster lit up at dusk. Title bar reads, "Primer ministro." Spanish caption. Es elegido por el partido de la mayoría de la legislatura.
Social Studies Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 17
2 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Title card on blue background reads, "Unitary government. System of government in which 1 central government holds most of the power."
Social Studies Video Vocab
Episode 18
2 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Digital image of flags of Spain, Italy and France superimposed over a map of the world. Spanish caption. Tienen gobiernos estatales estilo unitarios.
Social Studies Video Vocab (Spanish)
Episode 18
2 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Young men in robes face away from camera and write on a small chalkboard. Caption. Man as narrator. Way, way, way back, the ancient Greeks.
Standard Deviants School: American Government
Episode 1
23 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Title card on striated prismatic background reads, "The making of the president." Caption. The making of the president.
Standard Deviants School: American Government
Episode 8
18 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Medium shot of a smiling middle aged man wearing glasses. Caption. Looking at the branch's creation might help us understand.
Standard Deviants School: American Government
Episode 10
22 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white still of 3 young men in colonial costumes. Title bar reads, "Taxation ruling. Toll free. 1-800-238-9669. www.StandardDeviants.com. Caption. Slang for money.
Standard Deviants School: American Government
Episode 6
20 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Young woman touches fingertips together in front of her and parts lips as if speaking. Text over black and white images behind her reads, "Basic principles of the Constitution." Caption. Look at the articles it contains.
Standard Deviants School: American Government
Episode 2
17 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
2 men look down and away, standing nearby an ambulance, paramedic pushing a person in a stretcher. Caption. I was closing my store and he was just lying there.
1 hour 0 minutes
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Closeup of what appears to be a legal document from the mid-1800s. Paper is aged and handwriting is written in black ink using cursive style from that era. Caption. He used to be recognized as a citizen.
Supreme Court Spotlight
Episode 2
1 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a woman looking directly at camera as she smiles broadly. Behind her is a background that appears to be a glassed-in entry to a school hallway. Caption. As the Court ruled in 1986.
Supreme Court Spotlight
Episode 1
2 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Coastal bay with a docked boat. Caption: The New Zealand people have a strong connection to the sea,
15 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Digital screen in background reads, "Speak of the Week" with an image of a teenage boy standing in front of wall art next to it. Text in a box below images reads, "How would you spend a million dollars?"
Teen Kids News
Episode 1608
21 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Medium view of a teenage boy looking at camera as he speaks in a newsroom. Behind him is a digital monitor displaying the Teen Kids News logo.
Teen Kids News
Episode 1808
21 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
2 people stand on a path lined with weathered stone buildings. Title card reads, "Interactive Live Tours Using Real-time Guides in V, R and A, R."
Teen Kids News
Episode 1828
21 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a screen with a young woman speaking into a Teen Kids News microphone. A superimposed T, V at the left reads, "Speak of the Week." Title bar reads, "Should Smoking Be Banned in Outdoor Public Spaces?" Caption. It's not something the public wants.
Teen Kids News: Special on Tobacco
Episode 7
3 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Dancers face away from camera in a dance studio as they jump with their toes pointed. Title card reads, "Helen Schröder's Beach Birds."
The Art Assignment
Season 6 / Ep 3
11 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Painting of a senior Benjamin Franklin reading. Caption. But the great American diplomat, 81-year-old Benjamin Franklin.
20 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 10
Painting of a group of colonial-era American politicians standing and gathered around a desk. In the background, several bystanders are seated in chairs looking towards them.
Democracy In America
Episode 2
28 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Wide exterior shot of the U, S Supreme Court during the daytime. Caption. The justices make fundamental policy decisions.
Democracy In America
Episode 9
28 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Still image from: The First Amendment in the 21st Century: Bartnicki v. Vopper
The First Amendment in the 21st Century
Episode 2
27 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: The First Amendment in the 21st Century: Boy Scouts of America v. Dale
The First Amendment in the 21st Century
Episode 1
28 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: The First Amendment in the 21st Century: Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission
The First Amendment in the 21st Century
Episode 4
28 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: The First Amendment in the 21st Century: Garcetti v. Ceballos
The First Amendment in the 21st Century
Episode 3
28 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: The First Amendment in the 21st Century: Van Orden v. Perry and McCreary County v. ACLU of Kentucky
The First Amendment in the 21st Century
Episode 5
29 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Still image from: The First Amendment in the 21st Century: Zelman v. Simmons-Harris
The First Amendment in the 21st Century
Episode 6
29 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Group of Pacific Islander children. 1 of the older girls wears an American flag bandana on her head and holds a baby to her chest.
59 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Men in period costumes lean over a table. On the table is a candle that is blown out and a lightbulb that is lit up.
The Men Who Built America
Episode 3
1 hours 24 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup on Ronald Reagan speaking to camera in a televised presidential message. Caption. Are you entitled to the fruits of your own labor?
Democracy In America
Episode 7
28 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a Black girl in a wide smile standing next to 2 Black boys.
19 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white photo of a group of people. A man holds a boy in the foreground next to a woman shielding her eyes. Caption. It showed a whole generation a wider world.
The Supreme Court
Season 0 / Ep 3
54 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Grainy black and white photo of men in suits and various hats. Caption. Were wounded or got killed.
The Supreme Court
Season 0 / Ep 2
54 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a crowd of people carrying banners and signs at a demonstration. Caption. Before the Civil War, the issues were slavery.
The Supreme Court
Season 0 / Ep 1
55 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo of a man in a suit and black frame glasses. Caption. The assistant attorney general, William H. Rehnquist.
The Supreme Court
Season 0 / Ep 4
55 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man wearing a collared shirt and dark blazer speaks towards camera, standing in a busy outdoor marketplace in a plaza. Caption. They want to produce, buy, and sell things.
The Ultimate Resource
Episode 2
12 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Chinese woman wearing a white blazer and oval glasses sits in a modern lobby. She's looking just off camera like she is in an interview. Caption. Sun Yan Yan as narrator. We provide a kind of platform-like facility.
The Ultimate Resource
Episode 4
12 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cropped image of women in headscarves entering a building labeled, "Baltimore Resettlement Center."
1 hours 31 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man wearing a black jacket, white shirt and pocket square, leans against Westminster Bridge with the Palace of Westminster in the background. Caption. Smith followed them closely and wrote about them in detail.
10 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
2 women next to each other with man standing behind them. Caption. Narrator. Bingo! What's that again?
16 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Close up of a young girl looking down and facing a senior person in a headscarf whose back faces camera. Caption. And if he was, all you have to do.
22 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Two Cents: The History of the Dollar
Two Cents
Season 3 / Ep 27
9 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Two Cents: Will an Economic Stimulus Work?
Two Cents
Season 3 / Ep 19
8 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Still image from: Two Cents: Will I Get Money From the Stimulus Bill? (COVID-19)
Two Cents
Season 3 / Ep 16
5 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
3 young Black men standing in formation wear blue Civil War era Union Army costumes. A horse and other figures are out of focus in background. Caption. Refused African-American soldiers.
22 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person seated in a dark television studio with several monitors on the wall in front of them. Caption. At its best, the American media aids the democratic process.
Democracy In America
Episode 10
28 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Teenage girl looks at camera, speaking. Caption. From government power.
16 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man with glasses in a black shirt demonstrates sign language in front of a black curtain. White text in a red box at the bottom of the screen reads, "Congress."
Vocabulary Builders In Sign Language
Episode 1
35 minutes
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a large metal bucket of a backhoe full of beige rocks and dirt with a beige rock wall in the background. Caption. There are very few environmental safeguards.
Wild Chronicles
Season 3 / Ep 311
5 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
A computer-generated map of the western side of Africa denoting the Sahel Region superimposed over an image of several men in turbans and cloaks riding horses. Caption. The Sahel is a band of semi-arid grassland.
Wild Chronicles
Season 2 / Ep 233
4 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Black and white closeup of a right hand holding a pencil while the left hand holds down a piece of paper with lots of lines and text printed on it. Caption. You need to find a loophole.
Wow! I Never Knew That!
Episode 19
9 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12