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Political Science

A pastor standing in front of a white church and holding a red hardcover book. He looks slightly up and away from camera, sun shining on his face.
56 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Group of people sweeping and picking up trash from a sidewalk. Caption. Developing community with my neighbors.
19 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
The Contemplation of Justice statue in the U.S. Supreme Court depicts a seated female figure holding a smaller figure of a blindfolded Justice.
20 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Wooden gavel with its face touching down to an American flag.
8 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Televised interview shows a boy looking towards camera with a microphone held up in front of him. Title bar below reads, "What is voting?" Caption. Put a check who they want to vote.
21 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
Color illustration of a pig lying down in a barn, looking distressed. Caption. Whatever we produce is taken from us!
1 hours 12 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 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
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
A group of people bow forward on their knees. Caption. Are catalysts for breeding terrorism.
54 minutes 13 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
Hands work over a clay U, S flag photo frame. Caption. That's going to protect your photo.
Crafting In The USA
Episode 11
26 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 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
Man faces camera and uses sign language. Video frame in the top right corner shows a senior man speaking to camera. Caption. They would have more surplus or more optional money.
Educational Interpreting Series
Episode 8
42 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
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
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
Wide multi-lane highway curves through an urban city with several tall buildings.
28 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
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
Rustic wooden house next to a haystack. Caption. Elie Wiesel was born on September 30, 1928.
29 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo of South African tribe members in traditional clothing. Caption. It was an idyllic childhood but suddenly cut short.
28 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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
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
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
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
Painting. Abraham Lincoln, wearing trousers, shirt, and suspenders holds out his hands to a man. They are standing outside a home under an awning. Caption. Thank you, young man.
12 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
Black and white illustration of a wedding with a Black groom and White bride. The pastor marrying them is Black and wearing a long dark robe. Caption. Among free blacks and whites.
56 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 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
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
Sepia tone photo of a courtroom showing judge, court reporter, defense attorney, defendant and prosecuting attorney. Caption. If the defendant has been found guilty of the crime.
27 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 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
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
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
Aerial shot of Hillary Clinton speaking on stage in front of a crowd of people, her image projected on 2 jumbotron screens. Caption. As being affected by money in politics.
55 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 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
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
Black and white photo of a woman in a plaid cape talking into a microphone. A man films her from behind. Another man smiles with one hand raised in the background. Caption. This often met criticism, but she didn't back down.
The Black American Experience
Season 0 / Ep 2
19 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 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
Color illustration. Taft, a politician wearing a top hat and 3-piece suit, walks up to a stage at a rally. Caption. Someone once threw a cabbage at William Howard Taft.
27 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 6
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
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 the United States flag on a flagpole in front of the US Capitol building. Caption. Our flag represents the people and ideals.
19 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 8
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
Woman and young man outdoors in front of a building. Caption. It teaches them to sort out their arguments using words.
48 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Blurry close up of a soccer goal with players on a field and crowded stands in the background. Caption. It was a good match.
Life On The Edge
Season 0 / Ep 14
25 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 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
Painting of George Washington with a white powdered wig and wearing a black colonial suit standing behind a desk as 1 man signs a paper and several men in powdered wigs look on. Caption. The Convention decided the nation.
Our Presidents In America's History
Episode 1
13 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 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
Crystal blue water is flanked by rocks on the right side. 2 buildings surrounded by trees line the shore in the background. Caption. I think it might be possible to put sea walls around it.
Life On The Edge
Season 0 / Ep 13
26 minutes
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Painting. 2 Colonial-era women sew white stars onto a giant American flag. Caption. She spent several weeks measuring, cutting, and sewing.
15 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: K - 6
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
Woman with shoulder length straight brown hair speaking. Caption. But this will happen only if citizens vote.
14 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 6
Courtroom with full jury box in foreground and a judge at judge's bench in the distance. Caption. Once potential jury members gather.
34 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 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
Indian woman wearing a bright pink sari surrounded by a group of children in a town setting. Caption. Within 40 years, that number could double.
27 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12