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Human PreHistory 101 Part 1: Out of (Eastern) Africa
6 mins 6th - 12th
A five-minute featurette focuses on human prehistory from about 60,000 to 20,000 years ago. Clever animation and easy-to-understand narration makes this a nice choice for your biology class. Mentioned are the use of tools, creation of...
Human PreHistory 101 Part 3: Agriculture Rocks Our World
7 mins 9th - 12th
Around 14,000 years ago, the ice age melted. What did humans do in response? They settled down and began to farm their food. Visit the Fertile Crescent and beyond through animation and narrated explanations. Viewers learn about the birth...
The Big Bang: Crash Course Big History #1
14 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Theoretical physicists say that space and time are one thing created by the Big Bang. According to them, nothing happened in the time before the Big Bang because time did not exist. The first Crash Course-Big History video in a 16-part...
Human PreHistory 101 Part 2: Weathering the Storm
3 mins 6th - 12th
The last ice age occurred around 20,000 years ago. What were the conditions like? How did our ancestors survive them? These questions are briefly explored in a three-minute video clip. See how in a relatively short time, humans spread...
The Sun and The Earth: Crash Course Big History #3
15 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Amaze your class with the fact that more than 1,000 confirmed planets exist. The video explains the formation and development of planets, especially the earth. It covers the solar nebula, birth of the sun, and the development of the...
Exploring the Universe: Crash Course Big History #2
15 mins 9th - Higher Ed
According to Carl Sagan, we are all made of star particles. The second video in a series of 16 explains what happened after the big bang. It discusses cosmic background radiation, chemistry, galaxies, heavy elements, and the creation of...