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Little Girl Big Dream: The Story of Olympian Samantha Peszek

Vooks Storybooks

Samantha had a BIG dream! Being an Olympian meant she had to be the very best, or so she thought...

Courageous First Ladies Who Changed the World

Vooks Storybooks

Can anyone change the world? These presidential women thought so—and they’ve got the life stories to prove it.

Courageous People Who Changed the World

Vooks Storybooks

The perfect introduction to historical figures who stood up to make a difference in the world.
The Middle Ages

The Middle Ages

5 Things You Should Know about History

Discover five things you should know about the Middle Ages: how long it lasted, medieval society, what feudalism was, the two phrases in the Middle Ages (Early Middle Ages and Late Middle Ages), what warfare was like during that time and medieval...Show More
Prehistory

Prehistory

5 Things You Should Know about History

Discover five things you should know about Prehistory - which includes the Stone Age - the earliest period in human history which starts with our first human ancestors and ends with the invention of writing. Children will learn about the...Show More
Palaeolithic Times

Palaeolithic Times

5 Things You Should Know about History

Discover five things you should know about one of the stages of the prehistoric Stone Age - the Palaeolithic times. This video will answer questions like: When did Palaeolithic times begin? What does "palaeolithic" mean? How was fire discovered?...Show More
Neolithic Times

Neolithic Times

5 Things You Should Know about History

Discover five things you should know about one of the stages of the prehistoric Stone Age, the Neolithic Times. This video answers questions like: When did the Neolithic times begin? What does "neolithic" mean? How did agriculture and cattle...Show More
The Age of Metals

The Age of Metals

5 Things You Should Know about History

Discover five things you should know about the Age of Metals which we divide into the Copper Age, Bronze Age and Iron Age. This video answers questions like: When did the Age of Metals begin? What did that mean for agriculture and cattle raising?...Show More
Prehistory: The Dawn of the Human Species

Prehistory: The Dawn of the Human Species

This short clip looks at the Paelolithic and Neolithic periods, and the different developments that occurred throughout the different period of prehistory.
International Women's Day

International Women's Day

Miniclips

International Women’s Day is celebrated every year on March 8 – but why is this day important? What does the day signify? This Miniclip explores the origins of women’s suffrage throughout the United Kingdom’s modern history including the...Show More

Inventors Who Changed the World

Vooks Storybooks

These heroes imagined and invented a better world. What kind of hero will you be?
Means of Transport

Means of Transport

Spot the Different One: Visual Attention

Educational video for kids to spot the different transport icon emoji. This challenge is a wonderful resource to practice visual attention skills and mental agility. Students will have 15 seconds to spot the different emoji. Will players be able...Show More
Ancient Egypt

Ancient Egypt

5 Things You Should Know about History

Discover five things you should know about Ancient Egypt: the Pyramids of Giza, mummies, Egyptian civilization, the Nile River and the pharaohs. Do you know which pyramids are the most important ones? And which is the second largest river in the...Show More
The Roman Empire

The Roman Empire

5 Things You Should Know about History

Discover five things you should know about the Roman Empire: when Rome was founded, the legend of Romulus and Remus, the Roman monarchy regime, the Roman Republic, the Roman emperors and the role of political institutions like the Senate. Did you...Show More
Ancient Greece

Ancient Greece

5 Things You Should Know about History

Discover five things you should know about Ancient Greece: when this civilization emerged, how Greeks colonized new territories, how they expanded around the Mediterranean Sea and how they founded their poleis (cities). Did you know that Sparta...Show More
The Industrial Revolution

The Industrial Revolution

5 Things You Should Know about History

Discover five things you should know about the Industrial Revolution: when and where it started, as well as the changes in production models and means of transportation. Discover the invention of the telegraph and loads of other fun facts!
Nelson Mandela: Respect for Difference

Nelson Mandela: Respect for Difference

Global Icons

In this short animation, students learn how civil rights lawyer, activist and politician Nelson Mandela helped end apartheid in South Africa and brought a divided country together through showing respect for difference. When children learn about...Show More
Fun Photo Albums

Fun Photo Albums

History for Kids: Present and Past Family Life

It’s time to celebrate! Christmas, Hanukkah, weddings and New Year’s Eve... so many special events that different people in Australia enjoy. We can talk about them and remember all the fun times through photographs.
The Present and the Past

The Present and the Past

History for Kids: Present and Past Family Life

Be curious. See the past come to life. Immerse yourself in a world before cars or planes as you discover that every family is full of fascinating history!
Stephen Hawking: Curiosity

Stephen Hawking: Curiosity

Global Icons

In this short animation, students learn how theoretical physicist, cosmologist and author Stephen Hawking's innate curiosity resulted him changing humanity's perception of time and space. When children learn about inspirational people who embody...Show More
Oprah Winfrey: Effective Communication

Oprah Winfrey: Effective Communication

Global Icons

In this short animation, students learn how American broadcaster Oprah Winfrey's unique communication skills helped her succeed in a male-dominated industry and give voice to working people. When children learn about inspirational people who...Show More
Wangari Maathai: Global Mindedness

Wangari Maathai: Global Mindedness

Global Icons

In this short animation, students learn how environmental activist Wangari Maathai founded the Green Belt Movement and spread her message of economic sustainability and autonomy around the world by thinking globally. When children learn about...Show More
Margaret Mead: Intercultural Knowledge

Margaret Mead: Intercultural Knowledge

Global Icons

In this short animation, students learn how American anthropologist Margaret Mead traveled the globe to learn from indigenous people so that humanity could benefit from her intercultural knowledge and pioneering research. When children learn...Show More
Malala Yousafzai: Critical Thinking

Malala Yousafzai: Critical Thinking

Global Icons

In this short animation, students learn how Malala Yousafzai combatted gender inequality in her native Afghanistan by thinking critically and giving voice to the marginalised in her fight to change the world for the better. When children learn...Show More
Kofi Annan: Understanding Global Issues

Kofi Annan: Understanding Global Issues

Global Icons

In this short animation, students learn how Kofi Annan journeyed from Ghanaian schoolboy to Secretary-General of the United Nations, and how his ability to understand global issues helped him change the world for the better. When children learn...Show More