Geography Videos

Geography gives us a sense of place. What a country has, in terms of its strategic location(s) and the natural resources found there, can also determine its role in the world. See why geography matters in this collection of stories.

When a major earthquake happens, aftershocks add to the horror.

This clip from "Walking with Dinosaurs" depicts various dinosaurs (including the late-Triassic, plant-eating Plateosaurus which weighed about four ton...

Mikhael Gorbachev restored Alexander Solzhenitsyn's citizenship in 1990.

The "Superb Lyrebird" is an extraordinary creature capable of astonishing feats, including hard-to-believe mimics of unexpected sounds.

WARNING: THIS CLIP RECREATES A KIDNAPPING SCENE AND SHOWS HOW AFRICANS WERE TAKEN FROM THEIR HOMES AND SOLD AS SLAVES.

This replica of the Amistad was built at Mystic Seaport, Connecticut.

To protect themselves from raiding nomadic tribes, people in ancient China built walls around their homes, around their towns and around their country...

See (and hear) an ancient instrument, called the harp guitar, as it is used to play Bring a Torch, Jeannette, Isabella.

Andrew Jackson (1829-1837) was America's seventh president.

How did Beowulf, a story based on Scandinavian characters, become Britain's national epic?

How did Anglo-Saxons live, once they settled in Britain?

When an earthquake happens, seismic waves instantly radiate from the epicenter.

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