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General Video Platforms
This search limits the Google search to videos only.
Internet Archive: Moving Pictures Archive
Movies uploaded by Archive users which range from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts.
Home to many high quality videos appropriate for college research. No ads but user needs to register to watch and share videos.
Includes lots of useful academic content. Watch and upload videos and share it with others.
Open Documentary and Educational Videos
These collections offer documentaries and filmed educational lectures and talks. Some sites offer videos exclusively, some offer a multitude of open materials, and some include videos within courses.
Lectures by well-known -- and sometimes quirky-- people.
Showcases evidence-based learning practices in K-12 schools through video.
Films For Action
Films for Action is an online collection of social change and social justice documentaries, short films, and videos from around the world, focusing on democratic ideals and sustainability.
Nonprofit that provides a variety of courses and educational videos for all age levels.
A large OER and learning materials site linking to various types of materials including textbooks, simulations, assessment tools, tutorials, quizzes, and more. Use advanced search for more precise retrieval. After executing a search, the same search can be repeated in a search engine or in other collections. Users can create and contribute material.
National Geographic Video
Videos on animals, the environment, and exploration.
Free streaming video from such programs as American Experience, Frontline, and Nova.
TEDEd: Lessons Worth Sharing
Use, tweak, or completely redo any video lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on a TEDTalk or any video from YouTube.
TED videos are intended to share ideas.
Stanford Engineering Everywhere
Some of Stanford University's most popular engineering classes free of charge.
News clips can offer colorful accents to a class presentation and help bring a topic to life.