Documentaries from television and radio, news reports, archival material, stock shots and more — thousands of programs and resources can be accessed on this site. Includes English and French language content.
Creating a Curio.ca account
Over 1,000 NFB films are free to all Canadians. Queen’s Library also has an additional account giving access to 3,000 films for classrooms. Also check the NFB teaching guides.
News in Review series presents news from The National in more depth than given in the broadcast. It is under Channels at Curio.
Examples: A desert between us and them: Raiders, traitors and refugees in the War of 1812.
Canada 1812: The Anishinabek - The Anishinabek helped the British during the War of 1812, but their contributions were forgotten after the war, and they lost territories.
8,300 downloadable videos, video clips, audio files, speeches, images, newsreels, & articles from Encyclopedia Britannica. Licensed by Ontario Ministry of Education (via OSAPAC) for publicly-funded schools, First Nation's schools, and Ontario Faculties of Education. Has Ontario curriculum correlations. Visit the Education Library homepage for a password required to access Learn360.
Films on Demand: Humanities and Social Sciences Video Collections: Anthropology, Art & Architecture, Communication, Criminal Justice and Law, Education, English, History, Music & Dance, Philosophy & Religion, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, Technology & Society, World Languages.
Sports concussions and youth athletes [Video file]. (2013).
Annenberg Video: See how to teach primary sources and use the interactive student module to learn about historical contexts (under interactive)
Frontline: Teacher lesson plans and activities
See Digital nation describing use of technology in high schools
On campus: http://library.queensu.ca >> Video collections >> Films on Demand
Off campus: http://library.queensu.ca >> Connect from Off-Campus >> Video collections
Access is for all Queen’s users.
Teacher Candidates have access to many video-streaming collections. Some are password-protected for use by the Faculty of Education only. Others are licensed for the entire Queen's campus. All passwords for Teacher Candidates and Concurrent Education Students are an encrypted Passwords file. The password to open this file was distributed via the TC list. For help, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.