5.1 - Early Peoples of the Americas

New World Archaeology (2006)

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The National Gallery of Art strives to present exhibitions of art from times and cultures beyond its own collections. This DVD includes two programs on ancient Olmec and Maya cultures and includes live footage of major Olmec and Maya sites in Mesoamerica.

  • Olmec Art of Ancient Mexico 18 minutes
  • Courtly Art of the Ancient Maya 30 minutes
Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:48
New World Archaeology

Kid's Animated History with Pipo: Disc 5 (2012)

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Kid's Animated History With Pipo presents The Time Compass -- showcasing significant historical events in a humorous and easy to understand style. This delightful series plays out in a book-like format, taking viewers on a journey in time. From Ancient Egypt to Classical Greece and India...

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
01:06
Kid's Animated History with Pipo: Disc 5

Time Life's Lost Civilizations (1995)

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This set of 4 DVD's contains a collection of 10 programs spanning seven thousand years of history. Below are a list of the titles included and a synopsis of each.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
08:20
Time Life's Lost Civilizations

Human Migrations (2004)

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How did the many paths of human migration people the planet? From their origins on the African continent, humans have spread across the globe. This unit explores how and why early humans moved across Africa, Eurasia, and the Americas, based on recent studies in archaeology and linguistics.

Grade Level: 
High
Professional
Length: 
00:28
Human Migrations