5.2 - Complex Societies and Civilizations

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

Maya (2002)

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In this vivid look at the ancient civilization of the Maya people, students will explore some of their most important archaeological sites, from the sacred Maya city of Chichen Itza on the Yucatan Peninsula to the jungle temples and palaces of Tikal in Guatemala.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:50
Maya

Aztec, Inca & Zapotec (2000)

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"Wonders of the Ancient World" explores some of the world's most remarkable historic treasures in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas. This far-reaching series features fantastic monuments such as the Pyramids, the Acropolis and the Taj Mahal, and investigates fascinating people such as the Maya, Inca and Ashanti.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:49
Aztec, Inca & Zapotec

The History of Mexico (2004)

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Examines the ancient civilizations of the Olmec, Aztec, and Maya; Spanish conquest of the Aztec; the impact of Catholic missionaries; the wars for independence. Looks at Mexican leaders such as Benito Juarez, Father Hidalgo, and General Santa Anna.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
The History of Mexico

The Princes of Machu Picchu

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After the conquest of the Inca Empire by the Spanish invaders, only a few native princes managed to flee into the mountains. In Machu Picchu, a hidden city in the Andes, they build up a new peaceful society with their families.

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
120 min.
The Princes of Machu Picchu

Ideas Shape the World (2004)

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How do ideas change the world? This unit traces the impact of European Enlightenment ideals in the American and Haitian revolutions and in South America.

Grade Level: 
High
Professional
Length: 
00:28
Ideas Shape the World