Social Studies

The Diary of Anne Frank

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Following the Nazi invasion of Amsterdam, 13-year-old Anne and her family go into hiding in the confines of an attic. Anne's remarkable account of their lives, their growing fear of discovery, their deplorable living conditions and even the blooming of her first love, are intimately depicted in this extraordinary portrait of humanity. Nominated for eight 1959 Oscars and winning three, The Diary of Anne Frank remains one of cinema's most astounding and enduring treasures.

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02:59
The Diary of Anne Frank

Two Friends: Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass

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Two friends, Susan B. Anthony and Frederick Douglass, get together for tea and conversation. They recount their similar stories fighting to win rights for women and African Americans.

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Just a Few Words, Mr. Lincoln: The Story of the Gettysburg Address

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Abraham Lincoln was a busy man. He had to run the country, wint the war and look after his family.

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00:18
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George Washington's Mother

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This is the true story of Mary Washington. When she wasn't worring about being poor, she was poking her nose in George's business, baking gingerbread, and smoking a pipe.

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00:20
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The Eugenics Crusade: What's Wrong With Perfect? (2018)

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A hybrid derived from the Greek words meaning "well" and "born," the term eugenics was coined in 1883 by Sir Francis Galton, a British cousin to Charles Darwin, to name a new "science" through which human beings might take charge of their own evolution.

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Middle
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2:00
The Eugenics Crusade: What's Wrong With Perfect?

Native America (2018)

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Native America challenges everything we thought we knew about the Americas before and since contact with Europe. It travels through 15,000 years to showcase massive cities, unique systems of science, art, and writing, and 100 million people connected by social networks and spiritual beliefs spanning two continents.

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Elementary
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03:40
Native America

ReadyFor Breakout Edu Kit

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The Breakout EDU kit includes everything you need to play over 350 games created for the classroom environment. The kit includes access to the new BreakoutEdu Platform to be used while using the kit.

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Primary
Elementary
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ELA
Math
Social Studies
Science
Fine Arts
LOTE
Computer Science
Special Education
Family/Consumer Science
Business/Technology
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30 min.
ReadyFor Breakout Edu Kit

Los Cascos Urbanos Hablan: Carolina 1/3

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En este primer segmento, Paloma Mercedes Barreto, historiadora de Carolina ofrece detalles sobre la fundación de la Tierra de Gigantes.  Se reseña la historia reflejada en la estructura de la antigua Casa Alcaldía, la Casa Escuté y la Galería de los Gigantes. Estas estructuras conservan la memoria histórica del centro urbano de Carolina.

Los Cascos Urbanos Hablan: Manatí 3/3

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En este segmento se reseña la historia de  Pastelillería Lamboy, que abrió sus puertas por primera vez en el 1958. Además, se visita la Plaza de la Historia, donde se encuentra una pared de granito negro grabado con una síntesis de la historia del pueblo y un busto que rinde homenaje a Don Antonio Vélez Alvarado. Se describe la importancia de estructuras como la Casa Torres y la Casa Brunet Caláf, representantes históricos de la estructura social del pueblo de Manatí. Luego se presenta la Antigua Tabacalera de Manatí. Esta estructura neoclásica resguarda actualmente al Departamento de la Familia. Por último, se discuten las medidas que está tomando el Municipio de Manatí para desarrollar su casco urbano.

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