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The Booming Maritime Edge (2003)

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This video program features two case studies: Guangdong: Globalization in the Pearl River Delta 

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High
Professional
Length: 
00:28
The Booming Maritime Edge

The Maritime Connection (2003)

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This video program features two case studies that focus on maritime countries in the region of Southeast Asia and South Pacific: Indonesia: Tourist Invasion

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High
Professional
Length: 
00:28
The Maritime Connection

A Challenge for Two Old Cities (2003)

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This video program features two case studies about cities on the periphery of China: Lanzhou: Confluence of Cultures

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High
Professional
Length: 
00:28
A Challenge for Two Old Cities

The Mainland (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on mainland Southeast Asia: Laos: Isolated Heart 

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High
Professional
Length: 
00:28
The Mainland

Global Interaction South Asia (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on countries in the Southeast Asia-South Pacific region: Singapore: Gateway to Southeast Asia

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High
Professional
Length: 
00:28
Global Interaction South Asia

Small Farms, Big Cities (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on Japan: Northern Japan: Protecting the Harvest

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High
Professional
Length: 
00:28
Small Farms, Big Cities

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

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An unusual and memorable part of the history of the World Trade Center is captured in this exhilarating movie about a man who walked on a tightrope between the two towers.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:10
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

I Lost My Bear

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Losing toys is never fun, especially when it’s your favorite and no one will help you find it.

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Primary
Length: 
00:09
I Lost My Bear

Players in Pigtails

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People thought Katie Casey was an unusual girl.  She didn’t keep her clothes pressed or her room clean.

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Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:12
Players in Pigtails

Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?

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Known for his memorable signature at the bottom of the Declaration of Independence, the rest of John Hancock’s life is not as well known to many students and citizens.

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Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:30
Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?

1960: The Making of the President

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All elections are turning points, but the presidential election of 1960 holds a special place in American history. The 1950s had been a period of unparalleled economic growth and US global power. Richard Nixon served as President Eisenhower's Vice President through most of the period.

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
120 min.
1960: The Making of the President

Twilight Struggle

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In 1945, unlikely allies toppled Hitler's war machine, while humanity's most devastating weapons forced the Japanese Empire to its knees in a storm of fire. Where once there stood many great powers, there now stood only two - the United State and the Soviet Union.

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
120 min.
Twilight Struggle

Antike

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Antike is a challenging strategy game about the evolution and competition of ancient civilizations. The name of the game in German means "age of antiquity".

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Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
120 min.
Antike

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

Agricola

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In Agricola (Latin for "farmer"), you're a farmer in a wooden shack with your spouse and little else.

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Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
120 min.
Agricola

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