Geography

Elementary (X) - Geography (X)

Reading Maps (2008)

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In this video, students learn how to understand and use maps. Common maps are illustrated throughout the program. Different types of maps, including ski, bike, road, and topographic maps, are discussed. Map-reading fundamentals, including using a legend and scale, are also highlighted.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Reading Maps

The Scrambled States of America Talent Show

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Those wacky scrambled states are having a talent show. Revel in the madcap adventures and silly antics of this star-studded cast, while learning interesting facts about the states and geography.

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Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:20
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New York's Land and Natural Resources

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New York is a beautiful state rich in valuable natural resources that help make it a perfect location for a variety of industries and businesses. Readers will examine how the environment and resources of New York have shaped its history and industry. This engaging volume contains maps, primary sources, and photographs from New York State's fascinating backstory of development and expansion.

New York's Land and Natural Resources

10 Days in Africa

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You have 10 Days in Africa touring by airplane, automobile and on foot. Chart you course from start to finish using destination and transportation tiles. With a little luck and clever planning, you just might outmaneuver your fellow travelers.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
30 min.
10 Days in Africa

10 Days in Asia

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You have 10 Days in Asia touring by train, airplane, ship and on foot. Chart you course from start to finish using destination and transportation tiles. With a little luck and clever planning, you just might outmaneuver your fellow travelers.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
30 min.
10 Days in Asia

10 Days in Europe

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You have 10 Days in Europe touring by plane, ship, or on foot. Chart your course from start to finish using destination and transportation tiles. With a little luck and clever planning, you just might outmaneuver your fellow travelers.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
30 min.
10 Days in Europe

10 Days in the USA

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You have 10 Days in the USA touring by plane, car and on foot. Chart you course from start to finish using destination and transportation tiles. With a little luck and clever planning, you just might outmaneuver your fellow travelers.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
30 min.
10 Days in the USA

10 Days in the Americas

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Gather your sunglasses, snowshoes and mosquito spray - it's time to travel to new destinations with the 10 Days Series - the Americas!

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
30 min.
10 Days in the Americas

How Location Affects Life: Different Areas, Climate, Latitude, and Longitude (2006)

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Students examine geographical and human factors that affect personal and societal ways of life. Physical components such as climate, landform and relative location are discussed, expanding a learner's understanding of characteristics within northern and southern hemispheres, differing latitudes and longitudes.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
How Location Affects Life: Different Areas, Climate, Latitude, and Longitude

The Five Themes of Geography (2000)

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Join five enthusiastic students in their high-tech "Social Studies Lab" to learn about the five themes of geography: Location, Place, Human-Environment Interactions, Movement, and Regions. Visit locations around the world to understand how geographers study the earth and the people who live here.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:18
The Five Themes of Geography

Environment & Society (2006)

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Students will explore how society uses the Earth's resources to meet our most basic needs for food, water and shelter, and how those same resources influence how and where we live. Through our use and misuse of technology, students will see how we impact the world around us and conversely, how the forces of the ever-changing Earth shape our lives as well.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Environment & Society

Human Systems (2006)

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Why do people settle where they do? Why do populations move from one place to another? In Human Systems, students will appreciate the role that the physical characteristics of Earth have played in determining where and how people live, and explore the notion that where and how we live has a huge impact on our planet.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Human Systems

Places & Regions (2006)

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Earth is a vast, diverse and complicated place, but breaking it down into regions allows us to simplify the whole. In Places & Regions, students will understand the physical and human characteristics that combine to form the areas we create to interpret our planet's complexity.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Places & Regions

The World in Spatial Terms (2006)

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In this program, students will learn about cartography and technologies such as GIS, GPS and databases that geographers use to help us see the regular and recurring patterns in Earth's physical and human systems. These tools not only help us see and understand the world's patterns, but also help to make our planet a more comprehensible and fascinating place.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
The World in Spatial Terms

Basin & Range (2009)

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Located between the Rocky Mountains to the east and the Coastal Ranges to the west, this gigantic Basin and Range Region runs for about 5,000 miles from the Bering Sea to the southern end of Mexico.
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Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:22
Basin & Range

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