Social Studies

Social Studies (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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One Earth, Many Scales (2003)

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The programs in this introductory unit raise two questions that are central to geographic understanding: (1) What insight can geography provide regarding the unity and division that pervades the contemporary world?, and (2) What are the concepts of geography that help us analyze characteristics o

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:29
One Earth, Many Scales

Boundaries and Borderlands (2003)

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This program, Boundaries and Borderlands, introduces the case study approach of the cours

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:29
Boundaries and Borderlands

Supranationalism and Devolution (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on Europe: Strasbourg: Symbol of a United Europe

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High
Professional
Length: 
00:29
Supranationalism and Devolution

The Transforming Industrial Heartland (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on Europe: Liverpool: A Tale of Two Cities

Grade Level: 
High
Professional
Length: 
00:29
The Transforming Industrial Heartland

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

Challenges in the Hinterlands (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on Europe: Andalucia: Developments in the Hinterlands and 

Grade Level: 
High
Professional
Length: 
00:29
Challenges in the Hinterlands

Northwest Contrast (2003)

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Across Russia's many landscapes, geography influences the problems people face and the solutions they are considering since the dissolution of the Soviet Union. The case study St.

Grade Level: 
High
Professional
Length: 
00:28
Northwest Contrast

Holding the Hinterlands (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on Russia: Dagestan; Caucuses Disconnect?

Grade Level: 
High
Professional
Length: 
00:28
Holding the Hinterlands

Changes on the Chang Jiang (2003)

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This video program features two case studies about the Chang Jiang River valley:Shanghai: Head of the Dragon

Grade Level: 
High
Professional
Length: 
00:28
Changes on the Chang Jiang

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

Grade Level: 
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

Grade Level: 
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 

Grade Level: 
High
Professional
Length: 
00:28
The Mainland

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