Social Studies

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Immigration to the United States (2004)

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Revisit America's history of immigration through the correspondence between young Mai in China, and her Grandfather who lives halfway around the world. Follow the trail of letters as grandfather allays Mai's fear of the unknown. He answers her many questions about America's history of immigration.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:20
Immigration to the United States

Early Explorers: The Age of Discovery (2004)

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Venture into the unknown with young Diego as he follows the footsteps of his ancestors as they explore the New World of the Western Hemisphere. The voyages across the fearsome seas and the arduous treks across the rugged landscapes open a new world to Diego as it is related to him in a letter from another explore, his NASA astronaut father.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:20
Early Explorers: The Age of Discovery

Early Settlers: The Era of Colonization (2003)

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Students witness colonial life in a new land as Annabel Lee Sloan, with the help of her diary, reminisces about the wonderful homecomings she had with her father when he would return from his many travels and reveal to her the fascinating tales of a new and ever-growing nation.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:18
Early Settlers: The Era of Colonization

Native Americans (2004)

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Experience the rich history of the Native Americans through the eyes of young Suzy Redhawk as she recounts the stories told to her by her wise grandmother. From the rocky Northwest Coastline through the desert mesas, across the Great Plains to the Eastern Woodlands, Suzy visits the each magnificent tribal culture as they commune with nature and provide valuable lessons in life.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:20
Native Americans

Pioneers (2003)

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With the help of Lester Conrad, a pioneer scout, students learn who the pioneers were, experience life as a pioneer, and travel along with pioneers as they leave the crowded cities in the East through the frontier for a better life in the West. Relive the journey through the hardships, sacrifices, accomplishments and glory of the pioneers.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:18
Pioneers