Social Studies

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Agricola

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

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

Agricola: Farmers of the Moor

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This expansion adds to the base game of Agricola with a large set of new improvements, and adds a number of new features. Horses are introduced as a new type of animal.

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
120 min.
Agricola: Farmers of the Moor

Automobile

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Automobile is a 3-5 player game that bears a modern setting when compared to most of Wallace’s releases. Players are competing in the U.S.

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
120 min.
Automobile

Chicago Express

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America's industrial boom would have been unthinkable without the railroads. It was only possible to open up this huge country by transporting the necessary materials over long distances.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
60 min.
Chicago Express

Dave Thomas: Made to Order (1998)

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Dave Thomas: Made to Order. Story of the lovable guy behind the Wendy's fast-food empire. He began with Kentucky Fried Chicken and invented the famous bucket of chicken with Colonel Sander's face on it. After leaving KFC, he started in Wendy's commercials in 1989--the first of 500 thus far.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:50
Dave Thomas: Made to Order

Ray Kroc: Fast Food Millionaire (1998)

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U.S. restaurateur, a pioneer of the fast-food industry. He was working as a blender salesman when he discovered a restaurant in San Bernardino, Calif., owned by Maurice and Richard McDonald, who used an assembly-line format to prepare and sell a large volume of hamburgers, french fries, and milk shakes.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:50
Ray Kroc: Fast Food Millionaire

Colonel Sanders: America's Chicken King (1998)

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Colonel Sanders: America's Chicken King. Here's your chance to know the real Colonel Harlan Sanders. He spent most of his life bouncing from job to job and collected his first Social Security check before becoming a success. He also never made it past private in the Army. But his chicken recipe hit it big after he was 65.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:50
Colonel Sanders: America's Chicken King

Calvin Klein: A Stylish Obsession (1997)

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His name adorns everything from underwear to perfume. His stylish designs and business acumen built a fashion empire. When Brooke Shields went on national TV and cooed "nothing comes between me and my Calvins," a young designer from New York became a fashion icon. Calvin Klein went from New York's Fashion Institute of Technology to stardom in a few short years.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:50
Calvin Klein: A Stylish Obsession

Frontline: Cyber War! (2004)

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The Slammer hit on Super Bowl Sunday. Nimda struck one week after 9/11. Code Red had ripped through the system that summer. Moonlight Maze moved from the Russian Academy of Science and into the U.S. Department of Defense. A new form of warfare has broken out and the battleground is cyberspace.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
01:00
Frontline: Cyber War!

China Blue (2005)

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Examines the conditions of a factory in Shaxi, China, where mostly young women workers produce blue jeans for the western market in the age of globalization. Illuminates the economic pressures applied by Western companies and their human consequences. China Blue takes a look behind the closed factory gates and gives the anonymous workers a face.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
01:28
China Blue

Kuruwitu: Between a Rock and a Hard Place (2011)

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A traditional fishing community on Kenya's coast declares a no-fishing zone along their stretch of coastline in an effort to halt the total destruction of their marine resources, to bolster fish numbers and to create opportunities for marine tourism.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
01:00
Kuruwitu: Between a Rock and a Hard Place

Roger & Me (1989)

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In 1989, Michael Moore, winner of 2002’s Best Documentary Feature Academy Award* and Cannes Film Festival Special Jury Prize for Bowling for Columbine, triumphantly burst upon the American moviemaking scene with Roger & Me, a hilarious, penetrating forerunner of the independent film movement.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
01:30
Roger & Me

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.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Middle
High
Professional
Content Area: 
ELA
Math
Social Studies
Science
Fine Arts
Health/Phys. Ed.
LOTE
Computer Science
Special Education
Family/Consumer Science
Business/Technology
ELL
Library
Other
Play Time: 
30 min.
Breakout Edu Kit

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.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Middle
High
Professional
Content Area: 
ELA
Math
Social Studies
Science
Fine Arts
LOTE
Computer Science
Special Education
Family/Consumer Science
Business/Technology
Library
Other
Play Time: 
30 min.
ReadyFor Breakout Edu Kit