Social Studies

Social Studies (X) - Primary (X) - My Community (X)

Fire Station (2006)

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Fire Station explores how firefighters keep the public safe and informed. Young viewers will get a feel for what a local fire station looks like as well as the trucks, uniforms, protective gear and equipment that is found there. From the dispatcher to the fire chief, we'll take a look at the daily lives of the brave people who make the fire station run smoothly in every community.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:15
Fire Station

Police Station (2006)

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Police Station explores how police officers serve to keep the public safe. Young viewers will get a feel for the different types of jobs police officers do, the busy place where they work and the uniforms and gear that they wear.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:15
Police Station

School (2006)

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School introduces young viewers to what a typical day at school might be like and the people that you'd find there, such as students, teachers and the principal. Viewers will come to understand that the school can be a big place made up of many different parts like classrooms, the cafeteria and the playground!

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:15
School

Local Government (2006)

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Viewers take a trip to City Hall. Introduces young viewers to the services that the local government provides, like educating children, keeping the community clean and making laws. Examines the different offices that are often located in city hall, how laws are passed, experience what a typical day is like for city council workers and the mayor.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:15
Local Government

Local Businesses (2006)

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This program teaches viewers that there are two basic types of businesses: ones that provide goods and ones that provide services. Examines different types of businesses and and discusses their importance in the community because of the goods and services they provide and as a source of employment. Includes Spanish Language track.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:15
Local Businesses

Library (2006)

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Picture books, biographies, fiction -- what kind of books do you like? The library is a place for people in the community to find books they enjoy, use the computer to surf the Web and gather together for meetings. This show teaches viewers that at the library, they can find all different types of information, from books and magazines to maps and movies!

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:15
Library

Post Office (2006)

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Post Office introduces young viewers to this important place in the community. From helping people mail a letter to delivering packages to one's door, the post office enables people to communicate with others in their own community and beyond.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:15
Post Office

Hospital (2006)

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Explores the physical features of the hospital and the describes the jobs of the people who work there. From doctors and nurses to volunteers, viewers will learn how workers care for their patients. Also discusses what happens in different departments within a hospital. Includes Spanish Language track.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:15
Hospital

What is a Community (2006)

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Introduces young viewers to the places that make up most communities, including local businesses, schools, city hall, the library and more! They will discover that while all communities have many things in common, they differ from each other in many ways as well.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:15
What is a Community

Transportation (2006)

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From cars to bicycles to trains and beyond, Transportation highlights the different ways people move about their community. This engaging show explores how transportation can be similar yet different across all communities. The form of transportation people choose depends on how far they need to go and where they live.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:15
Transportation