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Columbus Day (2003)

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With the discovery of an ancient diary, two children learn what drove Columbus to explore the unknown, who helped him in his journey, and what he found once he arrived in the New World. Guided by Columbus himself, the children see how the explorer went from working in his father's weaving shop to accidentally discovering the Americas.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:16
Columbus Day

Presidents' Day: Washington and Lincoln (2003)

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With the help of a colonial Presidential crier children come to understand why we celebrate Presidents' Day and what makes it so special. They learn about George Washington and the important role he played in the formation of our country. Next, they learn about the life of Abraham Lincoln and his resolve to keep our country unified, making him one of our great civic leaders.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
Presidents' Day: Washington and Lincoln

Martin Luther King Jr. Day (2003)

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Two students from different ethnic backgrounds are brought together as they learn about the life of America's foremost civil rights leader. This program will grab your students' attention as they learn about Dr. King's contributions to the people of the United States and those living throughout the world.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Neighborhoods: Understanding Where We Live (2001)

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With the help of our local postman, students learn that a neighborhood is a place where families live, play, and work and that schools, police and fire stations, shopping areas, parks, and homes are all located there. He helps us recognize that families live in many kinds of homes and that they all have addresses that have two main parts: a street name and building number.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:15
Neighborhoods: Understanding Where We Live

City, Suburb, and Rural Communities (2002)

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People live, work, and have fun together in many different kinds of communities. With the help of three children, students learn about the likes and differences of neighborhoods in the city, suburbs, and rural communities. We join each child as they show us what it is like to live in his/her neighborhood. Schools, stores, and play-time activities are presented in each type of neighborhood.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:16
City, Suburb, and Rural Communities

Communities Around the World (1999)

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Compare and contrast the everyday lives of people around the globe, and learn that while people may eat different foods and wear different clothes, they all have things in common. Realize that people around the world meet their needs in ways that make sense in their culture.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:20
Communities Around the World

Weathering and Erosion (2002)

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The surface of the land has undergone many changes over its history. Water, rain, snow, and wind they all continually shape and form the Earth. Take students on a journey to discover how physical weathering, chemical weathering, and erosion occur. Identify that the destructive forces of erosion and weathering are slow processes that change the surface of the earth.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:15
Weathering and Erosion

Geographical Features: Landforms (2000)

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Stunning NASA and live footage combine with state-of-the-art animation to give students a clear understanding of the physical features that shape our earth. Terms like escarpment, plateau, butte, outlier, and atoll are shown in their natural states with examples highlighted on an animated globe. Learn the names of these landforms and where they are found.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:20
Geographical Features: Landforms

Taking Care of our Earth (1999)

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With the help of animated landfill characters, students learn about their environment. Natural resources are identified and shown as students learn how important it is to conserve them. They also discover how reducing, reusing, and recycling benefit our environment, and how air and water pollution can hurt it.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:17
Taking Care of our Earth

Landforms #1 (1998)

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Take a ride in a "traveling machine" to learn about the form and function of landforms. Appreciate the beauty and utility of the world's natural features, and see how communities are made unique by the landforms around them. Highlights oceans, rivers, streams, mountains, hills, plains, valleys, plateaus, deserts, islands, and more!

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:16
Landforms #1

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