Geography

Healthcare for Guam's Veterans | America by the Numbers

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Learn about treatments the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs is providing to support military veterans in Guam, in this clip from America by the Numbers. Many citizens of Guam say they are not getting the help they deserve, particularly in the field of mental health. This clip examines the resources and institutions available for Guamanian veterans.

Monongah Mine Disaster

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Examine the impact of the Monongah mine disaster on labor relations and laws in West Virginia.

Hidden Burial Chamber | Time Scanners: Egypt

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Discover how the ancient Egyptians were able to design a burial chamber within the heart of a pyramid in this clip from Time Scanners. Laser scan technology shows a series of relieving chambers that distribute the weight from the enormous forces pressing down.

Green Corn, Native American Gold | Georgia Stories

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When you bite into a hot, buttered ear of corn you are enjoying food with an ancient history in Georgia. Corn is the foodstuff responsible for prehistoric Native Americans flourishing in Georgia. Diamond Brown, a Cherokee dancer describes its importance as it is celebrated in the sacred Green Corn ceremony. Through interviews, reenactments, and visits to significant Native American sites in Georgia, the story of the changing culture of Indians from their arrival and existence as wandering hunters to the development of the mound building culture unfolds.

Secrets of the Stones | Time Scanners: St. Paul's Cathedral

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Uncover the mysteries of St. Paul's Cathedral in London, England in this clip from Time Scanners. The team studies the basic building tools Sir Christopher Wren used to build the Cathedral and the flaws in the design. Using laser scanning technology, the team creates a 3D digital image of the cathedral and analyzes the results of hundreds of years of sinking into the earth.

Arctic Son: Should Oil Drilling Be Allowed in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge?

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In this clip, Stan Sr. shows the process of hunting caribou, and explains why he feels it's important to preserve the calving grounds for future generations.

Consequences of an Oil Boom | America by the Numbers

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An oil boom in North Dakota has had both negative and positive effects on the Fort Berthold Native American Reservation. In this clip from America by the Numbers, learn about both sides of the situation. Despite the increased wealth of the tribal government, there is still a severe housing shortage in the area.

Flood of 1985

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Examine the impact of widespread flooding in West Virginia in 1985.

Great States | Minnesota

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Explore the history of how Minnesota became a state, and the people who have made this state their home. Learn about the economic patterns and government structures of the past and present, and delve into the geographical regions of the "Star of the North.”

Jerusalem | Time Scanners

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Explore the epic building legacy of Jerusalem's holy sites in this episode of Time Scanners. From the vast walls of the Temple Mount, to the incredible man-made mountain of Herodium, the team uses the latest laser scanning technology to gain a brand new perspective on how these iconic engineering creations were constructed and how they have survived for centuries.

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