World History

Invictus

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He was imprisoned 27 years for his heroic fight against apartheid. So what does Nelson Mandela do after he is elected president of South Africa? He rejects revenge, forgives his oppressors and finds hope of national unity in an unlikely place: the rugby field. Clint Eastwood (the National Board of Review's 2009 Best Director choice) powerfully directs an uplifting film about a team and a people inspired to greatness.

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High
Length: 
02:13
Invictus

Agricultural and Urban Revolutions (2004)

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What do historians know about the earliest farmers and herders, and the evolution of cities? Newly emerging evidence about the "cradles of civilization" is examined in light of the social, technological, and cultural complexity of recently discovered settlements and cities.

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High
Professional
Length: 
00:28
Agricultural and Urban Revolutions

Timestreams

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Timestreams features separate decks of cards from rival ages: the Stone Age, the Medieval Age, the Modern Age, and Future Technology.

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Middle
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Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
60 min.
Timestreams

Through the Ages

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Through the Ages is an exciting game of strategy and resource management. Players guide their civilizations up from Antiquity, through the Middle Ages, and into Modern Times.

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
180 min.
Through the Ages

Diplomacy

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At the turn of the 20th century, the seven Great European Powers engage in an intricate struggle for supremacy. Military forces invade and withdraw, shifting borders and altering empires with subtle maneuvers and daring gambits.

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
180 min.
Diplomacy

Espana 1936

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It’s 1936.  While the rest of Europe is about to be hurled into a devastating era, a longstanding conflict in Spain begins to boil over into a bloody civil war.  Unusual alliances form as Anarchists, Fascists, Communists, Monarchists, Arabs, Germans and Italians all take part in the division of t

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
240 min.
Espana 1936

The Mainland (2003)

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This video program features two case studies on mainland Southeast Asia: Laos: Isolated Heart 

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High
Professional
Length: 
00:28
The Mainland

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