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The Amazon Rainforest

Introduce your students to the layers of the rainforest and the many animals who live there. Explore the adaptations that have evolved over time to make for a successful existence of life in the rainforest.

 

Video length: 18:42 minutes.

How Coral Reefs Are Formed

Explore the underwater world of coral reefs. Here, in Part 1, we’ll find out how coral reefs are formed over time. Learners will be able to see how a tiny coral polyp can create structures large enough to be seen from space. They will also begin to appreciate the diversity of life that exists in coral reefs around the world.

Video length: 13:19 minutes.

Who Lives On A Coral Reef?

Life on a coral reef is both bizarre and beautiful! Let’s get a first-hand look at the neverending roles of predator and prey. Introduce vocabulary such as adaptations, camouflage, symbiotic, and nocturnal. Lastly, students will be highly entertained by the remarkable array of animals that call a coral reef home.

Video length: 15:54 minutes.

Exploring Cuba

We would like to welcome you to the beautiful and diverse country of Cuba! Our comprehensive video explores many of the fascinating aspects of this picturesque nation. Geography, politics, history, economy, culture, and natural history are many of the topics we explore, along with others.

Video length: 25:20 minutes

African Safari

Enjoy a trip through an African Safari park to see an incredible variety of wildlife. Take a first-row seat at the waterholes where the action is. You’ll see elephants, giraffes, warthogs, rhinos, zebras, lions, and so much more.

Video length: 15:16 minutes.

Galapagos Islands

Utterly unique and enchanting, the volcanic Galapagos Islands provide a captivating zoological adventure unlike any other. Marine Iguanas grazing from the sea floor, Vampire finches, giant tortoises and many other animals provide fascinating insights into adaptation and survival in this harsh and otherworldly environment.

Video length: 27:03 minutes.

Paris: City of Light (K-5)

Paris has long been considered one of the world’s most historically important cities and is also packed with iconic images. Explore the unforgettable buildings that took centuries to complete, such as Notre Dame, the Eiffel Tower, and the Arc de Triomphe. Students will gain insights into the reasons why Paris’ significance is so timeless.

Video length: 15:02 minutes.

Paris: City of Light (6-12)

Paris has long been considered one of the world’s most historically important cities and is also packed with iconic images. Explore the unforgettable buildings that took centuries to complete, such as Notre Dame, the Eiffel Tower, and the Arc de Triomphe. Students will gain insights into the reasons why Paris’ significance is so timeless.

Video length: 15:02 minutes.

London: City of Pomp and Majesty

Exploring London can be an exciting adventure and a valuable experience. Together, let’s unfold a wealth of historical treasures and take a peek at life in the times of Kings and Queens who once ruled over vast empires.

Video length: 22:38 minutes.

Jerusalem: Then and Now (K-5)

Introduce your younger students to the history and landmarks of Jerusalem. Explore the many aspects of the religious significance of this city that makes it so important to so many.

Video length: 19:28 minutes.

Jerusalem: Then and Now (6-9)

Few places in the world are so important to so many. Whether students are learning about their own or other faiths, ancient civilizations, current events, or geographical locations – Jerusalem is a place that is worthy of their time and understanding.

Video length: 18:43 minutes.

Rome: The Eternal City

Rome has continuously been one of the most important cities in the Western World. First as the capital of the Roman Empire, and continuing today as the center of the Catholic Church. Rome also embodies some of the greatest attributes of the Renaissance era. Come along with us as we explore the many highlights of this ever-changing city.

Video length: 30 minutes

Barcelona

Barcelona is a unique Spanish city with a language and culture all its own! Barcelona is remarkable for its food, architecture, scenery, and vibrant atmosphere. Let’s find out why!

 

Video length: 12:56 minutes.

Barcelona (Spanish version)

Barcelona – ¡una ciudad española única con una lengua y cultura enteramente propias! Barcelona se destaca por su comida, la arquitectura, el paisaje y una atmósfera vibrante. ¡Vamos a averiguar por qué!

Video length: 14:14 minutes

Tokyo: City of Contrasts

Tokyo is both steeped in ancient history, and yet one of the most modern and trendsetting cities in the world. Visit the juxtaposition of old and new that embraces both neon and nature.

Video length: 15:13 minutes.

Washington, DC (Grades K-5)

Even the youngest of students will appreciate the treasures, history, and beauty that their nation’s capital has to offer. Explore the architecture and artifacts that make Washington fascinating for all to see.

Video length: 24:29 minutes.

Washington, DC (Grades 6-9)

All students will appreciate the treasures, history, and beauty that their nation’s capital has to offer. Explore the architecture and artifacts that make Washington fascinating for all to see.

Video length: 26:35 minutes.

Canada: An Overview

COMING SOON Come along with us as we travel across this diverse country from the Maritime provinces on the Eastern coast, visiting Ontario and Quebec, making our way across the Western provinces, ending up on the Pacific coast of British Columbia.

National Parks - West: WA, OR, ID, MT, CO

Dramatic glacier-covered rugged mountains, a temperate rainforest, craggy rock-towered coastlines, giant sand dunes, ancient cliff dwellings, and steep sheer rock canyons. All of these landscapes, their history, and more are explored in this tour of the National Parks of the northern part of the Western region.

Video length: 27:07 minutes

Ancient Egypt: Land of the Pharaohs

A civilization like no other – let’s start with the Egyptian gods that ruled over the smallest details of everyday life. They also protected the all-powerful Pharaoh. We examine Egyptian royalty, and the social structure of Ancient Egypt, right down to the everyday people, their daily life, and the symbols that were important them.

Video length: 26:41 minutes

Ancient Egypt: Land of the Pyramids

Let’s have a close-up look at the magnificent structures that the Ancient Egyptians have left behind for us to marvel over, even thousands of years later. Pyramids, Sphinxes, and many, many temples delight our senses as we take this trip back in time to the Land of the Pyramids.

Video length: 19:51 minutes

Ancient Greece

Let’s travel back in time to explore the world of the Ancient Greeks. Your students will be surprised how much we all have in common with them, and how much they still influence and inspire our lives every day. This video introduces Ancient Greek lifestyle and customs, along with the various gods important to all aspects of life.

Video length: 22:41 minutes.

Ancient Rome

Ciao Amici! Hello Friends! Let’s go on a stroll through Ancient Rome visiting the noble ruins of the Roman Empire. Power, politics, and pagan gods – all part of the glory and majesty of the Eternal City! We take a walk back in the footsteps of time to explore the enduring feats of engineering, and the lasting grandeur of the seat of Western civilization.

Video length: 14:39 minutes.

Ancient Mayans

Let’s hear it for the Mayans and their many accomplishments! They have given us many gifts – an accurate 365-day calendar, their glorious cities that have stood the test of time, a lasting body of knowledge about the night sky, and maybe best of all – chocolate! Step back in time with us as we explore what it meant to live in the time of the Ancient Mayans.

Video length: 22:17 minutes.

Paris - La Ville Lumiere (French)

Bonjour et bienvenue dans la ville diverse et dynamique de Paris. Nous allons voir certains de ses hauts lieux et decouvrir la vie dans cette ville exceptionnelle. (When logged in, students can follow along with the narration using the scripts).

Video length: 20:09 minutes.

La Selva Amazonica (Spanish)

Presénteles a sus alumnos los estratos de la selva y los animales que la habitan. Explore las adaptaciones desarrolladas a lo largo del tiempo para lograr la prosperidad de la vida en la selva.

 

Video length: 19:20 minutes

Galapagos Islands (Spanish)

COMING SOON Absolutamente únicas y encantadoras, las volcánicas Islas Galápagos proporcionan una cautivante aventura zoológica diferente de cualquier otra. Iguanas marinas pastando en el fondo del mar, pinzones vampiro, tortugas gigantes y muchos otros animales proporcionan unas vistas fascinantes de la adaptación y la supervivencia en este ambiente hostil y de otro mundo.

Amazon Rainforest: People & Threats (Grades 2-6)

Meet the people who have called the Amazon rainforest home for centuries. Learn about the threats facing all who live there and how everyone can help overcome these challenges.

Video length: 12:40 minutes.

Amazon Rainforest (Grades 5-9)

Introduce your students to the layers of the rainforest and the animals who live there. Explore the adaptations that have evolved over time to make for a successful existence of life in the rainforest.

Video length: 21:58 minutes.

Amazon Rainforest: People & Threats (Grades 5-9)

Meet the people who have called the Amazon rainforest home for centuries. Learn about the threats facing all who live there and how everyone can help overcome these challenges.

Video length: 15:06 minutes.

Grade 4: Southeast Region of the U.S.

Take a tour of the Southeastern states as we go back in time to look at this region as the early colonists did. Along the way we’ll look at the geography, history, and economy of the area to help us understand how the people and the many natural resources have helped to shape its development over time.

Video length: 15:22 minutes.

Grade 3 - How Government Helps Our Communities

Video Storyline: Introduce your students to the 3 branches of government and the roles performed by each. They will also hear about their state and local governments. Lastlly, they will begin to understand that they are citizens with rights and responsibilities.

Video length: 14:03 minutes.

Grade 3 - A Country of Cultures

Video Storyline:  The U.S. has a rich and diverse cultural heritage. Some of our heritage comes from the Native Americans. We’ve also been culturally enriched by the immigrants that have moved here. From all these groups we’ve learned about new customs and cultures.

Video length: 18:53 minutes.

Grade 3 - The Geography of Our Communities

Video Storyline:  Our communities are in various locations and have different features such as lakes, plains, hills and plateaus. They can also be urban, suburban, and rural. Communities are spread around the 5 regions of the U.S. and have differing natural resources.

Video length: 21:18 minutes.

Grade 2 - Work and Money

Video Storyline:  We use money to buy both needs and wants. People work to earn money to buy these items. Technology has made work easier over time. There are different types of jobs people can have. Some jobs are called service jobs, and some people called volunteers work for no money at all.

Video length: 8:29 minutes.

Grade 2 - Early Americans

Video Storyline:  Families long ago used to live on farms and grow their own food. Transportation was slow and life was hard. Settlers began to arrive and everyone had to obey the rules of the King of England. People felt he was unfair and decided to fight for their freedom from him. They won, and created a new country with new leaders.

Video length: 9:42 minutes.

Grade 2 - Land and Water Around Us

Video Storyline:  Earth is made up of many types of both land and water. We also find different types of landforms and natural resources. We change the land around us with our building and creating. We also use a lot of our natural resources, but have to learn to protect the ones that can run out.

Video length: 15:16 minutes.

Grade 2 - Living Together

Video Storyline: Families make up the backbone of our society.  They are usually made up of different generations, rules and customs. We live in our different communities, which can be urban, rural or suburban. Together we sometimes have celebrations as we share our cultures.

Video length:  5:10 minutes

Grade 2 - Our Government At Work

Video Storyline:  When America was a new country its leaders created a plan called the Constitution. Our leaders, lawmakers, and judges still use this plan today.

Video length: 12:45 minutes.

Grade 1 - Life Long Ago

Video Storyline:  A long time ago a group called the Pilgrims came to America. They settled here among the various native American groups. Other settlers also came to America from other countries. Many came here to be free. Many historical people and symbols have come to mean freedom in the United States.

Video length: 8:26 minutes.

Grade 1 - Let's Learn About The Government

Video Storyline: As a new country, the United States had to create its own of new rules. We look at some of the important laws and symbols of the country, and what it means to be a citizen.

Video length: 8:11 minutes.

Grade 1 - All About Work

Video Storyline:  What is money and what can it buy? We use money to pay for our needs and wants. People have to work to make money, and there are many jobs they can have.

Video length: 6:36 minutes.

Grade 1 - The Earth Around Us

Video Storyline:  People live in communities, where change happens every day. Around us we see a variety of land and water types which have helped to create our natural resources. We can also see changes around us throughout the four seasons.

Video length: 8:08 minutes.

Grade 1 - Families and Neighbors

Video Storyline: Families make up the backbone of our society, and have different customs. We share these customs with others with our celebrations. Many of the people that immigrated here brought many things with them, along with their customs.

Video length: 4:21 minutes.