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Out of the Past: The Hearth

57 minutes 29 seconds

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Researchers examine how enculturation and economic cooperation have shaped the homes and families of people throughout history. Remains of houses at archaeological sites and footage of family life in traditional cultures provide a glimpse into what family life must have been like. Part of the "Out of the Past" series.

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Runtime: 57 minutes 29 seconds

Ancient intricate face statue carved out of brown and red stone. It has a wide open mouth and hair that resembles flower petals going around the head. Caption. The amazing variety of new world civilizations.
Out of the Past
Season 0 / Ep 1
58 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Silhouette of a pyramid with the sun peeking out from behind it. Caption. Archaeologists are looking for patterns in the past.
Out of the Past
Season 0 / Ep 2
57 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man wearing a pink plaid shirt looks down and touches a piece of yellow leather that another man in a light green hoodie is holding. Hundreds of colorful leather samples are on the wall behind them. Caption. Their leather making skill is world renowned.
Out of the Past
Season 0 / Ep 3
57 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Brown computer graphic of a star made of 4 intersecting lines. Text on screen reads, "'an' or heaven." Caption. A star shape, to represent god or heaven.
Out of the Past
Season 0 / Ep 4
57 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Computer graphic of a large, ancient palace and its courtyards. The palace is made of multiple cascading levels and is surrounded by courtyards and other similar, but smaller buildings. Caption. The palaces and temples of the royal family.
Out of the Past
Season 0 / Ep 5
57 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Archaeological dig of ancient stone buildings surrounded by historical city buildings and streets. A large dome is visible in the distance. Caption. Eventually led to the discovery of a large complex of buildings.
Out of the Past
Season 0 / Ep 6
57 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of a statue of a man's face with curly hair and a medium length curly beard. It is made of dark stone. Caption. And king of all gods, Jupiter Optimus Maximus.
Out of the Past
Season 0 / Ep 7
57 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Abstract drawing of a white and a yellow skulls with block teeth surrounded by Aztec designs. The yellow skull's mouth is open. Caption. The alliance destroyed the Aztec empire.
Out of the Past
Season 0 / Ep 8
57 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12