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South Africa: A Land Apart

19 minutes 50 seconds

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A few zebra walk through a South African grassland. Caption. Kruger National Park is South Africa's largest game reserve.

Offers an overview of South Africa, a country with rich resources and a strong economy. Briefly mentions its history, natural resources, urban centers, European influences, and rural life. Agriculture, mining, and manufacturing are the basis for its economy. Reviews the struggle to overcome apartheid and the first democratic election.

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Runtime: 19 minutes 50 seconds

A Black woman wearing a nurse's uniform puts her arm around a Black boy, both smile at the camera.
56 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white photo of South African tribe members in traditional clothing. Caption. It was an idyllic childhood but suddenly cut short.
28 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
View of the Cape Town skyline with mountains in the distance, from the perspective of a boat sailing past. Caption. Would have been a welcome beacon for those early sailors.
29 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 10
Closeup of walking woman wearing a scarf and carrying a container on her head. Caption. Between the rich and the poor.
58 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12