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Exploring Communities Long Ago

9 minutes 53 seconds

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Travels back in time to early Native American communities, Colonial towns, and early American cities to explore the variety of communities that existed in the past. Looks at how schools of the past are different from today's schools. Also, discovers how inventions impacted transportation, which in turn changed the face of communities. Accessibility options on the DVD are: (1) expanded description, (2) English subtitles in a black box, (3) subtitled description.

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Closeup of 2 rows of prescription pill bottles. Caption. And medicine to treat illnesses.
Exploring Communities
Episode 1
8 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Several large semi trucks park nearby a multi-level loading area. Caption. The goods can be placed in large trailers or containers.
Exploring Communities
Episode 2
6 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Closeup of a traffic light at night with the red light illuminated. Caption. They have to follow the speed limit signs.
Exploring Communities
Episode 3
6 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Wide shot of a factory with flames and plumes of smoke emanating from the chimneys. Caption. Where many people work to make cars and trucks.
Exploring Communities
Episode 4
11 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Aerial shot of a diorama that shows ruins of several multi-level buildings. Caption. Some Native Americans who lived in the Southwest deserts.
Exploring Communities
Episode 5
9 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3