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Inner courtyard of an ancient, round, 3-story building made of brown clay. There are many windows opening to the courtyard, and some clay pots are on the ground. Caption. "The Berber granary is built from local materials--."
Around the World
Episode 10
2 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Around the World
Episode 36
2 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Ornate, ancient building with columns carved out of orange stone in the desert. Caption. "Petra is in a league of its own."
Around the World
Episode 1
2 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a busy walkway crowded with pedestrians during the day. Caption. "Merchants would have passed through here 2,000 years ago."
Around the World
Episode 38
2 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Animation of a man standing in front of a table holding a stone tablet. Caption. Manages to unlock the mystery of hieroglyphics.
Butterfly Effect
Season 3 / Ep 9
26 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Animated wide shot silhouette of a herd of camels and a few men walking alongside them across a valley. Caption. Leaves his native Great Britain for an important journey.
Butterfly Effect
Season 3 / Ep 7
26 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Etching of a long haired man in night clothes looking through a long telescope supported by a stand. The man is seated behind the scope and the scope extends up to an open window. The room is richly furnished.
Civilization: Is the West History?
Episode 2
47 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Blurry image of slender, leafy green trees with grass in the foreground. Caption. And the truth is, so am I.
I Love Music!
Episode 19
7 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 7
President Obama at a press briefing, standing in the hallway of the White House before a microphone and podium. Caption. The United States launched a targeted operation.
46 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a younger woman with curled, dark brown hair and a patterned shirt talking in front of a blurred bookshelf. Caption. My dad tried to use them so I would learn.
My:24
Episode 19
12 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of rows of painted hieroglyphics carved into stone. Caption. Egyptians had more than 2,000 characters of hieroglyphs.
Social Studies Video Vocab
Episode 5
3 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Profile of a young boy wearing a light blue short sleeve button up shirt smiling and looking slightly down and away from camera. He is standing near a parking lot and white picket fence. Caption. We follow all the commandments in the Bible.
There Is No Food Like My Food
Season 0 / Ep 4
13 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Cropped image of women in headscarves entering a building labeled, "Baltimore Resettlement Center."
1 hours 31 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Digital illustration of dozens of colorful castle towers in Mecca. Caption. 1 that would become 1 of the richest.
The Time Compass
Episode 23
19 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Digital map of Mesopotamia located in West Asia within the Tigris and Euphrates river system. The region has mountains to the north and borders the Mediterranean Sea. Caption. And lots of fresh water coming from the mountains.
The Time Compass
Episode 15
20 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Digital illustration of 3 people in robes seated on a terrace with Jerusalem's Temple of Solomon in the distant background. Caption. This great act is how the Jews were allowed to return.
The Time Compass
Episode 25
20 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Digital illustration of a man labeled Abraham wearing a white robe, a green tunic, and white head and neck scarf. He's standing on top of a mountain and gesturing to his left. Caption. The son of a sculptor from the city of Ur.
The Time Compass
Episode 21
18 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Digital map of Uzbekistan amongst surrounding countries, with 3 red dots marking the cities of Bukhara, Samarkand, and Tashkent. Caption. There are other oasis towns in Uzbekistan.
World Heritage
Episode 8
24 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
4 women with colorful hijabs and 1 small child converse while riding in the open back of a truck. 3 men in dark jackets ride in front of them, and 1 looks back at the women. Caption. The capital city was called Hattusha.
World Heritage
Episode 16
25 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Elderly man and woman with graying hair wearing coats and stand looking at something in front of a large bronze statue in an open square.
World Heritage
Episode 20
24 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Digital map of the Middle East with a red dot in approximately Syria and another in approximately Jordan. A blue oval intersects a red oval over the dot in Jordan. Caption. From Mesopotamia to Egypt.
World Heritage
Episode 7
25 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Man with dark hair and green cardigan holds a pink bowl while selecting potatoes from a vegetable stand. A man with a white turban walks by in the foreground. Caption. The colorful fruits and vegetables on display.
World Heritage
Episode 17
25 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Blurry photo of a group of people huddled and crouched down on the ground, surrounded by people standing above them. Caption. And positioned 500 tanks on the east bank.
17 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12