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Africa

Masai boy in red and white shuka looks down at an object held in his fingers. Caption. He tells us that smiling and laughing is for women, not us men.
Africa's Child
Episode 2
14 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Tuareg boy smiles broadly and looks slightly off camera. Caption. Another of our Tuareg customs, is wearing blue clothes.
Africa's Child
Episode 1
14 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Closeup of a wooden Kwanzaa kinara with red, green and black candles. Heap of fruits and vegetables fills background.
All About the Holidays
Episode 4
1 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Aerial view of plains with brown dirt and a few trees. Parts of the plains appear to be flooded. Caption with female narrator, "Botswana is home to the Kalahari Desert."
Around the World
Episode 46
4 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Ancient Egyptian gold pharaoh mask painted with bright colors is lit up against a black background. Caption. "Tutankhamen's mask--."
Around the World
Episode 44
2 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Looking up from the ground, a large, ancient, brown clay building with the ends of many wooden beams poking out. Caption. "This is the oldest known city in this part of Africa."
Around the World
Episode 17
2 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Person from the Dogon tribe in Mali, Africa wearing a bright red, feathered top and a long, clay mask with maroon and brown feathers sticking out of the sides. Caption. "They are the masks of the Dogon dancers."
Around the World
Episode 18
2 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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Around the World
Episode 20
2 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Ancient yellow-stone building on a hill above a body of water. Caption. "The city of Leptis Magna was a gateway for trade."
Around the World
Episode 24
2 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Brightly colored ancient Egyptian wall painting of Queen Nefertiti interacting with the goddess Isis. Caption. "Here the goddess Isis offers Nefertiti the ankh."
Around the World
Episode 32
2 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
People walking through a cave. Caption: And try and set your feet without dragging your shoes
The Brain Scoop
Episode 27
6 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Three people in a dark cave wearing headlamps. Caption: There are so many bats in here.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 28
9 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Taxidermized female lions in a museum. Caption: are two of the most famous specimens at the Field Museum,
The Brain Scoop
Episode 48
9 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Color illustration. Chicken in profile, beak open, standing.
8 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Black and white photo of several people wearing white uniforms using tools to work in a field with waist-high plants. Caption. So as they came and as the people were brought.
What We Eat
Season 0 / Ep 5
24 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of red drawers with gold, round handles in a row. One in the bottom center has a pink and gold label that reads, "S. Santon." Caption. Every medicine used during the Black Plague contained sugar.
What We Eat
Season 0 / Ep 6
25 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Several Zimbabweans in wheelchairs who make up the band Liyana sing into microphones and play instruments on a street, while others look on.
Music By Prudence
Episode 1
33 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of a blue spider with a blue wizard hat talking while standing on its web in front of a white pillow. Caption. Because not all the countries are as well off as ours.
My Little Planet
Episode 23
5 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
A coastal region of South West Africa. Caption: Africa Namib Desert. Latitude, 19 degrees 23 minutes South. Longitude, 12 degrees 53 minutes East. Midday Dune Temperature, 50 degrees Celsius. Average Rainfall, 2 to 85 millimeters.
Nature's Microworlds
Season 1 / Ep 9
29 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
An area on the map of Africa is highlighted, with a group of deer running in the background. Caption: Okavango Botswana. Latitude, 19 degrees to 20 degrees. Longitude, 22 degrees to 23 degrees East. Average rainfall, 450 millimeters. Temperature range, 21 degrees to 38 degrees Celsius.
Nature's Microworlds
Season 1 / Ep 5
29 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A hilly forest region of East Africa. Caption: Serengeti Tanzania. Latitude, 2 degrees 43 minutes South. Longitude, 34 degrees 85 minutes East. Average Rainfall, 700 millimeters. Temperature range, 15 to 28 degrees Celsius.
Nature's Microworlds
Season 1 / Ep 2
29 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Painting. Side profile of a Black woman wearing a red headscarf, chin pointing down with a serious expression. Caption. His mother held her tears and said goodbye.
9 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Man wearing a turban and robe stands across from a young boy near a hut. They are looking down at a white cloth with vegetables. Caption. You have to keep your eye on the women at all times.
52 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black woman, seated next to young Black man, faces camera and gestures using sign language, 2 index fingers linked together. Caption. Like those of deaf women and the role they play in their family.
25 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 12
Funnel with filter feeding into a receptacle. The fluid in the filter is dark and the filter is dirty. Caption: She's developing fluoride filtering devices
Science Nation
Episode 205
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A caldera filled with water. Caption: A caldera is a large crater-like depression in the earth.
Science Video Vocab
Episode 27
3 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
2 men in colorful shorts wrestle on the beach. Caption. Male as narrator. Be sure of your hold.
Sites for Your Eyes
Episode 2
22 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Title card on rusty light brown background reads, "Afro-Eurasia is a term used to describe the land masses of Africa and Eurasia together with the adjacent islands as 1 continent."
Social Studies Video Vocab
Episode 7
2 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Closeup of interconnected beam structure with train and cityscape in background.
Africa's Child
Episode 4
14 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Crowd of Swazi children and women stand in front of a building. Caption. I don't know how many of us live here.
Africa's Child
Episode 3
14 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Young African girl wearing a bright blue tunic with white lace trim smiles, reaching her hand up and out in front of her in a market setting. Caption. The vendor gives me a pastry too.
There Is No Food Like My Food
Season 0 / Ep 7
13 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Young African boy lifts a glass filled with bright red liquid to his lips looking out at something in front of him. Caption. First, we drink bissap.
There Is No Food Like My Food
Season 0 / Ep 5
13 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Woman with wavy red hair parts lips in mid-speech. Caption. Because he sort of opened the door for Africans.
Invitation To World Literature
Episode 3
26 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
African man looks past camera and off into the distance, standing in front of open ocean. Caption. Joshua Korlety has been fishing his entire life.
The Ultimate Resource
Episode 3
11 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Satellite image of Africa with two lines separating a portion of the southeast edge. Caption: and prepares to split Africa in two.
Voyage of the Continents
Season 2 / Ep 3
52 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Illustration of the globe with Africa highlighted. Caption: until forming the African continent we know today.
Voyage of the Continents
Season 2 / Ep 2
52 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Color illustration. Black woman on hands and knees, eyes closed. A spiral behind her. Caption. I can make the wind play hide and seek.
8 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Digital map of Costa Rica and Panama next to surrounding countries. A red dot in Costa Rica marks the city of San José. Caption. Induces heavy rains to drench the extensive primeval forests.
World Heritage
Episode 2
25 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 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
Black woman with headscarf, speaking off camera in a recorded interview. Caption. the whole place covered with steam.
15 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12