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Folklore

Color illustration of Ananse. A colorful umbrella shields him from the sun. Caption. All the stories belonged to Nyame, the Sky God.
9 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: K - 4
Color illustration. Shepherd boy with flock of sheep. Caption. But everyone said, "Charlie needs a new cloak."
7 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Color illustration. Boy in hat and cloak holds a shepherd's crook. Spanish caption. En verdad que necesitaba una capa nueva.
7 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Digital illustration of a girl holding a shepherd's crook and looking out over rolling green hills.
2 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Digital illustration of a girl holding a shepherd's crook and looking out over rolling green hills.
2 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
2 hexagonal maracas in the shape of turtles with brightly colored designs on their shells. 2 strings adorned with feathers and beads hang from the base of the maracas. Caption. You can see I've decorated it with beads and feathers.
Crafting In The USA
Episode 3
26 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 12
The sculpture, of a dragon sprawled, at the steps of Kinh Thien palace. Caption: Remains of Kinh Thien Palace.
Eons
Season 2 / Ep 41
12 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Cartoon of blue, yellow and orange parrot, flying with wings extended. Behind, the sun rises in an orange sky.
0 minutes
Grade Level: 4 - 12
Closeup of a giant clock with decorative hands and Roman numerals for numbers. Caption. But a special place for Harry Potter.
27 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Woman signs in front of a color illustration of a woman wearing a bonnet and apron carrying a wicker basket. Story text appears on screen.
14 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Cartoon. Hippo opens its jaws, creating sound waves that send nearby fish swimming away. Caption. And opens his huge mouth ever so wide and says.
5 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Cartoon. Hippo catches fish with mouth open wide. Spanish caption. Entonces podrías comer todos mis pececitos.
5 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Color illustration. Low angle of John Henry swinging a mallet out in front of him and standing beneath a cloudy sky. Caption. John Henry, well, he was a mighty laborer.
American Tall Tales & Legends
Episode 3
13 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Illustration of a person in a covered wagon driving through an area forested in a variety of trees. Caption: inspired John Chapman to travel in that very direction himself.
American Tall Tales & Legends
Episode 1
15 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Painting of Merlin dressed in medieval clothing reaching his hands out to a woman holding a baby in her arms. Caption. Merlin told her it was for the boy's own safety.
44 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of a boy with his mouth gaping open as he lifts a glowing sword. Title card reads, "King Arthur, The Story of How Arthur Became King. Sir Thomas Malory."
14 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
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3 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
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10 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Animation of Medialuna standing in a bedroom with Petunia on her head as she holds a letter and looks toward Chacabuco. Spanish caption. Mirá, me mandaron una carta.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 18
14 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Medialuna smiling with her arms outstretched. She looks toward a smiling Chacabuco who holds up 2 objects. Petunia looks on from the side. Spanish caption. Sííííííí.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 24
14 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Medialuna frowning at Chacabuco and Petunia who stand at the edge of a fire pit beneath a hanging pot. Spanish caption. ¡Hacé algo, Chaca!
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 20
14 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of a smiling Chacabuco holding 1 arm out and wearing a blonde wig with long eyelashes. Spanish caption. Es solamente un dragón que come sapos.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 21
14 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of a jaguar in a headdress looking off camera with its mouth open. Spanish caption. Es una flauta mágica.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 23
14 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of the red dragon, Ferucho, who grimaces as he approaches a green cave in a colorful forest. Spanish caption. Soy Ferrucho, el dragón.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 22
14 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Gualichu looking down at open gifts on the edge of a fire pit in a room full of witches. Spanish caption. Gracia, mucha gracias a todas.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 25
13 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Medialuna looking out at a green expanse surrounded by colorful trees beneath a starry sky. Spanish caption. Para encontrarse todos lo ven.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 1
14 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Medialuna sitting on a branch next to a jaguar. Stars fill the night sky in the background. Spanish caption. Yo soy muy parecida a una gata, pero soy una yaguareté.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 5
14 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Medialuna with Petunia on her head and Chacabuco in front of her as they all face a smiling Ferrucho. Spanish caption. ¡Ah! Ahora me acuerdo por qué perdí mi nombre.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 15
14 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Locoto in a red hat and cape as he leans forward to look through a telescope. Spanish caption. Ahora voy a medir la posición del sol y le la luna.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 10
14 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Locoto in a red hat and cape with a worried expression on his face. He stands next to a transparent blue vat full of purple liquid in a room stacked with books. Spanish caption. ¡Hay que avisarles a todos para que empiecen as buscarla!
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 26
14 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Chacabuco smiling as he looks toward an apparition of himself smiling broadly with eyes closed. Spanish caption. Amarillo, rojo y verde, un sapo muy especial.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 14
14 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Medialuna closing her eyes and holding 1 arm out as she leans forward to give Chacabuco a kiss on the cheek. Spanish caption. Sound of a kiss. Mua.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 9
14 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Ferucho, the red dragon, as he approaches a green cave in a colorful forest. Spanish caption. Soy Ferucho, el dragón.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 2
14 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Gualichu opening a book and looking warily at Medialuna who is dressed in a costume made of leaves. Spanish caption. Estoy viajando a ver a mi tía Luna Llena.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 12
14 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of 2 Chacabucos sitting next to each other, 1 frowning and the other smiling. Spanish caption. Abra cadabra, pata de cabra.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 11
14 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Gualichu holding a pink and yellow piece of fruit in a forest at night. Spanish caption. Pero primero tengo que darle un mordisco yo.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 19
14 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Medialuna holding up drumsticks above a blue drum. Petunia looks up to her from the ground. Spanish caption. Medialuna singing. Gotas, gotitas del cielo.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 16
14 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Chacabuco reclining with his eyes closed and 1 arm extended upward. Spanish caption. ¡Ja, ja, ja! ¡Aaah, me contagia la risa!
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 7
14 minutes 34 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of a smiling Medialuna floating toward a brightly lit window with Petunia by her side. Spanish caption. Medialuna and Petunia speaking together. ¡Guau! ¡Que lindo!
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 4
14 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of a broom head resting against a brown wall next to a wooden table. Spanish caption. Pis de tortuga, cataplasma que te arruga.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 17
13 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Gualichu and 2 other witches as they each point to the left at the person next to them. Spanish caption. Everyone speaking. Los zapatos voladores.
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 8
13 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of the witch, Gualichu, and another witch in a headdress surrounding a fire pit inside a hut. Gualichu holds Petunia above the fire as the other witch looks at an open book . Spanish caption. Sound of liquid transferring. ¡Glu, glu!
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 3
14 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Animation of Gualichu bending slightly forward and glancing to the side. Spanish caption. ¿Qué es esa música?
Medialuna And The Magic Nights (Spanish)
Episode 6
14 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 3
Still image from: Monstrum: Baba Yaga--The Ancient Origins of the Famous ‘Witch’
Monstrum
Season 3 / Ep 1
14 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Blonde woman wearing a black shirt and a wooden necklace holds up her hands as she talks. Behind her is a background of a cartoon forest in low, brownish light.
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 15
6 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Season 3 / Ep 7
10 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Season 4 / Ep 7
16 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Cartoon of a man with a wide-brimmed hat standing on the bow of a large red ship while holding a rifle at the ready.
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Season 2 / Ep 8
7 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Split screen. On the left is a digital cartoon of 3 shirtless cyclops forging objects out of metal in front of a fire. On the right is another cartoon cyclops wearing a dark red toga holding a shepherd's staff next to a goat in a cave.
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Season 1 / Ep 16
10 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Season 3 / Ep 12
11 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Season 3 / Ep 8
11 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Dark red background with a silhouette of a large bridge. On it appears a paperback book with the title, "I Am Legend" by Richard Matheson. It has an drawing of a person holding a pole at the edge of a cliff above people falling into flames below.
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Season 1 / Ep 3
8 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Digital image of a wall made of slats with light peeking through a large patched portion in the center.
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Season 1 / Ep 7
6 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a digital page from the Weekly World News with a headline that reads, "Chupacabra Captured," above the image of an animal in a cage.
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Season 1 / Ep 8
6 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Season 3 / Ep 11
12 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a portrait of Mary Shelley beside the superimposed silhouette of a shrouded figure with 1 forearm extended.
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Season 1 / Ep 2
6 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white illustration of Godzilla baring its teeth and gripping an object. The word, "Kreeeonk!" cuts diagonally across the bottom right corner.
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Season 1 / Ep 9
7 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
2-page view of a book filled with writing in Hebrew. Text on screen reads, "Torah."
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Season 1 / Ep 12
6 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Color illustration of a grimacing dragon walking through a hazy forest.
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Season 1 / Ep 1
6 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Cartoon of a bearded man wearing a tan hat with long ties hanging loose by his ears talking to another man in a dark hallway with a large window.
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Season 2 / Ep 12
11 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Cartoon of the back of a man with a white turban holding a jar with smoke coming out. He is looking at the silhouette of a large, bearded genie with glowing white eyes. The genie holds up its right forefinger.
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Season 2 / Ep 4
10 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Cartoon of a woman in dark clothing looking away. A man wearing a red tunic with white flowers looks toward her. There's a thick white line in the background between them.
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Season 2 / Ep 7
9 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Cartoon of a person with medium-length black hair in a leather hide with fringe on the arm looking at something hidden behind jungle plants. It is raining.
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Season 2 / Ep 18
6 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Season 3 / Ep 4
12 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman faces camera and parts her lips as if speaking in front of a muted woodland backdrop.
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Season 2 / Ep 1
9 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
2 sepia-tone images. The left is a sketch of 3 women wearing striped dresses and fancy shawls with 2 men looking on from afar. The right is a photo of a woman with long, dark hair in a long dress leaning an arm across the back of a small chair.
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Season 1 / Ep 18
9 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white image. Crowd of men in suits with slicked hair and fedoras hold pencils and notebooks. A woman writing in a notebook sits next to them on their left.
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Season 1 / Ep 13
7 minutes 59 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Fresco of a nude Perseus holding up the head of Medusa. Fresco is surrounded by an ornate gold frame.
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Season 1 / Ep 6
5 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Scene from a film showing a person in dim light bringing a weapon overhead to strike at something. There's a border around the scene to make it look like film, with text that reads, "28 Days Later, 2002."
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Season 2 / Ep 15
16 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Blonde woman wearing a black shirt with part of a skeleton costume stands outside in front of a large mural depicting a battle between Native Americans and European settlers.
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Season 1 / Ep 19
22 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Cartoon of a bearded man wearing a brown jacket, black hat, and long pants running through mist toward a body of water.
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Season 2 / Ep 16
7 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Blonde woman wearing a jean jacket and black shirt talking in front of a cartoon background depicting the silhouettes of skinny, leafless trees surrounded by mist in low light.
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Season 2 / Ep 17
9 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Black and white image of a male statue holding Kraken's tentacle. A black and white illustration of a man being attacked by Kraken appears under the image.  A brown book with gold foil lettering that reads, "The Toilers of the Sea" sits to the left of the image.
Monstrum
Season 1 / Ep 5
6 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
2-page view of the title page of an old book. Text on the page reads, "An Arabian Tale from an unpublished manuscript, with notes critical and explanatory." A cursive signature appears next to the text.
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Season 2 / Ep 5
9 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Blonde woman wearing a gray and white striped sweater talks in front of a cartoon background depicting snow falling on a meadow with snowy mountains behind it.
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Season 2 / Ep 3
12 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Blurry image of a black and white illustration. Boy turns back on a path surrounded by vegetation. A line of figures walks forward on the path ahead of him.
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Season 2 / Ep 2
9 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Map of the Mediterranean Sea, with red lines connecting many of the cities around the coasts of the Sea. Some drawings of monsters from folklore appear on the Sea. Text on the screen reads, "Egyptian Trade, circa 1400 B, C."
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Season 2 / Ep 9
10 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Scrap of a painting that depicts Medea grasping her children while holding a dagger in 1 hand. Title bar reads, "Medea About to Kill Her Children. Eugéne Delacroix, circa 1862."
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Season 1 / Ep 11
5 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Shadowy silhouette of a bald figure with both hands up and fingers spread out in front of an eerie blue background.
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Season 1 / Ep 4
5 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Blonde woman in light pink sweater with a black necklace talks in front of a cartoon background depicting a dark, misty street lined with buildings and a gas lamp.
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Season 2 / Ep 11
10 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Sepia-tone photo of rows of soldiers with wide-brimmed hats marching while holding rifles on their shoulders. Each row has a commanding officer marching with it.
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Season 2 / Ep 13
16 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a gray and white cat with green eyes and long white whiskers.
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Season 1 / Ep 20
9 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Blonde woman wearing a blue and white striped shirt talks in front of a cartoon background depicting dirt hills with 1 small tree.
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Season 1 / Ep 17
6 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Blonde woman wearing a royal blue shirt talks while standing in front of a large wooden bookshelf filled with books and monster decor.
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Season 2 / Ep 10
17 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Season 3 / Ep 2
7 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Sepia-tone photo of a man holding a handgun coming through an open door. In the room is a woman looking scared and another man looking at the man with the gun.
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Season 2 / Ep 14
19 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Blonde woman wearing a light pink shirt and long earrings holds up her hands as she talks. Behind her is a background of a cartoon forest with snow falling in low, gray light.
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Season 1 / Ep 14
8 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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Season 3 / Ep 6
9 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Animation. African teenage girl reaches for a comb in her hair with eyes closed. Caption. Mufaro knew nothing of how Manyara treated Nyasha.
14 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 5
Color illustration of a smiling Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox with two children on his back. A woman next to them carries a picnic basket and holds her bonnet as she looks towards them. Caption. Paul Bunyan and his family are walking.
American Tall Tales & Legends
Episode 2
12 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Watercolor painting of a man dressed as a monk facing out and putting his hands up to block a door behind him. Caption. But they had little to do with one another.
12 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Woman is signing in front of a color illustration of 2 people wearing conical hats walking on a rocky outcropping. Story text appears on screen.
13 minutes
Grade Level: Ps - 4
Cartoon. Profile view of a rabbit named, Wesakechak, looking downward at a shrub and speaking to a bear who holds a small branch with fruit on it. Caption. There's that awful name again.
Stories From the Seventh Fire
Episode 1
13 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 4 - 8
Cartoon. Closeup of a wolf's face with eyes looking towards camera and its mouth slightly open as if speaking. Caption. The wolf clan tells us it's a land far to the north.
Stories From the Seventh Fire
Episode 5
12 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Cartoon. Closeup of a wolf's face with eyes looking towards camera and mouth slightly open as if speaking. Caption. During the season of the falling leaves.
Stories From the Seventh Fire
Episode 4
12 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 4
Cartoon. Closeup of a wolf's face and neck. Wolf's eyes look slightly to the side and its mouth is gently open in a calm expression. Caption. Much higher.
Stories From the Seventh Fire
Episode 3
12 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Wide angle view of a section of a mountain range and slopes covered in snow and ice. Caption. Cub as narrator. What are glaciers?
Stories From the Seventh Fire
Episode 2
12 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Cartoon. Closeup of a freshly cut tree that was growing on a snowy slope. Sound of crashing.
Stories From the Seventh Fire
Episode 6
13 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Person holding a fossil of a spiral shaped animal. Caption: Hildoceras bifrons is an extinct species of ammonite
The Brain Scoop
Episode 53
5 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of a man with white hair and mustache in gray collared shirt. Caption. That's how I'll decide who gets the face.
23 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 3 - 6
Cartoon image of a Chinese man with a stick carrying a bundle. Another character bows in front of the man. Caption. He had enough money for a steamship ticket.
7 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: K - 4
Old man sits at a table covered in apples, holding an apple in 1 hand and a white kitchen towel in the other. Caption. Sound of mumbling.
8 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 5
Color illustration of people wearing rabbit and elephant masks standing in front of a door to a house. A person wearing a frog mask crouches in the distance. Caption. Who's in Rabbit's house? Demanded the elephant.
13 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Color illustration. African man glances to one side at a mosquito whispering in his ear. Caption. She goes about whining in people's ears.
9 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Cartoon. African man glances to one side at a mosquito whispering in his ear. Spanish caption. Todavía sigue todo el mundo enojado conmigo?
9 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Image of the chest of a person in a military uniform with a tan bullet-proof vest holding a black handgun held close projected across a grid of screens in a dark room with blue laser lights. Caption. There's a 10 72 on the scene.
Wow! I Never Knew That!
Episode 7
10 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12