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Image of women in colorful attire working and walking in an African village courtyard. They're surrounded by mudbrick buildings. Caption. People said that he was looking for a second wife.
The Call Of Africa
Episode 1
56 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Large tent with open sides covering people seated and standing around tables holding gear and other items. Two people carefully placing bones in the outline of a body. Caption: for what early bipeds looked like.
4 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A man and a woman sitting on the ground with tools beside them. Caption: We have part of a leg bone, the shin.
10 minutes
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Large group of people walk uphill and away from a body of water. Boat is sinking into the water in the background. Caption. There's no fish that is more bigger.
The Call Of Africa
Episode 4
49 minutes 20 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Crowd of African people stand in a corridor between 2 dilapidated buildings. Caption. Narrator. With state primary schools now free.
Early Life
Episode 3
26 minutes 23 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
A seated man with skulls and other items on shelves in the background. Caption: We found one band at about 5.2 million years--
6 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Family sits on stools outside an adobe hut. Man at right gestures as he rests his elbows on knees. Woman at left looks down as she holds a young child in her lap. Caption. Or that she would be leaving the country.
The Call Of Africa
Episode 3
49 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Village of small adobe buildings topped with straw roofs. A few people walk through it and trees surround it. Caption. Narrator. Abidjan is a small village located in the south of Ghana.
The Call Of Africa
Episode 8
52 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
4 people in brown tunics hold jugs on their heads. They walk away from camera through a savanna. Caption. They lived in virtual isolation.
The Call Of Africa
Episode 2
51 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Closeup of Barack Obama speaking. Caption. And yet I discovered that, for all my father's education.
39 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Abstract drawing of a white and a yellow skulls with block teeth surrounded by Aztec designs. The yellow skull's mouth is open. Caption. The alliance destroyed the Aztec empire.
Out of the Past
Season 0 / Ep 8
57 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Computer graphic of a large, ancient palace and its courtyards. The palace is made of multiple cascading levels and is surrounded by courtyards and other similar, but smaller buildings. Caption. The palaces and temples of the royal family.
Out of the Past
Season 0 / Ep 5
57 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Archaeological dig of ancient stone buildings surrounded by historical city buildings and streets. A large dome is visible in the distance. Caption. Eventually led to the discovery of a large complex of buildings.
Out of the Past
Season 0 / Ep 6
57 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Brown computer graphic of a star made of 4 intersecting lines. Text on screen reads, "'an' or heaven." Caption. A star shape, to represent god or heaven.
Out of the Past
Season 0 / Ep 4
57 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of a statue of a man's face with curly hair and a medium length curly beard. It is made of dark stone. Caption. And king of all gods, Jupiter Optimus Maximus.
Out of the Past
Season 0 / Ep 7
57 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Individual bends forward holding a pot over large stones. Adobe huts with straw roofs and large trees stand in background. Caption. And given her age, she had to make a big effort.
The Call Of Africa
Episode 11
50 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Women with head coverings seated on ground. Caption. Involve culturally sensitive approaches to family planning.
27 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Profile of a man working on a stone sculpture of a head. Caption. The sculpture represents a family reunion.
The Call Of Africa
Episode 7
51 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Black and white closeup of a statue of the Virgin Mary touching a heart on her chest with 1 hand and holding out her palm with the other. Caption. They were exposed to writings in the Roman alphabet.
Speaking In Tongues: The History Of Language
Episode 4
46 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Closeup of a man in black face paint outlined with white. He wears an elaborate hat with feathers extending from both sides. Caption. They can express things that are almost equally difficult.
Speaking In Tongues: The History Of Language
Episode 2
46 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Men in yarmulkes and hoiche hats approach the Western Wall in Jerusalem. Caption. It could go back hundreds of thousands of years.
Speaking In Tongues: The History Of Language
Episode 1
46 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Aerial view of a street crowded with cars and surrounded by buildings. The street runs toward a pagoda in the distance. Caption. A Beijing citizen learning English campaign.
Speaking In Tongues: The History Of Language
Episode 5
46 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Man paddles an outrigger canoe through crystal blue water. Caption. To the diversity of languages in the Pacific.
Speaking In Tongues: The History Of Language
Episode 3
46 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Closeup of a large tree trunk in a forested setting. Caption. And 80 percent of the population died in 2 weeks.
The Adventurers
Episode 4
45 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Weathered remains of a sandstone structure stand in a desert landscape. Caption. This place is a sandstone temple.
The Adventurers
Episode 3
45 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man works over a small fire in a dark space. Children sit in background. Caption. They have planted rice and cassava.
The Adventurers
Episode 1
44 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Closeup of a weathered human skull in a room with a large plexiglass case. Caption. Last remains of the Pericú, a tough, isolated tribe.
The Adventurers
Episode 2
45 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man stands in profile with a police man next to him. Caption. Such introduced severe Islamic penalties.
58 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
People sitting and standing in front of a grass hut. Caption. They, too, have to be held accountable.
58 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
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
Wide shot of a crowd standing around a building, and pouring out of a balcony and stairs. Caption. We do not talk of tribes in the N, P, N.
58 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man in military dress uniform seated before a microphone. Caption. Victory for the unity of this country.
58 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Sign with Afrikaans words, Interdit, venteet consomation de boissons alcoolisees. Caption. Amadou Bamba, in a vision, first received his calling.
58 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Nomadic farmers walking with animals. Caption. Africa's animals were about to lose their souls.
58 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Wide shot of low skyscrapers. Caption. In what continent am I, Africa or Europe?
58 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Person gesturing towards spear-like weapons used to hunt shark. Caption: and they have multiple rows of teeth on them.
The Brain Scoop
Episode 24
3 minutes 13 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
2 women in glasses speak to one another as they sit across from each another at a table. One holds a black boot. Caption. Why would somebody be walking on coral reefs?
The Brain Scoop
Episode 44
10 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
People wrapped in cloth holding walking sticks, herding a large herd of bovine. Caption: people started domesticating animals for food,
The Making Of The Fittest
Episode 5
14 minutes 56 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Overhead shot of 3 men and a woman sitting in a booth with colorful fabric displayed as if for sale. Caption. News was transmitted by word of mouth.
The Call Of Africa
Episode 6
46 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Hmong man handing a bundle of white string over a counter to another person out of view. Caption. All the relatives tie strings to their wrists.
56 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Aerial view looking down from a hill over a grassy landscape. Caption. When the rains are benevolent.
The Call Of Africa
Episode 10
50 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Figures carry objects on their heads through an area scattered with straw structures. Caption. Once we landed, we walked some 20 minutes.
The Call Of Africa
Episode 5
52 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
3 men sit at microphones. Across from them a man in a headset sits behind a sound mixing console. Caption. Are often used at the service of the party in power.
The Call Of Africa
Episode 9
54 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Partially exposed fossil in rocks and sand. Caption: We may not have that in any other specimens.
Wild Chronicles
Season 3 / Ep 326
4 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Person carefully handling a very small humanoid skull. Caption: that researchers dubbed "the hobbit."
Wild Chronicles
Season 3 / Ep 319
3 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Bones of a skeleton laid out in relation to each other. Caption: In 1974 scientists found Lucy -- a hominid species
Wild Chronicles
Season 2 / Ep 203
6 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Person kneeling on the ground and reaching for an object. Caption: It's the ancient graveyard of a lost civilization.
Wild Chronicles
Season 3 / Ep 332
6 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Rocky hillside with a few small plants. Caption: this barren desert was covered by a vast inland sea.
Wild Chronicles
Season 3 / Ep 340
5 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Overhead closeup of a mummified head with dark hair laying on tan and white clothes. 2 gloved hands with tan sleeves use tools on the mummy. Caption. Researchers have opened a well-preserved mummy in Peru.
Wild Chronicles
Season 3 / Ep 327
2 minutes 49 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
A man carrying a spear over his shoulder and 2 women carrying baskets on their heads walk to a body of water. A large tree hovers above them. Caption. Or even converted Christians.
The Call Of Africa
Episode 12
49 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12