Song, Turn It Down
Segment's song highlights the idea of reducing noise pollution and identifies examples of noise pollution.
Map: The Dead Sea
Jordan is a monarchy and a key, modern Middle Eastern country, but its history includes many important events that continue to influence its peoples' lives. Parts of the Old Testament are set near the River Jordan and at Mt. Nebo, reputedly Moses' burial ...
Despite being Europe?s second vastest country, Ukraine has often been threatened by its larger Russian neighbor, as well as by other invaders. Its greatest city, Kiev, has its own historical treasures and renown, as have other cultural and geographic site ...
Jose Clemente Orozco
Orozco's politics can be seen in his art - he drew crude characterizations of false leaders and rebel-rousers.
Spanish and English Story: Miriam Needs Help
Miriam is talking to Señorita Fernández's picture. She is sad because there is no money and she is a failure - she can't run the Funky Fonda while her sister is away. Lu and Mark overhear and Lu translates for Mark -- that Miriam is worried because she ...
The Bolshevik Uprising
Nicholas II, the last of a centuries-old Russian dynasty that saw itself as ruling by divine right, had a beautiful family and no sense of his country?s impending disaster. He preferred to stay at home in St. Petersburg, away from his responsibilities. Wo ...
Osceola Refuses Treaty
The Seminoles were a multicultural group of Native American and African American peoples who fled into the Spanish territory of Florida. When the U. S. acquired Florida, Osceola and Billy Bowlegs led the fight to retain their lands. The tribe never offici ...
Comanches Battle U.S. Army
Quanah Parker was born to a Comanche chief and his white wife, and for awhile he led the Native Americans? fight against the early settlers. But he successfully adopted white ranchers' ways, living between two worlds and becoming famous in both.
From the metropolis of Jakarta to the reefs around Sumbawa Island, Indonesia offers a great variety of cultures and ways of life. This huge nation is spread along thousands of islands, and its history has generated many traditions, religions, and national ...
A group of educators, writers, and social activists, calling themselves "Anti-Imperialists" opposed expansionism. They believed this attitude was in direct opposition to the American value system. Besides the moral objections, they cited many practical re ...
Born an aristocrat, Toulouse-Lautrec celebrated the social swirl of the cabaret, theaters, and race tracks of Paris. Disabled in childhood, he was fascinated with the world of physical action, and his works of art evoke the splendor and miseries of the un ...
Segment highlights the facts and fiction of this celebrated outlaw.
Recycling Yard Wastes
An enthusiastic recycling coordinator takes viewers through the recycling process for cans, plastics, and newspapers, emphasizing the useful products and hundreds of jobs that are created by recycling. The machinery and processes used at Material Recovery ...
Quote: Luther at Worms
Through dramatic reenactments, meet Jan Hus, John Wycliffe, Martin Luther, and others who challenged established authority and often paid a high price. Their actions led to the Reformation, and its affect on the whole of Europe in the late Renaissance are ...
Postcards 1 and 2
Two postcards post questions about why people traveled west and why people would settle in South Dakota
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