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41. California by Schlessinger Media. Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2004. . 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide (5 p. ; 19 cm.) , On this trip, we will explore California's varied landforms, taking a trip deep into Death Valley and high up into the Sierra Nevada Mountains. We will travel to Hollywood, the movie capital of the world, talk to a seismologist and learn about the history, industry, natural resources and culture of the state, especially the contributions of native peoples and immigrants. We will tour big cities like San Diego, rural areas where people farm, and even visit a real ghost town! Of course, no trip to this warm and sunny state would be complete without a visit to the California coast, and an exciting ride through hilly San Francisco in a cable car! California...here we come!  Availability: No items available:

42. Florida by Schlessinger Media. Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2004. . 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide (5 p. ; 19 cm.) , On this trip we will explore Florida's landforms, taking a trip to the Florida Keys and exploring the vastness of the Everglades. We will travel to Disney World in the city of Orlando and the John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park where people come to dive to view the magnificent multicolored coral reefs. During our trip we will investigate the history, industry, natural resources and culture of the Sunshine State, and journey along the Gulf of Mexico on the Intracoastal Waterway. Of course, no trip to Florida would be complete without a visit to cosmopolitan Miami, where we will soak up the sunshine and Cuban culture! Availability: No items available:

43. Michigan by Schlessinger Media. Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2004. . 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide (5 p. ; 19 cm.) , On this trip we will explore Michigan's varied landforms; its Upper and Lower Peninsulas, the Great Lakes and its plains. We will cross the Mackinac Bridge, which connects the two peninsulas and travel to Beaver Island, a popular vacation spot for Michiganders. We will learn about the state's culture, history, natural resources and industry, as we visit a car designer working at General Motors in Detroit, Michigan's largest city. Of course, no trip to Michigan would be complete without exploring all of the fun outdoor activities available: skiing, skating, ice fishing and hockey in the winter months, and hiking, sailing, camping and canoeing in the summertime. Availability: No items available:

44. New york by Schlessinger Media. Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2004. . 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide (5 p. ; 19 cm.) , On this trip we will explore New York's landforms, taking a trip under Niagara Falls and up into the Catskill Mountains. We will explore the history, industry, natural resources and culture of the state, especially the contributions of immigrants and native peoples. We'll take a trip along the Erie Canal, visit many important cities like Albany, Buffalo and Rochester, and rural areas that produce delicious apples and ice cream! Of course, no trip to the Empire State would be complete without a stop in New York City! There we will tour Central Park, Times Square and the Statue of Liberty, and also spend some time with a Brooklyn native. Availability: No items available:

45. Texas by Schlessinger Media. Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2004. . 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide (5 p. ; 19 cm.) , On this trip we will explore Texas landforms, touring the vast open plains and basins. We'll travel to the Alamo, the site of a famous battle, spend some time digging up dinosaur fossils with a paleontologist and learn about the history, industry, natural resources and culture of the Lone Star State, especially the influence of Spanish and Mexican peoples. Visits to big cities like Houston and Dallas are scheduled, along with a trip to a ranch. Of course, no trip to Texas would be complete without investigating the lives of real-life cowboys, so saddle up as we ride on the Chisholm Trail! Availability: No items available:

46. United States flag by Fabian, Rhonda Publication: Wynnewood, Pa. : Schlessinger Media, 2004, ©1996. . 1 videodisc (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide (5 p. ; 19 cm.) , Irene Bedard, the recognized voice of Disney's Pocahontas, narrates this journey through American history created especially for children. This program explains the origins and evolution of the American flag, the role of Betsy Ross, the national anthem, "The Star Spangled Banner," the Pledge of Allegiance and proper care of the flag. Availability: No items available:

47. United States expansion by Fabian, Rhonda Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, 2004, ©1996. . 1 videodisc (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + teacher's guide [6] p. , Irene Bedard, the recognized voice of Disney's Pocahontas, narrates this journey through American history created especially for children. This program covers the story of the Lewis & Clark Expedition and Sacajawea, follows the life of a child in a pioneer family, "America the Beautiful," the forced relocation of Native Americans from their homelands, the story of John Henry and the history of Mount Rushmore. Availability: No items available:

48. Immigration to the U.S. by Fabian, Rhonda Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, 2004, ©1996. . 1 videodisc (ca. 25 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + teacher's guide [6] p. , Irene Bedard, the recognized voice of Disney's Pocahontas, narrates this journey through American history created especially for children. This program examines the groups who came to the United States, the story of a child who immigrates to America, the history of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, the story of Chinese immigration and the many faces of immigration today Availability: No items available:

49. Washington, D.C. by Fabian, Rhonda Publication: Wynnewood, Pa. : Schlessinger Media, ©2004. . 1 videodisc (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide. , Irene Bedard, the recognized voice of Disney's Pocahontas, narrates this journey through American history created especially for children. This program illustrates the planning and building of important buildings and monuments of Washington, D.C., including the Capitol Building, the White House, the Lincoln Memorial, the Jefferson Memorial, the Vietnam Memorial and the Supreme Court Building. Availability: No items available:

50. National observances by Fabian, Rhonda Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, 2004, ©1996. . 1 videodisc (ca. 25 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide (5 p. ; 19 cm.) , Irene Bedard, the recognized voice of Disney's Pocahontas, narrates this journey through American history created especially for children. This program explains why we celebrate Veterans Day, Memorial Day, Labor Day, Independence Day, Election Day and the history of voting in America. Availability: No items available:

51. United States Constitution by Fabian, Rhonda Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, 2004. . 1 videodisc (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. , Irene Bedard, the recognized voice of Disney's Pocahontas, narrates this journey through American history created especially for children. This program recounts the story of the Constitution, the biographies of George Washington and Benjamin Franklin, and the great seal of the United States. Availability: No items available:

52. African American life by Fabian, Rhonda Publication: Wynnewood, Pa. : Schlessinger Media, 2004, ©1996. . 1 videodisc (ca. 25 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + Teacher's guide [6] p. , Irene Bedard, the recognized voice of Disney's Pocahontas, narrates this journey through American history created especially for children. This program explores the African-American journey from Africa to slavery, resistance to slavery, racial segregation, the Emancipation Proclamation, the Civil Rights Movement, the biography of Martin Luther King, Jr. and life for African Americans today. Availability: No items available:

53. Equal rights for all by Fabian, Rhonda Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2004. . 1 videodisc (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + teacher's guide [6] p. , Irene Bedard, the recognized voice of Disney's Pocahontas, narrates this journey through American history created especially for children. This program illuminates the story of the Bill of Rights, the abolitionist movement, the biographies of Abraham Lincoln and Susan B. Anthony, and a child's perspective of the Emancipation Proclamation. Availability: No items available:

54. Early settlers by Fabian, Rhonda Publication: Wynnewood, Pa. : Schlessinger Media, ©2004. . 1 videodisc (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + teacher's guide [6] p. , Irene Bedard, the recognized voice of Disney's Pocahontas, narrates this journey through American history created especially for children. This program recounts the story of the Pilgrims and the voyage of the Mayflower to Plymouth Rock, the Mayflower Compact, Squanto and the first Thanksgiving, and life in colonial Williamsburg. Availability: No items available:

55. American independence by Fabian, Rhonda Publication: Wynnewood, Pa. : Schlessinger Media, ©2004. . 1 videodisc (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + teacher's guide [6] p. , Irene Bedard, the recognized voice of Disney's Pocahontas, narrates this journey through American history created especially for children. This program covers the story of the Declaration of Independence, a child's firsthand account of the Boston Tea Party, the biography of Thomas Jefferson, the history of the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, and the song "My Country 'Tis of Thee." Availability: No items available:

56. Susan B. Anthony by Schlessinger Media. Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2005. . 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide. , Did you know that not too long ago, many Americans didn't have the right to vote? If you were a woman living in the United States before the early 1900s, it would have been illegal for you to cast a ballot -- and doing so could have landed you in jail! One great American fought long and hard for the right for all of us to vote, and in Susan B. Anthony, kids will get an up-close look at the life of this pioneering voice in the struggle for equal rights. See how her lifelong dedication to the fight for equality changed the lives of women in America forever. Availability: No items available:

57. Cesar Chavez by Schlessinger Media. Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2005. . 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide. , Cesar Chavez overcame huge obstacles, including extreme poverty and the prejudice that he experienced as a Hispanic American and a migrant farmer, to achieve his goal of helping to organize the first successful union for America's farm workers. As a union activist, he promoted the use of nonviolent strikes, boycotts and protests to help farm workers obtain better pay and working conditions, and forever changed the relationship between farm owners and workers. In this fascinating portrait, kids will examine the life of this dedicated labor leader, whose determination to help others gave thousands a voice and the power to change things for the better in this country. Availability: No items available:

58. Amelia Earhart by Schlessinger Media. Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2005. . 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide. , At a time before hopping on a plane was a common form of travel, this adventurous woman took to the air, proving that in the big blue skies, there was room for both men and women to make history! In Amelia Earhart, kids will examine the life of this pioneering aviator, whose daring flights set records and amazed the world. From her youthful introduction to airplanes to her record-setting flights and her mysterious disappearance while attempting to fly around the world, this exciting program documents Earhart's life and accomplishments through a lively mix of archival images and newsreel footage. Availability: No items available:

59. Benjamin Franklin by Schlessinger Media. Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2005. . 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in + 1 teacher's guide. , Benjamin Franklin explores the life and contributions of America's first great inventor. Students will see that Franklin was a practical man who felt a great obligation to make the world a better place, inventing many useful things that helped improve people's everyday lives, including the lightning rod, the 'Franklin stove' and bifocal lenses. Driven by his patriotism and supported by his skills as a diplomat, Benjamin Franklin also helped create what might be the greatest of all his inventions -- the United States of America! Availability: No items available:

60. Thomas Jefferson by Schlessinger Media. Publication: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2005. . 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide. , He lived during a time of great conflict and war -- but he is most famous for fighting battles with a pen rather than a sword. In Thomas Jefferson, kids will examine the life of the statesman who wrote one of the world's greatest documents -- the Declaration of Independence -- and, in turn, helped form the United States of America. From his days in colonial Virginia to his election as president of the United States, kids will discover Jefferson's many contributions to American society, including the development of the Library of Congress, the capital of our nation, Washington D.C., and the great western expanse of North America that he felt compelled to explore. Availability: No items available: