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Grade 7 Social Studies

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Prayer of Peace. This is Our Home: Standing for Freedom in Burma

This short video accompanies the full length documentary called "Prayer of Peace: Relief and Resistance in Burma's Way Zone."

Prayer of Peace: Relief and Resistance in Burma's War Zone

This video discusses the Karen people and their struggle for survival in Burma. Over one million Karen villagers fight to stay alive inside Burma. Filmmaker Matt Blauer illegally crosses the border seven times as he assists aid workers. He interviews a nurse who is devoted to helping escapees fol...

Our Mother Earth

Mother Earth has been neglected and is in desperate need of care and attention. In this DVD program, young people from around the world bring Earth's plight to the forefront. The Earth is emitting a silent scream and humans are not listening to the language of nature. The young people in the prog...

Circle of Friends

This video examines the story of five children who have been affected by AIDS. The five children, Jessie, Chimwemwe, Lute, Benson, and Benwell, reside in Malawi. Each child has lost one or more parents to death from AIDS. The children live in poverty and need to take on more responsibility and pr...

The Rockies

Geologists search for clues of massive tectonic shifts that reverberate through the continent, forcing the mountains up out of the plains. Bends and cracks reveal the growth pangs of the mountain building era.

The Great Lakes

This episode tells the story of the changes in the geology and landscape of the vast central area of North America. In recent geologic history, five interconnected freshwater lakes are formed. We explore a long vanished mountain range, the remains of a tropical salt-water sea and trace the story ...

The Canadian Shield

Geologic time has shaped the Canadian Shield into a complex ensemble ranging over millions of square kilometres. The geography of the Shield has been surveyed from North to South, and yet its underground world still leaves much to be explored. The Canadian Shield is one of the last frontiers of h...

The Atlantic Coast

This episode tells the story in three dramatic chapters of how tectonic upheaval pummelled and pounded eastern North America until the shape we recognize today finally emerged. The discovery of fossils provides proof of how North America and Africa were once bound together. Tectonic movement lies...

The Appalachians

From studying the sediment deposits at Anticosti Island, to rebuilding the history of one of the most significant mass extinctions (443 million years ago), scientists are piecing together elements that continue to shape this diverse region. Scientists reveal the fractures in this active earthquak...

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