The Tell Me Why Series, based on the books by Arkady Leokum, gives informative and easy-to-understand answers to the many questions children ask about everyday subjects. "People, Places & Interesting Things" focuses on questions like: "Who are Homo Sapiens?" "Where did American Indians Come From?" "When did the first African come to the North Pole?" and "How was the Grand Canyon formed?" Topics in this episode include: Cro-Magnon Man, Great Wall of China, Napoleon, Pythagoras, Seven Wonders of the World, The Vikings. The "Geography" episode focuses on questions like: "What are maps and globes?" "What is the difference between latitude and longitude?" "What are the largest land masses?" "What is pollution?" and "Why are rainforests important?" Topics in this episode include: The Equator, Grids, Types of Maps, Weather and Climate, Four Major Landforms, Peninsula/Cape, and Natural Resources. Grades 1-6. 60 minutes on DVD.
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