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U.S. geography for children. The Midwest [videorecording] / produced and directed by JWM Productions, LLC. ; writer, Anne M. Dickerson.

Schlesinger, Andrew. (Added Author). Dickerson, Anne M. (Added Author). JWM Productions (Added Author). Schlessinger Media (Added Author).
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  • 3 of 3 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Series Information

U.S. geography for children
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Brownstown PL - Brownstown JDVD 917.7 M629 (Text) 79361000017794 Juvenile Nonfiction DVDs Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield jDVD 917.7 Midwest (Text) 78292000257499 Children's Non-Fiction DVD Collection Available -
Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial DVD j 917.7 U.S. (Text) 33946002377914 Audio Visual - 1st Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 157225887X
  • ISBN: 9781572258877
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide (5 p. ; 19 cm.)
  • Publisher: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, c2004.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Included features: discussion questions; map activity.
Accompanied by the teacher's guide of the same title U.S. Geography for Children. The Midwest / Julia McMeans, Rudolph Lea.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Teacher's guide includes Suggested Internet Resources and Suggested Print Resources (p. 5-[6]).
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of phototgraphy, Markus Zeffler ; editor, Kelli E. Boyd ; music, Charlie Barnett, Dusty Rose.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator: Cynthia Lin.
Summary, etc.:
Students visit the states of Minnesota, Wisconsin, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Iowa and Missouri. They also visit the Great Lakes, and cross the Interior Plains as they learn about the region's history, culture, industry and natural resources. Some time is spent with a dairy farmer in Wisconsin, and they visit Chicago, the region's largest city, along with two spectacular sculptures carved into the sides of mountains: Mount Rushmore and the Crazy Horse Memorial. After taking a hot air balloon ride across the farms of the Midwest, students have some typical Midwestern food, including bratwurst and Swedish pancakes.
Target Audience Note:
For grades K to 4.
System Details Note:
DVD, all regions, NTSC.
Language Note:
In English or Spanish.
Subject: Geography > United States > Juvenile films.
Geography > Study and teaching (Elementary) > Juvenile films.
Geography > United States.
Middle West > Geography > Juvenile films.
Middle West > Geography.
Minnesota > Geography.
Wisconsin > Geography.
Illinois > Geography.
Indiana > Geography.
Michigan > Geography.
Ohio > Geography.
North Dakota > Geography.
South Dakota > Geography.
Nebraska > Geography.
Kansas > Geography.
Iowa > Geography.
Missouri > Geography.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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