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Nature myths / a production of Schlessinger Media ; executive producer, Andrew Schlessinger ; executive producer/writer, Ray Messecar ; director, Ray Messecar ; [produced and directed by] Top Dog Media Incorporated.

Schlessinger, Andrew. (Added Author). Messecar, Ray. (Added Author). Bott, Kevin. (Added Author). Schlessinger Media. (Added Author). Top Dog Media (Firm) (Added Author).
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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Evergreen Indiana.

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Zionsville PL - Hussey-Mayfield Memorial DVD j 292.13 GREEK (Text) 33946002422454 Audio Visual - 1st Floor Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1417102608
  • ISBN: 9781417102600
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (23 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 teacher's guide (5 pages ; 19 cm.)
  • Publisher: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, 2005.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Special features: chapter select, discussion questions & activities.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Cosimo Scianna ; video editing & graphics, Elements Post ... [et al.] ; music, Bruce H. Zimmerman.
Participant or Performer Note:
Live-action host, Kevin Bott.
Summary, etc.:
The ancient Greeks were fascinated by nature, and their storytellers created tales to explain natural phenomena. In this video, students learn the mythical rationale for the cycle of the seasons through the myth of Persephone and how the narcissus flower was named for a mythical vain young man. Kids also learn the story of Helios, the sun god and how the Greeks explained the presence of deserts, volcanoes and ice caps on the earthly landscape.
Target Audience Note:
Grades 4-8.
System Details Note:
DVD; all region, NTSC.
Language Note:
English or Spanish dialogue; closed-captioned.
Subject: Mythology, Greek.
Nature > Mythology > Juvenile films.
Persephone (Greek deity) > Juvenile films.
Narcissus (Greek mythological character) > Juvenile films.
Helios (Greek deity) > Juvenile films.
Mythology, Greek.
Nature > Mythology.
Persephone (Greek deity)
Narcissus (Greek mythological character)
Helios (Greek deity)
Mitologa̕ griega > Pelc̕ulas cinematogrf̀icas juveniles.
Genre: Animated films.
Educational films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Educational.

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