informative and easy to watch. Explores China, Japan, India and the Americas
from 500-1500 AD and explains the living conditions and developments that came
out of that time and how it has influenced our lives today. Much of the
information is new and very compelling. We love it!...”
KIDS FIRST! Film Festival Adult Juror
sciences, and trade routes flourished during this era...voice-over narration
(accompanied by traditional music) describes artistic achievements, inventions
(paper, kites, silk), social customs, and Buddhism...Period artifacts and
contemporary location footage add visual diversity. Useful for making students
aware of ancient developing civilizations..."
Candace Smith, BOOKLIST, April 2009
“…impressive in its graphics, images, music and narrative – very engaging...” Dr. Larry Cuban, Stanford University
“This is a stand-out product...narrated in first
person by Confucius, creating a very interesting presentation...the content is
excellent and easy to understand...an excellent resource for any middle or
high school history unit.” Children’s Software
and Media Revue
This DVD learning resource is designed for home, classroom and library use.
Correlates with state and national social studies standards.
Ages 9 to adult. Running time approximately 25 minutes.