This acclaimed video series, now on DVD, profiles children, their families and their cultures from around the world.
Children of the Earth introduces middle- and high school students to their peers in Asia, Africa, and the Americas.
Each episode is 14 minutes long, designed to be viewed in a single class period. These eye-opening films can be used for social studies, geography, and/or religion courses.
Updated Study Guides are included on a separate CD-ROM.
2 DVD set plus CD-ROM. English. NTSC. 294 mins total.
Africa - Teenagers Lauren Joseph and Yolisa Silwana of Cape Town, South Africa; Fifteen-year-old Samah of Cairo, Egypt; Bernard, age 15, from rural Tanzania.
Asia - Thirteen-year-old Satomi from Japan; Tok Thea, an amputee from rural Cambodia; Burmese exile Impia from Thailand; and 11-year-old Jurrick from the Philippines.
The Caribbean - Two fourteen year-olds, Eduardo of Havana, and Yudez from rural Cuba; Marie Julie from a coastal village in Haiti; 13-year old Jonathan from the Dominican Republic, and, in a new episode, 11-year-old Natalie and her family in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Central America - Mayan teenager Natividad from Guatemala; 15-year-old Marvin and his family’s return after the civil war to El Salvador.
North America - Mexico: Fifteen-year-old Jesus and his 2 sisters in Cuidad Juarez; and 13-year-old Guadalupe in Chiapas. Odessa, aged 13, from the Navajo Reservation in Arizona; 17-year-old Dallas, of the Stolo tribe in Chalai Reserve, British Columbia.
South America - Bette from the Andes in Peru; Lucivaldo in rural Brazil.