DVDs Available in the Media Center

DV 0399
(Maryknoll Society)

The  fourteen minute segments introduces the lives, hopes and struggles of children around the world.  These short videos explore the cultures and concerns of boys and girls worlds away . . . and yet so very much like us.  Perfect for viewing in a single class period, these eye-opening films can be used for social studies, geography and religion courses from middle through high school.  Episodes are in both English and Spanish; study guides are included.  Episodes include: Mexico, Navajo Reservation, Chehalis Reserve, Japan, Cambodia, Thailand, Philippines, Cuba, Haiti, South Africa, Guatamala, El Salvador, Peru, Brazil, Egypt, Tanzania, Dominican Republic and Puerto Rico.

DV 0400
(National Geographic)

This DVD describes human prenatal development through all 38 weeks of pregnancy, emphasizing the first trimester developmental period when all body systems and more than 90 percent of body parts emerge and begin to function.  This science documentary features rare imagery of the living human embryo and fetus.  It combines facts gleaned from the medical literature with images produced from six different medical-imaging technologies.  This visually complelling DVD provides an overview of key features of human embryonic development and contains video sequences of human embryos combined with helpful animations and narration.  There is a PDF text of the program included in English, Spanish and French.  The DVD includes Spanish or French subtitles.

For more information on DVDs available go to www.catholiccincinnati.org/oec, click on Media Center or email sidneymediacenter@catholiccincinnati.org.


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