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Disappearing World

An exciting opportunity for your students to become anthropologists
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Here is a rare and exciting opportunity for your students to become anthropologists! Highly informative videos and narration introduce 8 fascinating societies in nearly forgotten corners of the world. Societies can be explored by themes including: making a living, men and women, wealth, knowledge and power, and religion and belief. The rich collection of images and commentary are an invaluable resource for Geography and Social Studies curriculums. A second disc offers printable materials that lead students through case studies, comparisons, and data collection.

The following societies are explored:

Basques (highland herders from the French/Spanish border)
Kalasha (Himalayan mountain people)
Kawelka (Pig herders from the Papua New Guinea highlands)
Kayapo (Amazonian rainforest hunters)
Lau (South Pacific islanders)
Mende (West African farmers)
Mursi (Savannah herders of East Africa)
Trobriand Islanders (Yam farmers from the Western Pacific)

Students will be captivated by videos, and inspired to investigate each culture from around the globe.

8 Societies presented in multimedia format
Cultures explored include the Basques, Lau, and Mende
Themes include: making a living, wealth, and religion
Fascinating videos are fully narrated
Printable case study materials included on second disc

Minimum system requirements
Win 3.1+, 486, 4 MB RAM, SVGA, 256 colors

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