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Toward Civilization   -  Discontinued

Toward Civilization

Item Number:
DCS DC773762
54 min.
Closed Caption:
Discovery Channel School
Grade Level:
6 - 12
Trace the development of human civilization from the earliest hunter-gatherers to the remarkable society of ancient Egypt. Four segments span the African plains, the mountains of Europe, and the Nile Delta. Before We Ruled the Earth--Explores the lives of early prehistoric humans and the tools they used. Out of Africa--Examines possible evidence in our genes that humans share a common ancestor. Secrets of the Iceman--Tells the story of a 5,300-year-old body discovered in the Alps, including scientists' attempts to find out who this man was by recreating his final day. The Nile: Where Egypt Began--Investigates the birth and growth of the Egyptian civilization along the banks of the river Nile. Through these examples, students learn how civilization developed and why it is crucial to the survival of humankind.

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