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  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 4
  • Run Time: 270 Minutes
  • Region: Region 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Language: English
  • Studio: A&E Home (Exclusive)

The Latin America 3 pack set includes Ponce de Leon, Mexico: Courage and Conquest, and The Maya. These CD-ROM lesson plans include short video clips organized by theme, primary source documents, maps, and other historical images, discussion and review questions, internet-based student activities and more.

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Latin America 3 pack set includes:

Ponce de Leon: The First Conquistador: This CD-ROM interactive lesson plan explores Ponce de Leon's negotiations, voyages, the organization of his crew, and his amazing encounters with new lands and peoples across the Americas.

The primary sources include:

  • Original texts written by Christopher Columbus, King Ferdinand, King Charles V and others
  • images of cultural artifacts and key exploration maps.

Mexico: Courage and Conquest: This CD-ROM interactive lesson plan explores the epic story of the development of Mexico, from the early civilizations of the Mayans and Aztecs through the revolution and industrialization.

Primary sources include:

  • Aztec poetry and architecture
  • the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo
  • the Plan of San Luis Potosi
  • historical observations on Texas, U.S. intervention, education and society
  • a mural by Diego Rivera
  • a map of 19th-century Mexico
  • and more.

The Maya: This CD-ROM interactive lesson plan unearths the secrets of the great temple-city of Palenque, the center of the Mayan world to understand why the Mayans altered their historical records before abandoning it mysteriously in 835 AD.

Primary source documents include:

  • Ancient Maya writings, images of cultural artwork, temple and trade route maps, and more.

These CD-ROM lesson plans include short video clips organized by theme, primary source documents, maps, and other historical images, discussion and review questions, internet-based student activities and more.

The Multimedia Classroom contains a full-length documentary on DVD accompanied by a comprehensive social studies lesson plan organized by subject on CD-ROM.

Each lesson integrates short video clips that bring history topics alive, printable primary source documents, maps and other visual aids, printable review and critical thinking questions, vocabulary lessons, internet-based activities, and other resources. These materials are designed to correlate to both national and state curriculum standards.

The History Channel Multimedia Classroom is a set of exciting new social studies teaching tools drawn from its award-winning program content. These comprehensive lesson plans, correlated to individual state and national curriculum standards, are easy to use for both teachers and students.

Each unit contains the following:

  • Short video segments that bring history topics to life
  • Maps and other visual materials
  • Discussion and review questions
  • Easily printable primary source documents
  • Classroom activities and Internet-based activity links

Suitable for Middle School through Junior College.

For PC and MAC users system requirements, click here.

Every lesson is designed to offer maximum flexibility. Teachers can select entire plans or only the elements they need, allowing them to individually tailor each lesson. Each multimedia lesson is available in CD-ROM format (both PC & Mac compatible) and is accompanied by full-length award-winning programs on DVD from The History Channel®.

Minimum system requirements for PC users:

  • Intel Pentium III Processor or higher
  • Windows 2000 or Windows XP
  • 256 MB RAM minimum, 512 MB RAM recommended
  • 550 MB Available Hard Disk Space
  • 800x600, 16-bit (thousands of colors) color display or better
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Mouse
  • PCI Sound Card and Speakers
  • Printer recommended

Minimum system requirements for MAC users:

  • Mac® OS 10.3
  • iMac or G3 350 MHz or faster processor
  • 256 MB RAM minimum, 512 MB RAM recommended
  • 550 MB Available Hard Disk Space
  • 800x600 16-bit (thousands of colors) color display or better
  • CD-ROM drive
  • Mouse
  • Sound Card and Speakers
  • Printer recommended

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