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Real West: Rush for Gold CD-ROM Lesson Plan Set with DVD

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  • Format: DVD
  • Rating: Not Rated
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Run Time: 50 Minutes
  • Region: Region 1 Region?
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.33:1
  • Language: English
  • Studio: A&E Video

From El Dorado to Fort Knox, GOLD! mines the millennia to forge a comprehensive and compelling look at the "king of metals."

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The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill in California unleashed a frenzy that remade the American West. With first-person testimonies and colorful maps, this program depicts life in mining towns and the effects of the Gold Rush as '49ers struggled to strike it rich and start life anew. (1 CD-ROM; 1 DVD approx. run time: 60 minutes.

The REAL WEST: RUSH FOR GOLD Lesson Plan is just one element of the comprehensive set, EARLY EXPANSION CD-ROM Lesson Plan Set.

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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