Eureka! - India, China and Africa DVD

Eureka! - India, China and Africa DVD

Age Range: 7-11

Product Code: LS050236

£80.00
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  • DVD
  • Subtitles
  • Programme Notes

1 x 75-minute | 1 x 60-minute | 10 x 15-minute programmes

Eureka! - India, China and Africa DVD

Double-disc DVD compilation where children from India, Asia and Africa share their lives, traditions and vibrant cultures.  Pupils will gain an insight into life in settings that are very different to their own - whether rural or urban, traditional or modern.

Curriculum Connections

  • Geography
  • Citizenship

Features

The embedded support materials are designed to assist teachers in lesson planning for effective use of the programmes in the classroom.  They include background information, programme outlines, learning outcomes, suggestions for activities and printable activity sheets.

Disc 1

The India File A glimpse of life in modern India, interwoven with insights into its history and culture - from life in Bombay (Mumbai) with its 'Bollywood' movie industry to the life of Mahatma Gandhi.

  1. Life in Bombay
  2. Life in the Village
  3. Arts and Crafts
  4. The Struggle for Freedom
  5. Celebrations

China: Fun and Firecrackers We are introduced to Chinese children: where and how they live, what their schools and families like, what they most enjoy doing and the society around them.  

  1. Brush Painting
  2. Kung Fu Kids
  3. Magic Lantern
  4. Eat Play Boys Girls

Africa's Child The programmes focus on the lives of ten children from diverse backgrounds who describe in their own words what it is like to be growing up in Africa at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

  1. Ghana- Dance to the Drum
  2. Kenya - Living with Lions
  3. Zanzibar - Spice Girl
  4. Cameroon - My Rainforest
  5. Swaziland - Living with Ancestors
  6. Niger - Desert Journey
  7. Egypt - Big City Girl
  8. Mozambique - Streetwise
  9. Ethiopia - Festival of Fire
  10. South Africa - The Boy Who Wanted to Fly

Africa's Child

The series looks at the present and future of Africa through children's eyes.  The programmes focus on the lives of ten children from diverse backgrounds who describe in their own words what it is like to be growing up in Africa at the beginning of the twenty-first century.

  1. Ghana - Dance to the Drum
  2. Kenya - Living with Lions
  3. Zanzibar - Spice Girl
  4. Cameroon - My Rainforest
  5. Swaziland - Living with Ancestors
  6. Niger - Desert Journey
  7. Egypt - Big City Girl
  8. Mozambique - Streetwise
  9. Ethiopia - Festival of Fire
  10. South Africa - The Boy Who Wanted to Fly

FREE interactive games and activities - Geography Essentials

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