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Program Title: Silk Road
EASC Code: CS-13
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Region/Country: China
Language: English
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Subject: History, Geography
Program Type: Documentary
Media Type: VHS
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Producer: Stanford Program on International and Cross-Cultural Education
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Color or BW: Color
Program Abstract: A video tape included for a unit called "Along the Silk Road," which was intended for middle - secondary school students. "World history, geography, and world culture classes will benefit from this unit's treatment of the rich and colorful history and geography of the Silk Road. Engaging small group activities, which draw on many primary sources, will allow your students to explore these historic routes through the lives of people such as Marco Polo and Xuan Zang who lived and traveled these pathways from early days to the present. An adaptation of the simulation Heelotia is included."
Data Entry Date: 5/11/1999