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Eli Whitney

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DVD

FEATURES & DETAILS:

  • Copyright: 2001
  • Language: English, Spanish
  • Closed-Captioned
  • Color, Live Action
  • MARC records, Catalog Card Kit and Single Main Entry Cards are available
  • Features: Chapter Select, Discussion Questions & Activities
  • Technical: Single Layer, Single Sided, Full Screen
  • DVD Region: ALL
Price: $39.95
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CDN Pub Library: $39.95 US  (V6841CP)
CDN School: $49.95 US  (V6841CS)
CDN Board/District: $89.95 US  (V6841CB)
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Grades: 4 to 8
  
Runtime: 23 minutes
  
Item #: V6841
  
Availability: In Stock!
  
Format: DVD
  
Also Available In:
Digital Rights
  
Closed-Captioning: Yes

Schlessinger Media
 


PRODUCT SUMMARY


(1765-1825) In the early 19th century, cotton became king of the economy in the American South. Eli Whitney explains the events that led to the invention of the cotton gin and the enormous economic changes that resulted, while also addressing its unforeseen impact on slavery in America. Through the use of dramatic re-creations, archival films, photographs and actual drawings and materials, students will experience the fascinating life and work of Eli Whitney.This program brings the inventor to life, showing how his creativity, vision and determination helped change the fortunes of a young nation! Part of the Inventors of the World DVD Series. A Teacher's Guide is included and available online.


EDITORIAL REVIEWS

"No school or public library should be without this entire series which combines the best of education and entertainment in a technically flawless presentation…It should be at the top of every librarian’s purchase list."- School Library Journal

"...recommended..."- Booklist

"…a welcome and invaluable addition to school and community library collections, as well as ideal supplement for home schooling curriculums."- Midwest Book Review (Aug 2006)


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