A video instructional series for high school and college classrooms; 26 half-hour video programs, coordinated books, and Web site
The Power of Place: Geography for the 21st Century
teaches the geographic skills and concepts that are necessary to understand the world. Geography educators and content experts from around the globe shed light on the physical, human, political, historical, economic, and cultural factors that affect people and natural environments. Maps, animation, and academic commentary bring into focus case studies from 50 sites in 36 countries. Originally produced in 1996, the entire series has been updated. Each case study features new interviews, maps, video footage, and graphics in order to reflect the geographic issues of our world in the 21st century. A coordinated Web site provides further content information and connection to the National Geography Standards.
Produced by Cambridge Studios. 2003.