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Study The First Americans Using Online Video

A Review of Studying The First Americans: The Paleo Indians Using Online Video.

Using these online subtitled videos you and your students will have the opportunity to study and learn about the PaleoIndians, or ‘first Indians,’ who populated the American continent about 11,500 years ago.

Zane Education’s library of online educational video includes a comprehensive range of History topics, and today we review the topic of The First Americans: The PaleoIndians.

The PaleoIndians, or ‘first Indians,’ who populated the American continent about 11,500 years ago, is a curriculum-based topic intended for children and students of 6 to 11 years of age up, or Kindergarten up to Grades 5.

The topic of The First Americans: The PaleoIndians is presented in 6 videos entitled:

  • Introduction
  • The Pleistocene Age
  • The Excavation of Blackwater Draw
  • Hunting and the Paleoindian Toolkit
  • A New Human Culture
  • Paleoindian Migration and Native American Ancestry

Using these online subtitled videos you and your students will have the opportunity to study and learn about the PaleoIndians, or ‘first Indians,’ who populated the American continent about 11,500 years ago.

The objective of these 6 videos on the curriculum topic of  ‘The First Americans: The PaleoIndians’ is to help the student:

  • Discover how analyzing the tools and weapons found at key archaeological digs in Texas, New Mexico, and Colorado have given us detailed information about how the Paleoindian cultures lived.
  • Explore the unique culture from the mammoth hunters to the buffalo hunters to the ancestors of today’s Native American cultures.
  • Describe the North American climate during and after the Pleistocene age.
  • Learn about different types of dating methods, including Carbon 14 dating, tree-ring dating, and stratigraphy.
  • Understand key words relevant to studying The PaleoIndians including: Alibates, Anasazi, Aztec, box canyon, Cenozoic Era, Clovis point, Cretaceous period, Eskimos, fauna, fluting, fossil, Inca, land bridge, maize, mastodons, migration, plateau, spearpoint, steppe and Tertiary period.

Sample Video about The First Americans: The PaleoIndians

Comments:

Zane’s unique approach to Visual Learning and the use of subtitled video to teach the topic ‘The First Americans: The PaleoIndians‘ provides an interesting, compelling and enjoyably effective way for kids to study this subject. The use subtitled video enables children to study The First Americans: The PaleoIndians, while at the same time using the subtitles to improve their Reading and Literacy skills – a rare opportunity in education today.

Zane’s approach to the use of online video developed specifically to provide the curriculum-based information about the PaleoIndians, or ‘first Indians,’ who populated the American continent about 11,500 years ago, is a refreshing option to the use of textbooks alone, and the combined use of subtitles with the video allows each child to choose whether to watch, listen to, or read each video presentation – according to their preferred Learning Style.

It provides a wonderfully beneficial experience for the average student, and by providing these choices for kids to process the information according to their level of ability, they also make this material on the PaleoIndians, or ‘first Indians,’ accessible to a wide range of kids with Special Education needs. Of course the use of online educational video also provides the gifted students the opportunity to study at their own speed.

As always Zane Education out-performs other companies in the online educational video market by providing each topic with its own Lesson Plan – which parents, Teachers and other subscribers can download at no cost, online interactive study tools to ensure that each child can study the topic ‘The First Americans: The Paleo Indians’ thoroughly, and an interactive multiple-choice quiz on the topic.

 

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