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Author: Andrew Schlessinger; Top Dog Media (Firm); Schlessinger Media.
Publisher: Wynnewood, PA : Schlessinger Media, ©2004.
Series: Greek mythology for students.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape : Elementary and junior high school   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The ancient Greeks were fascinated by nature, and their storytellers created tales to explain natural phenomena. In this video, students learn the mythical rationale for the cycle of the seasons through the myth of Persephone and how the narcissus flower was named for a mythical vain young man. Kids also learn the story of Helios, the sun god and how the Greeks explained the presence of deserts, volcanoes and ice  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Children's films
Juvenile works
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Juvenile films
Named Person: Persephone, (Greek deity); Persephone, (Greek deity); Narcissus, (Greek mythological character)
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Schlessinger; Top Dog Media (Firm); Schlessinger Media.
ISBN: 1572257482 9781572257481
OCLC Number: 53811199
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Target Audience: Grades 4-8.
Description: 1 videocassette (23 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in. + 1 teacher's guide (5 pages ; 19 cm).
Details: VHS.
Series Title: Greek mythology for students.
Responsibility: produced by Top Dog Media ; executive producer, Andrew Schlessinger.

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The ancient Greeks were fascinated by nature, and their storytellers created tales to explain natural phenomena. In this video, students learn the mythical rationale for the cycle of the seasons through the myth of Persephone and how the narcissus flower was named for a mythical vain young man. Kids also learn the story of Helios, the sun god and how the Greeks explained the presence of deserts, volcanoes and ice caps on the earthly landscape.

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