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Exploring Our Solar System: Planets and Space for Kids - FreeSchool

Here is an in-depth introduction to the Solar System and the planets that are in it. From the sun to why poor Pluto is no longer considered a planet, come along for a ride across the Solar System and learn a ton of cool facts about Solar System!

The beginning of the universe for beginners - Tom Whyntie

How did the universe begin -- and how is it expanding? CERN physicist Tom Whyntie shows how cosmologists and particle physicists explore these questions by replicating the heat, energy, and activity of the first few seconds of our universe, from right after the Big Bang.

Mexico and the Mayans

BrainPOP UK - Maya Civilisation

In this educational, animated video for students aged 7-14 Tim and Moby explain why the Maya civilisation wasn't exactly an empire, but still constituted a unified culture. You'll also find out about the Maya script, the only complete written language developed by indigenous Americans and the role of religion in Maya society.

Exploring Maya Civilization for Kids: Ancient Mayan Culture Documentary for Children - FreeSchool

The Maya culture was one of the most powerful and longest lasting civilizations in the history of the world. For thousands of years, they dominated the Yucat√°n peninsula in Central America. The Maya were fierce warriors who practiced human sacrifice, but they were also scholars, writers, mathematicians, astronomers, and artists.