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Subject: So. Studies/Sciences: Geography/Cultures

Children of the World Series

Best Children's Series -Telly Awards
The host and narrator of this award-winning series is Gregory K. Krosnes, "Professor Greg," who loves to introduce children to other children and their families in faraway places. In each program children get to meet various children Click for more

Mexico

Mexico

Professor Greg introduces children to the country of Mexico, located in North America, but very much a Latin American culture. First we travel to Ensenada, the third-largest city in the state of Baja California, which is located about 70 miles south of Tijuana; here we meet seven-year-old Rebecca Jose Torres, who is of Aztec Indian descent. We visit her home and school; listen to a Mariachi band and enjoy a delicious tamale; then we experience a Mexican Mardi Gras, where her friend Victor Mendoza Reales has been crowned King of the parade; we meet her artist friend, Carlos, who gives her some painting tips, and Nina, who teaches children ceramics and sculpture; then we visit the area's famous Blowhole, La Bufadora in Spanish, one of only three such waterspouts in the world. Next we travel to Maneadero, Baja California, and meet a Oaxacan Indian, Epifanio Sandoval Garcia, 13, who helps his family create arts and crafts as a means of survival. 00/08DE PIJ 30 min.
Also See: Mexico 1-10; Mexico; Adventure 5: Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Mexico City, Mexico; Adventure 6: Mexico; Mexico: Tarahumara 1 & 2; Mexico: VW Bug





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