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Format: DVD
Length: 11:00 Minutes
Grade Level: 4-9
Closed Captioned
Price: $15.00
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Just 150 years ago it took months to travel from New York to California by covered wagon. But in today's globalized world, communicating with virtually anyone on the planet is a matter of touching a button, and traveling from New York to California takes a mere five hours.

Enter one of the most important inventions of our time - the jumbo jet. And enter two bold entrepreneurs who sought out business partners in a most unlikely place. Come along as 47 prize-winning thoroughbred race horses journey halfway across the globe and marvel in the fact that somewhere a horse is in flight every day of the year. Learn how airfreight, more than just a way to get consumer goods in a hurry, is a global platform from which unique business partnerships are born.

When Horses Fly covers numerous educational standards across several subject areas including ELL, Media/Technology, Language Arts, and Social Studies for Grades 4-9. To find which standards it covers specific to your grade, subject area, and which standards your district follows, use our Standards Alignment tool.
Subject Areas:
Business / Family & Consumer Science
Economics
Science & Technology
World History / Geography
Topics:
Agriculture
Entrepreneurship
Globalization
Innovation
Technology
Trade
Transportation
 
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