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Explore More: Working Landscapes Feature Video
As our population grows, so do the pressures we put on the land. Working landscapes are a way of sustainably managing land by incorporating social, economic, and ecological aspects. When these are in balance, the land is able to continually provide for us. Finding that balance is the challenge. This program examines the possibilities, surveys the experts, and presents thoughtful questions to challenge the viewer.

Feature Video
This 30-minute broadcast program outlines several issues surrounding the sustainability of our natural areas, surveys stakeholders and experts in the field, and presents thoughtful questions to challenge your students. Find out more.

Viewpoint Extras
The Explore More: Working Landscapes VHS program contains an additional 15 minutes of issue-based interviews featuring stakeholders and experts. Find out more.

Discussion Guide
The Explore More: Working Landscapes companion video discussion guide includes pre-viewing and post-viewing questions, timecodes for easy accessibility, and key vocabulary words.

Video Script
The video script for Explore More: Working Landscapes includes the Director's script and instructions for the 30-minute main feature.

Program Information
Title: Explore More: Working Landscapes
Series: Explore More
Producer: Iowa Public Television
Distributor: Iowa Public Television
Copyright: 2002 Iowa Public Television
Physical Format: VHS
Length: 29:00 minutes (plus additional 15:00 minutes of interview segments)
Audience: Grade 6-10 +
Closed Captioning: Yes
Duplication Rights: Unlimited duplication rights for educational purposes within Iowa.

This program is supported by funds from the Roy J. Carver Charitable Trust and a USDE Star Schools Grant.

How to Get a Copy

  • All project materials are available at no cost to Iowa educators
  • Some Iowa AEAs have VHS and DVD copies in their collection for Iowa educators. VHS or DVD versions of the program are not currently available outside of Iowa.
  • Program VHS and DVDs can be found in many Iowa public libraries.
  • If you are an Iowa teacher and have a question about obtaining a copy of the VHS or DVD program, please contact us .
  •  Explore More is distributed to North American television and educational networks through the National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA).

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