Eureka! - India, China and Africa is a double-disc DVD compilation where children from India, Asia and Africa share their lives, traditions and vibrant cultures. Pupils will gain an insight into life in settings that are very different to their own - whether rural or urban, traditional or modern.
Curriculum Connections: Geography & Citizenship
The embedded support materials are designed to assist teachers in lesson planning for effective use of the programmes in the classroom. They include background information, programme outlines, learning outcomes, suggestions for activities and printable activity sheets.
The India File: A glimpse of life in modern India, interwoven with insights into its history and culture - from life in Bombay (Mumbai) with its 'Bollywood' movie industry to the life of Mahatma Gandhi.
- Life in Bombay
- Life in the Village
- Arts and Crafts
- The Struggle for Freedom
China: Fun and Firecrackers: We are introduced to Chinese children: where and how they live, what their schools and families like, what they most enjoy doing and the society around them.
- Brush Painting
- Kung Fu Kids
- Magic Lantern
- Eat Play Boys Girls
Africa's Child: The programmes focus on the lives of ten children from diverse backgrounds who describe in their own words what it is like to be growing up in Africa at the beginning of the twenty-first century.
- Ghana- Dance to the Drum
- Kenya - Living with Lions
- Zanzibar - Spice Girl
- Cameroon - My Rainforest
- Swaziland - Living with Ancestors
- Niger - Desert Journey
- Egypt - Big City Girl
- Mozambique - Streetwise
- Ethiopia - Festival of Fire
- South Africa - The Boy Who Wanted to Fly
Eureka! - India, China and Africa is aimed at Key Stage 2 students (7 - 11 year olds)