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1-3 hours
Complete NOVA programs, divided into chapters

Social Studies


Astrospies (Feb. 2008)

An elite corps of secret U.S. astronauts is trained to gather intelligence on the Soviets during the Cold War. Watch now (49 mins.)

Cracking the Maya Code

Cracking the Maya Code (Apr. 2008)

The story behind the centuries-long decipherment of ancient Maya hieroglyphs. Watch now (49 mins.)

Killer Subs in Pearl Harbor

Killer Subs in Pearl Harbor (Jan. 2010)

Beneath the waves, discover an untold story of a day that lives in infamy. Watch now (50 mins.)

Secrets of the Parthenon

Secrets of the Parthenon (Jan. 2008)

How did the ancient Athenians build this near-flawless icon of Greece's golden age? Watch now (49 mins.)

The Spy Factory

The Spy Factory (Feb. 2009)

Examine the high-tech eavesdropping carried out by the National Security Agency and the pitfalls of surveillance in an age of terrorism. Watch now (50 mins.)


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