These brief video segments can be used alone or in combination, to introduce a topic or to spark discussion among your students. The video segments can be adapted for any grade level. Stream the video segments from the players below, or scroll to the bottom of the page to find downloadable QuickTime versions of the videos. These videos are also used in the lesson plan Exploring the Natural World of the Balkan Peninsula (Grades 9-12).
Excerpts from the NATURE episode, Wild Balkans.
Danube Delta (Delta Dunarii)
Downloadable QuickTime versions of the video segments:
(Note: To download a video, right click on the video title and click “Save Link As…’ or “Save Target As…”. On a Mac, press the CTRL key and simultaneously click the mouse, then save the link.)
1. Danube Delta (Delta Dunarii)
A close look at the Danube Delta (Delta Dunarii), Europe’s most extensive wetland.
A look at the dry and stony region of Dobrudza.
A look at the wildlife and terrain of Durmitor region of the Balkans.
4. Kopacki Rit
A look at Kopacki Rit, one of Europe’s most extensive and important wetlands.
5. Skadar Lake
A look at Skadar Lake, the largest lake in the Balkans.
A look at the terrain and the vultures & other inhabitants of the desolate, mountainous region of Tikves.