Big History

TV review by Joyce Slaton, Common Sense Media
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Common Sense says

age 12+

Get the big picture in sometimes-violent fact-based series.

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age 15+

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age 15+

Ideas better understood by adults than kids

I watched this with my 5th grader (11). My 5th grader found the effects to be "cool" (they fly from scene to scene) but did not understand the content. We watched the one about Salt. The pace was too quick and the concepts too difficult. Possibly high school students could understand that this is a conceptual look at history, but they need to have some strong background in certain historical concepts, ideas and time frames.

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Too much violence

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