Synopsis by Alice Day
Transportation systems are the focus of this five-part series directed at students in grades seven through 12. Throughout the world, shipping is a major way of moving goods across the oceans, and Look and Learn - The Young Geographer: Water Transport looks at the bustling ports of international cities. Some of these cities owe their economic dominance to their success in trade over the centuries. This series of programs utilizes colorful animation and maps to help students understand complex concepts and discussions.