Heart of the Ozarks
By Anne Sargent, Harrison School District
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Video series about the area surrounding the Buffalo National River in northwest Arkansas. This area is commonly referred to as the “Ozarks” which takes on a meaning of its own to those who speak the name. Part of the appeal of the Ozarks is the terrain, but the people that make up the region have shaped this land as much as the natural landscape.
|1||VideoHeart of the Ozarks||A glimpse of the first national river in United States with the National Park designation. This majestic river has shaped the area for many years and continues to influence the people of the Ozarks.||8/5/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|2||VideoWomen of the Ozarks||Whether they are cooking a meal, planting a garden or even delivering a baby, women of the Ozarks have molded this area into thriving places to settle. This video features two women born in the early 1900’s whose lives exemplify life in the Ozarks.||8/5/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|3||VideoA Boone to the Ozarks||Boone County Arkansas is located in northwest Arkansas. This video begins with a quiz to see how much you know about one of the 75 counties of Arkansas and then highlights the history and current issues affecting this county.||8/5/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|4||VideoPark-Ology||Ecological issues affect the Buffalo National River in ways that visitors sometimes don’t see. This video explains some of the issues that the park service works to remedy and how they affect all of us.||8/5/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|5||VideoConversations with a Congressman||Congressman Hammerschmidt has lived in and served the people of the Ozarks for many years. Still active in the community, he visited with students at Forest Heights Elementary School to give us a glimpse of this Ozark politician.||8/5/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|6||VideoFour and No More||Four counties in northwest Arkansas make up the area in the Buffalo National River. This video highlights the history and current issues of each county in the region.||8/5/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
|7||VideoLearning from the River||The river can teach us all so much, but you have to know what’s there to be able to use it. This video explains resources and locations that educators can use to teach students about the Ozarks.||8/5/2011||Free||View in iTunes|
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I am Gracie from conversation with a congressman watch it i like it alot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (: I want to be president whoooo hooooo!!!!!! (: