Zig Zag: The Eskimos

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started14th Jan 1985
ended25th Feb 1985
last rpt12th Jun 1987
3 school years
duration20 mins
age rangeAge 7-9
languageenIn English
Zig Zag Eskimos book cover.jpg

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The Eskimos is a unit of the BBC Schools TV series Zig Zag from the 1980s, covering social studies for primary school pupils.

A look at how people live in arctic conditions and how life works for modern Inuit people in Canada, including interviews with the women and children living in Canada in the 1980s

Episode List

# Title Broadcast
1. The Arctic #1985-01-14-00-00-0014 Jan 1985
2. At Home on the Ice #1985-01-21-00-00-0021 Jan 1985
3. Sedna and the Seals #1985-01-28-00-00-0028 Jan 1985
4. The Coming of the Caribou #1985-02-04-00-00-004 Feb 1985
5. Women and Children #1985-02-11-00-00-0011 Feb 1985
6. The Eskimos Today #1985-02-25-00-00-0025 Feb 1985


Year Term Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Channel Details
1984-85 Spring 1985 Monday, 11:00am Wednesday, 2:40pm BBC2
1986-87 Spring 1987 Monday, 11:00am Wednesday, 2:15pm BBC2
Summer 1987 Wednesday, 1:38pm Friday, 10:15am BBC2 Subtitle Slot



There were teacher's notes and a project book available.

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