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Preflight Checklist [electronic resource]: Where to Land-Apartment or Dorm?

Learning Zone Express (Firm)
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Isabel is going away to college, but before she can "come in for a landing" at her new school, she has to consider her housing options. In this video, Isabel's friends, brother, and father help her compare dorm and apartment living, giving viewers insights into details and challenges like moving costs, roommates, leases, safety issues, and more. Correlates to all applicable National and State Educational Standards including the NCLB Act.
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Run Time
13 min.
11 & up
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on Apr. 01, 2010.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
Apartment or Dorm?
Where to Land
  • Dormitory Living (1:01)
  • Benefits of Dorm Living (1:02)
  • Downside of Dorm Living (1:45)
  • Apartment Living (1:20)
  • Financial Advantages of Dorm Living (1:05)
  • Costs of Apartment Living (1:03)
  • Renting a Room in a Home (1:14)
  • Practical Issues of Apartment Living (1:00)
  • Roommate Issues (1:11)
  • College Students: Solo Living (0:55)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2010], c2006.
Publisher no.
41208 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (13 min.) : sd., col., digital file. + instructional materials (online)
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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