K.7 - People, Communities and the Physical Environment

Crazy For California

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Travel reporters Sandy Feet and Sunny Burns take you on a madcap journey across the Golden State which you will not soon forget.


Keywords: travel, landmarks, rhyme, California, geography, United States

Crazy For California

Crazy for Canada

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Take a trip unlike any other in the company of Lester B. Beaver who travels across the country trying to discover the true meaning of Canada. A great geography lesson for young children who want to learn more about Canada.


Keywords: travel, rhyme, landmarks, Canada, geography

Crazy for Canada

Our California

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Award-winning author Pam Muñoz Ryan celebrates the wonders of her home state. Jaunty poems introduce California's major cities and regions.

Our California

Observando el clima (Observing Weather) (2011)

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Live-action weather footage helps students learn how they can observe the weather. Concepts and terminology: temperature, air pressure, weather systems, precipitation, and wind.

Find the English language version of this video at: Observing Weather

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:12
Observando el clima (Observing Weather)

Changing Climate (2014)

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Nearly everyday we hear about global warming. What exactly is global warming and how is the planet undergoing climate change? This concise, easy-to-understand video addresses this question. It also takes a close look at possible causes, consequences, and solutions to this problem.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:12
Changing Climate

Weather Safety (2011)

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Staying safe in all kinds of weather and avoiding weather-related injuries are the focus of this practical video. Concepts and terminology: lightning, tornado, wind, hurricane, and safe shelter.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:10
Weather Safety

How Location Affects Life: Different Areas, Climate, Latitude, and Longitude (2006)

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Students examine geographical and human factors that affect personal and societal ways of life. Physical components such as climate, landform and relative location are discussed, expanding a learner's understanding of characteristics within northern and southern hemispheres, differing latitudes and longitudes.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
How Location Affects Life: Different Areas, Climate, Latitude, and Longitude

Observing Weather (2011)

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Live-action weather footage helps students learn how they can observe the weather. Concepts and terminology: temperature, air pressure, weather systems, precipitation, and wind.

Find the Spanish language version of this video at: Observando el clima

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
0:10
Observing Weather

The Air Around Us (2011)

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Often hard-to-understand concepts of air, gases, air pressure, and layers of the atmosphere are plainly explained in this fascinating video. Concepts and terminology: oxygen, nitrogen, layers, weather, jet stream, and northern lights.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
0:12
The Air Around Us

Great Times in All Kinds of Weather (2006)

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This series features Emily, a dynamic, six year old host, who leads children and adults alike through a new era of discovery utilizing her unique perspective. Using this natural, unscripted format, Emily investigates the world through her own candid comments and questions engaging everyone she meets. The result is an extraordinary show that entertains and teaches.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
0:30
Great Times in All Kinds of Weather