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Minerals (2008)

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This program covers the major characteristics of minerals, while exploring the roles minerals play in our lives. Crystal structures, which make up minerals, are illustrated, as are examples of the wide range of minerals. Live-action footage from around the world demonstrates the processes by which minerals form.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
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0:15
Minerals

Weathering and Erosion (2008)

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This program illustrates the everyday, real-life processes of weathering and erosion. Easy-to-understand examples of weathering help students differentiate between the processes of mechanical and chemical weathering. Vivid footage of processes such as freezing, thawing, condensation, and rusting help students grasp how weathering works.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Weathering and Erosion

Body Systems and Health (2008)

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This DVD contains four 20-minute segments:

Healthy Circulatory and Respiratory Systems:

Grade Level: 
Middle
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0:20
Body Systems and Health

Weather Around Us (2007)

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This program introduces students to some of the fundamentals of weather including air pressure, wind, and moisture. The basic principles of cloud formation and precipitation are explored. Important terminology includes: heat energy, atmosphere, troposphere, sun, local winds, global winds, humidity, water vapor, evaporation, condensation, and precipitation.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
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0:15
Weather Around Us

Stars and Galaxies (2008)

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Using crisp images and lifelike animations, this program introduces students to the intriguing realm of stars and galaxies. The main characteristics of galaxies and stars are discussed. Special attention is given to the features of stars, including size, temperature, and brightness. The life cycle of a star is also highlighted, as are the tools used by astronomers to study space.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
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0:15
Stars and Galaxies

Our Distant Neighbors (2008)

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This program explores the outer planets of the solar system. Vivid, colorful images transmitted by exploratory spacecraft serve as the basis of this video tour of Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune. Often referred to as the “gas giants,” the unique features of these large and distant planets are described.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Our Distant Neighbors

Winter (2011)

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Snow-covered forests, animals foraging for food, and sports provide for an exciting glimpse into the wonders of the winter season. Concepts and terminology include: snow, ice, hibernation, winter sports, and winter solstice.

Grade Level: 
Primary
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0:12
Winter

Why Do We Measure (2011)

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This video illustrates the many everyday ways we measure things, and the importance of measurement in science. Concepts and terminology: length, liquid, mass, scale, temperature, and time.

Grade Level: 
Primary
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0:12
Why Do We Measure

Solutions at Work (2009)

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Engaging footage illustrates the types, characteristics, and uses of solutions, paying special attention to solutions we use every day. Additional concepts and terminology: solution, suspension, solute, solvent, water, concentration, solubility, saturated and unsaturated solutions, pH, acids, and bases.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Solutions at Work

Spring (2011)

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This video explores the features of spring, focusing on the unique habits of plants, animals, and people during this season. Additional concepts and terminology: season, sunlight, warmth, hibernation, migration, revolution, axis, and equinox.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
0:12
Spring

Skin, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems (2010)

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This colorful video highlights the major features of the skin, skeletal, and muscular systems. Live-action footage, accompanied by three-dimensional animations, illustrate these fascinating body systems. Special attention is given to the care and maintenance of skin, skeletal, and muscular systems.

Grade Level: 
High
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0:20
Skin, Skeletal, and Muscular Systems

The Life of Birds (2010)

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Birds are a vertebrate group with which we are all familiar. This beautiful and colorful video explores the major characteristics, adaptations, and life cycles of this group of animals. Special emphasis is paid to the features that enable birds to fly. Vivid footage from throughout the world also illustrates some of the major groups of birds.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
The Life of Birds

The Classification of Organisms (2010)

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For thousands of years scientists have named and categorized the vast array of life on Earth. This video program highlights the major advances concerning the classification of life, more specifically focusing on current trends in systematics and taxonomy.

Grade Level: 
High
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0:20
The Classification of Organisms

Summer (2011)

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Live-action, colorful footage illustrates the exciting, natural highlights of summer. Activities of plants and animals during the summer season are explored. Additional concepts and terminology include: growth, development, seeds, food storage, recreation, and solstice.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
0:12
Summer

The Changing Phases of Matter (2009)

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In this program, students will witness how a substance, such as water, can exist in several dramatically different phases. Easy-to-understand examples illustrate how phase changes occur. Additional concepts and terminology: states of matter, particles, solid, liquid, gas, plasma, melting, freezing, vaporization, boiling, evaporation, condensation, and sublimation.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
The Changing Phases of Matter

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