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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
Length: 
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
Length: 
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

What is a Mammal? (2011)

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From dogs to squirrels to elephants, we are familiar with many different mammals. This video explores some of the fascinating features of this amazing group of animals. Concepts and terminology: backbone, fur, warm-blooded, milk, and live young.

Grade Level: 
Primary
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0:12
What is a Mammal?

The Amazing Nervous System (2010)

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From skiing down a steep mountain, to playing the piano, the nervous system enables us to accomplish remarkable tasks. This video focuses on the amazing structures in the nervous system that allows humans to maintain and carry out a wide range of functions.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
The Amazing Nervous System

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

What is a Reptile? (2011)

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This exciting video uses captivating footage to illustrate the exciting features of snakes, lizards, and turtles in their natural habitats. Concepts and terminology: cold-blooded, scales, shell, and eggs.

Grade Level: 
Primary
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0:12
What is a Reptile?

What is an Insect? (2011)

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This fascinating program takes a look at the major characteristics of familiar and unusual insects that swarm the planet. Concepts and terminology: invertebrate, six legs, and exoskeleton.

Find the Spanish version of this video at: Que es un insecto?

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
0:12
What is an Insect?

What is an Amphibian? (2012)

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This colorful program explores the fascinating, and changeable features of amphibians. Concepts and terminology: cold-blooded, metamorphosis, frog, tadpole, toad, and salamander.

Find the Spanish version of this video at: Que es un anfibio?

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
0:12
What is an Amphibian?

What is the Water Cycle? (2011)

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This beautiful program illustrates the key components of the water cycle that occurs everywhere around us. Concepts and terminology: condensation, evaporation, precipitation, cloud, rain, snow, sleet, and hail.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
0:12
What is the Water Cycle?

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