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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
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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
Length: 
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 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?

Weighing Things (2011)

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This program explores the interesting and fun process of weighing common objects. Concepts and terminology: matter, mass, weight, scale, and metric system.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
0:12
Weighing Things

The Nature of Waves (2008)

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When we think of waves, we often think of the ocean or another large body of water. In this video, students learn that waves are all around us and are responsible for many of the sounds we hear and the light we see. Real-life examples are used to explain how waves move and travel through different mediums.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
The Nature of Waves

What is a Fish? (2011)

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This lively video investigates the wide, colorful assortment of fish found on the planet. Concepts and terminology: saltwater, freshwater, cold-blooded, fins, backbone, eggs, scales, and gills.

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

What is a Bird? (2011)

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Vivid, live-action footage of birds from throughout the world illustrate the lives of birds. Concepts and terminology: feathers, wings, skeleton, flight, and eggs.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
0:10
What is a Bird?

What is Sound? (2008)

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When you hear the roar of traffic, the bark of a dog, or your teacher’s voice, you are experiencing sound. This program uses colorful animations to explore important characteristics of sound, including intensity, loudness, pitch, and frequency.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
What is Sound?

Animal Behavior (2008)

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Animals engage in a variety of behaviors throughout their lives. This program explores animal behavior and gives special attention to specific types of behaviors, such as obtaining food, avoiding predators, and finding a mate.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Animal Behavior

Blood and Circulation (2008)

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The cardiovascular system supplies the body with oxygen, transports wastes produced by cells, and helps fight disease and infection. Colorful animations illustrate the structure and function of the primary components of the cardiovascular system- the heart, blood, and blood vessels. Tips on maintaining a healthy cardiovascular system are also discussed.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Blood and Circulation

Energy Resources (2007)

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Hardly a minute goes by without using energy resources. This video program explores the wide range of energy resources including: crude oil, natural gas, coal, nuclear energy, moving water, biomass, solar energy, wind energy, and geothermal energy. The relative advantages and disadvantages of each energy resource are outlined.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:20
Energy Resources

Food and Digestion (2008)

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Every day we eat a wide variety of food to provide the body with the energy it needs. All food is not the same and contains different types of nutrients. This program explores the six major groups of nutrients. Three-dimensional animations help explain the process of digestion in the body. Special attention is given to healthy eating habits.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Food and Digestion

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