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Scientific Method (2008)

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We are faced with problems and questions every day of our lives. This video introduces students to the scientific method, which scientists use to solve problems and answer questions they have about our world.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Scientific Method

Investigating Mixtures, Solutions, Elements, and Compounds (2009)

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Vivid video footage and everyday examples help students understand and differentiate mixtures, solutions, elements, and compounds. Additional concepts and terminology: element, pure substance, properties, atoms, molecule, compounds, types of mixtures, suspension, colloid, and alloy.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Investigating Mixtures, Solutions, Elements, and Compounds

Investigating Chemical Reactions (2009)

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From cooking food to enjoying the warmth of a fire, we use chemical reactions every day. This exciting video highlights the major characteristics and types of chemical reactions. Additional concepts and terminology: reactants, products, physical and chemical changes, chemical equation, reaction rate, and indicators of chemical reactions.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Investigating Chemical Reactions

Exploring Freshwater Biomes (2009)

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Breathtaking footage introduces students to different types of freshwater biomes. Special emphasis is given to the characteristics and life forms of freshwater environments. Additional concepts and terminology: salt water, fresh water, lakes, ponds, rivers, streams, wetlands, swamps, marshes, and uses of fresh water.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Exploring Freshwater Biomes

Exploring Fossils (2008)

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In this video, students learn why fossils are often referred to as “windows to the past.” The basic requirements for fossil formation are identified. Vivid footage and animations of various fossils highlight different types of fossil preservation, including petrification, imprints, molds and casts, freezing, amber fossilization, and preservation in tar pits.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Exploring Fossils

Forces in Fluids (2008)

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Using colorful animations, this video explores the fascinating characteristics of fluids. Pressure and its impact on the behavior of fluids is emphasized. Bernoulli’s and Pascal’s principles are highlighted, offering real-life examples of both. Finally, density and its effect on buoyancy are explored.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Forces in Fluids

Exploring Grassland Biomes (2009)

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This video highlights common characteristics of grasslands, as well as the different types of grasslands found throughout the world. Some of the plants and animals that inhabit grasslands are featured, as are the changes grasslands have undergone over time.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Exploring Grassland Biomes

Exploring Marine Biomes (2009)

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The fascinating marine biome covers more than 70 percent of Earth’s surface. Colorful video footage illustrates the physical and biological features of this vast biome. Additional concepts and terminology: oceans, salinity, currents, ocean zones, benthos, plankton, nekton, and estuary.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Exploring Marine Biomes

Environmental Problems and Solutions (2008)

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This video introduces students to the important role the environment plays in our everyday lives. Several environmental problems are highlighted, with a focus on pollution and global warming. The video explains how these problems impact the health of our planet and its inhabitants. Finally, the importance of sustainability is discussed.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Environmental Problems and Solutions

Forming Bonds (2009)

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From the water we drink to the salt we put on food, we benefit from atomic bonds every day. Colorful, easy-to-understand animations and video footage illustrate the process of chemical bonding and various types of bonds.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Forming Bonds

Investigating Earth's Natural Resources (2008)

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This video makes students aware of the important role natural resources play in our everyday lives. It begins by differentiating between renewable and nonrenewable resources, offering examples of both. It also identifies different types of natural resources, including land, air, and water resources.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Investigating Earth's Natural Resources

Exploring the Building Blocks of Matter (2009)

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Colorful animations highlight the major features of atoms, often referred to as the building blocks of matter. Special attention is given to the arrangement and models of atoms. Additional concepts and terminology: atomic theory, model of atom, element, nucleus, protons, neutrons, electrons, atomic number, atomic mass, electron cloud, isotope, and modern periodic table.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Exploring the Building Blocks of Matter

Math Curse

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One morning a little girl wakes up to find everything in life arranging itself into a math problem...and she must find her way out of the Math Curse!

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Math Curse

Lincoln and Douglass: An American Friendship

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In celebration of Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday in February 2009, we present this story of the unusual friendship between two great American leaders.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:12
Lincoln and Douglass: An American Friendship

March On! The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World

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In celebration of the 45th anniversary of the MARCH ON WASHINGTON, Martin Luther King, Jr.'s sister presents a personal, stirring account of the remarkable day Dr.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:20
March On! The Day My Brother Martin Changed the World

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