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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?

Cells (2008)

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This fascinating program explores the smallest, but most important units of life – cells. It begins by highlighting the cell theory, including the important discoveries that led to its development. Common cell parts are illustrated through lifelike animations, as are different types of cells, including prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Cells

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
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0:15
Animal Behavior

Amazing Amphibians and Reptiles (2010)

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This colorful, fascinating program explores the amazing features of amphibians and reptiles. The major characteristics of these two vertebrate groups are highlighted from vivid video footage captured throughout the world. Special attention is also paid to the fascinating features of specific examples of amphibians and reptiles.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Amazing Amphibians and Reptiles

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

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

Exploring Forest Biomes (2009)

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Using vivid footage filmed on location around North America, this video explores the characteristics, locations, and inhabitants of the three main types of forests – deciduous forests, coniferous forests, and rainforests. Additional concepts and terminology: biome, rainfall, climate, deciduous tree, coniferous tree, taiga, tropical and temperate rainforests, and epiphyte.

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

Exploring Energy (2008)

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Every day we use many types of energy to accomplish different tasks. This program uses real-life examples to differentiate between potential and kinetic energy, and to demonstrate different forms of energy, including mechanical, thermal, chemical, electromagnetic, sound, and nuclear energy. Energy conversions and the law of conservation of energy are also discussed.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Exploring Energy

Microscopic Life (2008)

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Just about everything we eat, touch, and see contains organisms too small to be seen with the naked eye. This video explores the fascinating world of microscopic life. It begins by discussing viruses and explaining how these cause disease. Bacterial cells are described, highlighting the important roles they play on Earth.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Microscopic Life

Moving Muscles and Bones (2008)

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Bones and muscles, which enable the body to move and carry out its everyday functions, are the focus of this program. Easy-to-understand anatomical animations depict different bones and joints found in the body. The three primary types of muscles – smooth, cardiac, and skeletal – are discussed, with special attention given to their roles within the body.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Moving Muscles and Bones

Maintaining a Healthy Body (2010)

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Maintaining a healthy body is a fundamental part of leading a fulfilling, successful life. This video program highlights many of the basic things everyone can do to maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Maintaining a Healthy Body

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