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Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad

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Henry dreams of a world where his life belongs to him. But when his family is sold, he risks everything for what he knows is right.

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Elementary
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0:12
Henry's Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad

Getting to Know Mo Willems

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This beloved award-winning author; who has made us chuckle while capturing the essence of childhood and family life, discusses his art and inspiration.

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Elementary
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0:23
Getting to Know Mo Willems

Ellington was not a Street

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In this reflective poetic tribute, the author remembers growing up when many of the great figures in African-American history gathered in her family home to talk and share ideas and even sing.

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Elementary
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0:12
Ellington was not a Street

The Dot / El Punto (English and Spanish Versions)

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Vashti doesn't think she can draw, but her teacher encourages her to "just make a mark and see where it takes you." Vashti at first ventures one small and unremarkable dot, but is soon making big d

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Primary
Elementary
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00:06
The Dot / El Punto (English and Spanish Versions)

The Star-Spangled Banner

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This is the story of the American victory during the war of 1812, set to the song created by Francis Scott Key. Detailed illustrations accompany the words of our national anthem.

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Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:12
The Star-Spangled Banner

The Pot that Juan Built

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In the style of the children’s rhyme “The House That Jack Built,” The Pot That Juan Built poetically tells the story of Mexico’s most famous potter, Juan Quezada.

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Elementary
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00:17
The Pot that Juan Built

Snowflake Bentley

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This Caldecott Medal winning book poetically reveals the life of the photographer and farmer, Wilson Bentley.  From the time he was a small boy, Willie was fascinated by snowflakes.

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Primary
Elementary
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00:20
Snowflake Bentley

The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

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An unusual and memorable part of the history of the World Trade Center is captured in this exhilarating movie about a man who walked on a tightrope between the two towers.

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Primary
Elementary
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00:10
The Man Who Walked Between the Towers

Players in Pigtails

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People thought Katie Casey was an unusual girl.  She didn’t keep her clothes pressed or her room clean.

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Primary
Elementary
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00:12
Players in Pigtails

The Rock Cycle (2007)

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What are the different types of rocks and how do they change form? This question is answered by examining the rock cycle. The major characteristics of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks are highlighted through vivid footage and colorful animations.

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Elementary
Length: 
00:15
The Rock Cycle

Everyday Simple Machines (2007)

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A day does not go by without using simple machines. This program explores the six major types of simple machines with practical, colorful examples of each.

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Elementary
Length: 
00:15
Everyday Simple Machines

Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?

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Known for his memorable signature at the bottom of the Declaration of Independence, the rest of John Hancock’s life is not as well known to many students and citizens.

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Elementary
Middle
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00:30
Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?

Exploring Earth, Sun, and Moon (2006)

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This video takes a scientific look at some of the important characteristics of the earth, moon, and sun. Differences and likenesses between earth, moon, and sun are discussed as well as how scientists explore these bodies.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
Exploring Earth, Sun, and Moon

Earth's Rotation and Revolution (2006)

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What causes day and night? Why do we have seasons? Through easy-to-understand animations, as well as live-action video footage, these difficult concepts are easily explained. The rotation of Earth on its axis, and its revolution around the sun are the focus of this video.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
Earth's Rotation and Revolution

Ecology Fundamentals (2006)

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This video introduces students to some of the fundamental principles in ecology, the study of how living things interact with each other and with their environment. The different types of living and non-living things found in an ecosystem are discussed.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
Ecology Fundamentals

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