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Ocean Habitats: Shoreline and Reef (1999)

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Discover the unique environment where the water meets the land that includes rocky and sandy shores, as well as tide pools, home to crabs, barnacles, and starfish. Demonstrates how tides and waves affect the other species that live on, in, and out of the water. Students discover the amazing living habitat of the reef.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:16
Ocean Habitats: Shoreline and Reef

Ocean Habitats: Light and Dark Zones (1999)

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The world’s largest habitat is also the least accessible. This video takes your students under the sea, from the shallow light zone with its abundant supply of food, to the cold and mysterious dark zone, exploring both environments and revealing the elements that dictate underwater life.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:19
Ocean Habitats: Light and Dark Zones

Forest Habitats (1999)

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Visit deciduous and evergreen forests to see the plants and animals that make this ecosystem their home. Discover how living things change over time and adapt to their surroundings. Learn that living things depend upon their environment and upon each other to survive.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
Forest Habitats

The Tropical Rainforest Habitat (2000)

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Peek inside the wettest habitat on land to learn about the special adaptations plants and animals make to ensure survival, including symbiosis. Take students through three layers of the rainforest to understand the importance of the rainforest to living things.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
The Tropical Rainforest Habitat

Ecosystems and Biomes (2000)

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Live footage and colorful graphics teach students about regions and climates, and explain the impact environments and living organisms have on each other. A terrarium project demonstration shows students how they can make their own living ecosystems. Teacher's Guide available in disk and online: www.schoolvideos.com

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:18
Ecosystems and Biomes

Rocks: The Solid Earth Materials #2 (2000)

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Travel deep inside the Earth to discover how rocks and minerals are formed, to learn about the three types of rock, and to understand how rocks change over time through weathering and erosion. See the entire rock cycle and learn how geologists determine the properties of rocks. Learn about the structure and composition of minerals.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:27
Rocks: The Solid Earth Materials #2

The Water Cycle (2003)

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With the help of Luke Warm, a weatherman on the water channel, two young baseball players come to understand why the big game might be rained out as they are introduced to the key elements that make up and affect the water cycle.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:17
The Water Cycle

Use of Rocks and Minerals (1999)

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The rocks and minerals that form within the Earth are used to make many important materials. Witness how rocks are mined, processed, and then constructed into glass, cement, bricks, houses, roads, and other objects used in our everyday lives. Teacher's Guide available in disk and online: www.schoolvideos.com

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:18
Use of Rocks and Minerals

Getting to Know Soil (1998)

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Children learn all about soil in this engaging video when detective Terra Firma and his assistant Eartha the Earthworm dig below the surface to unearth the facts. Witness how soil is formed; the properties of sand, clay, loam soil, and their uses; and much more! Teacher's Guide available in disk and online: www.schoolvideos.com

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Getting to Know Soil

Learning About Natural Resources (2003)

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Reduce/Reuse/Recycle are meaningless words to students who do not have a clear understanding of the importance of natural resources. In this engaging production students first learn about the three types of natural resources: inexhaustible, renewable, and nonrenewable.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:22
Learning About Natural Resources

Landforms #1 (1998)

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Take a ride in a "traveling machine" to learn about the form and function of landforms. Appreciate the beauty and utility of the world's natural features, and see how communities are made unique by the landforms around them. Highlights oceans, rivers, streams, mountains, hills, plains, valleys, plateaus, deserts, islands, and more!

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:16
Landforms #1

Taking Care of our Earth (1999)

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With the help of animated landfill characters, students learn about their environment. Natural resources are identified and shown as students learn how important it is to conserve them. They also discover how reducing, reusing, and recycling benefit our environment, and how air and water pollution can hurt it.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:17
Taking Care of our Earth

Geographical Features: Landforms (2000)

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Stunning NASA and live footage combine with state-of-the-art animation to give students a clear understanding of the physical features that shape our earth. Terms like escarpment, plateau, butte, outlier, and atoll are shown in their natural states with examples highlighted on an animated globe. Learn the names of these landforms and where they are found.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:20
Geographical Features: Landforms

Weathering and Erosion (2002)

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The surface of the land has undergone many changes over its history. Water, rain, snow, and wind they all continually shape and form the Earth. Take students on a journey to discover how physical weathering, chemical weathering, and erosion occur. Identify that the destructive forces of erosion and weathering are slow processes that change the surface of the earth.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:15
Weathering and Erosion

Communities Around the World (1999)

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Compare and contrast the everyday lives of people around the globe, and learn that while people may eat different foods and wear different clothes, they all have things in common. Realize that people around the world meet their needs in ways that make sense in their culture.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:20
Communities Around the World

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