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Exploring the Digestive and Excretory Systems (2010)

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This video takes students on a fascinating journey, following food as it travels through the digestive system. Clear animations illustrate the functions of the major digestive and excretory structures.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Exploring the Digestive and Excretory Systems

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

Investigating Plant Structure and Function (2010)

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Plants possess a wide variety of structures that enable them to accomplish amazing things. This engaging video investigates structures common to most plants and describes how these features enable them to survive. Familiar, everyday examples help students understand the means by which plants carry out their lives.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Investigating Plant Structure and Function

Inside the Living Cell: Essential Cell Biology (2004)

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DVD is broken down into over 30 learning modules.

Unit 1: The Cell - Unit of Life: Includes the Discovery of Cells; Cell Structures; DNA Directs Cell Activities; Electron Microscopes; Chemistry of Life.
This program shows the kinds of cells and emphasizes the fact that all cells have a common organization and how all cells carry out similar biochemical processes.

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Middle
High
Inside the Living Cell: Essential Cell Biology

Abusing Over-the-Counter Drugs (2004)

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Teen drug abuse isn't limited to illicit drugs. Many OTC (over-the -counter) drugs, including cold remedies, laxatives, diet pills, and pain killers can cause serious health problems and even death.

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Middle
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Length: 
0:22
Abusing Over-the-Counter Drugs

The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins

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There was a time when few knew what a dinosaur looked like.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:20
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Addicted to Plastic (2007)

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Reveals the history and worldwide scope of plastics pollution, investigates its toxicity and explores solutions. From styrofoam cups to artificial organs, plastics are perhaps the most ubiquitous and versatile material ever invented. No invention in the past 100 years has had more influence and presence than synthetics. But such progress has had a cost.

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High
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Length: 
01:25
Addicted to Plastic

Split Estate (2009)

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Documents the devastating effect that fracking for natural gas and oil is having on the health of families and the environment in the Rocky Mountain West.

Grade Level: 
High
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Length: 
01:16
Split Estate

Tools in Science (2006)

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This DVD contains four 20-minute segments:

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
01:20
Tools in Science

Dem Bones

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This colorful and musical video combines the catchy tune of a traditional African American spiritual with interesting facts about the bones in the human body..

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Primary
Length: 
00:08
Dem Bones

Natural Resources (2007)

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This DVD contains 4 20-minute segments:

Earth's Natural Resources:

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
00:20
Natural Resources

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.

Grade Level: 
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.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
Everyday Simple Machines

Nutrition and You (2007)

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This DVD contains four 20-minute segments:

Nutrition Basics:

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
01:20
Nutrition and You

Bamboleo

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Bamboleo is a game of skill for all experts on gravity, and those who want to become one! A flat disc is balanced on top of a column and laden with about 25 wooden pieces.

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Middle
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Content Area: 
Special Education
Science
Play Time: 
10 min.
Bamboleo

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