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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

Tools in Science (2006)

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This DVD contains four 20-minute segments:

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

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

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

Classifying Plants and Fungi (2006)

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Everywhere we look we see plants. These two very important kingdoms of living things are the focus of this colorful and fascinating program. The major taxonomic categories of these organisms are discussed, as are some of the specific characteristics of these fascinating organisms.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:20
Classifying Plants and Fungi

Classifying Animals (2006)

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Through vivid footage from throughout the world, this program explores the fascinating features of the animal kingdom. The taxonomy of the different invertebrate and vertebrate phyla are the focus of the program, with special emphasis placed on the evolutionary relationships of the various phyla.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
00:22
Classifying Animals

Classifying Life (2006)

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This program explores the fascinating process of taxonomy, explaining why the process of classification is so important. Some of the criteria taxonomists use in classifying living things are highlighted. Colorful video footage of a wide array of organisms illustrates the major kingdoms.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
00:20
Classifying Life

Geologic History (2005)

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This DVD contains 4 20-minute segments:

A Journey Through Geologic Time:

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
00:22
Geologic History

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