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Forces in Fluids (2008)

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Using colorful animations, this video explores the fascinating characteristics of fluids. Pressure and its impact on the behavior of fluids is emphasized. Bernoulli’s and Pascal’s principles are highlighted, offering real-life examples of both. Finally, density and its effect on buoyancy are explored.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Forces in Fluids

Exploring Grassland Biomes (2009)

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This video highlights common characteristics of grasslands, as well as the different types of grasslands found throughout the world. Some of the plants and animals that inhabit grasslands are featured, as are the changes grasslands have undergone over time.

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

Exploring Marine Biomes (2009)

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The fascinating marine biome covers more than 70 percent of Earth’s surface. Colorful video footage illustrates the physical and biological features of this vast biome. Additional concepts and terminology: oceans, salinity, currents, ocean zones, benthos, plankton, nekton, and estuary.

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

Exploring Desert Biomes (2009)

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This video explores the fascinating and often harsh desert biome. The basic characteristics of deserts are discussed, as are some of the adaptations plants and animals possess in order to thrive in these extreme climates.

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

Essential Nutrition (2010)

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This video program helps students understand why the body needs a wide range of nutrients to maintain itself. Nutrient types are illustrated through common examples of food. Special emphasis is placed on healthy eating habits.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Essential Nutrition

Environmental Problems and Solutions (2008)

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This video introduces students to the important role the environment plays in our everyday lives. Several environmental problems are highlighted, with a focus on pollution and global warming. The video explains how these problems impact the health of our planet and its inhabitants. Finally, the importance of sustainability is discussed.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Environmental Problems and Solutions

Exploring Plant Reproduction (2010)

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This engaging video program uses colorful animations and on-location footage to illustrate some of the amazing ways plants reproduce. The reproduction processes in bryophytes, ferns, gymnosperms, and angiosperms are highlighted. Reproductive structures and strategies are illustrated through easy-to-understand diagrams, close-up photography, and colorful 3-D animations.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Exploring Plant Reproduction

Features of Fish (2010)

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This colorful, lively video explores the fascinating features of fishes. The major characteristics of this widely diverse group of vertebrates are described through the use of live-action video. Special attention is paid to the major groups of fishes and their unique features.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Features of Fish

Fall (2011)

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Crisp, colorful video footage illustrates the beautiful and fascinating features of the fall season. This video also takes a brief look into what causes the fall season. Concepts and terminology: autumn, foliage, seed dispersal, migration, hibernation, and harvest.

Grade Level: 
Primary
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0:10
Fall

Investigating Simple Plants (2010)

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This video program explores the fascinating characteristics of nonvascular land plants as well as some of the simpler vascular plants. An in-depth look at mosses, hornworts, and liverworts serves as the topic of study for the beginning of the program. The characteristics of more advanced vascular plants are then explored such as whisk ferns, horsetails, and ferns.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Investigating Simple Plants

Gymnosperms and Angiosperms (2010)

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Everyday we use products or eat foods derived from vascular seed plants. In this video program the wide variety of non-flowering seed plants, gymnosperms, are described and characterized through vivid footage gathered from around the globe. Beautiful videography illustrates the colorful flowering plants, angiosperms.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Gymnosperms and Angiosperms

Forming Bonds (2009)

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From the water we drink to the salt we put on food, we benefit from atomic bonds every day. Colorful, easy-to-understand animations and video footage illustrate the process of chemical bonding and various types of bonds.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Forming Bonds

Investigating Circulation (2010)

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Colorful animations and crisp video footage illustrate the vital process of circulation. The major characteristics and features of the circulatory systems are explored, with special emphasis placed on circulatory problems and caring for the circulatory system.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Investigating Circulation

Investigating Earth's Natural Resources (2008)

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This video makes students aware of the important role natural resources play in our everyday lives. It begins by differentiating between renewable and nonrenewable resources, offering examples of both. It also identifies different types of natural resources, including land, air, and water resources.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Investigating Earth's Natural Resources

How to Measure Length (2011)

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Students will learn how to measure length and distance using common tools in this engaging, colorful program. Concepts and terminology: metric ruler, meter, centimeter, and kilometer.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
0:10
How to Measure Length

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