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Yet Another Tree Problem - PEG + CAT | PBS KIDS ScratchJr

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Join Peg+ Cat in this fun problem-solving adventure! Peg is stuck on the top of a tree, and Cat is trying hard to help her climb down. What solution do you think they will come up with?

Episode 207 - Blossom and Snappy Learn about Utilities | Count On It!

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Blossom and Snappy help Robbie prepare for a dinner party. They make a decorative centerpiece out of postage stamps. In order to help Robbie, they decide to pay her bills for her. In doing this, Blossom and Snappy visit and learn about the telephone company, the gas company, and the electric company.

What is Construction? | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Exploring our world is fun! Abby Brown, KIDS Clubhouse Adventures co-host, loves to help kids have fun while learning! In this segment, Abby teaches kids that construction starts with a plan and requires teamwork. Construction workers use lots of different materials and shapes.

Cyberchase: Is There a Problem?

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In this media-rich activity from Cyberchase, students learn that drinking plenty of water is important for good health but the plastic water bottles they drink from can lead to trash problems. They gather data and use multiplication, sampling, and proportion to determine the magnitude of the problem. Then, they brainstorm ideas on how to reduce the number of disposable containers.

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Hello, Body! | The Healthy Kids Project

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Learn about the functions of our bones and muscles and their importance in helping us move.

Angles | What's Good

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Take the court with retired NBA star and current basketball analyst Kendall Gill to learn about the science of the perfect shot. We use angles every day—to build ramps and slides, steer a car, shoot basketballs, throw baseballs, and kick soccer balls. In fact, the science of angles is in almost every sport we play and every movement we make, so go out and play a game with your kids.

For use at home with your children, see our Science of Angles Lesson Plan!

Active Deck of Cards

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Read playing cards to find out how many repetitions of each exercise to do. Then exercise along with the kids in the video to improve your number recognition and fitness level at the same time.

Fire Station Field Trip

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Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids visit the fire station, where they learn about the parts of the fire truck, tour the station house, learn the importance of a fire drill and exit signs and demonstrate how to "Stop, Drop, and Roll."

Counting By 1's, 2's, 3's, 5's, and 10's

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This interactive Kindergarten through 5th grade math activity includes using different types of jumps to count. Some of the jumps used are jumping jacks and side to side jumps. As the students do different types of jumps, they count in various ways such as counting by 2’s, 3’s, and 5’s. This is a wonderful lesson combining cognitive and psychomotor skills.

This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Cyberchase: 60 is the Magic Number

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In this media-rich activity from Cyberchase, students learn that 60 minutes of moderate to vigorous activity a day contributes to a healthy lifestyle that can keep you fit. Activities can take place in smaller chunks throughout the day to add up to a total of 60 minutes. Students use addition and a running tally to keep track of activity minutes that add up to 60 minutes.

Cyberchase: Keeping It Balanced

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In this media-rich activity from Cyberchase, students use math to investigate the components of a healthy, well-balanced meal. They use the My Plate food chart as a reference to learn the proper proportions of each of the five food groups and plan a well-balanced meal.

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Introducing the benefits of manipulatives to explore addition concepts. This 1st grade teacher asks her students to use unifix cubes to create addends of six before recording their findings.

Number Sense and Computation: An Apple a Day

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Using this resource group, teachers can focus on the topic of number sense and computation by having students make estimates to analyze the number of apples per acre. Students learn to take samples and use benchmarks to make reasonable estimates. This resource group is part of the Mathline Elementary School Math Project.

Enough with the Seashells | Sid the Science Kid

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In this episode of Sid the Science Kid, Sid uses a new strategy called estimation for making his best guess how many seashells he has.