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Damnation (2014)

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Note: There are two versions of this program on the same DVD: 87-minute theatrical and 52-minute classroom.

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01:27
Damnation

From the Ground to the Cloud: Transforming Chimpanzee Conservation with High-Tech Tools

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Watch how the Jane Goodall Institute uses mapping technology on mobile devices for forest monitoring and chimpanzee conservation.

Where's Plum From?

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Meet Plum, a friendly purple alien—and video game designer—from the barren planet Blorb, in this video from PLUM LANDING. She's visiting Planet Earth to collect data for a new game for her fellow Blorbians. Plum can’t leave her spaceship, so she befriends a group of kids on Earth and sends them on missions to trek across deserts, plunge over waterfalls, climb mountains, and journey through the jungle, in order to learn all about life on Earth.

Virtual Field Trip Video: Coastal Peru | Nature Works Everywhere

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Join fisheries scientist Matias Caillaux from The Nature Conservancy to explore the Humboldt Current Ecosystem off the coast of Peru while learning about the area’s amazing diversity and productivity. While Peru is most frequently recognized for its rainforests, mountains, and ancient Inca civilizations, it is also home to one of the most productive ocean ecosystems. 

Find a teacher's guide here to accompany this field trip.

Virtual Field Trip Video: View from a Canoe | Nature Works Everywhere

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Take your students on a virtual field trip led by Tsimka Martin of the Tla-o-qui-aht First Nation, to explore this beautiful landscape that stretches from Washington State to Canada’s Coastal British Columbia to Southeast Alaska, and find out how nature and people are interconnected. Find a teacher's guide here to accompany this field trip. 

Portneuf's Future? | Idaho Science Journal

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Reporter Kris Millgate looks at the state of the Portneuf River. This 120-mile river runs free for much of its journey, but it is shunted through a cement chute within Pocatello. Idaho State University scientists are investigating how to restore this natural resource and still balance the needs of flood control and agricultural concerns.