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RoboRally

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WARNING: LASERS ACTIVE!
As one of several supercomputers in a fully automated widget factory, you have it made.
You are brilliant.
Your are powerful.
You are sophisticated.
You are BORED.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Business/Technology
Play Time: 
45 min.
RoboRally

Timestreams

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Timestreams features separate decks of cards from rival ages: the Stone Age, the Medieval Age, the Modern Age, and Future Technology.

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Middle
High
Content Area: 
Social Studies
Play Time: 
60 min.
Timestreams

Global Science & Technology Issues (2004)

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"Global Issues for Students" provides an in-depth analysis of current world problems. We have entered a new era of globalization - a level of interconnection unprecedented in world history.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:23
Global Science & Technology Issues

Underground Aquifer Water: Precision Farming (2008)

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Despite its wonders, Earth's water cycle does not spread water evenly around the planet. The Ogallala Aquifer’s huge underground reservoir of water gives the relatively dry Central Plains states such as Nebraska a large but limited irrigation source. But the aquifer's water is being used up faster than it is beng replenished.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:09
Underground Aquifer Water: Precision Farming

E-Pirates of the Digital Age: Copyright Issues in Software and Music (2007)

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This program will analyze a variety of contemporary issues which are related to the use of ICT in society focusing specifically on piracy and copyright of computer-related media, including software, games and music. New technology has had an incredible impact on the way people use information.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:27
E-Pirates of the Digital Age: Copyright Issues in Software and Music

The Story of Math: The Music of the Primes (2008)

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MATHEMATICS FORMS the foundation for nearly everything we do--from finance to physics, and architecture to astronomy. Math not only describes our world, but also reveals its beauty and mystery.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
01:18
The Story of Math: The Music of the Primes

Nanotechnology. An Introduction (2007)

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This program begins with an explanation of nanotechnology, and then demonstrates micrometers and nanometers. Viewers will also examine the special properties of nanoparticles, the gecko effect, carbon nanotubes, surface energy; hydrophilic and hydrophobic surfaces as well as the lotus effect.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:26
Nanotechnology. An Introduction

The Journey of the One and Only Declaration of Independence

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The Declaration of Independence has been around through every stage of American History and its journey is followed through pivotal points in U.S.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:30
The Journey of the One and Only Declaration of Independence

The Light Microscope: Window on the Microcosm (2002)

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This program demonstrates techniques for using a student microscope to achieve spectacular images. Emphasis is on correct lighting procedures and the techniques required for viewing living cells.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:16
The Light Microscope: Window on the Microcosm

Understanding How Stuff Works: Computers (2004)

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Compares the computer with the abacus, traces the invention of computers throughout the decades, identifies the main parts of the computer, meets the creator of the mouse, and speculates about the future uses of computers.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:10
Understanding How Stuff Works: Computers

1984: New Classic Edition (Unabridged)

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Blackstone Audio presents a new recording of this dramatically popular book.

George Orwell depicts a gray, totalitarian world dominated by Big Brother and its vast network of agents, including the Thought Police - a world in which news is manufactured according to the authorities' will and people live tepid lives by rote.

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Lexile: 
1090L
Length: 
22:46
1984: New Classic Edition (Unabridged)

Prey (Unabridged)

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In the Nevada desert, an experiment has gone horribly wrong. A cloud of nanoparticles (micro-robots) has escaped from the laboratory. This cloud is self-sustaining and self-reproducing. It is intelligent and learns from experience. For all practical purposes, it is alive.

It has been programmed as a predator. It is evolving swiftly, becoming more deadly with each passing hour.

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Lexile: 
600L
Length: 
12:53
Prey (Unabridged)

7th Sigma (Unabridged)

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Welcome to the territory. Leave your metal behind, all of it. The bugs will eat it, and they'll go right through you to get it. Don't carry it, don't wear it, and for God's sake, don't come here if you've got a pacemaker.

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Lexile: 
HL820L
Length: 
09:26
7th Sigma (Unabridged)

Have Space Suit, Will Travel (Unabridged)

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A journey of 167,000 lights years begins with...a bar of soap? Fasten your zero gravity restraints for Robert Heinlein's novel of intergalactic adventure, a story that carries teenager Clifford "Kip" Russell from his job as soda jerk to space-suit winner to alien abductee!

Grade Level: 
Lexile: 
770L
Length: 
08:04
Have Space Suit, Will Travel (Unabridged)

Ancient Roman Technology

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To this day, the Romans are admired for their technological know-how and massive, well-designed public works projects. Learn how the Romans ensured a clean water supply for their cities, used volcanic ash to make long-lasting concrete, created the world's first professional army, and much more. Photographs of structures that are standing to this day help demonstrate the ingenuity of Roman engineers and the skill of Roman workers.

Ancient Roman Technology

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