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Between the Lions - Letter Bit: Shapes

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Watch real kids introduce different shapes from their everyday lives. This video segment from Between the Lions focuses on recognizing and naming some of the shapes that can be found around you in your everyday life.

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.

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!

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.

Rug Time: Measurement | Sid the Science Kid

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Sid brings his ruler to Rug Time, and the class wants to know how this scientific measurement tool can be used to measure very large objects. Miss Susie explains that to measure things that are bigger than the size of a ruler, you can use tools such as a tape measure. She prompts the students to explore more in a Super Fab Lab! (Spanish version also available.)

Super Fab Lab: Exploring Measurement | Sid the Science Kid

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Miss Susie explains that non-standard measurement can be used as a scientific tool to measure without a ruler.  Watch a live action clip of students figuring out a room's size by using themselves as measurement units.  Learn how units of measurement must be the same size when conducting non-standard measurement investigations. (Spanish version also available.)

Backseat Driving with Grandma | Sid the Science Kid

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On his way home from school, Sid tells his Grandma how he learned all about how to measure things without rulers.  Listen as Grandma tells Sid about how her father used his hands as a unit of non-standard measurement to measure objects, too. (Spanish Version also available.)

Clean-Up Time | Everyday Learning

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This stop motion animation teaches sorting and graphing skills by showing children how to clean up a very messy room. Children see toys sorted by color, type, and shape. Next, the results are graphed so that children can see how the number of each toy compares with the others.

Tangrams | Everyday Learning

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Lots of familiar things can be made with the same simple shapes. This stop motion animation introduces tangrams to young students, while illustrating how shapes like triangles, rectangles, and parallelograms can create a variety of colorful animals.

Build Background (Odd Squad) | Teaching Tips

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A 1st grade teacher introduces the concept of length and reinforces good measurement practices to her students, specifically the importance of being precise. Working with students, she uses non-standard measuring units to demonstrate how to measure a distance precisely.

Teaching Mathematical Practices (Odd Squad) | Teaching Tips

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In this segment, a 1st grade teacher discusses how she reinforces the mathematical concepts of being precise, persevering, and visualizing solutions in her unit on measurement.

The Shell Show - The Cat in the Hat | PBS KIDS Lab

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Use this video resource to teach children how to compare objects by size. The Cat tries to find a new shell for a hermit crab.

Utiliza este juego par enseñar a niños a comparar objetos por tamaño. El gato intenta encontrar una nueva concha para un cangrejo.

Fair Sharing - Peg + Cat | PBS KIDS Lab

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Below you'll find a variety of resources to help teach children fractions and division, as well as an educator's guide under the Support section. Peg and Cat help a band of pirates share treasure fairly, using simple division and fractions. This unit has two class activities, videos, online games, and activities to extend the learning at home.

For more Peg + Cat resources, visit our collection!

Non-Standard Measurement - Sid the Science Kid | PBS KIDS Lab

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This video will help children learn about non-standard measurement. Students use the length of their bodies to measure the size of their classroom.

Este video se centra en ayudar a niños a aprender las mediciones con unidades no estandarizadas. Los estudiantes utilizan la longitud de sus cuerpos para medir el tamaño de su salón de clases.

Counting by 10's - Peg + Cat | PBS KIDS Lab

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Use this video with children to count along with Peg, Cat, and friends as they collect and count space rocks by 10s. While collecting space rocks for NASA, Ramone has time to show Peg, Cat, Richard and Pig how to count by 10s to 100.

Utiliza este vídeo con niños para contar junto con Peg, Cat, y amigos, mientras recogen y cuentan rocas espaciales por 10s. Mientras recolectan rocas espaciales para la NASA, Ramone tiene tiempo para mostrar contar por 10 a 100.

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