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The Dot / El Punto (English and Spanish Versions)

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Vashti doesn't think she can draw, but her teacher encourages her to "just make a mark and see where it takes you." Vashti at first ventures one small and unremarkable dot, but is soon making big d

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:06
The Dot / El Punto (English and Spanish Versions)

Chato and the Party Animals (English and Spanish Versions)

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Chato, a cool cat first introduced in Chato's Kitchen, throws a birthday party for his friend Novio Boy.

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Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:14
Chato and the Party Animals (English and Spanish Versions)

A History of the Renaissance (2004)

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Investigates the driving forces behind this brilliant period of artistic and scientific achievement. Discover how humanists like Petrarch pioneered the rediscovery of ancient Greek and Roman culture, sparking an explosion of creativity and innovation. Changes abound in politics and religion as well.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
A History of the Renaissance

Everyday Life in the Renaissance (2004)

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What was it like to live during the Renaissance? This program explores the typical homes, diets, and clothing of the period. Examines how due to a surging economy, many people had more money to spend on new household items, spices, and clothing. Witness the changing roles of work, education, religion, art, and family life over three centuries across Europe.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Everyday Life in the Renaissance

Renaissance Art, Music & Literature (2004)

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Explores the newly discovered uses of realism, mathematics, and perspective in art; the introduction of new musical instruments and changes in musical style; and how literature flourished thanks to the innovation of the printing press. Explores Leonardo, Machiavelli, and Shakespeare, whose works continue to be admired and emulated today. DVD divided into chapters.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Renaissance Art, Music & Literature

Renaissance Science & Invention (2004)

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Explores the people, ideas, and inventions behind the major scientific breakthroughs in astronomy, physics, anatomy, and mathematics. Examines scientific greats including Galileo, Kepler, and Brunelleschi, and discusses how the life of a scientist often conflicted with existing religious beliefs. DVD divided into chapters. Includes discussion questions and Spanish soundtrack option.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Renaissance Science & Invention

Renaissance Travel, Trade & Exploration (2004)

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During the Renaissance, sailors set off into uncharted waters in search of new trade routes and lucrative luxury goods. Advancements in navigational tools, including lateen sails and the astrolabe, aided explorers such as Columbus and da Gama on their journeys.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Renaissance Travel, Trade & Exploration

Addition (2004)

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Using concrete objects ranging from pies to penguins, students will learn about the concept of joining groups together to form a new group. Discusses addends, sums, plus and equals signs - and addition tips such as counting on, adding with zero and doubles, making ten and ordering addends. Students will learn how to add single and double numbers.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Addition

Gathering & Graphing Data (2004)

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Make sense of math! Using number sense, algorithms and hands-on manipulative, kids tackle math problems found in real-life situation. Whether splitting a pizza evenly, estimating the cost of a new toy or graphing the results of a science project, math is encountered in many forms.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Gathering & Graphing Data

Measurement (2004)

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Make sense of math! Using number sense, algorithms and hands-on manipulative, kids tackle math problems found in real-life situation. Whether splitting a pizza evenly, estimating the cost of a new toy or graphing the results of a science project, math is encountered in many forms.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Measurement

Money (2004)

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Students will learn how to identify the value of money, and how to write money amounts with numbers, symbols, and dollar signs. Using a real-life example at a restaurant, students discover how to spend wisely using estimation and comparisons, and how to receive the correct change when making a purchase.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Money

Number Sense (2004)

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Uses concrete examples to explain common math concepts such as the difference between odd and even numbers, < & > signs, and place value. Discusses counting tricks - making patterns and skip counting, comparing and ordering numbers, and estimation.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Number Sense

Subtraction (2004)

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Examines the concept of separating groups that make up a whole by using concrete examples such as cookies and crayons. Discusses the subtraction equations, and that they can be written vertically or horizontally. Includes subtraction tips - counting back, fact families and subtracting with zero and doubles.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Subtraction

Telling Time (2004)

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In this program, children measure time in seconds, minutes, and hours, and use words relating to time like before and after. Using analog and digital clocks, they practice telling time. Discusses A.M. and P.M., clockwise motion, time estimation, and using a calendar, longer periods of time like weeks, months, and years.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Telling Time

New York (2004)

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All aboard! Next stop...New York! On this trip, we will explore New York's landforms, taking a trip under Niagara Falls and up into the Catskill Mountains. We will explore the history, industry, natural resources and culture of the state, especially the contributions of immigrants and native peoples.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
New York

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