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Ecosystems and Biomes (2000)

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Live footage and colorful graphics teach students about regions and climates, and explain the impact environments and living organisms have on each other. A terrarium project demonstration shows students how they can make their own living ecosystems. Teacher's Guide available in disk and online: www.schoolvideos.com

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:18
Ecosystems and Biomes

The Water Cycle (2003)

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With the help of Luke Warm, a weatherman on the water channel, two young baseball players come to understand why the big game might be rained out as they are introduced to the key elements that make up and affect the water cycle.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:17
The Water Cycle

Getting to Know Soil (1998)

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Children learn all about soil in this engaging video when detective Terra Firma and his assistant Eartha the Earthworm dig below the surface to unearth the facts. Witness how soil is formed; the properties of sand, clay, loam soil, and their uses; and much more! Teacher's Guide available in disk and online: www.schoolvideos.com

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Getting to Know Soil

Landforms #1 (1998)

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Take a ride in a "traveling machine" to learn about the form and function of landforms. Appreciate the beauty and utility of the world's natural features, and see how communities are made unique by the landforms around them. Highlights oceans, rivers, streams, mountains, hills, plains, valleys, plateaus, deserts, islands, and more!

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:16
Landforms #1

Trash and the Environment (1998)

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Take a trip to a recycling center, a landfill, and a town dump to understand what happens to trash after it is thrown away. Focus on the environmental problems created by solid waste and discover ways to alleviate the problem. Learn that through daily conservation methods, people can control the amount of waste they produce.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:12
Trash and the Environment

Global Warming: You Can Make a Difference (2006)

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Our appetite for the earth's resources and consumer goods has led to increased levels of carbon dioxide entering our atmosphere, trapping more heat from the sun and leading to global warming of the atmosphere.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:27
Global Warming: You Can Make a Difference

Minimum Impact: Take Only Photos, Leave Only Footprints (2005)

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Getting outdoors is one of the great pleasures in life. But our expeditions into natural environments can also cause real horror stories to unfold. Discarded rubbish causes the waterways to become clogged, a campfire can leave a nasty visual scar that can last for years. How can we avoid causing these problems? This program examines ways to minimise our impact when enjoying the outdoors.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:24
Minimum Impact: Take Only Photos, Leave Only Footprints