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The Magic of Magnetism (1998)

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Why does a magnet stick to metal objects but not plastic? How can it pick up metal shavings but not wood chips? With the help of a magician, students learn all about magnetism. They discover what a magnet is, the properties of magnets, magnetic fields, and the types of objects that are attracted to magnets. Children learn what magnets are used for and in which simple machines they are found.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:14
The Magic of Magnetism

How Things Move (1999)

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Roll, slide, bounce, and spin. Discover many different ways objects can move. Give your students a preliminary lesson in physical science with this fun program designed to get children thinking about pushes and pulls. Students enjoy learning about position, movement, and the forces used to make objects move.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:16
How Things Move

The Wonder of Sound (1998)

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Through instrument, voice, and graphics, students easily discover how sounds are produced and students learn how we hear. Vibration is demonstrated, and children experiment with the way sound travels—in the air, through the ground, and under water. Teacher's Guide available in disk and online: www.schoolvideos.com

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:13
The Wonder of Sound

Simple Machines (1998)

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When a group of children attempt to move their play fort, they realize that six simple machines make the work much easier by changing either force or distance. They learn to identify real-world examples of simple machines including the lever, pulley, wedge, wheel and axle, inclined plane, and screw.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:16
Simple Machines

Properties of Matter, Part 1 (2003)

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Come join us in the "matter kitchen" as we learn that our entire world is made of matter, including things we don't see, such as the air we breathe. We learn to use our five senses to identify the properties of an object - size, weight, shape, color, and temperature. Students identify some of the tools used to measure the properties of matter.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:20
Properties of Matter, Part 1

Properties of Matter, Part 2: Liquids, Solids and Gases (2003)

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Matter is everywhere - in everything! Appropriate examples and experiments make learning about matter fun and easy to follow. Learn that all matter has mass and takes up space, use the five senses to discover the properties of matter, and see how matter changes form. A catchy tune helps solidify important concepts.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:17
Properties of Matter, Part 2: Liquids, Solids and Gases

Plant Lifecycles (2002)

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With the help of a friendly scarecrow, students identify the basic needs of plants. They learn how seeds grow into plants and that the plant goes through changes called a lifecycle. They witness each step as seeds germinate and grow into flowering plants which produce seeds that eventually germinate and grow again.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:20
Plant Lifecycles

Plant Habitats Around the World (1998)

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Students discover a wide variety of plants and the environments in which they live—desert, tundra, forests, mountains, etc. They will investigate and understand that plants have life needs (food, air, water, light, and a place to grow) and see how they fulfill these needs in these different climates.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:22
Plant Habitats Around the World

How Plants Grow (1998)

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Students will investigate and understand that in order for seeds to germinate and grow they must receive certain basic needs: food, air, water, light, and a place to grow. Next, they are introduced to the parts of a plant and learn how plants produce their own food. They also see how plants and animals depend upon each other for growth.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:19
How Plants Grow

The Solar System: A First Look (2007)

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Students take a tour of our solar system. Visit each of the planets to learn about their special features, sizes, and orbits. Learn about the planets' moons and rings, and how gravity keeps them in orbit. Stop at the sun, discover its immense size, and see sunspots and solar flares. Find out what scientists have learned about the planets through telescopes, space missions, and satellites.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
The Solar System: A First Look

The Solar System: Above and Beyond (2006)

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Computer graphics and footage of the planets combine in this magnificent review of our solar system. Learn about the structure of the different planets, the history of human interest in the solar system, and the strides we are taking to become better acquainted with our universe. Teacher Guide available in disk and online: www.schoolvideos.com

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:15
The Solar System: Above and Beyond

My Pyramid: Choosing Nutritious Food and Healthy Activities (2007)

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What is Food? Drawing on prior knowledge our young nutritionist leads kids on an exploration of nutritious foods, healthy activities and appropriate serving sizes. They'll learn to classify and compare foods by nutritional value and food group. Students will prepare attractive examples of healthy meals and snacks and practice making healthy choices when eating out!

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:21
My Pyramid: Choosing Nutritious Food and Healthy Activities

Habitats and Biomes: Ecosystems of the World (2004)

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This program is rich with visual definitions that make terms like ecosystems, biomes, habitats, and populations real to students. They'll explore the six major biomes, and discover how plants and animals survive, adapt, and live together in their habitats. Teacher's Guide available in disk and online: www.schoolvideos.com

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:27
Habitats and Biomes: Ecosystems of the World

Desert Habitats (1999)

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Take a video field trip to some of the driest regions on Earth to learn how different plants and animals adapt to little rainfall and extremes in temperature. Discover how different animals find food, water, and shelter. See the characteristics that allow desert life to thrive. Discover how rainfall and differences in temperature between day and night affect life in the desert.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:21
Desert Habitats

Ocean Habitats: Shoreline and Reef (1999)

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Discover the unique environment where the water meets the land that includes rocky and sandy shores, as well as tide pools, home to crabs, barnacles, and starfish. Demonstrates how tides and waves affect the other species that live on, in, and out of the water. Students discover the amazing living habitat of the reef.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:16
Ocean Habitats: Shoreline and Reef

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