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Brain and Nervous System (2016)

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In this program viewers will learn about the three key components of the nervous system — the brain, spinal cord and nerves — all made up of special cells called neurons that transmit electrical impulses throughout the body. They’ll discover the different types of neurons — sensory, motor and associative; each with a specialized function.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:15

Digestive and Excretory System (2016)

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This live-action program teaches students that, for food to be of use to our body’s cells, it needs to be broken down and absorbed into the blood stream. This is the job of the digestive system, a complex series of tools that includes teeth, saliva, bile, acids and enzymes designed to reduce nutrients to a form that can be delivered to cells.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:18

Circulatory and Respiratory System (2016)

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Through video, animation and graphics students will discover how the respiratory and circulatory systems work together to help keep us alive through a process called cellular respiration. A close-up look at the components of our blood: plasma, red blood cells, white blood cells, and platelets, demonstrates how critical blood is to our survival.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:15

Skeletal and Muscular System (2016)

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This program is designed to help students learn how bones and muscles work together to protect our bodies and enable us to move. Students will come to realize that bones, in addition to providing support for our bodies and protecting vital organs, are where blood is manufactured!

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:15

The Five Keys: New Materials (2016)

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In the last two centuries alone, mankind has witnessed an explosion in the production of new and entirely synthetic materials - most significantly the plastics that now occupy a prominent place in our everyday lives. But with the advent of nanotechnology, everything we have achieved so far may have been just the beginning.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:50

To Scale: The Solar System (2015)

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On a dry lakebed in Nevada, a group of friends build the first scale model of the solar system with complete planetary orbits: a true illustration of our place in the universe.
A film by Wylie Overstreet and Alex Gorosh

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:07

Explorando la topografia (2012)

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This video program takes a fascinating look at the many different features found on Earth. Familiar places are used to help describe key landforms. The importance and characteristics of various landforms are explored.

To find the English language version of this video, please click here.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:11

The Wisdom to Survive (2014)

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THE WISDOM TO SURVIVE accepts the consensus of scientists that climate change has already arrived, and asks, what is keeping us from action? The film explores how unlimited growth and greed are destroying the life support system of the planet, the social fabric of the society, and the lives of billions of people.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:56

The Trouble with Bread (2013)

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Michael Pollan (author of "Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation") told the filmmaker, Maggie Beidelman, that her gluten intolerance could all be in her head. She half agreed with him, because the number of Americans buying into the $10.5 billion "gluten-free" industry is disturbing.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:27

Damnation (2014)

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Note: There are two versions of this program on the same DVD: 87-minute theatrical and 52-minute classroom.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
01:27

The Allergy Fix (2014)

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Why is there such an alarming increase in the number of children with food allergies?
THE ALLERGY FIX explores the science behind the surge in childhood food allergies over the last twenty years. More than three times as many children have food allergies now than twenty years ago. And one out of every three children is now allergic to something, be it food, animals, or plants.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:43

Trash and the Environment (2014)

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Real World Science is a dynamic and engaging video series designed to not only convey information, but to inspire students. Each program in the series presents core scientific concepts and principles in the context of real life situations and events helping students to make real life connections to science.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:14

Simple Machines (2014)

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Real World Science is a dynamic and engaging video series designed to not only convey information, but to inspire students. Each program in the series presents core scientific concepts and principles in the context of real life situations and events helping students to make real life connections to science.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:15

Seeds and Plants (2014)

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Real World Science is a dynamic and engaging video series designed to not only convey information, but to inspire students. Each program in the series presents core scientific concepts and principles in the context of real life situations and events helping students to make real life connections to science.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:12

Habitats (2014)

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Real World Science is a dynamic and engaging video series designed to not only convey information, but to inspire students. Each program in the series presents core scientific concepts and principles in the context of real life situations and events helping students to make real life connections to science.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:16

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