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Euclid: The Elements (2014)

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Taking advantage of the latest digital animation techniques, Science Gossip summarizes the careers of important figures from the History of Science. Although scientific rigor is respected, the point of view is more light hearted and amusing so that viewers receive short, dynamic doses of interesting information about each scientist, complemented by curios anecdotes.

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Euclid: The Elements

Scale City: Greetings from Sky-Vue Drive-In

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Greetings from Sky-Vue Drive-In takes students on a tour through the history of drive-in theaters and a visit to one that's still open and thriving in Winchester, Kentucky. Looking at shadows through the drive-in movie projector introduces the relationship of a shadow's size to its distance from the light source.

Analyzing its Geometry and Energy Efficiency | Treasures of New York: "Hearst Tower"

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Students solve a real-world mathematical problem involving the area of a triangle and learn about how energy conservation is applied to architectural design using video from Treasures of New York: Hearst Tower. Utilizing text-dependent discussion questions and classroom activities called “teaching tips,” students have an opportunity to take a deep dive into mathematics, STEM content and the arts.

Measuring for an Exact Fit

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In this Cyberchase video segment, Matt and Jackie must figure out how to construct rectangular lids that match the size of two boxes precisely. They enlist the carpentry skills of one of the Three Little Pigs, who shows them how to use different tools to accurately measure the rectangular lids. For the first box, Jackie finds that she can easily trace the box to make a lid that fits perfectly. The second box cannot be traced, so Matt and Jackie decide to measure the sides of the box and then use the measurements to cut a rectangle of equal size out of a piece of Herculanium.

Cyberchase | Patterns in Nature

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In this video segment from Cyberchase, Bianca wants to learn why her plants keep dying, so she transports them in a carriage to the New York Botanical Garden. A helpful plant expert shows her some patterns in plants, including bilateral and rotational symmetry, before discovering the pattern that may be killing Bianca's plants.

The Curve of the Earth | Genius by Stephen Hawking

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With just a stick in the ground, the Greek mathematician Aristophanes calculated the diameter of the Earth. Today, even with lasers and GPS, his calculations are still considered accurate.

Points of Origin

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This animation from KET illustrates how an origin is used for positive and negative measurement along a straight line and on a flat plane. It also shows how an origin, latitude, and longitude identify locations on Earth and explores how measuring temperature differs from measuring height or weight.

Is It Square?

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See three techniques for determining whether a rectangle truly has square corners. Learn more about construction technologies in this animation from Design Squad Nation.

Predicting the Angle of a Bouncing Ball

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In this Cyberchase video segment, the CyberSquad is trapped in a cave. Inez and Digit have the key to escape, but there is an enormous block of ice in their way. In order to get the key to Jackie and Matt, who are on the other side of the cave, the CyberSquad decides to slide the key along the ice until it bounces off the cave wall and travels to the other side. Since they do not want to risk losing the key, they decide to use a small model. While testing the various aiming points, the CyberSquad learns about angles of reflection.

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.

Things are Coming Apart | The Odd Squad

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Learn about dividing objects into equal sections in this fun clip from the Odd Squad. Someone is cutting things into pieces all over town! Olive and Otto are on the case, but Otto just wants to see his favorite magician--the Great Grinaldi.

Mathroom - Equal Pieces | The Odd Squad

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Learn about dividing quantities with the Odd Squad. A visit to the Mathroom helps Olive and Otto understand why things are being cut into equal pieces across town.

Blossom and Snappy Go Camping | Count On It!

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Blossom and Snappy help Robbie prepare for her camping trip. They learn about dehydrated food and the amount of water she will need for the four days and four nights she will be away. They also learn how to pick the right spot at the camp site, as well as how to pack for a camping trip.

Even Bigger Than T. Rex! - Dinosaur Train | PBS KIDS Lab

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In this video clip, children will learn to compare the height and size of the dinosaurs. Tiny and Buddy observe the differences between big and small creatures.

Este video se centra en ayudar a niños para comparar la altura y el tamaño de los dinosaurios. Tiny y Buddy observan las diferencias entre las criaturas grandes y pequeñas.

The Secret of a Good Tower - The Cat in the Hat | PBS KIDS Lab

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In this video, viewers will get inside a termite tower and learn why they don't fall down. Cat, Nick, and Sally meet Terry the Termite and learn about what makes a good termite tower.

En este video, espectadores van a mirar dentro de una torre de termitas y aprender porque no se caen. Cat, Nick, y Sally se reúnen con Terry y aprenden sobre lo que hace una buena torre de termitas.

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