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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

All About the Planets (1999, 2003)

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What is a planet? We live on one, but there are others. Are they all like Earth? Is there life on other planets? All About the Planets takes children on a tour of the solar system, explaining vital statistics about each - size, distance fro the Sun, temperature and why some are rocky and solid while others are made entirely of gases.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
All About the Planets

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

The History of Canada (2004)

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Examines the history of Canada including the Inuit and First Nations people, Viking settlements, French and British exploration, the Hudson Bay Company, and the structure and function of Canada's government today.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
The History of Canada

The Geography of Canada (2004)

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Discusses how Canada's geography shaped its history and culture. Looks at land formations, rivers, climate, wilderness areas, and natural resources. Examines cities lie Vancouver and Ottowa, and small farming and fishing communities.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
The Geography of Canada

The Culture of Canada (2004)

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Viewers will learn about traditional Canadian symbols, contributions of Canadians, food, holidays, crafts, folktales, and Canada Day.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
The Culture of Canada

The History of Mexico (2004)

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Examines the ancient civilizations of the Olmec, Aztec, and Maya; Spanish conquest of the Aztec; the impact of Catholic missionaries; the wars for independence. Looks at Mexican leaders such as Benito Juarez, Father Hidalgo, and General Santa Anna.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
The History of Mexico

The Geography of Mexico (2004)

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Looks at how the geography of Mexico has shaped its history, society, and culture. Examines a variety of regions including the Sonoran Desert and the rainforests of Chipas. Discusses major industries like silver mining and tourism.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
The Geography of Mexico

The Culture of Mexico (2004)

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Viewers will learn about the rich cultural heritage of Mexico. Looks at the influences of indigenous people and Spanish rule in clothing, folktales, foods and holidays. Includes a sample day in the life of a fisherman's son and a young girl in Mexico City. Also looks at Tejano bands, artwork of Diego Rivera, and Talavera pottery.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
The Culture of Mexico

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