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Animal Families | Everyday Learning

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Families are our introduction to society. By living and growing within a small connected group, we are prepared for encounters with larger groups within society. Animal families provide a great example of similarities and differences within various family groups. This video is available in both English and Spanish audio, along with corresponding closed captions.

Music Improvisation

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In this Dinosaur Train clip, Shiny learns about teamwork, and all the kids learn about the place of improvisation in the creation of music.

Pottery Studio Field Trip

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At Joe Picasso’s Pottery Studio, Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids learn to throw clay on a potter’s wheel, practice sculpting techniques, paint with glass colors, fire pottery, and appreciate their finished artwork. Learn how to play with clay today!

 

TV Station Field Trip

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Penny and the KidVision VPK kids visit a TV station.  They act on a green screen in the studio, see technology enhance action in the Control Room, learn about adding sound in Editing, and see how shows are broadcast from Master Control.  ACTION! 

 

ReThink and ReUse Center Field Trip

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At the ReThink & ReUse Center, Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids turn trash into learning treasures!  They build mazes from tubes, structures from discarded materials, create games from bottle caps, and a sink and float activity using found trinkets.

Music | What's Good

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Venture into the private studios of music producers Peter Cottontale and Thelonius Martin to see how they work. Music is scientific: sound is produced when something vibrates, and those vibrations are brought to the ear as sound waves. Learn about the science of sound and discover how good vibes can move you and your kids.

For use at home with your children, see our Science of Music and Sound Lesson Plan!

Carving Pumpkins

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In this Dinosaur Train clip, the Pteranodon and Lambeosaurus families carve pumpkins.

Nature Cat | Happy Halentine's Day

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It's Valentine's Day, Hal's most favorite holiday of all! And to celebrate, every year Hal shows his love by handing out cards, flowers and candy to all of his Valentine’s, ending with a super special delivery of love to his mommy!

Dance | What's Good

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Harness the science of movement as you learn about the physics of rotation with break-dancers Tori Torsion, B-Girl Eren and B-Boy Evol; make time to dance, twirl, climb, run, jump, or slide with your kids, as these early experiences with forces and motion will ignite their curiosity and provide a foundation for future science study.

For use at home with your children, see our Science of Movement Lesson Plan!

Bubble Prints

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In this video, watch as children make bubble prints with water, a straw and paper. Bubble Prints is a hands-on science exploration for young children and their teachers, parents or caregivers.

Paper Store Field Trip

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Come with Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids to visit the colorful Paper Niche store. Watch the kids choose papers they like and create a paper project that demonstrates each child’s creative self.  Get excited about art!

 

Young At Art Field Trip

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At Young At Art, a hands-on art museum for all ages, Penny and the KidVision VPK kids learn about artists by doing their art.  They draw with chalk, play inside a decorated closet, learn a traditional African game, and make marionettes out of trash. 

Max’s Diary: Theater Production | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Max’s imagination takes viewers on amazing adventures. In this segment of KIDS Clubhouse Adventures, Max discovers his most important prop is broken on the eve of opening night. He decides to engineer a stronger, fancier prop and finishes just in time!

Music Store Field Trip

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Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids make music at a Sam Ash Music Store. They play instruments, participate in a drum circle, and dance like crazy with a D.J.  Join us!  Let's rock 'n' roll!

The Sticker Chart | Sid the Science Kid

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Using this resource group, students learn about documentation using charts. If Sid doesn't fill his chore chart with stickers, he'll never get a new Turbo-Robot-Rocketship toy. Sid wonders, who needs charts anyway? After a day of investigating, Sid learns that charts are great science tools that help compare and contrast all kinds of cool stuff like snacks, pets, and even chores! The resource group includes an English and Spanish version of five video clips, as well as the associated Science Adventures Curriculum Guide.

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