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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.

Setting Up a Book Corner

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Preschool spaces and early elementary classrooms should all have a well defined space where children can find a variety of books that are attractive, rich in vocabulary, and culturally interesting. In this segment from "Get Wild about Reading," a Between the Lions teacher training video from Mississippi Public Broadcasting and WGBH, Theo the Lion interviews Kimberly Triplett of the Early Childhood Institute at Mississippi State University and Kelly Carmody, Nurturing Homes Coordinator at Mississippi State University, who describe how successful book corners have been set up in classroom, childcare centers, and home daycare facilities.

The Rolie Polie | Sid the Science Kid

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Using this resource group, students learn about scientific observation using a magnifying glass. Sid loves his rolie polie bugs, but they're so little he can't figure out how they move. At school, Sid and his friends explore their world using the magnifying glass to make things look bigger, like freckles on their skin, little pebbles, and rolie polie legs! The resource group includes an English and Spanish version of 5 video clips, as well as the associated Science Adventures Curriculum Guide. Watch Sid here or go to http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/collection/sid-the-science-kid/ to download the science adventures video clips.

I Want to Be a Scientist! | Sid the Science Kid

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Using this resource group, students will learn about the many different career possibilities as a scientist. Watch as Sid the Science Kid and the class go on a field trip to the Science Center where they hear from special guests about their jobs. Gabriela's Mom, Dr. Rosalinda Cordova, is a marine biologist and she tells the kids about her exciting job scuba diving and studying whales. Meet a robotics engineer working on a 20-foot tall robot at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a chemist investigating stretchy ice cream in a kitchen lab, and an astronaut who does engineering in space!

Artichokes | Valley's Gold

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Learn about California's official state vegetable, the artichoke. From field to fork, learn what it takes to grow and prepare this unique crop.

Bob the Builder | Constructing a Class Zoo

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In the episode "Bear Mountain," Bob and his team must build an enclosure for a bear at the Fixham Zoo. Wendy explains that a habitat is the surroundings where you live. In this activity, children will investigate different animal habitats, and construct one with a shoebox and some creativity! 

What is the Human Body? | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Exploring our world is fun! Abby Brown, KIDS Clubhouse Adventures co-host, loves to help kids have fun while learning! In this segment, Abby describes the systems that work together to keep us alive, and talks about how to keep our bodies healthy and strong.

Let's Look Inside Our Body | Everyday Learning

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Why do we have bones? What do they do? What are they called? This animated video shows how bones are important to everyday tasks and movements. The spine, rib cage, tibia, femur and skull are shown within a body shape. Various parts of the body are featured.

Count Your Senses! | The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!

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Senses are so exciting! In this short video from The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That!, The Cat sings a song about all five of your senses. There are so many things to observe and discover, just by using our senses!

What is Farming? | KIDS Clubhouse Adventures

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Exploring our world is fun! Abby Brown, KIDS Clubhouse Adventures co-host, loves to help kids have fun while learning! In this segment, Abby teaches kids about the people, animals, equipment and buildings on a farm.

Recycling Center Field Trip

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Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids tour a recycling center.  They note the difference among various materials and get to see firsthand the people and machines used to recycle everyday items such as water bottles and soda cans.

Under the Ground | Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood

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Daniel imagines that he can dig underground to see the carrots growing! Show kids that vegetables grow in a variety of ways and that it is easy to keep a garden at home or school.

Tank's Baby Brother

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In this episode of Dinosaur Train, Tank Triceratops struggles with feeling ignored after his mother has a new baby. When Buddy, Tiny, and Tank play with some older Triceratops kids, Tank learns the perks of being a big brother.

Energy! | Martha Speaks

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Learn about the power of energy and why we need it in this fun song from Martha Speaks!

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.

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