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How Plants Grow (1998)

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Students will investigate and understand that in order for seeds to germinate and grow they must receive certain basic needs: food, air, water, light, and a place to grow. Next, they are introduced to the parts of a plant and learn how plants produce their own food. They also see how plants and animals depend upon each other for growth.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:19
How Plants Grow

Plant Habitats Around the World (1998)

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Students discover a wide variety of plants and the environments in which they live—desert, tundra, forests, mountains, etc. They will investigate and understand that plants have life needs (food, air, water, light, and a place to grow) and see how they fulfill these needs in these different climates.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:22
Plant Habitats Around the World

Plant Lifecycles (2002)

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With the help of a friendly scarecrow, students identify the basic needs of plants. They learn how seeds grow into plants and that the plant goes through changes called a lifecycle. They witness each step as seeds germinate and grow into flowering plants which produce seeds that eventually germinate and grow again.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:20
Plant Lifecycles

Properties of Matter, Part 2: Liquids, Solids and Gases (2003)

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Matter is everywhere - in everything! Appropriate examples and experiments make learning about matter fun and easy to follow. Learn that all matter has mass and takes up space, use the five senses to discover the properties of matter, and see how matter changes form. A catchy tune helps solidify important concepts.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:17
Properties of Matter, Part 2: Liquids, Solids and Gases

Properties of Matter, Part 1 (2003)

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Come join us in the "matter kitchen" as we learn that our entire world is made of matter, including things we don't see, such as the air we breathe. We learn to use our five senses to identify the properties of an object - size, weight, shape, color, and temperature. Students identify some of the tools used to measure the properties of matter.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:20
Properties of Matter, Part 1

Simple Machines (1998)

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When a group of children attempt to move their play fort, they realize that six simple machines make the work much easier by changing either force or distance. They learn to identify real-world examples of simple machines including the lever, pulley, wedge, wheel and axle, inclined plane, and screw.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:16
Simple Machines

The Wonder of Sound (1998)

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Through instrument, voice, and graphics, students easily discover how sounds are produced and students learn how we hear. Vibration is demonstrated, and children experiment with the way sound travels—in the air, through the ground, and under water. Teacher's Guide available in disk and online: www.schoolvideos.com

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:13
The Wonder of Sound

How Things Move (1999)

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Roll, slide, bounce, and spin. Discover many different ways objects can move. Give your students a preliminary lesson in physical science with this fun program designed to get children thinking about pushes and pulls. Students enjoy learning about position, movement, and the forces used to make objects move.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:16
How Things Move

The Magic of Magnetism (1998)

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Why does a magnet stick to metal objects but not plastic? How can it pick up metal shavings but not wood chips? With the help of a magician, students learn all about magnetism. They discover what a magnet is, the properties of magnets, magnetic fields, and the types of objects that are attracted to magnets. Children learn what magnets are used for and in which simple machines they are found.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:14
The Magic of Magnetism

Changes in the Properties of Matter: Physical and Chemical (1999, 2003)

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Amanda’s friend Kyle is having trouble understanding matter, but she knows just the thing to do. She takes him to “A Matter of Fact,” an interesting store full of scientific things—and a peculiar storeowner to help them! Kyle learns all about the physical and chemical properties of matter, such as conductivity, magnetism, and combustibility. He finds out what mixtures and solutions are.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:28
Changes in the Properties of Matter: Physical and Chemical

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