Schlessinger Media

Global Environmental Issues (2004)

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There has always been a struggle to balance the goals of economic development with the need to protect the environment. With world population growing and global climate change threatening to affect us all, never has that balance been more important. Today, the developed world uses much of the world's energy resources and contributes to the majority of global greenhouse gases.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:23
Global Environmental Issues

Using the Writing Process (2006)

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From an initial idea or purpose to a finished piece ready to be shared with an audience, the writing process is a winding and creative road. Every kind of writing and every kind of writer use the stages of the writing process, though not always in the same way or in the same order.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Using the Writing Process

The Dutch & New Amsterdam (1999)

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These engaging presentations view the traditions of early colonial life through contemporary insights into the men, women and children who carried their dreams of a new life to the New World. Follow along as colonial life experts tour the modern-day sites of these settlements to learn the history of the people who settled them and discover what daily life was really like.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
The Dutch & New Amsterdam

Writing for Students: Editing & Proofreading (2006)

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It's time to dot your i's, and cross your t's and carefully reread what you've written...in other words, it's time to edit and proofread! The conventions of writing, including grammar and mechanics, ensure that what is written accurately conveys what the writer intended to express.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
:23
Writing for Students: Editing & Proofreading

Iroquois (1993)

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A fascinating study of North American Indians accurately portraying their history, culture and way of life today. Leading Native American scholars discuss the specific histories of each of the North American peoples and challenge many still-prevalent myths and stereotypes. Each program focuses on the unique history of a particular Indian community.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:30
Iroquois

Personal Health & Hygiene (2005)

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Explores the importance of basic personal hygiene, including tooth brushing, bathing, and proper skin care. Students also learn about the benefits of getting plenty of sleep, good nutrition, and loads of physical activity.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Personal Health & Hygiene

Dealing With Feelings (2005)

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Everybody wants to be healthy. When you're healthy, you feel good - physically and emotionally! But good health doesn't just happen. "Health for Children" introduces young viewers to the importance of making good choices about health and wellness and gives practical advice about how to develop healthy habits and set personal health goals.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Dealing With Feelings

All About Simple Machines (2004)

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Understanding the world around us can be a real adventure! That's the message in this 11-part series for children in grades K-4. Kids travel along as our young host explores the world of physical science and how it can be seen, touched and understood in everyday life.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
All About Simple Machines

Maps & Globes (2004)

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What is a map? What is a globe? And what are the differences? Maps & Globes teaches students to understand and identify the different parts of maps and globes from lines of latitude and longitude, to hemispheres and poles. Students will also learn the significance of location.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Maps & Globes

The United States (2004)

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Join Miguel on his exciting adventure across the United States! From the ancient Appalachian Mountains to a swamp called Okeefenokee, from the Grand Canyon to Little Havana, Miguel's journey takes him from sea to shining sea and everywhere in between. Explore the five U.S. regions and the states within them, along with the U.S. territories and commonwealths.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
The United States

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