# Physical Science Collection

## 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.

Primary
Elementary
Length:
00:22

## 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.

Primary
Elementary
Length:
00:17

## 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.

Primary
Elementary
Length:
00:20

## 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.

Primary
Elementary
Length:
00:16

## 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

Primary
Elementary
Length:
00:13

## 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.

Primary
Elementary
Length:
00:16

## 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.

Primary
Elementary
Length:
00:14

## 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.

Elementary
Length:
00:28

## Common Properties of Matter: Atoms, Elements, and States (2003)

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Two students in search of ideas for a science project find help in a store like one theyve never seen. Miss Dallerwag, the store owner, helps explain concepts like atoms and molecules. She also describes what mass, volume, and density are and how they are different, and the states of matter and how they change.

Elementary
Length:
00:24

## Getting to Know Energy (2000)

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Energy is all around you. Learn about the many different types of energy and how energy can change form. Vivid examples illustrate how potential energy and kinetic energy are defined, and how one form of energy can change into another. Discover that energy never goes away, that it can only be transferred from one form into another.