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Fascinating Fossils (2012)

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Fossils are windows to the past. This fascinating program takes a look at how fossils are formed and preserved. Special attention is given to the meaning, significance, and use of fossils in telling us about past life on Earth.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:11
Fascinating Fossils

Grouping Living Things (2012)

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There are millions of different kinds of living things on the planet. Grouping them is not an easy task. This fascinating program explores this process and investigates some of the major groups of living things.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:10
Grouping Living Things

Our Precious Earth (2012)

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All the people in the world live on the same planet, which we call home. This program explains why Earth is precious and how it is being damaged. Special attention is paid to how we can conserve natural resources and care for the planet.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:10
Our Precious Earth

Day and Night (2013)

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What causes day and night? This engaging program uses vivid animations to help answer this often difficult-to-teach concept. The position of Earth and the sun, as well as the process of rotation are clearly illustrated.

Find the Spanish language version of this video at: Dia y noche

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:12
Day and Night

Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution (2004)

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How did the universe, our planet, and life begin?

Who would have predicted that a hot spot left over from the Big Bang would eventually lead to our galaxy, the solar system, the Earth—and to us? Origins explores how the universe and our planet began amid chaos and eventually gave birth to the first stirrings of life.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
04:00
Origins: Fourteen Billion Years of Cosmic Evolution

Planet Earth (2007)

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From the stunning creators of Blue Planet: Seas of Life comes this epic 5-disc series celebrating the Earth as never before. With an unprecedented production budget, using high definition photography and revolutionary high-speed cameras.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
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High
Length: 
11:40
Planet Earth

Astronomy Series (2003)

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This four-part video series presents a detailed review of the important concepts in middle school earth science relating to Earth-Sun-Moon system, characteristics of the inner and outer planets, and fascinating highlights of the universe.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
01:20
Astronomy Series

Gravity (1993)

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Next time you throw a ball in the air, and it doesn’t fly off into outer space, thank gravity.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Gravity

Earth's Seasons (1993)

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It doesn’t matter if it’s spring, summer, winter, or fall – Bill Nye is always in season.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
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00:23
Earth's Seasons

Wind (1994)

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Some answers, my friend, do in fact, blow in the wind.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Wind

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