Kingdoms

Clasificando a los seres vivos (Classifying Living Things) (2006)

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This video discusses the importance of classifying living things, and some of the criteria scientists use when classifying. The six major kingdoms are explored including Eubacteria, Archaebacteria, Protists, Fungi, Plants, and Animals. Colorful, live-action footage illustrates the important characteristics of living things in each of the kingdoms.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:17
Clasificando a los seres vivos (Classifying Living Things)

Ancient Egyptian Government

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Ancient Egypt was not a great empire at its outset, yet over time it became united under rulers called pharaohs. Each pharaoh was believed to be an incarnation of the god Horus. Readers will learn how this tie between Ancient Egypt's government and its religion helped forge an empire. They will also learn about the basics of Ancient Egyptian laws and draw parallels between the ancient world and today.

Ancient Egyptian Government

Princess Ben: Being a Wholly Truthful Account of Her Various Discoveries and Misadventures (Unabridged Fiction)

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Benevolence is not your typical princess and Princess Ben is certainly not your typical fairy tale. With her parents lost to unknown assassins, Princess Ben ends up under the thumb of the conniving Queen Sophia, who is intent on marrying her off to the first available "specimen of imbecilic manhood".

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Lexile: 
1090L
Length: 
07:11
Princess Ben: Being a Wholly Truthful Account of Her Various Discoveries and Misadventures (Unabridged  Fiction)

Classifying Life (2006)

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This program explores the fascinating process of taxonomy, explaining why the process of classification is so important. Some of the criteria taxonomists use in classifying living things are highlighted. Colorful video footage of a wide array of organisms illustrates the major kingdoms.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
00:20
Classifying Life

Classifying Plants and Fungi (2006)

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Everywhere we look we see plants. These two very important kingdoms of living things are the focus of this colorful and fascinating program. The major taxonomic categories of these organisms are discussed, as are some of the specific characteristics of these fascinating organisms.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:20
Classifying Plants and Fungi