Matter

Planetarium

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Matter swirls around a new born star, coalescing on the planetoids that orbit it. Planets evolve, grow and migrate in their orbits, forming a unique solar system by the end of every game. Planetarium is a game of creation, chaos and terraforming on the grandest scale.

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Middle
High
Content Area: 
Science
Play Time: 
45 min.
Planetarium

Matter in Action (2005)

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This DVD contains 4 20-minute segments:

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:20
Matter in Action

All About Solids, Liquids & Gases (2000, 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 Solids, Liquids & Gases

All About Properties of Matter (2000, 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 Properties of Matter

On the Dark Side (2000)

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Includes 2 programs. Program 1: Cosmic Alchemy (60 min.) In the beginning, the universe started as a single point. Yet from this tiny beginning came all the matter that we can see around us today. How could pure energy become matter? Over the last century, a series of discoveries have shed light on our understanding of matter.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
02:00
On the Dark Side

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.

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

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

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.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:24
Common Properties of Matter: Atoms, Elements, and States

Phases of Matter (1993)

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Bill Nye is going through a phase – a phase of matter. Check out the “Phases of Matter” episode to find out about rock-solid solids, liquidy liquids, and gassy gases.

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Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Phases of Matter

Atoms (1997)

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What’s the matter? Everything is the matter, everything is made of matter, and Bill Nye will show you how.

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Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Atoms

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