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The Magic School Bus Complete Series Disc 7

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Welcome Aboard The Magic School Bus! Are you ready for a wild ride? Grab a seat and hang on for the Emmy® award-winning animated science-adventure series based on the best-selling books.

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Primary
Elementary
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02:41
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Describing Matter (2013)

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Size, weight, density, color, and texture are just a few of the ways we describe things around us. This fast paced instructive program highlights the many ways matter is characterized. Special attention is also given to some of the ways matter is measured.

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Primary
Elementary
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00:12
Describing Matter

Portion Control: Seeing the Healthy Way to Eat

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Using the power of video to its best advantage this program teaches teens how to choose the right food portions for their body type and metabolism and to visualize these portions in memorable ways. Nationwide, teenagers have become accustomed to eating “supersized.” This is a major factor in the obesity epidemic affecting teens today.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:22
Portion Control: Seeing the Healthy Way to Eat

Matter in Action (2005)

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This DVD contains 4 20-minute segments:

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Middle
High
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00:20
Matter in Action

Getting to Know Gravity (2000)

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Students learn about gravity. First stop: Earth—to discover how gravity affects people and things on this planet. Next stop: outer space—to learn how gravity affects other planets. This learning journey demonstrates the effects of mass on gravity and the difference between mass and weight in a way that is easy to understand and fun to watch.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:19
Getting to Know Gravity

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.

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Elementary
Middle
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00:23
Gravity

A Healthy Body (2007)

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This program addresses a number of other health issues including types of foods to avoid, healthy body weight, harmful substances, and the importance of regular exercise. The importance of rest and sleep, especially for adolescents, is discussed.

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Middle
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00:20
A Healthy Body

Weighing Things (2011)

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This program explores the interesting and fun process of weighing common objects. Concepts and terminology: matter, mass, weight, scale, and metric system.

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Primary
Length: 
0:12
Weighing Things