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Women's History Activator: Eleanor Roosevelt Video
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Cells - Overview & Introduction Video
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Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Understanding Science and Engineering Through Solar Power

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
The Understanding Science and Engineering Through Solar Power unit module teaches scholars how to conduct investigations and the steps for scientific inquiry and experimentation. To begin, young scientists conduct two probes to...
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Vaccine Makers Project: Elementary Lessons

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Two lessons introduce youngsters to vaccines and vaccine makers. The first lesson in the module asks learners to research and complete a graphic organizer that showcases the differences between a virus and bacteria. Groups then research...
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Overruled!

For Students 2nd - 7th Standards
It is all a matter of feet. Scholars first watch a video about measurement and conversions. While watching the video and with additional practice, pupils determine that proportional relationships create a straight line through the...
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Food For Thought

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Science can be quite tasty. A delectable unit from NASA shows learners why it's important to consider food, nutrition, and health in space. Four lessons explore the idea in great depth, including testing cookie recipes. Along the way,...
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Get More Sleep

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Help learners identify habits that interfere with sleep and to understand the importance of adequate rest and its impact on not only physical health, but also emotional wellbeing.
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Soda Straw Rockets

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Three, two, one, blast off to a better understanding of force and motion with this exciting science lesson! Beginning with a discussion about rockets and gravity, young scientists go on to complete a series of worksheets about net forces...
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Study Jams! Convert Units of Time

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
How many seconds are in a minute? Or rather, how many seconds are in eight minutes? This problem is worked out through a series of animated steps and explained by a friendly young lady's voice. Your time travelers will appreciate this...
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Get Connected with Ohm's Law

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Ideal for your electricity unit, especially with middle schoolers, this lesson plan gets engineers using multimeters in electrical circuits to explore the relationships among voltage, current, and resistance. Older learners may even plot...
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Study Jams! Photosynthesis

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
One friend explains to another that plants combine water and carbon dioxide with the energy of the sun to produce sugar and oxygen. She mentions the roles of the roots, chloroplasts, and stomata in an engaging video that reviews how...
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A Hundred Bales of Hay

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
This lesson combines math, visual arts, and language arts activities that all focus on the making, and baling of hay. The activities can be adjusted to address different age ranges. Most of the activities focus on gaining...
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Using Conversion

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Instruct youngsters how to convert from one unit of measurement to another. This basic skill is useful in science courses as well as in math courses. Learning check slides are included to help viewers practice solving these types of...
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Customary Units of Length - Practice 6.2

For Students 5th Standards
Fifth graders complete nine problems in which they work with converting customary units of length such as feet to yards, and yards to miles. They compare measurements using inequality signs in six examples, and answer two test prep...
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Making Observations and Recording Data for Solar Powered Water Pumping

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Get pumped about an activity with water pumps. The fifth of seven installments in the Understanding Science and Engineering unit has pupils learn how to make observations, record data, and create data displays. Each group measures the...
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Take It in Stride

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
One step at a time, pupils practice their measurement techniques as they analyze their stride length. They design their own procedures for measuring and relate their stride measurements to the distance traveled by making calculations.
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Light Bulb Challenge

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Efficiency equals money where homes are concerned. A comparative lesson asks learners to measure heat output of incandescent and compact fluorescent light bulbs. They follow their investigation with calculating the cost of using the two...
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Meet the Germs

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
A lesson introduces scholars to the scientist, Martinus Beijerinck, the person behind virus discovery. Learners research and complete a graphic organizer that showcases the differences between a virus and bacteria. Small groups share...
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Scale Ella

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Develop a sense of scale. After watching a video about scaling up and scaling down objects, the class participates in a discussion around scale factors. Pupils make a connection between scaling using division and scale factors between...
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Who Is Faster?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Am I going to catch it? Individuals time how long it takes them to walk, jog, and run a given distance and calculate their speed. They then research two animals and find their speeds. Using a chart, pupils compare the speeds of the...
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Speedster

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Catch me if you can. Scholars collect data on reaction time by catching a falling ruler or by using an Internet app. They determine the median of the data, create graphs, and analyze the results. They also compare their data to the rest...
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Super Bear: Comparing Mass

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
A super bear is a whole lot of gummy bear. Scholars hone their estimation skills by completing an activity. Given the masses of a mini gummy bear and a regular gummy bear, they must determine the number of each needed to have the same...
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The Lowdown — Living Wages in CA: Ratio and Rate in the Real World

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
How much money is enough money? Future wage earners explore the minimum hourly wage and then use it to calculate monthly and yearly earnings. They use an interactive to consider living costs and determine whether earning a minimum wage...
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Real-Life Math | Physical Trainer

For Students 6th - 7th Standards
Train yourself to naturally use math. Young mathematicians first watch a video in which a personal trainer describes math concepts necessary in his daily professional life. After measuring their heart rates, they apply percentages to...
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Real-Life Math | Restaurant Manager

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Let the video cater to your instructional needs. After watching an informative video in which a barbeque restaurant manager describes math he uses in his profession, scholars take part in an activity. They must determine the amount of...
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A Cyclist's Marriage Proposal

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
One cyclist goes to great lengths to make his proposal! Your classes must figure out just what length that is. Using a map with a bike route that spells out Marry Me, learners calculate the total distance of the ride. They base their...