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Who was Frederick Douglass? Video
Who was Frederick Douglass?
The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart Video
The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart
Thomas Jefferson - Author of The Declaration of Indepence & 3rd U.S. President | Mini Bio | BIO Video
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Crash Course: Biology

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine an entire biology course in one collection of 40 videos! Based on the AP Biology curriculum, viewers learn about the things that make up living things and the processes that keep organisms alive. They also learn how to identify...
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Fibers, Dyes, and the Environment

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Nanofibers can be made through electrospinning or force spinning in order to reduce the negative impact on the environment. Pupils study the role of fibers and dye on the environment through a series of five hands-on activities. Then,...
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How Do Fibers Form?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The proteins inside a cell determine the shape of the cell. While most red blood cells have a circular shape, those with sickle cell take the shape of a sickle. This change in shape causes multiple issues in the system. Scholars solve...
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Four Science Secrets About Money

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Strange fact—most dollar bills have a trace of cocaine! Chemists can tell us many interesting facts about money. Science makes counterfeiting an almost impossible process. An installment of the ACS Reaction series explains these...
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Rethinking the Fabrics We Wear

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What are fibersheds and what what do they have to do with environmental protections? A photo essay and audio recordings about Mimi Luebbermann, and her sheep, cause consumers to reflect on how their clothing choices can support local...
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Autonomic Nervous System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
The sympathetic nervous system is what puts a person into fight or flight mode in scary situations. The 13th video in a series of 47  covers the autonomic nervous system, specifically how the sympathetic and parasympathetic systems work...
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Big Guns: The Muscular System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Wanna know what makes people smile? Face muscles. In this short video, learners have an opportunity to view what muscles look like and how they provide humans with movement by contracting and relaxing.  
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Dietary Fiber

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the different types of fiber and their benefits.  In this investigative lesson students find good sources of fiber in different foods. 
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Fit With Fiber

For Teachers 6th Standards
Sixth graders investigate the nutritional value of different types of cereal. They take a survey of students that ate breakfast and create a circle graph with the results. Students examine the nutritional information on the sides of the...
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For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students create a model of the USDA's Food Pyramid Guide, using shoe boxes. They bring an assortment of shoe boxes from home. Students are given a copy of the "Food Guide Pyramid." They wrap boxes for the bread group in white, the...
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How to Read a Nutrition Label

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take a look down a grocery aisle and you will see nutrition labels on every can and box of food. Do you know how to read the labels? This video shows you briefly what a nutrition label looks like and a few of the elements listed on each...
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Why Is Cotton in Everything?

For Students 6th - 12th
Imagine wearing a suit of armor made of quilted cotton. Inca warriors did and found it very effective. Viewers of a fascinating video learn about how the growth of cotton cells makes this plant so strong and versatile. Also included in...
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How The Food You Eat Affects Your Gut

For Students 3rd - 12th
Some foods we eat are not meant to be broken down by our digestive systems, but instead by our gut. But how can we control what our gut breaks down? The answer is simple: our diet.
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For Teachers 5th - 12th
As part of an investigation of the folk traditions of their area, class members research the articles of clothing worn at earlier times, the fibers and materials, and the machinery used to produce these items. In addition, class members...
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Healthy Eating Habits

For Teachers 4th - 7th
This Healthy Eating PowerPoint summarizes what the different parts of food are and some important examples and facts about each.
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Photosynthesis and Respiration

For Students 9th - 10th
In this biology instructional activity, students identify and locate various vocabulary terms related to photosynthesis and respiration. There are 15 biology terms located in the word search.
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Dietary Fiber Introduction

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Pupils identify fiber from foods, its sources and function in the body. They also the importance of fiber in the diet and good food sources that one can eat. Finally, students discuss water and its importance with eating fiber and...
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Tie Dye

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Young scholars explore how dyes and fibers interact and how to test the durability and fastness's of the dye.  In this dye and fiber lesson students propose an experiment, construct a research-able question and analyze experimental data. 
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Health In Progress - Processed Foods

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students compare and contrast processed foods to unprocessed foods. After exploring the differences, they research the health factors, benefits and concerns in both types of food. Discussions include fats, sweeteners, fiber, vitamins,...
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Food Guide Pyramid

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students develop an understanding of the Food Guide Pyramid by creating sample meals and examining whether there is a relationship between how foods are grown and where they fall in the Food Guide Pyramid. They also complete a scavenger...
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Applied Science - Science and Math Post Lab

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Students construct paper. In this applied Science activity, students create paper using lint. Students investigate the different fibers in their homes.
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Nanofibers: Why Go Small?

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Young scholars explore the surface ratio of an object.  In this surface area to volume lesson students construct a data table, make calculations and create a graph. 
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Dietary Fiber Introduction

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research fiber and consider its sources, functions and importance to overall health. They sample high-fiber items, complete worksheets and take a quiz on their fiber research.
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Fiber - Adding It To The Diet - Skill Supplement

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students examine and prepare a recipe and state the purpose of each ingredient. They complete a worksheet based on the food pyramid.