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The Circulatory System Part 1: The Heart Video
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Astrophysics and Cosmology: Crash Course Physics #46

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Physics can help explain mysteries of the universe. Spark your classes' interest with the final lesson in the Crash Course physics series. The instructor explains the basics of astrophysics and cosmology with topics such as Hubble's Law...
4:39
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The Death of the Universe

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
We have all heard about the Big Bang and other theories about how the universe began, but how will it end? Cosmologists study dark matter and dark energy to try to figure out the answer to this mind-blowing question. This topic is a...
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Cosmology

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The past, the present, and the future ... there's so much to discover about the galaxy. Scholars learn about the creation of the universe, its current structure, and how it is changing. The PowerPoint presentation begins with a...
12:58
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What’s Wrong with the Big Bang Theory?

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
A video highlights the contradictions in the Big Bang Theory and then discusses the need for a unifying theory of everything. Space Time presents an enlightening video as part of a larger series on Cosmology.
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Understanding the Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How did our universe really begin? Explore the Science Big Bang Theory and Cosmic Microwave Background (CMB) with this multiple activity-based lesson that demonstrates that the increase of density due to the decrease of temperatures,...
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Cosmic Poetry: Words and Ideas Bring the Cosmos to Life

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders study the cosmos and their thoughts and feelings about the universe.  In this cosmic poetry lesson students create a venue where they can "safely" ask questions and discuss ideas. 
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The Universe

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders examine the origin and structure of the universe as it relates to the Earth's place in the cosmos. For this the universe lesson, 6th graders analyze patterns that pertain to relative movement, they chart the movements of...
13:22
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Dark Energy, Cosmology Part 2

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
What's driving the expansion of the universe, and will it ever stop? Take a trip to the dark side in a video full of surprising facts and twists about our view of what lies beyond. Junior cosmologists learn about the invisible energy of...
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The Beginning of the Universe, For Beginners

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Cosmology is the study of how our universe evolves. The big bang theory is introduced as the beginning of everything we know. Particle physicists attempt to simulate early universe conditions and apply the results to a time when all of...
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Architectural Wonders

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Angkor Wat, a UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Cambodia, is the focus of a lesson plan that asks class members to consider factors that could result in the destruction of these archeological treasures. Pupils listen to a lecture on...
12:10
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Plato and Aristotle: Crash Course History of Science #3

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Biology, cosmology, philosophy ... Plato and Aristotle had theories about them all! How did these ancient scholars shape the science of today? The third video in the History of Science series compares and contrasts the ideas of the famed...
12:00
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Binary and Multiple Stars

For Students 6th - 12th
Twinkle, twinkle little star(s)? Many of the stars above us are not alone! The narrator in the video explains the delicate balance present in binary and multiple star systems. Pupils learn about stars that orbit one another—and even...
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Hanal Pixan

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research the culture of Mexico. In this Mexican culture lesson, students view a PowerPoint presentation about the culture of Mexico and the students take notes. Students write an essay about what they have learned.
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The Age of Reason and Enlightenment

For Teachers 10th - 12th
A presentation that truly covers the age of reason and enlightenment. Nearly every facet, event, and key player in 18th Century Age of Enlightenment is covered. The information is clear, easy to follow, and lends itself well to note...
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Women and Korean Literature

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students read a text about women in Korean and their role in Korean literature. In this Korean literature lesson, students read a text by Helen Koh to learn about women writers in Korea.
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Century Timeline

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Scholars use the Cosmic Times and the Internet to create a timeline of events from 1916 when Einstein presented the Theory of General Relativity to 2016. Scientific discoveries are the main focus, then pupils add in events from culture,...
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Pangaea

For Students 7th - 8th
The images and diagrams included in this presentation really support the lecture well. Viewers should find the explanations of evidence for continent plate separation over time to be very clear. This superb lesson stands on its own but...
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Mask of the Black God

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Finally, an astronomy activity for the high schooler! Explorers are able to read star maps for finding objects in the night sky by determining celestial coordinates. In particular, they locate the Pleiades and read about a Navajo legend...
13:19
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Plate Tectonics-Evidence of plate movement

For Students 8th
Need a video to accompany your lecture on plate tectonics? Sal summarizes clues that certain parts of the world may at one time been connected. Use the video as part of one lecture, or break it up over several lessons.
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Plate Tectonics-Evidence of plate movement

For Students 8th
Need a video to accompany your lecture on plate tectonics? Sal summarizes clues that certain parts of the world may at one time been connected. Use the video as part of one lecture, or break it up over several lessons.
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He Sees it in His Joy

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students research the importance of play. In this research instructional activity, students work in pairs and interview each other about their 'play history.' Students take data from the interview and shape it into a play history for the...
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Deep Time

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Are our universe's days numbered? Yes and no, depending on how you look at it. Travel as far into the future as possible in a video describing the five ages of the universe. The narrator begins the tale in current days, which are the...
14:04
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Gamma-Ray Bursts

For Students 9th - 12th
What do you get when you combine the Cold War with black holes? You get one of the greatest scientific mysteries in the history of astronomy! Pupils discover how our quest to keep the Soviet Union from launching nuclear weapons helped to...
15:34
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Galaxies, Part 2

For Students 6th - 12th
Worlds within worlds! Journey to galaxies near and far with a thought-provoking video. Young astronomers learn how scientists detected very distant galaxies using their electromagnetic signatures far outside the visible range. Other...