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Rene Bibaud's Complete Fundamentals of Rope Jumping

Long a staple in physical education programs, the jump rope is a proven, effective and inexpensive tool. Many physical education teachers, however, struggle with how to get the most from rope jumping. The video will assist educators in: teaching rope jumping through a structured and progressive p...

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In Winter Still: A Claude Monet Story

Series: Painted Tales
Monet spent some of his most prolific years painting at his home in Giverny, surrounded by his family and many visiting friends. His home and garden were a sanctuary for Monet and a play area for the many children living at Giverny. In Winter Still takes us into Monet's garden and captures the es...

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Almond Blossoms: A Vincent van Gogh Story

Series: Painted Tales
Vincent van Gogh is arguably the most recognized artist in the world. While his lonely, turbulent life is well known, many people are not aware of the sensitivity and compassion that fueled much of his art. Dr. Gachet, van Gogh's physician, and his daughter, Marguerite Gachet, saw this side after...

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One Tiny Turtle. Did You Know?

This short video is a collection of quick facts about sea turtles and is animated with photographs from the book, "One Tiny Turtle."

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One Tiny Turtle

This video introduces the life cycle of the loggerhead turtle. When the baby turtle is born, it is no bigger than a bottle top. As the turtle reaches adulthood, it will be as big as a barrel. The feeding habits, behaviour, life cycle and habitat of the loggerhead turtle are described. Students ca...

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Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed. Behind the Music with Scotty Huff and Robert Reynolds

Music composers, Scotty Huff and Robert Reynolds, discuss what's involved in producing the music that accompanies the animated video, "Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed."

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Naked Mole Rat Gets Dressed

In this animated video, there are three things you need to know about mole rats: they are part rat, part mole and all naked, except Wilbur. Wilbur likes to wear clothes and he feels different depending on what clothes he is wearing. All the other mole rats in the colony are horrified by Wilbur. T...

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Monarch and Milkweed. Sharing My Story. A Conversation with the Author Helen Frost

This short video is an interview with author, Helen Frost, who speaks about her book, "Monarch and Milkweed."

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Monarch and Milkweed. Author's Note

The short video is narrated by Helen Frost, the author of "Monarch and Milkweed." She gives more facts about monarch butterflies, describes their migration patterns using maps and presents viewers with a couple of web resources, useful for further learning about the butterflies.

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Monarch and Milkweed

This video introduces the life cycle of the monarch butterfly and its relationship with the host plant, the milkweed. As spring arrives, the milkweed sprouts through the earth and starts to grow. The monarch butterfly arrives and feeds from the milkweed. After mating, the monarch butterfly uses t...

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May I Pet Your Dog? Sharing My Story. A Conversation with Stephanie Calmenson

This short video is an interview with the author, Stephanie Calmenson, speaking about her book, "May I Pet Your Dog?"

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May I Pet Your Dog?

This how-to guide explains the best and safest way to deal with an unfamiliar dog. Harry the dachshund gives advice about how to approach a dog and its owner, how to pet a dog safely, how to recognize when a dog doesn't want to be disturbed and what to do when a dog growls. Harry and his appealin...

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Great Activities for Physical Education. Grades K-2

In this unique program, physical education consultant Artie Kamiya presents several enjoyable physical education activities that promote student fitness and skill development. The video provides numerous developmentally appropriate activities for students in Grades K-2. Games and activities inclu...

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Blockhead. The Life of Fibonacci

In this video, the life of Leonardo Fibonacci is examined. Living in medieval Italy, Leonardo constantly thought about numbers. People called him blockhead because he daydreamed about numbers. As Fibonacci grew older and travelled the world, he studied how other countries use numbers and how they...

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Landmark Numbers and Number Line

Series: Math Monsters
The Monster's castle is located on a highway between Positivity City and Negativityville. To help run their tow truck business, the Monsters develop a strategy to place Monster-meter signs at regular intervals. Students will learn about number line and the usefulness of landmark numbers