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Structures. Man-Made and Found in Nature. Part 2
Professor Peter Plankton and Professor Tess Tube explore structures. Students will learn that both humans and animals build specific structures with specific functions and that structures have many forms. Students are introduced to the complex honeycomb structure that bees build. Modern day struc...
Those Shoes. Sharing My Story. A Conversation with Maribeth Boelts
This short video is an interview with author, Maribeth Boelts, who talks about her book, "Those Shoes."
Jeremy yearns for a pair of the black high-top sneakers all the kids are wearing, but his grandmother can't afford them so he makes do with a pair from the box of cast-offs in the school guidance office. To his amazement and delight, Jeremy finds a too-small pair of the prized shoes on a visit to...
In four days, Shi-shi-etko leaves for residential school. Before she leaves, Shi-shi-etko's mother, father and Yayah share teachings they want her to remember. Shi-shi-etko learns to treasure the world that surrounds her. Yaya gives Shi-shi-etko a small bag made from deer hide and sinew. She tell...
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...
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...
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...
Our Mother Earth
Mother Earth has been neglected and is in desperate need of care and attention. In this DVD program, young people from around the world bring Earth's plight to the forefront. The Earth is emitting a silent scream and humans are not listening to the language of nature. The young people in the prog...
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."
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.
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...
Living Sunlight. Sharing Our Story. A Conversation with Molly Bang and Penny Chisholm
This short video is an interview with authors, Molly Bang and Penny Chisholm, about their book, "Living Sunlight: How Plants Bring the Earth to Life."
Living Sunlight: How Plants Bring the Earth to Life
Using the sun as the narrator, photosynthesis is examined. The sun's energy melts glaciers, warms the land and the sea and creates wind. All living things need the sun's energy to survive. Children will understand that photosynthesis is important to all life forms and that without plants; there w...
Behind the Scenes: Creating the Soundtrack for the Lion and the Mouse
This short video is an interview with Sazi Dlamini, the composer of "The Lion and the Mouse" soundtrack.