Acids and Bases: Kitchen Chemistry
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Acids and Bases: Kitchen Chemistry

Acids and bases react with other chemicals in predictable ways. This interactive activity from the ZOOM Web site allows you ...
Grades 3-8
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Zoom
Attention to Scaling
Video 00:01:35

Attention to Scaling

In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad analyzes the bar graph data showing the number of bugs in each room in the Cybrary. After ...
Grades 3-6
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Cyberchase
Musical Concepts - Drums
Video 00:03:20

Musical Concepts - Drums

Principal percussionist for the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra Kenyon Williams introduces the traditionally known members of the drum, or percussion, family. Mr. Williams explains the snare ...
Grades K-12
Cauldron Bubbles
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Cauldron Bubbles

See what happens when oil is added to water, then try adding salt and see how it reacts. Learn more in this activity from Zoom.
Grades 1-8
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Zoom
Balls and Ramp
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Balls and Ramp

Gravity - not just a good idea. It's the Law! Use the Law of Gravity to tell time, in this activity from Zoom.
Grades 1-8
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Zoom
Cereal Dispenser
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Cereal Dispenser

Create a cereal dispenser in this activity from Zoom.
Grades 1-8
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Zoom
Flashlight
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Flashlight

Build a homemade flashlight in this activity from Zoom.
Grades 1-8
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Zoom
Game Timer
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Game Timer

Work in teams to build a game timer that measures exactly 10 seconds, in this activity from Zoom.
Grades 1-8
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Zoom
Rock No Roll
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Rock No Roll

Using straws and tape, build a structure that's not attached to the table that will rock back and forth without rolling away when you ...
Grades 1-8
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Zoom
Survival Raft
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Survival Raft

See if you can build a raft that will hold two gallons of water and five pounds of supplies, in this activity from Zoom.
Grades 1-8
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Zoom
Water Filter
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Water Filter

Invent a filter to clean dirty water, in this activity from Zoom.
Grades 1-8
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Zoom
What Do Animals Eat?
Video 00:01:10

What Do Animals Eat?

Do you eat like a horse? Or more like a bird? As you might expect, different animals eat different things. Some animals specialize in eating ...
Grades K-5
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WGBH
Earthquakes: The Prehistoric Record
Video 00:03:19

Earthquakes: The Prehistoric Record

Geologic features altered by earthquakes provide striking evidence of the power of seismic events. It wasn't until the late ...
Grades 3-12
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NOVA
Mendez v. Westminster: Desegregating California's Schools
Video 00:08:36

Mendez v. Westminster: Desegregating California's Schools

In 1946, eight years before the landmark Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education, Mexican Americans in Orange ...
Grades 3-12
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WGBH
Calculating Rectangular Area
Video 00:03:54

Calculating Rectangular Area

In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad must measure two differently-shaped parcels of land to determine which has a larger area. The CyberSquad uses ...
Grades 3-6
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Cyberchase
Measuring for an Exact Fit
Video 00:04:11

Measuring for an Exact Fit

In this Cyberchase video segment, Matt and Jackie must figure out how to construct rectangular lids that match the size of two boxes precisely. They ...
Grades 3-6
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Cyberchase
Triangles: Designing a Straw Bridge
Video 00:04:02

Triangles: Designing a Straw Bridge

Building a strong and stable structure requires an understanding of the forces that will act on the structure under loads ...
Grades 3-8
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Zoom
Kismet
Video 00:03:08

Kismet

The notion of robots that walk, talk, think, and feel has been fodder for science fiction writers for decades. What futuristic story would be complete ...
Grades 3-12
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WGBH
Living Life as a Plant
Lesson Plan
Grades 3-5
How Effective Is Your Sunscreen?
Video 00:04:59

How Effective Is Your Sunscreen?

In this video from DragonflyTV, Aaron and Justin, who spend lots of time outdoors surfing and bike riding, test which ...
Grades 3-8
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Dragonfly TV
Estimating Greeting Card Sales
Video 00:03:24

Estimating Greeting Card Sales

In this Cyberchase video segment, Harry responds to a "Get Rich Quick" ad and finds himself selling Cheesy Greeting Cards. Unfortunately, he has trouble selling ...
Grades 3-6
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Cyberchase