The My Lai Massacre: A National Shame
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The My Lai Massacre: A National Shame

What happened in the 1968 My Lai massacre changed how many Americans felt about the Vietnam War, and called into ...
Grades 9-13+
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American Experience
Noise Control and the Decibel | How We Got to Now: Sound
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Noise Control and the Decibel | How We Got to Now: Sound

Stand on the corner of 34th Street and 6th Avenue in New York City with ...
Grades 6-12
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How We Got to Now
Cultural Revolution in China: Purge of the Impure
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Cultural Revolution in China: Purge of the Impure

Follow chef Ming Tsai’s grandfather through World War II, the Chinese Civil War, and the Cultural Revolution in this ...
Grades 9-12
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WNET
Wavelength
Interactive

Wavelength

In this interactive activity adapted from the University of Utah’s ASPIRE Lab, learn about wavelength. Use a ruler to measure the distance from crest to crest on a simple ...
Grades 6-12
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WGBH
Fluency: Context Clues
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Fluency: Context Clues

Context clues can help learners understand what they are reading. The words or phrases that come before and after an unfamiliar word can help readers figure out the meaning of ...
Grades 9-13+
Provided by:
KET
Twelfth Night Act 2 Sc 5
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Twelfth Night Act 2 Sc 5

In this video from Penn State's School of Theatre production of Twelfth Night, Toby, Andrew, and Fabian conceal themselves in a box tree while Maria plants the forged letter ...
Grades 9-12
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WPSU
The Iraqi Refugee Crisis
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The Iraqi Refugee Crisis

This video from Wide Angle provides an overview of the Iraqi refugee crisis and challenges the refugees face.
Grades 9-12
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Wide Angle
Mouse Party
Interactive

Mouse Party

In this interactive activity from the University of Utah, learn how different kinds of drugs alter the natural state of a mouse's brain. Alcohol, cocaine, ecstasy, heroin, LSD, marijuana ...
Grades 9-12
Provided by:
WGBH
Life & Debt
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Life & Debt

The rural region of Vidarbha in central India has been hit hard by draughts, sinking cotton prices spurred by India’s entry into the World Trade Organization and increasing debt ...
Grades 9-12
Provided by:
Wide Angle
Classroom Tips
Document

Classroom Tips

There are a variety of ways in which to incorporate VITAL video into your classroom. This document offers a few options based on the various computer and projection equipment setups ...
Grades All
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WNET
Unforgettable Elephants
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Unforgettable Elephants

In this video segment from Nature, witness the joy an elephant family experiences when a new baby elephant is born. This birth was a celebration within elephant society. The newborn ...
Grades 6-12
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Nature
Predicting Earthquakes
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Predicting Earthquakes

The Bay Area’s San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD) project a is critical component in research surrounding earthquake prediction. Scientists have used data from SAFOD to develop a ...
Grades 9-13+
Provided by:
QUEST
Turning Waste Into Energy
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Turning Waste Into Energy

In this lesson from Clue into Climate, produced by KQED, students will learn how methane digesters turn waste into usable gases and other fuels.
Grades 4-12
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Clue into Climate
Environmentalist Bill McKibben, 1990
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Environmentalist Bill McKibben, 1990

Environmentalist Bill McKibben speaks about humanity's relationship with nature in this archival news footage from 1990. At an Earth ...
Grades 6-12
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WGBH
Pre-Assessment
Interactive

Pre-Assessment

The Pre-Assessment for KET’s GED® Geometry Professional Development Online Course is a diagnostic tool that will help you identify your current geometry skill level. There are 24 questions which ...
Grades 9-13+
Provided by:
KET
Iranian Hostage Crisis of 1979
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Iranian Hostage Crisis of 1979

In this video segment adapted from American Experience, watch newsreel footage, archival photos, and interviews to explore the events related ...
Grades 9-12
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American Experience
The Potential Health Hazards of Vinyl Siding
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The Potential Health Hazards of Vinyl Siding

This video segment adapted from the independent film Blue Vinyl examines the dangers associated with the building material known as ...
Grades 6-12
Provided by:
WGBH
Plastic Race Car Competition
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Plastic Race Car Competition

In this video segment adapted from Pennsylvania College of Technology and WVIA, follow a class of high school students participating ...
Grades 9-12
Provided by:
WGBH
Neighbor On Neighbor
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Neighbor On Neighbor

In this video from Women War & Peace, the 1993 establishment of the Yugoslav War Crimes Tribunal is discussed. The Tribunal was the first international war crimes court to be organized ...
Grades 9-12
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WNET
Cell Transcription and Translation
Interactive

Cell Transcription and Translation

This interactive activity adapted from the University of Nebraska provides an overview of protein synthesis as well as a more ...
Grades 9-12
Provided by:
WGBH
Diane Nash and the Sit-Ins
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Diane Nash and the Sit-Ins

In this interview, civil-rights leader Diane Nash recalls her role in the 1960 Nashville sit-ins, the 1961 Freedom Rides, and ...
Grades 6-12