Empire State Building
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Empire State Building

Learn about the Empire State Building in New York City with this structure profile from the WGBH production, Building Big.
Grades 3-6
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Central Artery/Tunnel Project (Big Dig)
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Central Artery/Tunnel Project (Big Dig)

Learn about the Central Artery/Tunnel Project (Big Dig) in Boston, Massachusetts with this structure profile from the WGBH production ...
Grades 3-6
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Building Big
New York Third Water Tunnel
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New York Third Water Tunnel

Learn about the New York Third Water Tunnel in New York City with this structure profile from the WGBH production, Building Big.
Grades 3-6
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Building Big
Thames Tunnel
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Thames Tunnel

Learn about the Thames Tunnel in London, England with this structure profile from the WGBH production, Building Big.
Grades 3-6
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Building Big
United States Courthouse, Seattle
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United States Courthouse, Seattle

Learn about the United States Courthouse of Seattle with this structure profile from the WGBH production, Building Big.
Grades 3-6
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Building Big
Blind Spot
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Blind Spot

Find a spot in your eye where you can't see anything, in this activity from Zoom.
Grades 1-8
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Zoom
Musical Concepts - Mallet Percussion
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Musical Concepts - Mallet Percussion

Chris Mahan of the Fargo-Moorhead Symphony Orchestra introduces the various members of the percussion family that are played with mallets ...
Grades K-12
Musical Concepts - French Horn
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Musical Concepts - French Horn

French horn player Karin Wakefield explains the evolution of the modern French horn, the qualities of the sounds the instrument makes, and how the sound ...
Grades K-12
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Prairie Public
Musical Concepts - Cello
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Musical Concepts - Cello

Elise Buffat Nelson demonstrates the versatility of the cello, from the dramatic low notes of the “Jaws” theme music to the calm and melodic piece ...
Grades K-12
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Prairie Public
Architect Interview - Miguel Rosales
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Architect Interview - Miguel Rosales

Miguel Rosales was the lead architect on the Charles River Bridge in Boston. Learn about his profession with this interview ...
Grades 3-6
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Building Big
Electrical Engineer Interview - Tiffany Ann Clute
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Electrical Engineer Interview - Tiffany Ann Clute

Tiffany Ann Clute is an electrical enginner who worked on the United States Courthouse in Seattle. Learn about her profession ...
Grades 3-6
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WGBH
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
Structural Engineer Interview - Diana Nishi
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Structural Engineer Interview - Diana Nishi

Diana Nishi is a civil and structural engineer who builds hotels, malls, and offices. Learn about her profession with this ...
Grades 3-6
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Building Big