Museum of the Earth
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Museum of the Earth

Created in 2003 by the Paleontological Research Institute, Museum of the Earth takes its guests on a tour through history spanning four billion years. The ...
Grades 3-5
Early American History Discussion Questions
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Early American History Discussion Questions

Discussions Questions related to the media clips in Early American History.
Grades 3-5
Throw Your Weight Around
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Throw Your Weight Around

Fortunately, we don't usually have to think about keeping our balance. Your brain automatically moves your legs, feet, arms, head, and everything else to ...
Grades 1-6
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Fetch!
All Wound Up
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All Wound Up

With this Fetch! activity, power a race car with a rubber band! Yup! Power it up and then let it zip across the floor. When ...
Grades 1-6
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Fetch!
Measurement of 2-D and 3-D Objects
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Measurement of 2-D and 3-D Objects

In this overview, you will learn the progression from measurement of two-dimensional figures to three-dimensional figures. This is important to ...
Grades 3-8,13+
Harmless Holder
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Harmless Holder

Invent a holder for six cans that's animal-safe, sturdy, convenient, and easy to carry, in this activity from Design Squad Nation.
Grades 1-8
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Design Squad
Just For Kicks
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Just For Kicks

Pro soccer player, Michael Pankhurst, challenges the Design Squad to build a kicking machine, in this video from Design squad nation.
Grades 1-8
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Design Squad
Confetti Launcher Challenge
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Confetti Launcher Challenge

Invent a device to launch a big cloud of confetti in this activity from Design Squad Nation.
Grades 1-8
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Design Squad
Launch It
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Launch It

Design and build an air-powered rocket that can hit a distant target. In this challenge, from Design Squad Nation, kids follow the engineering design process ...
Grades 1-8
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Design Squad
Paddle Power
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Paddle Power

Build a boat that paddles itself using a rubber band as its power source. In this challenge, from Design Squad Nation: "Aquatic Robotics," kids follow ...
Grades 1-8
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Design Squad
Copper Clean-up
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Copper Clean-up

In this crazy cleaning experiment, can you make pennies sparkle with...ketchup?...baking soda?...or cola? Pennies become dull when their surface is exposed to ...
Grades 1-6
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Fetch!
Potion Commotion
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Potion Commotion

Kids produce chemical reactions with lots of colorful fizzing and swirling effects. They discover that not all liquids mix together, that some are denser than ...
Grades 1-6
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Fetch!
Go Fly a Kite
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Go Fly a Kite

Fly a kite fly indoors? Yes! With this Fetch! activity, just use your smarts, your science and engineering know-how, and a sense of fun, and ...
Grades 1-6
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Fetch!
Lightning!
Video 00:01:48

Lightning!

It's an awe-inspiring display of nature: A storm cloud builds, dark and ominous, then releases energy in fiery bolts of lightning and raucous waves ...
Grades 3-12
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NOVA
Three Equal Shares
Video 00:01:36

Three Equal Shares

In this video segment from Cyberchase, the CyberSquad needs help from the Three Fates. In order to keep these three ladies happy they need to ...
Grades 3-6
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Cyberchase
Virtual Balloon Cars
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Virtual Balloon Cars

The thrust produced by a balloon expelling its contents is surprisingly similar to that produced by rocket and jet engines. In this interactive activity from ...
Grades 3-8
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Zoom
Multiplying Bigger Numbers
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Multiplying Bigger Numbers

In this video segment from Cyberchase, every time Delete sneezes he creates three clones of himself. The CyberSquad uses their knowledge of multiplication to figure ...
Grades 3-6
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Cyberchase
Understanding Vibration and Pitch
Video 00:02:36

Understanding Vibration and Pitch

Sometimes sounds are pleasant to listen to, like two voices singing in harmony or the trickling of water in a ...
Grades K-5
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WGBH
Promoting Schoolwide Literacy at the Elementary Level II
Video 00:16:06

Promoting Schoolwide Literacy at the Elementary Level II

This video looks at the components of a new schoolwide literacy program that resulted in double-digit improvements at Longest Elementary ...
Grades PreK-5
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KET
Hatching
Video 00:03:46

Hatching

In this video from Nature, scientists watch newborn eaglets, or hatchlings, in their first days. Video footage from the nest itself offers a rare glimpse ...
Grades 2-6
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WNET
Think Garden: The Product in Produce
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Think Garden: The Product in Produce

This video from KET’s Think Garden collection illustrates how gardening is a a way of life for many people ...
Grades 3-5
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KET