Evaluating Web Sites
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Evaluating Web Sites

In this interactive from Annenberg Learner, practice evaluating Web sites to determine which ones are the most useful. Browse a Web site and evaluate it by answering the basic questions ...
Grades 3-5,13+
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Annenberg Learner
Multi-Step Problem Solving
Video 00:01:21

Multi-Step Problem Solving

In this Cyberchase video clip, the cybersquad tackles a complicated problem by breaking it down into simpler parts. The team ...
Grades 3-5
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Cyberchase
Team Motherboard's CyberOlympic Strategy
Video 00:01:43

Team Motherboard's CyberOlympic Strategy

In this Cyberchase video clip, Team MotherBoard uses trial and error to figure out their best strategy for winning the ...
Grades 3-5
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Cyberchase
Measuring Wind Speed
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Measuring Wind Speed

In this Cyberchase video clip, the Cybersquad secures a yo-yo to a board and observes how it blows in the wind. In order to measure the wind's speed, they ...
Grades 3-5
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Cyberchase
Bianca Doesn't Measure Up
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Bianca Doesn't Measure Up

In this Cyberchase video clip, Bianca measures cake ingredients inconsistantly and with inappropriate tools. For example, she uses a coffee mug to measure cups of sugar and flour and loses ...
Grades 3-5
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Cyberchase
Harry on the Rise
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Harry on the Rise

In this Cyberchase video clip, Harry encounters a problem when his ladder breaks while he's painting the ceiling. He measures the distance from the floor to the ceiling and ...
Grades 3-5
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Cyberchase
Harry's New Year's Eve
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Harry's New Year's Eve

In this Cyberchase video clip, Harry uses an online photo of one fourth of Times Square to estimate the number of people there on New Year's Eve. Using his ...
Grades 3-5
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Cyberchase
Making a Better Confetti Collector
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Making a Better Confetti Collector

In this Cyberchase video clip, the Cybersquad demonstrates persistence by overcoming hurdles to create a confetti-cleaning invention. The team begins ...
Grades 3-5
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Cyberchase
Zen and the Art of Composition: Jazz
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Zen and the Art of Composition: Jazz

Use household items to match patterns you hear. Then hear how playing them together can create a song. "Chuck Vanderchuck ...
Grades 3-6
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Chuck Vanderchuck
Earth Lodges
Video 00:02:50

Earth Lodges

Lewis and Clark encountered the matriarchal Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara societies on their expedition. In this resource from Prairie Public Television, Amy Mossett and Terrence L. O’Halloran explain what ...
Grades 1-8
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Prairie Public
Maps from The World Digital Library
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Maps from The World Digital Library

Maps are much more than geographical representations of places. In addition to teaching geographic understanding, maps illustrate change over time ...
Grades 2-12
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Library of Congress
Hung Liu: Visual Art
Video 00:09:12

Hung Liu: Visual Art

Trained as a propaganda painter during the Cultural Revolution in China, Hung Liu now creates large-scale portraits of unsung heroes. Discover her creative process in this video from Spark.
Grades K-13+
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SPARK
Step Re-Mix
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Step Re-Mix

Experiment with rhythm through "stepping", a musical dance form that uses the body as a percussion instrument.
Grades K-12
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Exploratorium
Political Cartoons in U.S. History
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Political Cartoons in U.S. History

Beginning in 1754, when Benjamin Franklin’s “Join or Die” cartoon appeared in the Pennsylvania Gazette, political cartoonists have long ...
Grades 3-12
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Library of Congress
You at the Zoo: Professional Development
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You at the Zoo: Professional Development

In this resource group, teachers can watch a series of professional development clips related to the concepts used in the ...
Grades 3-8
Variety is Valuable
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Variety is Valuable

In this video, students learn about biodiversity and the variety of life contributing to over ten million animal species on the planet. Students then learn about diverse animal body plans ...
Grades 3-8
Road Trip
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Road Trip

Identify different instruments that are characteristic of certain musical genres. "Chuck Vanderchuck's 'Something Something' Explosion" is designed to help children ages 6 to 9 understand music and music composition ...
Grades 3-6
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Chuck Vanderchuck
Standard Units of Measure
Video 00:01:46

Standard Units of Measure

From this Cyberchase video, students will learn about the importance of standardizing units of measure. The squad is in a hurry to complete a recipe, so Matt measures sloppily with ...
Grades 3-5
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Cyberchase
Let's Tesselate 'Em!
Video 00:02:22

Let's Tesselate 'Em!

In this Cyberchase video clip, the CyberSquad needs to build a tile path so they can walk across red-hot lava. Digit reminds the team that there cannot be any gaps ...
Grades 3-5
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Cyberchase
Zero Gravity and the Circus
Video 00:03:26

Zero Gravity and the Circus

In this Cyberchase video clip, Harry learns the hard way that factoring a zero into a calculation can lead to ...
Grades 3-5
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Cyberchase
Powerful Teaching and Learning
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Powerful Teaching and Learning

Read the description of each segment, then identify up to three elements of powerful teaching and learning best represented in ...
Grades K-5,13+
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Annenberg Learner