Touchdown
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Touchdown

Design and build a shock-absorbing system that will protect two "astronauts" when they land, in this activity from Design Squad Nation.
Grades 1-8
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Arthur Family Health
What War Means - Standish Thompson | WWII: Legacy
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What War Means - Standish Thompson | WWII: Legacy

What war means to Standish F. Thompson, First Lieutenant, Army Air Corps.
Grades 6-13+
Weakest and Strongest - Arthur Upchurch | WWII: Europe
Video 00:02:33

Weakest and Strongest - Arthur Upchurch | WWII: Europe

Arthur J. Upchurch, Jr. discusses how the conditions of war sometimes bring out unexpected qualities ...
Grades 6-13+
On The Run - Arthur Upchurch | WWII: Europe
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On The Run - Arthur Upchurch | WWII: Europe

Arthur J. Upchurch, Jr. discusses a period of the war when the Germans were in retreat.
Grades 6-13+
Bombing Hiroshima - Theodore Van Kirk | WWII: Pacific
Video 00:16:55

Bombing Hiroshima - Theodore Van Kirk | WWII: Pacific

"Dutch" Van Kirk carefully details the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, from the events leading ...
Grades 6-13+
The Dutch in the War - Pieter Wiederhold | WWII: Pacific
Video 00:02:12

The Dutch in the War - Pieter Wiederhold | WWII: Pacific

Pieter Wiederhold remembers the Dutch efforts in the war and how the Japanese came to ...
Grades 6-13+
Brutal Japanese Guards - Pieter Wiederhold | WWII: Pacific
Video 00:01:39

Brutal Japanese Guards - Pieter Wiederhold | WWII: Pacific

Pieter Wiederhold remembers the terrible treatment he and fellow inmates received from the Japanese guards.
Grades 6-13+
In Battle - William York | WWII: Europe
Video 00:03:33

In Battle - William York | WWII: Europe

William York remembers dodging German artillery, invading the island of Elba, and all the different jobs he had during battle.
Grades 6-13+
Letter from Eisenhower - Glenn York | WWII: Europe
Video 00:00:51

Letter from Eisenhower - Glenn York | WWII: Europe

Glenn York recounts receiving a letter from Eisenhower before going into battle.
Grades 6-13+
Memories of D-Day - James Williams | WWII: Europe
Video 00:07:39

Memories of D-Day - James Williams | WWII: Europe

Memories of D-Day described by James G. Williams, Jr.
Grades 6-13+
Our Best Days Are Still Ahead of Us - John Yates | WWII: Words of Wisdom
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Grades 6-13+
Rosetta's Journey Through Space | To Catch a Comet: Chapter 3
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Rosetta's Journey Through Space | To Catch a Comet: Chapter 3

This chapter summarises the knowledge gained in our understanding of comets in the ten years ...
Grades 6-12
Selecting a Final Landing Site  | To Catch a Comet: Chapter 7
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Selecting a Final Landing Site | To Catch a Comet: Chapter 7

In this chapter the flight team, engineers and instrument-scientists come together to finally decide on ...
Grades 6-12
Waiting For Rosetta to Wake-Up | To Catch a Comet: Chapter 1
Video 00:07:39

Waiting For Rosetta to Wake-Up | To Catch a Comet: Chapter 1

We learn of Rosetta and Philae's mission objectives. We join the scientists and jounralists ...
Grades 6-12
War
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War

WLVT PBS 39 and PSEA present Write Now! video writing prompts. These prompts are tools for educators and students to use in the classroom to encourage createive writing. The topics ...
Grades 6-12
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WLVT PBS
Kentucky/Appalachian Culture: Goin' to Boston
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Kentucky/Appalachian Culture: Goin' to Boston

Goin’ to Boston is a traditional folk dance enjoyed as a “play party game” in Appalachia. Instructor Anndrena Belcher teaches ...
Grades 4-12
Provided by:
KET
CO<sub>2</sub> Concentrations at Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawai&#699;i
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CO2 Concentrations at Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaiʻi

The current practice of burning fossil fuels to provide energy for transportation, heating, cooking, electricity ...
Grades 6-12
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WGBH
Tour of the Electromagnetic Spectrum: X-rays
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Tour of the Electromagnetic Spectrum: X-rays

Get both an “everyday” and an “exotic” view of x-rays, from their familiar use for medical diagnoses to NASA’s ...
Grades 6-12
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NASA
Out of Proportion
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Out of Proportion

WLVT PBS 39 and PSEA present Science Now! video writing prompts. These prompts are tools for educators and students to use in the classroom to encourage creative writing. The topics ...
Grades 6-12
Provided by:
WLVT PBS
Spider
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Spider

In this Building Block video, a big spotted spider clings to its web. The camera pulls back to reveal that the web is suspended from wildflowers.
Grades All
Provided by:
WGBH
Segway Technology: What's Newton Got to Do with It?
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Segway Technology: What's Newton Got to Do with It?

In this video segment, produced for Teachers' Domain, physicist, engineer, and inventor Dean Kamen shares ...
Grades 6-12
Provided by:
WGBH