Pump your Pistons and Listen Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan

Pump your Pistons and Listen Lesson Plan

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Grades PreK
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Thomas & Friends
Truth Express Coming Through Lesson Plan
Lesson Plan

Truth Express Coming Through Lesson Plan

Use this Thomas & Friends lesson plan to discuss the importance of honesty with children and provide a structured opportunity for ...
Grades PreK
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Thomas & Friends
DNA Animation
Video 00:00:10

DNA Animation

This Building Block video features an animation of a rotating DNA spiral.
Grades All
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WGBH
Joy Learno: beehive
Video 00:01:08

Joy Learno: beehive

This video segment from Between the Lions is an animated non-fiction segment starring talk show host, Joy Learno. Joy interviews Queen Bee while wearing a bee-keepers hat. Queen Bee shares ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Visual Stress Syndrome Screening
Video 00:06:31

Visual Stress Syndrome Screening

This video shows Erin, a PowerPath-certified adult education instructor, using the Visual Stress Syndrome Screening with David, an adult learner ...
Grades All
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KET
Grizzly Bear Cubs
Video 00:00:09

Grizzly Bear Cubs

In this Building Block video, two grizzly bear cubs step out of a river. One cub stops to shake the water out of his fur, then continues to walk along ...
Grades All
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WGBH
The Ants and the Grasshopper
Video 00:03:21

The Ants and the Grasshopper

This video segment from Between the Lions is an original, animated retelling of the classic Aesop’s fable in which ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Fred: Musical Instruments
Video 00:00:47

Fred: Musical Instruments

In this video segment from Between the Lions, Freds follows floating instruments and acts out playing them as he makes the sound for each one. He forms a marching “band ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Sloppy Pop (o)
Video 00:01:53

Sloppy Pop (o)

In this video segment from Between the Lions, Sloppy Pop and his band sing to passersby in the street about the letters “o" and "p.” It gets rather messy as ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
How to Be
Video 00:04:32

How to Be

In this story from Between the Lions, a brother and sister demonstrate how to be a variety of creatures, such as a dog, monkey, snake, and spider. They act out ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Magic Dogs of the Volcanoes
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Magic Dogs of the Volcanoes

In this online book from the International Children's Digital Library, the magic dogs that protect Salvadorean villagers are pursued ...
Grades PreK-4
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Building Big
A Fellow Named Sig
Video 00:00:28

A Fellow Named Sig

In this video segment from Between the Lions, the limerick, "A Fellow Named Sig," is sung and danced to a lively beat. This animated poem is one example of the ...
Grades PreK-1
My Favorite Word: fabulous
Video 00:00:31

My Favorite Word: fabulous

This video segment from Between the Lions is a table top puppetry song that illustrates synonyms for the word “good ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Primary Reading Workshop
Video 00:03:29

Primary Reading Workshop

This glimpse into a first-grade reading workshop features individual and group instruction plus a number of activities, including guided oral reading and assessment.
Grades PreK-3
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KET
Elephants Can Paint Too!
Video 00:04:08

Elephants Can Paint Too!

This video segment from Between the Lions is based on an edited version of the published book “Elephants Can Paint Too!” The clip compares the art done by elephants with ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Rhinoceroses
Video 00:00:10

Rhinoceroses

Watch a pair of rhinos grazing in the savanna in this Building Block video.
Grades All
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WGBH
Dream Carver
Video 00:05:00

Dream Carver

This video segment from Between the Lions is an animated version of the published book Dream Carver in which a young boy has dreams of carving large animals out of ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Double o, oo
Video 00:01:13

Double o, oo

In this video segment from Between the Lions, the three female singers of Fonix sing about where double "o" (oo) can be found in the world and things that wouldn ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Vietnam Veteran Memorial
Video 00:00:10

Vietnam Veteran Memorial

In this Building Block video, the camera tilts down to show a black granite panel engraved with the names of fallen soldiers.
Grades All
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WGBH
Observatory
Video 00:00:05

Observatory

This Building Block video features the silhouette of the tent at Chajnantor Observatory in Northern Chile that houses the Cosmic Backgrounder Imager.
Grades All
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WGBH
Chinese Folktale: The Little Rabbits
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Chinese Folktale: The Little Rabbits

Storytelling in China goes back more than a thousand years and plays an important role in Chinese society. It has ...
Grades PreK-5