Grizzly Bear Cubs
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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 ...
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DNA Animation
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DNA Animation

This Building Block video features an animation of a rotating DNA spiral.
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Cliff Hanger and the Sneezing Zebu
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Cliff Hanger and the Sneezing Zebu

In this video segment from Between the Lions, Cliff hears a sneezing zebu and engages in conversations with him. The ...
Grades PreK-1
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Tunnels of the Great Pyramids
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Tunnels of the Great Pyramids

In this Building Block video from the Building Big series, the camera provides a P.O.V. shot as it ...
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What Season Is It?
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What Season Is It?

Movement and change. The Earth moves and things change. The days follow one after the other. Seasons come and go. Children can begin to understand these transitions by associating them ...
Grades PreK-2
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Poem: I Like It When It’s Mizzly
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Poem: I Like It When It’s Mizzly

This video segment from Between the Lions recites a poem about the beauty of mizzly, rainy weather. The poem features ...
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Joy Learno: beehive
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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 ...
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Welding in a Tunnel
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Welding in a Tunnel

This Building Block video shot at the Big Dig project in Boston, Massachusetts, features two men in hardhats in a darkened tunnel. One of the men is welding some pipes ...
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Seven Selfish Shellfish
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Seven Selfish Shellfish

In this video segment from Between the Lions, children and adults alike struggle to articulate the tongue twister "Seven selfish shellfish." This tongue twister illustrates how wordplay draws attention to ...
Grades PreK-1
Poem: Ode to the Washing Machine
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Poem: Ode to the Washing Machine

In this video segment from Between the Lions, a poem about a washing machine is recited and animated. All text ...
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Piles of Coal Drop
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Piles of Coal Drop

In this Building Block video, a train drives over a bridge and dumps coal to the ground below, causing a haze of dust and blocking out the blue sky beyond.
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City Country Rap (c)
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City Country Rap (c)

In this video segment from Between the Lions, Rhymo, a hip-hop-singing rhinocerous, can't stop thinking about the letter "c." Rhymo and his hip-hop-singing hippopotamus friend, Hip, rap about the ...
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If You Were: hippopotamus
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If You Were: hippopotamus

This video segment from Between the Lions is a live action, non-fiction piece about what life would be like "if you were a hippopotamus." Hippopotamuses are born in Africa, in ...
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Literature Circles in Primary
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Literature Circles in Primary

This video looks at how teacher Vick Kotz (Williamstown Elementary, Williamstown, Ky.) organizes literature circles in her second-grade class, beginning ...
Grades PreK-3
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Vowel Boot Camp: not/note
Video 00:01:56

Vowel Boot Camp: not/note

In this video segment from Between the Lions, vowel letterheads answer to Sergeant Mark, who is an exclamation point. They chant the silent "e" rule. Letterhead "o" gives its long ...
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It's My Job!
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It's My Job!

In this video segment from Between the Lions, singer Aaron Nigel Smith sings a song with real children about loving various jobs and sharing those jobs with the world. They ...
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Fred Says: hot
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Fred Says: hot

In this video segment from Between the Lions, Fred combines the “h” and “ot” to form the word “hot.” A red light illuminates the word “hot” and Fred’s face ...
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Verbal Blending with the <i>Between the Lions</i> Knights
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Verbal Blending with the Between the Lions Knights

In this video from Sirius Thinking, Ltd., a father and his son take advantage of ...
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Opposite Bunny: fast/slow
Video 00:00:38

Opposite Bunny: fast/slow

In this video segment from Between the Lions, an animated superhero bunny saves the day through the use of opposites. Here, the bunny helps a snail on a speeding train ...
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Finbo
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Finbo

In this online book from the International Children's Digital Library, Finbo the whale is sad when he finds he cannot play hide and seek with his friends because he ...
Grades PreK-4
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Rome's Colosseum
Video 00:00:36

Rome's Colosseum

This Building Block video from the Building Big series shows a wide shot of the ancient Colosseum in modern-day Rome as cars and joggers pass by this marvel of engineering ...
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