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 ...
Grades PreK-1
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About the Seasons
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About the Seasons

Weather is something we experience everyday. It’s a great learning tool for young children because it leads to exploration and discovery. For young children, studying the weather is based ...
Grades PreK-1
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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.
Grades All
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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 ...
Grades PreK-1
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Dusky Coal
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Dusky Coal

In this Building Block video, a bridge and dark ironwork stand above a dusky pile of coal, starkly contrasting with a train rumbling across a grassy hill in the background.
Grades All
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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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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 ...
Grades All
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If You Were: hippopotamus
Video 00:01:15

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 ...
Grades PreK-1
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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
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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 ...
Grades PreK-1
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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 ...
Grades PreK-1
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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 ...
Grades PreK-1
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Verbal Blending with the <i>Between the Lions</i> Knights
Video 00:00:47

Verbal Blending with the Between the Lions Knights

In this video from Sirius Thinking, Ltd., a father and his son take advantage of ...
Grades PreK-1
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Even Bigger Than T. Rex!
Video 00:02:26

Even Bigger Than T. Rex!

In this "Dinosaur Train" video clip, Tiny and Buddy take a ride on Arnie the Argentinosaurus, one of the longest dinosaurs ever, and get a glimpse of what it looks ...
Grades PreK-1
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Dinosaur Discoveries: Trains
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Dinosaur Discoveries: Trains

Dr. Scott joins a train conductor to learn about trains. The conductor teaches us that train tracks are made of ...
Grades PreK-1
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Dinosaur Discoveries: Elasmosaurus
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Dinosaur Discoveries: Elasmosaurus

Paleontologist Dr. Scott teaches us about the Elasmosaurus. Learn about this marine reptile from the cretaceous time period, known for ...
Grades PreK-1
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Triassic Turtle
Video 00:12:46

Triassic Turtle

In this "Dinosaur Train" video, Don mistakes a shell for a rock and meets Adam Adocus, a turtle with a head he can retract into his shell for self-defense. The ...
Grades PreK-1
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A Game of Dino Ball
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A Game of Dino Ball

In this "Dinosaur Train" video clip, students learn the characteristics of Ankylosaurauses by watching them play a game of "Dino Ball".
Grades PreK-1
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Dinosaur Discoveries – Argentinosaurus
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Dinosaur Discoveries – Argentinosaurus

In this "Dinosaur Train" video clip, Dr. Scott identifies an Argentinosaurus, one of the largest animals ever to have lived ...
Grades PreK-1
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