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
How to Be
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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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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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WGBH
Observatory
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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
Dream Carver
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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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KET Image Bank: Mammals
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KET Image Bank: Mammals

The KET Image Bank is a collection of royalty-free photographs available for educational use. The pictures are arranged in interactive catalogs. Click on the "view" button to look through the ...
Grades All
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KET
Office of the Attorney General
Video 00:00:14

Office of the Attorney General

This Building Block video features close-up lettering embedded in marble for the Office of the Attorney General. The camera pans ...
Grades All
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WGBH
Guided Oral Reading in Early Primary
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Guided Oral Reading in Early Primary

Teacher engages a small group of kindergarten students in guided oral reading.
Grades PreK-3
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KET
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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Vietnam Veteran Memorial
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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
Between the Lions - Dinos Read: Celebrate
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Between the Lions - Dinos Read: Celebrate

Break down the word "celebration" with the two animated dinosaurs, Veloci and Brachi, in this segment from Between the Lions ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions - Mighty Star Lion
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Between the Lions - Mighty Star Lion

Hear Cleo, Leo, Lionel, and Leona sing a song about a meteor shower, in this video from Between the Lions ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions - Opposite Bunny: Asleep/Awake
Video 00:00:35

Between the Lions - Opposite Bunny: Asleep/Awake

Learn the opposite words "awake" and "asleep" with an animated super bunny and a falling meteor, in this video from ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions - Poem: Finger-paints
Video 00:00:48

Between the Lions - Poem: Finger-paints

Learn vocabulary through an animated poem about finger-paints by Lilian Moore, from Between the Lions: "Dream Carver." The words of ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions - The Emperor's New Clothes
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Between the Lions - The Emperor's New Clothes

Learn vocabulary through an original retelling of The Emperor's New Clothes, from Between the Lions: "The Hungry Coat." The ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions - If You Can Read: Ug
Video 00:00:43

Between the Lions - If You Can Read: Ug

Learn vocabulary and the sound "ug" in this animated song from Between the Lions: "Huff and Puff." An animated stick ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions - Arty Smartypants: Train/Rain
Video 00:00:42

Between the Lions - Arty Smartypants: Train/Rain

Learn the words "train" and "rain" in this video with Arty Smartypants, from Between the Lions: "I Don't Want ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions - Fred Says: Shake
Video 00:00:41

Between the Lions - Fred Says: Shake

Hear Fred practice sounding out the word “shake” part by part, in this video segment from Between the Lions: "Priceless ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions - If You Were: Cat
Video 00:00:56

Between the Lions - If You Were: Cat

Learn vocabulary by imagining yourself as a cat, in this video from Between the Lions: "Not Norman." Whether a wild ...
Grades PreK-1
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Solemn Marine One Flyby
Video 00:00:57

Solemn Marine One Flyby

In this Building Block video, American flags sway in the foreground and around the base of the Washington Monument under dreary skies. The Marine One helicopter flies past the memorial ...
Grades All
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WGBH
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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KET