Lions Laughing
Video

Lions Laughing

In this video segment from Between the Lions, Leona, Lionel, Cleo, and Theo form a line of laughter to convey the meaning of words that ...
Grades PreK-1
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WGBH
Coal Tramway
Video 00:00:19

Coal Tramway

In this Building Block video, coal carts move along an elevated tramway as smokestacks spew smoke in the background.
Grades All
Provided by:
Building Big
Insect DNA Lab
Video 00:00:07

Insect DNA Lab

This Building Block video shows an insect DNA test transparency. The camera zooms in to a hand moving a pen over the DNA sequences.
Grades All
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Building Big
Close-up of Smoke Stack
Video 00:00:24

Close-up of Smoke Stack

In this Building Block video, the camera looks close-up at the top of a smokestack that is releasing exhaust into the clear blue sky.
Grades All
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Building Big
Spicy Hot Colors
Video 00:02:29

Spicy Hot Colors

This video segment from Between the Lions illustrates colors with a variety of interesting items. Key vocabulary include: red, orange, yellow, green, purple, blue, brown ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Zebras
Video 00:00:09

Zebras

This Building Block video features a close-up shot of a zebra walking along the savanna. As the camera pulls back, the zebra walks off to ...
Grades All
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Building Big
If You Were: boa constrictor
Video 00:01:04

If You Were: boa constrictor

This video segment from Between the Lions is a live action, non-fiction piece about what life would be like "if you were a boa constrictor ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Capitol Fountain
Video 00:00:44

Capitol Fountain

In this Building Block video, an American flag flaps in a strong breeze next to the Capitol Dome. As framed by two plumes of water ...
Grades All
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Building Big
Grubby Pup (u)
Video 00:01:20

Grubby Pup (u)

This video segment from Between the Lions is an animated song in the style of Woodie Guthrie's folk music about an older man who ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Professional Learning Plan
Document

Professional Learning Plan

In response to KRS 158.6451 (Senate Bill 163, 2010), the Kentucky Department of Education has designed professional learning resources to help schools work through ...
Grades All
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KET
Primary Reading Assessment I
Video 00:03:28

Primary Reading Assessment I

First-grade teacher Felicia Cumings-Smith (Blake Elementary, Louisville, Ky.) assesses a student's reading skills.
Grades PreK-3
Provided by:
KET
Writing Workshop in Primary
Video 00:05:59

Writing Workshop in Primary

Teacher Jill Myers (Cassidy Elementary, Lexington, Ky.) and her kindergarten students engage in multiple writing workshop activities.
Grades PreK-3
Provided by:
KET
¡Arte y Más! Fun with faces (Diversión con caras)
Video 00:15:00

¡Arte y Más! Fun with faces (Diversión con caras)

Señora Alicia introduces body parts: el ojo, los ojos, la boca, la oreja, las orejas, la nariz using pictures ...
Grades PreK-3
Provided by:
KET
Baboon
Video 00:00:11

Baboon

In this Building Block video, watch as a big fluffy baboon sits in the tall grass and eats.
Grades All
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Building Big
¡Arte y Más! Counting Bears (Contando osos)
Video 00:15:00

¡Arte y Más! Counting Bears (Contando osos)

Señora Alicia invites students to count with her. She reviews the numbers up to 20 by counting 19 bears ...
Grades PreK-3
Provided by:
KET
Clouds and Weather
Video 00:02:15

Clouds and Weather

This video, which features original stop-motion animation, is a fun way for children to learn about different types of clouds and their relationship to weather ...
Grades PreK-1
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KET
¡Arte y Más! The Magic Box (La caja mágica)
Video 00:15:00

¡Arte y Más! The Magic Box (La caja mágica)

Susana shares the contents of her caja mágica with Señora Alicia and students. In the magic box, there ...
Grades PreK-3
Provided by:
KET
Domes at Piazza del Popolo
Video 00:00:25

Domes at Piazza del Popolo

This Building Block video from the Building Big series features the twin domes of the churches at the Piazza del Popolo in Rome. In front ...
Grades All
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Building Big
My Favorite Word: humongous
Video 00:01:24

My Favorite Word: humongous

This video segment from Between the Lions is a table top puppetry song that illustrates synonyms for the word “big” using a stage setting and ...
Grades PreK-1
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Between the Lions Series
Classroom Tips
Document

Classroom Tips

There are a variety of ways in which to incorporate VITAL video into your classroom. This document offers a few options based on the various ...
Grades All
Provided by:
WNET
Distance and Plus Lens Vision Screenings
Video 00:04:25

Distance and Plus Lens Vision Screenings

This video shows Mike, a PowerPath-certified adult education instructor, screening Sheldon’s distance acuity and far-sightedness. Surprisingly, many students struggle ...
Grades All
Provided by:
KET