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Adopting Sustainable Food Practices
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Hear about how respect for Earth can help us attain a more sustainable lifestyle in the face of climate change in this video segment adapted from United Tribes Technical College.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Environmental Science
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
03/19/2012
Alaska Native Pilots
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In this video adapted from Storyknife Productions, Alaska Native pilots share how they use traditional knowledge to read the landscape and predict the weather.

Subject:
Ecology
Environmental Science
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
11/04/2008
Alaska Native Teens Help Researchers
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In this video adapted from KUAC-TV and the Geophysical Institute at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks, Alaska Native students contribute to research on how their environment is changing as a result of global warming.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Environmental Science
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
11/04/2008
Alaska Tsunami
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In this video adapted from Alaska Sea Grant, discover why multiple tsunamis resulted from the Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964.

Subject:
Oceanography
Ecology
Environmental Science
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
11/04/2008
The Angle on Pool
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Find out how angles and symmetry come into play in the game of pool in this video adapted from Annenberg Learner’s Learning Math: Measurement.

Subject:
Life Science
Mathematics
Geometry
Chemistry
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
06/18/2012
Arctic Tundra
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This video segment from Wild Europe: "Wild Arctic" explores the struggle for survival in one of Earth's most extreme environments.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/26/2003
Ask an Engineer
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Explore some of the wonders of modern engineering in this video from the Sciencenter in Ithaca, New York. Hear a diverse selection of engineers explain how things work.

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Computer Science
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
Argosy Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
05/09/2006
Bears Don't Recognize Boundaries
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In this video segment from Nature, learn about the problems bears are creating on ranch land surrounding Yellowstone National Park.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
Canon
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
SC Johnson
WNET
Date Added:
11/12/2008
Bioengineering Body Parts
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In this video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW, scientists discuss their attempts to grow human body parts in a jar.

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Life Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
HHMI
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
02/01/2011
Body Control Center
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Throughout the day, your nervous system monitors and makes endless adjustments to your body's basic systems -- all to keep you alive. This interactive feature illustrates the complexity of such a task.

Subject:
Life Science
Anatomy/Physiology
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/26/2003
The Brain in Action
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This video segment from The Human Spark observes the brains responses to a series of cognitive tests.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
John Templeton Foundation
National Science Foundation
WNET
Date Added:
08/02/2011
Breathing Blue
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In this demonstration of chemical change, the presenter blows breath into a methylene blue solution releasing carbon dioxide which acidifies the water and changes it from a bright blue color to green.

Subject:
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
Ohio Digital Classroom
WOSU
Date Added:
08/16/2009
The Bridge Challenge
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In this interactive activity from the Building Big Web site, use your knowledge of bridge design to match the right bridge to the right location in a fictitious city.

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
01/22/2004
The Business of Bioplastics
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This video excerpt from NOVA’s Making Stuff: Cleaner and accompanying demonstration introduce students to the production and importance of bioplastics, or plastics made from plant or animal products.

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Education
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
National Science Foundation
U.S. Department of Energy
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
11/09/2011
Can Organic Farms and Mosquito Control Coexist?
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Learn about one town's conflict over the issue of spraying pesticides to combat disease-carrying insects, in this video segment from Greater Boston.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
NIEHS
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
03/02/2011
Can We Slow Aging?
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In this video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW, scientists discuss a family of genes called FOXO that can significantly extend life span in worms—and in humans.

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Life Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
HHMI
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
02/01/2011
Careers in Science
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In this media-rich lesson, students explore careers in science through profiles of Alaska Native scientists. They consider how traditional ways of knowing and Western approaches to science can complement each other and allow students to incorporate their own interests when considering careers in science.

Subject:
Life Science
Physical Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
11/04/2008
Centripetal Force: Roller Coaster Loops
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This video segment explains centripetal force and illustrates how roller coasters rely on it to give you a thrilling ride.

Subject:
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
02/20/2004
The Chandra X-Ray Observatory
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Learn about the Chandra X-Ray Observatory's telescope system, science instruments, and spacecraft system in this interactive activity adapted from NASA.

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Computer Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
WNET
Date Added:
12/02/2011
Chemist and Biologist Catherine Drennan
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In this video produced for Teachers' Domain, learn about MIT professor Cathy Drennan's research into microorganisms that remove carbon dioxide, a greenhouse gas, from the atmosphere.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Environmental Science
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
Amgen Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/08/2009
Clean Water Systems in Mexico
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The push to modernize Mexico's water and sanitation systems not only saved human lives, it also spurred economic growth, as illustrated in this video segment adapted from Rx for Survival.

Subject:
Environmental Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
NIEHS
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
08/25/2010
Climate Change Impacts Alaska Glaciers
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This video adapted from KTOO takes a look at Earth's warming and cooling cycles and the current atypical trend of warming that is impacting the glaciers in Alaska's Inside Passage.

Subject:
Ecology
Environmental Science
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
11/04/2008
Climate Wisconsin: Forestry
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Learn how a family farm in Wisconsin functions and how it is impacted by climate change in this multimedia video produced by the Wisconsin Educational Communications Board.

Subject:
Ecology
Environmental Science
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
Corporation for Public Broadcasting
Educational Communications Board
Wisconsin ECB
Date Added:
11/23/2010
Colliding Neutron Stars Create Black Hole and Gamma-ray Burst
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This video from NASA describes the detailed computer modeling used to predict that colliding neutron stars can produce gamma-ray bursts similar to those associated with black holes.

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Computer Science
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
WNET
Date Added:
10/28/2011
Comets Bombard the Early Earth
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Visualize how comets carrying chemicals necessary for life could have made their way to Earth billions of years ago in this video segment adapted from NOVA.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
01/23/2012
Comets Deliver Amino Acids to Earth
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Amino acids, essential ingredients for life, may have been delivered to Earth by comets billions of years ago, as visualized in this video segment adapted from NOVA.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
NASA
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
12/16/2011
Comparing Fractions: Bubble Gum Blowing Contest
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In this interactive activity adapted from Anneberg Learner’s Teaching Math Grades 3–5, compare fractions on number lines to determine which class of students wins bubble-gum-blowing contests.

Subject:
Mathematics
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
U.S. Department of Education
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
06/20/2012
Concentric Circles
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In this video segment you’ll discover how using concentric circles can help you determine how much paint is needed to cover the deck of a carousel.

Subject:
Mathematics
Geometry
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
New York Network
WNET
Date Added:
05/13/2010
Continental Drift: What's the Big Idea?
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In this lesson designed to enhance literacy skills, students learn how the theory that explains the position of Earth's continents was established and later modified, and gain important insights into how science and the scientific community operate.

Subject:
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
Leon Lowenstein Foundation
Walmart Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
11/17/2010
The Costs and Benefits of Treating Gene Defects
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In this video excerpt from NOVA, find out how whole genome sequencing saved the life of Alexis, a fraternal twin who was originally diagnosed with cerebral palsy but, in fact, had an even rarer genetic condition.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
Millicent and Eugene Bell Foundation
National Institutes of Health
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
03/22/2012
Covalent Bonding
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This interactive activity from ChemThink takes a closer look at a covalent bond--how it is formed and how the sharing of two electrons can keep atoms together.

Subject:
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
08/09/2007
DNA Fingerprints
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Students learn how DNA fingerprinting has been used in criminal investigations and discuss the limitations of and problems with DNA testing.

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/26/2003
The Dam Challenge
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In this interactive activity from the Building Big Web site, investigate dams in distress and decide if they should be repaired, removed, or left alone.

Subject:
Technology and Engineering
Chemistry
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
01/22/2004