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.
In this video from Wide Angle, two American NAACP lawyers arrive to advise Brazilian civil rights organizations, leading to a discussion of differences between race relations in the U.S. and Brazil.
In this interactive activity adapted from Air Quality Index: A Guide to Air Quality and Your Health by the U.S. EPA, learn about common pollutants in the air we breathe, their health effects, and how their levels are reported.
These materials document the goals and activities of the Alabama Christian Movement for Human Rights; from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute.
In this video adapted from Storyknife Productions, Alaska Native pilots share how they use traditional knowledge to read the landscape and predict the weather.
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.
In this video adapted from Alaska Sea Grant, discover why multiple tsunamis resulted from the Great Alaska Earthquake of 1964.
In this interactive activity adapted from the University of Alberta, identify the living and nonliving things in an ecosystem. Then look further at the living things to identify the producers, the consumers, and examples of mimicry.
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.
Learn about classes of animals and test your ability to identify animals as mammals, birds, reptiles and more in this interactive activity adapted from Sheppard Software.
In this interactive game adapted from the Bigelow Laboratory for Ocean Sciences, build a food web that illustrates the flow of energy in an Antarctic ecosystem and the relationships between predators and prey.
This video segment from Wild Europe: "Wild Arctic" explores the struggle for survival in one of Earth's most extreme environments.
The CyberSquad tries to figure out a table arrangement for 20 workers in this video from Cyberchase.
In this video segment from Cyberchase, Matt tries for a second time to arrange tables and chairs to accommodate 20 workers.
Matt's third table arrangement helps fit all 20 workers at five tables in this video segment from Cyberchase.
This interactive activity, adapted from material provided by the ECHO partners, presents nine art objects and shows how they can reveal different types of stories.
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.
In this audio resource from NOVA, astronaut Gene Cernan recounts his harrowing experience during America's first attempt to do work in outer space.
This Wide Angle video segment illustrates Islamic and secular elements of life in Turkey, and introduces Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, the first president of Turkey, and his reforms.
Novel representations and diverse perspectives can reveal new insights into complex systems, and can support rich understandings of the world. In this activity, students will identify and analyze the choices artists and scientists make when creating representations of living or non-living natural objects. This process will help students recognize the potential and place for their own articulation of how the world works. After drawing from nature, students will reflect on the process of representing information, then compare their drawings with that of a 16th-century artist. Students will consider what is included and what is excluded, and hypothesize about larger contexts and systems.
In this oral history from the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Audrey Hendricks recalls her arrest and jailing at the age of nine for participation in the Children's Crusade of 1963.
In this video segment from TV411, figure skaters compute their average daily practice time.
In this video from Wide Angle, Ambassador Charlene Barshefsky, former U.S. Trade Representative in the Clinton Administration, discusses her views on economic change in China.
This transcript of an interview for Eyes on the Prize documents the leadership strategies of March on Washington organizer Bayard Rustin.
In this video segment from Nature, learn about the problems bears are creating on ranch land surrounding Yellowstone National Park.
See how Lansing, Michigan inner-city youth become community science experts in energy sustainability and environmental health topics in this student-centric after-school program.
In Philip Levine's post-war poem, Belle Isle, 1949, two strangers meet, swim, and part, exploring themes of connection, boundaries, and where we come from. This video segment comes from Poetry Everywhere.
In this video segment from EGG: the arts show, Sapelo Island resident, Ben Hall, guides viewers through an introduction to Sapelo Island which is inhabited by the descendants of African slaves.
This Cyberchase video segment features Bianca, who must figure out the fastest route to a movie premiere.
Students compare the processes of selective breeding and transgenic manipulation of plants. They consider the pros and cons of growing genetically modified crops.
In this video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW, scientists discuss their attempts to grow human body parts in a jar.
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.
This excerpt from WGBH's Evening Compass news program summarizes events of the first year of the 1974 Boston school desegregation plan.
Bees are an extremely vital part of life on this planet. In this video segment from QUEST, explore the huge impact these small insects have on our civilization.
Find out how serious head concussions can be in this video segment adapted from NOVA scienceNOW.
This video segment from The Human Spark observes the brains responses to a series of cognitive tests.
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.
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.
See how a place-based high school curriculum project promotes STEM learning through local ethnography and conservation projects. This video segment showcases one of 11 CREST projects taking place in rural, coastal Maine communities.
Zora Neale Hurston's 1955 letter to the editor expresses her belief that the Brown decision would prove detrimental to the educational interests of black students.
In this activity created by EDC's Center for Children and Technology, students explore how the framing of a shot affects the meaning of an image.
This activity developed by EDC's Center for Children and Technology explores what a shot is designed to accomplish to create the overall meaning of a film.
In this activity developed by EDC's Center for Children and Technology, explore how each shot of a video can evoke a different response in the viewer.