The Spring Nursery
Video
Grades 6-12
Provided by:
Nature
Despite
Video
Grades 6-12
Provided by:
Nature
Driftwood
Video
Grades 6-12
Provided by:
Nature
Sabra Hawkes: "I Always Wanted To Be An Athlete"
Video

Sabra Hawkes: "I Always Wanted To Be An Athlete"

Sabra Hawkes runs the 100m, 200m, and 400m, and says training is a joy: "I just like to run so ...
Grades 6-12
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WGBH
Bamboo Mountain
Video 00:05:37

Bamboo Mountain

Fewer than 1,000 pandas remain in the wild in the mountains of China due to the enormous demands China’s human population puts on ...
Grades 5-12
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WNET
Who Owns a Sound?
Self-Paced Lesson

Who Owns a Sound?

Students need to be signed in to complete this lesson. Go to "About This Activity" below to find out more. In this blended lesson supporting ...
Grades 5-8
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WGBH
Curriculum Maps
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Curriculum Maps

In this resource group, teachers can explore the use of curriculum maps for different subjects and grade levels. This group includes two videos focused on ...
Grades 6-13+
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PBST
Pendleton Act (1883) and Resource Materials
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Pendleton Act (1883) and Resource Materials

Approved on January 16, 1883, the Pendleton Act established a merit-based system of selecting government officials and supervising their work ...
Grades 6-13+
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National Archives
Computation and Estimation: Roll Out the Barrel
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Computation and Estimation: Roll Out the Barrel

Using this resource group, teachers can focus on the topic of computation and estimation by having students apply mathematical modeling ...
Grades 6-8,13+
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PBST
Statistics: Wet Heads
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Statistics: Wet Heads

Using this resource group, teachers can focus on the topic of statistics by having students construct stem and leaf plots based on how estimations compare ...
Grades 6-8,13+
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PBST
Probability: Rock Around the Clock
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Probability: Rock Around the Clock

Using this resource group, teachers can focus on the topic of probability through the application of the Monte Carlo method ...
Grades 6-8,13+
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PBST
Probability: The Smithville Families
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Probability: The Smithville Families

Using this resource group, teachers can focus on the topic of probability by using a simulation involving Pascal's triangle ...
Grades 6-8,13+
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PBST
Climate Wisconsin: Ice Cover
Interactive

Climate Wisconsin: Ice Cover

This interactive resource produced by the Wisconsin Educational Communications Board explores ice cover data from Lake Mendota and Lake Monona in Madison, WI. The ten ...
Grades 6-12
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Educational Communications Board
Periodic Table of the Elements essay
Document

Periodic Table of the Elements essay

Chemists now know that the configuration of electrons around an atom's nucleus determines each element's set of chemical ...
Grades 6-12
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WGBH
The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis
Video 00:02:25

The Sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis

During World War II, the South Pacific Philippine Sea was not only the site of many battles but also where ...
Grades 6-12
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WNET
Horseshoe Crabs and Humans
Video 00:05:54

Horseshoe Crabs and Humans

Learn about horseshoe crabs in this video from Nature. Horseshoe crabs spend most of their time, and are safest, on the ocean floor, but when ...
Grades 4-8
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WNET
Seismic Signals
Interactive

Seismic Signals

Not so long ago, people living near volcanoes had little that might help them to anticipate an eruption. A deep rumble, a puff of smoke ...
Grades 6-12
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NOVA
Sick Around the World
Video 00:11:02

Sick Around the World

Five capitalist democracies around the world — Japan, Taiwan, Switzerland, Great Britain, and Germany — all have health care systems that provide health care for everyone. They ...
Grades 6-13+
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FRONTLINE
The Dome Challenge
Interactive

The Dome Challenge

This interactive activity from the Building Big Web site challenges you to think like an engineer. It's up to you to decide what kind ...
Grades 3-12
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Building Big
Truman Doctrine (1947) and Resource Materials
Media Gallery

Truman Doctrine (1947) and Resource Materials

On March 12, 1947, President Harry S. Truman presented this address before a joint session of Congress. His message, known ...
Grades 6-13+
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National Archives
National Interstate and Defense Highways Act (1956) and Resource Materials
Media Gallery
Grades 6-13+
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National Archives