Despite
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Grades 6-12
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Nature
Driftwood
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Grades 6-12
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Nature
Sabra Hawkes: "I Always Wanted To Be An Athlete"
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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
Have Justice, Will Travel: Wynona Ward
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Have Justice, Will Travel: Wynona Ward

Wynona Ward is the highly unlikely founder of Have Justice Will Travel. She went from truck driver to lawyer to ...
Grades 9-12
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NOW on PBS
A River Runs Through It: Lynn and Devonna Owens
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A River Runs Through It: Lynn and Devonna Owens

Lynn and Devonna Owens have been cattle ranchers in beautiful Madison Valley, Montana for four decades. But as part-time wealthy ...
Grades 9-12
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NOW on PBS
Wanted Sudanese President Denies Wrongdoing Video
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Wanted Sudanese President Denies Wrongdoing Video

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was indicted for war crimes and crimes against humanity related to atrocities committed in Darfur but ...
Grades 6-13+
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PBS NewsHour
Peru Welcomes Economic Growth Lesson Plan
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Peru Welcomes Economic Growth Lesson Plan

Peru has not always been associated with robust economic growth. But, thanks to demand from China for Peruvian raw materials ...
Grades 6-13+
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PBS NewsHour
NASA Crashes Rocket on Moon
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NASA Crashes Rocket on Moon

In this video, NewsHour correspondent Margaret Warner reports on the LCROSS lunar mission's impact and success.
Grades 7-12
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PBS NewsHour
Clean Toilets for the World's Poor Lesson Plan
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Clean Toilets for the World's Poor Lesson Plan

Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports from Kenya, where private capital is being used to help install toilets in ...
Grades 6-13+
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PBS NewsHour
Scientists Unearth Massive Ice Age Fossil Cache Video
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Scientists Unearth Massive Ice Age Fossil Cache Video

Scientists in Colorado have unearthed a rare find: fossils dating all the way back to the Ice Age, between 45 ...
Grades 6-13+
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PBS NewsHour
NBA Star Shaq Attacks Art World
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NBA Star Shaq Attacks Art World

Basketball star Shaquille O'Neal has forayed into the art world as the curator of the exhibit "Size DOES Matter ...
Grades 6-13+
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PBS NewsHour
Poetry of Rumi Spans Across Centuries and Cultures
Video 00:05:30

Poetry of Rumi Spans Across Centuries and Cultures

Jeffrey Brown reports on what's behind the popularity of Afghan poet Jalaluddin Rumi's poems.
Grades 6-13+
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PBS NewsHour
A Conversation With Poet Laureate Kay Ryan
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A Conversation With Poet Laureate Kay Ryan

Correspondent Jeffrey Brown talks to Kay Ryan about her poetry and her role as Poet Laureate.
Grades 6-13+
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PBS NewsHour
Literary Elements
Video 00:05:50

Literary Elements

What is a literary element? Find the answer in this video segment that highlights the personal and artistic life of Walt Whitman.
Grades 9-12
Elements of Steel
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Elements of Steel

It's not easy to imagine modern life without stainless steel. This interactive activity and illustrated text from the AMERICAN EXPERIENCE Web site offers an ...
Grades 6-12
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American Experience
Arts in the Renaissance: Palestrina
Video 00:09:20

Arts in the Renaissance: Palestrina

After a brief introduction to Renaissance music and the composer Palestrina, Bruce Heim, music professor at the University of Louisville ...
Grades 9-12
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KET
Clean Coal?
Video 00:05:08

Clean Coal?

This video segment adapted from FRONTLINE: "Heat" examines clean coal technology. It provides statistics for overall annual U.S. consumption as well as average household ...
Grades 6-12
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FRONTLINE
Building Video Literacy: Sound
Video 00:06:37

Building Video Literacy: Sound

In this activity developed by EDC's Center for Children and Technology, students explore how sound is used to create meaning in a shot by ...
Grades 5-12
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WNET
The Intelligent Robot
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The Intelligent Robot

According to some scientists, robots are defined as machines that can interact with their environment and have some abilities to make decisions on their own ...
Grades 6-12
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WNET
Light Wave Behaviors
Interactive

Light Wave Behaviors

In this interactive activity adapted from NASA, learn about the properties of light and how light behaves when it encounters matter. Animations and diagrams illustrate ...
Grades 9-12
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NASA
Digging Out of Debt
Video 00:10:19

Digging Out of Debt

In this video from Your Life, Your Money, learn about Amanda McCormick, a college student in Tallahassee, Florida, who went into debt for $30,000 ...
Grades 9-12