Invention of the Light Bulb | How We Got to Now: Light
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Invention of the Light Bulb | How We Got to Now: Light

Though we often credit Thomas Edison with the invention of the light bulb, he and ...
Grades 6-12
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How We Got to Now
What War Means - Standish Thompson | WWII: Legacy
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What War Means - Standish Thompson | WWII: Legacy

What war means to Standish F. Thompson, First Lieutenant, Army Air Corps.
Grades 6-13+
Weakest and Strongest - Arthur Upchurch | WWII: Europe
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Weakest and Strongest - Arthur Upchurch | WWII: Europe

Arthur J. Upchurch, Jr. discusses how the conditions of war sometimes bring out unexpected qualities ...
Grades 6-13+
On The Run - Arthur Upchurch | WWII: Europe
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On The Run - Arthur Upchurch | WWII: Europe

Arthur J. Upchurch, Jr. discusses a period of the war when the Germans were in retreat.
Grades 6-13+
Bombing Hiroshima - Theodore Van Kirk | WWII: Pacific
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Bombing Hiroshima - Theodore Van Kirk | WWII: Pacific

"Dutch" Van Kirk carefully details the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, from the events leading ...
Grades 6-13+
The War of 1812 | Declaration of War
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The War of 1812 | Declaration of War

This segment is from "The War of 1812." President Madison faced a great deal of pressure to go to war ...
Grades 6-12
The War of 1812 | Battles in the West
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The War of 1812 | Battles in the West

This segment is from "The War of 1812." In spite of disastrous battles on the ground, the naval victories lifted ...
Grades 6-12
The War of 1812 | Weaponry
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The War of 1812 | Weaponry

This segment is from "The War of 1812." The term "the fog of war" came about during the age of ...
Grades 6-12
The War of 1812 | Great Lakes Naval Battles
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The War of 1812 | Great Lakes Naval Battles

This segment is from "The War of 1812." Naval battles weren't just fought in the Atlantic. Because of the ...
Grades 6-12
The War of 1812 | American Dissension
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The War of 1812 | American Dissension

This segment is from "The War of 1812." The cost of the war was catching up with the U.S ...
Grades 6-12
The War of 1812 | The End of the War
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The War of 1812 | The End of the War

This segment is from "The War of 1812." The war ended after the Battle of New Orleans and after a ...
Grades 6-12
The Dutch in the War - Pieter Wiederhold | WWII: Pacific
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The Dutch in the War - Pieter Wiederhold | WWII: Pacific

Pieter Wiederhold remembers the Dutch efforts in the war and how the Japanese came to ...
Grades 6-13+
Brutal Japanese Guards - Pieter Wiederhold | WWII: Pacific
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Brutal Japanese Guards - Pieter Wiederhold | WWII: Pacific

Pieter Wiederhold remembers the terrible treatment he and fellow inmates received from the Japanese guards.
Grades 6-13+
America is Wonderful - Robert Jones | WWII: Words of Wisdom
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America is Wonderful - Robert Jones | WWII: Words of Wisdom

Robert Jones compares life in America to life around the world.
Grades 6-13+
American Dream: Activities
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American Dream: Activities

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Grades 7-12
Nurse the Frontline of Family History
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Nurse the Frontline of Family History

A nurse PhD explains why she entered this field, what the career entails, and how she uses genetic research and ...
Grades 6-13+
Are Neanderthals Human?
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Are Neanderthals Human?

Neanderthals present a conundrum well known in biology: What exactly is a species? Find out more in this article from NOVA scienceNOW.
Grades 9-12
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Gigantism & Dwarfism on Islands
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Gigantism & Dwarfism on Islands

Why do animal species become either larger or smaller on islands over time? Find out more in this article from ...
Grades 6-12
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NOVA
Evolution Down Under
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Evolution Down Under

How did Australia come to be marsupial heaven? Find out more in this article from NOVA Online.
Grades 6-12
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NOVA
In Search for Healthier Food: Scientists Get More Salt Taste from Less Salt
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In Search for Healthier Food: Scientists Get More Salt Taste from Less ...

Learn how researchers are devising healthier foods with this video and educational materials from PBS ...
Grades 7-12
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PBS NewsHour
Dual Purpose - Harold Keen | WWII: Europe
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Dual Purpose - Harold Keen | WWII: Europe

Harold Keen remembers how his ship served as a hospital ship during the invasion of Normandy.
Grades 6-13+