Bird Food
Image

Bird Food

The shape of a bird's beak says a lot about what the bird eats. Whether long or short, broad or narrow, each type of ...
Grades K-8
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WGBH
HUD Office
Video 00:00:05

HUD Office

This Building Block video shows a close-up of the sign on the Department of Housing and Urban Development building.
Grades All
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WGBH
Fostering High Order Thinking
Video 00:01:38

Fostering High Order Thinking

Strategies to engage students in higher order thinking, including considering the continuum of thinking when asking questions
Grades PreK-5
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KET
Close-up of Oil Rig Pumping
Video 00:01:02

Close-up of Oil Rig Pumping

In this Building Block video, the Sun beams down from a cobalt sky containing wispy clouds and flashes through the horse head of a pump ...
Grades All
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WGBH
Oil Rig Pumping
Video 00:00:12

Oil Rig Pumping

A grasshopper oil rig pumps oil as a white SUV pulls up next to it in this Building Block video.
Grades All
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WGBH
KET Image Bank: Birds
Interactive

KET Image Bank: Birds

The KET Image Bank is a collection of royalty-free photographs available for educational use. The pictures are arranged in interactive catalogs. Click on the "view ...
Grades K-13+
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KET
Kentucky/Appalachian Culture: Shady Grove/Bandyrowe
Video 00:04:26

Kentucky/Appalachian Culture: Shady Grove/Bandyrowe

Folksinger Jean Ritchie performs the Appalachian tune “Shady Grove,” a traditional song she learned from her family. Then she performs ...
Grades K-8
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KET
Kid Meteorologist
Video 00:01:26

Kid Meteorologist

People benefit from the work of meteorologists on a daily basis. Weather forecasts enable you to plan everything from what you'll wear to whether ...
Grades K-8
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Zoom
Blue Ribbon Readers: The Visualizing Game
Interactive

Blue Ribbon Readers: The Visualizing Game

The Visualizing Game is part of WPSU’s Blue Ribbon Readers, a collection of seven interactive games designed to help ...
Grades K-5
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WPSU
Visiting a Recycling Plant
Video 00:04:02

Visiting a Recycling Plant

About half of the paper we use in our daily lives has been recycled. The process begins when paper is picked up from a recycling ...
Grades K-8
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Zoom
Is It Alive?
Video 00:03:02

Is It Alive?

Despite technological advances that have produced machines with lifelike qualities, most people can easily distinguish between what is living and nonliving. Or can they? This ...
Grades K-5
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WGBH
FEMA Offices
Video 00:00:15

FEMA Offices

In this Building Block video, the camera begins on a close-up of the Department of Homeland Security seal, then pulls back to show the exterior ...
Grades All
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WGBH
Life Cycles of Frogs, Dragonflies, and Butterflies
Lesson Plan
Grades K-2
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WGBH
Hippopotamuses
Video 00:00:10

Hippopotamuses

This Building Block video shows a group of hippos mostly submerged in Lake Navaisha in Kenya.
Grades All
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WGBH
Integrating the Arts across the Curriculum
Document

Integrating the Arts across the Curriculum

When the arts (drama, music, dance, etc..) are included to introduce, reinforce, or even extend a lesson within a content ...
Grades K-12
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KET
Wind Farm
Video 00:00:14

Wind Farm

Energy producing windmills on a wind farm are shown in this Building Block video.
Grades All
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WGBH
Erosion and Weathering
Interactive

Erosion and Weathering

Weathering and erosion work together as destructive natural forces. Their by-products -- sediments -- are subsequently deposited to produce characteristic landforms such as dunes, deltas, and glacial ...
Grades K-8
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WGBH
Comparing Results to Predictions with Balls and Ramps
Video 00:04:32

Comparing Results to Predictions with Balls and Ramps

In this video segment from Teaching Elementary Physical Science, teacher Heidi Fessenden leads a class discussion comparing the results of ...
Grades K-4
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WGBH
DNA Lab
Video 00:00:17

DNA Lab

This Building Block video shows a close-up of a lab technician withdrawing a DNA sample from vial, then injecting it into a gel medium.
Grades All
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WGBH
Beavers
Video 00:04:42

Beavers

The beaver is often referred to as nature's own engineer. This video segment focuses on the beaver's ability to transform its environment to ...
Grades K-5
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WGBH
Group Discussion about Soil and Earthworms
Video 00:01:46

Group Discussion about Soil and Earthworms

In this video segment from Teaching Elementary Life Science, teacher Jo Hannah Katz leads a group discussion with her second-grade ...
Grades K-4
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WGBH