Magic School Bus "Rocks and Rolls"
Travel with Ms. Frizzle and the class as they are turned into rock-kids and learn about erosion.  This Magic School Bus episode will cover the following two concepts: (1) Water may look weak compared with solid rock, but give it time and even the hardest rocks cannot withstand its force.  and (2) Water sculpts the Earth over time. It carves out canyons and valleys, breaks down rocks into sand and soil, and deposits them to build up new land.
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Rewable and Nonrenewable Energy and Energy Resources
This is another in the series of Blinding you with Science videos produced to assist elementary students with science concepts. In this episode Dr. Loopy and his friends look at renewable and non-renewable energy resources. Run time 30:00.
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Magic School Bus "In the Arctic"
Join Ms. Frizzle and the class as they try to stay warm in the Arctic.  This Magic School Bus episode addresses two basic concepts about heat.  (1) Heat moves from warmer to cooler things. and (2) Blocking heat flow with layers of stuff (insulation) reduces heat loss.  Run time 22 minutes.

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Lasers
Lasers are more than just science fiction.  Learn about lasers, how they work and how they are classified in this short, computer-animated video.  The following key concepts will be briefly covered: lasers, laser technology, atoms, energizing atoms, energy states, photons, mediums and medium types, how lasers focus photons, and laser classifications.
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Magic School Bus Gets a Bright Idea
Join Ms Frizzle and the class as they are transformed into rays of light.  This Magic School Bus video will teach the following two concepts: (1) Light is created by a source.  It travels out in all directions from that source. and (2) Light moves very fast and travels in straight lines. Run time 22 minutes.
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Magic School Bus Makes a Rainbow
Join Ms. Frizzle and the class as they shrink and go inside a pinball machine to discover the secrets of what makes things appear in color.  This Magic School Bus video will teaching the following two concepts: (1) White light is filled with all the colors of the rainbow. and (2) Water drops and prisms can separate light into parts that we see as a rainbow.  22 minutes.
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Snowflakes
What are snowflakes and how do they form?  Find out in this short, computer animated video.  The video will briefly cover the following key concepts: snowflakes, ice crystals, snowflake formation, dendrites, growth of dendrites, snowflake types, triangular snowflakes, and that no two snowflakes are alike.  A ten question, fill in the blank quiz is at the conclusion of this video.
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Lightning
Learn about lightning, how it forms, and how to stay safe in this brief, computer-animated video.  The following concepts will be briefly covered: the water cycle, evaporation and cloud formation, water condensation and rain, opposite charges attract, lightning formation, and lightning safety. The video ends with a 10-question, fill-in-the-blank quiz.
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22.02 Introduction to Applied Nuclear Physics (MIT)
This course concentrates on the basic concepts of nuclear physics with emphasis on nuclear structure and radiation interactions with matter. Included: elementary quantum theory; nuclear forces; shell structure of the nucleus; alpha, beta, and gamma radioactive decays; interactions of nuclear radiations (charged particles, gammas, and neutrons) with matter; nuclear reactions; and fission and fusion. The course is divided into three main sections: Quantum Mechanics Fundamentals Nuclear Structure
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Origin of Earth's Magnetic Field
Origin of Earth's magnetic field, new discoveries and new concepts, published in world-class scientific literature and explained here. Run time 09:34.
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Genetic Disease WebQuest
Students take on different roles to learn about DNA and genetic diseases, including how a genetic disease causes a person to get sick, how we test for and treat a genetic disease, and how we help people to make better decisions regarding all the complicated issues involved with genetic diseases. This webquest, designed for high school and undergraduate students, is an ideal introduction to the concepts of bioinformatics, genetic diseases, and potential careers in science fields. The activity can
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Dr. Loopy's Blinding you with Science #3: Learned and Instinctive Behaviors
This is episode #3 in the Blinding you with Science series that I produced to assist elementary students with science concepts. In this episode Dr. Loopy and his friends look at animal behaviors and try to distinguish between those that are learned and those that are instinctive. Run time 13:05.
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Magic School Bus Goes to Mussel Beach
Join Ms. Frizzle and the class as they travel to the beach and learn more about high tides and low tides.  This Magic School Bus video will teach the following two concepts: (1) The intertidal zone is the ocean shore area between the high-tide and the low-tide lines.  and (2) Plants and animals on a rocky shore choose homes high up, midway, or low down in the zone, based on how much battering by waves and drying out they can tolerate.  Run time 22 minutes.
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Valentine's Day Song
The video starts by counting 10 hearts, then sings a valentine song to the tune of "One Little Indian."  Hearts are on a felt board while the teacher sings. Various shapes are also taught between the song.This video is really great for small children to catch on to.

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Improving Your Child's Memory
In this professionally-produced video, learn how memory is a matter of effective technique and training. By reading stories, using visualization, discussing the material and sharing ideas, concepts are reinforced and memory is strengthened.

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Studying for the ACT
In this clip a test prep instructors gives ideas on how to study for the ACT to get a higher score.  He give testing advice on studying for the ACT with ACT prep books, which cover a variety of concepts and strategies that give insight into the information covered on the test and general test taking tricks.

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Pablo Picasso biography (1 of 9)
A biography of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso.  Abundant information about the artist, his art, and his life.  This video includes some actual footage of Picasso himself. Picasso was a spanish painter and sculptor who lived from 1881-1973.  He experimented with different techniques and theories.  Much of his work centered around cubism.
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Pablo Picasso biography (9 of 9)
The final part of a biography of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso.  A biography of the Spanish artist, Pablo Picasso.  Abundant information about the artist, his art, and his life.  This video includes some actual footage of Picasso himself. Picasso was a spanish painter and sculptor who lived from 1881-1973.  He experimented with different techniques and theories
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Learn about the Science of Fudge
Learn about the Science of Fudge with this video from Dr. Kiki Sanford as she goes over the chemistry of fudge to explain how super saturation and crystallization are involved in making delicious fudge. Other key concepts include: solution, dissolve, melt, sugar molecules,  Run time 07:20

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Gears and Wheels Part 2
Video continues with discussion of concepts associated with gears, gear speed and direction, circumference, diameter, radius, combining different size gears, driver gear vs driven gear, gear trains, gear ratio, gear friction, gear pairs (compound gears), lever arm, torque, and rim force.
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