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published by the WGBH Educational Foundation
This is an extensive set of short downloadable video segments that may be embedded free of cost into educational presentations. Of special interest to physical science and physics teachers are the sections on Engineering, Technology, and Earth/Space. The videos encompass a wide range of topics:  energy-producing windmills, a smokestack releasing exhaust into a clear sky, the Mars Rover, an animation of a rotating DNA strand, time lapse of a starry night sky, a human egg being artificially fertilized, and much more.

The videos may be viewed online or downloaded as executable zip files. They may be freely used for educational purposes only.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Astronomy Education
Classical Mechanics
- General
Education Practices
- Technology
= Multimedia
General Physics
- Collections
- High School
- Middle School
- Elementary School
- Informal Education
- Collection
- Audio/Visual
= Image/Image Set
= Movie/Animation
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
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- New teachers
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© 2010 WGBH Educational Foundation
May be downloaded for use only in educational settings. Mass dissemination is prohibited.
Keywords:
educational videos, movie, science videos, teaching tools, tools, video clips
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Metadata instance created October 20, 2010 by Caroline Hall
Record Updated:
October 20, 2010 by Caroline Hall
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when Cataloged:
July 31, 2007

AAAS Benchmark Alignments (2008 Version)

3. The Nature of Technology

3A. Technology and Science
  • 6-8: 3A/M2. Technology is essential to science for such purposes as access to outer space and other remote locations, sample collection and treatment, measurement, data collection and storage, computation, and communication of information.
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(WGBH Educational Foundation, Boston, 2010), WWW Document, (http://www.teachersdomain.org/special/bb/).
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Teachers' Domain: Building Blocks (WGBH Educational Foundation, Boston, 2010), <http://www.teachersdomain.org/special/bb/>.
APA Format
Teachers' Domain: Building Blocks. (2007, July 31). Retrieved September 16, 2014, from WGBH Educational Foundation: http://www.teachersdomain.org/special/bb/
Chicago Format
WGBH Educational Foundation. Teachers' Domain: Building Blocks. Boston: WGBH Educational Foundation, July 31, 2007. http://www.teachersdomain.org/special/bb/ (accessed 16 September 2014).
MLA Format
Teachers' Domain: Building Blocks. Boston: WGBH Educational Foundation, 2010. 31 July 2007. 16 Sep. 2014 <http://www.teachersdomain.org/special/bb/>.
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@misc{ Title = {Teachers' Domain: Building Blocks}, Publisher = {WGBH Educational Foundation}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {16 September 2014}, Month = {July 31, 2007}, Year = {2010} }
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