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Amazing Space consists of web-based educational presentations for young children about space, which were developed at the Space Telescope Science Institute. Teachers teamed up with scientists and...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Science360 for iPad provides easy access to engaging science and engineering images and video from around the globe and a news feed featuring breaking news from NSF-funded institutions. Content is either...  (National Science Foundation)
Reading Rockets: National Poetry Month features video interviews with children's poets, a list of resources for learning through poetry, and suggested activities for celebrating National Poetry Month...  (PBS, Department of Education, supported by Department of Education)
Life Sciences at Science360 features 120+ videos on bats, bed bugs, bird wings, butterflies, brain mapping, evolution, football science, genetics, gorillas, jellyfish, mitochondria, orangutans, red-eyed tree...  (National Science Foundation)
African American Odyssey: A Quest for Full Citizenship showcases the African American collections of the Library of Congress. Displaying more than 240 items, including books, government documents, manuscripts, maps, musical scores, plays...  (Library of Congress)
American Memory presents the photographs, manuscripts, rare books, maps, recorded sound, and moving pictures that are part of the historical Americana holdings at the Library of Congress. The learning...  (Library of Congress)
Theodore Roosevelt: His Life and Times on Film features 104 short films which record events in Roosevelt's life from the Spanish-American War in 1898 to his death in 1919. In addition to scenes of Roosevelt, these films include...  (Library of Congress)
The American Variety Stage: Vaudeville and Popular Entertainment, 1870-1920 is a multimedia anthology illustrating the vibrant and diverse forms of popular entertainment, especially vaudeville, that thrived from 1870-1920. Included are 334 English- and...  (Library of Congress)
Before and After the Great Earthquake and Fire, 1897-1916 provides 26 films of San Francisco from before and after the Great Earthquake and Fire. The earthquake struck on April 18, 1906, along the San Andreas Fault, damaging most central...  (Library of Congress)
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War features a timeline of America's wars, from the Revolution to Iraq. Watch an interactive presentation on each war -- slideshows and movies, text and photos, and dozens of artifacts...  (National Museum of American History, supported by Smithsonian Institution)
Experiencing War (Voices of War): Stories from the Veterans History Project is the companion website for a book from the Veterans History Project. Video interviews, photos, and letters relate war through the eyes of 60 veterans and civilians. Stories are...  (Library of Congress)
The Secret Life of the Brain presents a history of efforts to understand the brain, a three-dimensional tour of the brain, optical illusions, and an animation showing how magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) works...  (WNET, supported by National Science Foundation)
Reconstruction: The Second Civil War provides clips from the documentary, as well as transcripts, a look behind the scenes, and a teacher's guide. Among the featured topics: 40 acres and a mule, plantations in ruins...  (WGBH, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
U.S. South Pole Station offers a multimedia look at research underway on earth's coldest, highest, driest, and windiest continent -- and the least hospitable to human life. Find out what makes the South Pole...  (National Science Foundation)
Bioed Online features lessons on the water cycle and global warming, the X chromosome, sleep and daily rhythms, muscles and bones, and food and fitness. Experts offer presentations (streaming...  (Baylor College of Medicine, supported by Multiple Agencies)
Videos from Secrets of Plant Genomes Revealed! is a lively, upbeat video exploration of how plants got to be the way they are and how we can make better use of them in the future. Learn how plant genome research is revolutionizing...  (National Science Foundation)
NSF Multimedia Gallery provides nearly 100 videos and webcasts on a range of science topics: a fossil that may represent the first vertebrate to emerge from the sea, turning forest-industry waste into fuel...  (National Science Foundation)
Poetry Everywhere provides 10 videos, as well as essays and lessons, to help students explore the power of language and build reading and writing skills. The videos feature seminal voices of poetry...  (Teachers' Domain, supported by Multiple Agencies)
Science Nation is an online magazine that each week looks at discoveries and researchers that will change our lives: an artificial retina that can help the blind to see, new materials for building...  (National Science Foundation)
FedFlix offers more than 1,700 movies made by federal agencies. Many are of historical interest. Topics include the American wilderness, atomic attack ("Duck and Cover"), aviation, China...  (www.archive.org, supported by Multiple Agencies)
Chemistry Now is an online video series that explains the science of common foods and objects -- water, cheese, bread, chocolate, flowers, nylon, artificial sweeteners, and more...  (National Science Foundation)
Profiles of Scientists and Engineers helps students understand: What's it like to be a scientist or engineer? What do they do all day? Watch an electrical engineer, an exercise scientist, a biomedical engineer, and...  (Science360, supported by National Science Foundation)
Secrets of Plant Genomes Revealed! tells the story of corn, cotton, and potatoes and introduces us to genome sequencing scientists. Watch videos about mutations, genetically engineered food, the importance of...  (National Science Foundation)
Green Revolution features 10 fast-paced videos on alternative energy -- wind, solar, hydrogen, biomass, green roofs, smart grid, microbes, electric vehicles, and the CityCar project...  (National Science Foundation)
Astronomy and Space at Science360 features 20+ videos on black holes, dark matter, evolution, neutrinos, sun spots, and space food. Learn about a new planet entering the Milky Way, boiling in zero gravity, simulating...  (National Science Foundation)
Earth and Environment at Science360 features nearly 200 videos on climate change, earthquakes, bark beetles, mosquitos, marshes, invasive earthworms, rising sea levels, ocean CO2, ocean viruses, phytoplankton, algal...  (National Science Foundation)
Chemistry at Science360 features 60+ videos on plastics, self-healing polymers, explosive sniffing plants, bacteria-powered fuel cells, converting waste to energy, carbonated drinks, hamburgers, cheese...  (National Science Foundation)
Women@NASA features women at NASA discussing and showing what they do. See video interviews with a robotics flight controller, aeronautics engineer, pyrotechnics specialist, spacesuit team...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Great Conversations in Music presents video interviews with distinguished musicians and composers. Hosted by Eugene Istomin (1925-2003), one of the world's most admired classical musicians, the series includes...  (Library of Congress)
Planetary Photojournal is a photo album of the universe. See images of the planets. Look through the Hubble telescope at nebulae far beyond our galaxy. Watch a video of the Mars rovers or catch up on news...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
NASA Brain Bites offers a menu of 60-second videos on 8 questions, including: What time is it in space? How do you go to the bathroom in space? How long would a round trip to Mars take? How do you...  (National Aeronautics and Space Administration)
Genomics Primer gives an overview of the science of genetics and the Human Genome Project. Learn about genomes, DNA, genes, chromosomes, and more. Find audio and video files about genetics and the...  (Human Genome Project, supported by Department of Energy)
TR: The Story of Theodore Roosevelt is an online companion to a 4-hour PBS documentary. It features photographs, newspapers, motion pictures, and sound recordings; family diaries and letters; and interviews with...  (WGBH, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
American Masters: Alfred Stieglitz presents an essay, timeline, video clips, and interviews examining this photographer, artist, and art impresario. Stieglitz was a powerful force in the arts of the early 20th century...  (WNET, supported by National Endowment for the Humanities)
America at Work, America at Leisure, 1894-1915 features motion pictures that showcase work, school, and leisure activities in the U.S. in the late 19th and early 20th century. The site includes films of the U.S. Postal Service from...  (Library of Congress)
Inventing Entertainment: The Edison Companies features 341 motion pictures, 81 disc sound recordings, and other related materials, such as photographs and original magazine articles. Cylinder sound recordings will be added to this...  (Library of Congress)
Buckaroos in Paradise: Ranching Culture in Northern Nevada, 1945-1982 presents documentation of a northern Nevada cattle-ranching community, with a focus on the family-run Ninety-Six Ranch and its cowboys, known as buckaroos. This collection presents 41...  (Library of Congress)
The Spanish-American War in Motion Pictures features films and actualities taped in the U.S., Cuba, and Philippines showing troops, ships, notable figures, and parades, as well as reenactments of battles and other wartime...  (Library of Congress)
The Library of Congress Catalogs maintains a searchable database of about 12 million records -- books, serials, computer files, manuscripts, cartographic materials, music, sound recordings, and visual materials...  (Library of Congress)
Prosperity and Thrift: The Coolidge Era and the Consumer Economy, 1921-1929 documents the widespread prosperity of the Coolidge years, the nation's transition to a mass consumer economy, and the role of the government in this transition. The collection...  (Library of Congress)
The Last Days of a President: Films of McKinley and the Pan-American Exposition, 1901 provides 28 films that include footage of the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, President McKinley at his second inauguration, and McKinley's funeral. Two brief essays recall the...  (Library of Congress)
InTime offers 400 video vignettes of pre K-12 teachers using technology in language arts, math, science, and other instruction. A conceptual model for analyzing the use of technology in...  (Department of Education)
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