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Gas Pump

In this Building Block video, a woman's arm places a gas pump in the gas tank of a car.
  • Grade Level(s):
    Pre-K | Age 5, Gr. K | Age 6, Gr. 1 | Age 7, Gr. 2 | Age 8, Gr. 3 | Age 9, Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
  • Subjects:
    Tools
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Jul. 16, 2011
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Steam Engine

This Building Block video begins on a medium shot of a locomotive approaching through smoke in Promontory, Utah. The camera tilts down and the shot brightens to an extreme close-up of the train's wheels as it passes by.
  • Grade Level(s):
    Pre-K | Age 5, Gr. K | Age 6, Gr. 1 | Age 7, Gr. 2 | Age 8, Gr. 3 | Age 9, Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
  • Subjects:
    Tools
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Jul. 16, 2011
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Machine in a Factory

A close-up of a machine punching television circuits into a board can be seen in this Building Block video shot in Huizou, China.
  • Grade Level(s):
    Pre-K | Age 5, Gr. K | Age 6, Gr. 1 | Age 7, Gr. 2 | Age 8, Gr. 3 | Age 9, Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
  • Subjects:
    Tools
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Jul. 16, 2011
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Remote Controller

In this Building Block video, batteries are inserted into a remote controller and the cover is replaced. A thumb then moves the joystick on the controller as something out-of-focus moves in the background.
  • Grade Level(s):
    Pre-K | Age 5, Gr. K | Age 6, Gr. 1 | Age 7, Gr. 2 | Age 8, Gr. 3 | Age 9, Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
  • Subjects:
    Tools
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Jul. 16, 2011
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Time-lapse of Starry Night Sky

This Building Block video features a time-lapse, low angle shot of three observatories under a star-filled night sky in Cerro Tololo, Chile.
  • Grade Level(s):
    Pre-K | Age 5, Gr. K | Age 6, Gr. 1 | Age 7, Gr. 2 | Age 8, Gr. 3 | Age 9, Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
  • Subjects:
    Technology
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Jul. 16, 2011
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Satellite Dishes

In this Building Block video, the camera pans over multiple satellite dishes on a roof in San Francisco, California. Apartment buildings and Coit Tower stand in the background.
  • Grade Level(s):
    Pre-K | Age 5, Gr. K | Age 6, Gr. 1 | Age 7, Gr. 2 | Age 8, Gr. 3 | Age 9, Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
  • Subjects:
    Technology
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Jul. 16, 2011
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Saturn Rocket

This Building Block video shows retired Saturn rockets on the grounds of the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas
  • Grade Level(s):
    Pre-K | Age 5, Gr. K | Age 6, Gr. 1 | Age 7, Gr. 2 | Age 8, Gr. 3 | Age 9, Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
  • Subjects:
    Technology
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Jul. 16, 2011
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Observatory

This Building Block video features the silhouette of the tent at Chajnantor Observatory in Northern Chile that houses the Cosmic Backgrounder Imager.
  • Grade Level(s):
    Pre-K | Age 5, Gr. K | Age 6, Gr. 1 | Age 7, Gr. 2 | Age 8, Gr. 3 | Age 9, Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
  • Subjects:
    Technology
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Jul. 16, 2011
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Mars Rover

This Building Block video features a 2004 animation of the Mars rover "Opportunity" approaching the rim of Endurance Crater.
  • Grade Level(s):
    Pre-K | Age 5, Gr. K | Age 6, Gr. 1 | Age 7, Gr. 2 | Age 8, Gr. 3 | Age 9, Gr. 4 | Age 10, Gr. 5 | Age 11, Gr. 6 | Age 12, Gr. 7 | Age 13, Gr. 8 | Age 14, Gr. 9 | Age 15, Gr. 10 | Age 16, Gr. 11 | Age 17, Gr. 12 | Age 18
  • Subjects:
    Technology
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Jul. 16, 2011
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What is a Pulley?

How do you get a glove and a ball up to your tree house? One answer is to use a pulley. A pulley is a simple machine. In this original KET video, children learn about the workings of this basic mechanism
  • Grade Level(s):
    Pre-K | Age 5, Gr. K | Age 6, Gr. 1 | Age 7
  • Subjects:
    Tools
  • Language:
    English
  • Posted:
    Jul. 15, 2011
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