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Schoolyard Films

Schoolyard Films believes that educating today’s students about the natural world–and the challenges it faces–is of critical importance to tomorrow’s healthy environment. Videos are produced specifically for use in K-12 classrooms and come with a study guide/discussion guide for teachers, which correspond to state and national science standards. We offer 100% of our work free of charge to students and teachers throughout the nation. Ultimately, we hope to educate and inspire, while promoting environmental awareness and good stewardship of the planet.

Water rushes through rocks in the Fridley creek. Caption: when it's severely icing, it's a hostile environment.
19 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A diver carries two oxygen cylinders and dives deep into the Floridian aqufier. Caption: It's the primary source of fresh, clean water.
19 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Aerial view of a coastline with a coral reef running parallel to it. Caption: But the Great Barrier Reef isn't just old, it's huge.
16 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A pod of dolphins swims at the surface of an ocean. Caption: They are being very cooperative.
13 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
An aerial view of the archipelago in Florida. Caption: It is spectacular scenery, and I can never get enough.
29 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A cast of horseshoe crab in the swampy waters. Caption: The tail, or telson, acts like a rudder when swimming
15 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
lionfish. Caption: People buy them because they're beautiful fish.
13 minutes 58 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
An Octopus holding on to a bottle. Caption: Each arm has upto 200 suckers.
9 minutes 3 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Two humpback whales swim in the deep waters. Caption: They were the most graceful things I've ever seen.
14 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A polar bear is in its natural habitat. Caption: It's just an incredible experience.
17 minutes 16 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A girl working in a swamp. Caption: I love doing conservation projects.
22 minutes 12 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
The flock of ganders is swimming in the water. Caption: These ganders are far more adventurous.
9 minutes 9 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12