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Teenage boy with his arm over a girl's shoulder as they walk down a school hallway. Text over the image reads, Carnel ranks in the nation's top 5% of public high schools in academics. Caption. People talking and laughing.
53 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman wearing a white blouse and black vest sits behind a desk and gestures at camera. Title card below reads, "Olga Block, Co-Founder and CEO of Basis". Caption. They wanted to get rid of me in kindergarten.
50 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Educator Sandra Graham, a woman with medium-length brown hair, is in front of tall, brightly lit skyscrapers in the background. Caption. "And friendships are related to better attitudes."
Ask a Scientist
Episode 12
1 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Educator Sandra Graham, a woman with medium-length brown hair, is in front of tall, brightly lit skyscrapers in the background.  Caption. "And the idea was that if you go to an integrated school."
Ask a Scientist
Episode 11
59 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Psychologist Kristina Olson talks in front of a blackboard background with math symbols, globes, pencils, letters, charts, and other graphics drawn in white chalk on it. Caption. "So, categories influence all of the major decisions."
Ask a Scientist
Episode 23
47 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Stacked shipping containers, 1 colorfully painted with scenes in foreground. Caption. Chile is a stunning example of what can happen.
16 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Woman speaks towards camera, looking off to 1 side. Caption. I don't think I was that shocked.
48 minutes 4 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Illustration of a Black woman in front of a fence with patterned clouds and houses in background. Caption. Her skin a creamy caramel.
9 minutes 29 seconds
Grade Level: 2 - 4
Child crouches down over a basket of fruit. Text below reads, Cesar's Early Life.
21 minutes 39 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man wearing a tan bucket hat with floppy brim looks down at yellow chili peppers on display at a farmers market. Caption. At the Downtown Berkeley Farmers' Market.
4 minutes 24 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white photo of people holding ceremonial banners attached to poles. Caption. The processions with the lighted candle.
23 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 12
Closeup of a young woman smiling off to the right and a male with his back to camera facing her in foreground. Caption. Female number 4 as narrator. Students have the right to go to school.
23 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 8
Person wearing a striped hoodie, blue jeans, and dark backpack walks towards a yellow school bus. Caption. Narrator. Every day 160,000 students stay home from school.
Bullied: You're Not Alone
Season 0 / Ep 2
29 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Thousands of North Korean soldiers standing in formation in perfectly straight lines. Caption. Narrator. In the late 1990s, a series of unprecedented floods.
51 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Woman wearing a white blouse sits on a bench and gazes at camera. Young girl sits next to her and smiles broadly.
1 hours 13 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Black and white illustration of girl holding a spoon and smiling at a man who sits across a table from her. Caption. We don't have money to feed all the street people.
The Donna Guthrie Series
Episode 1
8 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: Ps - 3
Industrial smokestack releasing pollution into the air as seen from below. Caption: And most people worry about environmental pollution
17 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Korean man dressed in black looking off camera. Caption. Norberg as narrator. In desperation, Dae Sung Kim fled North Korea.
15 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Twilight shot looking down a city street with multi-story buildings. Text below reads, "The United Nations ranks Finland #1 in the world in education". Caption. For Finland being on the top in all these rankings.
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Teenage girl and boy look down at a smartphone. Caption. Or posting something sexual online.
20 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 5 - 9
Closeup of man with harbor and skyscrapers behind him, speaking. Caption. Hong Kong was leased to Britain as a colony.
19 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of glass containers of water with visible particulate matter. One is labeled 1/18/16. Caption: "This is safe." That's what they told us.
24 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Young woman wearing a green t-shirt sitting in front of a building smiles and looks off camera. Caption. Let's move on here, please.
43 minutes 21 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Female inmates wearing glasses looks slightly off camera. Title card below reads, "Andrea. Life sentence". Caption. I mean, everybody has a story... you know.
1 hours 5 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Black and white portrait of Thomas Jefferson. Caption. Among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
13 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
A large landfill. Caption: Dylan, Landfills have become huge mountains of trash.
Kids Can Save the Planet
Episode 2
35 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Indigenous person sitting in the bow of a canoe on the water with the jungle in the background. Caption: And that's when the whole thing started getting bigger and bigger,
9 minutes 15 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
A flooded neighborhood. Caption: living here, in the future's past.
1 hours 23 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Crowd of people looking in 1 direction with distressed expressions on their faces.
1 hours 22 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Man sits in front of bookshelves in a private office as he gestures with 1 hand while speaking and looking to the side of camera. Caption. Brands can be more interactive in digital space.
Mark It
Episode 3
24 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Bearded man sits with the back of 1 hand resting on the other hand in front of his chest. Title card reads, "Gabe Zimmerman, Author of title, "Gamification by Design." Caption. In this context brands have flocked to new techniques.
Mark It
Episode 4
24 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Blurred image of 2 men standing in an bus stop enclosure with signs posted behind them.  Marketing word and phrase overlays on the image with a title card that reads, "Marketing."
Mark It
Episode 10
26 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
3 Asian women smiling with 1 waving. Caption. Toward a better life is undeniable.
16 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
White man with glasses in a white shirt and dark tie walks towards camera, police officers in the background. Caption. LaTour Narrator. His title was Commissioner of Public Safety.
41 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a smiling teenage girl with rosy cheeks. Title card reads, "Danielle, age 13. Caption. But, I mean, I love everyone.
Millennials: Growing Up In the 21st Century
Episode 18
14 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a smiling teenage girl who glances to the side. Caption. Do you believe in God? Caption. Yes.
Millennials: Growing Up In the 21st Century
Episode 14
17 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Black and white illustration of a wedding with a Black groom and White bride. The pastor marrying them is Black and wearing a long dark robe. Caption. Among free blacks and whites.
56 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Young middle eastern boy sitting outside smiles at camera. Caption. And I am from Philadelphia.
4 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Cartoon of a blue spider with a blue wizard hat talking while standing on its web in front of a white pillow. Caption. Because not all the countries are as well off as ours.
My Little Planet
Episode 23
5 minutes 14 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Black and white photo of woman wearing a scarf over her head and tattered sari.
16 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman in black turtleneck tucks head slightly and purses lips. Caption. Was to hope to push the jury to decide the death penalty.
Aging Out
Season 0 / Ep 6
1 hours 26 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
Camera of a woman sitting in the rear seat of a car looks at camera with a surprised expression. Caption. I feel I have to go back.
33 minutes 46 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Watercolor painting of a child standing with 1 foot up on a fence, houses in the distant background. Caption. Each morning she climbed up on the fence.
7 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: K - 5
Closeup of a woman with a taut smile looking off camera with greenery in the background. Caption. About the original sin.
1 hours 5 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
2 children approach water on a beach with their backs facing camera. Caption. Male as narrator. Jack and June are from the same mother and father.
16 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Young woman speaks to camera with an emotional expression. Next to her, images of a swastika and woman wearing a burka. Caption. It means being respectful of everyone's point of view.
30 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Bearded middle-aged man in a brick-walled room with large steel frame windows. Caption. Acting as a sort of global policeman.
16 minutes 45 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Sepia-toned photo of smiling early twentieth century women holding a banner with a headline that reads, "We protest against continued disenfranchisement of women."
25 minutes 36 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Patchwork wall hanging, each square unique and handmade. Caption. A wish flower that's half bloomed.
53 minutes
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Wide shot of a white religious building surrounded by a grass lawn and mature trees.
40 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Several privacy booths used for voting in U, S elections are lined up. They have American flags with the word "vote" in blue painted on them. Caption. Our most important right as citizens.
Politics on Point
Episode 5
2 minutes 51 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Waves at sunset looking towards an industrial platform held above the water. Caption: Worldwide, it makes up about a third of the energy supply.
15 minutes 57 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Aerial shot of Hillary Clinton speaking on stage in front of a crowd of people, her image projected on 2 jumbotron screens. Caption. As being affected by money in politics.
55 minutes 30 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
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1 hours 21 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Teenage girl and boy sit on a bench outside with serious expressions on their faces. They appear to be sitting for an interview. Caption. For me, being bullied, it hurts, it changes you.
Bullied: You're Not Alone
Season 0 / Ep 4
22 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man with his lips pursed and eyes looking up to his right sits in front of black background. Caption. No, I consider myself to be a, serial litigator.
16 minutes 10 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Sepia-toned illustration of eighteenth century people working at a printing press. Caption. The invention that arguably began the Information Age.
11 minutes 28 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Teenage boy in a red sweater with longer dark hairs talks next to another teen boy, with eyes closed, short dark hair, glasses, and a green polo shirt. They sit in the shade outside in front of a red wooden wall. Caption. "I sleep, point to him, and get working."
Real Life Teens
Episode 5
22 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Teenage boy with black hair and a gray hoodie sweatshirt sits and turns to his right while talking. Another teenage boy in a red tee-shirt with dark hair sits behind him. Caption. It's a way they act how they've been treated.
Real Life Teens
Episode 12
19 minutes 2 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a female teenager with long blonde hair wearing a multicolored sweater and gold hoop earrings. She sits on a step in front of a building and appears to be speaking. Caption. Try to get international friends.
Real Life Teens
Episode 7
19 minutes 32 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Abstract background of green lines intersecting in a grid, with some of the lines turning pink in places. Yellow text on screen reads, "Lies and deception." Caption. But first, let's talk about lying and deception.
Real Life Teens
Episode 6
20 minutes 55 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Sepia tone image of a police officer in uniform leaning on his squad car near the right rear passenger door as he talks to a small crowd of teenagers. Caption, narrator talking. We'll cover why belonging to a gang.
Real Life Teens
Episode 11
16 minutes 25 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of woman with short brown hair, red lipstick, hoop earrings, and a white collared shirt talking in front of several papers hanging from a cork board. Caption. School, or their parents.
Real Life Teens
Episode 4
21 minutes 26 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Closeup of a younger woman with curled, dark brown hair and a patterned shirt talking in front of a blurred bookshelf. Caption. My dad tried to use them so I would learn.
My:24
Episode 19
12 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Light yellow strokes radiate outward in concentric circles against an orange backdrop. White word bubble in center reads, "Say Something! By Peter Hamilton Reynolds."
7 minutes 8 seconds
Grade Level: 1 - 4
Teenage girl with a concerned expression talks to a boy in the school hallway next to a row of lockers. Caption. Should I have told someone?
16 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
2 teenage boys sit at a table in a computer lab. They hold a container lid top at the edge of a container to form a ramp for a small robotic vehicle to go down.
Science Nation
Episode 29
3 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Young woman wearing headphones speaks into a microphone and faces away from camera in a darkened foreground. A young man and young woman watch her through a window in the background.
Science Nation
Episode 39
3 minutes 11 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of a computer screen displaying a spreadsheet of labeled rows, some highlighted in green.
Science Nation
Episode 165
2 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Wide shot of a dense residential area with hills in the distant background. Caption. That prisoners are a part of society.
11 minutes 48 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Girl sits with her elbows on a desk and turns toward a woman who bends down to sit next to her. Caption. To report they've been victims of sexual harassment.
Sexual Harassment At School
Episode 1
17 minutes 44 seconds
Grade Level: PT/TT -
Blurry image of a teenage girl clutching a book to her chest while teenage boys look toward her. Title card over image reads, "Sexual harassment. An unwanted sex-related advance that makes a person feel uncomfortable and unsafe."
Sexual Harassment At School
Episode 2
20 minutes 43 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Young woman wearing an orange jumpsuit looks down from behind bars. Caption. You can't explain crime just by looking at the statistics.
20 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Guatemalan family huddles around a table with a cake, smiling and looking towards the man standing in front of the cake. Caption. Man speaking Spanish. One knows that one day, the family will have to separate.
19 minutes 42 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman wearing a leather jacket and sitting in front of a lake. Caption. I chose infantry because it was the opposite of a desk job.
48 minutes 38 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man in beige ranger-style hat, wearing white collared shirt and necktie. Caption. And it's an amazing experience, teaching people about nature.
3 minutes 52 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Young girl wearing a white hoodie raises her hand slightly and looks up.  Behind her are a few colorful posters. Caption. Just a little rope across a house to house.
4 minutes 7 seconds
Grade Level: 6 - 9
Closeup of Black person wearing glasses and looking downward. Caption. Were shocking.
1 hours 20 minutes 33 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a teenage girl looking away from camera with a distressed expression as if she is about to cry. Her forehead and eyebrows are furrowed and her eyes appear anxious. Caption. I would feel bad.
Teen Files Flipped
Season 0 / Ep 3
21 minutes 35 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup angle view of a teenage girl standing against a white concrete block wall. She looks directly into camera with her mouth closed. Caption. I can be sweet, but I can also be tough.
Teen Files Flipped
Season 0 / Ep 16
21 minutes 47 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Askew view of a police officer leaning against a police car bumper with the driver's door open. The car is parked in a parking lot. Caption. Why don't they do something that makes their life better?
Teen Files Flipped
Season 0 / Ep 6
21 minutes 54 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup of a teenage boy seated and looking towards camera. A table filled with trophies against a wall is behind him. Caption. Basically anybody can get a gun now.
Teen Files Flipped
Season 0 / Ep 7
21 minutes 40 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Teenage boy seated in a bedroom. He faces camera and wears a spiked mohawk hairstyle. Behind him are wall posters, a drum set, and a chest of drawers with a blue ribbon hanging from a knob. Caption. Me and a couple of friends decided to have a party.
Teen Files Flipped
Season 0 / Ep 10
21 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Closeup angle view of a teenage girl standing against a white backdrop. She looks to the side of camera with her eyebrows arched and her mouth slightly closed. Caption. You lied and you hurt me.
Teen Files Flipped
Season 0 / Ep 1
21 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Cropped image of women in headscarves entering a building labeled, "Baltimore Resettlement Center."
1 hours 31 minutes 6 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Black and white photo of Bryant's Grocery and Meat Market in between 2 Coca Cola Classic signs. Caption. A 14-year-old black boy from Chicago.
38 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Man seated on a stool speaks directly to camera against an orange stage backdrop like he is giving a lesson as a subject expert. Caption. Cooler climates, less land, and the flourishing.
U.S. History
Episode 3
31 minutes 19 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Fisheye lens shot of the Pointe à Callière Museum of Archeology and History showing a tall cylindrical building with a decorative glass fan sticking out midway. A narrow rectangular building with vertical windows hugs the other building on 1 side.
U.S. History
Episode 5
28 minutes 53 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman smiles and speaks directly to camera against a white backdrop like she is giving a lesson as a subject expert. Caption. This unequal relationship.
U.S. History
Episode 2
27 minutes 27 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Closeup of an Indian woman wearing a gold head scarf and gold jewelry. She is smiling and looking off to her left. Caption. I might have rice for 1 meal, but not another.
The Ultimate Resource
Episode 1
13 minutes 5 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Teenage girl looks at camera, speaking. Caption. From government power.
16 minutes 18 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Wide shot of a few dilapidated structures with a sparse desert landscape in the foreground. Caption. Thousands and thousands of people are living like this.
47 minutes 41 seconds
Grade Level: 9 - 12
Color illustration. Black woman on hands and knees, eyes closed. A spiral behind her. Caption. I can make the wind play hide and seek.
8 minutes 31 seconds
Grade Level: K - 3
Closeup of a yearbook page with side-by-side images. 1 is a picture of 3 young men by a school bus and the other is a young man in a household setting. Text above reads, "Junior Class." Caption. Boy as narrator. I want to see Americans, New York.
1 hours 34 minutes 50 seconds
Grade Level: 7 - 12
Woman with short brown hair sits in a chair. Title card reads, "Lisa Reid's mom." Caption. And I know the warmth of the family.
24 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 10 - 12
Man seated in a classroom desk chair speaks to camera. Caption. Cause you know, what teacher's like, "I want the troubled kid?"
1 hours 16 minutes 1 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12
3 teenagers sit around a table, leaning in to talk to each other with focused expressions. Caption. To fit in with a certain crowd?
23 minutes 22 seconds
Grade Level: 8 - 12
Black and white photo of a man and 4 small children smiling for camera. Caption. Who was a psychologist and an inventor.
1 hours 1 minutes 37 seconds
Grade Level: 11 - 12