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Tempted to snore over the periodic table of elements? Not after poet Roger McGough, in inspired dramatic fashion, traces the evolution of chemistry from the Greeks to present day. Segments include the following:
- The Elements: Learn how early scientists turned alchemy into chemistry, ultimately building this new discipline around the periodic table.
- Combined Strength: See what happens when elements get together to form composites.
Each Discovery Channel School DVD features:
- Play Video: Plays entire video with pre and post viewing questions and student interstitials
- Video Index: Utilizes DVD technology to quickly find the right content segment
- Curriculum Units: Exclusive to Discovery Channel School! 10-15 shorter segments addressing specific curriculum topics. Each curriculum unit opens with a previewing question, plays video and ends with a post-viewing question. This can be used as a unit of instruction and allows for easy integration into the classroom.
- Teacher Resources: Includes a Teacher Resource Guide with lesson plan, suggested classroom activities, reading and vocabulary
- Standards Link: Correlates the video to national standards