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100K+ Resources. PBS LearningMedia offers teachers more than 100,000 videos, images, interactives, lesson plans and articles drawn from critically acclaimed PBS programs such as NOVA, Frontline, American Experience, and Sid the Science Kid, and from expert content contributors like The National Archives and NASA. 

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Showpeace Series

Showpeace

Lively, humorous and poignant, the ShowPeace animated film series is one of the most flexible conflict resolution tools available in the world. Because the animated characters in the films do not speak, there are no language barriers. Because they are "non-human", they are ageless and genderless.

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If A Bully Watches This

If A Bully Watches This

Bullying can have negative lifelong consequences- both for students who bully and for their victims. In this program, students will hear victims share their first-hand accounts of being bullied. Students will hear how the victims of bullying feel, what they suffered and how they resolved the problem.

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When The Dust Settles-Managing Anger

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The prairie wind is not responsible for the dirt flying in this video; the culprits are neighboring gophers with an un-neighborly appetite for anger and revenge. Before sundown, the retaliatory rodents have all but obliterated both of their homes. Is there any way they can put the pieces back together?

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Tete A Tete A Tete-Tolerance

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Tete a Tete a Tete takes place in another realm, where three heads sharing a single body live in idyllic harmony-until one of them begins to have a mind of its own. The film playfully explores how we're all "connected" but at the same time need to think for ourselves and respect differences.

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Elbow Room-Conflict Styles/negotiation

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An office worker arrives bright and early, ready for another day on the job. But wait, there's a new co-worker sitting in a chair uncomfortably close. Pretty soon, elbows are bumping, ink is spilling and tempers are flaring.

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Dominoes-Diversity

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Dominoes animates the tiles of this age-old game to illustrate an oddly shaped domino's struggle to belong. Set to tunes inspired by Brazil`s chorinho music, the film gives a new spin to the old domino theory as the characters ultimately learn about openness, flexibility, cooperation-and sharing one's dots.

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Dinner For Two-Mediation

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When it comes to conflict, even chameleons won't change! Peace in the rain forest is disrupted when two chameleons literally get stuck in a conflict, with catastrophic results. Relationships are severed, opportunities are lost, innocent bystanders are harmed and violence seems imminent.

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Bully Dance-Bullying

Bully Dance-Bullying

The "stick people" in Bully Dance are imaginary, but this gritty tale is all too familiar. Like the dance beat pulsating throughout the film, the bully's intimidation of a smaller victim is unrelenting; no one stops the dance until serious harm is inflicted.

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