K-12 Multimedia Resources

Grade:
3 - 8
You At The Zoo

Are gorillas more likely to be right handed than left handed? Can ants really be farmers?

Thane Maynard, Director of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden and host of the 90-Second Naturalist, wants to take you and your students in grades 3-8 to the zoo to find out! In You at the Zoo, Thane Maynard and teen co-host Ebony Kimble lead students on an inquiry-based exploration to find out how fast cheetahs run, what it...

Grade:
9 - 12
World War II: Exploring Your Local History: ThinkTV

World War II: Exploring Your Local History is a high school curriculum designed to engage students in learning about World War II. The purpose of this project is to help students learn about the impact of World War II in their own communities and make connections between local history and world events.

Grade:
3 - 8
Our Ohio

Welcome to Our Ohio: Exploring Our Heritage! The following six lessons based on our public television series Our Ohio are designed to incorporate social studies skills and methods into the study of Ohio history. Specific emphasis is placed on analyzing primary source documents and images to encourage critical thinking and problem solving skills. Visit the Our Ohio on the web at www.ourohio.org

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Grade:
3 - 5
Our Ohio: Exploring Our Heritage Volume II

In Season II of Our Ohio: Exploring Our Heritage six videos and accompanying lessons take students to historic locations in Ohio. Lessons and activities are aligned to the Ohio Academic Content Standards for grades 3-5 and are tied to Ohio history themes including early statehood, geography, geology, economics, technology, innovation, the branches of government and more.

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Grade:
4 - 8
Our Ohio: Exploring Our Heritage Volume III

Season three of Our Ohio: Exploring Our Heritageincludes five 7-10 minute video segments which take students to historic locations around the state.  The videos are aligned to the Ohio Academic Content Standards for grades 4, 5 and 8 and each includes accompanying lessons.  The videos and lessons explore the Underground Railroad and abolition movement in Ohio, the Fort Ancient Indians of Serpent Mound, as well as the Ohio National Road and the War of 1812.

Grade:
9 - 12
Our Ohio: Exploring Our Economy

ThinkTV has created these economics resources for grades 9-12 based on our public television series, Our Ohio. Six 4-8 minute video segments take students around the state to explore our economy.

Grade:
6 - 9
Engineering Your Future

Welcome to Engineering Your Future, a web-based curriculum for grades 6-9 that introduces students to the field of engineering. Video interviews featuring engineers from the fields of robotics, civil and chemical engineering will give you a behind-the-scenes look at the work these engineers do every day. You'll learn about the challenges they face, why they find it so exciting, and what they did to prepare for their careers. Accompanying lessons enable you to further...

Grade:
5 - 10
Dayton Teaching American History

Through a partnership with Wright State University, Dayton Public Schools, ThinkTV, and local historical organizations, the Dayton Teaching American History project has developed online American history instructional guides for grades 5, 8, and 9...

Grade:
9 - 12
Miami Valley Teaching American History

Through a partnership with Wright State University, the Montgomery County Educational Services Center, ThinkTV and a dedicated team of curriculum advisors, teachers, and historians, the Miami Valley Teaching American History project has developed online resources to help students...

Grade:
6 - 8
Ohio Reading

Ohio has good reason to brag about our authors. Ohio literature has shaped American literature and society for two centuries! And now, the Ohio Reading Road Trip brings some of Ohio's greatest writers into middle school classrooms.

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Grade:
6 - 8
Inventing Flight

Through this multimedia curriculum, students discover answers to three critical problems of flight: Control, Lift and Propulsion. Students also learn both the history and science of flight, and how the Wrights laid the foundation for today’s aeronautical sciences. 
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