Fossils - October 13

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Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Today is National Bring Your Teddy Bear To Work & School Day, National Fossil Day, National Take Your Parents To Lunch Day, Navy Birthday, and Silly Sayings Day.

This is National Metric Week, Earth Science Week, and Teen Read Week.

October is Apple Month, Chili Month, Down Syndrome Awareness Month, Dyslexia Awareness Month, Bullying Prevention Month, Country Music Month, National Arts & Humanities Month, Bat Appreciation Month, and Raptor Month.

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Songs of the Day
Today's Theme:  Fossils
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ON THIS DATE

BIRTHDAYS

SONGS OF THE DAY 

  • Paul Simon - You Can Call Me Al - LISTEN
  • Paul Simon - Sesame Street - Me and Julio Down by the School Yard - LISTEN
  • Science with Don - Fossil Rock Anthem - LISTEN

THEME: FOSSILS

  • Grades PreK-2 - PBS LearningMedia - Dinosaur Train - Fossil Finder - DO
  • Grades PreK-2 - PBS LearningMedia - Dinosaur Train - All About Fossils (2:06) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades PreK-2 - PBS LearningMedia - Dinosaur Train - Footprints and Trackways (4:01) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades PreK-2 - Dinosaur Train - Dinosaur Discoveries - Fossils (1:41) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-2 - Nature Cat - Mammoth Fossil (3:15) - VIEW
  • Grades PreK-3 - PBS Parents - Crafts for Kids - Homemade Fossils  - DO
  • Grades K-6 - PBS LearningMedia - Science Trek - Dinosaurs with David Varricchio Collection (6:02)  - VIEW
  • Grades 3-5 - PBS LearningMedia - Outdoor Nevada - Fossil Hunting (6:07) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 3-6 - PBS LearningMedia -  Science Trek - Fossils: The Hagerman Horse (3:26) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 4-6 - PBS LearningMedia - DragonflyTV - Scientist Profile: Paleontologist (2:35) - VIEW
  • Grades 4-8 - PBS LearningMedia -  NC Science Now - Mystery Dino Science (6:23) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-8 - PBS LearningMedia - Smithsonian Science How - How Fossils Explain the Rise of Dinosaurs (29:14) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-8 - PBS LearningMedia - Smithsonian Science How -  Global Change: Reading Ocean Fossils (29:16) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - American Museum of Natural History - Meet the Paleontologists (2:45) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Nova - Becoming a Fossil (2:34) - VIEW, READ, DO
  • Grades 6-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Nova - Fossils: Rocking the Earth (2:08) - VIEW and DO
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Eons - Were These Monsters Inspired by Fossils? (12:18) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Eons - How a Supervolcano Made the Cenozoic’s Coolest Fossils (9:24) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Eons - The Most Useful Fossils In The World (5:48) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Eons - Can We Get DNA From Fossils? (11;21)  - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Eons - The Oddest Couple in the Fossil Record (8:48) - VIEW
  • Grades 6-12 - NHPBS Video - Prehistoric Roadtrip Series - VIEW 
  • Grades 9-12 - PBS LearningMedia - Regents Review 2.0 - Fossils Collection (7:15) - VIEW

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