Resources for Grades 3–5

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sharks the real story

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grades 3–5

Sharks: The Real Story

When you think about sharks, are you scared or excited? Learn about different kinds of sharks and what makes them unique.

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the move to include

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grades 3–8

The Move to Include

Find out how the Americans with Disabilities Act has increased inclusion and accessibility in the U.S.

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Preschool–grade 5

Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Hear about some amazing Asian American leaders and social figures who influenced various historic moments.

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What does it mean to be a digital citizen?

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Preschool–grade 8

What Does It Mean to Be a Digital Citizen?

Reflect on your digital life as you watch this video. Think about how you will act, create, learn, and lead. How will you be a digital citizen today?

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painting with a single stroke

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Preschool–grade 5

Painting with a Single Stroke

Watch as Kyoto-based artist Keisuke Teshima beautifully paints dragon bodies with a single stroke using a sumi-e style brush across paper.

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grades K–4

Celebrating the Many Cultures of the U.S.

What cultural traditions does your family have? Celebrate Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and the rich and diverse heritage of all Americans.

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Preschool–grade 6

Traditional Chinese Cloth Shoes

See how Li Ziqi, a vlogger based in Mianyang in China's Sichuan province, beautifully sews and glues layers of cloth to create a traditional Chinese shoe.

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ramadan

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grades 1–8

Ramadan

Explore Ramadan with Nadia, a young Muslim American, who explains what this tradition means for adults and children, and what happens during the celebration.

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milly zantow

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grades 4–12

Milly Zantow: Recycling Revolutionary

Ever wonder what the number on the bottom of plastic items means? Learn about the plastic numbering system and why it came to be.

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eliminating single-use plastics

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grades 3–12

Eliminating Single-Use Plastics

Travel to Belize with Marie McGrory to find out how she made it through (almost) the whole trip without single-use plastics.

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eid al fitr

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grades K–4

Eid al-Fitr

Eid al-Fitr (the festival of breaking fast) is the three-day holiday that ends the Islamic month of Ramadan, wherein Muslim people celebrate with food and family.

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vietnam's ancient lithophone

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Preschool–grade 7

Vietnam's Ancient Lithophone

Listen to the beautiful sounds from Vietnam's ancient lithophone, or the đàn đá, made from granite, stone, wood, and corals.