Instructional Television - Catalog

Subjects: Geography, Mathematics, Science
Grade(s): 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

NASA Sci Files is a standards-based, technology focused, close-captioned, distance learning initiative designed to integrate and enhance the teaching of math, science, geography and technology in grades 3-5. The 60-minute programs in the series use scientific inquiry, including the scientific method and science processing skills, problem-based learning, and NASA to introduce students to the excitement and exploration of real-world mathematics, science, geography an3d technology.


Subjects: Social Studies
Grade(s): 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade

Newsdepth is a weekly newscast which follows the format of the commercial news programs, made appropriate and interesting for intermediate and junior high level students. Produced by WVIZ, Cleveland, Ohio for use throughout the state.


Subjects: Career Education, Mathematics, Ohio Proficiency Exam Aids
Grade(s): 7th Grade, 8th Grade, 9th Grade

Ohio Math Works is an interactive, multimedia program for 7-9 grade students that links mathematics with careers. Video, web, and print materials bring the world of fashion, food, theme parks, sports, and meteorology into the classroom. The series correlates to the Ohio Proficiency Outcomes for 9th grade and the Ohio High School Graduation Competencies. Through hands-on projects that simulate the daily challenges in these industries, students will use mathematics in much the same way that industry professionals do to create their products.39


Subjects: Literature, Reading/Language Arts
Grade(s): 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

Ohio Reading Road Trip is an interactive curriculum package that brings many of Ohio's greatest authors to life for language arts students in grades 6-8. Students read and learn about contemporary and historically significant literary figures through multimedia resources.


Subjects: Earth Science, Geography, Science
Grade(s): 3rd Grade, 4th Grade, 5th Grade

Take your students on a geological tour of Ohio. Learn how Ohio's geology and geography have been shaped by wind, weather and water over the centuries and how they still affect us today.


Subjects: Ohio History
Grade(s): 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

In 2003, Ohioans from all corners of the state gathered to travel along the historic National Road, following in the footsteps of Ohio's pioneers on a 24-day, 291-mile wagon train journey, commemorating the state's bicentennial.


Subjects: Reading/Language Arts
Grade(s): 3rd Grade, 4th Grade

OhioTrek : A Focus on Literacy is a strategic model designed to prepare third and fourth grade students to meet Ohio’s Fourth Grade Guarantee. OhioTrek focuses intently on the improvement of literacy skills –  specifically reading and writing – through the context of social studies topics.


Subjects: American History, Ohio History, Social Studies
Grade(s): 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 6th Grade, 7th Grade, 8th Grade

This multimedia project studies the rich cultural and historical heritage of the Native American nations that have populated Ohio since prehistoric times. Using print and web resources that support the series, students will meet the nations and their leaders through a fun and interactive collection of exercises.


Subjects: Ohio History, Social Studies
Grade(s): All Levels, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 8th Grade

Season one of Our Ohio: Exploring Our Heritage includes five 7-10 minute video segments.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 Sunwatch Village, The Amish, Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and other historic places and events.


Subjects: Ohio History, Social Studies
Grade(s): All Levels, 4th Grade, 5th Grade, 8th Grade

Season II includes four 7-10 minute videos, 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 Sunwatch Village, The Amish, Underground Railroad Freedom Center, and other historic places and events.


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