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November 2018
 
Thanksgiving: November 22
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The Chemical Bond Between Cloves and Nutmeg
This video focuses on chemical bonds by profiling eugenol and isoeugenol, two molecules with identical molecular structures except for the placement of one double bond -- a difference that makes eugenol responsible for the flavor and aroma of cloves, and isoeugenol responsible for the taste and smell of nutmeg.
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Puritans and Indians
The Wampanoag Indians help the English Puritans survive at their new colony at Plymouth, Massachusetts. Chief Massasoit and Plymouth Governor William Bradford sign a treaty of peace that lasts more than 50 years and results in the first Thanksgiving.
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How to Grow the Perfect Cranberry
Fifth generation cranberry farmer Sue Gilmore discusses the hard work that goes into bringing the Thanksgiving staple to dinner tables across America.
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Midterm Election
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What Are Political Parties?
In this video, a part of NBC Learn's new Midterm Collection, NBC News Correspondent Kristen Dahlgren explains what political parties are, the different major parties in the United States and what they stand for, and what they do to help elect their candidates to public office.
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National Native American Heritage Month
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Coahuiltecans, the First People of Texas
The Coahuiltecan people are believed to have been the first inhabitants of what is now Texas. Jacob Aguilar is a member of the Coahuiltecan tribe and is traveling to a remote site where his ancestors left a large rock art painting known as the White Shaman Panel. Coahuiltecan elder Dr. Mario Garza tells Jacob what the White Shaman Panel means to their heritage.
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Austin Celebrates His American Indian Heritage
Austin and Cheyenne are a brother and sister living in Kent, Washington, who take pride in their American Indian heritage. Whether making drums or spending time in a traditional canoe, they try to teach others about their Duwamish culture.
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