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Schoolhouse Rock! is a series of short, animated videos that use music to teach about grammar, science, economics, history, mathematics, and civics. The aim is to help kids learn things like historical facts and multiplications tables by learning songs.

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Schoolhouse Rock - My Hero, Zero

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

This song teaches about the digit 0, portrayed as a superhero, as well as multiplication by powers of 10. This song was voted the 11th best song on the 30th anniversary edition. Sung and written by Bob Dorough.

Schoolhouse Rock - The Preamble

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

In American schools, it's common for kids to have to learn the Preamble to the United States Constitution by heart. This song, from Schoolhouse Rock, is meant to give these kids a hand, even though it is a slightly abridged version.

Schoolhouse Rock - Three Is A Magic Number

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

Bob Dorough wrote and sang this song about the number "three," as a fun way for kids to learn their multiplication tables. It became the pilot episode for Multiplication Rock, the first season of the Schoolhouse Rock TV series.

Schoolhouse Rock - Ready or not, Here I Come! (Fives)

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

This song was written and sung by Bob Dorough. It teaches about the multiplication of 5 through a game of hide and seek, in which the seeker counts by fives.

Schoolhouse Rock - Them Not-So-Dry Bones

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

France, USA

This song from Schoolhouse Rock is to help kids understand about bones. Without bones, we're just blobs. It was written by George Newall and sung by Jack Sheldon.

Schoolhouse Rock - No More Kings

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

Written and sung by Lynn Ahrens for Schoolhouse Rock, this song teaches about the pilgrims, from their arrival in America up to the Boston Tea Party.

Schoolhouse Rock - A Victim Of Gravity

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

This song teaches about the universal law of gravity and is performed by the Tokens in the style of 1950s doo-wop (an era made popular at the time by films such as Grease and TV series such as Happy Days).

Schoolhouse Rock - Interjections

Difficulty: difficulty - Intermediate Intermediate

USA

This Schoolhouse Rock video is about interjections, which are used to express emotions. Fun fact: the singer of this song, Essra, also sang on Sesame Street and wrote a number of pop hits by artists such as Cyndi Lauper and Tina Turner.

Schoolhouse Rock - Adjectives

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

This classic Schoolhouse Rock song about adjectives first aired on American TV in the mid-1970s. It’s a particularly groovy way to learn about these important words, which are useful for describing people, places, and things. Unpack your adjectives!

Schoolhouse Rock - A Noun Is a Person Place or Thing

Difficulty: difficulty - Beginner Beginner

USA

This up-tempo song from Schoolhouse Rock helps us to understand what a noun is. Generally, it's any person, place, or thing, which the song shows with helpful examples!

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