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All Terrain Brain

Grade Levels: 3 - 8
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  • All Terrain Brain. Abuelo Park.

    In the video Abuelo Park, Abrielle is frustrated that there is no nice place to play or to take her grandfather in his wheelchair. She makes a plan, enlists the help of her neighbors and turns an empty lot into a beautiful park-making a difference in the whole community and launching a career as a landscape architect.

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  • All Terrain Brain. Be an Entrepreneur.

    In the video Be an Entrepreneur, the whole ATB gang comes together to show what it really means to be an entrepreneur. They all have started new businesses by tapping into their passions, setting goals, accepting risks, thinking creatively and working together to solve problems.

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  • All Terrain Brain. Bike Buzz.

    In the video Bike Buzz, Tyler finds his passion when he discovers how much he likes fixing bikes.

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  • All Terrain Brain. Brain E-Ship.

    In the video E-Ship, Ethan's interests and curiosity lead him to explore the internet and create a never-before-seen way for people to travel.

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  • All Terrain Brain. Bugged Out.

    In the video Bugged Out, Ally has a crazy idea of getting a bug's eye view by strapping tiny cameras on cockroaches to see where they go. It fails and fails again, but each time she learns something new until she's able to make a successful camera, save a little girl and launch a new business!

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  • All Terrain Brain. Charge It.

    In the video Charge It!, Tyler and his friends brainstorm a new way to generate electricity when a storm knocks out the power in their town.

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  • All Terrain Brain. Cookie Crumbles.

    In the video Cookie Crumbles, sales are slow at Jenna's once-thriving cookie business. She tries to figure out why, but sales continue to drop until finally, after much trying, testing and inventing she comes up with a new flavor that's a smash hit. Her persistence and perseverance made her successful again.

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  • All Terrain Brain. Corny but True.

    In the video Corny but True, Cornelia has a booming popcorn business that she runs on the corner of a busy street in the big city. Business is great until she has to move to the country with her family. Nobody buys her popcorn and her business dies. It could be the end, but Cornelia embraces the change and comes up with a whole new way to sell her popcorn that she never would have thought of back in the city.

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  • All Terrain Brain. Drawing Board.

    In the video Drawing Board, Josh is inspired as a kid when he sees an architect's plan turn into his family's new house. From that point on he sets goals, works hard to meet them and finally makes his dream of being an architect a reality.

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  • All Terrain Brain. Emotia-Hats.

    In the video Emotia-Hats, Nickie is nervous about being at a new school, but she has a new idea she wants to make happen. Can she do it? How will she do it? Does she have what it takes? Nickie taps into her confidence, draws on her resources, and works hard to turn her crazy new idea into a reality that rocks the world of fashion!

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  • All Terrain Brain. Hackers.

    In the video Hackers, Cal hacks into his school's computers, gets caught, and ends up discovering that he needs to take responsibility for what he did. Cal makes up for his bad choice by using his skills to protect the school's computer system from hackers. AND he goes on to start his own tech security business.

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  • All Terrain Brain. Hammocks.

    In the video Hammocks, Ally questions the routine of making her bed in the morning. Why does she have to make her bed? Is there some other way? Does she have to sleep in a bed at all? In the end she comes up with a new idea to eliminate one of her chores and starts a booming new business!

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  • All Terrain Brain. High Winds.

    In the video High Winds, Lexi loves the wind that whips around her tall apartment building and likes flying kites out of the windows. Her love of kites motivated her to want to spend more time making them. Her need to make a living motivated her to create a kite business.

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  • All Terrain Brain. I am the Government.

    In the video I Am the Government, Ben, a successful printer in the colonial days of the 1700s, saw a problem-England had way too much control. They were taxing the colonists too much and preventing people from being as successful as they could be. Ben doesn't just watch this unfold; he speaks up! He uses his printing business to tell people what he thinks and, with the help of his friends, he creates a new kind of government in which all the people are encouraged to express their opinions.

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  • All Terrain Brain. New Ideas.

    In the video New Ideas, when Josh and Jenna's mom is too busy to cook dinner most nights, the kids are faced with the problem of having to come up with ideas for good meals they can make for themselves. They know lots of their friends' families have the same problem, so Josh and Jenna bring everyone together and come up with lots of ideas for getting decent dinners to all the kids every night. Their ideation and hard work help them launch a successful meal delivery business!

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  • All Terrain Brain. Our Scene.

    In the video Our Scene, Zoe, a computer whiz, leads a team of talented kids in the creation of an amazing new web site.

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  • All Terrain Brain. Pet Rollers.

    In the video Pet Rollers, Zach needs to find a way to control his pets' shedding-or give them away! He tries lots of new ideas out and finally focuses on one. He decides to ignore the people who think his new idea won't work. He takes a risk and creates a new product called ?Pet Rollers? that becomes a big hit!

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  • All Terrain Brain. Reversal of Fortunes.

    In the video Reversal of Fortunes, Zach's problem is that his pack is way too heavy. How can he carry all his stuff? Zach turns the problem into a lucrative solution when he creates a new pack with wheels that can actually carry him!

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  • All Terrain Brain. Show It.

    In the video Show It, Brady got a better sense of himself when he learned about his strengths and weaknesses. He wasn't so great at sports, but he was awesome at sports photography. That discovery led him to a new and successful career.

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  • All Terrain Brain. Skateboarding Gal.

    In the video Skateboardin' Gal, skateboarder Grace and science buff Simon each bring a unique perspective to Grace's problem of having nowhere to carry all her stuff when she's on her board. They put their heads together, look at the problem from different angles and create an amazing new skateboard.

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  • All Terrain Brain. Snow Pals.

    In the video Snow Pals, Lexi and Shiloh discover that regular snowboards just aren't working for them. They put their heads together to invent a board that they both can ride, and they create a whole new craze on the slopes! Their independent thinking also helps those around them see that it's OK to be different. Thinking independently can lead to a lot of success.

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  • All Terrain Brain. This is My Neighborhood.

    In the video This is My Neighborhood, Amity's neighborhood is drab, empty and depressed. She looks at the big picture and decides to bring her community together and improve their neighborhood by creating a new place to eat, dance and hang out. Once the business begins to boom, more businesses pop up as more people come and more jobs are created. The neighborhood is improved because Amity sees how it's all connected and takes the first step to make a difference.

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  • All Terrain Brain. Toast of the Town.

    In the video Toast of the Town, Grace has a great idea-a toaster that burns your name onto a piece of bread. She tries everything to make it work. She blows fuses, incinerates loaf after loaf and tweaks her prototype each time she fails until she finally creates a Name Toaster that works. It's the best thing since sliced bread!

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  • All Terrain Brain. Treasure Hunt.

    In the video Treasure Hunt, Justin wants to take his love of collecting stuff at garage sales to a new level, so he learns and practices new skills in order to turn his hobby into a profitable business.

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  • All Terrain Brain. Tru-D True.

    In the video Tru-D True, Tru-D True loves wearing his hair in lots of wild styles. He is proud of who he is and what he likes to do. He becomes a successful hair stylist despite all the kids who gave him a hard time for being different.

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