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General Mills Announces No More GMOs In Original Cheerios

General Mills Announces No More GMOs In Original Cheerios

January 03, 2014

Mars Rover Finds Traces of Ancient Life-Friendly Lake

Mars Rover Finds Traces of Ancient Life-Friendly Lake

December 10, 2013

Archaeologists Discover Viking Parliament Under Parking Lot

Archaeologists Discover Viking Parliament Under Parking Lot

October 26, 2013

Baby 'Cured' of HIV Gives Hope to Others

Baby 'Cured' of HIV Gives Hope to Others

October 24, 2013

Laser Experiment Makes Step Toward Fusion Power

Laser Experiment Makes Step Toward Fusion Power

October 08, 2013

A Government Shutdown History Lesson

A Government Shutdown History Lesson

October 01, 2013

Cycling Antibiotics Could Fight Resistant Bacteria

Cycling Antibiotics Could Fight Resistant Bacteria

September 26, 2013

Study: Earth Will Be Uninhabitable in 1.75 Billion Years

Study: Earth Will Be Uninhabitable in 1.75 Billion Years

September 19, 2013

L.A. School District to Monitor Students on Social Media

L.A. School District to Monitor Students on Social Media

August 31, 2013

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Saving the World's Rainforests

Saving the World's Rainforests

Teacher Information: This lesson deals with the effects of deforestation in the rainforest and its effects on the environment. Prior knowledge of the rainforest and erosion will need to be introduced before doing this lesson. Other resource may ne...

Grades: 9

Date: April 19, 2009

Subject: environment

Moscow to Ban Snow

Moscow to Ban Snow

This video is a great lead in to get students thinking and talking about their perspective on global warming, and weather modification (cloud seeding) in particular. The lesson plan is designed to be part of a unit on writing persuasive essays. Stu...

Grades: 8

Date: October 20, 2009

Subject: environment

The New Victory Garden

The New Victory Garden

This video examines the current economic recession that is creating a renewed interest in gardening in communities across the United States. This lesson can be opening dialogue to designing a school garden or used as encouragement for students and th...

Grades: 7

Date: October 24, 2009

Subject: environment

Moscow to  Ban Snow

Moscow to Ban Snow

This video would be great to use during a unit of study on weather. It will also work well in strengthen students abilities to debate an issue....

Grades: 4

Date: October 25, 2009

Subject: environment

Zero Waste Catches on Worldwide

Zero Waste Catches on Worldwide

This video explores the concept of zero waste which means that all waste will either be recycled or composted. The video explores how some businesses in the United States as well as other communities are moving toward this greener way of living. At...

Grades: 1

Date: October 21, 2009

Subject: environment

Pushing Out an American Icon?

Pushing Out an American Icon?

This video summarizes the round-up of nearly 3,000 wild horses in Nevada. It would be a good augmentation to a unit on North American habitats/ecosystems and how they can be affected by human involvement. This lesson would be best suited as a culmi...

Grades: 10

Date: January 29, 2010

Subject: environment

Chicago's Big Fish Tale

Chicago's Big Fish Tale

This video discusses the invasive Asian carp species that is threatening to invade Lake Michigan through Chicago's other waterways. The problem presented by the Asian Carp is an excellent way to cover several of the Arkansas environmental science fra...

Grades: 10 11 12

Date: January 29, 2010

Subject: environment

From Scum to Power Source

From Scum to Power Source

This video is a great way to have students think about the question, "What would we do if we run out of water?" Blasting the moon is a controversial way of looking for water that some think is going too far. The video does not take a stance on the ...

Grades: 6

Date: January 29, 2010

Subject: environment

Islands Get That Sinking Feeling?

Islands Get That Sinking Feeling?

This video makes a great lead in to discussions about Global Warming and its far-reaching cultural as well as environmental impact. Will also spark discussions about the world's declining cultural diversity. ...

Grades: 4 5

Date: January 24, 2010

Subject: environment

No Place to Call Home

No Place to Call Home

This is a video that fits well with a unit study of animal habitats. Specifically, it talks about how animals' habitats are affected by deforestation and other human uses. It provides some hopeful examples of where endangered animals have thrived and...

Grades: 5

Date: January 31, 2010

Subject: environment

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