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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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One in Three Americans Could Have Diabetes by 2050

One in Three Americans Could Have Diabetes by 2050

This will video will be a great discussion starter for our healthy lifestyles unit. It discusses different causes of diabetes and suggests what might be done to prevent the disease as well as bringing up related political and economic issues....

Grades: 11

Date: October 25, 2010

Subject: health

Sony Walkman Walks the Plank

Sony Walkman Walks the Plank

This video will ideally lead to the discussion of long-lasting technology and how certain devices resonate with people over the years, eventually leading to other products which build on and improve the original. The video discusses the origins of t...

Grades: 11 12

Date: October 26, 2010

Subject: technology

Study: False 'Green' Claims on the Rise

Study: False 'Green' Claims on the Rise

This video discusses how companies are making claims that products are better for the planet in order to sell more. This lesson has students evaluate whether ingredients are 'green' as well as discussing why the companies might label the products as...

Grades: 9

Date: October 27, 2010

Subject: science

Retiring Microsoft Executive Predicts Death of PC

Retiring Microsoft Executive Predicts Death of PC

This is a great video for a lead-in discussion and exploration of whether or not the desktop computer is going the way of the dinosaur. It is also a good way to discuss the differences in operating systems and what exactly they are and do for a compu...

Grades: 7 8

Date: October 27, 2010

Subject: technology

More Harry Potter Books? Rowling Won't Rule It Out

More Harry Potter Books? Rowling Won't Rule It Out

Author study: Read and discuss J.K. Rowling's biography. Discuss some of the Harry Potter books that have been read and movies that have been watched. ...

Grades: 4

Date: October 28, 2010

Subject: writing

Obama on 'Daily Show': How'd He Do?

Obama on 'Daily Show': How'd He Do?

This video is a great piece to discuss with students during the midterm elections. This video provides the perspectives of several different sides in the media, both Republicans and Democrats. It is a great way to begin a lesson on campaign strateg...

Grades: 12

Date: October 28, 2010

Subject: U.S.

Whooping Cough Cases on the Rise

Whooping Cough Cases on the Rise

This video discusses the rise in whooping cough cases in recent years. It also discusses the danger of the disease and how it is potentially deadly. The video also discusses the importance of vaccination as it relates to the spread of a disease. ...

Grades: 7 8

Date: October 28, 2010

Subject: health

Driverless, Fuelless Vans Make 8,000 Mile Journey

Driverless, Fuelless Vans Make 8,000 Mile Journey

This video is about cars that drive themselves by using technology. It provides facts about particular vehicles that already tested the product on roads in Europe....

Grades: 4

Date: October 28, 2010

Subject: social studies

China Census Threatens People's Privacy

China Census Threatens People's Privacy

This video makes a great lead in to discussions about the relationship among census, citizenship, population control, immigration in social and economic development, and human rights in China. This video lays out several key issues that Chinese gover...

Grades: 12

Date: November 03, 2010

Subject: social studies

Uruguay Takes on Big Tobacco

Uruguay Takes on Big Tobacco

This video discusses the legal case brought by the company Phillip Morris against the country of Uruguay. This video is a good introduction to a unit discussing anti-smoking laws in Spain and Latin America and the influence multi-national companies c...

Grades: 11

Date: November 17, 2010

Subject: world

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