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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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Swiss Move to Ban Minarets

Swiss Move to Ban Minarets

The topic of this video and lesson addresses the recent Swiss referendum to ban building minarets. (Minarets are the towers built on Islamic Mosques.) ...

Grades: 11

Date: December 03, 2009

Subject: social studies

MLK Day:  A Look At Race in America

MLK Day: A Look At Race in America

This brief news clip offers a taste of Martin Luther King Jr.'s famous speech and then provides some of the public's opinions on what racial inequality looks like today in America compared to what it did in 1963 when MLK Jr. delivered his speech. Th...

Grades: 5 6 7 8

Date: January 19, 2010

Subject: social studies

Aid on the Way to Haiti

Aid on the Way to Haiti

On January 12, 2010, a devastating earthquake hit Haiti. The quake has displaced millions of Haitians leaving them without life's basic needs. Government officials fear more than 200, 000 are dead. Aid from around the world in pouring into Haiti in o...

Grades: 2 3 4

Date: January 30, 2010

Subject: social studies

Study Finds More Wives Out-Earn Husbands

Study Finds More Wives Out-Earn Husbands

This video provides information that can stimulate discussion on inequalities of pay between the genders. This video references to findings that women are out earning men, but also alludes to a history of inequality of payment, the existence of "male...

Grades: 11

Date: January 21, 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

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

Study: Kids Master Technology Before Basic Life Skills

Study: Kids Master Technology Before Basic Life Skills

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Grades: 1

Date: January 24, 2011

Subject: social studies

SCOTUS To Hear Arguments On Voting Rights Act

SCOTUS To Hear Arguments On Voting Rights Act

This video serves as a starting point for discussion on the American Civil Rights Movement—in particular, the Voting Rights Act of 1965. It can also feed into a discussion on where we stand today, as a country, in terms of racial discrimination and...

Grades: 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Date: November 09, 2012

Subject: social studies

Iran Debuts State Sponsored You Tube-like Website, Mehr

Iran Debuts State Sponsored You Tube-like Website, Mehr

This video serves as a starting point for discussion about our own and other countries' laws regarding the Internet. From there, students can engage in general discussions about Internet censorship, how the Internet challenges traditions and even po...

Grades: 9 10 11 12

Date: December 09, 2012

Subject: social studies

Republicans Push For Electoral College Reform

Republicans Push For Electoral College Reform

This Newsy video serves as the starting point for a discussion on the United States' system of the Electoral College for the election of presidents, and arguments for preserving, abolishing, or modifying the system....

Grades: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Date: January 20, 2013

Subject: social studies

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