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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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Bird Flu Research

Bird Flu Research

This video will be shown after students understand the concept of a pandemic. This would be a good time to discuss the advances of medicine that have happened in the last 50 years....

Grades: 11 12

Date: January 21, 2012

Subject: health

Strongest Solar Storm Since 2005 Headed to Earth

Strongest Solar Storm Since 2005 Headed to Earth

This video makes a great attention grabber for introducing and discussing solar system interactions and solar flares/storms specifically. This video provides basic information, a few media images, but it does require significant class discussion and...

Grades: 5

Date: January 23, 2012

Subject: science

Apple Textbooks

Apple Textbooks

The debate over electronic books has surfaced in recent years with the introduction of the Nook and Kindle. Now students can authenticate this debate into a persuasive writing lesson. After watching this video and researching information on the subje...

Grades: 7 8

Date: January 23, 2012

Subject: writing

New Hampshire Law Lets Parents Pick Kids' Curriculum

New Hampshire Law Lets Parents Pick Kids' Curriculum

This video talks about the controversy of allowing parents to have a 'say' in what sort of curriculum their children are exposed to. It talks about the controversy of giving parents more control of their students. There is also discussion of how te...

Grades: 12

Date: January 26, 2012

Subject: U.S.

School Meals Changes Aimed to Fight Childhood Obesity

School Meals Changes Aimed to Fight Childhood Obesity

The School Meals video discusses the new changes to school menus, effective in the fall of 2012. New menus include more whole wheat pasta and bread and more fruit and vegetables. Michelle Obama is actively involved in working with the FDA to make t...

Grades: 10 11 12

Date: January 26, 2012

Subject: health

Healthier School Meals Aim to Fight Obesity in Children

Healthier School Meals Aim to Fight Obesity in Children

This video is an excellent learning tool to use when teaching a lesson on healthy eating habits or nutrition. Since the students are going to be directly impacted by the new changes in their school lunches, it should lead to some interesting ideas a...

Grades: 4

Date: January 26, 2012

Subject: health

Facebook, Washington State Sue 'Like-Jackers'

Facebook, Washington State Sue 'Like-Jackers'

This video serves as a starting point for a persuasive essay that students will write on the topic. They will be required to establish ethos, logos and pathos as well as use three persuasive techniques from the attached handout. This lesson will tak...

Grades: 9 10 11 12

Date: January 28, 2012

Subject: business

New Development For Invisibility Cloak

New Development For Invisibility Cloak

This video will provide a great discussion topic for middle school level students. It gives opportunity for students to learn new vocabulary, practice speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. It is not meant to be a science lesson, but inst...

Grades: 7 8

Date: January 28, 2012

Subject: writing

Dad Shoots Daughters Laptop Over Facebook Post

Dad Shoots Daughters Laptop Over Facebook Post

This video is a great way to spark a class discussion about social media. It will also shed light on being careful about what you write on the internet. ...

Grades: 9

Date: February 12, 2012

Subject: technology

Could the iPhone 5 really Boost US GDP?

Could the iPhone 5 really Boost US GDP?

The video is a great way to introduce students to Gross Domestic Product. It also initiates discussion on what affects the GDP. Please remember this video does not explain what GDP so it should only be used as a discussion piece. ...

Grades: 10 11 12

Date: September 11, 2012

Subject: U.S.

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