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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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NIH Retires Most of Its Chimps From Medical Research

NIH Retires Most of Its Chimps From Medical Research

This Newsy.com video can serve as the springboard to discussion on both sides of the animal experimentation debate, including the ethical positions of each viewpoint. This lesson can be completed in one 50 minute class period. ...

Grades: 8 9 10 11 12

Date: June 26, 2013

Subject: science

In China, One Exam Is Everything

In China, One Exam Is Everything

This Newsy.com video can serve as the starting point for a comparison/discussion of the Chinese and American educational systems and how college entrance practices differ in the two countries, in particular the Chinese Gaokao Examination and the ACT/...

Grades: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Date: July 02, 2013

Subject: social studies

Hunt for Surviving Nazi War Criminals Continues in Germany

Hunt for Surviving Nazi War Criminals Continues in Germany

This Newsy.com video can serve as the starting point to discussions about the Holocaust, genocide in general, war crimes and criminals during the Nazi era and today, and the Nuremberg Trials and the international laws that came out of them. This les...

Grades: 9 10 11 12

Date: July 23, 2013

Subject: social studies

Silver Fire Continues to Burn in Southern California

Silver Fire Continues to Burn in Southern California

This Newsy.com video about the Silver Fire can serve as the starting point to discussions on wildfires, wildfire prevention and preparedness, wildfire costs and effects on the environment, and related topics. This lesson can be completed in one 50 m...

Grades: 6 7 8

Date: August 08, 2013

Subject: social studies

50 Years Since MLK's 'Dream,' Thousands Rally in DC

50 Years Since MLK's 'Dream,' Thousands Rally in DC

This Newsy video serves as the starting point to discussions on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., the Civil Rights Movement, and how far we as a nation have come since the speech was delivered in 1963. Students can then determine if there is still work to...

Grades: 6 7 8 9

Date: August 24, 2013

Subject: social studies

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

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

This Newsy.com video can serve as the starting point to discussions on social media, cyberbullying, privacy, and more. It can also serve to get students to self-monitor their posts on social media for appropriateness. This lesson can be completed in...

Grades: 7 8 9 10 11 12

Date: August 31, 2013

Subject: technology

Study: Earth Will Be Uninhabitable in 1.75 Billion Years

Study: Earth Will Be Uninhabitable in 1.75 Billion Years

This Newsy.com video can serve as the starting point to discussions on the habitable zones of stars, the search for life-sustaining planets, and the life cycles of stars and planets. This lesson can be completed in one 50 minute class period. Time p...

Grades: 3 4 5 6

Date: September 19, 2013

Subject: science

Cycling Antibiotics Could Fight Resistant Bacteria

Cycling Antibiotics Could Fight Resistant Bacteria

This Newsy.com video can serve as the starting point to discussions on antibiotic resistant bacteria and evolutionary theory, the history of antibiotic treatments, and other health-related topics. The lesson can be completed in one 50-minute class p...

Grades: 10 11 12

Date: September 26, 2013

Subject: health

A Government Shutdown History Lesson

A Government Shutdown History Lesson

This Newsy.com video serves as the starting point to discussions on the most recent U.S. government shutdown, the historical context and the motivations behind it, and the effects that it will have on the country and its citizens. This lesson plan ...

Grades: 7 8 9 10 11 12

Date: October 01, 2013

Subject: social studies

Laser Experiment Makes Step Toward Fusion Power

Laser Experiment Makes Step Toward Fusion Power

This Newsy.com video can serve as the starting point to discussions on nuclear fusion and fission, and the potential that fusion holds for solving our energy needs. Discussion can also be generated around fusion reactions as the sources of energy for...

Grades: 11 12

Date: October 08, 2013

Subject: science

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