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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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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

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

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

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

A Brief History of Juneteenth

A Brief History of Juneteenth

This Newsy.com video can serve as the starting point for discussions on the Civil War, slavery, the Emancipation Proclamation, the true nature of freedom, equal rights, and national days of observance. This lesson plan can be completed in one 50-mi...

Grades: 3 4 5 6 7 8

Date: June 19, 2013

Subject: social studies

U.N. Estimates World Population of 11 Billion by 2100

U.N. Estimates World Population of 11 Billion by 2100

This Newsy.com video can serve as the springboard into discussions about overpopulation, the earth's sustainability, the impact of humans on the environment, and related topics. This lesson can be completed in one 50 minute class period. ...

Grades: 6 7 8

Date: June 15, 2013

Subject: social studies

Sales of Orwell's '1984' Surge Amid NSA Surveillance Reports

Sales of Orwell's '1984' Surge Amid NSA Surveillance Reports

This Newsy video can serve as a springboard to discussions on privacy issues as described/forecasted in George Orwell's novel 1984 and how these predictions may or may not be relevant in today's world. Students can also explore other themes of the n...

Grades: 9 10 11 12

Date: June 11, 2013

Subject: social studies

Glowing Plants Coming to a Garden Near You?

Glowing Plants Coming to a Garden Near You?

This Newsy lesson can serve as a lead into discussions about bioengineering, its effects on the ecology, and questions of ethics related to the issue. This lesson plan can be completed in one 50-minute class period. ...

Grades: 8 9 10 11 12

Date: May 11, 2013

Subject: science

Glowing Plants Coming to a Garden Near You?

Glowing Plants Coming to a Garden Near You?

This Newsy video can lead into a discussion into different ways in which we may be able to meet our energy demand: through the use of glowing plants or other alternatives. It also considers ethical concerns associated with the issue. This lesson can...

Grades: 5 6 7

Date: May 11, 2013

Subject: science

School With No Tests? Here's How the Kids Turned Out

School With No Tests? Here's How the Kids Turned Out

This Newsy webcast serves as the starting point for discussions on alternative educational systems around the world and in the United States. Students can compare their own educational system to others, such as the ALPHA School in Toronto or the scho...

Grades: 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Date: May 06, 2013

Subject: world

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