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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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AT&T Crashes iPhone Party

AT&T Crashes iPhone Party

This lesson deals with the introduction of the new Apple iPhone 3GS. This device is developed and sold through AT&T and Apple. You can find background information on the Apple iPhone at www.apple.com/iPhone. Before you use this lesson, you may want...

Grades: 9 10 11 12

Date: June 09, 2009

Subject: technology

Computers and Your Health

Computers and Your Health

This lesson plan explores the physical risks of being around computers. Such as tripping over cables or dropping heavy components. It does NOT deal with websites that are not safe for children....

Grades: 3

Date: June 10, 2009

Subject: technology

Palau's Potential Prisoners

Palau's Potential Prisoners

This video clip tracks different perspectives about the possible deal between the United States and Palau, in which the island of Palau would detain the 17 Chinese Guantanamo Bay prisoners. This lesson can be extended over 2 to 5 days....

Grades: 11

Date: June 10, 2009

Subject: world

China's New Wall

China's New Wall

I would use this video as a lead in to discussions about the United States First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and freedom of the press. This news item deals with the censorship of the Chinese internet. We will have already discussed sev...

Grades: 9 10

Date: June 11, 2009

Subject: world

China's New Wall

China's New Wall

This lesson plan focuses on government controlled censorship in China through the form of a mandated computer filter which does not allow "harmful information" to be viewed. Is China using this filter to merely shield young people from harmful langu...

Grades: 10 11 12

Date: June 11, 2009

Subject: world

Is Hate on the Rise?

Is Hate on the Rise?

This lesson looks at the recent shooting at the Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. as an example of the larger category of hate crimes in the US. Before using this lesson, you should familiarize yourself with the details of this incident a...

Grades: 9 10 11 12

Date: June 11, 2009

Subject: U.S.

Is Hate on the Rise?

Is Hate on the Rise?

This lesson deals with the recent hate crime at the Washington. D.C. Holocaust Memorial Museum. On June 11, 2009 a man with ties to anti-Semitic groups attacked the Museum, killing a security guard. In addition, the news reported after the election o...

Grades: 6 7 8

Date: June 11, 2009

Subject: U.S.

China's New Wall

China's New Wall

This lesson plan focuses on government controlled censorship in China through the form of a mandated computer filter which does not allow "harmful information" to be viewed. Is China using this filter to merely shield young people from harmful langu...

Grades: 11

Date: June 11, 2009

Subject: world

About the Buzzing Bee

About the Buzzing Bee

This lesson deals with the role and importance of spelling. Students will be exploring why spelling is important, the role of technology and its possible impact on spelling, and decide whether or not spelling is a sport. Familiarizing yourself with S...

Grades: 6 7 8 9

Date: June 11, 2009

Subject: world

Pandemic or Pandemonium

Pandemic or Pandemonium

This lesson deals with the the current issure of swine flu, and the question of whether of not this flu outbreak should be considered a pandemic. The teacher needs to be familiar with the flu outbreaks of 1918 and 1968, and informed on the current si...

Grades: 7

Date: June 12, 2009

Subject: world

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