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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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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

Python Hunt Brings 800 Hunters To Florida Everglades

Python Hunt Brings 800 Hunters To Florida Everglades

This Newsy video serves as the starting point for a discussion on invasive species and how explanations of their success in foreign ecosystems fits into the concepts of natural selection and Darwin's Theory of Evolution. ...

Grades: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Date: January 13, 2013

Subject: science

Mars Colonization Mission Lays Out Applicant Requirements

Mars Colonization Mission Lays Out Applicant Requirements

This Newsy video serves as the starting point for a discussion on the possible colonization of Mars, and the likelihood that such a venture could be accomplished in the next 10 years. Using reliable Internet resources and the content of the webcast i...

Grades: 4 5 6 7 8

Date: January 09, 2013

Subject: science

Teenager Gets iPhone, 18-Point Contract for Christmas

Teenager Gets iPhone, 18-Point Contract for Christmas

This Newsy video serves as the starting point for a discussion about teens' use of technology and parental involvement/control over aspects of their children's lives. It can also lead into discussion on teens' preoccupation with technology, gadgets,...

Grades: 9

Date: January 01, 2013

Subject: technology

Adam Lanza Couldn't Feel Pain: Mental Health Theories

Adam Lanza Couldn't Feel Pain: Mental Health Theories

This video serves as a starting point for a discussion about the stigmatizing effects of reports of violent incidents on persons who suffer from mental illnesses and other disorders. From there, students can engage in general discussions about aspect...

Grades: 9 10 11 12

Date: December 17, 2012

Subject: health

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

OMG: Texting Turns 20

OMG: Texting Turns 20

This Newsy video about the milestone event of SMS text messaging's 20th birthday serves as the starting point for a discussion on how this popular technology may be used in educational settings to advance the curriculum. The lesson can be completed...

Grades: 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Date: December 03, 2012

Subject: science

Rights Group Wants an International Ban on Killer Robots

Rights Group Wants an International Ban on Killer Robots

This video serves as the starting point for a discussion on the possibility that wars in the future may be fought using killer robots. It can also feed into a discussion on the ethics of such a scenario, and of war itself. Students can weigh the pros...

Grades: 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Date: November 20, 2012

Subject: science

Compromise on Horizon to Avert "Fiscal Cliff"?

Compromise on Horizon to Avert "Fiscal Cliff"?

This video serves as the starting point for a discussion on how government officials in the executive and legislative branches who have different points of view can come together and solve a looming problem by compromising and giving in some on their...

Grades: 7 8 9 10 11 12

Date: November 11, 2012

Subject: U.S.

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

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