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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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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

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

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

A Vote For Change in Germany?

A Vote For Change in Germany?

This topic of this video and lesson is the impact the re-election of Chancellor Angela Merkel will have on the German economy....

Grades: 11 12

Date: September 29, 2009

Subject: world

No Place to Call Home

No Place to Call Home

This lesson is designed as a follow-up to reading the story "How to Babysit and Orangutan" by Kathy Darling. The story is about a refuge for orphaned orangutans, and the video talks about a previously undiscovered wild population of orangutans in Bo...

Grades: 5

Date: April 27, 2009

Subject: world

Calling for Justice

Calling for Justice

This video clip shows two countries arguing over the correct procedure as to how to deal with a terrorist. This makes a great example for explaining to students why we need to study history. The lesson compares how the United States dealt with 9/11 a...

Grades: 11 12

Date: October 02, 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

Rio Ready to Roar

Rio Ready to Roar

This would be a great video to use as a lead in to discussions over government, economics, business or current events. This newsy video tells how Rio de Janeiro won the bid to host Olympics 2016. U.S. media are debating if Brazil's iconic city is up...

Grades: 8

Date: October 05, 2009

Subject: world

Moscow to Ban Snow

Moscow to Ban Snow

This video highlights Moscow once again cloud seeding to control the weather during a Russian winter. This will save the city a great deal of money but at a cost for nearby suburbs. The lesson is designed to generate discussions on government control...

Grades: 7 8 9

Date: October 20, 2009

Subject: world

Reminiscing the Fall of the Berlin Wall

Reminiscing the Fall of the Berlin Wall

This video highlights that twenty years ago the Iron Curtain fell in Germany, along with the Berlin Wall. The lesson is designed to study the reasons for the wall and generate discussions on government control and the effects on the common man. Stude...

Grades: 11

Date: November 09, 2009

Subject: world

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