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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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Selling Out Old Smoky

Selling Out Old Smoky

This video has to do with the U.S. National Park Service asking the government for multi-million dollar funds in order to help maintain the parks. One proposal to help national parks pay for themselves is to allow corporate sponsorships. The media i...

Grades: 10

Date: October 02, 2009

Subject: U.S.

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

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

Humans, Meet Ardi

Humans, Meet Ardi

The topic of this video and lesson is the discovery of fossils of an early primate named "Ardi". This is the oldest known primate fossil to date. ...

Grades: 11 12

Date: October 06, 2009

Subject: science

Autism on the Rise?

Autism on the Rise?

This video questions whether there are more cases of autism in America or if the skyrocketing numbers are due to savvy parents and doctors. Students will locate credible and original sources, determining if the sources are primary or secondary, ascer...

Grades: 7 8

Date: October 08, 2009

Subject: research

Michelle Obama's Slave Roots

Michelle Obama's Slave Roots

The topic of this video and lesson addresses the news story by the New York Times that traces the history of Michelle Obama's family history to slaves and slave owners....

Grades: 11 12

Date: October 11, 2009

Subject: U.S.

NASA Smashes Space Probe into Moon

NASA Smashes Space Probe into Moon

This video describes NASA's latest mission "LCROSS" which involves smashing a space probe into the lunar surface, in hopes of finding water, hydrogen and other minerals. Media outlets have mixed reactions. The lesson is designed to have students voic...

Grades: 7 8

Date: October 12, 2009

Subject: science

Gitmo Suspects to Stand Trial in U.S.

Gitmo Suspects to Stand Trial in U.S.

This would be a great video to use as a lead in to discussions over government, debate, or current events. Democratic lawmakers members pushed to allow terrorism suspects at Guantanamo Bay detention camp to be trialed in the U.S. Media outlets ask ...

Grades: 6 7 8 9

Date: October 12, 2009

Subject: U.S.

NASA Smashes Space Probe Into Moon

NASA Smashes Space Probe Into Moon

The video is a great add on to lesson plans about the moon in the 5th grade solar system unit. This goes along with fifth grade curriculum where we discuss what the moon is made of, and this video deals with the fact that NASA scientists are trying ...

Grades: 5 6 7

Date: October 12, 2009

Subject: science

Columbus Day Changes Over Time

Columbus Day Changes Over Time

People across the United States observed Columbus Day on October 12 with joy and skepticism. The media and citizens weigh in with their perspectives. Students will think about their perceptions of Columbus and Columbus Day. They will read the book ...

Grades: 10

Date: October 13, 2009

Subject: social studies

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