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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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Climate Change and Sandy: Are the Two Connected?

Climate Change and Sandy: Are the Two Connected?

This Newsy story is about Hurricane Sandy and whether or not it is related to climate change. The story can serve as a springboard for discussion on whether storms like Sandy are the results of human-induced climate change with students researching,...

Grades: 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Date: October 30, 2012

Subject: environment

Cuban Missile Crisis: 50 Years Later

Cuban Missile Crisis: 50 Years Later

This video serves as the starting point for a discussion about the Cuban Missile Crisis, and the similar threats of rogue nations (such as Iran) as they strive to develop nuclear weapon capabilities. Students should have a basic idea of the events s...

Grades: 9 10 11 12

Date: October 15, 2012

Subject: world

Stem Cell Researchers Win Nobel Prize

Stem Cell Researchers Win Nobel Prize

This video serves as the starting point to a discussion on the ethics, benefits, and future of stem cell research. This lesson can be completed in one 50 minute class period. Time periods are given as an approximation, however, care should be given ...

Grades: 11 12

Date: October 08, 2012

Subject: science

New York Becomes First City To Ban Large Sodas

New York Becomes First City To Ban Large Sodas

This video is a great starting point for a student debate. It discusses the ban on large sodas in certain establishments in New York City and shares some opinions in favor of the ban and some opposing the ban. ...

Grades: 11 12

Date: September 13, 2012

Subject: health

Could the iPhone 5 really Boost US GDP?

Could the iPhone 5 really Boost US GDP?

The video is a great way to introduce students to Gross Domestic Product. It also initiates discussion on what affects the GDP. Please remember this video does not explain what GDP so it should only be used as a discussion piece. ...

Grades: 10 11 12

Date: September 11, 2012

Subject: U.S.

Dad Shoots Daughters Laptop Over Facebook Post

Dad Shoots Daughters Laptop Over Facebook Post

This video is a great way to spark a class discussion about social media. It will also shed light on being careful about what you write on the internet. ...

Grades: 9

Date: February 12, 2012

Subject: technology

Facebook, Washington State Sue 'Like-Jackers'

Facebook, Washington State Sue 'Like-Jackers'

This video serves as a starting point for a persuasive essay that students will write on the topic. They will be required to establish ethos, logos and pathos as well as use three persuasive techniques from the attached handout. This lesson will tak...

Grades: 9 10 11 12

Date: January 28, 2012

Subject: business

New Development For Invisibility Cloak

New Development For Invisibility Cloak

This video will provide a great discussion topic for middle school level students. It gives opportunity for students to learn new vocabulary, practice speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. It is not meant to be a science lesson, but inst...

Grades: 7 8

Date: January 28, 2012

Subject: writing

New Hampshire Law Lets Parents Pick Kids' Curriculum

New Hampshire Law Lets Parents Pick Kids' Curriculum

This video talks about the controversy of allowing parents to have a 'say' in what sort of curriculum their children are exposed to. It talks about the controversy of giving parents more control of their students. There is also discussion of how te...

Grades: 12

Date: January 26, 2012

Subject: U.S.

School Meals Changes Aimed to Fight Childhood Obesity

School Meals Changes Aimed to Fight Childhood Obesity

The School Meals video discusses the new changes to school menus, effective in the fall of 2012. New menus include more whole wheat pasta and bread and more fruit and vegetables. Michelle Obama is actively involved in working with the FDA to make t...

Grades: 10 11 12

Date: January 26, 2012

Subject: health

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