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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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White House Takes on FOX News

White House Takes on FOX News

This video explores the recent criticism of the Fox News cable channel by the White House. Sources provide viewpoints debating whether or not the White House is advocating censorship, the implications of the executive branch of government singling o...

Grades: 12

Date: October 15, 2009

Subject: social studies

Where the Wild Things Are: Too Wild for Children?

Where the Wild Things Are: Too Wild for Children?

This video is a great place to start talking to the students about how books and movies are different. It tells how some books may be geared towards children, but also how a movie may not be on the same level as the book. ...

Grades: 6 7 8 9

Date: October 18, 2009

Subject: entertainment

Wall Street Bonuses Continue

Wall Street Bonuses Continue

This would be a great video to use as a lead in to discussions over government, debate, or current events. In the Newsy video, stocks continue to rise on Wall Street thanks to huge profits from big financial corporations. But it is how these big cor...

Grades: 10

Date: October 19, 2009

Subject: U.S.

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

The Future of Health Care Reform: What Happens Next?

The Future of Health Care Reform: What Happens Next?

The topic of this video and lesson addresses the health care reform bill currently being debated in both houses of the U.S. Congress....

Grades: 9

Date: October 20, 2009

Subject: social studies

Moscow to Ban Snow

Moscow to Ban Snow

This video is a great lead in to get students thinking and talking about their perspective on global warming, and weather modification (cloud seeding) in particular. The lesson plan is designed to be part of a unit on writing persuasive essays. Stu...

Grades: 8

Date: October 20, 2009

Subject: environment

Putting Immigration on the Back Burner

Putting Immigration on the Back Burner

This video would be an excellent stepping stone into a discussion pertaining to issues regarding immigration today. In American Cultures we discuss the massive immigration pattern that existed in the late 1800s and early 1900s and how newcomers disl...

Grades: 11

Date: October 21, 2009

Subject: U.S.

Zero Waste Catches on Worldwide

Zero Waste Catches on Worldwide

This video explores the concept of zero waste which means that all waste will either be recycled or composted. The video explores how some businesses in the United States as well as other communities are moving toward this greener way of living. At...

Grades: 1

Date: October 21, 2009

Subject: environment

Zero Waste Catches on Worldwide

Zero Waste Catches on Worldwide

This video makes a great lead in to discussions about Zero Waste. The desert city of Abu Dhabi is pushing to a new extent for 'going green.' It's a recycling strategy called "zero waste," and it's been catching on in the UK, Japan, and now, its effor...

Grades: 5

Date: October 21, 2009

Subject: environment

Hard Talk on Soft Drinks

Hard Talk on Soft Drinks

This video examines a new proposition that would levy a tax on sugary soft drinks as a way to pay for part of a new health care plan. It covers both the political side of imposing such a tax as well as the health implications of sugary drinks and the...

Grades: 11 12

Date: October 23, 2009

Subject: health

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