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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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Healthier School Meals Aim to Fight Obesity in Children

Healthier School Meals Aim to Fight Obesity in Children

This video is an excellent learning tool to use when teaching a lesson on healthy eating habits or nutrition. Since the students are going to be directly impacted by the new changes in their school lunches, it should lead to some interesting ideas a...

Grades: 4

Date: January 26, 2012

Subject: health

Strongest Solar Storm Since 2005 Headed to Earth

Strongest Solar Storm Since 2005 Headed to Earth

This video makes a great attention grabber for introducing and discussing solar system interactions and solar flares/storms specifically. This video provides basic information, a few media images, but it does require significant class discussion and...

Grades: 5

Date: January 23, 2012

Subject: science

Apple Textbooks

Apple Textbooks

The debate over electronic books has surfaced in recent years with the introduction of the Nook and Kindle. Now students can authenticate this debate into a persuasive writing lesson. After watching this video and researching information on the subje...

Grades: 7 8

Date: January 23, 2012

Subject: writing

Bird Flu Research

Bird Flu Research

This video will be shown after students understand the concept of a pandemic. This would be a good time to discuss the advances of medicine that have happened in the last 50 years....

Grades: 11 12

Date: January 21, 2012

Subject: health

Should We Use Earth Time or Manmade Time?

Should We Use Earth Time or Manmade Time?

This video could be used for either math activities about figuring time, social studies activities about nature vs. technology or politics, or science activities about how time is measured. It is great for integrating or combining subject areas. Th...

Grades: 4

Date: January 20, 2012

Subject: science

FDA: Eat Less, Weigh Less

FDA: Eat Less, Weigh Less

This video details information about the latest updates to the FDA food pyramid. The emphasis is not only on eating healthy foods, but eating appropriate portions. The emphasis on healthy eating and portion sizes will give students a breaking news st...

Grades: 1

Date: February 02, 2011

Subject: health

Hulu to Create Online Cable Service?

Hulu to Create Online Cable Service?

This video will be used to spark conversation and study in Media & Culture about how the internet and services like Hulu and Netflix have changed the way that we receive information and entertainment. The video brings up the debate between network s...

Grades: 11 12

Date: January 29, 2011

Subject: entertainment

Fears NBC / Comcast Merger Could Affect News Division

Fears NBC / Comcast Merger Could Affect News Division

This video suggests that the reporting practices of the NBC news department may change as a consequence of the NBC / Comcast merger. It discusses the programming choices, financial reasons for such choices, and that Comcast might make to maximize it...

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Date: January 28, 2011

Subject: economy

Obama: This is Our Generation's "Sputnik" Moment

Obama: This is Our Generation's "Sputnik" Moment

This video captures a few moments of President Barack Obama's State of the Union speech on January 25, 2011. In it he calls on all Americans to rise to the occasion and use this moment to redefine the American economic landscape. It provides an exc...

Grades: 12

Date: January 26, 2011

Subject: U.S.

Study: Kids Master Technology Before Basic Life Skills

Study: Kids Master Technology Before Basic Life Skills

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Grades: 1

Date: January 24, 2011

Subject: social studies

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