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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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Hard Talk on Soft Drinks

Hard Talk on Soft Drinks

This video introduces the concept of a tax on soda and other sugary drinks. One point of view is that this tax will raise billions of dollars to fund health care and reduce obesity. The other side of the argument is that soda is only a small area whe...

Grades: 9 10

Date: September 20, 2009

Subject: health

Pandemic or Pandemonium?

Pandemic or Pandemonium?

This is a lesson on the H1N1 virus. This lesson is applicable for students K-12. I would primarily use this lesson for grades 9-12. With the recent escalation of the WHO warning level and declaration of pandemic many students are confused and frig...

Grades: 10

Date: June 12, 2009

Subject: health

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

The Indestructible Happy Meal

The Indestructible Happy Meal

Teacher Information: This video provides a good lead-in to a discussion on the fast food industry and health in general. There is another timely video that will also be shown: http://www.newsy.com/videos/americans-still-not-eating-enough-veggies/. ...

Grades: 6 7 8

Date: October 16, 2010

Subject: health

The Indestructible Happy Meal

The Indestructible Happy Meal

This video would be a great attention grabber for a unit on healthy eating habits and nutrition. I would specifically use this video to start a lesson on the food pyramid....

Grades: 8

Date: October 16, 2010

Subject: health

One in Three Americans Could Have Diabetes by 2050

One in Three Americans Could Have Diabetes by 2050

This will video will be a great discussion starter for our healthy lifestyles unit. It discusses different causes of diabetes and suggests what might be done to prevent the disease as well as bringing up related political and economic issues....

Grades: 11

Date: October 25, 2010

Subject: health

The Indestructible Happy Meal

The Indestructible Happy Meal

A McDonald's Happy Meal just turned six months old after sitting uncovered on a shelf since April, and isn't showing any signs of decomposition. Teacher should be aware of McDonald's, happy meals, and the process of decomposition. ...

Grades: 7 8

Date: October 16, 2010

Subject: health

Whooping Cough Cases on the Rise

Whooping Cough Cases on the Rise

This video discusses the rise in whooping cough cases in recent years. It also discusses the danger of the disease and how it is potentially deadly. The video also discusses the importance of vaccination as it relates to the spread of a disease. ...

Grades: 7 8

Date: October 28, 2010

Subject: health

Study Recommends Cholesterol Screening for All Children

Study Recommends Cholesterol Screening for All Children

This is an excellent video to address several topics such as childhood obesity, healthy eating habits, the effects of high cholesterol, the general inactivity of many children today, family health history and genetics. It does not lecture children o...

Grades: 5 6

Date: July 13, 2010

Subject: health

Happy Meal Toys Deceptive?

Happy Meal Toys Deceptive?

This video is a great lead into a lesson on nutrition. Because McDonald's is an icon of American culture, it provides a source of prior knowledge to get children interested in the subject of nutrition. This is not a lesson to get children to comple...

Grades: 1

Date: June 23, 2010

Subject: health

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