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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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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

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

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

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

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

Adam Lanza Couldn't Feel Pain: Mental Health Theories

Adam Lanza Couldn't Feel Pain: Mental Health Theories

This video serves as a starting point for a discussion about the stigmatizing effects of reports of violent incidents on persons who suffer from mental illnesses and other disorders. From there, students can engage in general discussions about aspect...

Grades: 9 10 11 12

Date: December 17, 2012

Subject: health

Number of China Bird Flu Infections Reaches 51

Number of China Bird Flu Infections Reaches 51

This Newsy video serves as the starting point for discussions on: viruses, avian/bird flu, pandemics in history, pandemic preparedness, and flu treatment. The group work/discussion portion of the lesson was adapted from the PBS NewsHour lesson plan "...

Grades: 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12

Date: April 14, 2013

Subject: health

Cycling Antibiotics Could Fight Resistant Bacteria

Cycling Antibiotics Could Fight Resistant Bacteria

This Newsy.com video can serve as the starting point to discussions on antibiotic resistant bacteria and evolutionary theory, the history of antibiotic treatments, and other health-related topics. The lesson can be completed in one 50-minute class p...

Grades: 10 11 12

Date: September 26, 2013

Subject: health

General Mills Announces No More GMOs In Original Cheerios

General Mills Announces No More GMOs In Original Cheerios

This Newsy.com video can serve as the springboard to a classroom debate/discussion on GMOs in our food supply, the science behind GMOs, and the history of GMOs. This lesson can be completed in one 50-minute class period. ...

Grades: 6 7 8

Date: January 03, 2014

Subject: health

Divorce Insurance on the Rise

Divorce Insurance on the Rise

This video is a good lead into the Marriage and Divorce Lessons. It also ties to the needs of insurance. The video provides different opinions about this newer type of insurance from multiple sources. It is merely a video about protecting the possi...

Grades: 11 12

Date: October 19, 2010

Subject: legal

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