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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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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

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

Google's 'Robocars' Drive Hands-Free

Google's 'Robocars' Drive Hands-Free

The video, Google's 'Robocars" Drives Hands-Free, discusses cars developed by Google that are able to drive without the assistance of a driver. The video can be used to introduce students to the topic of robotics. In addition, the concept of adding a...

Grades: 4

Date: October 11, 2010

Subject: technology

New Massive Star Discovered?

New Massive Star Discovered?

This videos is can stimulate class discussion about the life cycles of stars in physical science. It can also be used to enhance discussion about nuclear reactions in chemistry. The remaining portions of this lesson plan will concentrate on the lif...

Grades: 9 10 11 12

Date: July 22, 2010

Subject: science

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

Schools Move to Ban Kid Craze Silly Bandz

Schools Move to Ban Kid Craze Silly Bandz

This video makes a great lead in to Persuasive Writing. The video presents a relevant topic that the students can easily relate to and have an opinion about. Chances are many of the students in class will be wearing at least one Silly Bandz at the...

Grades: 3 4 5

Date: June 03, 2010

Subject: writing

Schools Move to Ban Kid Craze Silly Bandz

Schools Move to Ban Kid Craze Silly Bandz

This video makes a great lead in to Persuasive Writing. The video presents a relevant topic that the students can easily relate to and have an opinion about. Chances are many of the students in class will be wearing at least one Silly Bandz at the...

Grades: 3 4 5

Date: June 03, 2010

Subject: U.S.

Garbage Island Found in Atlantic Ocean

Garbage Island Found in Atlantic Ocean

This video can be used as a lead into a unit about the environment and recycling or it can be used to reinforce the importance of recycling once the unit has gotten off the ground. I will be using it in the middle of the unit emphasizing recycling. ...

Grades: 5 6

Date: April 19, 2010

Subject: environment

Dealing with the Global Water Crisis

Dealing with the Global Water Crisis

This video is an introduction to the global water crisis. There are several facts about how lack of access to clean water causes death and disease in different parts of the world. They list some ideas for solutions but do not explain what they mean o...

Grades: 4

Date: March 24, 2010

Subject: science

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