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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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Computers and Your Health

Computers and Your Health

This lesson plan explores the physical risks of being around computers. Such as tripping over cables or dropping heavy components. It does NOT deal with websites that are not safe for children....

Grades: 3

Date: June 10, 2009

Subject: technology

New Hope for Saving Eyesight

New Hope for Saving Eyesight

This lesson looks at a new medical advance in which medical researchers at the University of New South Wales have been able to restore sight to sufferers of blinding corneal disease by using the patient's own stem cells cultured on a simple contact l...

Grades: 9

Date: June 08, 2009

Subject: technology

AT&T Crashes iPhone Party

AT&T Crashes iPhone Party

This lesson deals with the introduction of the new Apple iPhone 3GS. This device is developed and sold through AT&T and Apple. You can find background information on the Apple iPhone at www.apple.com/iPhone. Before you use this lesson, you may want...

Grades: 9 10 11 12

Date: June 09, 2009

Subject: technology

Searching How to Search

Searching How to Search

This lesson describes the competition for the search engine market between Wolfram Alpha, Google, Yahoo, and Microsoft. It mentions the new search engine developed by Microsoft called Kumo (which is now called Bing) and discusses updates made to Goog...

Grades: 11

Date: May 22, 2009

Subject: technology

Searching How to Search

Searching How to Search

This lesson is a way to introduce using search engines on the web to find information. It focuses on different search engines and how easily they can be used. The search engines discussed in this lesson are Google, Kumo (now called Bing), and Wolfr...

Grades: 6 7

Date: May 22, 2009

Subject: technology

Finding the Right Path in Afghanistan

Finding the Right Path in Afghanistan

This would be a great video to use as a lead in to classroom discussions or debate over government or current events. Discussion on whether the U.S. should send more troops to Afghanistan, as suggested by Gen. Stanley McChrystal, is heating up, as t...

Grades: 9 10 11 12

Date: September 22, 2009

Subject: technology

New Hope for Saving Eyesight

New Hope for Saving Eyesight

This lesson talks about a new procedure that can possibly restore eyesight using adult stem cells. It is important to understand what stem cells are and how they are used to aid in regrowth and repair. View "http://stemcells.nih.gov /info/basics/":h...

Grades: 5

Date: June 08, 2009

Subject: technology

Public Privacy

Public Privacy

This video examines a policy by a Montana town that required job applicant to provide their Facebook usernames and passwords. After much backlash, they have placed the policy on hold pending further investigation. It opens up the question of how mu...

Grades: 11

Date: June 23, 2009

Subject: technology

Is E-mail Dying?

Is E-mail Dying?

This video provides a great introduction into our e-mail/internet safety unit and promotes discussing the pros/cons of social networking sites for 6th graders. Students will evaluate which method is the best way to communicate with family and friends...

Grades: 6

Date: October 25, 2009

Subject: technology

The Evolution of Textbooks

The Evolution of Textbooks

This video just touches the surface of questions regarding the changing times with respect to electronic textbooks. It would be a great lead in for students to gather data which is directly meaningful to them, analyze the data gathered, and then dra...

Grades: 11 12

Date: November 11, 2009

Subject: technology

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