Family/Consumer Science

Bread Comes to Life: A Garden of Wheat and a Loaf to Eat (2003)

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Bread Where does it come from? How is it made?

Come watch a baker turn a homegrown crop of wheat into a homemade loaf to eat. Then see it all happen again at a big farm, a giant mill, and a full-scale commercial bakery.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:22
Bread Comes to Life: A Garden of Wheat and a Loaf to Eat

Vegucated (2010)

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Three People. Six Weeks. One Challenge.

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Middle
High
Length: 
01:17
Vegucated

Tales for Very Picky Eaters

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Copies: 7

A father tells outlandish stories while trying to get his young son, who is a very picky eater, to eat foods he thinks he will not like.

Lexile: 
AD500L
Tales for Very Picky Eaters

This is Daniel Cook: Creating - Food (2004)

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The five 6 minute segments in Creating Food are:
1) THIS IS DANIEL COOK MAKING CHOCOLATE - Daniel is let loose in a chocolate shop! He learns how to mix different ingredients for different chocolate flavors.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:30
This is Daniel Cook: Creating - Food

Stash That Cash: Budgeting (Saving and Investing for Teens) (2006)

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A teen with a job faces all kinds of decisions about how to use that paycheck: go out to dinner or save for a car? A new iPod or college tuition? Spring break at the beach or a long-term investment? Program introduces the concepts of money management and financial planning for the future in a fun, easy-to-understand manner.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:21
Stash That Cash: Budgeting (Saving and Investing for Teens)

Connect the Dots: How School Skills Become Work Skills (2006)

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Students often ask why they need to learn things that seem irrelevant to their futures in the workplace. This program helps answer that question by exploring the connection between what one learns in school and what employees do at work.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:16
Connect the Dots: How School Skills Become Work Skills

Mommy, Daddy, Wait for Me: The Struggles of Teen Parents

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The daunting reality of unprepared teens facing the task of becoming parents—while they are still children themselves—is thoughtfully explored in this powerful video. Teen parenthood affects everyone: the teens themselves, their families, as well as our schools, healthcare networks and beyond.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:24
Mommy, Daddy, Wait for Me: The Struggles of Teen Parents

MyPlate and You: Learning about Nutrition, Health and Exercise

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This fast-paced and entertaining program conforms with the newest USDA Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released in January, 2011. Viewers learn about MyPlate, the latest visual representation of what—and how much—we should eat at one sitting.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
00:16
MyPlate and You: Learning about Nutrition, Health and Exercise

My Plate, My Health: The Newest Dietary Guidelines

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The number of overweight and obese kids continues to grow at a startling rate. In response to this epidemic, the US government has issued a new set of Dietary Guidelines for Americans (released in January 2011) as well as a brand-new visual icon, MyPlate, which replaces the old MyPyramid.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
My Plate, My Health: The Newest Dietary Guidelines

I Stink!

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Ever wonder what it's like to be a garbage truck? Lie through a night in the life of a New York City garbage truck in this raucous and stinky video.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:09
I Stink!

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