Health/Phys. Ed.

Cápsula Educativa del Proyecto RIE:"EDUCA"

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La cápsula “Educa” presenta la historia de éxito de Xavier Rivera Arroyo un joven con la condición de perlesía cerebral. Con dedicación y esfuerzo, Xavier logró completar su bachillerato y maestría en Justicia Criminal de la Universidad del Este, siendo la educación clave para lograr su inclusión.

Ilena Rodriguez: "I'm Asking You To Swim"

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Ileana Rodriguez remembers two teachers who made a difference: the high school coach who saw she was an athlete, and the Paralympics coach who pushed her to top-level competition, in this video from Medal Quest.

Clip 3: Phud Phads | In Defense of Food

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Learn how the discovery of vitamins, while a major scientific achievement, also became a way for the food marketers to convince the public about the next “magic bullet” for optimal health, a trend that continues today. Our confusion about what to eat to be healthy and the food industry’s response has deep historical roots. For instance, while we now think protein is great, at the turn of the century it was demonized, leading to the invention of breakfast cereal. From vitamin donuts to Wonder Bread to today’s gluten-free products, food companies have always been eager to sell products that seem to solve the

Reports Reveal Coca-Cola Funded Pediatric Association and Child Obesity Research

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Learn why the American Academy of Pediatrics severed its ties with Coca-Cola with this video and educational resources from PBS NewsHour from September 30, 2015.

What Does a Secret Weigh? | Braincraft

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The honest truth about keeping secrets.

Health

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Students are asked to explain how advances in technology have affected people's health. Science Now! video writing prompts are tools for educators and students to use in the classroom to encourage creative writing. The topics covered in these clips are a variety of science related information bits that challenge a student to interpret what they see. Presented by WLVT PBS 39 and PSEA.

Why Does Height Matter in Sports? | Physics Girl

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Some sports attract tall athletes and some are dominated by athletes with a shorter stature. The study of allometry investigates how strength scales with height. According to science, what are the reasons that certain sports attract tall or short athletes?

Advertising Cigarettes | Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies

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The theory of chemical carcinogenesis, and the link between tobacco consumption and disease, was unknown for a large part of the 20th Century. Advertisements for tobacco skyrocketed after World War I, resulting in an unprecedented increase in lung cancer.

How Exercise Can Improve Your Memory | BrainCraft

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In this episode, we look at the health benefits to your brain of doing regular exercise.

In Search for Healthier Food: Scientists Get More Salt Taste from Less Salt

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Learn how researchers are devising healthier foods with this video and educational materials from PBS NewsHour from October 14, 2014.

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