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China: A Global Economic Power (2008)

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China is a global economic power.

Chapter 1: Hong Kong, Economic Catalyst 2 min.
Hong Kong is a key international center of commerce and finance. As a former colony of Great Britain until the offshore island was returned to Communist China in 1997, it is a linchpin for the booming economic growth within China and between China and the rest of the world.

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Middle
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00:13
China: A Global Economic Power

Tools in Science (2006)

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This DVD contains four 20-minute segments:

Grade Level: 
Middle
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01:20
Tools in Science

Finding the Perfect Job: How to Succeed in the Job Hunt

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Landing your perfect job takes organization, persistence, patience, and knowing how to sell your strengths to potential employers. This video follows teenager Bethany, as she experiences the highs and lows of her own real-life job search.

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Middle
High
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00:18
Finding the Perfect Job: How to Succeed in the Job Hunt

Drama Queens and Tough Guys: Helping Teens Handle Emotions

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Intense emotions are part of every teen’s life. Too often, however, these emotions spill over into “dramas” with groups of kids reacting to and escalating the impact of the drama.

Grade Level: 
Middle
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00:19
Drama Queens and Tough Guys: Helping Teens Handle Emotions

Developing Self-Confidence

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Do you know students who talk about themselves in negative ways? Avoid putting themselves in situations where others could judge them? Always make excuses? Don’t feel they have anything special to offer? Very often, these students lack self-confidence.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
00:18
Developing Self-Confidence

Advertising, the Media, and Your Health

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Today's teens are often labeled Generation M because of the extent that media saturates their lives. This program examines how different forms of media encourage young consumers to smoke more, drink more, eat more unhealthy foods, and take greater risks with sexual behavior.

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Middle
High
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00:19
Advertising, the Media, and Your Health

Huffing: The Latest Facts About Inhalant Abuse

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This gripping program shares unforgettable real stories of teens fighting their abuse of inhalants, as well as two families who lost children to inhalant abuse. One interview segment involves an Ohio police officer whose son died after a brief experiment with inhalants.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:20
Huffing: The Latest Facts About Inhalant Abuse

Help Your Young Teen Understand Bullying (2008)

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Research shows that a majority of young teens report having bullied someone or have been bullied. Many do both. Few know how to handle it.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
00:24
Help Your Young Teen Understand Bullying

Natural Resources (2007)

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This DVD contains 4 20-minute segments:

Earth's Natural Resources:

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
00:20
Natural Resources

Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?

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Known for his memorable signature at the bottom of the Declaration of Independence, the rest of John Hancock’s life is not as well known to many students and citizens.

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Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:30
Will You Sign Here, John Hancock?

Nutrition and You (2007)

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This DVD contains four 20-minute segments:

Nutrition Basics:

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
01:20
Nutrition and You

Reptiles (1994)

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Leapin’ lizards! It’s Bill Nye’s episode on reptiles.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Reptiles

Oceanography (Ocean Currents) (1994)

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Go with the flow of ocean currents with Bill Nye the Science Guy.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:21
Oceanography (Ocean Currents)

Amphibians (1996)

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Get ready for “toad-al” fun with Bill Nye and the “Amphibians” episode. Frogs, toads, salamanders, newts, and caecilians (worm-like animals that have backbones) are all amphibians, animals that spend part of their lives in water and part on land. Amphibians are slimy. Amphibians are cold-blooded that means their body temperature changes with the temperature outside.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Amphibians

Animal Locomotion (1995)

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Bill’s in the swim with the “Animal Locomotion” episode.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Animal Locomotion

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