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Cocaine & Crack (2004)

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This informative series empowers teenagers to make responsible decisions by providing them with honest and realistic information and an accessible scientific foundation upon which to base them. Students get an in-depth look at the most prominent drugs and teen health issues of the day, as well as an understanding of the history of the drugs that currently populate the nation's landscape.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Cocaine & Crack

Club Drugs (2004)

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This informative series empowers teenagers to make responsible decisions by providing them with honest and realistic information and an accessible scientific foundation upon which to base them. Students get an in-depth look at the most prominent drugs and teen health issues of the day, as well as an understanding of the history of the drugs that currently populate the nation's landscape.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Club Drugs

Inhalants (2004)

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It's tragic, but true: Sniffing readily-available household products kills. "Inhalants" explains the dangers of breathing in toxic substances with animations and graphics that illustrate what happens to the brain and body when it is exposed to poisons.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Inhalants

Marijuana (2004)

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Explores the physical consequences of abuse as well as the controversy surrounding its medicinal uses. Animations give viewers an in-depth look at the short- and long-term impact that marijuana has on the brain. Interviews with users and experts explain the crippling effect that marijuana can have on the motivation, memory and future of even the most casual user.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Marijuana

Alcohol: Teenage Drinking (2004)

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Advertising portrays alcohol consumption as fun, relaxing, romantic, exciting and adventurous. Yet, alcohol is the most abused drug in the world, and one that is often abused by teens with tragic consequences. In this program, students will get the facts on how alcohol affects the brain and body, with vivid animations explaining how drinking impairs motor skills and judgment.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Alcohol: Teenage Drinking

Methamphetamine & Other Stimulants (2004)

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What are stimulants? Where do drugs like methamphetamine come from? And what happens to the body and mind of someone who abuses them? This compelling video answers these questions and more with first-person accounts from young addicts and leading experts. Students get an in-depth look at the effects stimulants have on the body, while examining the deadly consequences of methamphetamine use.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Methamphetamine & Other Stimulants

Heroin & Other Opiates (2004)

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This informative series empowers teenagers to make responsible decisions by providing them with honest and realistic information and an accessible scientific foundation upon which to base them. Students get an in-depth look at the most prominent drugs and teen health issues of the day, as well as an understanding of the history of the drugs that currently populate the nation's landscape.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Heroin & Other Opiates

The Digestive and Excretory System (2002)

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This colorful video uses graphic sequences to illustrate the journey of a pizza slice as it travels through the human body. Each major organ of the digestive and excretory systems is profiled and shown in action. In addition, the program explains how the body uses fats, carbohydrates, proteins and other nutrients.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:15
The Digestive and Excretory System

The Respiratory and Circulatory System (2002)

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In this informative program, students explore two key body systems: the respiratory and circulatory systems. Beginning with the respiratory system, the complex process of breathing is explored.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:15
The Respiratory and Circulatory System

The Brain and Nervous System (2002)

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From sipping hot chocolate to remembering a phone number, this creative video shows how everyday situations are controlled by the brain and nervous system. Various organs and components of both the central nervous system and the peripheral nervous system are explored.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:15
The Brain and Nervous System

The Skeletal and Muscular Systems (2002)

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This program explores the characteristics and functions of the bones and joints in the human skeletal system. How the muscles, tendons, and ligaments work in conjunction with the skeletal system to provide movement for the body is shown through the use of live action demonstrations and animated sequences.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:15
The Skeletal and Muscular Systems

My Pyramid: Choosing Nutritious Food and Healthy Activities (2007)

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What is Food? Drawing on prior knowledge our young nutritionist leads kids on an exploration of nutritious foods, healthy activities and appropriate serving sizes. They'll learn to classify and compare foods by nutritional value and food group. Students will prepare attractive examples of healthy meals and snacks and practice making healthy choices when eating out!

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
00:21
My Pyramid: Choosing Nutritious Food and Healthy Activities

Overweight in America: Why Are We Getting So Fat?

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Huge portion sizes, fat-filled diets, too much TV/video games and not enough exercise are common choices for a growing number of today’s teens. This timely program helps teens understand the serious health hazards of obesity and explores options for healthier eating and exercise. Program visits the Yale Bright Bodies clinic where teens and parents are learning how to change their lifestyles.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:20
Overweight in America: Why Are We Getting So Fat?

I Should Have Waited

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Under constant pressure from peers and the media, one of the biggest decisions a teen has to make is whether or not to have sex. Without preaching, this program presents arguments against having sex too early. In drama format, follow Lisa through her first day of high school where she is shocked to find that sex is everyone’s main concern.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:20
I Should Have Waited

Helping Your Young Teen Succeed in Middle School

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Parents and middle schoolers face a challenging task together—navigating the new pressures kids face as they tackle the academics and social transitions of middle school.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
00:25
Helping Your Young Teen Succeed in Middle School

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