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What Should We Eat? The Vegetarian Debate (2003)

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This program challenges all eaters to make decisions about food. Should people eat lots of meat? Just a little? None at all? Are vegetarians on to something or just a fringe group afraid to eat a creature that looks cute? Is meat a key part of a healthy diet or does it contribute to cancer and heart disease? It’s easy to find extreme views on this subject, but what are the real issues?

Grade Level: 
Elementary
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Length: 
00:23
What Should We Eat? The Vegetarian Debate

Food: A Multicultural Feast (1998)

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One result of increased global trade and travel is that we all have multi-cultural stomachs. This video examines the multi-cultural origins of many foods and unearths a few surprises. Viewers learn chili isn't Mexican, spaghetti and meatballs is uniquely American, chop suey doesn't exist in China, and sauerkraut was a Chinese invention.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:20
Food: A Multicultural Feast

On Your Own: Independent Living Skills (2010)

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Help young adults jump out of the family nest with this practical six-part series! Quick and to the point, each video, focuses on a key area of independent living.

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Middle
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Length: 
02:30
On Your Own: Independent Living Skills

Super Size Me: An Educational Tool of Epic Portions (2004)

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Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock unravels the American obesity epidemic by interviewing experts nationwide and by subjecting himself to a "McDonald's only" diet for thirty days straight.

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Middle
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Length: 
01:40
Super Size Me: An Educational Tool of Epic Portions

Preparing Kids to Stay Safe at Home and in the Community (2003)

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This live-action program for children offers important safety tips and techniques for use inside and outside the home.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
01:30
Preparing Kids to Stay Safe at Home and in the Community

Let's Get Real (2003)

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Examines the problem of name-calling and bullying in schools today. In their own voices, students discuss racial differences, perceived sexual orientation, disabilities, sexual harassment, and more. The program educates audiences of all ages about why we can no longer accept name-calling and bullying as just a normal part of growing up.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:35
Let's Get Real

Bike Safety with Bill Nye the Science Guy (1993)

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Take a ride with Bill Nye and learn about the fascinating world of bicycle safety. From hand signals and rules of the road, to valuable tips from professional cyclists.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:16
Bike Safety with Bill Nye the Science Guy

Dealing With Feelings (2005)

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Everybody wants to be healthy. When you're healthy, you feel good - physically and emotionally! But good health doesn't just happen. "Health for Children" introduces young viewers to the importance of making good choices about health and wellness and gives practical advice about how to develop healthy habits and set personal health goals.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Dealing With Feelings

Personal Health & Hygiene (2005)

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Explores the importance of basic personal hygiene, including tooth brushing, bathing, and proper skin care. Students also learn about the benefits of getting plenty of sleep, good nutrition, and loads of physical activity.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Personal Health & Hygiene

Ghosts in the Hall: The Aftermath of Bullying (2004)

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Ghosts in the hall explores teen bullying and the impact of cruel labeling. It is the second episode in the unique Maple Ave Series, which focuses on the inner lives of teens and their families. Building on the promise of the series' award-wining pilot, Jenny's Reasons, this program probes the troubles psyche of one student who reaches the edge of violence.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Ghosts in the Hall: The Aftermath of Bullying

Bath Salts: The Deadly Facts

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Bath salts are the newest drug scourge to hit the US. They are currently available online, in gas stations and convenience stores across the nation. In the first few months of 2011, poison control centers nationwide reported a record-breaking increase in ER visits related to bath salts.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:19
Bath Salts: The Deadly Facts

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.

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

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

Como se curan los dinosaurios?

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The outrageous antics of these mischievous ailing dinosaurs will strike a cord and bring a smile to any child or grown-up who has ever sniffled, snuffled, coughed or ached.

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Primary
Length: 
00:08
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Life Style Diseases and How to Avoid Them

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The decisions teenagers make about diet, exercise, smoking, and alcohol have an immediate impact on their health. Teens assume they are too young to get cancer, diabetes, chronic lung diseases, or other lifestyle diseases. But, in fact, the choices teens make can damage their health now and in the future.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:18
Life Style Diseases and How to Avoid Them

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