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Essential Nutrition (2010)

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This video program helps students understand why the body needs a wide range of nutrients to maintain itself. Nutrient types are illustrated through common examples of food. Special emphasis is placed on healthy eating habits.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Essential Nutrition

Addicted to Plastic (2007)

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Reveals the history and worldwide scope of plastics pollution, investigates its toxicity and explores solutions. From styrofoam cups to artificial organs, plastics are perhaps the most ubiquitous and versatile material ever invented. No invention in the past 100 years has had more influence and presence than synthetics. But such progress has had a cost.

Grade Level: 
High
Professional
Length: 
01:25
Addicted to Plastic

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

Nutrition (1995)

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Bill likes to be active, a lean, mean, nutrition machine. Find out about his eating habits in this episode of Bill Nye the Science Guy.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:23
Nutrition

Deconstructing Supper (2002)

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Documentary film that looks at the way modern food is produced through genetic modification and through organic farming in Canada, Europe, India, and United States. A gourmet chef, John Bishop, leads us on an investigation of various genetically modified food products and the leader in genetic engineering, Monsanto

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:48
Deconstructing Supper

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

Eggs 101: A Video Project (2008)

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Exquisitely simple, yet enormously complex, the egg is one of nature's marvels. This Video Field Trip, produced by PBS39, explains modern egg production, from the development of the egg within the hen, through the packing of washed, sized and graded eggs for sale. The film is suitable for agriculture, family and consumer sciences, economics and science programs as well as other classes.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
00:28
Eggs 101: A Video Project

Digital Commons Network

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The Digital Commons Network brings together free, full-text scholarly articles from hundreds of universities and colleges worldwide. Curated by university librarians and their supporting institutions, the Network includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work.

Breakout Edu Kit

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The Breakout EDU kit includes everything you need to play over 350 games created for the classroom environment. The kit includes access to the new BreakoutEdu Platform to be used while using the kit.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Middle
High
Professional
Content Area: 
ELA
Math
Social Studies
Science
Fine Arts
Health/Phys. Ed.
LOTE
Computer Science
Special Education
Family/Consumer Science
Business/Technology
ELL
Library
Other
Play Time: 
30 min.
Breakout Edu Kit

CO2

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In the 1970s, the governments of the world faced unprecedented demand for energy, and polluting power plants were built everywhere in order to meet that demand. Year after year, the pollution they generate increases, and nobody has done anything to reduce it.

Grade Level: 
High
Content Area: 
Science
Family/Consumer Science
Play Time: 
90 min.
CO2

ReadyFor Breakout Edu Kit

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The Breakout EDU kit includes everything you need to play over 350 games created for the classroom environment. The kit includes access to the new BreakoutEdu Platform to be used while using the kit.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Middle
High
Professional
Content Area: 
ELA
Math
Social Studies
Science
Fine Arts
LOTE
Computer Science
Special Education
Family/Consumer Science
Business/Technology
Library
Other
Play Time: 
30 min.
ReadyFor Breakout Edu Kit