Health/Phys. Ed.

Health/Phys. Ed. (X) - High (X)

Maintaining a Healthy Body (2010)

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Maintaining a healthy body is a fundamental part of leading a fulfilling, successful life. This video program highlights many of the basic things everyone can do to maintain a safe and healthy lifestyle.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Maintaining a Healthy Body

Investigating the Immune System (2010)

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This video explores the wide range of defense mechanisms the body calls upon to fight foreign invaders in an effort to maintain health. Immune responses, diseases, and care of the immune system are some of the topics addressed.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Investigating the Immune System

Reproduction and Development (2010)

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The amazing biological processes of reproduction and development are illustrated in this fast-paced video. Easy-to-understand diagrams, animations, and video footage explain the steps of the life cycle beginning at fertilization.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Reproduction and Development

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

Speed Kills: Preventing Teen Driving Fatalities

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To the inexperienced driver, speeding and thoughtlessness are potentially as dangerous as drinking and driving. Every year, thousands of teens die in traffic accidents—often as a result of the teenage driver’s excessive speed, lack of experience or inattention.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
00:16
Speed Kills: Preventing Teen Driving Fatalities

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
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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
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00:20
Huffing: The Latest Facts About Inhalant Abuse

Antibiotics (2005)

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Perfect for high school science and social studies classes, this 13-part series includes interviews with leading experts and shows students how to analyze facts before forming opinions.

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00:24
Antibiotics

Body Image: Extreme Measures (2004)

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In a country obsessed with the perfect body, the pressure starts early. Once just thought to be an issue for adolescent girls, the desire to have a beautiful body is affecting kids as young as seven, and has even moved to boy's locker rooms across the country. This program explores the harmful consequences.

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Middle
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Length: 
00:30
Body Image: Extreme Measures

Teenage Depression & Suicide (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.

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Middle
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Length: 
00:23
Teenage Depression & Suicide

Steroids (2004)

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Examines the use of illegal anabolic steroids and steroidal supplements, profiling case studies that provide a comprehensive overview of the detrimental effects these drugs can have. Vivid animations and expert testimony shed light on what is happening to the mind and body of a steroid user.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Steroids

Hallucinogens (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.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Hallucinogens

Alcohol & Alcoholism (2004)

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Viewers learn about the dangers of alcohol abuse and the signs and symptoms of alcohol dependence, while the many factors involved in the disease of alcoholism are highlighted. Whether it is beer, wine or liquor, alcoholic beverages all belong to a class of drugs known as depressants and use can lead to dependence and addiction.

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Middle
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Length: 
00:23
Alcohol & Alcoholism

Tranquilizers & Other Depressants (2004)

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Introduces students to the history of drugs like barbiturates, benzodiazepines and other substances known as "date rape drugs." Compelling animations explain the effects they have on the chemistry of the brain and the body.

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Middle
High
Length: 
00:23
Tranquilizers & Other Depressants

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

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