Social Studies

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Players in Pigtails

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People thought Katie Casey was an unusual girl.  She didn’t keep her clothes pressed or her room clean.

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Primary
Elementary
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00:12
Players in Pigtails

Global Eating: Learning From Other Cultures (2003)

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What can we learn from other cultures about food and nutrition? Some countries share our love for food yet manage to avoid our epidemic of obesity. How do they do it? By studying how other cultures eat, we can gain some useful (and tasty) ideas to adapt to our own needs.

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Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:22
Global Eating: Learning From Other Cultures

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.

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

What's on Your Plate? (2009)

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What's On Your Plate? is a witty and provocative documentary about kids and food politics. Over the course of one year, the film follows two eleven-year-old multiracial city kids as they explore their place in the food chain.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
01:16
What's on Your Plate?

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.

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

Adopting Sustainable Food Practices

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This video segment adapted from United Tribes Technical College looks at how the traditional subsistence practices of indigenous people were once sustainable, unlike today's lifestyles. Most foods are now produced and transported using methods that can damage the environment and contribute to climate change.

Hot Jobs: Investigate Illness as a Clinical Laboratory Scientist | Science Matters

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How do you track a disease? How do you determine if a blood sample contains a virus or a bacteria that could make millions of people sick? What type of information would you need to know to stop a disease from spreading?  Watch this Science Matters video to learn more about Clinical Laboratory Science and see if being an “illness investigator” is the right career path for you.

Be Kind Online

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How do we act when we are on the Internet? Here are some good manners for when we are on the Internet. Use good words, not rude or bad words. Be patient with others. Sometimes others are beginners and are just learning how to use the Internet.

Meet the Helpers | Doctors are Helpers: Quick Look

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Helpers are part of every community. We can help children learn about important helpers in a calm and fun environment, so when an emergency strikes, they will understand who to look for and how to help.

Meet a Doctor. Learn more about how Doctors serve our community.

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Meet the Helpers | Firefighters are Helpers: Quick Look

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Helpers are part of every community. We can help children learn about important helpers in a calm and fun environment, so when an emergency strikes, they will understand who to look for and how to help.

Meet a Firefighter. Learn more about how Firefighters serve our community.

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National Fire Prevention Week | All About the Holidays

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Held during the week around October 9th, National Fire Prevention Week reminds Americans of the danger of fire and the importance of fire safety. Families can use it as a time to review their fire safety plan and learn more about properly using fire.

Meet the Helpers | Meteorologists are Helpers: Quick Look

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Help children learn about important community helpers in a calm and fun environment, so when an emergency strikes, they will understand who to look for and how to help.

Meet a Meteorologist. Learn more about how Meteorologists serve our community.

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Meet the Helpers | Paramedics are Helpers: Quick Look

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Helpers are part of every community. We can help children learn about important helpers in a calm and fun environment, so when an emergency strikes, they will understand who to look for and how to help.

Meet a Paramedic. Learn more about how Paramedics serve our community.

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Meet the Helpers | Teachers are Helpers: Quick Look

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Help children learn about important community helpers in a calm and fun environment, so when an emergency strikes, they will understand who to look for and how to help.

Meet a Teacher.  Learn more about how Teachers serve our community.

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What Is Personal Information?

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Personal information identifies who we are, where we live, and how family, friends and others can find us to talk to us or come over and visit us. Personal information can help us communicate with others, but we have to be careful with that information when on the computer.

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