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Great Times in All Kinds of Weather (2006)

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This series features Emily, a dynamic, six year old host, who leads children and adults alike through a new era of discovery utilizing her unique perspective. Using this natural, unscripted format, Emily investigates the world through her own candid comments and questions engaging everyone she meets. The result is an extraordinary show that entertains and teaches.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Length: 
0:30
Great Times in All Kinds of Weather

Social Skills for Life: Managing Strong Emotions (2009)

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Using a fast-paced, entertaining blend of short dramatic situations and animated cartoons, the program helps students deal with strong emotions. Students see how the brain goes into "reptilian" mode when emotions run high. They learn to identify their own emotional triggers and recognize their unique patterns of responding to those triggers, both physically and emotionally.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:20
Social Skills for Life: Managing Strong Emotions

The Five Essential Habits of Healthy Teens (2009)

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All teens will benefit from learning these five “essential habits” based on recent wellness studies from top-ranking universities. Viewers follow Dr.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:22
The Five Essential Habits of Healthy Teens

Teen Depression: Signs, Symptoms, and Getting Help (2009)

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This program, targeted at teenage viewers, emphasizes the message that depression is a medical illness, not a sign of weakness or a flaw in character. Real teens from diverse backgrounds talk about their struggles with depression and their strategies for recovery.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:19
Teen Depression: Signs, Symptoms, and Getting Help

Straight Talk: The Truth About STDs (2009)

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STDs are a big problem for teens. This total curriculum package teaches teens that STDs are still here and still dangerous. Using a health clinic setting, teens present “peer to peer” information on the six most common STDs today: HPV (genital warts), Chlamydia, HIV, Gonorrhea, Herpes and Hepatitis B.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:20
Straight Talk: The Truth About STDs

Am I Normal?: Teens and Emotional Health (2009)

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Today’s students face an enormous range of emotional issues—worries about academic performance, anxiety about how peers view them, problems with parents and teachers, concern over physical appearance, and much more.

Grade Level: 
Middle
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0:22
Am I Normal?: Teens and Emotional Health

Nobody's Perfect: Learning Self-Acceptance (2009)

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Caught up trying to fit in and please others, students often engage in harsh self-judgment and self-blame that can negatively affect their health, school work, behavior and happiness. Using creative visual imagery, as well as listening to and learning from real middle-school students, program models the path to self-acceptance.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:23
Nobody's Perfect: Learning Self-Acceptance

Drugged Driving: The Road to Disaster (2009)

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Intoxicated teen drivers are responsible for 18% of motor vehicle deaths each year. Alcohol abuse is a major factor, but teen drivers' abuse of over-the-counter drugs, prescription drugs and marijuana is rising at an alarming rate. Teens are driving impaired and putting their lives and the lives of others at grave risk.

Grade Level: 
Middle
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0:26
Drugged Driving: The Road to Disaster

Diabetes: Why Many Teens are at Risk (2009)

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As a direct result of poor diet, sedentary lifestyle, and obesity, Type 2 diabetes has become a serious health risk for many teens.

Grade Level: 
Middle
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0:16
Diabetes: Why Many Teens are at Risk

Describing Matter and its Properties (2009)

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Matter is everywhere around us. This colorful video uses everyday examples to illustrate how matter is described, observed, and measured. Additional concepts and terminology: mass, weight, volume, density, hardness, texture, shape, flammability, size, and physical and chemical properties of matter.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Describing Matter and its Properties

Plant Growth, Development, and Response (2010)

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From fertilization, to germination, to growth, to death, this video explores the life cycles of plants. The means by which plants respond to their environment is also highlighted. Specific attention is paid to development of seeds and the means by which plants grow and mature.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
0:20
Plant Growth, Development, and Response

Rocks (2008)

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This program introduces students to the general characteristics of rocks and discusses the components of rock classification. On-location footage from throughout North America vividly depicts characteristics and origins of the three major rock types: igneous rocks, sedimentary rocks, and metamorphic rocks.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Rocks

Weather on the Move (2007)

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This video program investigates some of the key elements responsible for weather formation. Different types of air masses and their origins are investigated, as are the formation of weather fronts. Specific weather phenomenon including tornados, hurricanes, and thunderstorms are illustrated in detail.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Weather on the Move

Magnets and Electromagnetism (2008)

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This program explores the various properties of magnets and the characteristics of magnetic force. Colorful graphics and real-life footage explain how magnets are used in generating electricity. Electromagnets and their many uses are demonstrated as well. Other terminology includes: magnetic poles, magnetic field, electric motor, generator, solenoid, and electromagnetism.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Magnets and Electromagnetism

Electricity (2008)

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This video explores the fundamental concepts of electrical energy. Easy-to-understand animations illustrate the concepts of electric charge and electric current. Examples of ways we use electricity are cited. Static electricity and the role it plays in creating lightning is also described.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Length: 
0:15
Electricity

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