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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
Length: 
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
Length: 
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
Length: 
0:16
Diabetes: Why Many Teens are at Risk

Body Systems and Health (2008)

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This DVD contains four 20-minute segments:

Healthy Circulatory and Respiratory Systems:

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:20
Body Systems and Health

Inside the Living Cell: Essential Cell Biology (2004)

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DVD is broken down into over 30 learning modules.

Unit 1: The Cell - Unit of Life: Includes the Discovery of Cells; Cell Structures; DNA Directs Cell Activities; Electron Microscopes; Chemistry of Life.
This program shows the kinds of cells and emphasizes the fact that all cells have a common organization and how all cells carry out similar biochemical processes.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Inside the Living Cell: Essential Cell Biology

18th Century Turning Points in U.S. History 1783-1799 (2003)

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As the 18th century dawned on the North American continent, four powers - the French, the Spanish, the British and the Native Americans were competing to see who would control this remarkable land. However, after half a century of almost continuous wars, a new entity emerged: The Americans.

Grade Level: 
Middle
Length: 
0:50
18th Century Turning Points in U.S. History 1783-1799

Abusing Over-the-Counter Drugs (2004)

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Teen drug abuse isn't limited to illicit drugs. Many OTC (over-the -counter) drugs, including cold remedies, laxatives, diet pills, and pain killers can cause serious health problems and even death.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
0:22
Abusing Over-the-Counter Drugs

Opposing Slavery: The Abolitionist Movement in America (2008)

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This program begins by exploring the development of slavery in America and the conditions under which enslaved people lived and worked.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:13
Opposing Slavery: The Abolitionist Movement in America

Abraham Lincoln: the Great Emancipator (2008)

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In 1861, the Civil War was a conflict that threatened to permanently divide the United States. Without President Abraham Lincoln's leadership, courage and determination to maintain the Union, our country may have ceased to exist.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:12
Abraham Lincoln: the Great Emancipator

Harriet Tubman and Her Escape to Freedom (2008)

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Millions of enslaved African-American men, women and children lived in the United States less that 200 years ago. During that period of American history, many brave men and women attempted an escape to freedom. Harriet Tubman is perhaps the best known of these American heroes.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:14
Harriet Tubman and Her Escape to Freedom

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