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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

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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Middle
High
Length: 
00:24
Antibiotics

Gasland: Can You Light Your Water on Fire (2010)

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In 2009, filmmaker Josh Fox learned his home in the Delaware River Basin was on top of the Marcellus Shale, a rock formation containing natural gas that stretches across New York, Pennsylvania and huge stretches of the Northeast.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
01:46
Gasland: Can You Light Your Water on Fire

Tapped (2010)

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Is access to clean drinking water a basic human right, or a commodity that should be bought and sold like any other article of commerce? Stephanie Soechtig's debut feature is an unflinching examination of the big business of bottled water.

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Middle
High
Length: 
01:16
Tapped

Drinking Water: Bottle or Tap? (2008)

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A huge bottled-water industry has recently emerged, with the U.S. its largest consumer. But is bottled water actually healthier, safer, or tastier than tap water? A water expert explains that bottled water does not meet the same strict standards in the U.S. as water from the tap, though tap-water quality can vary among communities.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:09
Drinking Water: Bottle or Tap?

Underground Aquifer Water: Precision Farming (2008)

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Despite its wonders, Earth's water cycle does not spread water evenly around the planet. The Ogallala Aquifer’s huge underground reservoir of water gives the relatively dry Central Plains states such as Nebraska a large but limited irrigation source. But the aquifer's water is being used up faster than it is beng replenished.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:09
Underground Aquifer Water: Precision Farming

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

Journey Into Life: Human Reproduction (2007)

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This awe-inspiring video shows of the process of human reproduction from conception to birth. It explains how mitosis and meiosis create genetic variation, how the ovum travels from the ovary to the uterus, how sperm pass the cervix, how one sperm achieves fertilization with the ovum, how the zygote begins cell differentiation, and how the embryo grows into a fetus ready for birth.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:25
Journey Into Life: Human Reproduction

The Totally Disgusting Tobacco Gross Out Video (2008)

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As the title suggests, this video goes for the gross-out factor, presenting students with a graphic look at all things vile and disgusting (and there are many!) about using tobacco products.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
High
Length: 
00:18
The Totally Disgusting Tobacco Gross Out Video

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.

League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis (2013)

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The National Football League, a multibillion-dollar commercial juggernaut, presides over America's indisputable national pastime. But the NFL is under assault as thousands of former players claim the league has covered up football's connection to long-term brain injuries.

Grade Level: 
High
Length: 
02:00
League of Denial: The NFL's Concussion Crisis

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

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