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Salt and Diet

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Salt is necessary for your diet, but too much or too little and it causes health problems. These problems, as well as what salt does in your body, are the focus of a video that also looks at where salt is found in food and how much salt...
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Aspect, Treeline, and Climate

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Head to the treeline and beyond to examine how this feature of the landscape affects weather and climate, which gives scientists clues about its health. Class members' observations of photographs provide the data that drives the...
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Is Binge Watching Bad For You?

For Students K - 12th
Straining the eyes, myopia, lack of sun, and a sedimentary lifestyle are all possible side-effects of watching too much tv too regularly. Watch a video that explains how binge watching can cause poor health and eye risks, especially in...
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Properties of Nitrogen

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Manufacturers package foods using nitrogen to help preserve freshness and prevent bacteria from growing. The 14th video in a 15-part series discusses the properties of nitrogen. It has many uses in industry, research, and health, and the...
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Seeing the Wood for the Trees: Introduction to Sustainable Forestry

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine the soundness of the world forest system through an interactive lesson. Learners use satellite images to analyze different forest systems. They study logging methods that maintain the health of the forests and those that deplete...
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Exponential Growth

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bacteria can be harmful to your health, but it's great for math. Aspiring mathematicians determine the growth rate of bacteria for data given in a table. They then compare this growth rate to bacteria described verbally.
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Climate Change: The View From MinuteEarth

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How does climate change look from where you're sitting? See the view from around the world in an animated video. The writers from Minute Earth share how changing conditions are impacting the economy, health, and well-being of their...
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Why Does Your Cat's Tongue Feel Like Sandpaper?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A cat's tongue makes a purr-fect grooming tool. But why are cats such obsessive groomers? Discover the many advantages a clean, silky coat gives these predators in a short video. With reasons that range from skin health to remaining...
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The Crucial Concentration

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Which sports drink provides the best pick-me-up after the big game or grueling workout? It may not be the one you'd think! Food science is the focus in a surprising lab activity. Pupils use colorimetry to determine the amount of protein,...
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The Antibiotic Apocalypse Explained

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Antibiotic resistance encompasses one of the world's most pressing public health problems. The video explains how antibiotics work and why humans are becoming resistant to them. It expands on the idea of antibiotic resistance and options...
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Bacteria Take Over and Down

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Bacteria outnumber all other forms of life on Earth. Scholars observe the growth of bacteria in petri dishes to understand their role in maintaining good health. Then, they observe the growth of bacteria after they introduce...
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A Bear Skull

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What can you learn about a bear by examining its skull? Take an impromptu look at bear anatomy with a video from an extensive mammals playlist. Scientists examine the skull's teeth and compare them with those of a younger bear to...
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Electronic Cigarettes: What's the Bottom Line?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A five-page infographic unveils the ins and outs of e-cigarettes. Numerous bullet points and pictures detail what e-cigarettes are, the ingredients found inside, and the health effects of using them.
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Equine Science

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know that horses have two sets of teeth?  There is much to learn about horses, of course, and those interested in equine science will learn much from a 10-lesson agricultural science course that covers not only equine dental and...
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Rapid Brainstorming: How Can We Improve Our Global Food System?

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
In 2018, the average fast food burger cost $2.64 while a salad averaged $4.14. Does the price difference matter to public health? Scholars consider that question and others in a brainstorming session about improving our global food...
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Episode 10: Unemployment

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Want a job, need a job, but cannot find a job? What impact does the quest have on not only job seekers, but also on the overall economy? Scholars research unemployment's ripple effect on the market, purchasing power, and overall health...
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Episode 13: Gross Domestic Product (GDP)

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Can people take the temperature of the economy to check its overall health? The 13th installment of a 21-part Economic Lowdown podcast series investigates the concept of the gross domestic product (GDP). Scholars research the goods and...
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Episode 8: Market Equilibrium

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
Scholars research the concept of supply and demand and its overall impact on the balance of the consumer market. The 8th lesson of a 21-part Economic Lowdown podcast series investigates how the availability of an item impacts its price....
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Episode 5: Unemployment

For Students 8th - Higher Ed Standards
If you are not actively looking for work, are you considered unemployed? Scholars research what economic factors earn a person the designation of unemployed. The fifth lesson of a 21-part series from Econ Lowdown looks into unemployment,...
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Fact Sheet: The Third Globe

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Hopefully the third time's a charm when it comes to rebuilding London's Globe Theatre! With an informational text, readers learn about the reconstruction of the theatre in the 1990s. They also discover how modern health and safety...
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2016 AP® Psychology Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
What conditions influence a student's performance on a high-stakes test? What is the mental health aftermath of a car accident? Case studies examine these and similar questions. Pupils also sharpen their test-taking skills as they work...
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Population Genetics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Genetic variation shows the health of a population, yet cheetahs show very little variation over that last 10,000 years. Scholars learn the importance of genetic variation in populations after viewing an informative presentation. It...
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Investigating Coral Bleaching Using Data in the Classroom

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Approximately 93 percent of the individual reefs in the Great Barrier Reef suffer from coral bleaching. Scholars learn how scientists monitor coral bleaching around the world as part of a larger series. They use actual data to answer...
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1999 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Gross domestic product can be a telling indicator about the health of a country, but it has limitations. Learners examine common indicators using structured prompts and problem sets from the College Board. Other practice problems include...

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