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Future Literacies: Crash Course Media Literacy

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
In what direction is our wired world going? Scholars prepare to interact with the technology of the future using a video from a series that focuses on media literacy. The narrator proposes viewers keep a skeptical mind as they interact...
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Medicine's Future? There's an App for That

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Imagine injecting tiny robots into your blood to help fight disease. According to Daniel Kraft, that's just one of many exciting new medical technologies coming our way in the not-so-distant future. The key to these amazing innovations...
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CRISPR and the Future of Human Evolution

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Will survival of the fittest be replaced by designer babies and eugenics in the near future? The technology exists now, but scientists still debate how to best use it. The future of the human race depends on the decisions made, but no...
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A Future Beyond Traffic Gridlock

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Bill Ford, great-grandson of Henry Ford and executive chairman of Ford Motor Company, discusses his struggle to reconcile his two passions: automobiles and the environment. He explains how our current transportation systems are simply...
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Future Time Clauses

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
What will you do when you grow up? What are you going to do after school is over? Learn about future time clauses and how they connect to independent clauses with a helpful grammar presentation.
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Preparing for My Future

For Teachers 8th Standards
Your future is what you make it! Eighth graders launch their career searches in the first of six career and college readiness lessons. Scholars research to discover their extracurricular options both in and out of school, then locate...
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Back to the Future!

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Throughout history, inventions from around the world have enhanced life and made doing more efficient. The invention of the automobile has changed the world and made traveling easier. The invention of the light bulb allows us to see...
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Ready, Set, Save on Solar Energy Technology!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Does your class have a bright future in the solar energy industry? Science scholars take an in-depth look at what's new in solar technology. After completing research into the solar industry, participants create and market a product in...
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Fueling the Future

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Future mechanical engineers and automotive technicians read about various solutions to using gasoline in cars. Included are electric, fuel-cell-powered, and hybrid vehicles.
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The Anthropocene and the Near Future: Crash Course Big History #9

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The Anthropocene covers the last century in an unofficial geological era. An informative video considers both the pros and cons of progress. It discusses the environmental impact, changes in lifestyle, political changes, wars, and...
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Will Future Spacecraft Fit in Our Pockets?

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Say goodbye to giant rocket ships and hello to micro-spacecraft. Taking a look at the future of space exploration, this video explores the development of tiny, expendable space probes that can investigate the far reaches of space and...
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Future Literacies: Crash Course Media Literacy #12

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
How will new technologies such as artificial intelligence and facial recognition affect the future of media literacy? Scholars explore how data literacy and algorithmic literacy are shaping the future by collecting and using people's...
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Designing the Future of Technology

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Conduct research focused on improving a current technology by having students work in groups to investigate improvements that could be made to a particular piece of technology. They list the current problems and attempt to develop...
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Navigating Our Global Future

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
As we make great strides in technology in an increasingly globalized world, are we actually headed toward a century of eco-disaster and collapse? Listen as Ian Goldin, director of 21st Century School at Oxford, discusses the two...
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Himalayan Megaquake | Future Earthquake Potential

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
The Himalayas are a hotspot for earthquakes. Using an informative video presentation, viewers learn how scientists reference history and GPS technology to predict future occurrences. The video describes the 7.8 magnitude earthquake in...
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Imagining the Future with Problem Solving

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Students use problem solving to imagine what the future would have been like without and with technology resources. They identify how to predict the future with technological developments and predict how changes in computers and the...
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Career Research and Writing

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Begin researching careers with your learners in this writing exercise. Using links to the Bureau of Labor Statistics' Occupational Handbook, young researchers can choose from an overview of various careers. After selecting a career to...
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Pneumatic Tubes: Transportation of the Past... And Future?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is the future of transportation taken from an idea in the past? Explore the invention and development of pneumatic tubes with a video that details why pneumatic tubes were popular and why they fell out of mainstream use. The video also...
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Electricity: Sources, Usage, Challenges, and the Future

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What does the future of energy look like? Junior engineers collaborate to discover a solution to the global energy crisis during a very hands-on lesson. The unit focuses on learning through collaboration to develop a deep understanding...
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The Future of Communication: Broadband Expansion and New Technology

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The National Broadband Plan, an effort to assure that every school, library, hospital, and home in the US would have high-speed Internet access, is the focus of a unit that examines the value and implications of such a plan. Groups look...
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Liquid Fluoride Thorium Reactors (LFTR): Energy for the Future?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Cheaper and cleaner nuclear power plants were invented 50 years ago in the United States, yet the first to be built are in China. The video explains how these nuclear power plants work. They run on thorium, which is common and more...
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Surprising Applications of the Magnus Effect

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In 1852, a German physicist, Magnus, talked about an effect first described by Isaac Newton in 1672. Part of a series, an interesting video explains the Magnus effect and previous attempts to apply it to transportation. It also shows a...
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Creating the Future

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students work together to develop and write scenerios for the future of hazardous waste cleanup. They share their scenerios with the class. They complete activities as well.
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Action Verbs

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
As you are teaching the parts of speech, introduce your action verbs lesson with this helpful PowerPoint. The 19 slides in this presentation walk students through the different types of action verbs, including: present, past, and future...

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