306.7 The Dangers of Sexting HRM Media 17 min. 2010
An exploration of the sending of sexually explicit cell phone messages by teenagers that discusses pressure they feel to send them, issues of privacy, and consequences of "sexting." Includes a teacher's guide.
306.7 The Realities of Sexting (you can’t unsend!) Learning Seed 24 min. 2011
Features two programs on sexting: one for students defines sexting and examines the repercussions, and the other program for educators explains how to deal with students who are sexting and how to address policy and legal issues
332.02 Financial Literacy for Students Discovery Education 19 min. 2010
Offers information about personal finance for teenagers, discussing online banking, interest, credit, loans, savings, and other related topics.
338.5 Inside Job Sony 109 min. 2011
Provides an analysis of the global financial crisis of 2008, which caused millions of people to lose their jobs and homes in the worst recession since the Great Depression, and nearly resulted in a global financial collapse. Features interviews with key financial insiders, politicians, journalists, and academics.
362.19 The Weight of the Nation HBO 3 discs 2012
Disc 1, Consequences ; Choices
Presents the first two parts of a four-part documentary that examines the eating habits of Americans, with a focus on the consequences of being obese and overweight, and discusses weight loss options, dieting, the benefits and risks of bariatric surgery, and other related topics.
Disc 2, Children in crisis ; Challenges
Presents the last two parts of a four-part documentary that examines the eating habits of Americans, with a focus on the the nation's children, with featured individuals who are seeking to help their overweight children, and discusses how life in the twenty-first century allows for unhealthier choices to become the easier choices.
Disc 3, Bonus shorts
Presents twelve short films with interviews that share insight and research into the issues and challenges associated with obesity in the United States.
362.2 Understanding Teen Depression Landmark Media 37 min. 2010
Examines the lives of four teens who are dealing with depression and presents advice from experts on how to understand the disease and find mechanisms for managing it.
362 Do I Have a Problem? Understanding Drug and Alcohol Addiction HRM 24 min 2011
An interactive program asks viewers a series of questions to help them focus on whether or not they have a problem with alcohol and other drugs, and offers specific advice about how to get help.
362.2 Drugs: The Straight Facts Cambridge Educational 5 discs 20 min. each 2010
Narcotics, Cocaine and Crack, Marijuana, Alcohol, Inhalants
363.4 Prohibition: A Film by Ken Burns PBS 6 hrs. 2011
Documents the history of the Prohibition, from 1920, when, after a century of debate, the United States outlaws the manufacture and sale of alcohol, to the early 1930s when the amendment is repealed.
363.7 The Spill PBS Frontline 60 min. 2011
An exploration of the Deepwater Horizon Explosion in the Gulf and the part that the BP company played.
378.1 Getting In: The Truth About College Admissions 23 min. 2011
Follow four real teens as they navigate the college application process. Demystifies financial aid by explaining the process behind obtaining loans, grants, scholarships, and more.
500.2 Brave New World 5 Episodes 45 min. each 2011
Hosted by Professor Stephen Hawking, this five-part series travels the globe to explore the amazing research and awesome inventions that will transform lives in the future. Hawking is joined by a stellar cast of scientists offering expert commentary on today's scientific revolutions.
523.1 Through The Wormhole with Morgan Freeman Science Channel 2011
Explores the mysteries of existence to reveal the extraordinary truth of our Universe.
551.2 Deadliest Earthquakes Haiti and Chile PBS Nova 60 min. 2011
Follows a team of geologists as they visit Haiti following the deadly 2010 earthquake and a coastal town in Chile that was devastated by a tsunami.
551.7 How the Earth Was Made History Channel 4 discs 10 hrs. 2010
Takes viewers on a journey through Earth's evolution, revealing the geological processes that have shaped the planet from the Great Lakes to Iceland, the San Andreas Fault to Krakatoa. Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Everest Vesuvius, Sahara, the Rockies, Death Valley, Mt. St. Helens
571.6 Introduction to Cell Structure Discovery Education 2 discs 24 min. each 2012
Live microcinematography demonstrates the key aspects of cell structure and evolution in this two video set, dramatizing cell division and introducing students to the basic structural elements and functions of a cell.
571-577 Biology Super Pack Cerebellum 7 discs 23 min. each 2010
Each module is a topic-based video that contains “Full Public Performance Rights”. The digital workbook includes teacher’s guides, classroom notes, quizzes, games and graphic organizers. The subject matter correlates directly6 to state standards. Vol. 1. Molecules and Cells. Vol. 2. Heredity and Inheritance. Vol. 3. Molecular Genetics. Vol. 4. Evolutionary Biology. Vol 5. Organisms and Populations. Vol. 6. Human Physiology and Immune Response. Vol. 7. Ecology.
572 Steroids: Big muscles, Bigger Problems Cambridge Educational 25 min. 2011
Presents the medical and psychological risks of steroid use, both in the short term and over an extended period.
576.8 EVO: Ten Questions Everyone should Ask About Evolution NTSC 107 min. 2010
Location footage, commentary, and interviews from the World Summit on Evolution provide answers to ten questions about evolution.
576.8 Finding Life Beyond Earth Nova 120 min. 2011
Immerses audiences in the sights and sounds of alien worlds, while top astrobiologists explain how these places are changing how we think about the potential for life in our solar system.
577 Life BBC Earth 4 discs 145 min. each 2010
Collects footage, narrated by David Attenborough, of a wide variety of plants and animals from around the world, covering their adaptability and survival tactics.
577 Biomes of the Earth FH&S 2 hrs. 2012
Collects fifty two-to-three-minute segments that explore biological, geological, and environmental concepts related to locations throughout the world.
577.27 Climate Refugees Video Project 86 min. 2010
Explores the human impact of climate change and its effect on international politics, turning the distant concept of global warming into a concrete human problem with worldwide consequences.
580-599 Life BBC Discovery Education 11 discs 45 min. each 2010
The exploration of the adaptability and diversity of life on earth, revealing the most spectacular, bizarre, and fascinating behaviors that living things have devised in order to thrive. The accompanying materials (grades 3-12) are specifically designed to promote critical thinking among students and support educators in taking a cross-curricular instructional approach.
611 Cracking the Code of Life Nova 120 min. 2004
Chronicles the race to capture one of the biggest prizes in scientific history: the complete letter-by-letter sequence of genetic information that defines human life.
612.7 The Skeletal System Ambrose Video 28 min. 2010
Uses 3-D graphics, medical imaging, and cadaver specimens to explore the anatomy and physiology of the human skeletal system.
613.2 Test Your Fast Food Knowledge HRM 28 min. 2010
Discusses how fast food diets can lead to health problems, how fast food restaurants use buzzwords to entice, and how to make healthier choices when ordering fast food.
613.7 Essential Physical Fitness: What Every Teen Needs to Know HRM 18 min. 2011
Students learn about the benefits of physical fitness, different physical activities for improving different elements, and how to develop their own fitness plans.
641.5 Kitchen Fundamentals: Basic Techniques used in Food Preparation
Learning Zone Express 2010 44 min.
Chef Jonathan Locke presents the basics of cooking using common tools and terminology, and provides tips for basic food preparation.
650.1 Biz Kid$: Building Your Business Online 28 min. 2010
Discusses a variety of topics related to building and growing an online business.
650.14 Your Job Search: Navigating the Roads to Employment
Learning Seed 22 minutes 2011
Employers offer insights to reinforce the importance of networking, proper attire (and attitude) for a job fair, and what to expect when applying for a job. Learn to develop a search plans using multiple methods to find a job.
660.6 Biotechnology in the 21st Century FH&S 3 discs 24 min. 2009
The Ethics of Biotechnology
Biotechnology and Your Health: Pharmaceutical Applications
Biotechnology on the Farm and in the Factory: Agricultural and Industrial Applications
660.6 Medical Ethics: Real World Applications FH&S 19 min. 2011
Discusses the moral and ethical debates of genetic engineering.
759.05 The Impressionist Masters: Rebellious Pioneers Worldwide Media 30 min. 2011
Discusses the history and development of the nineteenth-century impressionism art movement, examines the characteristics of impressionist art, and looks at the works of representative artists.
782.4 Michael Jackson’s This Is It Columbia 111 min. 2009
A compilation of interviews, rehearsals and backstage footage of Michael Jackson as he prepared, immediately prior to his death in June of 2009, for his planned series of sold-out shows in London.
791.4 A Farewell to Arms Kino 89 min. 1932
An American ambulance driver serving on the Austro-Italian front becomes entangled with an English nurse and deserts to join her after the retreat of Caparetto. Gary Cooper, Helen Hayes.
947.08 The Great Famine PBS 60 min. 2011
Documents the relief campaign launched by the United States in 1921 to aid Soviet Russia during a devastating famine.
951.04 Nanking HBO 90 min. 2007
Combines archival footage, interviews with survivors, and dramatic readings of journal and diary entries to tell the story of the 1937 invasion of Nanking by the Japanese army.
952 Japan: Memoirs of a Secret Empire PBS 160 min. 2003
Examines the history of Japan from the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries, during which the island country completely isolated itself from the world and nurtured its own unique culture of shogun, samurai, and geishas.
973.5 The War of 1812 PBS 120 min. 2011
Chronicles the events of the War of 1812, covering perspectives from the United States, Great Britain, and Canada.