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pH pHun
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pH pHun is way to get students excited about Chemistry that they can do at home (or school) with items typically found around the house.  The podcast includes how to make a red cabbage juice indicator and use it to identify mystery substances as acid, base, or neutral.  Recipes for polymer balls and homemade pop rocks are included.


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"What Hath God Wrought": A Brief History of Recorded Sound
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This podcast can be used by either technology teachers or Civics teachers.  Technology teachers can use it to teach the use and possibilities of the new technologies.  The civics teacher can use it to open up discussion on laws and regulations involving those same technologies; as well as the history of recorded music up to today.  The podcast uses hip, cutting edge references to the internet and its associated uses, so kids will "get" it, but it also contains information that parents can use to help them understand their child's use of the internet.


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FBI's Safe Online Surfing
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This is an overview of an online program called FBI-SOS. It helps students learn how to be safe online.


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Fisher Facts-Internet Safety
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This podcast gives helpful tips on how student can be safe on the Internet.


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How to Ruin Your Life in 8 Clicks or Less
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This video uses satire and humor to reinforce safe social networking practices for teens.


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Facebook for Parents
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The purpose of this podcast is to demonstrate the various security settings available in Facebook, provide suggestions for parents, and point out both potential dangers and possible benefits of using any social network.


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Public Wi-Fi Networks
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In this video from the Federal Trade Commission's Consumer Information Division, the use of public wi-fi networks is discussed, emphasizing the lack of security often present. Also included is a written transcript of the video.

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Sharing Information: A Day in Your Life
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In this video from the Federal Trade Commission's Consumer Information Division, ways in which information is collected from consumers going about their daily lives.

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Keeping Kids Safe Online
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This 3:21 long video provides rules for keeping safe online. A print-out of the rules would be a great take-home assignment to be signed by a parent.

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