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Episode 10: How the World Can Tackle Climate Change
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Rapid Climate change is a big problem. Luckily, it's one we can tackle. But it will take the work of every nation on earth, especially the ones with lots of power plants, cars, and factories, and other things that use lots of energy. As you can see, China and The United States make most of the carbon dioxide. That means that the leaders of those nations, along with the others, have a special responsibility to reduce carbon dioxide and keep the planet livable in the future

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12/02/2021
Episode 10: How the World Can Tackle Climate Change Teacher Resource Guide
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Overview: Rapid Climate change is a big problem. Luckily, it's one we can tackle. But it will take the work of every nation on earth, especially the ones with lots of power plants, cars, and factories, and other things that use lots of energy. As you can see, China and The United States make most of the carbon dioxide. That means that the leaders of those nations, along with the others, have a special responsibility to reduce carbon dioxide and keep the planet livable in the future
This teacher resource guide will help teacher present the "How the World Can Tackle Climate Change" video in their classrooms.

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Science
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Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 11: You Can Make a Difference
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Rapid Climate Change affects the whole planet. But you might be surprised to know that one person, meaning you, can make a big difference. Doing your part to help the planet cool down starts with understanding something called your "carbon footprint". Your carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide created by the stuff you do in your daily life. If you're like most Americans, you consume energy for things like heat, light, surfing the web, watching TV, and getting from place to place in a car. Plus, the stuff you buy and use takes energy to make and deliver, so you're consuming energy when you, say, buy a hamburger, or a kiwi.

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Science
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Utah Education Network
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UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 11: You Can Make a Difference Teacher Resource Guide
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Overview: Rapid Climate Change affects the whole planet. But you might be surprised to know that one person, meaning you, can make a big difference. Doing your part to help the planet cool down starts with understanding something called your "carbon footprint". Your carbon footprint is the amount of carbon dioxide created by the stuff you do in your daily life. If you're like most Americans, you consume energy for things like heat, light, surfing the web, watching TV, and getting from place to place in a car. Plus, the stuff you buy and use takes energy to make and deliver, so you're consuming energy when you, say, buy a hamburger, or a kiwi.
This teacher resource guide will help teachers present the "You Can Make a Difference" video in their classrooms.

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Science
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Activity/Lab
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Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 1: A Sick Planet
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Planet Earth. It sure is beautiful, and it's also very unique and special, because under its thin atmosphere, it supports life. But there's a problem. Did you know that the Earth is sick? It has come down with a fever. In fact, the last ten years were the hottest ever recorded. This never-before-seen warming is part of something scientists call “Climate Change.” But what could cause our whole planet to get sick? And what is climate, anyway? Have humans played a role in changing it? What’s bad about climate change, and how can we stop it from getting worse? In this video series, we answer these questions and more.

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Science
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Utah Education Network
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UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 1: A Sick Planet Teacher Resource Guide
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Overview: Planet Earth. It sure is beautiful, and it's also very unique and special because under its thin atmosphere it supports life. But there's a problem. Did you know that the Earth is sick? It has come down with a fever. In fact, the last ten years were the hottest ever recorded. This never-before-seen warming is part of something scientists call “Climate Change.” But what could cause our whole planet to get sick? And what is climate, anyway? Have humans played a role in changing it? What’s bad about climate change, and how can we stop it from getting worse? In this video series, we answer these questions and more. This teacher resource guide will help educators use the "A Sick Planet" video in the classroom.

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Science
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Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 2: What is Climate?
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People are experiencing climate, which is related to the weather, but there’s an important difference. That difference is really just a matter of time. Weather happens day to day, even hour to hour, and is still pretty unpredictable. Climate happens over longer periods of time -- 30 years and longer -- and is usually predictable. In a nutshell, climate can be described as the average weather over time.

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Science
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Utah Education Network
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UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 2: What is Climate? Teacher Resource Guide
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People are experiencing climate, which is related to the weather, but there’s an important difference. That difference is really just a matter of time. Weather happens day to day, even hour to hour, and is still pretty unpredictable. Climate happens over longer periods of time -- 30 years and longer -- and is usually predictable. In a nutshell, climate can be described as the average weather over time. This teacher resource guide will help teachers present the "What is Climate?" video to students.

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Science
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Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 3: Evidence of a Warming Planet
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You might not know it, but many of the things we take for granted come from the work of scientists. Take an x-ray machine, for example. It can peer into our bodies, helping doctors identify broken bones. Thousands of scientists around the world have developed tools to see changes to the Earth over time. Just like an x-ray, these tools help us learn things we might not be able to see otherwise. For example, Paleoclimatologists examine air bubbles trapped in ice, to determine climate conditions from thousands of years ago. Paleoclimatologists know that the Earth warmed up about five degrees Celsius starting about 15,000 years ago. That warming happened pretty gradually, over about 5,000 years. The problem we have now is that the Earth is warming up nearly that much over just a couple of hundred years. It’s as if the stove was suddenly turned up.

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Science
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Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 3: Evidence of a Warming Planet Teacher Resource Guide
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Overview: You might not know it, but many of the things we take for granted come from the work of scientists. Take an x-ray machine, for example. It can peer into our bodies, helping doctors identify broken bones. Thousands of scientists around the world have developed tools to see changes to the Earth over time. Just like an x-ray, these tools help us learn things we might not be able to see otherwise. For example, Paleoclimatologists examine air bubbles trapped in ice, to determine climate conditions from thousands of years ago. Paleoclimatologists know that the Earth warmed up about five degrees Celsius starting about 15,000 years ago. That warming happened pretty gradually, over about 5,000 years. The problem we have now is that the Earth is warming up nearly that much over just a couple of hundred years. It’s as if the stove was suddenly turned up. This teacher resource guide will help teachers present the "Evidence of a Warming Planet" in their classrooms.

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Science
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 4: Too Much Carbon Dioxide
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One thing that makes life on Earth possible is a thin layer of gases called the atmosphere. It holds in the air we breathe and protects us from the cold of outer space. When energy in the form of light reaches us from the Sun, it streams through the atmosphere, making plants grow and lighting up our days. In addition to light, the Sun also delivers heat, which warms the planet. But much of that heat is reflected back towards space.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
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Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 4: Too Much Carbon Dioxide Teacher Resource Guide
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Overview: One thing that makes life on Earth possible is a thin layer of gases called the atmosphere. It holds in the air we breathe and protects us from the cold of outer space. When energy in the form of light reaches us from the Sun, it streams through the atmosphere, making plants grow and lighting up our days. In addition to light, the Sun also delivers heat, which warms the planet. But much of that heat is reflected back towards space. This teacher resource guide will help teachers present the "Too Much Carbon Dioxide" video in their classrooms.

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Science
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Activity/Lab
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 5: Where Does Carbon Dioxide Come From?
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Back in the 18th century, people started burning coal to power a new invention: steam engines. But here’s something curious: Ever since steam engines were widely used, starting in about 1850, carbon dioxide in the atmosphere began to climb. Today it stands at 392 parts per million. Parts per million is a special measurement scientists use. 392 is WAY more carbon dioxide than we’ve had for many thousands of years, and the number continues to rise. So where does the extra carbon dioxide come from?

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Science
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Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 5: Where Does Carbon Dioxide Come From? Teacher Resource Guide
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Overview: Back in the 18th century, people started burning coal to power a new invention: steam engines. But here’s something curious: Ever since steam engines were widely used, starting in about 1850, carbon dioxide in the atmosphere began to climb. Today it stands at 392 parts per million. Parts per million is a special measurement scientists use. 392 is WAY more carbon dioxide than we’ve had for many thousands of years, and the number continues to rise. So where does the extra carbon dioxide come from?
This teacher resource guide can help teachers present the "Where Does Carbon Dioxide Come From" video in their classrooms.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 6: Climate Change in the American West
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Rapid climate change isn’t something that will happen in the future. It’s a problem that started when your grandparents were young. That means that today some of the early effects are happening all around us. In the mountains of the American West, warming temperatures are already having a big effect on the delicate balance of life.

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Science
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Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 6: Climate Change in the American West Teacher Resource Guide
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Overview: Rapid climate change isn’t something that will happen in the future. It’s a problem that started when your grandparents were young. That means that today some of the early effects are happening all around us. In the mountains of the American West, warming temperatures are already having a big effect on the delicate balance of life.
This teacher resource guide will help teachers present the "Climate Change in the American West" vide in their classrooms.

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Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 7: Climate Change Around the World
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From extreme weather to threatened ways of life, the effects of climate change are real, and they are happening right now around the globe. As the Earth warms, the atmosphere contains more energy and moisture. These drive extreme weather, such as crippling heat waves, heavier rains and more powerful hurricanes. It even causes severe drought in some places -- because a warming Earth increases evaporation, too, drying out some places and causing a lot more dust and particles to get in the air. In the mountains of the American West, warming temperatures are already having a big effect on the delicate balance of life.

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Science
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Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 7: Climate Change Around the World Teacher Resource Guide
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Overview: From extreme weather to threatened ways of life, the effects of climate change are real, and they are happening right now around the globe. As the Earth warms, the atmosphere contains more energy and moisture. These drive extreme weather, such as crippling heat waves, heavier rains and more powerful hurricanes. It even causes severe drought in some places -- because a warming Earth increases evaporation, too, drying out some places and causing a lot more dust and particles to get in the air. In the mountains of the American West, warming temperatures are already having a big effect on the delicate balance of life.
This teacher resource guide will help teachers present the "Climate Change Around the World" video in their classrooms.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 8: Rapid Climate Change and the Oceans
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Oceans cover about 70 percent of the planet, and they are bursting with life. At least 230,000 species live here, but our oceans are deep and truly massive, and scientists suspect there could be ten times that amount. Life on land is dependent on the oceans, too. Water that evaporates from the oceans is the largest source of rainfall on the planet, and their gigantic, swirling currents of warm and cold water drive many of the climate and wind patterns that affect life on land. And of course, people depend on the oceans as a vital source of food.

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Science
Material Type:
Media Object
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 8: Rapid Climate Change and the Oceans Teacher Resource Guide
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Overview: Oceans cover about 70 percent of the planet, and they are bursting with life. At least 230,000 species live here, but our oceans are deep and truly massive, and scientists suspect there could be ten times that amount. Life on land is dependent on the oceans, too. Water that evaporates from the oceans is the largest source of rainfall on the planet, and their gigantic, swirling currents of warm and cold water drive many of the climate and wind patterns that affect life on land. And of course, people depend on the oceans as a vital source of food.
This teacher resource guide will help teachers present the "Rapid Climate Change and the Oceans" video in their classrooms.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 9: Climate of the Future is in our Hands
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We already know that Rapid Climate Change is happening, but how bad could it get? The answer lies with us, human beings. That's because the decisions we make now will determine if the effects of Rapid Climate Change are mild or extreme. Scientists who study the climate tell us that if we continue to add carbon to the atmosphere at the current rate, the Earth will get a lot warmer in the coming years and decades. They use big, brainy computers to simulate what the climate will look like in the future.

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Science
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Media Object
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
Episode 9: Climate of the Future is in our Hands Teacher Resource Guide
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Overview: We already know that Rapid Climate Change is happening, but how bad could it get? The answer lies with us, human beings. That's because the decisions we make now will determine if the effects of Rapid Climate Change are mild or extreme. Scientists who study the climate tell us that if we continue to add carbon to the atmosphere at the current rate, the Earth will get a lot warmer in the coming years and decades. They use big, brainy computers to simulate what the climate will look like in the future.
This teacher resource guide will help teachers present the "Climate of the Future is in our Hands" video in their classrooms.

Subject:
Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
UEN Climate Science
Date Added:
12/02/2021
NetSafe Utah: Adults You Know and Trust Can Help You (Grades 7-12)
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The Internet can be a cool place, but like in the real world, everyone needs help to stay safe online. This video encourages teens to reach out to the people they trust if they ever experience anything that makes them feel weird or uncomfortable.

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Educational Technology
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Lesson
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
NetSafe Utah
Date Added:
08/08/2019
NetSafe Utah: Cell Phones and Photos.
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This video clip addresses how kids are using cell phones today and consequences of kids taking nude photos. Kids taking these kind of photos of themselves or others under the age of 18 is considered manufacturing child pornography which is a felony in Utah. Sending this kind of photo is considered distributing child pornography. Having this kind of photo on your cell phone or computer is considered possession of child pornography. Once a photo is e-mailed or posted on the Internet it is virtually impossible to control how it is used and distributed.

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Educational Technology
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Lesson
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
NetSafe Utah
Date Added:
08/08/2019
NetSafe Utah: Cyber-bullies are No Fun. (Grades 4-6)
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When Alex runs into a bully on the playground, he knows what to do. But how can Alex handle the bully when he starts posting mean messages and texting threats? This video gives kids strategies for handling cyber bullies, including saving copies of inappropriate messages and telling a trusted adult.

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Educational Technology
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Lesson
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
NetSafe Utah
Date Added:
08/08/2019
NetSafe Utah: Information about NetSafe Utah
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With mobile devices and computers everywhere, it’s important that adults understand what kids are doing in the virtual world. This video introduces viewers to NetSafe Utah, a program with trainings, videos, links to web resources and more that can help parents, grandparents, caregivers and teachers keep kids safe online.

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Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
NetSafe Utah
Date Added:
08/08/2019
NetSafe Utah: It's Just a Game - Or Is It?
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This video clip addresses how kids use online gaming to not only have fun but to also socialize with friends and others. Examples of these games include World of War Craft, Runescape, and Second Life. A scenario is played out with a girl teen whose screen name is "Tiffanonly" and how she meets a friend, "Rockman" while gaming online. This scenario shows how easily an online predator can find enough information about Tiffanonly to eventually track down where she lives. It also shows what she could have done to avoid becoming a potential victim.

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Educational Technology
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Lesson
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
NetSafe Utah
Date Added:
08/08/2019
NetSafe Utah: Kids Know Technology - Now It's Your Turn.
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This video clip addresses basic terms regarding today?s technology such as computers, the Internet, e-mail, instant messaging, and texting. A glimpse of a typical teenager's day is explored with respect to their online activities. In addition, a brief overview of the benefits and dangers are looked at with suggestions on what parents can do to help them create a safer environment at home.

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Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
NetSafe Utah
Date Added:
08/08/2019
NetSafe Utah: Mobile Location Privacy
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What a day! You're out with your friends at the mall, then at the water park, then at a concert. You're also sharing this awesomeness on Facebook and Twitter by uploading photos on the go. But there's something wrong with this picture. Did you know that sharing your photos can be dangerous, especially when you do it from a smartphone? Here's why: Most smartphones use technology that tracks your exact location at all times. This is helpful when you're trying to get directions to the water park on a map, but it could get you into trouble when it comes to your photos. Many smartphones attach a little piece of information to every picture that tells exactly where the picture was taken and when. This is called Geotagging, and when you share a photo, your location is included with it.

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Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
NetSafe Utah
Date Added:
08/08/2019
NetSafe Utah: Online Chat Begins at Home.
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This video clip addresses the importance of parents and their children communicating with one another about Internet use at home and elsewhere. Rules on Internet use should be discussed and agreed upon. For example, what web sites are okay to visit, who is okay to communicate with, and where should the computer be located (i.e., in a highly visible area of the home and not in a child's bedroom). One good way for parents and their kids to communicate is for the kids to show their parents what they are doing on the Internet.

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Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
NetSafe Utah
Date Added:
08/08/2019
NetSafe Utah: Online "Friends" (Grades 4-6)
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Connecting with friends online can be a lot of fun—but when you don’t know someone in the real world, you can’t be sure who they are. This video gives kids a simple, sensible rule for deciding how to choose online friends: stick with the friends you know in the real world to stay safe and keep things fun.

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Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
NetSafe Utah
Date Added:
08/08/2019
NetSafe Utah: Parents, Kids and Technology.
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This video clip addresses the differences between how parents and kids use technology today. Most parents tend to use the Internet to retrieve information while most kids use it to connect with friends through instant messaging and texting. With kids having grown up with technology there seems to be a generation gap with respect to adults and kids use of technology. For example, kids appear to be able to multi-task quite well such as doing homework while listening to music/tv and instant messaging/texting with their friends.

Subject:
Educational Technology
Material Type:
Lesson
Provider:
Utah Education Network
Provider Set:
NetSafe Utah
Date Added:
08/08/2019