1. Cliques Online: Stereotypes

Source: In The Mix

Compare teenage "jocks" to "goths" by considering how group members struggle against being stereotyped even as they lose themselves in the group identity. Consider the need for clique members to maintain an individual feeling of identity.

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

Subjects: Health & Fitness

Topics: Mental/Emotional Health. Social Skills.

Resource Type: Video

2. Dealing with Anger

Source: It's My Life

Consider the opinions and viewpoints of several preteens as they discuss anger--what makes them mad, why it's healthy to express anger, what makes them get mad at themselves and when and how to control anger.

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Subjects: Health & Fitness

Topics: Mental/Emotional Health.

Resource Type: Video

3. Dealing with Death

Source: It's My Life

Consider the opinions and viewpoints of several preteens as they discuss the death of a loved one--the feelings loss brings, how lives change, how to deal with the feelings and changes and what advice they would share with others.

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Subjects: Health & Fitness

Topics: Death & Dying. Mental/Emotional Health.

Resource Type: Video

4. Depression

Source: It's My Life

Consider the opinions and viewpoints of several preteens as they discuss depression--what it is, what makes them feel down, what helps them overcome depression and how they can help others.

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Subjects: Health & Fitness

Topics: Mental/Emotional Health.

Resource Type: Video

5. Dying to Be Thin

Source: NOVA

Examine research related to anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa and learn about the resources available to persons suffering from eating disorders. Discuss the cultural pressures felt by persons with eating disorders.

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

Subjects: Health & Fitness

Topics: Mental/Emotional Health. Psychology.

Resource Type: Video

6. Embarrassing Moments

Source: It's My Life

Consider the opinions and viewpoints of several preteens as they discuss embarrassment--stories of their most embarrassing moments and advice on how to handle embarrassment.

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Subjects: Health & Fitness

Topics: Mental/Emotional Health.

Resource Type: Video

7. Inside the Teenage Brain

Source: Frontline

Observe how scientists are exploring the recesses of the brain and finding some new explanations for why adolescents behave the way they do. Examine how the discoveries could change the way we parent, teach or perhaps even understand teenagers.

Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12

Subjects: Health & Fitness, Science & Tech

Topics: Mental/Emotional Health. Psychology. Human Biology.

Resource Type: Video

8. Middle School

Source: It's My Life

Consider the opinions and viewpoints of several preteens as they discuss middle school--how it feels to be the youngest again, what was hardest to get used to and what they like best about it.

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Subjects: Health & Fitness

Topics: Mental/Emotional Health. Social Skills.

Resource Type: Video

9. Pet Therapy

Source: Dragonfly TV

Discover how therapy dogs can help kids with cancer. Watch kids use the scientific method to find out if holding a trained, furry animal can help lessen pain for kids who have to have a painful medical procedure.

Grade Level: 3-5, 6-8

Subjects: Health & Fitness, Science & Tech

Topics: Medicine. Mental/Emotional Health. Human Biology.

Resource Type: Video