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The writer provides some guidelines and a review of the laws regarding television or movie viewing in public schools. In general, if a teacher wants to use a video in class, the video should be tied to instruction and parents should be notified if the nature of the video might be construed as objectionable in any way to a reasonable observer.


This article was originally published in Science Scope, volume 29, issue 8, in 2006.

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National Science Teachers Association


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