1998 Media Technology Catalog
  Health

ABC News Interactive™ Videodiscs Understanding Ourselves: Health

photo Each title of this exceptional series includes one double-sided videodisc, a guidebook with bar coded lesson plans and a print directory, closed captioning for hearing-impaired students, and English and Spanish narration of motion video segments.


Making Responsible Decisions | AIDS | Drugs and Substance Abuse | Teenage Sexuality | Tobacco | Alcohol | Food and Nutrition | Violence Prevention

Making Responsible Decisions

photo A 60-minute videodisc explores self-esteem and healthy decision making, as well as understanding emotions, using effective communications skills, understanding sexuality, dealing with peer pressure, developing refusal skills, and recognizing how and where to get help.

Program Components

Level I 0-02-652055-9 $195.00
VHS 0-02-652075-3 $99.99

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AIDS

photo This program replaces misinformation with facts. It includes updated statistics on the AIDS crisis. Students can listen to various opinions about AIDS, including peer discussions and a question-and-answer session with four people with AIDS.

Program Components

Level I: 0-02-652057-5 $195.00
Level III Macintosh 0-02-652058-3 $395.00
Level III Dos 0-02-652059-1 $395.00
VHS 0-02-652056-7 $99.99

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Drugs and Substance Abuse

photo This program forthrightly addresses the drug crisis in the United States. Former Surgeon General Dr. C. Everett Koop leads the discussion regarding the harmful effects of a range of drugs. Students will also learn more about peer pressure; the cost of addiction; the impact of drugs on the family; and strategies for saying no.

Program Components

Level I 0-02-652061-3 $195.00
Level III Macintosh 0-02-652062-1 $395.00
Level III Dos 0-02-652063-X $395.00
VHS 0-02-652060-5 $99.99

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Teenage Sexuality

photo Students will be encouraged to think about responsible choices as they interact with this program. The videodisc discusses the epidemic of teen pregnancy and many other complex issues facing adolescents.

Program Components

Level I 0-02-652069-9 $195.00
Level III Macintosh 0-02-652070-2 $395.00
Level III Dos 0-02-652071-0 $395.00
VHS 0-02-652068-0 $99.99

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Tobacco

photo Produced in cooperation with the American Cancer Society Florida Division, this title helps students understand the facts about the number one preventable cause of death and helps them develop refusal skills and positive alternatives to smoking and other forms of tobacco use.

Program Components

Level I 0-02-652065-6 $195.00
Level III Macintosh 0-02-652066-4 $395.00
VHS 0-02-652064-8 $99.99

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Alcohol

photo This comprehensive overview promotes self-responsibility and helps students develop the assertiveness they need if they choose not to drink. It also shows them how advertising affects attitudes about alcohol use.

Program Components

Level I 0-02-653015-5 $195.00
Level III Macintosh 0-02-653016-3 $395.00
VHS 0-02-652074-5 $99.99

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Food and Nutrition

photo This look at the way food and nutrition affect their health gives students solid information about the food choices they make.

Program Components

Level I 0-02-653018-X $195.00
Level III Macintosh 0-02-653019-8 $395.00
VHS 0-02-652072-9 $99.99

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Violence Prevention

photo Violence has been described as epidemic among young people in this country, but experts agree that there are ways to reduce and prevent violence. The Violence Prevention videodisc examines the emotions that often lead to violence, such as anger and stress.

Program Components

Level I 0-02-653017-1 $195.00
VHS 0-02-652073-7 $99.99

System Requirements

Level I
  • TV monitor and videodisc player equipped with a bar code reader or remote
Level III Macintosh
  • Computer with at least 1M of memory and a hard drive
  • System 6.0.5 or higher
IBM or Compatible
  • Computer with 268 or better processor
  • 640K RAM
  • VGA graphics
  • DOS 5.0
  • The programs run under IBM's Linkway 2.01 release

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