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May, 2008

In the Mix
Site based on PBS show by and for teens.
Grade Level: 6-8, 9-12


http://www.pbs.org/inthemix/

CONTENT
In the Mix is a site that complements an award winning PBS television show of the same name by and for teens. Included are lesson plans and other school related materials.
SITE DESIGN
The site is easily navigated with links to the main sections at the top of the pages. There is an ITM Home button at the bottom of each page for returning to the homepage. RealPlayer is needed to view the video clips.
 

REVIEW
In the Mix provides resources and materials for teens and teachers about issues and interests that affect them. Educators will find lesson plans and discussion guides that address such topics as alcohol, college, computers, dating violence, death and bereavement, diversity, ethics, family, nutrition and fitness, conflict resolution, self image, sports, and other health related issues including depression, drug abuse, smoking, and sex. The topics section includes an archive of show topics where users will find video clips, transcripts, useful info, resources and advice from experts and other teens. The 911 section offers contact information for crisis hotlines and other informational agencies. Included are Whats New" and Frequently Asked Questions areas.

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