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Regents High School Exam: Living Environment 2008
Tne New York Regents High School Examinations are comprehensive and include various styles of questions, includingmultiple choice and the analysis of graphs. This particular version, the 2008 Living Environment exam surveys a variety of topics.
9th - 12th Science 36 Views 159 Downloads
Popularity, Publicity, and Public Service
Students discuss the issue of celebritites who speak out for certain diseases. After reading an article, they consider a doctor's perspective on the use of celebrities. In groups, they research a common disease and design a public service announcement.
6th - 12th Health 12 Views 54 Downloads
What is Wrong with My Pet? - An Introduction to Zoonoses
Students describe how ringworm and roundworm cause diseases in both humans and animals. In this life science lesson, students research how these diseases can be transmitted. They create an information brochure to promote public awareness about this health hazard.
6th - 8th Science 12 Views 47 Downloads
The Brain Eater
High schoolers view a video clip about Mad Cow Disease. They identify the challenges of health professionals in dealing with the disease. They work together to complete a Public Health Task Force worksheet. They make recommendations on how to solve the problem.
9th - 12th Health 3 Views 11 Downloads
Eighth graders describe symptoms, effects, treatments, and prevention for chlamydia, HPV, herpes, gonorrhea, Hepatitis B and C, and HIV. They begin by answering provided background questions and get one's feelings about what they think when they hear the term sexually transmitted diseases.
8th Health 9 Views 38 Downloads
Using Mathematics to Explain the Spread of Diseases
Students use statistics to solve problems based on the spread of disease. In this disease instructional activity students study the role that viruses and bacteria play in the spread of diseases and explain pandemics.
7th - 12th Math 15 Views 91 Downloads
Infectious Diseases: Hepatitis B and Tuberculosis
Students discover the different sources of pathogens that cause diseases. For this health science lesson, students explore different ways to treat infections. They create a persuasive pamphlet on their position on vaccination.
10th - 12th Science 13 Views 49 Downloads
Biology/Genetics: Chromosomes and Diseases
Students examine chromosomes. In this chromosome lesson, students research chromosomes and chromosome mutations. Students discover diseases caused by chromosome mutation and analyze symptoms to determine the chromosome mutation.
11th - 12th Science 7 Views 27 Downloads
Health, Hygiene, Sanitation, and Privacy
Students examine articles to find out about the relationship between sanitation and disease. In this personal hygiene and home economics instructional activity, students diagram areas for personal hygiene in their homes, read articles about health and hygiene, and answer critical thinking questions.
3rd - 12th Science 96 Views 341 Downloads
Hiv/aids, Year 1, Day 1
Students listen to an explanation distinguishing non-communicable and communicable diseases and the difference between concern and unhealthy fear. They describe the transmission modes for HIV and determine that casual contact can't pass the disease.
4th - 5th Health 5 Views 12 Downloads
The Black Plague
Middle schoolers participate in a simulation game to experience the societal effects of the Black Plague during the Medieval Period. Information garnered during the game is used to discuss the current state of communicable diseases in our world faces today and how we deal with their containment.
6th - 8th Social Studies & History 29 Views 211 Downloads
Are You At Risk For Heart Disease?
Students investigate the dangers associated with heart disease. They conduct research in order to find some of the risk factors associated with contracting the disease. Students make a life health plan in order to prevent the adult onset of heart disease.
9th - 12th Health 16 Views 62 Downloads