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Sixth graders examine how the media has an impact on poor body image and eating disorders among young people. In this body image lesson, 6th graders discover the unrealistic values media promotes. Students explore the mental, physical and social benefits of healthy dietary and fitness habits then work in groups to create a collage depicting criteria that judges attractiveness.
6th Health 11 Views 35 Downloads
Autism And The Brain
Help your class understand Autism. They conduct research into how the brain is effected by the disorder of autism. Then they write a letter to the Center For Disease Control about their findings and forward some of the new research to them.
6th - 8th Science 17 Views 62 Downloads
Abnormal Psychology Project
Working in groups of three, teams select a psychological disorder from the provided list, research the disorder, and then craft a brochure (the kind one would find in a doctor's office), a PowerPoint presentation, and create a fractured fairy tale that illustrates the disorder.
11th - Higher Ed Social Studies & History 10 Views 12 Downloads
Health Problems Series-Eating Disorders
In this eating disorders worksheet, students use drawings or photos from magazines to design an ad for jeans. They use realistic body types and positive messages about body image and types. They answer 2 questions about who they target with their ad and how their ad may influence people's behavior and thoughts about body image.
7th - 9th Health 9 Views 62 Downloads
Eating Disorders and Adolescents: Conflict of Self Image
Students study the complexities of eating disorders and the underlying factors which may contribute to their onset and development. They explore the various aspects and manifestations of these eating disorders and identify and express their own conflicts of self image.
9th - 12th Health 18 Views 67 Downloads
Every City Needs Healthy Honey Bees
"With the declining numbers of bees, the cost of over 130 fruit and vegetable crops that we rely on for food is going up in price." While scientist Noah Wilson-Rich uses the plight of honey bees as the main focus of his presentation, this is actually a great resource to begin a discussion on what the future holds for urban agriculture.
13 mins 9th - 12th Science 5 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
For Your Eyes Only
Students complete several activities in a unit related to the eye. In this eye lesson, students work in groups to research information about the human eye and create a multimedia presentation. They research anatomy of the eye, how the eye works, eye safety, and visual disorders.
6th - 8th Science 14 Views 15 Downloads
Connecting with Natural/Open Spaces
Get your class outside, away from the television, and maybe even learning something about nature while they're at it. Individuals will chose an open, natural space to spend time in for several days. Each day they will complete a page in the provided ten-page "Natural Space Journal".
6th - 8th Language Arts 13 Views 19 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Special Education Plan
Special needs students practice completing everyday tasks such as organizing a day plan, reading a clock and completing simple math problems. They define the proper learning techniques for their disorder and utilize props in learning environments.
4th - 5th Science 97 Views 312 Downloads
Advocacy for Green Urbanism
Encourage advocacy and involvement in public policy. The lesson described here lays out a detailed plan for creating strong democratic citizens. Class members discuss the different types of citizens, complete two graphic organizers about big ideas, study a map to try to determine how they could include more green spaces, and either write a letter to an authority about their proposed solution or put together a presentation about their proposed policy change.
6th - 8th Science 13 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Your Brain is More Than a Bag of Chemicals
In a 15-minute lecture, a neurobiologist expounds upon the function of the human brain. So many of the pharmaceuticals prescribed for psychiatric disorders have unacceptable side effects. He shares current research that holds hope for more specific remedies for specific illnesses.
15 mins 11th - Higher Ed Science 6 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Diagnosing a Zombie: Brain and Body
Could zombies be driven by brain functions just like humans? This is a creative way to demonstrate to your class how we can use evidence and reasoning to diagnose particular situations, as well as to provide young learners with an overview of how behavioral abnormalities are rooted in the brain.
4 mins 9th - 12th Science 8 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Sixth graders study the concept of dysfuctional eating including anorexia nervosa, bulimia nervosa, binge eating disorder, fad dieting, and having an unbalanced diet. They watch and discuss videos about eating disorders and then they write a paper on how to make their favorite snack.
6th Health 11 Views 24 Downloads