Family Education Health and Safety Teacher Resources
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Does the Defense of Marriage Act Promote the Health, Safety, Morals, and General Welfare of the Public?
Gay marriage is the topic for a structured, academic controversy discussion. The process begins with groups reading primary source documents and recording their responses to text-based questions on the provided graphic organizer. Participants are then assigned a side, either for the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) or against DOMA, and in groups of four (two for and two against) present their arguments. As a conclusion, individuals then craft an essay presenting their own stance on the question. Be sure to investigate your school's policy on using "R" rated films in the classroom, and discussing topics of sexuality before using this resource with your classes.
Rate Your Family's Plate
Students examine their family's eating habits. In this adult health instructional activity, students share what they think from the survey facts presented to them. They set a goal for their family's health.
Sir William Pepperrell and His Family by John Singleton Copley
Seven great activities accompany the background information you'll find here. Learners will be introduced to the painting Sir William Pepperrell and His Family by John Singleton Copley. Great information on the painting, the artist, and guided observation questions make this a wonderful resource.
Families and Neighborhoods
Young scholars explore the concept of community. In this community lesson, students explore the cultural flavor of their neighborhoods as they discuss the history of their neighborhoods and draw pictures of their family and a building in their community.
Food Safety Teamwork
Young scholars examine the different members of food safety teams and their role in the food safety cycle. They study how these teams work together to keep our food safe.
Is health insurance a luxury? The class examine the increasing number of uninsured middle class Americans; they then research and present information on various aspects of medical coverage and care at a classroom forum entitled "The Current State of Health Care in the United States."
Career Education: After High School, What's Next?
First the class discusses how character or personality traits relate to career choices. They identify their own traits, research career clusters, and look for ads hiring in those target areas. They research job ads to determine what education or experience they need to land the job of their dreams.
Home Living/ Daily Live: Fire Safety
Learners with special needs discuss the importance of fire safety. They visit smokey.com, discuss where fires commonly occur, and how to prevent them. They then practice responding to a fire related emergency.
Students navigate the Internet to view sites on fire safety. In this fire safety lesson, students answer questions, complete worksheets and make a poster demonstrating their ability to react safely in a fire.
Students complete a unit with cross-curricular activities to learn about a healthy body and maintaining their health. In this health lesson, students complete 8 lessons to learn about good health, a healthy diet, healthy foods, healthy habits, sanitary health, exercise, and the health professions.
Health Wheel Self-Care Plan for Diabetics
Students help create a Health Wheel: a personal, inspirationally based, self-care plan for preventing or managing diabetes in daily life. They (student or client) researches the causes of diabetes, and creates a "health wheel" that reflects their personal creativity, commitment and desires to manage their diabetes (or diabetes prevention).
Teaching Child Safety
Students explore safe and unsafe choices in different environments. In this safety lesson students discuss safety rules they know. The teacher reads the students different scenarios and the students decide if it is a safe behavior or an unsafe behavior.
Child Safety Brochure
Students practice communication skills through brochure writing. In this child safety brochure lesson, students gather important child safety information and rewrite it into a brochure. Students must use correct language. Students share with classmates for editing.
Advertising for Healthy Habits
Students create ads based on provided topic. In this digital art lesson, students role play as graphic designers working on a project for a client. They research about certain health issues and prepare a public poster about it.
Why are People Hungry and Malnourished?
High schoolers, after exploring and analyzing the causes of hunger and malnutrition, brainstorm educational approaches to the solving of this never ending world problem. In addition, an overview of the food supply system as well as the concept of food security is discussed in depth.
Students identify bathtub and pool safety rules. In this water safety lesson, students create a bathtub safety book and water bottle label that contain pool and water safety rules.
Family Emergency Preparedness
Middle schoolers watch a video prior to developing a family emergency preparedness plan and kit. They decide with their families what local media sources they would use to get information during an emergency situation.
Class and Health: You Are What You Eat
Students determine a working definition of class in order to determine how social class can affect personal health. They research their own nutritional needs and work to encourage healthy change in their communities.
Puberty Adolescence: Will I Fit In?
Young scholars evaluate human health by identifying pubescent changes. In this sexual maturity instructional activity, students identify the importance of waiting until the appropriate age to have sexual intimacy. Young scholars complete a worksheet based on puberty vocabulary terms and social circles.
Summer Safety Safari
First graders demonstrate their understanding of summer safety by creating guidelines for Summer Safety posters.