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Students explore food. In this nutrition lesson, students investigate multiple facets of healthy eating and how the fast food industry impacts our society. They will participate in class discussions, read from their text-book, and watch a fast food documentary. This lesson includes assignments for a persuasive essay and a class debate, resource links for research, and worksheets.
Twenty-six pages of good information about pregnancy. Pictures and descriptions describe the moment the sperm and egg unite, and there are worksheets that students can complete. This is a pretty comprehensive lesson for one day. It might take more than one day if you cover all of the material.
Many changes happen to a pregnant woman's body, mind, and emotions in these nine months. Discover and talk about these many changes. The class may know some of these things, but some things they might not know about, or they don't know why it happens. Men also go through some changes.
Students examine the challenges a single teenage parent faces. In groups, they research ways to positively cope with an unplanned pregnancy and design their own layette for their new baby. As a class, they discuss what it means to be responsible and role-play in different scenarios. To end the instructional activity, they write down their goals, not only for themselves, but also for their baby.
Students describe the internal and external changes females experience during puberty. They discuss the external changes of puberty. Students investigate about the changes that happen inside the female body at puberty. Students review the ages in which boys and girls go through puberty.
Students investigate the real world applications of nutrition. They study the problem of starvation and how it affects different populations. Students work in small groups in order to devise and intervention plan. They also search out the right type of diet for a personal nutrition plan.
Pupils begin their examination of the changes their body is going to go through during puberty. In groups of boys and girls, they discover their experiences during puberty are going to be very different from one another. As a class, they discuss the consequences of having unprotected sex and role-play various scenerios to end the lesson.
Students create a flyer on the health effects of smoking. In this smoking lesson, students view a PowerPoint that outlines the health changes a body undergoes when a cigarette is smoked. Students then research the health effects of smoking and create a flyer to display their findings.
Biology beginners observe traits in a collection of plant parts to realize the tremendous amount of genetic variation within a species. They consider rules of nature and discuss what would happen if they changed. They also examine data comparing gestation time to number of babies born and lifestyles to find that gestation is an environment-influenced adaptation. Plenty of critical thinking is stimulated through these activities, and as a result, your class will more fully understand gentetic variation.
Read informational text which relays how medical care differs around the globe and throughout history. There are three separate lessons, each focused on a particular case study, regional medical availability, and cultural norms. Learners use the provided information to analyze and research a medical condition and possible treatment plan. This is a very complete series which includes worksheets, case studies, background information, narratives, and a glossary.
High schoolers in chemistry or health courses look at the material safety data sheet (MSDS) and periodic table of elements to gather information about mercury and lead, two toxic materials that have been found in food products. They read an article about each, You will need to search for the articles online since the links to not take you to them. After the instructional activity, pair learners up to write a skit in which one is a doctor and the other is a patient who may be suffering symptoms of exposure. The articles make for fascinating material to help meet Common Core Standards for scientific literacy.