Community Health Teacher Resources

Explore lessons, activities, and educational ideas on ways that citizens can work to protect the health and wellbeing of a community.
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Community Health

For Teachers Higher Ed
This resource has many links to basic concepts behind nursing and wellness. Learners will define the terms community and health to then describe the six basic elements of community health practice to be used in nursing. This is an online...
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Community

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Every health teacher should use this lesson, which prompts learners to research all the available resources and support organizations for any kind of health care in their area. Help your class learn what resources are in their own...
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Human Development- Love

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students investigate the concept of self-love. They determine the meaning and develop an understanding of their own status of self-concept. Class discussion is used to encourage deeper research.
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Indoor Physical Activity Ideas for Kids!

For Teachers K - 8th
Rainy day schedule doesn't mean you can't stay fit! Use a collection of indoor physical activities during periods of inclement weather, substitute teaching days, or for those afternoons when your class just wants to move around!
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Infection Control Word Search

For Students 4th - 9th
In this word search worksheet, students search for terms related to infection control and community health. Words include infectious agents and other health terms.
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Department Duties

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders identify three kinds of health or safety workers and explain how they help protect the health of the people in a community.
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: The Cycle of Addiction

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Drug addiction, including prescription drug addiction, begins with a reason that's different for every user. High schoolers learn more about the reasons people begin abusing drugs with a set of videos and worksheets that discuss four...
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Learning About Opioids

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Feeling high is not the only side effect of abusing prescription opioids. Middle and high schoolers learn more about specific painkillers, including Fentanyl, Oxycodone, and Clonazepam, as well as their common brand names and extensive...
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Staying Green While Being Clean

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Clean up the environment with a lesson that focuses on replacing hazardous cleaning supplies with green, environmentally-friendly products. Using a dirty patch of surface as a control area, kids clean other parts of various surfaces...
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Health: Overweight Youth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Investigate the primary causes for the increase in overweight youth and discover its impact on the health care system. After watching segments from the Bill Moyers Now program, your students develop campaigns to implement in school that...
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Germs Away

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
From covering your mouth when you cough to skin infections, this resource is packed with lessons and activities designed to build awareness of the importance of proper hand washing for the prevention and spread of disease. It includes...
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Campaign

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
The I-STOP law was designed to regulate the distribution and tracking of prescription drugs. After reading an article about its signing and implementation, middle and high schoolers work together to come up with their own ideas for an...
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Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Commitment to Recovery

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Recovery from substance addiction is an ongoing process. The final lesson in a series about painkiller abuse and addiction prompts learners to research various recovery options before writing a short story about a character who is going...
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Vision

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
From the iris and retina to glasses and contact lenses, learners will be excited to see what activities are in store for them as they learn about the complex organ of the human eye.
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Islamic Society: A Lesson in Surrender

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine the third pillar of Islam. They discover the influence of Islamic ideas and practices on other cultures, Explore the various meanings of social group and the ways that each group functions. Then, they research the...
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The Science of Marijuana—How THC Affects the Brain

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Marijuana can affect every part of a user's life—starting with the delicate nervous centers of the brain. An informative article and worksheet prompt teenagers to learn more about how the THC found in most forms of marijuana can...
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WATER You Doing to Help?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Auntie Litter is here to educate young scholars about water pollution and environmental stewardship! Although the 15-minute video clip is cheesy, it's an engaging look at the water cycle and conservation. Learners start by illustrating...
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Card Sort Challenge

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learning is in the cards for this challenge. Collaborative groups work together to monitor the effect increasing the complexity of an activity has on the motor response time. Learners connect data analysis to their knowledge of brain...
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Calculating Your Foodometer

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore environmental issues by completing a food production class activity. In this carbon footprint lesson, students discuss the types of foods they eat, where they come from and what types of methods are used to transport...
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Bacterial Transformation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss a bacterial experiment they previously performed and complete a pre-assessment. They participate in a lecture discussion given by the teacher through PowerPoint and then complete a cartoon worksheet and post-assessment.
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AIDS Child Activist Dies

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers read an article on AIDS child activist Nkosi Johnson, and examine the extraordinary difficulties faced by students who have AIDS. They write reflection papers on Nkosi Johnson and how his example can help people in their...
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DNA Fingerprinting

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students discuss methods used by forensic scientists and the basics of DNA and how it can be used to identify an individual after reading an article from The New York Times.
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Studying Contraception (Lesson 2)

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders are introduced to the various types of contraceptions available. In groups, they focus on a different type of contraception method and share their ideas with the class. As a class, they complete a worksheet on birth...
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The Photoelectric Effect

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After some online instruction, chemistry aces use their creative abilities to produce a poster describing the photoelectric effect and one type of imaging technology that uses electromagnetic radiation. This simple, straightforward...