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Agricultural Issues

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The agricultural industry, just like any industry, can have issues. Kids discuss hot topics like mad cow disease to grasp the types of political issues common to industrial agriculture. The lesson is broken into three parts. Each part...
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Measures To Combat Mad Cow Disease

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read an article at CNNfyi.com about Mad Cow disease. They identify and explain bovine spongiform encephalopathy and Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease. They formulate ways to combat mad cow disease.
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The Brain Eater

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars 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...
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Resource Based Learning Unit Using Mad Cow Disease

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students research the topic of mad cow disease. They use an internal research network to search for newspaper and magazine articles about the disease. They are to evaluate the information they find and determine if it is creditable.
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Prions: The Real Zombie-Makers

For Students 9th - 12th
Zombies eat your brain, and so do prions. The video explains the similarities between zombies and prions. It then focuses on the way prions form, spread, and the dangers associated with them. It concludes with common prion illnesses and...
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Cows in Crisis

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students study mad cow disease and how it has affected the lifestyles of many Europeans. They examine local cattle industry and look for steer- or cow-related products. They organize information they find and present it to the rest of...
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Breaking News English: Japan's First Mad Cow Disease Death

For Students 5th - 10th
For this English worksheet, students read "Japan's First Mad Cow Disease Death," and then respond to 10 multiple choice, 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.
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Diseases Without Borders

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students use the European Union's struggle with Mad Cow Disease as a starting point to study the spread of infectious diseases across geographical boundaries.
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Reading Comprehension 4

For Students 11th - 12th
Ever needed a reason to stop eating meat? Read this interesting (and slightly disgusting) passage with your class to assess reading comprehension. 
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Translation and Proteins

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars follow the steps of translation and identify the reactants and products of translation. They able to explain that proteins are made of amino acids which are coded for by RNA. Students are able to give examples of...
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Viruses

For Teachers 9th
If your students are learning about viruses this powerpoint has clear slides with some nice images that could be used as review or as a summary to illustrate a lecture.
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Breaking News English: British Food

For Students 5th - 10th
In this British Food worksheet, students read the article, answer true and false questions, complete synonym matching, complete phrase matching, complete a gap fill, answer short answer questions, answer discussion questions, write, and...
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Protein Puzzles

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the concept of protein structure. They read an article, construct a three-dimensional model of an insulin protein, take a quiz, conduct Internet research, and answer discussion questions.
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Viruses

For Students 6th - 10th
In this biology lesson, students complete a crossword puzzle with 35 questions about viruses. They identify the different types of viruses and the diseases they bring.
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Science Writing

For Students 7th - 9th
In this science writing worksheet, students read about the details used in science writing such as facts, observations and conclusions. They answer 5 questions about paragraphs they read and they identify the differences between science...
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Economics 11 Worksheet

For Students 8th - 12th
In this economics practice worksheet, students distinguish goods and services from one another. Students also respond to 10 questions about supply and demand.
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Breaking News English: Japan to Resume U.S. Beef Imports

For Students 5th - 10th
In this English worksheet, students read " Japan to Resume U.S. Beef Imports," and then respond to 47 fill in the blank, 7 short answer, 20 matching, and 8 true or false questions about the selection.

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