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Seasonal Science: Ragweed Allergies
3 mins 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat's the difference between seasonal allergies and seasonal colds? Learn about one of the most common seasonal allergies, ragweed, through a brief yet informative video as part of the Seasonal Science series. Understand why ragweed is...
How One Scientist Averted a National Health Crisis
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewBetween 1957 and 1962, thousands of infants born in Canada, Great Britain, and Germany had serious deformities due to thalidomide, a drug marketed to pregnant women as a mild sleeping aid and to relieve pregnancy nausea. However, the...
What Causes Constipation?
4 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewChronic constipation includes those people with fewer than five bowel movements per week. Understanding the causes of constipation helps determine appropriate treatments. Changes in diet, schedule, stress, and age alter the way our body...
Could You Be Immune to Everything?
7 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewCould super immunity be the next big super power? Discover the amazing inner workings of the immune system through an engaging video from an interesting science playlist. Animated antibodies take on a variety of pathogenic invaders while...
Boston vs Bullies: Facilitator's Guide
K - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Score a big win for your school's environment with top-notch bullying prevention resources! The downloadable materials feature prominent sports figures from the Boston area talking about their experiences with bullying. Appropriate for...
Equality in Smoking and Disease—Nobody Wins!
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Fifty years ago, women were much less likely to die from smoking-related ailments than men. But thanks to targeted advertisements for and a wider availability of tobacco products, men and women are now equally susceptible to the health...
Some Groups Have Higher Exposure to Secondhand Smoke and Its Harmful Effects
6th - 12th
What age group among non-smoking Americans has the highest exposure to secondhand smoke? What racial group? What economic group? Statistics from the National Health and Nutrition council from 1999 to 2012 may just surprise you.