We found 68 reviewed resources for understanding the effects of cancer
The Cancer Gene We All HaveLesson Planet
3 mins 9th - 12th
What is cancer? And why don't we all have it? These concepts are explored and tumor suppressor genes are introduced in this animated feature. This nutshell of information is fully packed and makes an outstanding resource for your biology...
Why Do We Have to Wear Sunscreen?Lesson Planet
5 mins 8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Impress upon your learners the importance of using sunscreen to protect their skin throughout life. With this video, they will learn not only about the basics of how much sunscreen to apply and for how long, but they will also have the...
Student Cancer Journals -- Personal Reflections and Research on Life and Death IssuesLesson Planet
9th - 10th
Concepts learned in the study of mitosisand biochemistry help when making life or death decisions. Compile a notebook or portfolio of work related to the project can make the research more organized and relevant.
Going SmokeFree Matters: Bars and RestaurantsLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Your students may not have ever had to decide between a smoking and nonsmoking area in a restaurant, but they still need to understand the health ramifications of secondhand smoke. A comprehensive infographic includes several facts about...
Nanomedicine: Problem-Solving to Treat CancerLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine the profile of a patient who has lung cancer, and determine the best way to administer a new drug for the lung cancer. They analyze a picture of the circulatory system, and in small groups brainstorm different...
The World's Most Unavoidable CarcinogenLesson Planet
3 mins 9th - Higher Ed
Bask in the glow of an illuminating resource. Young scientists learn how sunlight is an ubiquitous carcinogen. The engaging video in the ACS Reactions series describes the effects ultraviolet radiation has on the human body.
Electromagnetic RadiationLesson Planet
10th - 12th CCSS: Designed
How can nanoparticles be used in the battle against skin cancer. Class members take on the question as they gather information about electromagnetic radiation, specifically ultraviolet radiation. Pupils learn about the mathematical...
Scientific Themes in Personal GeneticsLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Humans can be tested for the presence of the BRCA gene, whose presence is an indicator that they have a greater chance of acquiring breast cancer than someone without the gene. Viewers have an opportunity to explore how genes and...
How Do Our Bodies Fight Off Dangerous Chemicals?Lesson Planet
2 mins 9th - 12th
Humans have produced more than 8,000 synthetic chemicals, and we don't know the long-term effects on our bodies for most of them. A video highlights current scientific research to determine which are safe and how to modify those that...
The Tobacco Time Bomb: What's In A Cigarette?Lesson Planet
4th - 12th
In this enlightening and disturbing health lesson, students read and discuss information on smoking and closely-look at the ingredients in a cigarette. You will be amazed at the list of ingredients that are found in cigarettes. This...
How Does Your Body Know What Time It Is?Lesson Planet
5 mins 7th - 12th
Do you often go to bed and wake up around the same time? Does your stomach begin to growl at the same time before eating lunch? This pattern is known as a circadian rhythm. Watch a video that explains the physiological phenomenon and how...
Marijuana: Breaking Down the BuzzLesson Planet
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There are a lot of myths surrounding marijuana. Read a passage that clarifies the dangers of teens smoking marijuana, its harmful effects on the development of the brain, and the possible correlation of cigarette smoking to marijuana...
What Does Earth Day Mean? - Biology Teaching ThesisLesson Planet
6th - 8th
Learners possible sources of water pollution, and explain the effects that water pollution can have on the food on the food chain. They Name human and other animal (i.e. fish) illnesses that can be contracted from drinking polluted...
Discovering Rainforest LocationsLesson Planet
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
How many rainforests are there, where are they, and do global factors effect their locations? These are great questions that have great answers. Children in grades four through eight use several different maps to determine why...