Students read and answer questions on neural processing and the Pinocchio Illusion. They relate and discuss these topics in conjunction with body-image disorders such as anorexia and bulimia . This lesson include video extension activities.
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Life-Size Printout: Adult, Modern Homo Sapiens
A set of printable skeletons will make a perfect addition to any class learning about life science. With life-size displays of both an adult and juvenile skeleton, the educational resource will engage young scientists as they learn about...
1st - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Ebola Virus Explained—How Your Body Fights For Survival
Most realize that Ebola is deadly and highly contagious, but what exactly does it do to your body? The video offers a look at how Ebola spreads through your body systems. It includes how each part of the immune system responds.
6 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Anorexia and Eating Disorders
How does someone develop an eating disorder? Explore the link between health and body image with a video from a larger biology series. Content includes the symptoms and effects of eating disorders, reasons that eating disorders go...
3 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Happens if Your Body is Exposed to the Vacuum of Space?
What might happen if a body encounters the vacuum of space? Through multiple experiments and a couple of real-life accidents, we know more about how a person would die — and it doesn't look nearly as dramatic as science fiction would...
4 mins 9th - 12th Science
Music: "Hearing Between The Lines"
The class listens to and reads lyrics from popular songs that explore themes of self-esteem, body image, and eating disorders. The song interpretations will serve as a jumping-off point to deeper discussion on the issues, culminating in...
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts
Looks Aren't Everything. Believe me, I'm a Model
"Image is powerful; but also, image is superficial." Insecurity and body image are prevalent topics in adolescence. In her presentation, model Cameron Russell begins an exploration of the power and effect of image in our everyday lives....
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History