Developing a Public Health Service Message
Young scholars communicate the biological basis for an aspect of a public health issue in a visual manner. They use the basics of a variety of diseases and epidemics to create their Public Health poster and service message.
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The Infection Game: The Shape of Change
Encourage the spread of knowledge in your class with this cross-curricular epidemic simulation. Pulling together science, social studies, and math, this lesson engages learners in modeling the spread of infectious diseases, collecting...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Using Maps to Make Public Health Descisions Case Study: Harmful Algal Blooms in the Gulf of Mexico
High schoolers are introduced to GIS and its uses. Students participate as public health scientists to deliberate a course of action to explore possible research questions. Pupils interpret spatial data, and make predictions based on GIS...
9th - 12th Science
Then and Now: Public Health from 1900 to Today
Throughout the 20th Century, the world has become a healthier place. By examining the public-health issues and diseases doctors faced during the 1900's, students will compare and contrast life from today vs. life in the 1900's. Their...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Not So Sweet: Investigating Science and Health Questions About Sugar and Our Bodies
Is sugar as dangerous to our health as cigarettes? What happens when we ingest sugar, and how much do we consume on a daily basis? Using several New York Times articles, learners search for evidence to answer important questions like...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed