From The Unknown To The Informed: A Debate on Abstinence
High schoolers examine the topic of abstinence. They discover aspects of the topic from a global to local level. They participate in a debate to share their opinions.
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Prescription Pain Medication: What You Need to Know
The national epidemic of opioid addiction is making its way into high school populations. Educate the students in your class about the ways prescription opioids can both block pain and deliver large amounts of dopamine that make it very...
6th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Feeling On Display
Many teen girls and boys experience great pressure to keep up online appearances. Work together as a class to consider the effect of photos on social networking sites, and invite your learners to reflect on such important concepts as...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Commitment to Recovery
Recovery from substance addiction is an ongoing process. The final instructional activity in a series about painkiller abuse and addiction prompts learners to research various recovery options before writing a short story about a...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Learning from Smallpox: How to Eradicate a Disease
Throughout history, humans have been forced to overcome diseases that have threatened the survival of our species. This short instructional video focuses on one such disease—smallpox, the first and only disease to be completely...
6 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Why Do You Need to Get a Flu Shot Every Year?
Don't let your classes take a shot in the dark! Help them understand different types of vaccinations with an informative video lesson. The narrator explains how the flu virus challenges vaccine creators each year thanks to its shifty...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Why it's so Hard to Cure HIV/AIDS
Believe it or not, a man was cured of HIV in 2008; unfortunately doctors are still scratching their heads trying to figure out how it happened. Follow along with this short video to learn about this deadly virus and the unique...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
What Are the Effects of Opioid Addiction on Young People?
Are schools doing enough to address the opioid crisis in America? One school, Hope Academy in Indianapolis, focuses its entire curriculum on recovery from substance abuse. A nine-minute video from PBS documents the school's efforts to...
10 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable