Health and Environmental Agency Overview
Students identify the roles of the Environmental Protection Agency, Centers for Disease Control and others. They use the internet to gather information. They also discuss the roles of local agencies.
8th - 9th Health 3 Views 2 Downloads
Breaking Down Hate Speech
Defining and considering the affects of hate speech is the focus of a series of activities that encourage class members to develop approaches for dealing with hate speech both online and offline. Groups act as mediation committees and...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
Staying Green While Being Clean
Clean up the environment with a instructional activity that focuses on replacing hazardous cleaning supplies with green, environmentally-friendly products. Using a dirty patch of surface as a control area, kids clean other parts of...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Social Skills Treatment Programme
Even though they may not be tested on standardized assessments, social skills are vital for students to develop during their years in school. Through a series of discussions, activities, and role-playing exercises, these lessons teach...
3rd - 12th Health CCSS: Adaptable
Exploring Self-Esteem 1: What Is Self-Esteem?
Adolescents explore self-esteem and the various factors that influence a person's sense of self in this four-part lesson series. Through a combination of whole class instruction, small group discussions, and independent work, students...
6th - 12th Health
Lesson 7: Relationships - Day 5: Acquaintances & Strangers
What is the difference between a friend and an acquaintance? What about an acquaintance and a stranger? As part of a unit on Family Life and Sexual Health (FLASH), class members role play appropriate responses to situations involving...
9th - 12th Health
Gender Roles: Exposing Stereotypes
A series of activities help middle- and high-schoolers identify and explore gender stereotypes and how they can lead to violence and abuse. Use think-pair-share to activate whole class brainstorming about what it means to "be a man" and...
8th - 9th 21st Century Skills
Should We Eat Bugs?
Cricket cookies? Mealworm mac and cheese? Bugs are super nutritious! Why don't we eat them? Hear the history of entomophagy, that is, the practice of eating insects and spiders, by viewing this video. It is a fascinating exploration of...
5 mins 5th - 10th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Crossing the Line Online: Sexual Harassment and Violence in the Age of Social Media - NYTimes.com
Sexual harassment and sexual violence are by no means new issues. What has changed is the role of social media in these issues. This powerful and troubling lesson uses a specific rape case to launch research into a discussion of the...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Something's fishy here! Fishermen are having trouble catching enough fish to supply the demand due to years of overfishing. Bycatch, the unintentional harvesting of unwanted fish, is also a serious situation. Follow the viewing of this...
4 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable