Health Breakers-Health Makers
Students examine food labels. They read and compare food labels. Students determine which snack foods are healthy and which foods are not as healthy. They analyze various snack foods and create a poster promoting healthy alternatives.
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100 People: Global Issues Through Our Lens
If the world were 100 people...17 would not have access to safe drinking water, 18 would not be able to read or write, and 52 would not have a primary education. Using the theme of "100 people," this resource explores other major issues...
9th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Truth or Money: How Advertisers Censor Health Information in Media
Two compelling texts about tobacco companies' influence over editorial content in print media introduce readers to the concept of advertising censorship. After study and discussion, class members compose a mock "final column" by a...
6th - 9th English Language Arts
Prescription for the Economy
To better understand the link between health care and the economy, learners first interview an adult about their experiences with health care. They gather data to create a multi-media presentation that shows the impact of health care...
7th - 12th Social Studies & History
Using an engaging analogy regarding who decides what food should be served in cafeterias, your learners will discover how interest groups work to persuade policy makers and advocate for the needs of their groups. Topics covered in the...
6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
"Youth Obesity: Schools Fight Back” Language Arts Lesson Plan
Kids fight obesity by comparing the USDA food intake suggestions to what they personally consume throughout the day. They watch a video, read texts, and explore related vocabulary which they use as they compose an oral presentation. Hand...
7th - 12th Health CCSS: Designed
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
White House Campaign on Childhood Obesity
Students examine teen obesity in the United States. In this civics instructional activity, students gather data regarding health and fitness in their school. Students use their findings as well as selected sources to plan and implement a...
7th - 12th Health
Controlling the Pandemic: Public Health Focus
Pupils examine global issues centered around HIV and AIDS. In this health science lesson, students compare and analyze public health measures and factors that affect the treatment of HIV/AIDS. They examine the role of socioeconomic...
10th - 12th Science