Students discuss the importance of a healthy diet. In groups, they discover how eating certain foods can prevent diseases such as cancer, diabetes and heart disease. To end the lesson, they watch a video on the myths of having a perfect body.
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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
Health and the Whole Person
The first lesson of the unit introduces class members to the social, physical, emotional, cognitive, and spiritual constituent elements of health and the need for balance among these elements. Class members used the provided assessment...
9th - 10th Health CCSS: Adaptable
Controlling the Pandemic: Public Health Focus
Students 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