Too Much Sun, Not Much Fun
Sixth graders, in groups, research the dangers of too much sun. They are to create and present posters they made showing the information of what happens when one is exposed to too much sun and how to protect your skin from the sun.
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How Much Screen Time?
Conduct original research with a social survey about television viewing time. Sixth graders take notes about television viewing and then come up with at least three hypotheses to test with their surveys. The plan calls for collaboration...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Screens Displace Fun Activities
The first step in getting youngsters away from the screen may just be helping them to realize there are other fun activities for them to do! Lesson three in this unit is all about doing just that. Help your class generate ideas through a...
3rd - 6th English Language Arts
Exercise is Fun! - Track Your Move-It Minutes
Get your class up and moving with a fun exercise tracking chart. Kids will be able to see just how much exercise they get in a single week as they color in the grid to indicate how much they moved each day. The grid provides five boxes...
1st - 6th Physical Education
Home Living/ Daily Living: Food Groups
What are the best foods to eat, and how much is too much? Kids discuss the importance of eating the right amount of each of the four food groups. They discuss the food pyramid and make meals by cutting and pasting foods from a magazine...
3rd - 8th Special Education & Programs
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