Walk a Mile in Another Man’s Shoes
In this personal health empathy worksheet, students read 3 scenarios and examine what is happening in each of them. Students role play the situations using strategies that show empathy toward one another.
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Muscular Dystrophy: A Walk in Their Shoes
Health and biology learners wear five pound weights on their legs for 24 hours to simulate the extra effort required when people suffer from muscular dystrophy. They research the disability online and write about how it feels to "walk in...
9th - 12th Health
Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Campaign
The I-STOP law was designed to regulate the distribution and tracking of prescription drugs. After reading an article about its signing and implementation, middle and high schoolers work together to come up with their own ideas for an...
6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Benefits of a Good Night's Sleep
It's well known that people should get eight hours of sleep each night, but exactly why is that? Follow along with this short video as it investigates the crucial role sleep plays not only in peoples' physical health, but their memory...
6 mins 7th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Walking in their Shoes; Civilizations in the Americas: Lesson 17
Sixth graders explore foreign cultures by analyzing historic clothing. In this American Indian lesson, 6th graders identify moccasins and the uses of footwear and other tools in the Americas. Students create fake moccasins with...
6th Social Studies & History