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Designing and Analyzing Data Collected from Wearable Devices to Solve Problems in Health Care
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Wearable devices have become more the norm than the exception. Learners analyze data from a sample device with a regression analysis in a helpful hands-on lesson. Their focus is to determine if there is a connection between temperature...
The Rising Cost of Health Care: Is there an explanation?
Twelfth graders explore rising health care costs and the Law of Diminishing Marginal Utility. They participate in an activity that demonstrates the Law of Diminishing Marginal Utility. Students read the may 27, 2005 Economic Letter and...
Who's Uninsured in 2007? It's More Than Just the Poor
9th - 12th
High schoolers explore the concept of health care. In this health care lesson, students read an article about the financial cost associated with health care. High schoolers discuss costs and resources that people in the article have to...
Who is the Expert? Exploring Credible Sources in Healthcare
6th - 12th
How do you decide what sources are credible when researching online? Evaluate sources with a focus on researching health issues. After brainstorming common health concerns and how they would try to diagnose these problems, class members...
Federalism: Crash Course Government and Politics #4
9 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Who has the power? Learners investigate the concept of federalism in the United States government and politics. They view a short video to understand and discuss the concept of who controls the laws around health care, taxes, and even...
Cartoons for the Classroom: Interpreting the "Tank Man" Symbol
9th - 12th
The iconic image of the Tank Man is imitated in this political cartoon analysis, in which learners examine a cartoon depicting a similar standoff. The original image is pictured, and learners compare it to a more modern cartoon of the...
Patient Education in Interdisciplinary Health Care Settings
9th - Higher Ed
Students assume roles of various health care professionals and educators to problem solve patient education issues. They introduce and comprehend cross-training in health care. Students assess the problem and brainstorm the problem.
Cartoons for the Classroom: Oh, What's the Next Crisis?
10th - 12th
As scholars examine a simple political cartoon, they consider some of the crises of 2009: oil, foreign wars, energy, global warming, Swine Flu, etc. A list is provided for background information, and 3 talking points (or writing points)...
Medication Safety Patrol: Pharmacy Crossword Puzzle
3rd - 6th CCSS: Adaptable
Nine pages set to a pharmaceutical theme offers scholars the chance to complete five activities. Worksheet pages include a crossword puzzle, drawing, an object sort, and math puzzles using addition, multiplication, and division.
Youth Exposure to Advertising and E-Cigarette Use
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Vaping is increasingly popular with young people. Small wonder given the marketing strategies used by the companies that produce E-cigarettes and vaping flavors like menthol, chocolate, and candy. Check out an infographic that identifies...
Big Ideas That Changed The World : Democracy (Part 3/5)
7 mins 9th - 12th
Why canÕt you plan for peace the way you plan for war? Part three explores the connections between economic power and democracy. The British Labor PartyÕs victory results in an attempt to provide free education and free health care. But...
A Warm Embrace that Saves Lives
5 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Millions of parents around the world must resort to ineffective, unsafe methods in order to keep their newborns warm. TED Fellow Jane Chen presents a new invention designed to address this problem, and concludes by calling for a "new...
Creating Awareness through Action Oriented Writing and Research
8th CCSS: Designed
Middle schoolers aren't too young to feel strongly about politics, social issues, consumer rights, or environmental problems. Demonstrate the first steps toward social change with a project about action-oriented writing. Eighth graders...
The Rights of Women in the United States
8th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Six diverse activities make up a substantial unit on the women's rights movement in the United States, past and present. A few of the topics at hand: the fourteenth and nineteenth amendments, the Equal Pay Act, the Lily Ledbetter Act,...
How Does an Unhealthy Diet Influence our Health and Well-Being?
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
You are what you eat, or so they say! After surveying family and friends on a week of eating habits, learners analyze the data for patterns. They compare different variables such as fats and cost, fats and calories, or fats and LDLs.
Why Is Meningitis so Dangerous?
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Meningitis is scary and life-threatening—but preventable. Learn the science behind the disease and how to prevent contraction in a three-part lesson. Scholars first view a video describing the characteristics of meningitis and how people...
Smart Tattoos and Tiny Robots: Crash Course Engineering #37
10 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewWhat does the future hold for implantable devices? An informative video discusses the history of devices implanted in the human body starting with the first pace maker. After a discussion of the hurdles people must consider when...
Addressing Misconceptions about New Tobacco Products
6th - 12th
Separating the misconceptions from the facts about new tobacco products can be a challenge, especially given the aggressive advertising campaigns that target teens and pre-teens. A poster can help young people get the facts about the...
1999 AP® Environmental Science Free-Response Questions
10th - 12th
New ReviewPollution is a real concern in most areas of Earth. A four-question AP® assessment has learners analyze data related to water pollution and air pollution as well as consider the pros and cons of recycling. Each question has several...
How to Engineer Health - Drug Discovery and Delivery: Crash Course Engineering #36
10 mins 9th - 12th
New ReviewThe future of medicine involves engineering. Viewers of an educational video see how engineering plays a role in the discovery and development of new medicines. It also looks at targeted drug delivery systems, classical and reverse...
Money Management: Lesson 2 - Benefits of the Job
9th - Higher Ed
Students explore the concept of fringe benefits and the emphasis that should be placed upon them when considering a job. They discuss Worker's Compensation, unemployment insurance, and Social Security benefits. In addition, students...
What's Growing at the Tips of Your Fingers (In Addition to Your Fingernails?)
11th - 12th
Students review procedures for handwashing and explore the connection between microbiology and improved health care. They examine bacterial culture grown from bacteria under their fingernails and write a procedure for handwashing in a...
Local Dynamics of Taking to the Street - Causes & Consequences
Students are introduced to the topic of street children. They identify the main reasons children leave home. Using the internet, they research the availablity of healthcare and education of children in an assigned country. They develop...
Local Dynamics of Child Prostitution - Causes & Consequences
Students are introduced to the topic of child prostitution. They identify the main causes that drive children to this type of life. Using the internet, they research a country and how access these type of children have to healthcare...
Interconnections Between Private and Civic Life -- Focus on the County
6th - 8th
Pupils distinguish between civic and public life. In groups, they identify the relationships between the two types of arenas as well. They research the roles of the Fairfax County government and how well they provide healthcare, safety...