Human Services Teacher Resources

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It's Magic: Understanding the Roles, Responsibilities, and Requirements of Workers

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the world of work in relation to knowledge of self and to make informed career decisions. Then they break into groups to complete the training and education for two careers selected from a listing in the...
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Career Magic

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders gather information about the roles, responsibilities, skills, and training and education requirements of workers. Then they input this information into a graphic organizer chart and identify the similarities and differences...
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The Government Connection to Healthy Citizens

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students describe the objectives of the Department of Health and Human Services. They list the agencies within the Department that deal with health issues in America. Students explain the role of government in skin cancer prevention.
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Health Careers

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Each of the 9 slides have a list of possible careers within areas of the Health industry.  There are no explanations or details of any of the jobs and so this would be useful to introduce the areas and then let the students research some...
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Salaries

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students are engaged in the study of salaries and how they vary according to different occupations. They conduct research using a variety of resources in order to summarize the earnings potential in the human services field.
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Citizen Photojournalism

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Matt Black's photo essay, "The Geography of Poverty" provides a shocking reminder of the poverty that exists in the United States. The resource not only focuses attention on poverty but also conditions that have given rise to situation...
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Going SmokeFree Matters: Bars and Restaurants

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Your students may not have ever had to decide between a smoking and nonsmoking area in a restaurant, but they still need to understand the health ramifications of secondhand smoke. A comprehensive infographic includes several facts about...
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A Worse Death: War or Flu?

For Teachers 4th - 11th Standards
In a lesson that integrates history and mathematics, class members create graphs that compare military death statistics from World War I with those that resulted from the influenza pandemic of 1918.
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Curriculum For Careers

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Learners explore potential learning, earning, and living goals that align with their personal goals and interests in a comprehensive unit that includes complete lesson plans, interactive notebooks, worksheets, overheads, rubrics, online...
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Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your Body

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
What's the difference between medical marijuana and marijuana bought on the street? Not much. High schoolers learn more about marijuana with an informational booklet that focuses on the medical uses of THC, how marijuana affects the...
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Going SmokeFree Matters: Casinos

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Everyone has the right to a smokefree workplace, but those who work in casinos are exposed to so much secondhand smoke that they can suffer the same ailments as heavy smokers themselves. Learn more about the effects of secondhand smoke,...
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Genome: The Secret of How Life Works

For Students 4th - 12th Standards
What do you have in common with a fruit fly? About 60 percent of your DNA. The resource, divided into two units, is intended for grades four to eight and another for high schoolers. Both units include eight lessons covering the genome as...
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Processes on Complex Networks

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Introduces your class to random processes in networks with an activity that uses information about disease spread using the susceptible, infectious, resistant (SIR) model. Participants determine whether a susceptible person becomes...
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Household Energy Conservation and Efficiency

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Are your household devices eating up a lot of energy? Pupils investigate household energy efficiency through a set of activities. They find ways to improve energy efficiency and reduce consumption. This is the 21st installment of a...
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How Inhalant Abuse Damages the Brain

For Teachers 7th - 10th
In this inhalant abuse worksheet, learners read about a study conducted on inhalant abusers and their brains. Students read about the results of the study and the findings. They answer 2 questions about the study and indicate the areas...
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Exercise

For Teachers K - 4th Standards
This is the perfect resource for helping youngsters understand the importance of physical activity in their daily lives. The lesson and its worksheets focus on brainstorming a variety of fitness activities, such as games you can play...
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Start Networking!

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Class members create their own social networks by collecting signatures before graphing the interactions with their fellow classmates. The degree distribution of the simulated social network is determined by calculating the degree of...
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Opioids and the Overdose Epidemic

For Teachers 4th - 12th Standards
Learn about the opioid and overdose epidemic in America with an article that explains what opioids are, how they are used, and how they are abused. Learners discover the death rates associated with opioid overdoses and other factors that...
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The Brain's Response to Drugs

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Marijuana affects the brain differently than inhalants, which have a different effect than opioids. Elementary and middle school classes read about these drugs as well as nicotine, methamphetamine, hallucinogens, and steroids before...
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Marijuana: Perception of Harm vs. Use

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Many teenagers don't believe that marijuana is harmful, but if they do, it affects whether they use it or not. Analyze the relationship between what high school seniors believe about marijuana and their tendency to use it with a reading...
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Mouse Party

For Students 7th - 12th
This is a note-taking chart for an interactive lesson on the effects of different drugs on brain activity. Middle schoolers choose a lab mouse and put it into a viewer to see what brain chemicals are being affected. They record the...
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Developing Adolescents

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Why to young people act the way they do? Scholars investigate the stages of adolescent development incorporating high school psychology techniques. Using research from the American Psychological Association, they uncover the five areas...
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Genetics and Addiction

For Students 7th - 10th
In this genetics and addiction worksheet, students answer 10 multiple choice questions about addiction, how it is treated, what genes do and their role in addiction and risk factors for substance abuse.
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Stress and Drug Abuse

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scholars identify the different causes of stress. In this health science lesson plan, students find the connection between stress and drug abuse. They discuss about the different kinds of stress they experience everyday.