Injuries and illness Teacher Resources

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Self-Injury Awareness Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this Self Injury Awareness Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing questions,...
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Managing Training Loads and Sports Injuries

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How can our young athletes work to reduce sports injuries and avoid risks associated with overtraining? Discover the major components of managing and monitoring an individual's training load, as well as the warning signs and symptoms of...
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Phrasal Verbs: Illness

For Students 6th - 7th
In this phrasal verbs worksheet, students complete a ten question multiple choice on-line interactive quiz about verbs related to illness. Examples: fight it off, swells up, black out.
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Safe at Work

For Teachers 8th Standards
From minimum wage to minimizing injuries, young workers need to know their rights! The sixth and final lesson plan in a series of college and career readiness activities gets eighth graders thinking about safety and labor laws. 
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No Title

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore, analyze and explain self concept and five ways that alcohol harms the body. They assess the relationship between positive health behaviors and the prevention of injury, illness, disease, and other health problems.
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Illnesses and Injuries: Health Vocabulary

For Teachers Pre-K - Higher Ed
Help your English learners name what's ailing them with this presentation about illnesses and injuries. From backaches to sunburns, to measles, the funny illustrations in these slides will help your class to identify the English words...
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Visting the Doctor/Pharmacy/Discussing Ailments

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers review German vocabulary words and phrases, and role play scenarios on situation cards wherein they describe, in German, their injuries/illnesses to each other. Students then practice writing excuse notes in German.
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For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
This presentation covers an extensive range of terms related to proper fitness recovery! Slides review such concepts as active recovery, aids to recovery, importance of hydration and diet, useful acronyms to address injuries, sports...
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A Trip to the Doctor

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Oh la la! J'ai mal à la tête! Teach your Francophones different body parts by setting up your classroom like a doctor's office. Instead of having a doll, as suggested, consider having each class member draw a card at the beginning of...
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Getting Sick

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore the difference between injuries and illness. For this cancer awareness lesson, students discover that cancer is not a contagious disease. Students explore healthy habits that decrease the risk of developing cancer later...
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Fit To Play?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students research certain sports-related injuries and who may be at risk for these conditions. They synthesize their knowledge by collectively developing a comprehensive medical history form.
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Infectious Disease Case Study

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Small groups of life science learners look at Allison's symptoms and discuss a diagnosis. They use a chart of illnesses and draw symptom clues from an envelope to determine what illness she has. A lesson like this gives children an...
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The Science of the Cinnamon Challenge

For Students 9th - 12th
Have you heard of the cinnamon challenge? The video explains why it is a horrible idea and can lead to serious illness, injury, and possibly death. It focuses on the properties of cinnamon and the way bodies react to eating it in large...
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What Happens When You Get Heat Stroke? sun stroke, homeostasis, body temperature

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Exertional heat stroke is one of the three leading causes of death in sports, but with the help of this video young athletes will be able to avoid this life-threatening condition. Offering clear explanations of how the body dissipates...
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What is Skin For?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Smooth or scaly, skin is sensational! Besides keeping us from being gooey, what does it do? Pupils embark on an integumentary investigation with a short video about skin. Topics include the special features of skin cells, how skin...
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ASPIRIN (Assess Simulated Presentation Involving Realistic Injury Now)

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students integrate biology and chemistry into a medical framework. They nterpret observations and data and evaluate their hypotheses in the light of the data obtained.. They make appropriate diagnosis and recommend treatment.
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Module 6: Survivor in rescue 117: Emergency Rescue and Transport

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Pupils identify and practice the proper techniques for conducting an emergency rescue and transport of an injured person.  In this health lesson, students examine circumstances to determine if and how patients should be safely moved...
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It Wasn't a Bullet

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Pupils explore U.S. history by researching disease in class. In this Civil War injury lesson, students identify the different causes of death most soldiers faced while fighting in the war. Pupils role-play and write a diary entry as...
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Consuming Healthy Snacks

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Get your class into great shape by introducing them to the benefits of eating healthy snacks and engaing in regular exercise. This set of activities comes with all the worksheets and handouts needed to complete several weeks of nutrition...
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Investigating the Heroin and Prescription Opioid Epidemic

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
How bad is the opioid crisis in America? Has it gotten worse in the last few decades? Why? High schoolers delve into these questions with a thorough and thoughtful lesson from The New York Times on heroin prescription opioids. Starting...
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Principles of First Aid and Medical Emergencies

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here is a great resource to guide your instruction on identifying medical emergencies and administering first aid when necessary. Topics covered include assessing the scene of an emergency, calling EMS, and addressing a range of medical...
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Piggybook: A Read4Health Lesson Plan

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
"You are pigs." With those three simple words, the lives of the Piggott family were changed forever. Read aloud the children's story Piggybook by Anthony Browne and teach your class the importance of personal responsibility, learning...
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For Students 6th - 12th
Are your English language learners feeling unwell? Provide them with the tools to express how they are feeling and to talk about health in general. Included here are discussion activities, vocabulary, listening activities, grammar...
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Blood – True Blood (Part 1)

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Teach your class about human blood and explain why donation is so important using the 29th video in a series of 47. Learners explore the basic components of blood, how cuts stop bleeding, and how antigens determine blood types. 

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