Preventive Medicine Teacher Resources
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Learn to Be Smart and Safe with Medicine
3rd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Begin educating young people on how to be smart and safe with medicine. Use a set of workbook pages to explore what symptoms are, uses for medications, how to read prescription and over-the-counter medicine labels, and who to trust when...
Early Drug Abuse Prevention
K - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Good drugs, bad drugs, all kinds of drugs. Use this collection to expose your youngsters to the proper and improper usage of drugs. From alcohol to opioids to reading prescription medication labels, this collection is sure to get you started on building knowledge around drugs and drug prevention.
Different Genes Are Active in Different Kinds of Cells
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
New ReviewPersonalized medicine prevents many trial-and-error scenarios when time counts the most. Learn how gene expression and screening genomes improves health outcomes in cancer patients, those with auto-immune disorders, and more. An online...
Why Don’t Woodpeckers Get Concussions?
6 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Woodpeckers withstand more than 4,000 Gs without getting a concussion, yet humans only withstand up to 300 without getting one. An eye-opening video explains the difference in anatomy between humans and woodpecker brains as part of a...
How Does the Immune System Work?
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
The human immune system doesn't always prevent us from getting sick, so what is it doing? Young scientists watch a short video explaining what the immune system is and how it works. Then, they answer eight questions to prepare for an...
Stories of Painkiller Addiction: Prescription Drug Abuse Awareness Campaign
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Communicating About Communicable Diseases!
7th - 9th CCSS: Adaptable
Here's an activity that asks class members to explore diseases and their causes, prevention, and cures to better inform the public. After researching, discussing, and learning about communicable and noncommunicable diseases, groups...
Gleevec Inhibits Cancer-Causing Kinase BCR-ABL
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Less than 30 percent of those diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia live for five years. One researcher shares a breakthrough in treatment for this specific type of cancer. He explains how it spreads and how the medication prevents the...
Prialt Blocks Motor Synapse in Fish
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Have you ever wondered how to paralyze a fish? The cone snail produces venom that works, but what happens at a molecular level? A calcium channel blocker prevents muscle movement, enabling the slow-moving snail to catch faster, larger...