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16 resources with the concept us food and drug administration

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The Jungle, Muckrakers, and Teddy Roosevelt

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Two lessons comprise "The Jungle, Muckrakers, and Teddy Roosevelt" unit module that asks middle schoolers to consider whether investigative journalism is beneficial or detrimental. The lessons focus on the evidence Upton Sinclair used to...
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How One Scientist Averted a National Health Crisis

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Between 1957 and 1962, thousands of infants born in Canada, Great Britain, and Germany had serious deformities due to thalidomide, a drug marketed to pregnant women as a mild sleeping aid and to relieve pregnancy nausea. However, the...
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The Economics of Dallas Buyers Club

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
How do entrepreneurship and crony capitalism intersect with federal regulation and the Food and Drug Administration in Dallas Buyers Club? This is a fascinating video that covers a wealth of economic concepts while referencing the recent...
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Uncle Sam and the American Diet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Uncle Sam wants you to follow the food pyramid! Scholars analyze two images of propaganda posters the government created to promote the food pyramid. Academics complete a worksheet to understand the impact of the campaign and end the...
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Effects of Food Regulation in the Progressive Era

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Moldy canned goods, exploding ketchup, and filthy conditions: These were some of the issues the reformers of the Progressive Era targeted with legislation such as the Pure Food and Drug Act. Using images of food factories and documents...
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“Read All About It”: Primary Source Reading in “Chronicling America”

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Can investigative journalism become too sensationalistic and accusatory, or is it vital for the survival of a democracy? Middle schoolers analyze primary source documents from early 20th-century newspapers as well as Theodore Roosevelt's...
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Is Aspartame Safe?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
How sweet it is! Is it possible for something that tastes so sweet to be bad for us? Young sweetener scientists get an in-depth look at aspartame with a video from the American Chemical Society's Reactions playlist. Content includes...
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Computing Probabilities for the Standard Normal Distribution: The FDA and Food Safety

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
To recall or not to recall, that is the question. Using provided data, pupils calculate the percent of people that may fall ill on average. The scholars determine the standard deviation based upon the mean and the empirical rule, then...
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Beauty or the Beast

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Does the FDA really intend to protect public health? Spark a debate in your chemistry or health class by using this article, titled "Beauty or the Beast." It questions the safety of cosmetics and toiletry products, govenment regulations,...
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Biotechnology Regulations

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Bio-ethical laws and regulations on the federal, state, and local levels are covered in this Powerpoint discussing genetically modified food.  The steps needed to get permits and approval for GMO crops and other foodstuffs are discussed....
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Sanitation in the Food Industry

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
If you are looking for an aid in teaching about safety in our food industry, this presentation might fit the bill. It begins by telling the history of food laws and development of the regulatory agencies. Each agency is described in...
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Special Treatment

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students determine the role of the FDA in approving new drugs. They investigate some of these new drugs and consider the pros and cons of taking part in a clinical study.
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Double Trouble?

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students investigate cloned meat and animal products. In this food safety lesson, students research the noted Web sites in search of information about cloning and food labelling. Students use their findings to create informative...
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A Feast for the Future

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils participate in an activity that uses a simulated meal of transgenic foods in order to initiate a discussion of the controversy concerning the use of transgenic food products.
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Killer Disease on Campus

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Young scholars identify and evaluate the current FDA procedures for drug development, testing and approval. They conduct Internet research, work in groups to create charts and participate in a class discussion about the pros and cons of...
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FDA & You

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners have a better understanding of the function of the FDA and how it affects them. They, in groups, research an entire decade of FDA events, then make a short presentation to the class about their decade.