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Helping Kids with Asthma Succeed

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Understanding this common breathing challenge can be a boon for suffering students.
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Regents High School Examination: Biology 2006

For Students 9th - 12th
Twenty-six pages of biology questions, mostly in multiple-choice form, are included in the all-encompassing New York State Regents exam. It assesses every topic typically covered in a high-school biology course. Create your own answer...
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Food Allergies: Grades 9-12

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Imagine life without PB&J's! For some, it isn't a question of want but a question of life and death. High schoolers investigate food allergies and develop presentations that inform others about symptoms of allergic reactions...
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Food Allergies: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Over two lessons, scholars use articles and discussions to define what a food allergy is and identify the most common food allergens. Small groups prepare a skit showcasing how the body exhibits an allergic reaction. Learners examine...
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University of Connecticut

More Than Just Dust Bunnies

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Teenagers will never complain about cleaning their rooms after this activity. In the first lesson plan of a four-part series, budding scientists collect samples of dust, chalk, and other particulates from various areas of the classroom....
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Food Allergies: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
In a creative writing and health assignment, your pupils will write a letter on behalf of an immune system to apologize for causing a food allergy, while also identifying what food allergies are and what types of foods can cause them.
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Fuss About Dust

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Dust is everywhere around us; it's unavoidable. But what exactly is dust and are certain locations dustier than others? These are the questions students try to answer in an interesting scientific investigation. Working independently or...
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Immune System

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Defense mechanisms, the lymphatic system, antibodies, and allergy are all topics addressed in this immunity learning exercise. Although designed as a chapter review for a specific text, it can be used as a unit review for any class in...
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The Immune System

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Activate the immune system in the brains of your biologists! This activity calls upon learners to explain the structure, function, and problems associated with the immune system. This activity is helpful for the advanced placement...
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Allergy: A Modern Epidemic

For Students 7th
In this allergies worksheet, 7th graders 6 paragraphs about the topic, then answer 12 questions about the passage, complete a table with verbs and nouns from the text, work on 12 sentences and discuss 4 questions with a partner (glossary...
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Food Allergies: Grades K-2

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore different types of food allergies. In this food allergy lesson, students look at what foods people with peanut, seafood, milk, egg, soy or wheat allergies have to avoid. They create a button for a student with an allergy...
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Science: It's a Nutty World!

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders conduct Internet research to explore various peanut-related topics. Among topics they investigate are: agriculture, scientific uses, and the research of George Washington Carver. As a technology component, 4th graders...
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Asthma and Allergies

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Young scholars show the symptoms of asthma, diabetes and common allergies. Students discuss ways of managing asthma, diabetes and allergies. Young scholars devise ways of helping children to cope with these.
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Allergies V. Viruses

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners examine how viruses and allergens affect the body.  For this viruses lesson students create flow charts and examine the differences in how colds are diagnosed. 
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Is Your Home Bugging You?

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students look into the world-wide rise in allergy rates. In this personal health activity, students research and discuss possible reasons for the spike in allergies. 
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Allergies

For Students 4th - 6th
In this allergies activity, students answer multiple choice questions about allergies. Students complete 3 multiple choice questions about allergies.
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Diagnosing Allergies Through Data Collection

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students research and organize information about allergies. In this data collection lesson, students watch a video about allergies. Students create a histogram using the information collected. Students complete the 'Displaying Survey...
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Noncommunicable Diseases

For Students 7th - 9th
In this chronic diseases learning exercise, students read and identify with a chronic disease called asthma. They discover how a person deals with a chronic disease and explain if they can still participate in most activities. Students...
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Noncommunicable Diseases

For Students 7th - 9th
In this noncommunicable diseases worksheet, students determine which diseases are not caused by pathogens and where a tumor is located. Then they describe a chronic disease that has a faulty immune system. Students also identify what...
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Allegry Season

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Students use the Internet to research allergies. They discover different companies which are involved in helping Americans relieve their allergy symptoms. They finally discover the different types of allergy causing agents.