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Marathon Challenge by PBS

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Does your class have the heart for this activity about exercise and pulse rates? After measuring resting heart rate and recovery heart rate, have your young athletes investigate pulse rate and the effect of exercise on pulse rate. This...
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Gender Roles: Exposing Stereotypes

For Teachers 8th - 9th
A series of activities help middle- and high-schoolers identify and explore gender stereotypes and how they can lead to violence and abuse. Use think-pair-share to activate whole class brainstorming about what it means to "be a man" and...
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Selling Tobacco

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Take a look at tobacco advertising techniques through the decades. Students analyze the differences in strategies, and write an essay on the advertising history of one brand of tobacco, how tobacco advertising has changed over time, or...
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Learning Gender Stereotypes

For Teachers 8th - 9th
How do media representations influence our attitudes? Examining advertisements through the filter of gender representation forms the basis of this, the second of three lessons that address gender stereotypes. Resources include links,...
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Don't Drink and Drive: Assessing the Effectiveness of Anti-Drinking Campaigns

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Have your class explore alcohol awareness public service announcements. Provided are a detailed plan and a complete set of materials for doing just this. Learners are exposed to a series of approaches and advertisements and decide which...
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Bias and Crime in Media

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Critical thinking and social justice are central themes for this resource on bias and crime in media. The class views and discusses an incisive PSA that highlights assumptions based on race. Small groups read newspaper opinion pieces...
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Studying Contraception

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Abstinence, different contraceptives, decision-making about sexual activity, and peer pressure are a few of the topics in this lesson. Did you know the majority of youth are not sexually active? This would be a great jumping off point...
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Examining Abstinence

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Highschoolers investigate the concept of abstinence and how it is considered the safest expression of teen sexuality. Guiding questions are used to help high schoolers through the lesson. There are many components to this lesson which...
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Play Ball: A Major League Review Game

For Teachers K - 12th
In this review and test-taking practice lesson plan, the classroom is set up like a baseball field. The class is set up into 2 teams and has to answer questions that moves them along the bases like in baseball. The team that wins has the...
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Intoxication: In the Arms of Morpheus

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A comprehensive lesson that takes a look at psychoactive plants with this one focusing on the opium poppy. Information about the history, culture, use, source and effects are discussed. There are weblinks to reliable sources about drugs...
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Increase Kindness, Defeat Bullying: Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation

For Students 7th - 9th
High-interest content captures your most reluctant readers and class participants. Lady Gaga's Born This Way Foundation, in collaboration with Harvard University, seeks to nurture a culture of kindness and reduce bullying. Excerpts from...
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"Hooping It Up"

For Students 6th - 10th
Hoops, basketball or Hula? Hula hoop workouts, will this be the next big thing or just a fad? Read all about it and decide for yourself.
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Health and Exercise

For Teachers 6th - 10th
An introduction to the three components of good health: physical, mental, and social well-being. The emphasis of this presentation is on physical well-being addressing exercise, fitness, and hygiene.  There is a lot here to stimulate...
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Avoiding Consumer Fraud: Financial Scams and Schemes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young consumers get a hefty dose of information on how fraud can put their financial health at risk. The resource provides detailed lecture notes, scaffolded notetaking sheets, vocabulary worksheets, transparencies, and seven links to...
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Decision Making

For Teachers 7th - 10th
"What pressures are there for teens to become sexually active?" The class writes anonymous responses on paper. The teacher then reads them aloud and the response is discussed by the group. They then examine their personal life goals and...
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Reproduction and Development

For Students 7th - 11th
Have a sense of humor when discussing human anatomy with your class! Through puzzles and riddles, learners become comfortable with words relating to reproduction and development. They combine mixed up words from the "vocabulary gene...