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2011 AP® Macroeconomics Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Exchange rates are dependent on a variety of factors. Scholars tease out these factors using a prompt from College Board. Another query examines the economic health of a country with barometers such as gross domestic product and wages. A...
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Top 4 Tips to Spot Bad Science Reporting

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How can people make good decisions about their health when modern news reporting is so unreliable? Using an informative video resource, viewers discover the acronym GLAD. They learn to get past the clickbait, look for crazy claims,...
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On This Day: September 11, 2001

For Students 7th - Higher Ed Standards
New ReviewSeptember 11—another date that will live in infamy. Using news footage from that day, as well as interviews with government officials who helped guide the United States during the attack, pupils learn about the tragic events. Additional...
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Diabesity Childhood Epidemic

For Students 9th - 12th
In this health worksheet, students find the words that are related to the problems of diabetes and obesity. The answers are found at the bottom of the page.
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Personal Health Series-Food Safety

For Students 6th - 8th
In this food chain worksheet, students read about 2 flowcharts showing the route of an apple from an orchard to a lunch bag and of salmon from water to a dinner table. Students list the potential food risks at each stage of the flowchart...
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Food Preferences and Healthful Eating

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners discuss healthy eating habits. In this food preferences lesson, students read a scenario about teenagers visiting a restaurant.   Learners role play the story and complete a graphic organizer.  
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Unit on Globalization and Health

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students examine the history of spread of infectious diseases. They practice using new vocabulary and discover how globalization has promoted the spread of disease. They brainstorm ideas on how to respond to global health concerns.
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How to Read a Nutrition Label

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Take a look down a grocery aisle and you will see nutrition labels on every can and box of food. Do you know how to read the labels? This video shows you briefly what a nutrition label looks like and a few of the elements listed on each...
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Food Labels & Portion Size

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Do you know the serving size of that muffin you are eating? Oddly, many packaged items have unrealistic portion sizes, like 3/4 of a spear of a pickle. When you therefore look at the nutrition label on that jar of pickles, the calorie...
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Culture and Obesity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers explore cultural perceptions regarding obesity. In this personal health lesson, students read case scenarios about 3 women and their health perceptions. High schoolers discuss the women and the stereotypes associated with...
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White House Campaign on Childhood Obesity

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students think about obesity. In this health lesson, students discuss the affects of obesity and evaluate the effectiveness of their school's fitness program. Students will then devise a plan to improve their school's health and fitness...
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Beef Made Easy

For Students 7th - 12th
In this health worksheet, students examine the ways that beef can be beneficial to the diet of a healthy person, The sheet has wonderful graphics.
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The Magical Ingredient: Fat

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore fats in foods. In this personal health and nutrition lesson, students view a Frontline video segment, examine the role fat plays in their personal diets, and develop plans to eliminate fats and implement exercise into...
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Human Sexuality Presentations

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students examine human health by researching the internet. In this human sexuality lesson, students utilize the web to locate a website which contains information about a certain sexual aspect. Students create a group presentation on one...
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Protesting Pollution Sources

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students identify pollution problems and their impact on commmunity health. They role-play as a concerned citizens group investigating the types and sources of pollution and the cost of remediation. They compile their findings in a...
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Wherever We Go, There They Are!

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The central video for this lesson is not available through the included resource link. However, the activity that simulates the passing of a virus through a population is impacting and the other resource links are invaluable. Use this...
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Lithosphere and Groundwater

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Focusing on the quality of our water sources, these slides are full of information about the aspects of our soil and groundwater that may affect pollution.  The leaching of pollutants and their impact on health is explained. ...
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Promoting Physical Activity with Pedometers

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Promote fitness with pedometers! This is a great idea as there is immediate feedback and of course, pretty much everyone can walk! This PowerPoint is designed to promote a specific physical education program, but is well worth all the...
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Heart Rate and Physical Activity

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Study heart rate and how it increases as a direct result of physical activity. Your class measure their heart rate and state several reasons why heart rate increases. Finally, learners explain ways to keep their heart healthy.
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Jump Rope For Health and Literature

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders practice memorizing a whole poem or an excerpt of it. Individually, they recite the poem to the class and then perform the poem while completing a jump rope routine. To end the lesson, they work with others to develop a...
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Writing Prompt: Heart Health

For Students 8th - 9th
In this writing worksheet, students read a writing prompt about heart health. They create a list of ten activities to keep their heart healthy.
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Get Educated During Childhood Obesity Awareness Month

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Twenty-three million American kids are overweight and at risk for type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and stroke during childhood.
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Understanding Food - Nutrition - Part 2/2

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Continue learning about nutrients with Natalie! This is part two discussing what exactly nutrients are. This video discusses proteins, amino acids, and fats extensively in a scientific but straightforward way. Great for a biology or...
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Understanding Food - Nutrition - Part 1/2

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Natalie explains what exactly nutrients are. Here in part one she discusses building blocks such as vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, and water. Each is thoroughly explained in a simple, but scientific way. Use in a biology or nutrition...

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