We found 85 reviewed resources for Medical Science
Prescription Pain Medication: What You Need to KnowLesson Planet
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
The national epidemic of opioid addiction is making its way into high school populations. Educate the students in your class about the ways prescription opioids can both block pain and deliver large amounts of dopamine that make it very...
Phineas Gage: “Medicine: Then and Now” Pre-Reading ActivityLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
What did medicine look like a hundred years ago? Two hundred years ago? Invite small groups to conduct research on the history of a chosen medical advancement before reading Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science....
Coping With Stress Research ProjectLesson Planet
7th CCSS: Designed
To learn more about the current medical and psychological studies on stress, seventh graders conduct individual or group research and discuss what they found in a series of evaluation questions. They then decide whether they would use...
Marijuana: Breaking Down the BuzzLesson Planet
4th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
There are a lot of myths surrounding marijuana. Read a passage that clarifies the dangers of teens smoking marijuana, its harmful effects on the development of the brain, and the possible correlation of cigarette smoking to marijuana...
The Science of Sleep and Daily Rhythms: Sleeping in SpaceLesson Planet
1st - 6th
Young scholars write about strange places that they have slept. In this sleep science lesson students read about astronauts sleeping experience in space. They reflect on unusual places that they have slept and write about it.
Heads Up: Real News About Drugs and Your BodyLesson Planet
7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What's the difference between medical marijuana and marijuana bought on the street? Not much. High schoolers learn more about marijuana with an informational booklet that focuses on the medical uses of THC, how marijuana affects the...
Phineas Gage: Questioning StrategyLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Focus on chapter two of Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science with a questioning activity. After teaching and modeling several types of questions, learners work with partners and then independently to answer and...
Phineas Gage: Notecard Vocabulary StrategyLesson Planet
6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding the vocabulary in a text, especially a text like Phineas Gage: A Gruesome but True Story About Brain Science that includes quite a few technical terms, can be the key to understanding the text as a whole. Learners focus on...