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Self Esteem Matters

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
As teachers we do not just teach what can be found in the standards; we teach our children how to be amazing human beings. Part of being amazing is realizing one's talents and having the confidence to showcase them for the world to see....
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Exploring Physical & Health Literacy

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Help students discover the importance of physical fitness with this health literacy video. Beginning with a comparison of the choices made by two fictional teenagers, this resource continues on to explore the basic physical and thinking...
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Applying Physical & Health Literacy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Raise teenagers' awareness about the importance of living an active life and staying physically fit by using this short health video. Starting with a series of facts about the negative consequences of physical inactivity and unbalanced...
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Gapminder World 2012

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Here is a very interesting infographic that compares the average life expectancies, per capita incomes, and population sizes of every country in the world in 2012.
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Health & Globalization

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read about the effects of globalization on world health and particularly consider the consequences for developing countries. They participate in a role-play activity that explores issues about providing cheap medications to...
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Hunger in the World

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Consider various aspects of world hunger in this writing lesson. After taking a pre-test, middle and high schoolers play a map game, analyze and discuss world statistics, and write a report on an assigned country. The lesson can apply to...
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A Fate Worse Than Death - Disfigured Veterans of World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What happened if you suffered a catastrophic injury during a war when medicine had not completely advanced to today's standards? Scholars investigate devastating injuries and their treatments during the First World War. The 24th lesson...
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Medical Treatment in World War 1

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
A world war costing millions of lives actually also saved millions of humans at the same time. Scholars investigate the advancements of medicine in the 25th lesson of a 32-part series on the Great War. A short video clip results in open...
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Then and Now: Public Health from 1900 to Today

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Throughout the 20th Century, the world has become a healthier place. By examining the public-health issues and diseases doctors faced during the 1900's, students will compare and contrast life from today vs. life in the 1900's. Their...
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Should We Eat Bugs?

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
Cricket cookies? Mealworm mac and cheese? Bugs are super nutritious! Why don't we eat them? Viewers discover the history of entomophagy, that is, the practice of eating insects and spiders, by viewing a fascinating video that explores...
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A Demographically Divided World

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Did you know that birth and life rates vary across the world? The resource, the second in a six-part series, discusses just how demographics differ across countries and why it might be the case. Scholars complete worksheets, watch...
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Globalization and Health

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students explore the threat of global health issues. In this globalization lesson, students read the noted articles about diseases that have morphed through globalization. Students then participate in classroom simulation that requires...
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Over the Top: Trench Warfare in the First World War

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners are able to give three reasons men joined up to fight in World War I. They are able to place in order the event leading to the outbreak of war and describe the soldiers arrival in the trenches. Students are able to describe...
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Using Graphical Displays to Depict Health Trends in America's Youth

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Identify the different types of graphs and when they are used. Learners will research a specific health issue facing teens today. They then develop a survey, collect and analyze data and present their findings in class.  This is a lesson...
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What is Health?

For Students 6th - 12th
Many indicators of health are beyond a teenager's control, but there are many changes they can make in their daily life that can improve their health. Middle schoolers think about their physical, social, and mental health status before...
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To Your Health

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students read articles on health and read about how storks and other animals are cultural icons in bringing good health. In this health lesson plan, students also list ways to live a healthy lifestyle.
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Effect on Health of Air Pollutants

For Students 9th - 12th
Is air making us sick? How exactly does air pollution contribute to illness across the world? Part five in a series of seven about the atmosphere addresses these questions and many others. This is a perfect resource to show during your...
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The International Monetary Fund, The World Bank, and the World Trade Organization: A Help or Hindrance to Developing Countries?

For Teachers 11th
Eleventh graders study the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, and World Trade Organization. They collaborate in small groups to research and explore perspectives of each group, identify objectives of each group and key arguments...
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World Mental Health Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this World Mental Health Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, choose the correct word, multiple choice, unscramble the words, sequencing, unscramble the...
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World Diabetes Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this World Diabetes Day activity, students complete activities including reading a passage, matching phrases, fill in the blanks, correct word choosing, multiple choice, sequencing, unscramble the sentences, write questions, take a...
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World Cancer Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this World Cancer Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing questions, survey, and...
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World AIDS Day

For Students 5th - 10th
In this World AIDS Day worksheet, students complete activities such as reading a passage, phrase matching, fill in the blanks, correct words, multiple choice, spelling, sequencing, scrambled sentences, writing questions, survey, and...
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World Tuberculosis Day

For Students 5th - 8th
March 24th is annually recognized as World Tuberculosis Day. In this World Tuberculosis Day worksheet, students complete activities such as word scramble, numbering passages, scrambled sentences, think=pair-share, and peer interviewing....
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From DNA to Silly Putty, The Diverse World of Polymers

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Polymers make up nearly everything in the world around us; some are naturally occurring, while others are synthetic. Learn about how polymers form, what they are used for, and some of the potential environmental and health dangers of...

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