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The Rest Cure: Gender in Medicine and Literature

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Read and discuss "The Yellow Wall-Paper" and the gender issues that the story brings up. Use articles from the time period to analyze, complete with specific discussion questions. After two days, scholars write an essay based on topics...
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Diabetes: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
After reading a series of articles that provide background information about Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, class members design a meal plan and an activity plan for a weeklong summer camp for 5- to 8-year olds with diabetes. A second...
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Cold and Flu: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Wouldn't it be lovely if people were immune from colds and flu? Alas, such is not the case; however, there are things we can do to avoid getting or spreading these pesky health hazards. Middle schoolers read articles that provide them...
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Asthma: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Two activities teach middle schoolers about asthma and how it can affect people's lives. After reading a series of articles and watching two videos that provide background information about asthma, pupils design an interactive game that...
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Smoking: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Light up middle schoolers' understanding of the monetary and health costs of smoking with two activities. First, class members calculate how much a smoker would spend in a year if they smoke a pack a week or a day. They then explore...
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Food Labels: Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
With the help of two activities, scholars discover what's in their favorite foods by reading nutrition labels. Activity one challenges participants to write a letter to a fictional peer about the importance of making healthy choices....
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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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COVID-19: What Can I Do?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Eleven slides make up a presentation that details the importance of practicing social distancing and what can be done at home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Scholars take part in the classroom discussion highlighting topics such as...
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COVID-19: What's It All About?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Scholars discover the novel virus COVID-19. Pupils fill out the K and W of a KWL chart in preparation for a viewing of an informative presentation. After ten slides, class members discuss their new-found knowledge, fill out the L of the...
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COVID-19: How Do I Protect Myself?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Since COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, is so easily transmitted, we must take preventative measures to keep others and ourselves from getting sick. Scholars learn about these measures in a lesson that introduces information by way of an...
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Why Do We All Have to Stay Home?

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Learners, especially young ones, might be confused about why or frustrated that we have to stay at home. Help answer questions and calm emotions with a nine-page resource that details topics regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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The Social and Economic Impact of Covid-19

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
COVID-19 has not only impacted global health. An eight-slide presentation looks at the social and economic impact of the pandemic. Slides also provide information about those deemed essential workers and socially and economically...
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COVID-19: A Geographic Perspective

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A seven-slide presentation examines the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the global supply chain in manufacturing as well as global efforts to provide aid.
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Origins and Transmission of COVID-19

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Social distancing, masks, stay-at-home orders. Words all too familiar during the COVID-19 pandemic of 2019-2020. A seven-slide presentation introduces viewers to information about the virus, how it spreads, and current efforts to limit...
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Lesson 2: Using the Pandemic Vulnerability Index Model to Examine the Risk Factors Associated with COVID-19

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
A lesson asks young mathematicians to investigate the social determinants and the environmental factors that influence risk factors associated with the spread of COVID-19. Class members then brainstorm what they can do to alleviate the...
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Lesson 1: Using the Pandemic Vulnerability Index Model to Examine the Risk Factors Associated with COVID-19

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How vulnerable are you to COVID-19? High school mathematicians use the Pandemic Vulnerability Index to create models that help them collect and analyze data about the risk factors associated with COVID-19. After investigating four groups...
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The Dangers of Mixing Drugs

For Students 6th - Higher Ed
Drug interactions can be dangerous. Viewers of a short video learn about some well-known and some not-so-well-known interactions that can lead to serious consequences.
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Could a Breathalyzer Detect Cancer?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Wouldn't it be lovely if cancer detection could be as easy as blowing into a tube? Alas, the process is very complicated. Follow along as the narrator explains some of the problems in using a device like a breathalyzer to detect cancer....
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Why Haven’t We Cured Arthritis?

For Students 6th - 12th
The simple answer to the questions of why scientists have not found a cure for arthritis is that the term is used to describe over a hundred different conditions. Find out more about arthritis and how current treatments only deal with...
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How Do Viruses Jump from Animals to Humans?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can humans be infected by animal viruses? Pupils explore the phenomenon of viral evolution and learn about how animal viruses sometimes adapt to infect humans. They see how viruses are transmitted and what pathogens need to survive. The...
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How Close Are We to Eradicating HIV?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What is being done to halt the spread of HIV/AIDS? An intriguing short video details current treatments available, including the use of antiretrovirals, to stop the transmission of the devastating disease.
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Obesity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Is obesity a disease or just a preventable risk factor for other diseases? Scholars attempt to form their own opinions by reading a background of the issue and watching videos that explore the main pro and con arguments using an included...
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My Heart, My Family, Our Culture: Smoking

For Students 2nd - 6th
Two pages list facts about the dangers of smoking, the benefits of quitting, and tips to cut the habit. 
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Secondhand Smoke

For Students 3rd - 12th
A fact sheet details the dangers of secondhand smoke. Learners study the effects of being near smokers as well as ways to avoid exposure to secondhand smoke.