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36 resources with the keyterm body image

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Beach Bodies (In Spoken Word)

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
"But we're tired, and exhausted, from trying to be something we're not." Insecurity from body image can play a significant role in adolescence and into adulthood. Watch as two young poets tackle this issue head on through the creative...
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Music: "Hearing Between The Lines"

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The class listens to and reads lyrics from popular songs that explore themes of self-esteem, body image, and eating disorders. The song interpretations will serve as a jumping-off point to deeper discussion on the issues, culminating in...
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Looks Aren't Everything. Believe me, I'm a Model

For Students 9th - 12th
"Image is powerful; but also, image is superficial." Insecurity and body image are prevalent topics in adolescence. In her presentation, model Cameron Russell begins an exploration of the power and effect of image in our everyday lives....
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Gender Stereotypes and Body Image

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students discuss and become aware of the dangers of gender stereotyping and the media's role in perpetuating gender stereotypes. They view magazine advertisements and make entries in their journals after guided discussion.
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Real Life, Your Life: Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students discuss the topic of body image.  In this body image lesson, students view a few people's body image thoughts and discuss how to help their people.  Students then write a poster and pretend press release, explaining to people...
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34x25x36: Advertising and Body Image

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Point of View’s short film, “34x25x36” launches a study of how images presented by mannequins and advertisements influence body image. Class members read and discuss the fact sheet "Media's Effect on Girls: Body Image and Gender...
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Miss America

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The first part of this article by PBS on the Miss America pageants can be used in a health class when it's time to talk about body image. There are links to related articles. There are some great questions for discussion. There are ideas...
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Kellogg Special K Ads

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Foster class discussion about body image with the resources and questions provided here. Focus on Special K's "look good on your own terms" ad campaign. Learners start by reading about this campaign and analyze a series of print ads,...
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Prejudice and Body Image

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
Students investigate our society's pressures to conform to standards of beauty - particularly to be thin - and the related prejudice against being "overweight."
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Prescribing Beauty

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students explore self image. In this personal health activity, students watch "Prescribing Beauty," and discuss what beauty is. Students develop beauty questionnaires and complete them.
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Body Image

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders look at advertisements paying close attention to the people in them, then create an advertisement based on a healthy body image. In this health instructional activity, 5th graders analyze magazine or television...
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Overcoming Eating Disorders

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students discuss two common eating disorders-obesity and anorexia. They explore the relationship between these eating disorders and body image. Students consider their own body image. They are asked if they can identify any eating...
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Body Image

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students read and answer questions on neural processing and the Pinocchio Illusion. They relate and discuss these topics in conjunction with body-image disorders such as anorexia and bulimia . This lesson include video extension activities.
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Francine's Bad Hair Day

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students watch a video titled Francine's Bad Hair Day about a girl who can't get her look right on picture day. In this body image lesson plan, students discuss the role of the media on body image and what people "should" look like.
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Analyzing Media Unit Sequence of Five Activities

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders define terminology and explore the effects media has on our society and on individuals.  In this media evaluation lesson students work cooperatively and solve problems. 
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Why Size Matters

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Young scholars examine the concept of body image. In this current events lesson, students research selected websites for information about fashion models, plastic surgery, and advertising. Young scholars share and discuss their findings.
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Comparing the Food Choices and Body Image of 15-Year-Olds Around the World

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Young scholars interpret data regarding food choices and the perceived body image of youth in the world. For this personal health lesson, students compare food consumption patterns in Canada with other countries. Young scholars also...
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If Those Dolls Were Real People

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners explore shape perceptions. In this body image lesson, students take measurements of childrens' toys and use ratios to determine what the dolls would look like if they were real human people. Learners discuss the implications of...
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Gender Influences

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Young scholars discuss how gender influences self-esteem and body image. In this body image lesson plan, students are broken into male and female groups and they discuss the things that influence their self-esteem. They research how the...
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Mission 3: Media Awareness

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Learners analyze unhealthy body images in the media. In this media awareness lesson, students look through magazines to find pictures of "real people" and those that are unrealistic. Learners discuss how media images affect body image...
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Beauty Ideals and Body Image

For Teachers 7th - Higher Ed
Students analyze beauty ideals presented by mannequins and advertisements to sell products as a study on body image. In this body image lesson, students watch a documentary and take notes about the images of beauty. Students analyze...
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Reshaping Body Image

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students view images and write responses based on their impressions. In this body image lesson, students brainstorm how body image is influenced culturally and participate in a small group discussion on these influences. Students view...
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Mirror: Worksheet A, Great Figures

For Students 7th - 8th
In this health learning exercise, students identify celebrities who have a variety of body types. They write their feelings when seeing another person who is fat. They list people they admire, and list three characteristics that make a...
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A Healthy Body Image

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discuss what is meant by body image. In groups, they view a variety of magazine advertisements and identify how it encourages them to buy a specific product. To end the lesson, they group the people in the ads as either...