8th grade tech balance

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Hi guys! This unit, we’re going to be looking at the influence of technology and media on our personal and family health. After reflecting in your journal, here are the resources you’ll need! Brainstorm in your group on the chart paper. What is the impact of technology and media on our health and wellness? Make two

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Health Sites Web Quest

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Hey 6th graders! Did you know that online health searches are now the third most popular activity on the web? While googling information about our health can  be helpful, sometimes it can give us misinformation as well. Read the following article from Choices: Will You Fall for Fake News? After reading all of the ways

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Analyzing the Scientific Evidence Behind Health News

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Another awesome lesson plan from the folks at New York Times. This one takes an in-depth look at health news and hits NHES3 (Accessing Information), NHES2 (Analyzing Influences) and NHES 8 (Advocacy). Would love to team up with the librarian and a science teacher for this! Source: ‘Chocolate Found to Stave Off Death!’ Analyzing the

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