Health Sites Web Quest

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 you can identify useful valid websites, you’re going to come up with a puberty or health related question of your own and search for a valid source for the answer. Once you’ve found a good site- and checked it with me!- you’ll add the site you found to our class discussion so everyone else can have access to it as well.

Use the Google Doc on Unified Classroom and follow the directions.

Many of you will want to talk about KidsHealth.org. It’s the best website with online health information for kids, so use it as a resource, and then test your site’s information against it. That way you become familiar with Kids Health while finding another resource to add to your arsenal. There are a ton of great resources out there.

Some useful, kid-friendly sites to check out:

BAM! Body and Mind from the CDC

It’s My Life from PBS Kids

Brain Pop Health

Have fun and happy hunting!

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