8th grade tech balance

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!

  1. Brainstorm in your group on the chart paper. What is the impact of technology and media on our health and wellness? Make two columns- one for the opportunities and one for the challenges.
  2. Read the article: Fortnite Debate
  3. Formulate your thought on the issue and decide which side you stand on for our debate.
  4. Watch the TED Talk: The game that can give you ten extra years of life.

Day 2: Digital Footprint

Read Will Your Posts Come Back to Haunt You?Digital Rep NovDec_2017

Do: Digital_Footprint_Activity

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