Tag: advocacy

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Analyzing the Scientific Evidence Behind Health News

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 Scientific Evidence Behind Health Headlines – The New York Times

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Doing nice things for awesome people…

Love the tagline for this clothing company, Dude. be nice… “The DUDE. be nice Project is a platform to get young people stoked on doing nice things for awesome people.” Great video to share with the kids.

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Healthy Choices Letter

Hey 7th graders, The time has come to pass on your wisdom by writing a letter to incoming 6th graders about how to stay healthy

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Advocacy in action!

A group of students in Chicago, Illinois are taking on food provider giant Aramark (you guys remember them from The Great Cafeteria Takeover HBO documentary we watched?)

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Street art advocacy…

Banksy is a well known street artist from the UK. His work usually has a social or political message, and in 2010 was named one

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Project- Create your own infographic

*Full infographic available at DigitalInformationWorld.com Infographics are used quite a bit in reporting health news, as they’re a visually appealing way to get facts and statistics

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What’s up in your cafeteria?

If you’re looking for ways to incorporate project-based learning into your Health class, (and let’s be honest here, you should be!) then why not start

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