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Aging 1: The Science of Aging
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Aging 1: The Science of Aging

This Science NetLinks lesson is the first of two that relate to ... (more)

This Science NetLinks lesson is the first of two that relate to how scientists study aging. Students discuss research methods and examine factors that may affect aging. In this lesson, students also review a website to learn about cross-sectional and longitudinal studies of aging. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Life Science
Education
Material Type:
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Provider:
AAAS
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Provider Set:
Science Netlinks
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Science Netlinks;
Aging 2: How Scientists Study Aging
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Aging 2: How Scientists Study Aging

This Science NetLinks lesson, the second of a two-part series on Science ... (more)

This Science NetLinks lesson, the second of a two-part series on Science and Aging, is appropriate for advanced middle-school students. In this lesson, students will explore a website to learn how scientists are studying the relationship between aging and caloric restriction. (less)

Subject:
Science and Technology
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Life Science
Education
Material Type:
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Provider:
AAAS
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Provider Set:
Science Netlinks
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Science Netlinks;
Creativity & Aging Through the Lens of Film

Creativity & Aging Through the Lens of Film

The objectives of this kit are to improve student perceptions of older ... (more)

The objectives of this kit are to improve student perceptions of older adults in terms of creativity, flexibility and competence, and to broaden their understanding of what constitutes "creative" expression. Both documentary and feature films were used in order to explore the differences in intent between these different media, as well as the issues of time period, race, gender, culture and nationality. (less)

Subject:
Arts
Humanities
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Images and Illustrations
Lesson Plans
Readings
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Unit of Study
Provider:
Ithaca College
Provider Set:
Project Look Sharp
Author:
Sox Sperry
Differences in Social Class Status and Poverty Levels Among Older Adults in the United States
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Differences in Social Class Status and Poverty Levels Among Older Adults in the United States

For this assignment, we will explore differences by gender, race/ethnicity, and age ... (more)

For this assignment, we will explore differences by gender, race/ethnicity, and age group in social class status and poverty rates among the older population (age 65 or older). (less)

Subject:
Mathematics and Statistics
Science and Technology
Life Science
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Teaching and Learning Strategies
Provider:
Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN)
TeachingWithData.org
Provider Set:
DataCounts!
TeachingWithData.org
Author:
Patricia P. Lynott
SSDAN
Fat-minders: Energy Balance
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Fat-minders: Energy Balance

Multidisciplinary aging/health science curriculum targeted for middle and high school students.

Subject:
Mathematics
Life Science
Physics
Social Sciences
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Dr. Michael J Lichtenstein (The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Department of Medicine - General Clinical Research Center)
Faculty, Staff of UTHSCSA and San Antonio Teachers (The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Department of Medicine - General Clinical Research Center)
Growing Old in a New Age
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Growing Old in a New Age

Learn about the impact of aging on both society and individuals as ... (more)

Learn about the impact of aging on both society and individuals as 75 diverse elders relate their experiences. The four ways that age is measured Ń chronologically, biologically, psychologically, and socially Ń are the basis for discussing the quality of life in later years. The series examines common misconceptions about aging and provides a springboard for analyzing new roles for elders, intergenerational alliances, resource allocation, and artificial attempts to prolong life. These programs are particularly useful for students of psychology, gerontology, sociology, family studies, human development, and health sciences. A video instructional series on aging for college and high school classrooms and adult learners; 13 one-hour video programs. (less)

Subject:
Social Sciences
Material Type:
Video Lectures
Provider:
Annenberg Learner
Provider Set:
Annenberg Learner
Inflamm-O-Wars Game
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Inflamm-O-Wars Game

Multidisciplinary aging/health science curriculum targeted for middle and high school students.

Subject:
Mathematics
Life Science
Social Sciences
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Dr. Michael J Lichtenstein (The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Department of Medicine - General Clinical Research Center)
Faculty, Staff of UTHSCSA and San Antonio Teachers (The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Department of Medicine - General Clinical Research Center)
Levers in the Human Body: Not What You Might Think
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Levers in the Human Body: Not What You Might Think

Multidisciplinary aging/health science curriculum targeted for middle and high school students.

Subject:
Mathematics
Life Science
Physics
Social Sciences
Education
Material Type:
Activities and Labs
Instructional Material
Lesson Plans
Provider:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Provider Set:
BiosciEdNet (BEN): Digital Library Portal for Teaching and Learning in the Biological Sciences
Author:
Dr. Michael J Lichtenstein (The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Department of Medicine - General Clinical Research Center)
Faculty, Staff of UTHSCSA and San Antonio Teachers (The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio Department of Medicine - General Clinical Research Center)
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