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This interactive feature from the NOVA "Dying to Be Thin" Web site describes the nutritional needs of the body and how to meet them.

Subject:
Life Science
Nutrition
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development
Teachers' Domain
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/26/2003
Contaminants in the Arctic Human Population
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In this video segment adapted from LOKE Films and the Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme, learn how human populations in the Arctic are affected by industrial contaminants in the food chain.

Subject:
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Nutrition
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development
Teachers' Domain
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
01/17/2008
Contemporary Health Concerns
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This course addresses contemporary health concerns and will inform students to: 1) Assess health behavior choices, apply that information to everyday life for the improvement of individual, family, and community well-being; 2) Identify preconceived ideas about knowledge, values, and behavior that affect health and compare with established research and accepted scientific evidence.

Learning Objectives: The student will be able to: appraise and assess public attitudes and behavior regarding health and disease; recognize, examine and formulate the importance of immunizations; recognize and assess public bias towards aging, diabetes, epilepsy, STDs, etc.; differentiate the major classifications of communicable and non-communicable diseases; examine and discuss the role of epidemiology in Public Health; assess and analyze nutritional behavior; identify the major means of transmission for communicable diseases; identify and examine immunizations in relationship to immunity; examine the three levels of Health Promotion/Disease Prevention; identify, compare, and discuss normal versus abnormal patterns of behavior; identify and compare the major classifications of drugs; examine and appraise patterns of drug abuse; compare cultural health behaviors and suggest associated consequences.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Full Course
Homework/Assignment
Reading
Provider:
Foothill College
Provider Set:
Foothill Global Access Online Learning
Author:
Judy Baker, Ph.D.
Date Added:
09/14/2012
Guess What's Coming to Dinner?
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Browse through a table full of genetically modified (GM) foods to see what's available now and what's to come. From the FRONTLINE/NOVA: "Harvest of Fear" Web site.

Subject:
Engineering
Life Science
Nutrition
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development
Teachers' Domain
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/26/2003
HE 250: Personal Health, Portland Community College
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The Portland Community College Health Studies Subject Area Committee redeveloped the Personal Health course with OERs as a basis for course material, which meets the Health Studies graduation requirement. The project team developed the course into 17 topic modules that cover a broad range of Personal and Public Health health topics. Each topic has a Google Slides Presentation, Instructor Resources, Student Resources, Topic Study Guides, an In-Class Activity, Discussion Questions, and any other additional OER resources available.

Subject:
Applied Science
Life Science
Social Science
Material Type:
Full Course
Author:
Amy Hofer
Date Added:
06/24/2016
Investigating Extreme Weather Events with Interactive Activities
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This article highlights resources that can be used to supplement lessons on extreme weather, including games and video clips. The article appears in the free, online magazine for K-Grade 5 teachers Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle. The magazine focuses on the essential principles of climate science.

Subject:
Education
Life Science
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Mathematics
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Game
Lesson Plan
Teaching/Learning Strategy
Provider:
Ohio State University
Ohio State University College of Education and Human Ecology
Provider Set:
Beyond Weather and the Water Cycle
Author:
Jessica Fries-Gaither
National Science Foundation
Date Added:
05/30/2012
Nutrition: What Your Body Needs
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In this lesson designed to enhance literacy skills, students examine the nutritional content of different foods and learn about the health benefits and risks associated with the food choices they make.

Subject:
Language, Grammar and Vocabulary
Life Science
Nutrition
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
Walmart Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
07/21/2011
Ratio and Proportional Reasoning: Food Labels
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In this lesson designed to enhance literacy skills, students learn how to use fractions to interpret the nutritional information contained on food labels.

Subject:
Life Science
Nutrition
Mathematics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media Common Core Collection
Author:
Walmart Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
07/31/2012
Should We Grow GM Crops?
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Learn the pros and cons of genetically modified (GM) crops, and cast your vote on whether they should be grown. From the FRONTLINE/NOVA: "Harvest of Fear" Web site.

Subject:
Engineering
Life Science
Nutrition
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Interactive
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Provider Set:
PBS Learning Media: Multimedia Resources for the Classroom and Professional Development
Teachers' Domain
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/26/2003