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Description:

DiscoverSchool.com offers a lesson plan for 6-8th graders based on a Discovery Channel program Your Genes, Your Future. The lesson plan focuses on healthy behaviors rather than genetics as such, although some of the extension activities deal with genetics more directly. Students will review the benefits of eating well, exercising, and other healthy behaviors, as well as discuss the dangers of drugs, smoking, etc. Provided Web links will help students with in-class research, and educators will find useful teaching tools for creating worksheets, quizzes, and subject-specific puzzles.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Genetics,NSDL,Grade 4,Human genetics,Grade 8,Physical fitness,Study and teaching (Middle school),Life science,Grade 6,Social Sciences,Assessment of students,Nutrition,Integrating technology,Upper Elementary,Drugs,Teaching strategies,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,Cardiovascular system,Study and teaching,Skeletal system,Life Science,Grade 5,Organ systems,Outlines,Middle School,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Psychological health,Self image,Elementary School,Computer network resources,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184545558T,Inquiry learning,Personal health,Grade 7,Respiratory system,Muscular system,syllabi,Personal and social issues,Education,Technology

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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