The Vaccine War

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Title:

The Vaccine War

URL:

https://thinktv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/frntc10.guide.vaccines/the-vaccine-war-the-growing-debate-over-vaccine-safety/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

Examine the growing debate over childhood vaccines in this video excerpt from FRONTLINE: The Vaccine War. Vaccines have been touted as one of the most successful advances of modern medicine, yet an increasing number of parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children because of possible side effects. Learn about the debate among public health officials, doctors, and parents centered around vaccine safety.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.1.2) List ways to reduce or prevent injuries and illness.

Examples: stretching techniques, regular exercise, equipment safety, flu shot, obtaining immunizations against HPV and other conditions

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.1.5) Identify how positive family practices and beliefs promote personal health.

Examples: regular dental and vision check-ups, regular doctor visits

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.1.3) Determine barriers to practicing healthy behaviors.

Examples: lack of finances, access to health services, social support

a. Examine how nutritional choices and psychological issues may lead to eating disorders.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.2.1) Describe how family values and behaviors influence the health of adolescents.

Examples: eating family meals daily, participating in physical activity, practicing open communication

Tags: healthy behavior, vaccines
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This video is accompanied by an informational reading passage and discussion questions.

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Author: Michelle Frye