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Environment and Your Health

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Environment and Your Health


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Type: Lesson/Unit Plan


In this self-paced lesson, students learn how environmental factors affect the health of living things, including humans. They will view videos, use an interactive activity, and respond to writing prompts to investigate common environmental health hazards, routes of exposure, factors that influence the potential health effects, and ways to reduce exposure.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 4
4.2.2) Explain how media influence thoughts, feelings, and health behaviors.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 4
4.8.1) Describe health advocacy strategies.

Examples: writing and recording public service announcements for school or community broadcasts, writing letter or email to editors of local media

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 5
5.7.1) Implement a variety of healthy practices and behaviors that avoid or reduce health risks.

Example: executing a plan to manage academic, extracurricular, and family

Tags: environment, environment and health, interactive learning
License Type: Custom Permission Type
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AccessibilityAudio resources: includes a transcript or subtitles
Graphics: includes alt tags or long descriptions
Text Resources: Content is organized under headings and subheadings

Students will need to log-in to PBS media through Google or set-up a free account to access the material.

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Author: Michelle Frye