ALEX Classroom Resource

  

Teens for Safe Cosmetics

  Classroom Resource Information  

Title:

Teens for Safe Cosmetics

URL:

https://thinktv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/envh10.health.safecosmet/teens-for-safe-cosmetics/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

In this video adapted from Earth Island Institute's New Leaders Initiative, meet Jessica, a high school student and leader for Teens for Safe Cosmetics. Learn about toxic chemicals in cosmetics and how the industry has been unregulated in the United States.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.2.1) Examine how family and peers influence the health of adolescents.

Examples: inactivity, fast food consumption

a. List personal family guidelines and rules that enhance health.

b. List peer situations that enhance health.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.3.1) Analyze the validity of a variety of Internet sources for health information.

Examples: valid sites -.edu (education), .org (non-profit), or .gov (government); unreliable health information sites - .com (commercial)

a. Identify local resources for reliable health information.

Examples: public health agencies, school nurse, health education teacher

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.3.2) Determine the accessibility of reliable resources, personnel, and services that enhance health.

Examples: school counselor, school nurse, dentist, 911

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.8.2) Identify ways by which health messages can be altered to appeal to different audiences.

Example: modifying a snack advertisement to target children, teenagers, or adults

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.2.3) Describe how the media can send mixed messages about health.

Examples: advertisements concerning tobacco, alcohol, and nutrition

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.2.4) Explain how school and public health policies can influence health promotion and disease prevention.

Examples: vending machine selections, vaccination requirements, wellness check-ups

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.3.2) Demonstrate the ability to locate valid school and community health resources.

Examples: health clinic, school wellness committee, school nurse, local health department

Tags: cosmetics, healthy choices, media, toxic chemicals
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AccessibilityVideo resources: includes closed captioning or subtitles
Comments

This video is accompanied by an informational reading passage and discussion questions.

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Author: Michelle Frye