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Why Vaccines Work

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Title:

Why Vaccines Work

URL:

https://thinktv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/why-vaccines-work-its-okay-to-be-smart/why-vaccines-work-its-okay-to-be-smart/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

As more and more parents are choosing not to vaccinate their children or are vaccinating them later, diseases like measles are making a comeback. Are vaccines safe? How do vaccines work? Why do some people claim there is a link between vaccines and autism? 

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

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 8
8.1.2) Analyze how the environment, family history, personal behaviors, and health care can affect individual healthful living.

a. Describe ways to reduce or prevent injuries and illness in adolescents as it pertains to family history, personal behaviors, and health care.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 8
8.2.1) Describe the influence of culture on health beliefs, practices, and behaviors.

Examples: religious beliefs, gang activity, family customs

Tags: healthy behavior, vaccines
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Author: Michelle Frye