The Facts and the Figures written by Catharine Niuzzo Honaman
Research project lesson in which students research a public health issue in order to disseminate facts about the issue via a bookmark (assessment). Â This lesson plan includes embedded assessment, activities, materials, and curriculum connections to science. Allows students to define a public health issue and research it. Students then decide what information is most relevant to the public by placing it on a bookmark for u201cpublication.u201d This resource allows for extensive connections to science and health.
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Students will be able to:
- Gather information on a focused topic dealing with a public health issue;
- Consult enough sources to compile sufficient information to create a public service message about a public health issue;
- Accurately and thoroughly document where each piece of information was found.
- Access to computer lab for students to write up their fact sheets/compilation of research notes