Health/Phys. Ed.

Consumption Food and Choices

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As with all things in life, food and health are about balance. Since no two people are the same, different diets meet different needs. With a little help and enough determination, your goals are well within reach.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Health/Phys. Ed.
Family/Consumer Science
Play Time: 
120 min.
Consumption Food and Choices

Portions My Food Plate

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Three lessons support this Abracadabra video in which a group of intermediate, middle level, and adult actors present scenarios in which healty food choices are made.  Skill development for K-2 students includes understanding the 5 food groups, healthy choices, and using fractions to divide a plate into appropriate portions.

Healthcare | Career Explore Northwest

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Career Explore Northwest is a community tool that aims to help middle schoolers, high schoolers, and young adults learn about in-demand, living-wage jobs through career spotlight videos and a website featuring job/industry data information.

The career spotlight videos highlight different types of jobs that are available in the Spokane/North Idaho region (and that are comparable to jobs available throughout the United States) as well as the types of schooling that are needed for specific career fields and average salaries that are offered. 

In this series of videos, professionals in the medical field discuss their careers, why they love what they do and why they enjoy working for their company, what their day to day tasks look like, and the college and career experiences that led to them to their field.

Career Explore Northwest is a project of KSPS Public Television in partnership with the Spokane Workforce Council

 

Suicide Prevention: One Family’s Story | You Are Not Alone

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Pete Jones, of Louisville, Kentucky, died by suicide at age 23. His family talks about his mental health struggles and their work to honor his memory and prevent suicides through the Pete Foundation for Depression Prevention. This video segment is part of You Are Not Alone, a youth mental health series produced by KET.

App Connects Troubled Teens with Support | You Are Not Alone

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Siblings Hannah and Charlie Lucas developed a smartphone app to give people with mental health challenges a quick way to connect with trusted contacts in times of crisis. The notOK app serves as a digital panic button that enables people to contact a pre-selected list of five trusted contacts at any time. This segment is part of You Are Not Alone, a youth mental health series produced by KET.

One Decision | Understanding Opioid Addiction

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This documentary, created by an Eagle Scout candidate, examines opioid addiction from the viewpoint of health professionals, two recovering addicts, and the parent of an addict.

Cultural Stigma | Not Broken

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Every culture stigmatizes mental illness differently and this affects how teens view themselves.

This video segment is part of Not Broken, a candid and hopeful documentary about seven young people fighting to live their dreams despite their mental health challenges, produced by Arizona Public Media.

Aquifer-In-A-Cup

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This series of video vignettes, brought to us by the Spokane Joint Aquifer Board and produced by KSPS Public Television, helps young learners understand what an aquifer is, the process of retrieving water from the aquifer, and ways to protect and preserve the aquifer.

State of Change

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Follow along as three young people explore what’s happening in their home state of Indiana and how these innovations will lead us all into the future. Whether in agriculture or engineering, software development or aviation, progress and ingenuity are moving out in every direction from the Crossroads of America. Come along for the ride.

Oakland Sideshows: Should They Be Legal? | Above the Noise

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What do you get when you mix car stunts, youth culture and Oakland? Sideshows! In the Bay Area, illegal sideshows divide the community. Supporters say sideshows are part of Oakland culture and advocate for safe venues. Opponents view sideshows as disruptive and dangerous. Even if you’re not from Oakland, there’s likely a clash between car culture and cops near you. What do you think? Should communities embrace car culture events like sideshows, or should they remain banned? 

Have your students watch the video and respond to the question in KQED Learn.

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