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Alcohol Advertisements

April 10, 2012

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We’ve started substance abuse in Cardio/Health.  Let me rephrase that.  Today, we began a unit in Cardio/Health in which we will learn about Drugs, Alcohol, and Tobacco.  Students read a section from the textbook that gave them a basic description of the impact alcohol has on the human body.  We’ll soon be looking at ways […]

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We Need Our Artists

March 27, 2012

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A fellow teacher told me last week that he always tells the artistically inclined students in his Government and Economics classes that we need them to be the most educated, most informed, most plugged in people we know.  He explains that they are the ones that will be helping the rest of us interpret the […]

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There’s a Mouse in My Mountain Dew

March 26, 2012

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We talked in class a few weeks ago about the insane amount of sugar that you’ll find in a can of your favorite soda or sports drink.  It turns out that’s not all you’ll find.  According to this story, you may either find a mouse or enough acid and chemical junk to dissolve a mouse into […]

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Osmosis Jones – Coming Soon

March 23, 2012

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We’re starting a unit on Infectious Deseases in Cardio/Health on Monday.  To kick it off we’ll be watching Chris Rock, Laurence Fishburne, William Shatner, and others in the 2001 partially animated adventure called Osmosis Jones.  The storyline (as recorded on IMDB) unfolds like this: Frank Detomello is a slovenly zookeeper, and simple father to the […]

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Do you care what goes in your body?

March 12, 2012

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After Friday’s demonstration of how much sugar is found in popular sports and energy drinks, I started to wonder about the impact of lessons like this.  Students could look at a large glass of sugar sitting next to a Powerade Bottle and groan with surprise and disgust at the amount of sugar they were putting into […]

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