Lesson Plan

Grades 9-12

Unfair Race

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25 minutes

SUBJECTS: Social Studies

TOPICS: International Comparisons, Public Health, Wealth & Poverty

Resource Overview

Representing different countries, students step forward or backward based on social and economic conditions in their borders, then consider which countries have an advantage in a final “race for health.”

Students will be able to:
  • Explain how a country’s economic and social conditions can impact public health.
  • Identify indicators associated with both positive and negative health outcomes for a country’s residents.

Features of This Resource

  • Fun “Simon says” type simulation game to explore public health indicators
  • Students determine cause and effect connections
  • Environmental and social connections to human health

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This lesson plan must be purchased as part of a lesson packet or as part of a full curriculum that is available in our store.

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