Module 5, Lesson 1: Public Health and Cities

This lesson asks students to consider what it means for a country, city or neighborhood to be “healthy”, the factors that impact the health of people and the unique challenges cities face. Students analyze public health data from across the world to introduce the driving question for the module – How can I make my neighborhood a healthier place to live?

  • 1 activity
  • 1 class period
  • Strategies: Cooperative learning, analyze graphs, comprehension questions
  • Standards alignment:
    • NGSS: HS-ESS3-3
    • Connections to economics: data on mortality by country

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