Subject:

Health Care

Thematic Scenario:

What's Up, Doc?

Contexts\Outcomes:

Students explore health care in other countries.

Learn from Selected Countries/Cultures:

Type of health care systems available in selected country.
Knowledge of cultural medical practices.
Prevalent health issues in selected country.
Health insurance availability.

Strategies:

Pair or Group Activities:
Student pairs compare and contrast health care system of selected country with USA.
Student pairs compare health issues of of selected country with USA.
Cooperative Learning:
Students explore cultural medical practices specific to selected country
Student groups make an exercise video specific to the culture of selected country
Compare and Contrast:
Students explore medical research conducted in selected country
Students compare health insurance of selected country with several other countries

Assessments:

Graphic Organizers:
Compare and contrast various issues.
Written Project:
Students select project from strategies mentioned above for written report.
Oral Presentations:
Student groups make an exercise video meeting checklist criteria.
Students give presentation explaining cultural medical practices from selected country.

Resources:

Internet resources/research
Library resources/research
Videotapes