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Who Keeps us Healthy?

Overview

In this lesson pupils consider what being healthy means and who plays a role in keeping the population healthy. The coronavirus pandemic is given as an example of populations taking shared responsibility for their health. Pupils are asked to discuss the types of measures that were taken by themselves as well as those in positions of authority. The lesson concludes with a homework challenge asking pupils to contribute something to improve the health of their classmates.
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