Does Mother Nature Know Best?: Investigating Herbal Medicine in the Science or Health Classroom


  • Aug 26 2010 7:56 PM

    Matching // Celeste Higby


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This lesson, from the New York Times Learning Network, encourages students to evaluate the trend in herbal supplements by assessing their own beliefs. They then read a related "New York Times" article and finally conducting individual research on an herb commonly used in herbal supplements.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 6 to 12

    Topics: Reading Comprehension, Science, Life Sciences, English-Language Arts


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    Grouping: Large Group Instruction

    Teaching Method: Discussions; Hands-on Learning