Explore historical patterns that led to large numbers of head injuries among citizens of the Inca Empire. Discover how the Inca performed a type of skull surgery called trepanation five hundred years ago without the benefit of steel scalpels, anesthesia or antibiotics. Details »
Consider the difference between protecting and empowering children in their use of digital media and reflect on how digital media affects relationships between children and parents. Learn strategies to guide children in the use of digital media. Details »
Consider the pros and cons of technology multitasking and consider why the concept of media addiction is both important to examine and controversial. Understand how pre-existing knowledge and cultural perspectives affect what we learn about other cultures. Details »
Identify factors that contributed to the flu epidemic of 1918 and examine the actions of public health officials to control the disease's spread. Research an infectious disease that has reemerged as a serious public health threat and develop policy recommendations. Details »
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Create an action plan about choices you make regarding diet, the way you resolve conflicts and other health-related decisions.
Explore sports beyond the game, including the physical and social benefits, the political and economic significance, and how science and sports go hand-in-hand.