Phase 1: The Launch & Topic Selection

This phase of the health unit familiarizes students with health issues in their own community and leads them to selecting one that will be the focus of both their public service announcement and their grant to address the problem.

Purpose of Phase 1

The purpose of this phase of the Health Unit is the following:
  • Introduce the health unit
  • Explore health issues in our own community
  • Select a health issue that will be the focus of two other phases of this unit

Total Time Frame:

4-5 Project Blocks (without extensions)

Teacher Checklist:

Phase 1 Teacher Checklist


Part 1 - The Launch: Welcome to the Center for Community and Global Health

Part 2 - Exploring Health Issues in the Community

Part 3 - Choosing a Health Issue

Teacher Resources