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Transcendence Academy — Course 6

Healthy Living: Make Wise Choices. Build Healthy Habits.

Course 6: Healthy Living

Wise Choices!

Build healthy habits!

Directions:

  • This course consists of three lessons. Each lesson has its own instructions.
  • Lesson 1 requires you to watch three videos on various aspects of food choices and how these affect your health, then take a quiz on the information presented.
  • Lesson 2 requires you to watch two videos on the effects of a high carbohydrate diet and causes of cavities, then take a quiz on the information.
  • Lesson 3 requires you to watch two videos on the causes and management of body odor and bad breath, then take a quiz on the information.
  • Lesson 4 requires you to watch two videos on the importance of getting quality sleep in the right amount, then take a quiz on the information.
  • Lesson 5 requires you to watch two videos on the importance of good posture and the effects of cell phone usage on posture and brain function, then take a quiz on the information.
  • ONCE YOU START THE QUIZ, DO NOT STOP UNTIL COMPLETED. If you quit too soon, your work may be lost and you will need to start again.
  • At the beginning of the quiz you will be asked to provide some personal information, such as your first and last name, the date, and the name of your tutor. 
  • You may take the quiz more than once if necessary.

Lesson 1: Food and Brain Health

Video 1: The Science of Addictive Food

By: CBS News - The National (11:12)

Video 2: How Sugar Affects Your Brain

By: Nicole Avena TED-Ed (5:02)

Directions:

Step 1: Watch the video: The Science of Addictive Food. The video will open in a separate browser window, so this page will stay open behind it.

Step 2: Watch the video: How Sugar Affects Your Brain. The video will open in a separate browser window, so this page will stay open behind it.

Step 3: Watch the video: What Would Happen if You Didn’t Drink Water? The video will open in a separate browser window, so this page will stay open behind it.

Step 4: After watching all three videos, take the Lesson Quiz.

Video 3: What Would Happen if You Didn’t Drink Water?

By: Mia Nacamulli (4:51)

Lesson 2: Carbs and Cavities

Video 1: How Do Carbohydrates Impact Your Health?

By: Richard J. Wood TED-Ed  (5:10)

Directions:

Step 1: Watch the video: How Do Carbohydrates Impact Your Health? The video will open in a separate browser window, so this page will stay open behind it.

Step 2: Watch the video: What Causes Cavities? The video will open in a separate browser window, so this page will stay open behind it.

Step 3: After watching BOTH videos, take the Lesson Quiz.

Video 2: What Causes Cavities?

By: Mel Rosenberg TED-Ed (5:00)

Lesson 3: Body Odor and Bad Breath

Video 1: What Causes Body Odor?

By: Mel Rosenberg TED-Ed (4:28)

Directions:

Step 1: Watch the video: What Causes Body Odor? The video will open in a separate browser window, so this page will stay open behind it.

Step 2: Watch the video: What Causes Bad Breath? The video will open in a separate browser window, so this page will stay open behind it.

Step 3: After watching BOTH videos, take the Lesson Quiz.

Video 2: What Causes Bad Breath?

By: Mel Rosenberg TED-Ed (4:13)

Lesson 4: How Sleep Affects Your Brain and Overall Health

Video 1: The Benefits of a Good Night’s Sleep

By: Ahai Marcu TED-Ed  (5:44)

Directions:

  • Step 1: Watch the video: The Benefits of a Good Night’s Sleep. The video will open in a separate browser window, so this page will stay open behind it.
  • Step 2: Watch the video: What Would Happen If You Didn’t Sleep. The video will open in a separate browser window, so this page will stay open behind it.
  • Step 3: After watching BOTH videos, take the Lesson Quiz.

Video 2: What Would Happen If You Didn’t Sleep?

By: Claudia Aguerre TED-Ed (4:34)

Lesson 5: The Impact of Good Posture on Well-Being

Video 1: The Benefits of Good Posture

By: Murat Dalkilinç TED-Ed  (4:26)

Directions:

  • Step 1: Watch the video: The Benefits of Good Posture. The video will open in a separate browser window, so this page will stay open behind it.
  • Step 2: Watch the video: How Is Your Phone Changing You? The video will open in a separate browser window, so this page will stay open behind it.
  • Step 3: After watching BOTH videos, take the Lesson Quiz.

Video 2: How Is Your Phone Changing You?

By: ASAP Science (3:11)

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