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CERCA Now: Football on Brain Health

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Additional reading practice, comprehension checks, and discussion questions in under 15 minutes!

CERCA Now 1017 1

ELEMENTARY

Does wearing a helmet make you safer or more reckless?

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CERCA Now 1017 2

MIDDLE

It doesn’t take a concussion for head hits to harm young brains

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CERCA Now 1017 3

HIGH SCHOOL

The risk of concussion lurks at the Super Bowl – and in all other sports

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Custom Lessons

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ELEMENTARY

How can concussions affect the human brain?

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MIDDLE

How has football helmet technology evolved to reduce the risk of serious injury?

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HIGH SCHOOL

How do sports-related concussions endanger brain health?

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Direct Instruction Lessons

Try our leveled direct instruction lessons for key skills and concepts. Audio support and comprehension checks are included.

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CERCA Slides

Ready-made interactive lessons providing 1+ weeks of instruction for remote, hybrid, or traditional classroom environments. View our growing list of 60+ CERCA Slide sets.

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Nervous System

GRADE LEVELS 3-12

This set of CERCA Slides explores the mind-body connection with a close investigation of the human nervous system. Students engage with a range of questions, from why “practice makes perfect” to what makes the human brain uniquely “neuroplastic.”

 

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