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The new Barbie? Artist aims to make doll with ‘average’ proportions

(Global News, March 6, 2014, video and article)

Curricular connections:

  • Health Education – USC5.4 (identity and well-being), USC6.1 (personal standards and identity), USC6.5 (body image)
  • Arts Education – CP6.11 (creative/productive), CR6.2 (arts and identity)
  • Career Education – CG6.1, CG7.1, CG8.1, CG9.1 (change and growth
  • Physical Education – PE6.1 (cardiovascular fitness), PE6.2 (body composition), PE7.2 (body composition), PE9.2 (body composition
  • Science – HB5.1 (human body systems)
  • Wellness 10 – W1 (understanding of wellness), W9 (community well-being)

‘It’s what’s there’ ad shows paralympians are athletes. Period. By Maham Abedi

(Huffington Post Canada, March 5, 2014, video and article)

Curricular connections:

  • Health Education – USC4.5 (personal identity), USC 5.4 (identity and well-being), USC6.1 (personal standards and identity), USC6.5 (body image), USC7.6 (interpersonal skills), USC7.7 (morality), USC8.5 (body image), USC9.1 (leadership and health promotion)
  • Arts Education – CR6.2 (arts and identity), CR8.2 critical/responsive), CR9.2, 9.3 (critical/responsive)
  • English Language Arts – CR4.1, 5.1, 6.1 (respond to texts)
  • Wellness 10 – W4 (mental health), W8 (relationships)