Gambling is an issue that parents rarely talk about with their children, but easy access to online gambling sites has made this a pressing issue that needs to be addressed with young people. In this section, we offer parents and teachers resources for discussing this topic with children and youth.
In this lesson students explore the relationship between athletes and advertising through a number of different activities.
This lesson introduces students to the ways in which advertising can affect their food choices.
This lesson looks at food photography and the different techniques used by food stylists to make foods look appealing in advertisements.
This lesson looks at the increasing prominence of gambling in the media, particularly movies and television.
This lesson familiarizes children with the nutritional value of foods advertised on television and in magazines.
In this lesson, students use science and critical thinking to test the legitimacy of advertisers’ claims about their products.
In this lesson, students explore the gratuitous use ofviolence in televised sports.
This lesson develops a beginning awareness by students of how they feel towards, and respond to, different sports, and how the media represents athletics.
To familiarize students with the marketing techniques used in television and magazine snack food ads.