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new high school unit of study for NYS Regents Living Environment

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Feb 10 9:00AM - 11:30AM

An Important Choice for Young New Yorkers

New York State recently lowered the organ donor registration age from 18 to 16. Now New Yorkers 16 and older are asked if they wish to register as an organ donor when they obtain a drivers permit or license, non-driver ID, or idNYC, or register to vote. In order to make an informed decision, high school students need to understand what organ donation is and why they are being asked about it.

New Unit of Study Launches

The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) and LiveOnNY, the nonprofit organization that facilitates organ donation in the greater NYC area, created a 5-lesson unit of study that educates students about organ donation so they are better able to make an informed decision.Living Environment teachers can incorporate the lessons during the homeostasis unit or as review.

Engaging & Relevant

NYC teachers who piloted the lessons last spring gave highly positive reviews. Interactive activities engage students through case studies, infographics, videos, text, and blogs providing a real-world context for the teaching of Living Environment content related to homeostasis and immunity.

PD Offers Stipend, Support

Free 2.5 hour training

  • Learn from LiveOnNY experts who work in the organ donation and transplant field every day
  • Gain the knowledge and skills necessary to implement the lessons and respond to students questions

Receive:

  • $100 stipend for training attendance
  • $50 additional stipend for participating in survey after lessons are taught
  • Certificate of attendance
  • Digital and print lesson plans
  • LiveOnNY educational materials
  • Refreshments

FAQs

For additional dates and locations throughout NYC visithttp://bit.ly/2DTcCoL

To contact the organizer with any questions?

Scott Wohl | swohl@liveonny.org | 646-291-4626

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Photo ID

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Located at the corner of 34th and 10th just a few blocks walk from the 1/2/3, 7, A/C/E, B/D/F/M or N/Q/R/W trains

Many parking garages nearby with host reimbursement for parking expense


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new high school unit of study for NYS Regents Living Environment

new high school unit of study for NYS Regents Living Environment

Mar 05 4:00PM - 6:30PM
An Important Choice for Young New YorkersNew York State recently lowered the organ donor registration age from 18 to 16. Now New Yorkers 16 and older are asked if they wish to register as an organ…
 
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new high school unit of study for NYS Regents Living Environment

new high school unit of study for NYS Regents Living Environment

Mar 07 4:00PM - 6:30PM
An Important Choice for Young New YorkersNew York State recently lowered the organ donor registration age from 18 to 16. Now New Yorkers 16 and older are asked if they wish to register as an organ…