Center for Disease Control and Prevention Slide Show
Now, you and your partner will view a slide show developed by the Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention. As you view the show, click the down
arrow on the scroll bar to advance each slide.
In the slide show you will see the rates of overweight people in the United
States change as the years progress. You and your partner should discuss
how the sequence of events in the slide show represents an epidemic.
here to go to a research response organizer. You will use it during
this WebQuest to record any details you may want to use to inform others
about the obesity epidemic, its causes and effects, and prevention.
here to view the show. This slide show gives data up to the year 2004.
For updated obesity trends reported by the CDC (Centers for Disease
Control), please click
here. Remember to discuss details and write them on your organizer.
Rashida Betts, Reading Specialist
Stephen Decatur Middle School
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