The Kohelet Prize Database

Database Entries Tagged with: biology

Medical Ethics Hospital Simulation

Teaching hands on, real life medical ethics utilizating a major medical centers simualtion center, we bring students into the hospital, where they have the opportunity to learn how to participate in various cutting edge and routine medical procedures, as they encounter potential ethical issues in them and then study and discuss relevant Torah.

By: Jason Weiner from Shalhevet; YULA boys; YULA girls

Grade(s): 9, 10, 11, 12, High school

Subject(s) of entry: Gemara, Halacha, Philosophy/ Values/ Ethics/ Hashkafa, Physical Education/Health, Science, Technology

Pedagogy: Blended Learning, Design-Thinking Model, Experiential Education, IBL - inquiry based learning, PBL - project based learning, Social and Emotional Learning, Wholebrain Teaching, UBD - understanding by design, 21st Century Skills

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מה רבו מעשיך—Science with a Jewish Soul: an Integrated Science Program for Young Children

Yearlong program integrates Jewish life of young children with their developing scientific minds; connects Jewish learning relevant to the child at that time: holidays, Parshah, blessings, Mitzvot; inspires in children love of science & spiritual awe of the world around them; fosters creative, critical thinking, teamwork & empathic problem solving.

By: Lisi Levisohn, Leah Bresler, Michal Dorfman from Berman Hebrew Academy (Also known as Melvin J Berman Hebrew Academy)

Grade(s): K, Elementary school

Subject(s) of entry: Engineering, Philosophy/ Values/ Ethics/ Hashkafa, Science, Social and Emotional Learning, Tanach

Pedagogy: Experiential Education, IBL - inquiry based learning, PBL - project based learning, Socratic Method, Soulful Education, Wholebrain Teaching, 21st Century Skills

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Medical Geography

A Medical-Based approach to ecology. Ecology is an important branch of biology, and has led to many important discoveries and developments in healthcare, agriculture, genetics, and anthropology. However, for elementary school students, this information can be made more relevant to their everyday lives by making the connection to, and describing the significant impact ecology has in, modern day medicine.

By: Mrs. Gittel Grant from Jewish Foundation School

Grade(s): 6, 7, 8, Middle school

Subject(s) of entry: Halacha

Pedagogy: IBL - inquiry based learning, PBL - project based learning

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