Football and Concussions: the NFL vs. Scientific Research
In this media literacy activity students analyze short video clips from an investigative documentary TV program, a feature film, and a congressional hearing for messages about the impact of football on brain disease to assess credibility in film representations of historic events.
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Relevant Subject Area(s)Health, Film/Video Arts, Journalism, Life Sciences, US History And Government, Sociology
Grade Level(s)Middle School, High School, College
Media Type(s)Documentary Film, Feature Film, News Video, Television Program, Television Commercial/PSA
View StandardsResource Standard Common Core ELA Strand
Reading For Science and Technical Subjects (RST), Speaking and Listening (SL)