Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32 Page 33 Page 34 Page 35 Page 36 Page 37 Page 38 Page 39 Page 40 Page 41 Page 42 Page 43 Page 44 Page 45 Page 46 Page 47 Page 48 Page 49 Page 50 Page 51 Page 52 Page 53 Page 54 Page 55 Page 56 Page 57 Page 58Discussion and activities 1. When you visit The Franklin Institute in Philadel- phia, you can’t miss the Giant Heart exhibit. Dr. Frederic Bertley will point out that this exhibit helps young people enjoy science while they also learn about nutrition. Dr. Bertley is also proud of a project called the Color of Science, which focuses on people of color and women who work as scientists. Read the article about Dr. Bertley and conduct research with the help of your school librarian. Search for biographies of female scientists or scientists who are people of color. Choose one person and create a timeline about that scientist using dates, photos, and captions to show career highlights. 2. Dr. James Buehler’s career in public health required him to make important decisions for the City of Philadelphia. In his interview he shares some of his contributions to the community in his role as the health commissioner. Interview students and teachers in your school to discover a community health concern they have. Then write a letter to a health official in your commu- nity to find out what is being done to address this health problem. 3. Dr. Alberto Esquenazi has cared for countless patients in his career in physical and rehabilitation medicine. He is the co-inventor of an exoskeleton suit that helps people walk again. Read about his invention, the ReWalk, and learn about the situation that led him to choose his path in medicine. With your science teacher, research a medicine, vaccine, or medical device that has improved the lives of children. Using at least two sources, write an informative/explanatory report on it. 4. “Listen to your heart, follow your dreams, and if you want to change something in the world, go for it boldly.” These are the words of Emily Kramer-Golinkoff, who has cystic fibrosis and is the co-founder of Emily’s Entourage. Emily’s Entourage is a nonprofit organization that helps raise funds for cystic fibrosis research. Do you know someone living with a chronic disease? With that person’s permission, write a descrip- tion of a day in his or her life. At the end of the description, include a page listing resources and ways to help people living with this disease. 5. Karen Hudson is program leader for The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Homeless Health Initiative (CHOP/HHI). Ms. Hudson’s program provides access to free health services and health education for families in homeless shelters. After reading her interview, make a list of all the services and medical help that 40 Use these ideas to learn more about the health topics raised in this book.