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Health and Fitness at the Children's Museum of Houston

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Designed as pre-and-post activities for a field trip to the Children's Museum of Houston, these 10 activities (and a few videos too!) are easily adapted to any classroom. The lessons can be paired with a class fitness plan or unit. Pick...
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Self Esteem Matters

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
As teachers we do not just teach what can be found in the standards; we teach our children how to be amazing human beings. Part of being amazing is realizing one's talents and having the confidence to showcase them for the world to see....
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Teaching Children with Autism—Content Area Resources

For Teachers K - 12th
Browse a collection designed to meet the needs of scholars with autism in kindergarten through 12th grade. Here, you'll find a variety of resources—lesson plans, printables, activities, worksheets, and an app—spanning a range of content...
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Children's Health on the Decline

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Demonstrate the importance of children's health with this cross-curricular instructional activity, which includes elements from health and science as well as expository writing. Middle schoolers develop realistic and obtainable one week...
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Cartoons in the Classroom: State Children's Health Insurance Program

For Students 11th - 12th
This political cartoon may hit home for some budding analysts. They take a critical look at the issues and viewpoints surrounding the State Children's Health Insurance Program through a satirical lens. A great cartoon, amazing guiding...
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Exploring Physical & Health Literacy

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Help students discover the importance of physical fitness with this health literacy video. Beginning with a comparison of the choices made by two fictional teenagers, this resource continues on to explore the basic physical and thinking...
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Applying Physical & Health Literacy

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Raise teenagers' awareness about the importance of living an active life and staying physically fit by using this short health video. Starting with a series of facts about the negative consequences of physical inactivity and unbalanced...
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Introduction to Physical & Health Literacy

For Students K - 5th Standards
Support children in living fun, active, and healthy lives with a video on physical and health literacy. Whether its learning basic skills like running, jumping, and throwing, or making healthy choices about the foods they eat, students...
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Healthy Heart Night

For Teachers K - 5th
The idea of having a Healthy Heart Night at your school is a fabulous thought. Here are a few ideas that detail was done at one elementary school. It would take a lot of organizing to make it happen, but seems well worth the effort. This...
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Ainembabazi Children’s Project (Local NGO)

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the impact of the Ainembabazi Children’s Project. For this global issues lesson, 9th graders visit the Ainembabazi Children’s Project Web site in order to complete the provided worksheet that enables them to learn...
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Helping Adolescents Deal with Peer Pressure

For Teachers 12th
Designed by a mental health center, this presentation is meant to educate educators how to help teens face peer pressure. Tips are provided for identifying at-risk youth and bullying situations. This would be a poignant topic to include...
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Eat Smart Be Smart

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Get children's blood pumping with this primary grade lesson on the human heart. After learning about the important role this muscle plays in the human body, students monitor their heart rates and discover the importance of staying active.
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Body Mass Index (BMI)

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
How do you calculate your Body Mass Index, and why is this information a valuable indicator of health? Class members discover not only what BMI is and practice calculating it using the height and weight of six fictitious individuals, but...
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In Sickness and in Health

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Based on family history, how likely is it that a couple's children will have a recessive disease? In an in-depth, but easy-to-follow case study, future geneticists learn the story of Greg and Olga, who are hoping to have children, but...
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Kodomo No Hi: Children's Day Celebration

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Children's Day is a beloved Japanese holiday with many colorful and engaging traditions. On this national holiday celebrated yearly on May 5, children are honored for their strengths and given good wishes for happiness. Your younger...
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Seafood and Human Health

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Whether your young biologists realize it or not, humans play a significant role in marine ecosystems. To help them understand this fact children first create graphical representations that show homo sapiens' place in marine food chains,...
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Drug Education Tobacco Year 7

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A series of activities encourages young people to be smoke free. Class members identify the chemicals found in cigarettes and cigarette smoke, investigate the health risks, and practice refusal strategies.
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Eating for Health

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine their family's eating habits. In this adult health lesson plan, students discuss changes they plan to make in their family. They observe how hopscotch is played and try to do this at home.
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Fabulous Felines- Lesson 2- Your Cat's Health

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore cats.  For this pet care lesson, students participate in a discussion with a local veterinarian about proper health care for cats. Students name reasons it is important to protect against pet overpopulation.  Students...
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Ayiti: Children of Haiti Summit

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore the core challenges faced by children in Haiti.  In this World History lesson, 9th graders examine the impact poverty has on access to education, nutrition, basic healthcare, and child mortality.  Students research...
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Planning to Parent: Do I Want Children? How Many? When?

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Using the jigsaw method, ten different life situations relating to parenting are evaluated and then presented to the class. Through this experience, participants understand the reasons for choosing whether or not to have children, how...
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First-Grade Intervention

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Learning how to read is a big challenge for young learners, but this series of lessons provides them with the extra support they need to succeed. With each lesson following the a clearly outlined format, children are introduced to new...
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Second-Grade Comprehension-Based Intervention

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Help your youngsters find meaning in the text they read with this series of five intervention lessons. Offering explicit, step-by-step instructions for walking children through shared readings of leveled books, these...
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Spruce up a class reading of the children's book Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback with this fun series of activities. Starting with a list of reading comprehension questions and key vocabulary to address during a teacher read...

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