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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 lesson, which includes elements from health and science as well as expository writing. Middle schoolers develop realistic and obtainable one week health and...
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Kids Health - Sportsmanship

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students complete activities regarding good sportsmanship. In this sportsmanship lesson, students discuss winning, losing, and cheating. They participate in Sportsmanship scenarios and discuss what they would do in each situation. 
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Using Graphical Displays to Depict Health Trends in America's Youth

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Identify the different types of graphs and when they are used. Learners will research a specific health issue facing teens today. They then develop a survey, collect and analyze data and present their findings in class.  This is a lesson...
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A Healthy You

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Go beyond counting calories with a healthy eating unit that focuses on reading nutritional labels, making healthy choices, and incorporating fitness into daily life. After four lessons about the different ways kids can improve their...
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Should I Talk to My Kids about Vaping?

For Students K - 12th
Enlist parents and guardians in an anti-vaping campaign with an infographic that offers suggestions for how to talk with their students about e-cigarettes and e-liquids. The visual includes information about the dangers of vaping as well...
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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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Kids and Chemicals - Facts and Laws

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the impact of everyday toxins on the health of people. They conduct a cost-benefit analysis, watch a video, conduct Internet research, complete a Synthetic Chemical Exposure Chart, and write a one-page summary.
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Digestive Enzymes, Nutrition and Your Health

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As Natalie describes in this video, nutrition is about more than just having a healthy diet. Your body's absorption, digestion, and elimination is key in your overall health. The function of enzymes is clearly explained along with the...
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Disease, Environment, Health, Human Populations, and Modern Technology

For Students 9th - 12th
What is a pandemic, epidemic, and a vaccine? What changes have occurred in health and environmental awareness with the advent of new technology? This 20 question multiple choice quiz asks kids to answer who, what, when, and where about...
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Kids for Character Pledge

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students discuss character and values and discuss what it means to be a good citizen. In this character lesson plan, students also sign the Kids for Character pledge and pledge to be good citizens.
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Health & Sickness

For Teachers 3rd - 9th
Headache, sore throat, runny nose. Words associated with health and sickness are the focus of this lesson designed for language learners.
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Kids Health - Asthma

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students discuss the health effects of asthma. In this asthma lesson, students answer questions about their own history with asthma or difficulty breathing. They create a pamphlet to go in a doctor's office to inform others about asthma. 
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Personal Health - Energy Balance

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this personal health worksheet, students read a short entry about the eating and sleeping habits of a set of twins. They describe why the twins do not have energy during the day before listing 3 ways to improve their eating habits,...
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Elmo's World: Kids Talk Animal

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Kids love making animal sounds, and they love Elmo! Dorothy the fish and Elmo talk to several children about wild animals. Each child tells Dorothy about a wild animal and then shows her what that animal does. They depict a lion, an...
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Consuming Healthy Snacks

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Get your class into great shape by introducing them to the benefits of eating healthy snacks and engaing in regular exercise. This set of activities comes with all the worksheets and handouts needed to complete several weeks of nutrition...
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How the Body Works: Muscles

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Viewers visit the gym where two kids and a body-building adult are working out. The characters discuss three types of muscles: smooth, cardiac, and skeletal. With middle school humor, colorful animation, and clear information, viewers...
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Treatments for Characters' Problems

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students research treatments for problems associated with specific characters.  In this online research lesson, students use kid-friendly search engines to find information that will help a character from Charlie and the Chocolate...
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Health Benefits of Exercise

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Dr. Tina Marcantel speaks about health and the need for exercise as she hikes around Sedona, Arizona. Several benefits are highlighted in a succinct and clear way. Show your health students this video to encourage them to exercise...
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Health Problem Series-Diabetes

For Students 7th - 9th
In this diabetes learning exercise, students are assigned the task of creating a week long diet and fitness program at a summer camp for kids with diabetes. They plan a menu and activities as well as give a sample meal and a sample...
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Plant Parts Salad

For Teachers 1st Standards
How are vegetables beneficial to a healthy diet? Have kids examine different types of vegetables, such as zucchini, broccoli, and carrots, and determine which parts of the plant they represent. Then, they taste the vegetables as a class....
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Talking Safety

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Chances are, many of the teens in your class have jobs or want to have jobs in the near future. Educate them about the hazards and emergencies that could occur in various workplaces with a set of lessons published by the National...
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Indoor Physical Activity Ideas for Kids!

For Teachers K - 8th
Rainy day schedule doesn't mean you can't stay fit! Use a collection of indoor physical activities during periods of inclement weather, substitute teaching days, or for those afternoons when your class just wants to move around!
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How the Body Works: Endocrine Glands

For Students 3rd - 8th Standards
Mr. Glandman will not put your class to sleep as he explains the endocrine system. This simply animated cartoon showcases a leotard-donned super hero as he explains to a responsive audience how glands release hormones and instruct cells...
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How the Body Works - The Urinary System

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
This preview of the full-length video on the urinary system is not a waste! Though it's short, it succinctly introduces viewers to the roles of the kidneys, ureter, bladder, and urethra. A reading article, quiz, fill-in-the-blank, and...

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