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Mission 2: Fitness Benefits

For Teachers 1st - 6th
In this fitness lesson, learners write about being active, what activities they participate in, how they feel when they participate in these activities, what activities they would like to try and how they could increase their daily...
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Getting the Most Nutrition from Your Food

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore human health by participating in a nutrition activity. In this food choices instructional activity, 6th graders review the food pyramid in class and identify the specific classifications of food that create positive...
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An Unfinished Tale...

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
Challenge your writers to compose a proper ending for the short story "The Talisman." Class members start out by either listening to or reading the first nine paragraphs of the story. The rest is up to them! Encourage kids to resolve the...
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That's Dope - Part 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate drugs in sports. In this performance enhancing drugs lesson plan, students discuss the uses for steroids in medicine and sports. Students utilize the web to play a steroid related game, view media clips of their...
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Introduction To Wellness

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the affects of various risk factors and cumulative risk factors vs. a life of wellness in this technology-based lesson for the High School Health class. The lesson requires the use of the Inspiration education...
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Careers in Architecture

For Students 9th - 12th
Have any interest in designing houses? The first installment of an 11-part unit on architecture teaches scholars about potential careers in architecture. After viewing a presentation, they take part in an Internet scavenger hunt to learn...
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My Response to Stress

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students search for ways to prevent stress. They conduct self-assessments, plan a stress clinic, research community resources, and write a reflective essay. Students may wear electronic heart rate monitors to demonstrate stress levels.
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Grocery Store Problem Solving

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore the effect of healthy diets and exercise on physical and mental wellness. In this health lesson, 6th graders compare food intake to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Students evaluate levels of activity and food...
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How Healthy are You?

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers determine how healthy they are. They examine health risk behaviors of adolescents and their consequences. They complete a risk factor survey and discuss why they might take risks.
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Understanding Stress

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners study stress. In this personal health lesson, students play "Stress Attack" to help them note the physiological responses to stress. Learners also learn how to relieve stress with a mental exercise and 3 physical exercises.
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Get Your Calcium - Rich Foods

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore personal health by identifying positive food choices. In this calcium sources lesson, 5th graders discuss the common ways a human can receive calcium such as consuming dairy products. Students view a virtual tour of...
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Calorie Countdown

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders explore human health by identifying calories in food items. In this healthy eating habits lesson plan, 4th graders view the USDA food pyramid on the Internet and identify the choices they should be making each day....
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Hunger and Malnutrition

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate hunger and malnutrition. In this hunger and malnutrition instructional activity, 5th graders study the importance of proper nutrition. Students explore the scope of hunger and malnutrition problems.
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Vary Your Veggies and Focus on Fruits

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study a healthy diet. In this healthy diet lesson, 3rd graders investigate the nutritional value of fruits and vegetables. Students compare a healthy diet to their personal diet.
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What's the Shape of Your Diet?

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discover a healthy diet. In this healthy diet instructional activity, 4th graders compare their typical diet with the recommendations of MyPyramid for Kids.
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Recognizing a Message's Point of View

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students study the physical, mental, and social health benefits of regular exercise while attempting to recognize the point of view of media messages. They read an article and discern ways in which they can make regular exercise a part...
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Do A Good Job

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine the impact of drug use on good health and job success. They discuss signs that a person might exhibit if they are using drugs, develop a list of problems that may occur on the job due to drug or alcohol abuse, and...
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The Changing Me

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders study the human body. For this health lesson, 3rd graders discuss that everyone's body is growing, measure body parts using a tape measure, and color the body worksheet.
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Mental Circus

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners listen to different types of music and observe their classmates reaction to the music. They state why they think some reactions happened or did not happen.
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Active Ads

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders, after brainstorming various ways to help our hearts and bodies stay strong and healthy, create advertisements for exercise to encourage others to participate in physical activity to stay healthy. They create ads to...
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Pokemon Are Smart and Healthy

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students play a dodge-ball type game (with bean bags) as they perform a number of mental math and physical challenges.
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Food & Science - How Healthy is Your Diet?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Learners experiment with various foods to determine fat and starch content. They rub jam, peanut butter, bananas, and other foods in a small circle on a piece of paper, and observe the results. If there is a high fat content in the...
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Understanding MyPlate

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders recognize how using the food pyramid can add to their good health practices.  In this food pyramid lesson, 6th graders build a 3-D food pyramid illustrating the desired amount of each food group.
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Self Acceptance

For Teachers 6th
Students explore their own self concept. They draw a picture of themselves, read a story, and write a story that has a character like themselves. Afterward, they write and illustrate their stories in PowerPoint.