Health Teacher Resources
Healthy bodies and minds make healthy learners! Here you'll find a wealth of health-related lesson plans and activities on nutrition, wellness, growth and development, injury prevention, and first aid.
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Tree of Life
Students explore the importance of the tropical rain forest in different cultures. Through a cooperative game, they locate countries that are known for their forest resources. Students discuss the similarities and differences of various cultures who live and depend solely on tropical forests.
7th - 10th Social Studies & History 24 Views 39 Downloads
The Holocaust: An Introduction for Children (To Be Used with Number the Stars)
In this literature and history worksheet, students prepare to read the novel by Lois Lowry Number the Stars. Students read the history behind the Nazi occupation of Denmark and the arrest of the Jews there. This is a 10 page historical account of the Holocaust events with photographs from WW1.
5th - 6th Language Arts 45 Views 164 Downloads
4-H Leadership Skills- Intermediate Activity Page
In this 4-H leadership skill worksheet set, students design a Leadership Coat-of-Arms using the given questions. They examine eight important qualities that leaders need to have and complete a checklist of the leadership qualities that they possess.
4th - 5th 21st Century Skills 42 Views 86 Downloads
The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh
Starry Night by Van Gogh is a wonderful piece that invites the imagination to explore. Second graders learn about the piece and the artist through a guided observation. After they discuss the painting, they continue their exploration through six different activities where they'll draw, paint, and write about the piece.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 46 Views 42 Downloads
Secondary special education students are introduced to the topics covered in health class. This is the first in a series of lessons focused teaching developmentally appropriate life and sexual health related topics. Intended for mild to moderately disabled students.
9th - 12th Special Education 49 Views 71 Downloads
Does Mother Nature Know Best?
Investigate herbal medicine in the science or health classroom with this lesson from the New York Times. After a discussion about class members beliefs about and experiences with herbal medicines, pupils read an article that might impact their opinions.
6th - 12th Science 29 Views 116 Downloads
Don't Drink To That!
Students simulate the effects of alcohol on their vision and motor skills. Then, after doing additional research on the dangers of driving while intoxicated, students create an educational activity that might convince a particular target a
6th - 12th Health 45 Views 30 Downloads
The first part of this article by PBS on the Miss America pageants can be used in a health class when it's time to talk about body image. There are links to related articles. There are some great questions for discussion. There are ideas for some projects the class can do.
7th - 12th Health 22 Views 16 Downloads
Puberty/Adolescence, Day 1: Overview
What a simple way to have a health class learn about puberty! Worksheet 1 has a list of statements about puberty, and the class puts checkmarks in the boxes that they think applies to boys and/or to girls. Sure to promote lively discussion, this resource reminds students that puberty is a process.
9th - 10th Health 34 Views 71 Downloads
Wherever We Go, There They Are!
The central video for this lesson is not available through the included resource link. However, the activity that simulates the passing of a virus through a population is impacting and the other resource links are invaluable. Use this lesson in a life science unit when covering viruses, or in a health class when covering communicable disease.
6th - 12th Health 30 Views 134 Downloads
Islamic Society: A Lesson in Surrender
High schoolers examine the third pillar of Islam. They discover the influence of Islamic ideas and practices on other cultures, Explore the various meanings of social group and the ways that each group functions. Then, they research the relationship of family health to individual health.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 8 Downloads
Weight Training: Lifetime Fitness
Students research the relationship between physical activity and the prevention of illness, disease and premature death. Students understand that working out regularly will increase muscular strength, endurance and improve many areas of their lives.
6th - 8th Health 29 Views 37 Downloads
How Salty Is It?
Students solve a problem involving salt water. In this solving a problem involving salt water instructional activity, students determine the amount of salt needed to simulate a salt-water environment in an aquarium. Students determine the amount of salt required to achieve the salinity of the great salt lake, mono lake, and the ocean.
6th - 8th Math 21 Views 11 Downloads
Bans, Bans, Good for the Heart!
First, note that the link to the article no longer works, but it is easily located on the Internet. Health classes discuss the effects of smoking on heart attacks and the anti-smoking laws that have reduced the incidence of heart attacks. Here, pupils read an article about the reduction of heart attacks after local smoking bans are enacted.
9th - 12th Science 30 Views 29 Downloads
Beauty or the Beast
Does the FDA really intend to protect public health? Spark a debate in your chemistry or health class by using this article, titled "Beauty or the Beast." It questions the safety of cosmetics and toiletry products, govenment regulations, and the toxicity of their ingredients.
9th - 12th Science 35 Views 60 Downloads