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I Can Balance. You Can Balance.
There are many, many reasons why people do not maintain an energy balance. Talk to your young learners about balance, what gets in the way of eating healthy, and things that get in the way of doing physical activity. Some obstacles may seem small and some obstacles may seem huge, but when recognized, most can be overcome!
K - 5th Physical Education 3 Views 10 Downloads
Home: Where the Heart Is
If you're looking for copious background information to support study of the human heart, here it is! You can find photos of hearts, and text about the development, structure, systems, and monitoring that support heart function. Also contains links to several enrichment activities.
5th - 12th Science 3 Views 1 Download
The Heart of the Matter
Upper elementary pupils learn about the blood transportation system and anatomy of the human heart. They fill in an outline of the human heart (not included) focusing on the flow of blood to and from the heart. Using stethoscopes, they track blood flow in resting and elevated states.
5th - 6th Health 3 Views 15 Downloads
Fruits & Vegetables: Lesson 5 - The Bean Bag
Students explore the positive effects of beans. After a lecture and reading, they examine the health benefits of beans and become aware of its effect against heart disease. Students explore the amount of recommended fiber each day and identify methods to add beans to their diet.
Higher Ed Health 6 Views 11 Downloads
Maintain a Healthy Weight
Students study body mass index and how to calculate it to analyze their weight. They discuss risk factors for heart disease, ways to burn calories, and healthy ways to lose weight. After viewing slides, they discuss tips to losing weight, how to calculate BMI, and determine a healthy weight range.
4th - 6th Health 13 Views 23 Downloads
The Circulatory System
Students examine the heart to investigate why heart transplants are sometimes needed. In this circulatory system lesson students view video on the human heart and learn how gene mutation can affect the structure and function of red blood cells.
6th - 8th Science 42 Views 85 Downloads
"Youth Obesity: Schools Fight Back” Language Arts Lesson Plan
Kids fight obesity by comparing the USDA food intake suggestions to what they personally consume throughout the day. They watch a video, read texts, and explore related vocabulary which they use as they compose an oral presentation. Hand outs and video links are included.
7th - 12th Health 80 Views 294 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Human Body Series - Cardiovascular System
Pump up your class while studying the cardiovascular system with this pair of activities. In one, learners record heart rates during different actions. In the second, they read kid-friendly heart health articles online and then write a haiku reflecting what they learned.
3rd - 5th Science 134 Views 144 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What is Rhetoric Anyways?
Rhetoric from Aristotle (logos, pathos, and ethos) to the rhetorical triangle (audience, speaker, subject) and SOAPSTone (speaker, occasion, audience, purpose, subject, tone) here’s a presentation about the art of rhetoric that will entertain as well as inform.
9th - 12th Language Arts 75 Views 177 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Most young readers are aware that authors write to entertain or inform the audience, but it's also important for them to understand the art of persuasive writing. In the third lesson of this series, the teacher reads two letters to the class, highlighting the facts and opinions, expert testimony, and author's feelings that indicate the intent to persuade.
1st - 3rd Language Arts 16 Views 14 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students explore human anatomy by defining vocabulary terms. In this human heart lesson, students research the components of the respiratory system and complete handouts based on the role of the heart. Students define a list of heart vocabulary terms and graph class heart data.
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 20 Views 37 Downloads
Investigation: Pollution Prevention Is Disease Prevention
Plenty of background information about how air pollution affects much more than just our lungs is included on this attractive handout. After reading, pupils make a working model of a lung and diaphragm. Junior physicians place a small piece of cotton in the lung to find out what happens.
4th - 6th Science 60 Views 54 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Connecting Algebra and Geometry Through Coordinates
This unit on connecting algebra and geometry covers a number of topics including worksheets on the distance formula, finding the perimeter and area of polynomials, the slope formula, parallel and perpendicular lines, parallelograms, classifying triangles, exterior angle theorem, circles, inductive and deductive reasoning, and conditional statements.
9th - 10th Math 15 Views 21 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Not So Sweet: Investigating Science and Health Questions About Sugar and Our Bodies
Is sugar as dangerous to our health as cigarettes? What happens when we ingest sugar, and how much do we consume on a daily basis? Using several New York Times articles, learners search for evidence to answer important questions like these and construct claims about sugar consumption, health correlations, and responses from industries to health initiatives in the United States.
6th - 12th Science 47 Views 42 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Using an engaging analogy regarding who decides what food should be served in cafeterias, your learners will discover how interest groups work to persuade policy makers and advocate for the needs of their groups. Topics covered in the reading material include how interest groups influence government, lobby for support, endorse candidates, and raise money through political action committees (PACs).
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 5 Views 4 Downloads CCSS: Designed