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Students explore personal health by participating in a tooth brushing experiment. In this dental hygiene lesson, students discuss the importance of brushing their teeth regularly to avoid disease. Students utilize boiled eggs and soak them in cola overnight to identify the destruction sugar does to un-brushed teeth.
Students examine articles to find out about the relationship between sanitation and disease.  In this sanitation and personal hygiene lesson, students diagram areas for personal hygiene in their homes.  Students read articles about health and hygiene and answer critical thinking questions. Students complete an anagram worksheet.
By examining harmful health and hygiene practices, teens will be able to determine what is best for their body. Advertisers for health/hygiene products will also be evaluated for "best interest" criteria. The class will begin by answering a series of questions, in teams or whole group. Following the discussion students will be given a homework worksheet to further evaluate their understanding. This resource could be subjective or viewed as a sensitive area of study.
Students demonstrate the ability to practice good hygiene habits through activities, field trips, internet games, and group discussions. They focus on all areas of hygiene including washing hands, shampooing hair, showering, and brushing teeth. They view a PowerPoint presentation on the basics of maintaining good personal hygiene and participate in pre- and post-assessments.
Third graders discuss the importance of personal hygiene and cleanliness. They examine why good oral hygiene is a significant part of maintaining a healthy body. They focus on the need for daily baths, hair care, and teeth cleaning. They keep a personal hygiene checklist.
High schoolers identify and describe the importance of maintaining good personal hygiene. Individual students write a paragraph describing their personal hygiene regimen. Products used for personal hygiene are identified. This instructional activity is intended for high schoolers acquiring English.
High schoolers explain the use and frequency of use of personal hygiene products by writing an essay explain their personal hygiene regimine and the products they use. This lesson is intended for students acquiring English.
Fifth graders discuss the importance of proper hygiene. After watching their teacher peel potatoes, they discuss why she was wearing rubber gloves. They demonstrate how to wash their hands properly and why one should never touch someone else's body fluids. To end the instructional activity, they make graphs using information from the demonstration with the potatoes.
Students view photos of astronauts sleeping, eating, bathing, and using the toilet, and discuss hygiene problems in a zero-gravity environment. They contrast hygiene habits in space to those on Earth, and create storybooks illustrating good hygiene.
Students examine healthy hygiene habits. In this science lesson plan, students discuss hygiene and germs. Students practice the correct way to wash your hands.
Students examine hygiene. In this germs awareness lesson, students practice proper hand washing technique. They listen to stories about cleanliness and work as a class on various activities. This lesson gives suggestions for books to read on keeping healthy and clean.
Young scholars examine hygiene and health practices today. In this health science instructional activity, students research  medieval treatments to ailments common today. They evaluate how effective herbal remedies are in treating diseases.
In this ESL reading comprehension worksheet, students read a passage about oral hygiene and Fresh Breath Day on August 6. Students answer 100 varied questions pertaining to the article. There is also a link to listen to the passage on MP3. This is geared to ESL students but would be helpful for reading comprehension for the regular classroom.
Students work in collaborative groups researching topics such as nutrition, the benefits of exercise on the body, dental and personal hygiene. They conduct interviews, create charts and posters, and report their results with a written and oral report.
Students investigate the importance of good oral hygiene. They observe and demonstrate the proper way to brush teeth, explore various websites, listen to the book, "Andrew's Loose Tooth," discuss and eat healthy snacks, and play an online interactive healthy teeth game.
Students, while reviewing the vocabulary list on the board, identify basic personal hygiene products/practices along with daily grooming routines. They discuss the importance of these routines socially and health wise on a daily basis.
Learners investigate the concept of personal hygiene and its contribution to the prevention of disease. They focus upon the practice of handwashing while conducting research looking for its proven effectiveness. Then students answer some target questions.
First graders explore the importance of keeping their body clean in order to maintain good health. They explore washing their hands and maintaining other good hygiene practices.
Students engage in a lesson plan that is concerned with the oral hygiene of older adults. They research the dental outcomes of being older and how important healthy habits can be. They choose foods that are better for oral health. The outcome of the lesson plan is having a reference guide for dental health.
Second graders explore reasons why it is important to wash hands. They assess their personal hygiene routines and think about ways to improve them. Students discuss ways to protect our friends and family from germs.

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