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Students examine articles to find out about the relationship between sanitation and disease. In this sanitation and personal hygiene instructional activity, 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.
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.
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.
Young scholars 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 activity is intended for young scholars acquiring English.
Students examine words containing three syllables, the sight word "of," and participate in a hygiene experiment. They break a list of words into three syllables, trace and write the word "of" and write a sentence containing of, and discuss hygiene and conduct an acid experiment involving lemon juice and pennies.
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 lesson, they make graphs using information from the demonstration with the potatoes.
For 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.
Assist your secondary special education class for understanding risky behavior, hygiene, and STDs. The class discusses how germs spread, how people get sick, and what needs to be done to prevent the spread of communicable diseases. They examine a series of self-protection tools, practice washing their hands, and talk about why its important to keep clean. Disease prevention is the main focus of this lesson.