Personal and Community Health Teacher Resources
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Second graders participate in an activity that introduces a new unit on health and wellness. They study vocabulary of the unit.
Young scholars explore the implications of teen driving. In this personal health lesson, students research and discuss impaired driving, seat belt usage, speeding, and distracted driving. Young scholars then create public awareness marketing campaigns that address the issues.
Innovations in Surgery and Reproductive Health
Young scholars examine significant innovations in surgery and reproductive health. In this surgery lesson students view a video and answer the given questions.
Learners define and compare health terms. They estimate a person's health status on each dimension of health. They describe the major determinants of health.
Fostering Critical Thinking Skills for Consumer Health Decisions
Students, in groups, evaluate an advertisement for a health-related product. They use a worksheet to consider the advertisement and product and then present their findings to the class.
Taking Care of Our Bodies
Students examine healthy habits. In this personal health lesson, students read books pertaining to personal health topics and then discuss basic safety, hygiene, and nutrition.
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.
Small Group Counseling
Students participate in small group counseling sessions to solve a common issue. As a class, they define anger and note the characteristics of the warning signs. They discuss different ways of dealing with their anger and how to use the same strategies dealing with conflict resolution.
Learners view a video, they summarize the function or job of each body system. They are asked why is it important that athletes in training or a person who wants to tone muscles or stay healthy should comprehend how the systems could help them.
Students complete movements and discuss how fitness is beneficial to their health. In this fitness lesson plan, students also discuss being safe while moving and take a quiz.
Students explore energy. In this health and nutrition lesson, students brainstorm a list of healthy foods that provide energy, and identify physical activities that burn energy. Students complete a good nutrition worksheet.
Exercise: The Right Stuff
First graders explore how regular exercise keeps the body strong and healthy.
The Inside Story of Muscles, Bones and Exercise
First graders explore how they can help their muscles and bones grow strong through the use of physical activity.
Learners create a plan for lifelong health by setting personal health goals.
I Am Special
Students explore their own personal uniqueness. In this personal health lesson, students discuss personal attributes and then design special paper vests that showcase their traits.
Food Choices The Pyramid Way
Students develop skills in making nutritionally-sound food choices. Keeping a food diary, they analyze their food intake using the food pyramid as a guide. Students identify and explain the relationship of nutrition to personal health and fitness.
Students identify plant diversity in the rainforest and the role that animals and habitats play in scientific research. They differentiate between natural habitat and laboratory research and work collaboratively to produce a video news report.
The Structure And Functions of Proteins
Ninth graders investigate the structure of proteins and how it affects their function. They build a protein model with four helix units and describe how this structure aids the protein in doing its jobs.
Middle schoolers discover ways to control pests and improve sanitation. In this pests and diseases lesson, students read passages about maintaining cleanliness in a home and ways to eradicate insects, rats, and pests.
Developing a Public Health Service Message
Students communicate the biological basis for an aspect of a public health issue in a visual manner. They use the basics of a variety of diseases and epidemics to create their Public Health poster and service message.