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Core Knowledge Foundation

The Human Body—Building Blocks and Nutrition Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology

For Teachers 2nd Standards
A read-aloud anthology explores the human body. Over three weeks, second graders listen to and discuss texts related to the cells, tissue, organs, digestive system, excretory system, nutrients, and a balanced diet. Learners practice word...
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Core Knowledge Foundation

The Human Body Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology

For Teachers 1st Standards
A read-aloud anthology showcases various stories about the human body. Scholars participate in lessons that introduce a reading, listen to and discuss the reading, then complete in-class and at-home practice.
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Health Smart Virginia

Mental Health/Social Emotional Skills

For Teachers 9th
A 7-page packet of activity ideas, lesson plans, and information resources provides instructors of high school freshmen a wealth of materials to support teaching the concepts in a Health Smart unit.
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Health Smart Virginia

Health/Social Emotional Skills

For Teachers 8th
Designed for instructors, a seven-page packet provides an overview of the Health Smart unit for eighth-graders. The resource includes the objectives and goals of the unit, details suggested procedures and provides links to additional...
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Health Smart Virginia

Social Emotional Skills Lessons Overview

For Teachers 7th
Sometimes the hardest part of planning any unit of instruction is determining the activities that reinforce the concepts of the lessons and support the development of student skills. This first resource in the Health Smart series...
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Lesson Plan
Nemours KidsHealth

Keep Your Brain in the Game: Grades 3-5

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Boost physical activity as well as concept proficiency with brief bursts of movement. Before taking a test, scholars vote on five exercises to complete from a set of 8 cards. After two minutes, learners begin their work with heightened...
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Lesson Plan
Generation Rx

My Generation Rx: Minute Activities

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Want to discuss the prevalence of prescription drug abuse among teenagers, but running out of class time? A series of short, straightforward activities address topics such as sharing prescription drugs, coping mechanisms for stress, and...
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PPT
Generation Rx

Medication Safety for Teens

For Teachers 7th - 12th
The most valuable way to protect teenagers from prescription drug abuse is to equip them with knowledge. An informative slideshow covers various aspects of prescription drug safety, including the importance of keeping one's prescription...
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Interactive
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Scholastic

Drugs + Your Body—It Isn’t Pretty

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Drugs can affect all parts of the body including teeth, skin, heart, brain, and lungs. Use an interactive that explores topics like addiction and the brain, steroid use and skin breakouts, methamphetamine use and rotting teeth, smoking...
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Stanford University

A Healthy You

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
Go beyond counting calories with a healthy eating unit that focuses on reading nutritional labels, making healthy choices, and incorporating fitness into daily life. After four lessons about the different ways kids can improve their...
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US Department of Agriculture

Serving Up My Plate

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
Offer your youngsters an extra helping of nutritional knowledge and healthy tips with this resource, which centers around the MyPlate nutritional guide and offers three "courses" of plans and worksheets on the food groups and the...
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Activity
Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion

Eat Healthy • Be Active Community Workshops

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Recipe makeovers, healthy alternatives, quick tips for a nutritious lifestyle...this 187-page document has it all! Don't miss a thorough packet of workshop activities and handouts designed to support your teaching of the MyPlate...
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Handout
food.uk.gov

Kitchen Check

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
Storing the food in the fridge, keeping the kitchen clean, and preparing food correctly are the focus topics of this food safety resource. It includes well-designed handouts with top tips to remember, coloring worksheets, and answer keys.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Soda to be Absent from Schools

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Should schools serve soda to students? Learners read an artlcle that argues against the sale of soda in schools and engage in a class discussion. They then complete a short assessment to check for comprehension and reflect on the...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Youth Obesity: Schools Fight Back

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Explore nutrition and healthy eating habits with a study on youth obesity. Learners watch a PBS documentary on the obesity epidemic which discusses government programs aimed at healthier choices, as well as more localized efforts. Kids...
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Curated OER

Youth Obesity: Schools Fight Back

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
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. 
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Assessment
Nemours KidsHealth

Healthy Snacking: Quiz (Grades 6-8)

For Students 6th - 8th
In this healthy snacking and diet quiz, middle schoolers answer 10 multiple-choice and true-and-false questions that assess their understanding of healthy eating habits.
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Worksheet
Nemours KidsHealth

School Lunch: With Great Lunch Comes Great Responsibility

For Students 9th - 12th
In this nutrition instructional activity, students create a comic strip about meals, nutrition, food groups, and the messages celebrities send about weight and nutrition. Students sum up their message with one sentence after drawing...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Staying Healthy

For Teachers 6th - 8th
The third lesson in the Building Confidence module focuses on healthy habits. Middle schoolers engage in activities that underscore the need for a healthy diet, daily exercise, and a good night's sleep. They create customized food and...
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Overcoming Obstacles

Improving Well-Being

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Diet, exercise, and sleep! High schoolers learn how a well-balanced diet, daily exercise, and a good night's sleep can improve their health and sense of well-being. Participants examine their current patterns and design a daily schedule...
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Professional Doc
Department of Education (Ireland)

On My Own Two Feet School Handbook

For Teachers 6th - 12th
The "On My Own Two Feet" School Handbook describes a carefully scaffolded, richly detailed substance abuse program designed for middle and high schools. Chapters look at approaches to prevention, suggestions for organizing and...
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Florida Department of Health

Understanding the Risk of Substance Abuse Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Teenage brains are different! Understanding that the teenage brain is still developing and thus more impacted by substance abuse is the key concept in a three-lesson high school health unit. Participants learn about how the brain and...
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Florida Department of Health

Nutrition: Developing Healthy Habits Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The focus of the fourth unit in the Youth Risk Behavior Survey Curriculum is on healthy eating and exercise. Class members examine healthy habits data from the YRBD Youth Online Tool, learn about the importance of a healthy diet and...
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Interactive
DocsTeach

Uncle Sam and the American Diet

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Uncle Sam wants you to follow the food pyramid! Scholars analyze two images of propaganda posters the government created to promote the food pyramid. Academics complete a worksheet to understand the impact of the campaign and end the...