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96 reviewed resources for healthy body image

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Healthy Body Image: A Lesson Plan for Middle School Students

For Teachers 6th - 9th
This is a very valuable lesson for middle schoolers on the importance of maintaining a healthy body image through diet, exercise, and positive mentality. The resource includes four lesson plans. The first two plans outline the physical...
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Healthy Body Image: A Lesson Plan for High School Students

For Teachers 9th - 12th
How does your class view themselves? High schoolers explore body image through a series of four activities. Groups collaborate to examine the changes we experience as a part of growing up, how the media influences body image, and healthy...
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Create a Healthy Calendar

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Health nuts create a month-long calendar presenting health-themed pictures, tips, or facts in each day's box. Rather than just a project, you could raise the required number of health facts and use this as a unique assessment of...
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Healthy Body Image: Healthy Exercises for Every Body

For Students 9th - 12th
From three-way neck rolls to a figure-5 hurdler's stretch, this is an ultimate guide to healthy exercises. It begins with a bulleted list of general guidelines on cardiorespiratory exercise, flexibility, resistance exercises, and range...
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The Hunt for Healthy Food

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students select appropriate foods for a well-balanced diet. In this hunt for healthy food lesson, students play a game where foods are placed under a cone and they must create a balanced diet in the shortest amount of time.
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Healthy Tag

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students play a game to increase physical activity. In this exercise instructional activity, students identify benefits to a healthy lifestyle and learn a fast-paced game to promote blood flow. Students perform activities found on...
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Body Image B

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners review their height and weight ratios and visit a specific website listed in the lesson plan. They follow specific guidelines listed in the lesson plan for obtaining a positivie body image. They choose a guideline that they...
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Hand-Washing Hero

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
What happens when comic writing and hand-washing forces combine? A wealth of fun and creative writing, as well as an introduction to one of the most important healthy habits your youngsters should know, await you in a simple writing prompt.
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Cosmetology: Personal Images

For Teachers 10th
Tenth graders discuss personal grooming and identify grooming activities that should be practiced every day, examine how grooming affects other aspects of life, and explore how beliefs about how other look can contribute to...
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Real Life, Your Life: Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Learners discuss the topic of body image.  In this body image lesson, students view a few people's body image thoughts and discuss how to help their people.  Learners then write a poster and pretend press release, explaining to people...
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NickNews: Winners and Losers

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Students view the excerpt from NickNews entitled, "Winners and Losers." In groups, they categorize a variety of words and images relating to weight, healthy eating, and healthy lifestyle. They discuss adopting positive eating habits,...
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Foundations of Wellness

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
You may be physically healthy, but what about mentally and emotionally? How is your social health? Kindergartners and first and second graders learn about the importance of maintaining their health in all aspects of their lives with a...
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Alcohol and Other Drugs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students take a quiz about substance abuse, then discuss the answers. They read and analyze the top five reasons students give for using alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs and discuss ways for them to make healthy choices.
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Feature Column: Virtual Field Trips

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students discover ways to stay healthy by utilizing Internet education software.  In this computer technology lesson, students investigate Internet programs that simulate a field trip by showing images and video.  Students participate in...
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MyPlate Lesson and Relay

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Youngsters are up and moving in an exciting relay race designed to help them better understand where common foods fall on the MyPlate nutritional guidelines. Working in teams, they identify images of foods and name what food groups they...
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Body Image

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders look at advertisements paying close attention to the people in them, then create an advertisement based on a healthy body image. In this health lesson, 5th graders analyze magazine or television advertisements for the...
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Grade 9 - Personal Development (Healthy Living)

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders analyze lifestyle factors that affect health and demonstrate an awareness of key lifestyle practices associated with prevention of disease.
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A Healthy Body Image

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders discuss what is meant by body image. In groups, they view a variety of magazine advertisements and identify how it encourages them to buy a specific product. To end the lesson, they group the people in the ads as either...
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Major Disparities in Adult Cigarette Smoking Exist Among and Within Racial and Ethnic Groups

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Data indicates that some racial groups smoke more than others, and that with that racial group, there are smaller groups whose smoking habits vary as well. Secondary learners read a graph that details the differences between the Asian...
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Daily Routines

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
What is a daily routine, and how can it be important for our growth and development? Introduce youngsters to their daily routines and habits, from the moment they awake in the morning through their meals and bedtime.
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Mission Nutrition

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore having healthy habits. In this healthy habits lesson, students discover healthy things to eat, how to take care of their teeth, and why it is important to get plenty of rest. Student draw and label pictures and play...
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7th Grade Character Development Workshops

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Be proactive. Begin with the end in mind. Synergize. These are just a few strategies outlined in Sean Covey's ground-breaking best-seller, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens. With a series of five character development workshops...
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Nutrition Mission

For Teachers K - 5th
Students investigate the importance of healthy eating and physical activity.  In this healthy foods lesson, students create a book called "My Family's Healthy Habits." Students personalize their books with their families and share with...
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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...