Pump it Up!
Students learn the process in which blood is circulated throughout the body and explain the effects of exercise on the heart. The teacher ask questions, students perform a physical activity and then make a histogram of the student's pulse rates
6th - 8th Health 3 Views 11 Downloads
Got Lactase? The Co-Evolution of Genes and Culture
Does the human body evolve as quickly as human culture? With a stellar 15-minute video, explore the trait of lactose intolerance. Only about 1/3 of human adults seem to still have the enzyme lactase and therefore, the ability to digest...
8th - 12th Science
"Youth Obesity: Schools Fight Back” Language Arts Lesson Plan
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. Hand...
7th - 12th Health CCSS: Designed
Eat Healthy • Be Active Community Workshops
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...
6th - 12th Health CCSS: Adaptable
Physical Challenge Activity Cards and Parent Letter
In this study of physical challenges and inventions learning exercise, students take a letter home to their families explaining that they will be studying the affects of physical challenges and inventions that aid people who live with...
6th - 7th Health