Students will develop an advocacy plan for a local, national or global health problem. Students will write a letter as part of their advocacy plan.This lesson is written as an interdisciplinary unit for both the Health and Language Arts classrooms. It can however, be taught in just one of the classes.
Guidelines from the American Heart Association for first aid including care for stroke, asprin for chest pain, control of bleeding, and cooling techniques.
The American Heart Association's downloadable Fruit and Veggie Toolkit for Kids is a collection of resources that will help you empower students to develop healthy habits early in life that will bring lifelong benefits.
This lesson is designed for teachers who would like to use one general lesson to teach several aspects of Internet safety. The subjects of cyber-bullying, cell phone safety and Internet safety are stressed.
Students will examine their concepts of "beautiful" and "ugly" and the social influences on this perception. Students will look more closely at the role genetics plays on determining the way a person looks. Finally, students will explore ways to enhance their own body images.This lesson is written as an interdisciplinary unit for both the Health and Science classrooms. It can however, be taught in just one of the classes.
During this lesson students will view a PowerPoint presentation to examine the dangers of technology. The presentation covers: pornography, cell phones, cyber-bullying, and social networking.
The students will demonstrate an understanding of their amount of sugar intake of various beverages by stacking sugar cubes of the amount of their assigned beverage and completing the worksheet. Groups will present and report on their beverage after their work is complete.