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Staying healthy

general health

grades Prek-2nd

In this course, students will learn five specific ways to take care of their body systems, including daily physical activity, healthy eating, proper hand-washing, sufficient sleep, and proper dental hygiene. The course also explains the consequences of not utilizing these healthy habits.

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Topics

Covered

  • Physical activity

  • Nutrition

  • Hand-washing

  • Sleep

  • Proper dental hygiene habits

Objectives

  • Students will be able to locate their heart and describe its function

  • Students will be able to list three cardiovascular activities and explain why regular exercise is important to stay healthy

  • Students will be able to list foods from the five food groups

  • Students will be able to explain how the digestive system turns food into fuel for the body

  • Students will know the number of hours of sleep they need each night and be able to identify the benefits of a sufficient night’s sleep on physical and mental health

  • Students will be able to list three reasons why people need teeth

  • Students will be able to describe and demonstrate proper brushing and flossing

  • Students will be able to explain how proper hand-washing can reduce the spread of germs

Standards

met

  • NATIONAL HEALTH EDUCATION STANDARDS

    • Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health

    • Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks

  • NATIONAL STANDARDS FOR PHYSICAL EDUCATION

    • Standard 6: Values physical health for health, enjoyment, challenge, self-expression, and/or social interaction

Program Materials

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Estimated Teachable Minutes

STAYING HEALTHY - 40 Minutes

While You Watch worksheet - 15m

How Many? - 30m

Making Healthy Soda - 15m

Pillow Talk - 30m

Smile for Physical Activity - 15m

Stay Away Tooth Decay - 20m

The Continuum Health - 20m

A Fistful of Heart - 30m

Dr Seuss’ Sleep Book - 20m

Glitter Germs - 30m

Healthy Foods - 20m

Is your Heart getting a good Workout? - 30m

Old McDonald had a... - 20m

Pass It On! - 30m