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Health and Nutrition Teacher Resources

Our cross-curricular resources on health and nutrition will engage your students with fun and informative lessons, printables, and activities on their well-being. Teach them about illness, physical education, and balanced diets so they have the knowledge to make healthy choices. Good eating habits and a healthy amount of exercise help keep the mind and body performing at their best. Students will be fascinated with science activities on the human body, and you'll find plenty of resources on delicious foods to keep them interested in nutrition.

Printables for Grades K-5

Body Parts
Thought for Food: A Nutrition Lesson
Why Is Exercise Important?
Basic First Aid
Smoking Effects
First-Aid Treatments
Health Reading Warm-Up: Healthy Food
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Printables for Grades 6-12

The Healthy Immune System
How Does Alcohol Affect the Body?
AIDS/STD Crossword Puzzle
The Effects of Tobacco Use
Fruits and Vegetables List
AIDS True/False Worksheet
What Is AIDS?
More Popular Health & Nutrition Printables

Lesson Plans

Which Foods Do Molds Love Best?
Smoking Lesson - Grade 4 and 5
Smoking Lesson - Grades 2 and 3
An Honest Cigarette Ad?
Salt or Sugar: Which Dissolves Faster in Different Liquids?
Big Sneeze
Colonial New England Food & Cooking
More Popular Health & Nutrition Lesson Plans


Good-For-You Foods Quiz
Tips to Healthy Eating Quiz
Baseball Teams Quiz
Juice Nutrition Quiz

Graphic Organizers

KWL Chart - Being Healthy
How Can You Stay Healthy?
What Parts of Plants Do You Eat?

Activities for Science Class

Wellness Poster
Food Groups
Chemistry of Cooking
An Edible Experiment
Fred's Fruits and Vegetables
Nutrition Lab
Pumpkin Seed Snack
More Popular Activities for Science Class

Math, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Math and Recipes Worksheet
Math in Science: Favorite Fruits
Pear Flash Cards
Create a Pie Chart with Excel
Your Unique Exercise Program (Part 1 of 3)
Math and Recipes Vocabulary
Baby and Primary Teeth
More Math, Health, & Nutrition Resources

Art, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Cover Your Sneeze
Fruit Patterns
School Safety Connect-the-Dots
Nurse/EMT Hat
Science Fun: An Apple a Day
Bob's Lunch Box
I Am Loveable
More Art Activities for Health & Nutrition

Language Arts, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Lesson Planning Center
The Invention of Coca-Cola® Reading Warm-Up
Favorite Foods
Ryan White, My Own Story
Thirteen Reasons Why Discussion Guide
Drugs and Your Body: Vocabulary
Chew on This Teacher's Guide
More Popular Language Arts Activities for Health & Nutrition

Literature, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Action Poems and Songs
We Beat the Street Discussion Guide
We Are All the Same: The Life and Death of Nkosi Johnson
Health Reading Warm-Up: Germs
The Omnivore's Dilemma Teacher's Guide
The Life of Milton Hershey
Quick: Get Me a Bandage! Creative Writing Activity
More Literature Resources for Health & Nutrition

Social Studies, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Indian Pudding
Native American Recipes
Name That State
Cranberry-Nut Bread
A Family Wordsearch
Vitamins for Health
Gross Recipes for Halloween
More Popular Social Studies Activities for Health & Nutrition

History, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Thanksgiving Menu: Then & Now
Rev Up Your Veggies: A Physical Science Activity
The Great Flu Epidemic of 1918
Measles and the Native American
Hasty Pudding
Health Reading Warm-Up: Benefits of Sleep
More Popular History Resources for Health & Nutrition

Food Resources

Cranberry Facts
Planning a Fitness Schedule
What Is a Balanced Diet?
Food From Plants and Animals
Rain Forest Foods and Spices
Un menú del restaurante "Buen Provecho"
Juice Nutrition 101
More Popular Food Resources

Physical Education Activities

The Human Body: Disease & Wellness Printable Book (Grades K-5)
Fine Motor Skills
Heart Rate and Exercise
How Much Exercise Do You Get?
Muscle Learning
Explore Activity: Ways to Exercise
Health Reading Warm-Up: Exercise
More Physical Education Activities

Resources on Illness & Disease

AIDS-Infected Immune System
How AIDS Is Not Spread
Smoking-Related Mortality Facts
Staying Healthy
How AIDS Is Spread
How the AIDS Virus Can Affect You
Disasters – Natural and Unnatural
More Popular Resources on Illness & Disease

Resources on the Human Body

The Five Senses - Kindergarten
Major Bones of the Body
Diagram of Mouth, Nose, and Lungs
My Wonderful Body
Types of Bones and Joints
How Do Some Drugs Affect the Body?
Heart Rate
More Popular Resources on the Human Body

Alcohol & Drug Awareness Resources

Cigarette Smoking Worksheet
Cigarette Smoking Fact Sheet
No Smoking!
"Say NO" to Drugs
The Price of Cigarettes
Common Characteristics of Young Smokers
The Surgeon General's Warning
More Drug Prevention Resources

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December Calendar of Events
December is full of events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: World AIDS Day (12/1), International Volunteer Day (12/6), Hanukkah (begins at sundown 12/6), Handwashing Awareness Week (12/6-12), Computer Science Education Week (12/7-13), Human Rights Day (12/10), Winter Solstice (12/22), Christmas (12/25), Kwanzaa (begins 12/26), Visit the Zoo Day (12/27), and New Year's Eve (12/31). Plus, celebrate Bingo's Birthday Month, Universal Human Rights Month, and Write to a Friend Month all December long!

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Teaching with Comics: Galactic Hot Dogs
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guides to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series (chapters 1-4 and 5-8), as found on Funbrain.com (and now in print!), will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stories.