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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
Basic First Aid
Fire Readiness and Safety
Why Is Exercise Important?
Fruits and Vegetables List
First-Aid Treatments
More Popular Health & Nutrition Printables

Printables for Grades 6-12

How Does Alcohol Affect the Body?
What Is a Balanced Diet?
Survival Kits
Rev Up Your Veggies: A Physical Science Activity
AIDS True/False Worksheet
Wellness Poster
AIDS/STD Crossword Puzzle
More Popular Health & Nutrition Printables

Lesson Plans

Smoking Lesson - Grade 4 and 5
Salt or Sugar: Which Dissolves Faster in Different Liquids?
Smoking Lesson - Grades 2 and 3
Name That State
Which Foods Do Molds Love Best?
An Honest Cigarette Ad?
What Foods Attract Ants?
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
What Parts of Plants Do You Eat?
How Can You Stay Healthy?

Activities for Science Class

The Foods We Eat
Food Groups
Fred's Fruits and Vegetables
An Edible Experiment
Extinguishing a Fire
Chemistry of Cooking
Food Flight: Digestive Tracking
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Math, Health, & Nutrition Connected

All About Fruit
Activity: Comparing Infectious Diseases
Math and Recipes Worksheet
Math in Science: Favorite Fruits
Your Unique Exercise Program (Part 1 of 3)
Baby and Primary Teeth
Choosing Good Health
More Math, Health, & Nutrition Resources

Art, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Fruit Patterns
School Safety Connect-the-Dots
Bob's Lunch Box
Math and Recipes Vocabulary
Science and Art: Hello Mr. Smart Heart
I Am Loveable
Planning a Picnic
More Art Activities for Health & Nutrition

Language Arts, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Lesson Planning Center
The Invention of Coca-Cola® Reading Warm-Up
Favorite Foods
We Are All the Same: The Life and Death of Nkosi Johnson
Ryan White, My Own Story
The Omnivore's Dilemma Teacher's Guide
What Is AIDS?
More Popular Language Arts Activities for Health & Nutrition

Literature, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Action Poems and Songs
We Beat the Street Discussion Guide
Health Reading Warm-Up: Germs
Thirteen Reasons Why Discussion Guide
Quick: Get Me a Bandage! Creative Writing Activity
Science and Writing: Food Poetry
Daily Journal Topics: Fabulous Food
More Literature Resources for Health & Nutrition

Social Studies, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Nutrition: Family Activity
Hunger and Malnutrition
Making New Friends
Dried-Pepper Hangings Instruction Sheet
A Family Wordsearch
Famous Survivors
The Life of Milton Hershey
More Popular Social Studies Activities for Health & Nutrition

History, Health, & Nutrition Connected

School Lunch Choices Reading Warm-Up
Health Reading Warm-Up: Benefits of Sleep
Education Issues Reading Warm-Up: Screen Time
Invention of Kool-Aid® Reading Warm-Up
History of Marshmallows Reading Warm-Up
Olympic Games and Politics
Columbus and Food
More Popular History Resources for Health & Nutrition

Food Resources

Food From Plants and Animals
Cranberry Facts
Planning a Fitness Schedule
My Favorite Exercise
A Chocolate Curriculum
Dinosaur Hunters
Rain Forest Foods and Spices
More Popular Food Resources

Physical Education Activities

The Human Body: Disease & Wellness Printable Book (Grades K-5)
Fine Motor Skills
Heart Rate and Exercise
Science and Physical Education: Brain Power
How Much Exercise Do You Get?
Science and Physical Education: Warming up for Exercise
More Physical Education Activities

Resources on Illness & Disease

The Healthy Immune System
Disasters – Natural and Unnatural
Smoking-Related Mortality Facts
AIDS-Infected Immune System
How AIDS Is Not Spread
What Are Some Global Effects of Pollution?
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
Hospital Word Search
How Do Some Drugs Affect the Body?
The Time of Your Life
More Popular Resources on the Human Body

Alcohol & Drug Awareness Resources

Cigarette Smoking Fact Sheet
Cigarette Smoking Worksheet
Smoking Effects
The Effects of Tobacco Use
"Say NO" to Drugs
No Smoking!
Intervention Strategies for Suicide
More Drug Prevention Resources


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