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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

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

Lesson Plans

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


Good-For-You Foods Quiz
Tips to Healthy Eating Quiz
Juice Nutrition Quiz
Baseball Teams 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
An Edible Experiment
Chemistry of Cooking
Pumpkin Seed Snack
Fred's Fruits and Vegetables
Rev Up Your Veggies: A Physical Science Activity
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
How I've Grown
More Math, Health, & Nutrition Resources

Art, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Cover Your Sneeze
School Safety Connect-the-Dots
Fruit Patterns
Science Fun: An Apple a Day
Nurse/EMT Hat
Planning a Picnic
Science and Art: Hello Mr. Smart Heart
More Art Activities for Health & Nutrition

Language Arts, Health, & Nutrition Connected

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

Literature, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Action Poems and Songs
We Beat the Street Discussion Guide
Thirteen Reasons Why Discussion Guide
We Are All the Same: The Life and Death of Nkosi Johnson
The Omnivore's Dilemma Teacher's Guide
The Life of Milton Hershey
Fever 1793 Teacher's Guide
More Literature Resources for Health & Nutrition

Social Studies, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Indian Pudding
Native American Recipes
Colonial New England Food & Cooking
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
The Great Flu Epidemic of 1918
Dried-Pepper Hangings Instruction Sheet
Hasty Pudding
History of Marshmallows Reading Warm-Up
Fundraising for World Orphans
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
Autumn Veggies and Fruits
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
Muscle Learning
How Much Exercise Do You Get?
My Favorite Exercise
Explore Activity: Ways to Exercise
More Physical Education Activities

Resources on Illness & Disease

Smoking-Related Mortality Facts
AIDS-Infected Immune System
How AIDS Is Not Spread
Staying Healthy
How the AIDS Virus Can Affect You
Disasters – Natural and Unnatural
How AIDS Is Spread
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
How Do Some Drugs Affect the Body?
Types of Bones and Joints
Hospital Word Search
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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November Calendar of Events
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Hour of Code
Introduce your students to basic coding and computer science! Celebrate Computer Science Education Week from December 7-13, 2015 with the Hour of Code resources provided by Code.org®