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

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

Lesson Plans

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


Tips to Healthy Eating Quiz
Good-For-You Foods 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

Food Groups
Wellness Poster
Nutrition Lab
Chemistry of Cooking
The Foods We Eat
Fred's Fruits and Vegetables
The Brown Bag Energy Test
More Popular Activities for Science Class

Math, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Math and Recipes Worksheet
Math and Recipes Vocabulary
HIV/AIDS Statistics
Baby and Primary Teeth
All About Fruit
How I've Grown
Choosing Good Health
More Math, Health, & Nutrition Resources

Art, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Bob's Lunch Box
School Safety Connect-the-Dots
Science and Art: Hello Mr. Smart Heart
Fruit and Art
Edible Houses
Egg Art
Science Fun: An Apple a Day
More Art Activities for Health & Nutrition

Language Arts, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Lesson Planning Center
Ryan White, My Own Story
Favorite Foods
The Invention of Coca-Cola® Reading Warm-Up
What Is AIDS?
Chew on This Teacher's Guide
Health Reading Warm-Up: Teeth
More Popular Language Arts Activities for Health & Nutrition

Literature, Health, & Nutrition Connected

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

Social Studies, Health, & Nutrition Connected

World Class Recipes
Warm Cranberry Wassail
Cranberry Bread Pudding
Columbus and Food
Olympic Games and Politics
Sexual Harassment
Cranberry Apple Crisp
More Popular Social Studies Activities for Health & Nutrition

History, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Thanksgiving Menu: Then & Now
History of Marshmallows Reading Warm-Up
The Great Flu Epidemic of 1918
Food with History
Anthrax FAQs
Dried-Pepper Hangings Instruction Sheet
Colonial New England Food & Cooking
More Popular History Resources for Health & Nutrition

Food Resources

Cranberry Facts
Health & Nutrition Printables Slideshow
Fruity Maple Glazed Ham
Food From Plants and Animals
What Is a Balanced Diet?
Rain Forest Foods and Spices
National Noodle-Ring Day
More Popular Food Resources

Physical Education Activities

The Human Body: Disease & Wellness Printable Book (Grades K-5)
Explore Activity: Ways to Exercise
Science and Physical Education: Brain Power
How Much Exercise Do You Get?
Muscle Learning
Science and Physical Education: Warming up for Exercise
More Physical Education Activities

Resources on Illness & Disease

How AIDS Is Not Spread
How the AIDS Virus Can Affect You
World AIDS Month Slideshow
Understanding AIDS
Number of Young Women with HIV and AIDS in U.S. through June 1999
Number of Young Men with HIV and AIDS in U.S. through June 1999
More Popular Resources on Illness & Disease

Resources on the Human Body

The Five Senses - Kindergarten
Major Bones of the Body
Hospital Word Search
My Wonderful Body
How Do Some Drugs Affect the Body?
Kinesthetic Awareness
Antibacterial Drugs
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
The Surgeon General's Warning
Intervention Strategies for Suicide
More Drug Prevention Resources

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