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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
Basic First Aid
Why Is Exercise Important?
Major Bones of the Body
First-Aid Treatments
More Popular Health & Nutrition Printables

Printables for Grades 6-12

The Healthy Immune System
Fruits and Vegetables List
How Does Alcohol Affect the Body?
AIDS True/False Worksheet
AIDS/STD Crossword Puzzle
Food Groups
What Is AIDS?
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?
The Life of Milton Hershey
What Foods Attract Ants?
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

Wellness Poster
Food Flight: Digestive Tracking
Nutrition Lab
Chemistry of Cooking
The Ants Have It!
The Foods We Eat
Fred's Fruits and Vegetables
More Popular Activities for Science Class

Math, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Math and Recipes Worksheet
HIV/AIDS Statistics
Math and Recipes Vocabulary
How I've Grown
Science Skill: Estimating and Measuring with Cereal and Raisins
Activity: Comparing Infectious Diseases
Your Unique Exercise Program (Part 1 of 3)
More Math, Health, & Nutrition Resources

Art, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Fruit Patterns
Bob's Lunch Box
Science Fun: An Apple a Day
School Safety Connect-the-Dots
Nurse/EMT Hat
Science and Art: Hello Mr. Smart Heart
Edible Houses
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
Creating a New World Writing Activity
We Are All the Same: The Life and Death of Nkosi Johnson
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
Thirteen Reasons Why Discussion Guide
Fever 1793 Teacher's Guide
Health Reading Warm-Up: Germs
Using The Omnivore's Dilemma in the Classroom
The Omnivore's Dilemma Teacher's Guide
More Literature Resources for Health & Nutrition

Social Studies, Health, & Nutrition Connected

World Class Recipes
Colonial New England Food & Cooking
Name That State
Famous Survivors
Death and the Grief Reaction Process
Making New Friends
More Popular Social Studies Activities for Health & Nutrition

History, Health, & Nutrition Connected

History of Marshmallows Reading Warm-Up
Olympic Games and Politics
Indian Pudding
Rev Up Your Veggies: A Physical Science Activity
A Frozen Delight: Making Ice Cream
Hasty Pudding
School Lunches Reading Warm-Up
More Popular History Resources for Health & Nutrition

Food Resources

Food From Plants and Animals
What Is a Balanced Diet?
Cranberry Facts
Rain Forest Foods and Spices
Plant Products
Health & Nutrition Printables Slideshow
Passover Pancakes
More Popular Food Resources

Physical Education Activities

The Human Body: Disease & Wellness Printable Book (Grades K-5)
Fine Motor Skills
Heart Rate and Exercise
Explore Activity: Ways to Exercise
My Favorite Exercise
Science and Physical Education: Brain Power
More Physical Education Activities

Resources on Illness & Disease

AIDS-Infected Immune System
Smoking-Related Mortality Facts
How AIDS Is Spread
Stroke: Causes, Signs, Effects & Prevention
Disasters – Natural and Unnatural
How the AIDS Virus Can Affect You
How AIDS Is Not Spread
More Popular Resources on Illness & Disease

Resources on the Human Body

The Five Senses - Kindergarten
My Wonderful Body
Diagram of Mouth, Nose, and Lungs
Hospital Word Search
How Do Some Drugs Affect the Body?
Big Sneeze
Science Key Term Review: Respiration and Excretion
More Popular Resources on the Human Body

Alcohol & Drug Awareness Resources

Smoking Effects
Cigarette Smoking Fact Sheet
No Smoking!
Cigarette Smoking Worksheet
The Effects of Tobacco Use
"Say NO" to Drugs
The Surgeon General's Warning
More Drug Prevention Resources

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