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

Printables for Grades 6-12

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

Lesson Plans

Salt or Sugar: Which Dissolves Faster in Different Liquids?
Smoking Lesson - Grade 4 and 5
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

Quizzes

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

The Foods We Eat
Food Groups
Chemistry of Cooking
An Edible Experiment
Fred's Fruits and Vegetables
A Chocolate Curriculum
Extinguishing a Fire
More Popular Activities for Science Class

Math, Health, & Nutrition Connected

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

Art, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Fruit Patterns
School Safety Connect-the-Dots
Math and Recipes Worksheet
Bob's Lunch Box
Science Fun: An Apple a Day
Planning a Picnic
Science and Art: Hello Mr. Smart Heart
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
Thirteen Reasons Why Discussion Guide
The Omnivore's Dilemma Teacher's Guide
Hunger and Malnutrition
More Popular Language Arts Activities for Health & Nutrition

Literature, Health, & Nutrition Connected

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

Social Studies, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Nutrition: Family Activity
Making New Friends
Dried-Pepper Hangings Instruction Sheet
A Family Wordsearch
Famous Survivors
Cranberry Apple Crisp
Spice Cookies
More Popular Social Studies Activities for Health & Nutrition

History, Health, & Nutrition Connected

A Frozen Delight: Making Ice Cream
School Lunch Choices Reading Warm-Up
Invention of Kool-Aid® Reading Warm-Up
Health Reading Warm-Up: Benefits of Sleep
Education Issues Reading Warm-Up: Screen Time
Olympic Games and Politics
Food with History
More Popular History Resources for Health & Nutrition

Food Resources

Food From Plants and Animals
Planning a Fitness Schedule
Cranberry Facts
My Favorite Exercise
Science Fun: Crazy Peas
Dinosaur Hunters
Cookie Day
More Popular Food Resources

Physical Education Activities

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

Resources on Illness & Disease

AIDS/STD Crossword Puzzle
Disasters – Natural and Unnatural
The Healthy Immune System
HIV/AIDS FAQs
What Is AIDS?
What Are Some Global Effects of Pollution?
Smoking-Related Mortality Facts
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
The Time of Your Life
How Do Some Drugs Affect the Body?
Hospital Word Search
More Popular Resources on the Human Body

Alcohol & Drug Awareness Resources

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

Highlights

Back to School Headquarters
August is Back to School Month and many of you will be returning to the classroom very soon. Feeling unprepared? We have you covered! Check out our very best resources and advice for New Teachers (applicable for the new and experienced), as well as Bulletin Board ideas, Icebreakers, Open House materials, and general Classroom Management tips for a successful new school year.

Special Offers for Teachers Newsletter
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Discounts for Teachers
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August Calendar of Events
August is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: Friendship Day (8/2), President Obama's Birthday (8/4/1961), Astronaut Neil Armstrong's Birthday (8/5/1930), International Art Appreciation Day (8/9), International Youth Day (8/12), Aviation Day (8/19), Tooth Fairy Day (8/22), International Day for Remembrance of Slave Trade & Its Abolition (8/23), and Women's Equality Day (8/26). Plus, celebrate Back to School Month and Get Ready for Kindergarten Month all August long!

Poptropica Teaching Guides
Poptropica is one of the Internet's most popular sites for kids—and now it's available as an app for the iPad! It's not just a place to play games; each of the islands featured on the site provides a learning opportunity. Check out our teaching guides to four of Poptropica's islands: 24 Carrot Island, Time Tangled Island, Mystery Train Island, and Mythology Island.

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