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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
Major Bones of the Body
Smoking Effects
First-Aid Treatments
Cigarette Smoking Worksheet
Basic First Aid
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Printables for Grades 6-12

How Does Alcohol Affect the Body?
The Healthy Immune System
The Effects of Tobacco Use
Fruits and Vegetables List
What Is a Balanced Diet?
How Do Some Drugs Affect the Body?
AIDS/STD Crossword Puzzle
More Popular Health & Nutrition Printables

Lesson Plans

Smoking Lesson - Grade 4 and 5
Smoking Lesson - Grades 2 and 3
The Life of Milton Hershey
Salt or Sugar: Which Dissolves Faster in Different Liquids?
Which Foods Do Molds Love Best?
An Honest Cigarette Ad?
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

An Edible Experiment
Food Groups
Food Flight: Digestive Tracking
The Foods We Eat
Dinosaur Hunters
Wellness Poster
Fred's Fruits and Vegetables
More Popular Activities for Science Class

Math, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Health Trends Activity
Math and Recipes Worksheet
Create a Pie Chart with Excel
Your Unique Exercise Program (Part 1 of 3)
Food Prices
Your Unique Exercise Program (Part 2 of 3)
Math in Science: Favorite Fruits
More Math, Health, & Nutrition Resources

Art, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Fruit Patterns
I Am Loveable
Cover Your Sneeze
Science and Art: Hello Mr. Smart Heart
Nurse/EMT Hat
Bob's Lunch Box
Science Fun: An Apple a Day
More Art Activities for Health & Nutrition

Language Arts, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Lesson Planning Center
Favorite Foods
Ryan White, My Own Story
Drugs and Your Body: Vocabulary
The Omnivore's Dilemma Teacher's Guide
Chew on This Teacher's Guide
Vocabulary Review of Smoking Terms
More Popular Language Arts Activities for Health & Nutrition

Literature, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Action Poems and Songs
We Beat the Street Discussion Guide
Germs Reading Warm-Up
Thirteen Reasons Why Discussion Guide
Quick: Get Me a Bandage! Creative Writing Activity
Stink: The Incredible Shrinking Kid & Super-Galactic Jawbreaker Teacher's Guide
Fever 1793 Teacher's Guide
More Literature Resources for Health & Nutrition

Social Studies, Health, & Nutrition Connected

Nutrition: Family Activity
Colonial New England Food & Cooking
We Are All the Same: The Life and Death of Nkosi Johnson
Taking Care of Your Health: Family Activity
Native American Recipes
Indian Pudding
More Popular Social Studies Activities for Health & Nutrition

History, Health, & Nutrition Connected

The Invention of Coca-Cola® Reading Warm-Up
Rev Up Your Veggies: A Physical Science Activity
Olympic Games and Politics
Fundraising for World Orphans
Reading Warm-Up 79 for Gr. 3 & 4: Current Events
Invention of Kool-Aid® Reading Warm-Up
School Lunches Reading Warm-Up
More Popular History Resources for Health & Nutrition

Food Resources

More Popular Food Resources

Physical Education Activities

Why Is Exercise Important?
The Human Body: Disease & Wellness Printable Book (Grades K-5)
Heart Rate and Exercise
Fine Motor Skills
Muscle Learning
My Favorite Exercise
Planning a Fitness Schedule
More Physical Education Activities

Resources on Illness & Disease

AIDS True/False Worksheet
Staying Healthy
How AIDS Is Not Spread
Smoking-Related Mortality Facts
Disasters – Natural and Unnatural
AIDS-Infected Immune System
How Does Tobacco Affect the Body?
More Popular Resources on Illness & Disease

Resources on the Human Body

The Five Senses - Kindergarten
Diagram of Mouth, Nose, and Lungs
My Wonderful Body
Functions and Structure of the Digestive System
Functions and Structure of the Cardiovascular System
Big Sneeze
Hospital Word Search
More Popular Resources on the Human Body

Alcohol & Drug Awareness Resources

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 Alcohol and Drug Awareness Teacher Resources


Galactic Hot Dogs Reading Marathon
Join the Galactic Hot Dogs Reading Marathon! Read each episode as it's re-released with newly revealed facts, behind-the-scenes illustrations, and the inside scoop. Make it official by pledging on the blog to read each chapter with Cosmoe. Your students will love following the exploits of these space travelers, and you'll love the educational elements that can easily be paired to the stories.

Handwashing Awareness
Kids are especially susceptible to contracting and spreading viruses during the winter months. Prevention starts with proper handwashing. Show students how to keep germs away.

March Calendar of Events
March is full events that you can incorporate into your standard curriculum. Our Educators' Calendar outlines activities for each event, including: National School Breakfast Week (3/2-6), World Orphan Week (3/4-11), Boston Massacre (3/5/1770), Daylight Saving Time Begins (3/8), International Women's Day (3/8), Teen Tech Week (3/8-14), Pi Day (3/14), St. Patrick's Day (3/17), Spring Begins (3/20), Make Your Own Holiday Day (3/26), and World Theatre Day (3/27). Plus, celebrate Deaf History Month (3/15-4/15), Music In Our Schools Month, Women's History Month, and Youth Art Month!

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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Women's History Month
March is Women's History Month. Talk to your students about the accomplishments women have made—as well as the adversity they have faced.

Teaching with Comics
Reach reluctant readers and English-language learners with comics! Our original teaching guide to the Galactic Hot Dogs comic series, as found on Funbrain.com, will take students on a cosmic adventure while engaging their creative minds. Plus, find even more activities for teaching with comics, featuring many other classic stores.

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