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    California Fights Sugar

    California Fights Sugar
    STANDARD: National Health Education Standards (American Cancer Society) Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health. Standard 1a: Describe relationships between personal health behaviors and individual well-being. Standard 1f: Identify common health problems of children. Standard 1h: Explain how childhood injuries and illnesses can be prevented or treated. LEARNING OBJECTIVES In this article, ...
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    Helping the World's Hungry

    Helping the World's Hungry
    Helping the World’s Hungry Lesson STANDARD: National Social Science Education Standard G.K–12.4: As a result of their activities in grades K–12, all students should understand the patterns and networks of economic interdependence on Earth’s surface. LEARNING OBJECTIVES In this article, students will learn about: • Why world leaders gathered in Rome for a meeting about food. • What people are doing ...
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    Swine Flu Lesson Plan

    Swine Flu Lesson Plan
    Swine Flu Vaccine Arrives Go to the next page for the accompaniment article for this lesson. STANDARD: National Health Education Standards (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health. LEARNING OBJECTIVES In this article, students will learn about: • The resurgence of swine flu, also known as ...
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    9-12: Sex under the influence

    The use of alcohol and other drugs increases the risk for unplanned, unprotected sex. This action exposes young people to HIV, other STDs, and pregnancy. The lesson engages students in the decision-making process regarding risk and checks their understanding of behaviors that put them at risk. A lesson plan for Grades 9–12 Healthful Living Education h4. Students will: * review how ...
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    9-12: STDs: You have to know

    The lesson allows students to explore what they know and need to know about some of the most common STDs affecting teens. A lesson plan for Grades 9–12 Healthful Living Education h4. Students will: * become familiar with common Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) * identify resources for accurate information about STDs * develop an understanding of their personal responsibility in preventing ...
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    9-12: Tennis skills

    Students will refine their basic tennis skills by participating in a variety of activities for the beginner. A lesson plan for Grades 9–12 Healthful Living Education h4. Students will: * demonstrate and practice racquet control * demonstrate and practice ball control * demonstrate a knowledge of the rules and scoring system *_Time required for lesson: 90 minutes_* h4. Materials/resources * tennis ...
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    9-12: Ultimate frisbee

    Ultimate frisbee is a game that can be played on a regular gym floor. Students will use a combination of passing and catching skills. Ultimate frisbee is a good cardiovascular workout. Students will also be able to work on teamwork skills. A lesson plan for Grades 9–12 Healthful Living Education h4. Students will: * learn to throw and catch a frisbee ...
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    9-12: It's all about choice

    Students will examine the different choices they make as supporting or undermining their intent to remain abstinent, including the affect of substance use on those choices. A lesson plan for Grades 9–12 Healthful Living Education h4. Students will: * see the importance of setting limits in relationships * examine their personal limits *_Time required for lesson: 90 minutes_* h4. Materials/resources * ...
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    3-5: Super Casino Basketball

    Students will demonstrate skills in dribbling, shooting, and defense by participating in a game that promotes cooperation and sportsmanship. A lesson plan for Grade 5 Healthful Living Education h4. Students will: * demonstrate proper form when performing the set shot. * dribble the ball the length of the floor while avoiding opponents and maintaining control of the ball. *_Time required for ...
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    3-5: Identifying oily foods: Discovering healthy snacks

    Using a drop of water and a drop of oil for comparison, students do food rubs to detect oily content in foods. The lesson culminates with a cookbook of healthy snacks. A lesson plan for Grade 5 Healthful Living Education h4. Students will: * differentiate between oily and non-oily foods * learn that non-oily foods are healthier * learn to make ...
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    3-5: Island basketball

    In this activity, the class will be divided into two teams: the "Sharks," who play defense and the "Swimmers," who play offense. The "Swimmers" attempt to cross the ocean and avoid the "Sharks." A lesson plan for Grade 5 Healthful Living Education h4. Students will learn: * ball control * correct defensive position * keeping body between ball and defense * ...
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    3-5: Team Tag

    Students communicate, collaborate, and commit to their team and to the team's strategy. A team's desire for hard work and unselfishness makes for their success. A lesson plan for Grade 3 Healthful Living Education h4. Students will: * demonstrate group decision-making skills in pre-game discussion * use age-appropriate conversation skills to generate team name and game strategies * work together using ...
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    3-5: Hoop Ball

    Students must move very quickly to try to get three balls in their hoop. This game can be played by grades one through four and may be played by large groups (30–50). This game requires students to use problem solving skills while getting a great workout. A lesson plan for Grade 3 Healthful Living Education h4. Students will: * problem solve ...
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    3-5: Fast Food Frolics

    Students will research nutritional guides from local fast food restaurants. Based on this research, students will compare menus for nutritional values and create healthy and unhealthy meal advertisement posters. A lesson plan for Grade 3 English Language Arts, Healthful Living Education and Mathematics h4. Learning outcomes Students will analyze nutritional data from fast food restaurant menus, using the background information already ...
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    3-5: A Brochure of Safety Tips

    The students summarize information they have read and learned in school to create a brochure of important safety tips. They work in teams, each on a specific area of safety, to create a multimedia presentation on the computer using HyperStudio for text, graphics, and sound or other publishing or presentation software. A lesson plan for Grade 3 English Language Arts, Healthful ...
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    K-2: M & M Cafe

    Students will be divided into small groups and be required to come up with two balanced meals and one unbalanced meal using breakfast, lunch and dinner. A lesson plan for Grade 2 English Language Arts, Healthful Living Education and Mathematics h4. Students will: * Use the knowledge gained from reading and discussing the five different food groups and make a balanced ...
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    K-2: Tug-A-Tooth

    Students will learn about dental hygiene and get a physical workout as well. A lesson plan for Grade 2 Healthful Living Education h4. Learning outcomes In two lessons students will: * learn vowels and consonants * count number of teeth for child and adult * learn correct way to brush and floss * learn steps to saving a tooth. *_Time required ...
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    K-5: Tennis Ball Can Relay

    Through tennis ball can relays, reading will be integrated into the physical education program. This will be done with instructions written on slips of paper. In relay form, students will pull them out of a tennis ball can one at a time and perform each task. A lesson plan for Grades 2–3 Healthful Living Education h4. Students will: * read and ...
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    K-2: Healthy foods = Super kids

    This lesson focuses on how the foods we eat affect our bodies in both beneficial and harmful ways. Students will learn that grains provide energy; vegetables are needed for healthy skin, hair and eyes; fruits help the body heal, milk builds strong bones and teeth; meat builds muscle and gives strength; and sweets, fats, and oils are high in calories and ...
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    K-2: Flipping Frogs

    Using frog beanbags, students will demonstrate skill components of the underhand toss. A lesson plan for Grade 1 Healthful Living Education h4. Learning outcomes Students will learn the appropriate components to the underhand toss. *_Time required for lesson: 30 minutes_* h4. Materials/resources * six (frog) beanbags * six cones * five-gallon bucket * twenty to thirty numbered spots h4. Activities Teacher ...
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