Dental Protection Teacher Resources

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Dental Chemistry Analogy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After taking in background information on teeth, marble, eggshell, and fluoride, chemistry aces design an experiment. Their goal is to demonstrate whether or not fluoride has a similar effect on marble or eggshell as it does on tooth...
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Hard Outside, Soft Inside

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
How are teeth and eggs similar? The second lesson in this series uses hardboiled eggs to teach children about the structure of their teeth. Making the connection that both teeth and eggs have a hard outside and a soft inside, students...
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Be Kind to Your Teeth

For Students K - 2nd
What kinds of food can be bad for your teeth? Kindergartners and first graders explore dental health with an interactive science inquiry. Given a choice of foods such as celery, cake, and milk, kids choose which ones are better for their...
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"Extra Protection for Terrific Teeth"

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learners become aware of additional ways that teeth can be protected and kept healthy. They discuss what dental sealants are, and how they protect teeth from cavities. Students discuss why wearing mouthguards during active sports is...
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Healthy Smile

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this crossword worksheet, students complete a crossword puzzle by solving clues good healthy teeth. For example, "Children have 20 primary..."
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What Causes Tooth Decay

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students investigate oral hygiene.  In this personal health instructional activity, students discover the parts of a tooth and how to best protect them from disease.  Students examine the effects of acids on tooth enamel and calcium.
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Protect Your Prized Possession!

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students become aware of the three basic steps to good oral health: brush with fluoride toothpaste twice each day, and floss once each day, eat nutritious foods and limit snacks, and visit their dentist regularly. They discuss what makes...
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Smile Smarts Oral Health Curriculum

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Students are given information on good oral health and tooth protection that is appropriate to their age and lifestyle. They discuss how adult permanent teeth are meant to last the rest of their life. Students are given a copy of "Teeth...
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The Crest Egg-Speriment

For Teachers K - 3rd
Young scholars discover how fluoride protects their teeth. In this dental lesson, students conduct an experiment with two eggs to simulate what would happen if they didn't take care of their teeth. Young scholars discuss the results of...
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Proper Hygiene

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders discuss the importance of personal hygiene and cleanliness. They examine why good oral hygiene is a significant part of maintaining a healthy body. They focus on the need for daily baths, hair care, and teeth cleaning. They...
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What Keeps Your Mouth Healthy?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students dramatize the oral disease process caused by bacteria which leads to tooth decay.
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Human Body Series - Mouth and Teeth Quiz (Grades 6 to 8)

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Will learners pass this quiz by the skin of their teeth? Or will they know for certain that the teeth do not have skin? Ten questions require takers to list the functions of the mouth and teeth, name types of teeth and describe their...
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"A Visit to the Dentist"

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students discuss the basic comprehension of a routine dental visit: the role of the dentist and the roles of the dental helpers (receptionist, assistant and hygienist). They discuss why it is important to visit their dentist. Students...
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Stay Away Tooth Decay

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students discuss what is meant by good dental hygiene. They identify food and drinks that are good and bad for their teeth. They use an egg to represent their teeth and place it in a dark liquid overnight. They predict what will happen...
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The EggSperiment

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this health worksheet, students complete an experiment using egg shells. They identify and compare egg shells to their own teeth noticing the similarities of the two. Students identify and describe why acids on the teeth create...
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ADULT ESOL LESSON PLAN--Family and Parenting

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students, after reviewing a vocabulary list on the board, examine how to properly take care of children (requirement for food, shelter, hygiene, childcare providers, etc.). In addition, the legal side of taking care of children and their...
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Cereal Box Redesigns

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers examine cereal boxes for nutrition information.  In this nutrition lesson, students redesign cereal boxes to reflect their nutritional value. Middle schoolers understand that some cereals contain too high a percentage of...
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Benjamin Franklin: Goods and Services in Colonial America

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders examine the impact of Benjamin Franklin's ideas on the goods and services available in Colonial America as well as analyze the importance of Franklin to modern society. While listening to "How Ben Franklin Stole the...
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Vision of Beauty: The Madame C.J. Walker Story

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine the life and accomplishments of Madame C.J. Walker by reading "A Vision of Beauty" and discussing one of the first successful African American female businesswomen. Student complete a graphic organizer while reading...
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Throat Culture

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
In this biology worksheet, students review the procedures used to complete the lab activity and then examine the purpose and add the information while answering the questions.
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How Did Teeth Evolve?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Tooth be told, your class is gonna love this video! Science scholars look beyond simple cell types and enter the world of teeth. The narrator describes how we think teeth evolved to their present form, how form dictates function, and how...
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Group 14, The Carbon Group

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Six slides summarize the details about group 14 in the periodic table, otherwise known as the carbon group. Young chemists will see facts about carbon itself, and then some general uses of related metalloids. This is a short and basic...
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Who Lives with Mallard?

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students color a picture of the habitat featuring mallard and other creatures, some of whom might be camouflaged or half-hidden. They discuss other forms of animal adaptation.
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ENGINEERING TOOTHPASTE

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners make a class list of household products and discuss how many of these products are made through chemistry. They guess the ingredients in the products and imagine how toothpaste might be made. They make toothpaste.

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