Physical Health Teacher Resources

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BMI For Kids - Body Mass Index

For Students K - 5th
Promote healthy lifestyles with an interactive that provides young learners with healthy nutrition and exercise messages. Class members plug their height and weight information into an online body mass index calculator, and hear positive...
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Youth Obesity: Schools Fight Back

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Kids fight obesity by comparing the USDA food intake suggestions to what they personally consume throughout the day. They watch a video, read texts, and explore related vocabulary which they use as they compose an oral presentation. 
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Big News!

For Teachers K - 1st
Students generate a list of healthy lifestyle habits. In this beginning health lesson plan, students draw and color pictures of story characters eating healthy foods and participating in physical activities after listening to the text in...
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Happy Feet=Healthy Body

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss the benefits of regular exercise.  For this physical health studies lesson, 4th graders create visual demonstrations to track their progress with physical fitness related goals.  Students discuss various types of...
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What Happens to Our Hearts When We Are Active?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students discover the benefits of a healthy heart through exercise.  In this physical education lesson, students participate in a few physical activities in order to get their hearts beating faster.  Students examine a visual image of an...
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What Does Being Healthy Mean? How Can We Promote Healthy Lifestyles?

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students examine the main food groups. They examine their lifestyles and examine ways to promote healthier lifestyles in young people in order to present a Healthy Living Week.
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Using the Food Pyramid to Make Healthy Food Choices

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students investigate how to make healthy choices. In this food pyramid lesson, students read about making healthy choices. Students chart the food they eat to see where it is on the pyramid. Students then create a collage of healthy...
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Good Health Habits

For Teachers K
Students examine how they have changed. In this health lesson, students use pictures of themselves from babyhood to present to show how they have changed and the teacher relates the importance of healthy habits in growing.
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Hand Washing and Introduction to Growing Healthy Foods

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate hand washing. In this healthy habits lesson plan, students discover the benefits of hand washing. Students examine the reasons to wash hands to prevent the spread of germs.
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Balance Your Day With Food and Play

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
In this healthy living worksheet, students color a picture of a wild cat who is exercising in the park. Students find the 10 snacks and play things in the picture.
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Anyone for Sugar?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students inquire about how much sugar they consume on a daily basis. In this healthy habits demonstration, students examine how much sugar is in a variety if foods by spooning out teaspoons and placing into a bowl.  Students discuss...
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Maintaining Health

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore human health by participating in a food choice activity. In this food pyramid lesson, 2nd graders explore the five basic food groups and discuss which healthy choices would benefit them and which foods they should...
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Power Up To Gear

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
For this healthy living worksheet, students read a recipe for frozen peach ice pops. Students analyze two pictures of Power Panthers and circle the ten differences in the pictures.
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Gymnastics Lesson

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate the importance of having a healthy body by performing gymnastics.  In this physical education lesson, students utilize their flexibility and body strength to perform intense physical gymnastic maneuvers with the help...
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Heart Beating Exercise

For Teachers K
Students examine video clips and websites that explore the heart. They find and take their pulse while at rest and after exercising. They discuss foods which are good and bad for heart health.
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All About the Heart Quiz

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this "All About the Heart" quiz worksheet, students interactively answer 5 questions about heart health, with the option of printing the quiz.
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Heart Healthy Food Musical Chairs

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students participate in a game of musical chairs that discusses heart health. In this health instructional activity, students walk around a group of chairs and when the music stops they sit down. Some chairs will have index cards with a...
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How Can You Stay Fit?

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Pupils explore personal health by participating in a physical education activity. In this exercises lesson, students discuss their own exercise habits and identify how much is necessary to stay healthy. Pupils complete a worksheet based...
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A Healthy Heart

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders create a spreadsheet using specific data. A speaker comes to discuss the heart, and the difference between anaerobic and aerobic activity. They make posters to encourage a healthy heart lifestyle.
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Essay: The Importance of Physical Education

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Originally designed for a physical education classroom, this lesson plan asks learners to argue for their school to keep their PE class during budget cuts. Whether your school is facing this challenge or not, it does pose a great...
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Your Energy Balance Goal!

For Teachers K - 3rd
This is the last lesson in the series put out by Together Counts on health. This activity has youngsters setting goals to keep their energy balanced by making excellent eating and activity choices. They may need a little help making...
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I Can Balance. You Can Balance.

For Teachers K - 5th
There are many, many reasons why people do not maintain an energy balance. Talk to your young learners about balance, what gets in the way of eating healthy, and things that get in the way of doing physical activity. Some obstacles may...
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Heart Day

For Teachers K - 5th
This is a nice idea to introduce elementary learners to the importance of heart fitness. They will see first hand by doing some dancing how the heart beats differently and discuss which way is better to get the heart in shape. This is an...
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Target Heart Rate

For Students 7th - 10th
This accompanies a lesson on how various activities affect heart rate. Young learners identify resting heart rate and target heart rate. They do some physical activities to measure their heart rates for each of those activities. They...