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Teacher Resources to Student Health

 Teacher Resources to Student Health

Health and Nutrition Lesson Plans

K-5

Body Systems

Standard
This lesson plan addresses the following standards from the National
Science Education Standards: Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Personal health

Lesson Location:
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/programs/bodysystems/

Health

Standard
This lesson plan addresses the following national standards:
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Personal and community health
Health: Knows how to maintain and promote personal health
Health: Knows essential concepts about prevention and control of disease
Health: Understands the fundamental concepts of growth and development

Lesson Location:
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/programs/food_smarts_my_pyramid_for_kids

How the Body Works

Standard

Subject area: health
Standard:
Knows environmental and external factors that affect individual and community health.

Subject area: health
Standard:
Knows essential concepts and practices concerning injury prevention and safety.

Subject area: mathematics
Standard:
Understands and applies basic and advanced concepts of statistics and data analysis.
Organizes and displays data in simple bar graphs, pie charts, and line graphs.
Reads and interprets simple bar graphs, pie charts, and line graphs.

Subject area: technology
Standard:
Understands the relationships among science, technology, society, and the individual.

Lesson Location
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/programs/givemeabreak/

Life Cycles

Standard

This lesson plan addresses the following national standards:
Life Science: Characteristics of organisms; Organisms and environments; Reproduction and heredity; Regulation and behavior

Lesson Location
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/programs/lifecycles/

The Food Pyramid

Standard
This lesson plan addresses the following science standards:
Science as Inquiry: Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Personal health

Science — Nature of Science: Understands the nature of scientific inquiry
Health — Understands essential concepts about nutrition and diet
Language Arts — Viewing: Uses viewing skills and strategies to understand and interpret visual media; Writing: Uses the general skills and strategies of the writing process, Gathers and uses information for research purposes; Reading: Uses reading skills and strategies to understand and interpret a variety of informational texts

Lesson Location
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/programs/foodpyramid/

Grades 6 - 8

Body Systems

Standard
This lesson plan addresses the following standards from the National Science Education Standards:
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Personal health
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Risks and benefits

Lesson Location
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/programs/bodysystems/

How the Body Works

Standard
Subject area:science
Standard:
Knows the general structure and functions of cells in organisms.

Lesson Location
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/programs/givemeabreak/

Grades 9-12

AIDS: Who's At Risk?

Standard
The following standards are from the American Association for Health Education:

Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention.
Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid health information and health-promoting products and services.
Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health.
Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health.

Lesson Location
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/programs/aidsrisk/

Overcoming Eating Disorders

Standard
This lesson plan addresses the following national standards:
Science in Personal and Social Perspectives: Personal and community health
Health — Understands essential concepts about nutrition and diet
Health — Knows how to maintain and promote personal health

Lesson Location
http://school.discoveryeducation.com/lessonplans/programs/overcomingdisorders/

Standards Location

National Academy of Sciences
The National Academy of Sciences provides guidelines for teaching science in grades K–12 to promote scientific literacy. To view the standards, visit this Web site:books.nap.edu/html/nses/html/overview.html#content.

Mid-continent Research for Education and Learning (McREL)
McREL's Content Knowledge: A Compendium of Standards and Benchmarks for K-12 Education addresses 14 content areas. To view the standards and benchmarks, www.mcrel.org/compendium/browse.asp.

National Academy of Sciences
The National Science Education Standards provide guidelines for teaching science as well as a coherent vision of what it means to be scientifically literate for students in grades K-12. To view the standards, visithttp://books.nap.edu.

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