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Health Curriculum

Health Promotion Wave:

Health Promotion Wave (HPW) is a student-centered K-12 comprehensive curriculum where skills and knowledge taught in the early grades are reinforced and built upon in the later grades. All content areas are covered and connect the classroom with home, school, and the community. The curriculum follows CDC guidelines, meets national standards, and has been proven to be effective at changing the attitudes and behaviors of students participating in the program


An excellent site with information written just for kids. Includes explanations about the body, nutrition, fitness and more.

The Innerbody: 

Online anatomy lessons containing more than 100 illustrations of the human body. Have your kids try the interactive portion of the site

The American Lung Association: 

This site is a great resource for students researching about smoking and it's effects.

The American Heart Association: As above, this site offers a resource for teachers and students about the heart and how to stay healthy! www.amhrt.org
Tobacco-Free Kids:  Find out why smoking is bad for your health. Get the facts, check out special events and visit the kids corner. http://www.tobaccofreekids.org
My Pyramid:  The Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, an organization of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, was established in 1994 to improve the nutrition and well-being of Americans.   WWW.MYPYRAMID.GOV
Discovery Education Streaming:  Video clips covering many health topics. http://www.discoveryeducation.com/
Learn To Be Healthy:
Learntobehealthy.org provides interactive student health science activities and teacher lesson plans for FREE that include: Teacher-led Activities, Student Games and Webquests.  Learntobehealthy‚Äôs web-based kits meet many National and State Education Standards and make health education fun.
Dairy Council of California:   MyPyramid Match Game will test your knowledge of the five food groups, and how much you need from each group. http://www.dairycouncilofca.org/Tools/MyPyramid/

Nourish Interactive:   Nourish Interactive is a resource for fun nutrition games to promote healthy living for the whole family.