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K-12 Student Interactives

A prolific collection of interactive resources for K-12 across the curriculum. From lessons to homework help to professional development, this resource is an educator's must have.

Lesson Plan; Multimedia; Professional Development Course

Water.org Lesson Plans

This international nonprofit organization transforms millions of lives by providing access to safe water and sanitation, and offers these classroom resources for K-12 cover water, sanitation, women & children and water, disease, and economics.

Article; Background Reading; Lesson Plan

Microbes

Micro-organisms can be used to demonstrate principles of biology and to model industrial processes. Use these K-12 resources to teach how how microbes can be friend and foe and most importantly, why we need these invisible organisms to live.

Article; Background Reading; Lesson Plan; Multimedia; Printable

Bicycle and Pedestrian Lesson Plans

These activities by incorporate bicycle and pedestrian lessons in core K-8 classes (math, science, history, language arts, etc.) with the goal of getting kids thinking about the benefits of walking and bicycling throughout their entire learning.

Lesson Plan

The Center for Health and the Global Environment

A prolifoc resource for biodiversity and human health curricula where you will find hands-on, classroom tested, standards based activities for your classroom.

Lesson Plan; Professional Development Course

Let’s Go!

Use these K-12 resources supporting childhood obesity prevention to promote increased physical activity and healthy diet for your students.

Article; Background Reading; Printable

Above the Influence.com

This site offers games, free downloads, quizzes, photos, podcasts, and important information about dealing with the pressures of teenage life.

Multimedia

Alcohol Awareness Resources for Educators

Free publications that provide educators with information about the hazards of drinking alcohol.

Background Reading; Printable

Anatomy of the Human Heart with Flash Illustration

The Texas Heart Institute provides a detailed tour of the heart and circulatory system.

Multimedia; Printable

Cabot Cheese Posters

Check out these six posters for students in grades K-5 about eating right.

Printable

Character Counts

Free resources, professional development, and how to participate in the biggest celebration of character in the world.

Child Nutrition Health Education Kit

The National Dairy Council kit has papers with supportive science and presentations as well as downloadable charts and other education materials. Some materials are available in Spanish.

Reference Center

Cut to the Heart

Learn about the pioneers of heart surgery, how the heart works, why it fails, and how to treat heart failure. View annotated photos of diseased hearts and follow the flow of blood through an animated heart.

Multimedia

Diabetes Education in Tribal Schools (DETS)

The DETS Project is part of a national effort to decrease the incidence and improve the care of type 2 diabetes among American Indian and Alaska Natives (AI/AN). Free learning resources and printables.

Lesson Plan; Multimedia; Printable

Emergency Preparedness: Free Classroom Resources

September is National Emergency Preparedness Month. Here are some resources from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to help you and your students prepare for emergencies year 'round.

Themed Package

Energizers: Classroom-Based Physical Activities

This North Carolina resource has ideas for keeping kids moving and learning. Travel the Tar Heel State is one of my favorites and is easily adaptable for any other state (mine is Maryland).

Printable

Etiquette Guide or Naturalization Ceremony

This page offers guidelines for dress, behavior, conduct, reception etiquette, tips and pointers, and thank-you notes after the ceremony. From Citizenship Counts.

Fact Sheet; Multimedia; Tool

EXCITE!

This public health web site is a collection of teaching and reference materials developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to introduce and excite youth about the knowledge and skills used by public health professionals.

Multimedia

Fact Sheet: Physical Education in Schools

This fact sheet includes a chart that shows the correlation between achievement test scores and time spent in physical education.

Fact Sheet

Fact Sheet: Physical Education in Schools - Both Quality and Quantity are Important

A Statement from the American Cancer Society, the American Diabetes Association, and the American Heart Association making specific recommendations for K-12 physical education.

Fact Sheet

Federal Resources for Educational Excellence

This web site has teaching and learning resources from federal agencies, which include animations, primary docs, photos, and videos.

Multimedia

HEALTHEDU BLOG

50 Essential Web Resources for Health Educators - This web site offers 50 links to health and medical information resources that can help health educators. It also includes information about health careers.

Multimedia

Iditarod in the Classroom

Follow the 1,150 mile trek from Anchorage to Nome with these lessons and activities for all grades.

Themed Package

Iditarod Resources for Grades 9-12

Follow the 1,150 mile trek from Anchorage to Nome with these lessons and activities for grades 9-12

Themed Package

Iditarod Resources for Grades K-5

Follow the 1,150 mile trek from Anchorage to Nome with these lessons and activities for grades K-5

Themed Package