Elementary Health Education
Elementary Team Nutrition Curriculum
Kindergarten Team Nutrition Lessons
The Discover MyPlate Teacher’s Guide includes six standards-based, inquiry-led, student-centered and teacher approved lessons for kindergarten. Available: in print, by using our Resource Order Form. Also available in PDF, for download.
Grades 1-6 Team Nutrition Lessons
Serving Up MyPlate is a collection of classroom materials that helps elementary school teachers integrate nutrition education into Math, Science, English Language Arts, and Health.
K-12 Health Education Online Agricultural Curriculum
National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix
The National Agricultural Literacy Curriculum Matrix is an online, searchable, and standards-based curriculum map for K-12 teachers. The Matrix contextualizes national education standards in science, social studies, and nutrition education.
Opioid Abuse Prevention for Elementary Schools
Opioid Abuse Prevention for Elementary
This weblink will lead you to items that are recommendations from the Governor's Cabinet Opiate Action Team of information that should be included to meet the health instruction requirement focused on “Prescription opioid abuse prevention".
K-12 Tobacco Prevention Resources
Kick Butts Day Kick Off
What is Kick Butts Day? Kick Butts Day is a national day of activism when teachers, youth leaders, public health advocates, and other community leaders organize events designed to get youth to stand out, speak up and seize control against Big Tobacco.
Safe Route To Schools
Health Curriculum Resources
Tobacco prevention activities are a key component of tobacco prevention. National and local agencies provide a variety of examples. Please note that not all of these tobacco prevention activities are evidence-based. However, activities are a key component to a comprehensive tobacco prevention program. This section aims to summarize the resources available and provide examples for use in K-12 school settings.
In this lesson, students conduct an experiment that demonstrates what goes into a person’s lungs with each puff of a cigarette. Then, students will view an interactive Web animation that gives a 360-degree view of the organs in the human body and an explanation of how tobacco use affects each organ.