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General Health


Get Moving
Grades: Preschool - 1
Younger students will enjoy our new program that emphasizes the importance of healthy eating, exercise, dental health, and staying clean. Students will move and dance with Simon Says. Students will learn how germs are spread through an interactive activity.
Next Generation Sunshine State Standards: HE.K.C.1.1, HE.K.C.1.2, HE.K.C.1.3, HE.K.P.1.1, LA.K.5.2.1, LA.K.5.2.6, PE.K.L.2.6 

Healthy Smiles
Grades: Pre K– 1
‘Healthy Smiles brings to life the importance of keeping our teeth clean! Healthy dental hygiene is encouraged through this program! Students will learn how to properly brush their teeth, what kind of toothpaste to use, how to floss their teeth, and much more! This 45 minute interactive program will be sure to captivate your students and enhance their development for proper dental hygiene!
Next Generation Sunshine State Standards: HE.A.1.1, HE.A.2.1, HE.B.1.1, HE.B.3.1, HE.C.1.1; NHES: 1,2,3,5,6.

I'm Some "BODY"
Grades: K- 1
Every ‘body’ is special, unique, and important. This interactive program emphasizes the need to keep that special body healthy by teaching the basics of rest, exercise, good nutrition, and dental hygiene. Students will also participate in a glitter activity to demonstrate how germs are spread.
Next Generation Sunshine State Standards: HE.K.C.1.1, HE.K.C.1.2, HE.K.C.1.3, HE.K.P.1.1, HE.1.C.1.1, HE.1.C.1.2, HE.1.P.1.1, LA.K.5.2.1, LA.K.5.2.6, LA., NHES: 1,4,5,7

Health Smart!
Grades: 2- 3
During this interactive program, children will learn how to become “Body Smart”. Students will learn the location and function of the five senses. My Plate will reinforce healthy eating habits. In addition, children will have the opportunity to discuss personal safety with an emphasis on Stranger Danger after our interactive student video.
Next Generation Sunshine State Standards: HE.2.C.1.6, HE.2.B.2.3, HE.2.P.1.1, HE.3.C.1.1, HE.3.C.1.2, HE.3.P.1.1, SC.2.L.14.1, LA., LA., LA., LA., NHES:1,4,5,7 4, 5, 7

The Bod Squad
Grades: 3- 4
Students will learn about the body’s cells and explore the functions of the digestive system. Students will follow the pathway of food through the digestive system during this exciting interactive presentation and witness the process of human digestion through the “grossology” lab demonstration.
Next Generation Sunshine State Standards: HE.3.C.1.6, HE.4.C.1.6, LA., LA., SC.4.L.17.2, NHES: 1,5, 7

The Incredible Machine
Grades: 4-5
The human body is an incredible machine, performing thousands of tasks an hour without a single conscious command. To understand this, students will see the inner workings of the heart and the circulatory system. Huge models of cells, and a oscilloscope demonstration illustrate the intricate workings of the body. Students will discuss the importance of maintaining heart health and learn to recognize the symptoms of a possible heart attack.
Next Generation Sunshine State Standards: HE.4.C.1.1, HE.4.C.1.6, HE.4.B.3.2, HE.4.P.1.2, HE.4.P.1.3, HE.5.C.1.6, HE.5.C.1.6, HE.5.B.3.2, HE.5.P.1.1, HE.5.P.1.2, LA., LA., LA., LA., SC.4.L.17.2, SC.4.L.17.2, SC.5.L.14.1, NHES:1, 5