Kleist Health Education Center
10501 FGCU Blvd S.
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
Phone: (239) 590-7459
Fax: (239) 590-7464
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
Grades: Pre K– 1
‘Healthy Smiles brings to life the importance of keeping our teeth clean! Healthy dental hygiene is encouraged through the use of our very own ‘Sheriff Tuffy Tooth’! 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. Children will see our "Under The Big Top" puppet show, and meet Sheriff Tuffy Tooth! Students will also participate in a glitter activity to demonstrate how germs are spread. To view a sneak preview of "Under The Big Top" on YouTube, please click here.
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.126.96.36.199, NHES: 1,4,5,7
Grades: 2- 3
During this interactive program, children will meet Charlie Chan the Bony Man, who helps kids 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 participate in a question and answer session with Sheriff Tuffy Tooth, 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.188.8.131.52, LA.184.108.40.206, LA.220.127.116.11, LA.18.104.22.168, 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.22.214.171.124, LA.126.96.36.199, SC.4.L.17.2, NHES: 1,5, 7
SunWise is an informative general health education program that aims to lower skin cancer rates in our Southwest Florida community by teaching students how to protect themselves from overexposure to the sun. This interactive program also seeks to develop sustained sun-safe behaviors in school children and their families.
Next Generation Sunshine State Standards: HE.3.C.1, HE.3.C.2, HE.3.P.8, HE.4.B.5, HE.4.B.6, HE.5.C.1, HE.5.C.2
The Incredible Machine
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.188.8.131.52, LA.184.108.40.206, LA.220.127.116.11, LA.18.104.22.168, SC.4.L.17.2, SC.4.L.17.2, SC.5.L.14.1, NHES:1, 5