ALEX Lesson Plans
Subject: English Language Arts (K), or Health (K), or Technology Education (K - 2)
Title: Find the Fat
Description: Students will experiment with and evaluate healthy and unhealthy foods. Students will take digital pictures and view during a class discussion about fat content in foods. Students will watch a video about healthy eating and exercise and respond to the experience through writing and drawing.
This is a College- and Career-Ready Standards showcase lesson plan.
Eat the Rainbow!
Eating the same old fruits and vegetables? This podcast shows a variety of fruits and vegetables from which to choose.
Lego Health Habits Podcast
This podcast uses Legos and stop motion technology to explain some activities to do to stay healthy. It shows an example of what some people look like who stay inside all day.
Using Pinterest in the Classroom to Research a Healthy Body, Healthy Mind
This podcast was created to teach educators and students how to use the website Pinterest. Pinterest is an amazing resource and data base full of educational information. During the pod-cast, I show the viewer how to search for healthy life tools and tips.
Everyday Food Choices
This podcast shows food choices. It shows the difference between calories of different foods. It teaches how to make better food choices, even after school snacks.
This podcast identifies seven healthy ways that young and old can stay healthy and fit. It explains why we should eat breakfast, exercise, and drink milk just to name a few. This was designed as a quick way to explain to kids that it is easy to get and stay fit by following seven habits. It is a easy and fun way to help students and adults change their lives to be healthier.