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Using Pinterest in the Classroom to Research a Healthy Body, Healthy Mind

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Lisa Hood


Weaver Elementary


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.

Length: 3:00

Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:

The Day We Ate Donuts

Content Areas: Science, Health and Physical Education, Technology Education

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

TC2 (6-8)
8. Identify safe uses of social networking and electronic communication.
  • Recognizing dangers of online predators
  • Protecting personal information online
    TC2 (6-8)
    14. Use digital tools to generate new ideas, products, or processes.
    Examples: ideas—predictions, trends
    products—animation, video
    processes—models, simulations
    HE1 (K)
    12. Identify healthy foods, including snacks.
  • Recognizing the six food groups on MyPyramid
  • Identifying characteristics of various foods
  • Examples: taste, smell, color, texture
  • Locating the nutrition facts label on food products
    HE1 (1)
    3. Name technology resources used to access reliable health information.
    Examples: telephone, Internet, television, digital video diskette (DVD)

    AQTS_5.A.9: Collaboration [Ability to communicate and collaborate effectively with colleagues, students, parents, guardians, and significant agency personnel who are included and valued equally as partners.]


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