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Amy Norris

Brian Arrington

Taught by Dawn Key and Carol Macchia (Cristin Dillard)


Pike County Elementary School

Pike County Schools


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.

Length: 3:53

Content Areas: Health and Physical Education

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

HE1 (K)
3. Identify ways schools encourage a healthy environment.
Examples: providing smoke-free facilities, serving healthy meals in the lunchroom, maintaining clean restrooms
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)
    11. Identify foods in the six food groups on MyPyramid.
    HE1 (1)
    12. Recognize foods and beverages that are healthy choices.
    foods—vegetables, fruits, whole grains
    beverages—water, 100 percent fruit and vegetable juices, low-fat milk
    HE1 (3)
    9. Identify portion sizes and number of daily servings needed from each food group using MyPyramid.
  • Choosing food and beverages based on balance, moderation, and variety
  • Explaining nutrient and caloric information found on a nutrition facts label


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