Speaker: Morgan W.
Author: Cynthia H. Lynch (script adapted from an Alabama D
C.E. Hanna Elementary School
Oxford City Schools
This short (1:50) video promotes good health habits to avoid airborne illnesses. The information was taken directly from an Alabama Department of Health bulletin and was to be shared with all students and parents. The information is presented in an informational yet humorous way by a sixth grade student. This podcast would be a perfect spot for a school broadcast segment during cold and flu season.
Content Areas: Health and Physical Education
Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:
[HE1] (0) 9: Explain behaviors that promote personal hygiene.
[HE1] (0) 13: Identify healthy habits that may prevent and control disease.
[HE1] (1) 13: Identify ways in which germs enter the body.
[HE1] (2) 11: Recognize causes of illness and disease.
[HE1] (3) 2: Relate common health problems to environmental factors.
[HE1] (3) 10: Describe types, causes, and symptoms of communicable and noncommunicable diseases.
Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health. (National Health Education Standards, Standard 1)
Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health. (National Health Education Standards, Standard 5)
Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks. (National Health Education Standards, Standard 7)