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Learning Resource Type

Classroom Resource

Arthur Weighs In

Subject Area

Health Education


K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6


In this classroom resource from PBS LearningMedia, students watch a video about getting and keeping fit in a non-judgemental way. When Arthur doesn't fit into his costume for the play, he's shocked to learn that he's become "husky-sized." Now he's serious about getting in shape. Will he turn to an all-protein diet? Eat only herbs and berries? Or will he try something really radical... like exercise?! This is a free resource. This resource also includes links to additional activities to use with the video.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.

    Health Education (2019) Grade(s): 3

    Describe the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

    Health Education (2019) Grade(s): 3

    Discuss the consequences of possible choices when making a health decision.

    Health Education (2019) Grade(s): 4

    Demonstrate a variety of healthy practices and behaviors to maintain and improve personal health.

    Health Education (2019) Grade(s): 5

    Draw conclusions about the relationship between healthy behaviors and personal health.

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    Video resources: includes closed captioning or subtitles

    License Type

    Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives