Teeth: Science Trek

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Teeth: Science Trek



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Take a trip to the dentist in this video segment from IdahoPTV's Science Trek. Discover why different animals have different kinds of teeth and what kinds of teeth humans have. You'll be able to answer the questions: What are the parts of a tooth? What is a cavity and how can you keep your teeth and gums healthy.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: K
K.6.1) Define a goal and identify several potential age- appropriate, short-term health goals.

Examples: brushing teeth daily, meeting or achieving ARI reading goal

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 1
1.1.1) Explain how healthy behaviors impact personal health.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 2
2.1.1) Describe behaviors that enhance physical and mental health.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 3
3.1.5) Identify symptoms which might need treatment from health care providers.

Examples: fever, sore throat, toothache

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 5
5.1.4) Develop strategies and skills used to promote personal hygiene.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.6.1) Assess personal health practices.

Examples: food choices, physical activity, hygiene

Tags: dental hygiene, dentist, tooth care
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Author: Michelle Frye