ALEX Classroom Resource


Skin: The Behavior and Health Connection

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Skin: The Behavior and Health Connection


Content Source:

Science NetLinks
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan


In this lesson, students become better aware of how their personal behavior and the environment can have a considerable impact on their health in general, particularly the health of their skin. In this exercise, students draw a model of a healthy and unhealthy person. This prompts a discussion on behavior and environmental behaviors that affect health. They also learn what good health is and the benefits of a healthy lifestyle. Finally, the students determine their skin types.

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

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 9-12
Health Education
HE.1.6) Compare and contrast the benefits of and barriers to practicing a variety of healthy behaviors.

a. Identify factors that impact nutritional choices.

Examples: planning healthy meals, accessibility of healthy and unhealthy foods

Tags: Health Education, Healthful Behaviors, Personal Behavior, Skin, Skin Type
License Type: Custom Permission Type
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Partnered Event: Health/PE COS Summit

This lesson plan requires a lot of reading along with print outs. Students need access to computers or teacher needs to plan for class copies of literature.

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Author: Amber Ensley
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit