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Our Supersized Kids: Childhood Obesity

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Title:

Our Supersized Kids: Childhood Obesity

URL:

https://thinktv.pbslearningmedia.org/resource/our-supersized-kids-childhood-obesity/our-supersized-kids-childhood-obesity/

Content Source:

PBS
Type: Audio/Video

Overview:

Childhood obesity is a crippling crisis of supersized proportions. During the past four decades, obesity rates have soared among all ages, but no more so than in children ages 6 to 11. Today, nearly a third of our children and adolescents are overweight or obese. And the numbers continue to rise.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 5
5.2.1) Describe how the school and community can support personal health practices and behaviors.

a. Describe how positive and negative influences from family, peers, and culture affect adolescents' body acceptance during the changes of puberty.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.1.1) Describe the interrelationship between social and emotional health in adolescence.

a. . Identify how positive relationships can enhance each dimension of health.

b. Explain how stress can affect personal health.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.1.4) Examine how personal health and wellness are affected positively or negatively by an individual's surroundings.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.1.5) Identify how positive family practices and beliefs promote personal health.

Examples: regular dental and vision check-ups, regular doctor visits

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.2.1) Describe how family values and behaviors influence the health of adolescents.

Examples: eating family meals daily, participating in physical activity, practicing open communication

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.2.2) Explain how communities can affect personal health practices and behaviors.

Examples: public policies regarding water pollution, air quality, tobacco use

Tags: community, healthy eating, obesity, personal health
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Author: Michelle Frye