Middle School
Health

"Food For Thought": Inspiring Good Health in your Students

In this collection you'll find great ideas to help encourage your young adolescent students to stay healthy and happy! Students who are healthy will have a better chance of success. Engage your students with fun health-related games, lessons and videos that will inspire them to be the healthiest they can be!
A Collection By Sara Kaplan
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"Food For Thought": Inspiring Good Health in your Students
  • Sara Kaplan says:
    Share this video with your middle schools students to remind them that they're not alone! These teens talk real about unfortunately all-too-common health issues such as asthma, depression, diabetes, ADHD and more!
  • Sara Kaplan says:
    You won't want to miss this excellent article which answers significant questions not only for teachers, but also parents and even school administrators. You will find answers to such questions like "Why should I care about health care?" and discover important teaching topics and how to improve your own teaching skills. It's a great place to start!
  • Sara Kaplan says:
    Refer to this excellent resource guide which teaches all about the heart, including a diagram, lots of important facts, and activities to teach your class all about taking care of your heart's health!
  • Sara Kaplan says:
    Your students will most likely identify with at least one of the teens in this video as they listen to them talk about what food they eat (or don't eat) during the day and how they view nutrition. This fun and engaging little video offers informative and helpful advice on how teens can eat better. Enjoy!
  • Sara Kaplan says:
    Inspire your students with these interactive games all related about their health and personal safety! Your students can discover why "Milk Matters" or test their knowledge about "Alcohol and Peer Pressure", as well as several other great choices. An invigorating way to introduce health related topics to your classroom that your students won't soon forget. Enjoy!
  • Sara Kaplan says:
    Print out this article about health education for students' parents so that they know about the importance of giving their students this information in class. Provide the link for Spanish-speaking parents to listen to the article online "en Espanol". Enjoy!
  • Sara Kaplan says:
    Explore subjects on health in adolescents everywhere from "Physical Health and Nutrition" and "Mental Health" to "Substance Abuse", "Reproductive Health" and "Healthy Relationships".
  • Sara Kaplan says:
    Encourage good eating with this informative and straightforward handbook for adolescents, complete with fun facts and strategies, like tips for making your own meal plan.