This resource provides five ways to reach and maintain a healthy weight including exercise, reducing screen time, watching out for portion distortion, eating five servings of veggies and fruits a day, and why not to skip breakfast.
Students learn information on how to reduce it, reuse it, recycle it and enjoy it, as well as, a quiz to test their knowledge on how to be green. What does it mean to be green? "Green" is more than just a color. It also means taking special steps to protect the environment; the water, the land, and the air we breathe. Why green? Plants are green, and without them the Earth wouldn't be such a lovely home for us human beings.
Students learn information on how helping others can help them grow as individuals. Volunteering means spending some of your free time helping others. You may volunteer to help other people, such as the families who lost their homes after a natural disaster. But you can also volunteer to protect animals, the environment, or any other cause that you care about.
Students recognize, understand and solve the problem of bullying. Bullying is a big problem. It can make kids feel hurt, scared, sick, lonely, embarrassed and sad. Bullies might hit, kick, or push to hurt people, or use words to call names, threaten, tease, or scare them. A bully might say mean things about someone, grab a kid's stuff, make fun of someone, or leave a kid out of the group on purpose. Some bullies threaten people or try to make them do things they don't want to do.
Students will learn about how to make the right choices when dealing with peer pressure. "Come on! ALL of us are cutting math. Who wants to go take that quiz? We're going to take a walk and get lunch instead. Let's go!" says the coolest kid in your class. Do you do what you know is right and go to math class, quiz and all? Or do you give in and go with them?
Students will understand what diabetes is, how to treat it, and why it's important to control it.Kids all over the world deal with diabetes each day "Â” checking their blood sugar levels, following a healthy eating plan, and even giving themselves insulin.
Students learn about identifying and dealing with strangers. Do you know how to be street smart? Being street smart means knowing how to keep yourself safe from strangers when you're alone or with other kids. Whether you're walking to school or to the bus, hanging out on the playground, or riding your bike in your neighborhood, being street smart helps you stay safe. When you're street smart, you know your way around, you know how handle yourself in tough situations, and you're able to "read" people.