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Health Kits

Health Kits 

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Grade K

Health - My Body

 

The My Body kit will develop body awareness through the use of different body parts. Students will learn about the different ways we care for our body and how to keep our bodies healthy. The senses are explored in-depth, as well as the body part associated with each sense. This kit is aligned to the NY State Standards. Pre-kindergarten and kindergarten.

For assistance, please contact Leigh Leyva at (716)376-8272 or leigh_leyva@caboces.org.

 

Grade 1

Health - My Body Works Together

 

Students will identify major body parts and their functions, identify basic needs of living things, describe how senses help the body, describe the location of the heart and lungs and how they contribute to body function, skeletal parts, and examine how healthy food and exercise contribute to a healthy body. The skills emphasized in the kit are observing, discussing, describing, comparing, classifying, brainstorming, interpreting data, making decisions, manipulating materials, and measuring.

For assistance, please contact Leigh Leyva at (716)376-8272 or leigh_leyva@caboces.org.

 

Grade 2 

Health - Body Senses

 

Students will develop body awareness through the use of different body parts. The body part associated with each sense is examined and diagramed. Diseases and impairments of the senses are defined and explored. The skills emphasized in the kit are observing, discussing, manipulating materials, and describing.

 For assistance, please contact Leigh Leyva at (716)376-8272 or leigh_leyva@caboces.org.

 

Grade 3

Health - Nutrition and Digestion

Students will examine the parts of the USDA Food Pyramid, journal their food choices and analyze those choices, identify the variety of foods to be eaten from each food group, and read and compare food labels for nutritional value. They will also describe and demonstrate the functions of the major parts of the digestive system. The skills emphasized in the kit are brainstorming, discussing, collecting data, interpreting data, making decisions, generalizing, classifying, measuring, and analyzing.

 For assistance, please contact Leigh Leyva at (716)376-8272 or leigh_leyva@caboces.org.

Grade 4

Health - Move Your Body

Students will examine and identify the parts and functions of the skeletal and muscular systems, describe and demonstrate how the two systems work together and demonstrate how to keep the skeletal and muscular systems healthy through exercise, healthy eating and wearing protective gear.

 For assistance, please contact Leigh Leyva 1t (716)376-8272 or leigh_leyva@caboces.org.

 

Grade 5/6

Health - Our Lungs, Heart and Health

Students will identify parts and functions of the respiratory and circulatory systems. They will examine ways to keep these two very important systems working efficiently through nutrition, exercise, and healthy habits. Special emphasis will be placed on the negative effects of tobacco. This kit is aligned to the New York State standards and is designed for 30 students to use while working in pairs.

 For assistance, please contact Leigh Leyva at (716)376-8272 or leigh_leyva@caboces.org.