Nutrition & Fitness: Grades 4-6
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Join Coach and our health educator Marguerite as they teach students about the benefits of physical fitness at the Susan P. Byrnes Health Education Center. Using engaging activities and critical-thinking questions, this video along with the accompanying lesson plan will encourage 4th, 5th and 6th graders to make healthy choices. To learn more about physical fitness and ways to keep the body healthy, try our other activities in the Food and Fitness Field Day eLearning Kit© on LearntobeHealthy.org. (Video running time 16:23)
Students will be able to:
1. Define physical fitness and how it benefits us.
2. State ways to keep the heart and blood vessels healthy.
3. Verbalize how strength, endurance and flexibility can be improved.
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- Answer Key
- Activity Script
- Lesson Plan
Disclaimer: To continue to provide our members with the most current and valid health information possible, the LearntobeHealthy team has updated our nutrition education materials to reflect the new food icon, MyPlate.
In some instances you may still find references to MyPyramid, as both MyPyramid and MyPlate are illustrations that are based on the same food groups and recommendations about what and how much to eat. Please visit ChooseMyPlate.gov for more information.