Health: Physical Education
These sites provide an overview of different health topics geared toward students. Sites are for teachers who are interested in promoting physical activity. Games, videos, and lesson plans can be found on these sites. Included is an eThemes resource on obesity.
A great site sponsored by the Nemours Foundation. On the left side is a selection of links for different health issues. Check out the Daily Brain Buzz.
Dole 5 A Day
This site gears towards nutrition and healthy living. Find more information about healthy eating, exercise, and more. Includes games, videos, and music.
CDC: Body and Mind
This site gears towards kids having information on diseases, food and nutrition, physical activity, safety, body, mental health, and more.
The President's Challenge
Learn about this program and how to get started. It is possible to win an award. Participants must register on-line.
Body and Mind: Teacher's Corner
Check out the downloadable lesson plan under the Featured Activity. Teachers can also participate in a set of pre-assessment questions.
The President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports
Read this fact sheet from the Department of Health and Human Services.
President's Council on Fitness: Publications
Most of these publications are available in PDF and HTML formats. Watch one of the five videos which require QuickTime.
PBS: Health and Fitness
Find lesson plans by selecting a grade range and topic from drop down list boxes at the top of a page. Note: This site includes ads.
PEC: Best Practices Ideas
Here are best practices for teaching ideas on published health and physical education in classroom. Note: This site includes ads.
Online Kids Games and Activities for Kids
Here are online games and activities related to dental hygiene.
eThemes Resource: Health: Obesity
One of the serious health problems of modern America is childhood obesity. Read about the dangers of childhood obesity. Use the interactive calculator on KidsHealth to find out if you are overweight.