Healthy Youth Healthy Community

Healthy Youth Healthy Community

Author: Learning to Give
Grade(s): 6, 7, 8
Season: Any
Unit Length: Lesson 1: 45min, Lesson 2: 90min, Lesson 3: 90min, Lesson 4: 90+min
Topics: Health, PE, Math, Community, Data analysis

Description: 

Unit Overview: Students explore healthy living habits for themselves and for their community. They practice making healthy food choices, exercising and helping people of the community do the same. Learners develop a service-learning project based on a community needs assessment.

Materials:

Curricular Connections

Math

Grade 6 – Big Ideas
Data from the results of an experiment can be used to predict the theoretical probability of an event and to compare and interpret

Grade 7 – Big Ideas
Data from circle graphs can be used to illustrate proportion and to compare and interpret.

Grade 8 – Big Ideas
Analyzing data by determining averages is one way to make sense of large data sets and enables us to compare and interpret

Physical Education and Health

Physical and Health Education 6 – Big Ideas
Healthy choices influence our physical, emotional, and mental well-being

Physical and Health Education 7 – Big Ideas
Healthy choices influence our physical, emotional, and mental well-being

Physical and Health Education 8 – Big Ideas
-Advocating for the health and well-being of others connects us to our community
-Healthy choices influence our physical, emotional, and mental well-being.

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