Personal Hygiene

Keeping your body neat and clean is as essential to good health as nutrition, exercise, and sleep! In this BrainPOP video, Tim and Moby go beneath the surface to explore the importance of personal hygiene. Learn the everyday habits that keep harmful bacteria away from your skin, hair, and teeth. See how good hygiene prevents illnesses and helps you feel calm and confident. Discover other benefits of looking, feeling, and smelling great—especially as you get older! So grab your soap, toothbrush and a pair of fresh socks. After all, cleanliness is next to healthiness!

Reproductive System and Personal Health Lesson Plan: Urban Legends Debunked

NOTE TO EDUCATORS: The movie featured in this lesson plan addresses issues related to puberty. Consider previewing the movie Puberty before showing it to the class.

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 6-12, students identify urban legends surrounding the reproductive system, adolescence, and/or personal health. Students then use BrainPOP and other online resources to independently or collaboratively research the urban legends and prove each one as either true or false. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Diseases, Injuries, and Conditions Lesson Plan: Raising Health Awareness

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students take part in a hands-on activity to explore the difference between diseases, injuries, and conditions. Students then select a disease, injury, or condition that they or someone they know has been affected by and research prevention and treatment methods. They will use BrainPOP resources as well as other internet sites to develop research skills as they find, compile, and summarize information about health and raising health awareness. Finally, students will design a way to raise community awareness about their selected disease, injury, or condition, and/or a related foundation or charity. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Washing Hands Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about how to wash hands properly. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Washing Hands topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »

Caring for Teeth Activities for Kids

In this set of activities adaptable for grades K-3, parents and educators will find ideas for teaching about teeth, dental health, and oral hygiene. These activities are designed to complement the BrainPOP Jr. Caring for Teeth topic page, which includes a movie, quizzes, online games, printable activities, and more. See more »
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