Transdisciplinary Theme: Who We Are
  • An inquiry into personal, physical, mental, social and spiritual health

Central Idea:
  • Part of being human is being balanced

Lines of Inquiry:
  • An inquiry into balance
  • An inquiry into the causes and impact of stress
  • An inquiry into the social factors of health

Key Concepts:
  • Reflection
  • Connections
  • Causation

Teacher Questions:
  • Is good nutrition the only path to being healthy?
  • How do you know when you are healthy?
  • What choices can you make to control your health?
  • What does “healthy” look like around the world?

Helpful Websites:

Study Jams: Plants & Human Body

Food Groups: Choose My Plate
My Plate: Food Guide
Pyramid Becomes a Plate
WebMD FIT Kids: Food

WebMD FIT Kids: Move

Rest & Relaxation
WebMD FIT Kids: Recharge

Body Systems
Body Systems
Discovery Kids: Body Systems
Human Body Systems (PDF)
Kids Konnect Human Body

How the Body Works
How the Body Works
How the Body Works Videos

Emotional Health
FIT Connection for Kids: Mood
The Story on Stress

Learn About Hobbies

A Plethora of Resources!
Kids Health
WebMD FIT Kids
Nourish Interactive