Programs

Programs are provided at your site and cost $150 for the first program and $100 for each additional program, provided on the same day. All programs offered are 50 minutes unless noted otherwise.

General Health

Healthy Tots - Age 3
40 minutes

  • Bones, muscles and body organs
  • Daily habits for personal hygiene
  • Nutrition and physical activity

Bright Beginnings - Preschool and Kindergarten
40 minutes

  • Bones, muscles and body organs
  • Physical activity, personal hygiene and safety
  • Anytime foods vs. sometime foods

Happy Healthy Me - Grade 1

  • Structure, function and care of bones and muscles
  • Food groups and MyPlate
  • Dental health, physical activity, germs, and feelings

My Healthy Body - Grade 2

  • Anatomy, function and protection of the five senses
  • Food groups and MyPlate
  • Dental health

Superbodies - Grade 3

  • Simple cell anatomy
  • Anatomy, function, and care of the digestive system
  • MyPlate and fiber foods
  • Dental health

Human Growth and Development

Ready, Set, Grow! - Grade 4
75 minutes

  • Heredity/Dominant and recessive traits
  • Emotional and physical changes of puberty
  • Reproductive anatomy and Hygiene

Life Begins - Grades 5-6
75 minutes

  • Anatomy of male and female reproductive systems
  • Physical and emotional changes of puberty
  • Development and growth from conception to birth

Teen Transitions - Grade 6
75 minutes

  • Structure and function of reproductive systems
  • Influence of hormones
  • Choice and consequences

HIV Enhancement - Grades 5-6 
Added to Life Begins and Teen Transitions
Additional time as arranged

  • Immune system and HIV
  • HIV transmission
  • Respect for HIV positive individuals

Drug Education

No If, Ands, or Butts - Grades 5-7

  • Effects of tobacco on the body
  • Media targets on youth and power in decision-making
  • Benefits of tobacco cessation

Up in Smoke - Grades 8-10

  • Costs associated with smoking and chew tobacco
  • Influence of advertisements on society
  • Effects of tobacco on the body

Under the Influence: Drugs, Decisions, and You - Grades 9-12

  • Values clarification activities
  • Consequences of alcohol, tobacco, and other drug use
  • Responsibility for personal behavior

Bullying and Violence Prevention

Stepping Toward Peace - Grades 3-4

  • Conflict resolution
  • Examine feelings and emotions
  • Healthy expression of emotions

Stop: Know What’s Right - Grades 5-6

  • Components of healthy and unhealthy relationships
  • Breaking the cycle of violence
  • Effective communication skills

Stop: No Excuse for Abuse - Grades 7-8

  • Components of healthy and unhealthy relationships
  • Breaking the cycle of violence
  • Dating abuse and violence statistics and prevention

It’s Not Cool to Be Cruel - Grades 6-8

  • Skills to handle bullying in a responsible way
  • Learning how to be a helpful bystander
  • Appreciation and tolerance of others’ differences

Nutrition

Food for Thought - Grades 4-6

  • Recognize the importance of a healthy diet
  • Nutrition facts label
  • Choose MyPlate
  • Balance, variety, and portion control

Food Power - Grades 7-8

  • Recognize the importance of a healthy diet
  • Balance, variety, and portion control
  • Promote a healthy attitude toward food and exercise
  • Recognize obesity as a significant health problem

Disease Prevention and Control

HIV Connections: Sex, Drugs, and STDs - Grades 9-12

  • Myths and facts regarding sex, drugs, and HIV
  • Benefits of abstinence
  • Assertive communication

Testicular Self Exam: It’s Up to You! - Grade 9-adult

  • Testicular cancer facts
  • Anatomy and function of testicles
  • Positive attitude toward monthly exams
  • Risk factors and symptoms

Breast Self Exam: It’s Up to You! - Grade 9-adult

  • Breast cancer facts
  • Anatomy and function of breasts
  • Positive attitude toward monthly exams
  • Risk factors and symptoms
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