Lesson details

2, 4, 5, Kindergarten

Health Education


Accessing Valid Information

Analyze Influences on Health Behaviors

Comprehending Concepts

Goal-Setting Skills

Practice Health-Enhancing Behaviors


Nutrition and Physical Activity

Personal and Community Health

Recommended Technology: 

A projector to play a video clip
A device per student (or groups of students)

A Trip to the Dentist

1-2 hours
Lesson type: 
1:1 Lesson
Lesson overview: 

Students can define cavity, healthy food, and snacks.  They will describe the relationship between excessive sugar consumption and obesity, diabetes and tooth decay.  They also will demonstrate good hygiene to properly floss teeth.

Essential Question: 

Do you brush and floss your teeth everyday?  Are you making good snack choices?

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