Health/Phys. Ed.

Snack Hacks | Pretzel Tree

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Snack Hacks are fun healthy recipes to make with your child that provide positive experiences with healthy foods. Spend some quality time together while building science, reading, and math skills. This Pretzel Tree recipe grows into a yummy snack!

Don't Mess with Mercury

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Learn how to avoid mercury hazards, in this short video from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR). Graphics and animations illustrate the liquid appearance of elemental mercury and warn viewers about the dangers of exposure. Hear about how you should not touch mercury and how it can contaminate objects in the home.

Genetic Counselor

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Meet a genetic counselor and envision the possibilities around this in-demand science career that works to improve people’s health.

See the Lab Squad kids’ report for this career in Support Materials +

Meet My Muscles- Upper Body

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Following along with their teacher, students learn about the various upper body muscles we have such as the bicep and pectoral muscles and learn how to give them a good stretch and exercise. This lesson engages students in 3rd-5th grade and focuses on psychomotor and cognitive skills. 

How to Promote Inclusion: Interview with Luticha Doucette

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Luticha Doucette discusses inclusion and personal interactions, explaining that using patience and courtesy can make everyone comfortable.  People with disabilities are no different than anyone else. Everyone needs some kind of accommodations. Be respectful & welcoming.

Visit the Move to Include collection for additional resources.

Down Syndrome | Move to Include

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Learn about Down Syndrome from Mary Ann Schluier, a habilitator at CP Rochester. Next, hear from Patrick Hurley, an individual with Down Syndrome, and his family as they talk about their day to day lives, his activities, and skills to participate in numerous activities in the community. Visit the Move to Include collection for additional resources.

Camp EAGR: For Kids with Epilepsy & Their Siblings | Move to Include

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Camp EAGR is a camp for kids with epilepsy and their siblings. It is run by Epilepsy Pralid, Inc.  Epilepsy is a neurological disorder that can cause seizures. Kids have a regular camp experience knowing they have the supports in place if needed and other kids that understand them.

Visit the Move to Include collection for additional resources.

Wildlife Education Program Helps People with Traumatic Brain Injury | Move to Include

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Learn about a wildlife education program to help people with traumatic brain injury (TBI) recover and rehabilitate by working on a team. The program provides wildlife education services to the community. 

Visit the Move to Include collection for additional resources.

Fracking

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In this video segment adapted from Need to Know, learn about health concerns regarding exposure to chemicals used in natural gas drilling. An animation shows how the process of hydraulic fracturing—fracking—is used to extract natural gas. A reporter explains how the process may be polluting water resources with hazardous chemicals. Hear about health problems among people whose only common connection is proximity to gas drilling sites. In addition, learn about the challenges of investigating the possible link between the contaminants and illness because the gas industry is not required to disclose which chemicals they use in fracking fluids.

Career Connections | Developmental Disabilities Worker

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Join a community training supervisor for a busy day of on-site visits and meetings as she helps find and maintain employment for individuals with developmental disabilities. Learn about the education requirements of the field.

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