Health/Phys. Ed.

Health/Phys. Ed. (X) - Primary (X) - Elementary (X) - Nutrition (X)

Nutrition (2005)

Icon: 
DVD icon

Nutrition explains how your body uses food for many purposes: to provide energy, to keep you from getting sick and to help you grow. Viewers explore key topics such as food groups and healthy food handling, and learn how to read labels effectively to make the best food choices.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Nutrition

Healthy You (2011)

Icon: 
DVD icon

Childhood Obesity Initiative | WXXI Public Broadcasting is committed to the serious issue of child obesity and wellness. It's easy to learn how to become a "Healthy You." Just check out these short videos from WXXI. The Healthy You initiative includes television and online segments on nutrition, fitness and heart health.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Middle
Healthy You

Personal Health & Hygiene (2005)

Icon: 
DVD icon

Explores the importance of basic personal hygiene, including tooth brushing, bathing, and proper skin care. Students also learn about the benefits of getting plenty of sleep, good nutrition, and loads of physical activity.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
Personal Health & Hygiene

Digestive System | Science Trek

Icon: 
Streaming icon

Your body needs food for energy, vitamins and minerals. But food needs to be broken down into a substance your body can use. That’s the job of your digestive system. Find out more on this episode of Science Trek.  Host Joan Cartan-Hansen and her guests, gastroenterologists Drs. Matt Sericati and Brian Story answer students’ questions.

Balance | What's Good

Icon: 
Streaming icon

Go shopping with chef Won Kim as he dishes on selecting affordable ingredients that can come together to make a complete, healthy meal. A balanced lifestyle makes room for the exercise, nutrition, and sleep that keep our minds sharp and our bodies strong. Learn the basic science of balance and get excited to make a homemade meal with your kids.

For use at home with your children, see our Science of Balance and Nutrition Lesson Plan!

Grocery Store Field Trip

Icon: 
Streaming icon

Learn about the USDA Food Plate!  Come with Penny and the KidVision VPK Kids to Whole Foods, where they shop for the five food groups and learn that eating a rainbow of colors every day leads to a pot of gold - a strong and healthy body! 

Pizza Restaurant Field Trip

Icon: 
Streaming icon

Come with Penny and the KidVision VPK kids to Peace of Pizza restaurant for a lunch date filled with delicious pizza and a whole lot of learning!  They read menus, make their own pizzas, set the table, and pay the check!  Lunch and learn with us!

Un plato saludable

Icon: 
Streaming icon

In this Spanish stop animation students will learn about healthy food choices, portions and how to make a balanced meal using the USDA My Plate model.

Kids In Action- City Sprouts

Icon: 
Streaming icon

City Sprouts is a community gardening program that promotes healthy eating, hard work, and nature education in urban communities. Hear from the kids in the program as they plant and harvest vegetables, and learn to cook new foods, in this video from Arthur: "D.W. the Picky Eater."

Apple Canoes for Two

Icon: 
Streaming icon

This Fuel It! video depicts Katherine and Megan as they make their healthy snack called Apple Canoes for Two. Using apples to represent canoes, the girls use various other healthy ingredients to create their playful yet nutritious snack. The host, Mackenzie and Cynthia Cave- Gaetani, a registered dietician from Lourdes Hospital, discuss what made this so nutritious. 

Cheesy Pizza Bites | Full-Time Kid

Icon: 
Streaming icon

Searching for a quick and easy after school snack idea? Look no further! Make these cheesy and delicious pizza bites with Mya, The Full-Time Kid!

Fruit Sushi | Full-Time Kid

Icon: 
Streaming icon

Making fruit sushi is a great way to involve kids in the kitchen and create something that kids will love to eat! Grab some ingredients and watch Mya, the Full-Time Kid, show you how it's done!

Quick and Fun Snack: ANTS ON A LOG | Full-Time Kid

Icon: 
Streaming icon

Mya brings along her little sister Jada for this favorite homemade treat: Ants on a Log! With all sorts of fun (and healthy!) ingredients, Mya whips up a quick, delicious snack.

How to Make Lumpia: Filipino Egg Rolls | Full-Time Kid

Icon: 
Streaming icon

Thanksgiving is a time when family and friends come together to be thankful! Mya is thankful for Lumpia, traditional Filipino egg rolls, and in this video, she'll teach you how to make them!