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1st and 3rd period


Bellringer: What do you want to change about yourself?

Class: We assessed our health using the health assessment worksheet and created a behavior change we want to make before the end of the health term.


Bellringer: Why do you think it's important to learn about the different body systems?

Class: We went over the 4 types of bone, the 3 main functions of bone, and labeled a skeleton with the common and proper names. The skeleton handout can be found in the handouts section of the main health page.


Bellringer: None (I was absent)

Class: Filled out notes in class over respiratory system, those can be found in the power point section of the main health page, and completed an article on asthma, which can be found in the handouts section of the main health page.


Bellringer: List the parts of the respiratory system

Class: Played a review game over skeletal system, reviewed the respiratory system notes, created our own skeletons out of paper and labeled them and filled in a blank body diagram with the parts of the respiratory system.


Bellringer: List the parts of the digestive system

Class: We watched a Magic School Bus episode on the digestive system and filled in notes and labeled a digestive system diagram


Bellringer: Where, in the digestive system, are nutrients absorbed?

Class: Took a quiz over the body systems.


Bellringer: American's have an obesity problem...why?

Class: Internet was down in the building all day and we couldn't do our lecture so we did test corrections on the body systems test we took on Friday.


Bellringer: None, we're just going to use yesterday's

Class: Started our nutrition unit. Note sheet can be found in the handouts section of the main health page


Bellringer: What's the difference between a food group and a nutrient?

Class: Took notes and covered info on nutrients: Carbohydrates, Protein, and Fat. Notes can be found in Power Point section of the main health page.


Bellringer: What are the 3 types of carbohydrates?

Class: Read an article of Celiac Disease and answered questions. Article can be found at www.kidshealth.org type "celiac disease" in the search box. Questions can be found in the hand outs section of the main health page.


Bellringer: What are the different types of fat? Which is better for you and why?

Class: Finished notes on nutrients including vitamins, minerals, and water. Then, spent time learning how to properly read a food label and did a worksheet on reading food labels. It can be found in the hand outs section of the main health class page.


Bellringer: Which fast food restaurants do you consider healthy?

Class: We went to fast food websites to look at the nutrtional values of foods we typically order and tried to find ways to cut calories and still be happy with our choices.


Bellringer: None

Class: I was not at school. We read articles over eating disorders and answered questions from a hand out. Handout can be found in the handouts section of main health page. Use www.kidshealth.org to answer questions.


Bellringer: Where on your body is the worst place to store fat?

Class: We went to different websites to search for meals for breakfast, dinner, and dessert that would stay under our nutritional limits and follow our 4 food rules: 1) Eat foods low in fat  2) Eat foods low in sugar  3) Eat foods low in salt  4) Eat foods high in fiber


Bellringer: What are the two types of vitamins and examples of each type?

Class: I made taco bean sliders in class to show a healthy meal can be made cheap and tasty.



Bellringer: What is the role of vitamins and minerals

Class: Did a review sheet over nutrients and food labels