At the Center, programs provide schools and individuals with a convenient and cost effective way to enhance classroom curriculum by meeting or exceeding the state Next Generation Science and Health standards. Field trip programs can be scheduled to fit your needs. Please speak with our scheduler for specific information for your building.
Each program will be a total of 2 hours in length which includes; viewing of Valeda (transparent talking mannequin), Pre/Post Testing, 40-minute lesson with certified health instructor, exploration time with health exhibits and an instructor lead hands-on laboratory for the children.
With the help from the "Organ Wise Guys" curriculum, students will take an "inside look" at their amazing body. The Hands-on activity stresses the importance of healthy eating and exercise.
During the fun-filled program, students will examine the parts of a tooth and learn proper dental health and hygiene. Healthy nutrition related to dental health will also be discussed.
Using various activities, students will learn about their five senses and how they help keep them safe. Other activities center around healthy habits, including cleanliness and hand-washing.
4-LS1-1, 4-LS1-2, MS-LS1-3, MS-LS1-8
Farm to Family
During this "Down to Earth" program, students will learn where and how fruits and vegetables grow. With the help of the "Organ Annie" doll, they also discover the benefits of eating healthy for one's body. The hands-on activity includes a seed planting experience that the students will then take home and watch it grow with their family.
Kansas Learning Center for Health
505 Main • Halstead, KS 67056
Mon – Fri 9am – 4pm (closed holidays)
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