What Is Planet Health?

Planet Health, Second Edition, is a complete curriculum that helps academic, physical education, and health education teachers guide middle school students in these areas:

  • Learning about nutrition and physical activity while building skills in language arts, math, science, and social studies.
  • Understanding how health behaviors are interrelated.
  • Choosing healthy foods, increasing physical activity, and limiting TV and other screen time.

What Information Is on This Web Site?


For an overall description of the benefits of using Planet Health, click on Program Overview.

If you are a parent, click on Parent Information on the navigational bar. Here you will find more in-depth information on the topics covered in Planet Health.

If you are a teacher, click on Teacher Information to learn more about teacher training opportunities, sample lesson plans, and information on how Planet Health matches up to the Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks. You'll also find out more about how Planet Health can benefit you and your students.

To find detailed descriptions of other products offered by Human Kinetics, click on Resource Store.

For purchase options, including bids, volume discounts, and custom orders, click on Contact Your Sales Rep. You'll also find complete contact information here if you have further questions.

To read frequently asked questions and answers, click on FAQs.

To learn about the authors, click on About the Authors. For more information, visit the Harvard School of Public Health?s Web site.

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