Lesson: The What, Why, and How of Exercise
Students will explore types of exercise, the benefits of regular exercise, and strategies for fitting exercise into daily life. Students will create a written plan to create a short-term physical exercise goal.

National Institutes of Health: Sleep, Sleep Disorders, and Biological Rhythms
Curriculum Supplement Series—grades 9–12
Sleep, Sleep Disorders, and Biological Rhythms—developed with the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)—is a creative, inquiry-based instruction program designed to promote active learning and stimulate student interest in medical topics.

National Institutes of Health: The Science of Healthy Behaviors
Curriculum Supplement Series—grades 7–8
The Science of Healthy Behaviors—developed with the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) and Office of Behavioral and Social Sciences Research (OBSSR)—is a creative, inquiry-based instruction program designed to promote active learning and stimulate student interest in medical topics.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Youth@Work—Talking Safety
Curriculum for Virginia—grades 6–12
Youth@Work—Talking Safety is an engaging curriculum that helps educate young people about the basics of job safety and health. The curriculum presents essential information and career-readiness skills through a focus on eight core competencies. The skills gained through the Talking Safety curriculum are transferable across industries and occupations and will help students stay safe and healthy at work now and throughout their lives. Each of the six main lessons is designed for a 45-minute class period. There are also five supplemental 45-minute lessons that may be used in conjunction with the main lessons.

Vocabulary
Use these Quizlet tools to help students understand terms related to this Workplace Readiness Skill.

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