Kids learn about health, safety from physical education uniforms
Posted On June 15, 2021
Ontario, Canada, June 29, 2018 – Kids learn more about health and safety from a school physical education curriculum.
They learn about the effects of physical activity, the role of physical education in reducing chronic illness and the risks of developing obesity and diabetes.
The new curriculum includes lessons on how to make a healthy home and how to protect kids from exposure to dangerous chemicals.
In the classroom, students learn about food allergies, asthma, obesity and the effects on children of vaccines.
The curriculum also features a special feature on the dangers of tobacco, alcohol and other unhealthy behaviors.
It also includes a section on healthy eating.
The new curriculum is part of the provincial government’s ongoing commitment to make physical education a safe, healthy and relevant part of education.
Parents and teachers are encouraged to ask questions about the new curriculum at the school.
If you have questions about this material, you can call the Health and Safety Directorate at 1-800-222-1222 or send an email to [email protected]