In BC’s Modernized Curriculum, Health has been teamed up with PE. Below is an overview of the Physical Education and Health Learning Standards for each grade. We have included the books below in grade ranges.
Learning Commons Resources
We have a wide variety of books, curriculum and DVDs that cover this topic.
- Get Strong 101 (DVD)
- The Physical Education Unit Study
- Homeschool family fitness
- How to be a friend : a guide to making friends and keeping them
- Let’s be Healthy (A Beka)
- Health and Safety Curriculum, Primary, Grades K – 3
Use the following keywords to search for resources:
- Physical education
- Social skills
- Core competencies
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Log in to BrainPOP Jr. https://jr.brainpop.com/ for the health videos available for Gr. K-3.
Go to the BrainPOP Educators site https://educators.brainpop.com/ (no login required) which has the option to choose BC curriculum standards.
In BrainPOP and BrainPOP Jr. you will find short animated movies, to creatively engage students in learning. (Gr. K-8) Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
Log in to Discovery Education Canada at http://www.discoveryeducation.ca/Canada/ and search for physical and health education topics. There will be topics such as alcohol and other drugs, growth and development, mental health, nutrition, physical activity, safety, the body, tobacco and violence.
Discovery Education Streaming Plus offers students award-winning digital or multimedia content. (K-12 content) Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
Log in to Explora Primary at http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?authtype=uid&profile=explorapri with the username & password that you will find on your parent home page in Encom under ‘Curriculum Resources’. Scroll to Science and Health.
EBSCOhost’s Explora is a site to encourage student research with extensive, reliable content and ease of use. (K-12 content) Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
EverFi produces digital courses, such as: financial literacy, STEM, diversity and inclusion, student loan management, digital citizenship, civic awareness, entrepreneurial thinking, alcohol and substance abuse, and sexual assault prevention. (Gr. 1-12) Look for a full description (and a list of all courses available) under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
Log in to KnowBC at http://knowbc.com/ and search by going to an encyclopedia or book and searching it.
KnowBC is the leading general reference site for British Columbia, including such resources as the Encyclopedia of British Columbia and other reference works. (Gr. K-12) Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
First log in to Learn360 https://learn360.infobase.com/p_Home.aspx before you choose a topic or “click” on a link. Once in Learn360 select a topic such as health, sports or fitness, then filter for the appropriate grade range.
Learn360 is a media-on-demand service or digital video library for Gr. K-12, with digital, audio and other support materials. Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
Log in to PebbleGo https://www.pebblego.com/ to find various life science topics, such as humans, cells, heredity .
PebbleGo is a research site for students in Gr. K-3 (Animals, Science, Social Studies and Dinosaurs), while PebbleGo Next is a Science research site for Gr. 3-6, both of which have read-along audio. Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.
Log in to World Book Kids (Gr. K-5) through the parent home page in Encom under “Curriculum Resources”.
World Book is our online encyclopedia with research sites for all ages from K to 12. Look for a full description under “Subscriptions” in the main menu above.