Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Interactive Health Program

Julie Cruik Shank “on safari” . PHOTOS BY VAL SIMON/COASTAL BREEZE NEWS

Julie Cruik Shank “on safari” . PHOTOS BY VAL SIMON/COASTAL BREEZE NEWS

By Coastal Breeze News Staff

Julie Cruikshank from Lee Memorial Health Systems led second and third grade Tommie Barfield students on a safari. Instead of looking for animals, their maps had clues leading them to different parts of the body. A body system safari! A treasure chest was filled with lifelike examples such as the hipbone

 

 

Julie is shown holding. In this class students were learning about bones and the skeletal structure of human bodies and how several groups of organs work together to make one body system. The interactive program then shows students how to keep these systems running smoothly and effectively. The kindergarten and first grade program entitled, Germaine
 

 

the Germ, teaches hand-washing and common cold prevention techniques. Mission Nutrition featuring ways to make healthy food choices is a fourth and fifth grade program. Collier County school have these programs funded in part by the Naples Children and Education Foundation.

 

 

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