SugarByHalf  - Guardians of the Gums

SugarByHalf - Guardians of the Gums

  • Early Learning
  • Year 1 - 3
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Health
  • The Arts
  • Social
  • Mental Health
  • Physical Health
  • ...

This unit aims to educate young students about the importance of dental care and the harmful effects of sugar on teeth. It uses the Guardians of the Gums superhero team as an engaging way to teach students about dental hygiene. The unit covers topics such as how sugar is hidden in food, the impact of sugar on teeth, the function of different teeth, and brushing techniques. Students also learn about the importance of reading food packaging and how to interpret nutrition labels. The unit culminates with students creating an advertising campaign to promote dental hygiene to the wider community.

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Thought-provoking lessons featuring questions and activities designed to stimulate students' interest.

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Explicit instruction on the topic, increasing in complexity and breadth of knowledge.

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Contextualising knowledge and inspiring students through real-world examples. These lessons feature stories of inspirational people and organisations making a difference to help bring the learning to life.

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