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Life Education Van to visit Mayfield in May

12/05/2017
The Life Education Team and Harold the Giraffe will be visiting Mayfield State School
Friday 12th May to Thursday 18th May, 2017.

WHAT IS LIFE EDUCATION?
Life Education motivates and empowers young people to make smart life choices for a healthy future.
This is the unit that your child will be studying when they come to the van and in their class Health lessons after their visit.

ALL CHILDREN HAVE NEW CONTENT TO DISCOVER IN 2017

P/1 Mv Bodv Matters Harold and his new friends, Boots and Red, want to look their best for photo day at school,
but discover that things don't always go to plan. This module addresses local environmental
and health issues including pollution/passive smoking, issues around individual need for
medicines and their safe use and storage, emergency (drug) procedures along with safe and
unsafe behaviours and environments.

2 Ready, Steady, Go Harold and his friends are ready for their big race at the school athletics carnival. Or are
they? When one member of their relay team identifying how our body reacts in new situations
doesn't show up, what will they do? The program focuses on the benefits of physical activity,
safety strategies in different environments, as well as what our body needs to be healthy
including nutrition, water, and sleep.

3 All Systems Go Inside a futuristic machine The Venture’, the Captain and his crew take the class on a tour of
the human body. Travelling through the blood we explore the functions of various body parts
and how magnificent the human body really is .The students discuss issues and engage in
activities centered on peer pressure, second hand smoking, safety with medicines, factors
that influence the function of body systems.

3/4 All Systems Go Inside a futuristic machine The Venture’, the Captain and his crew take the class on a tour of
the human body. Travelling through the blood we explore the functions of various body parts
and how magnificent the human body really is .The students discuss issues and engage in
activities centered on peer pressure, second hand smoking, safety with medicines, factors
that influence the function of body systems.

4 Mind Your Medicine The children develop an understanding and gain information on legal drugs, their effects on
physical development and their potential for harm. The program encompasses risk-taking,
responding to pressure and recognising harmful situations.

4/5 Mind Your Medicine The children develop an understanding and gain information on legal drugs, their effects on
physical development and their potential for harm. The program encompasses risk-taking,
responding to pressure and recognising harmful situations

6 On the Case The class identify ways nicotine adversely influences physical and social development.
Students also identify high risk situations and develop strategies to deal with the influences
and pressures to smoke.