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Field Trips at HealthWorks!

HealthWorks! LOVES field trips! Students and teachers can expect a high-energy, fun-filled, lesson-learning educational experience each time they visit! The group will first be greeted in the lobby by the HW! crew and our friend, Brian the Brain.
While at HealthWorks!, students and teachers will participate in three unique experiences  – an engaging health lesson in our Learning Lab with a HW! Educator, the interactive movie inside the Brain Theater, and play on the Funtastic Floor. Teachers will join in all the fun, too!
We offer 14 programs to cover a variety of educational levels and health topics! Take a look at the programs below to see which best fits your class, then call 662-377-5437 to schedule it!

GermBusters

Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten

Splish! Splash! Preschoolers love taking a bath! We’ll get lathered up as we sing, dance and learn about staying clean and healthy from the outside in. Getting clean has never been so fun!

90 minute experience includes:

30 minute program, 30 minutes Brain Theater, 30 minutes on Fun-tastic Floor

$6 per child, teachers and chaperones are free

Click for  Germbusters competencies

Down on the Farm

Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten

Come along for an unbelievably fun time down on the HW! Healthy Farm as we learn how to be SMART with Harry the Horse by making great food choices from MyPlate! We’ll also meet GoGo the Goat and get ACTIVE by wiggling, jumping, galloping, and hopping all over the place. And we’ll be LEADERS with Casey the Cow by sharing all we learn with our families and friends.  You, too, can help Farmer Velcro Man and his cast of animals in this very interactive program DOWN ON THE FARM!

90 minute experience includes:

30 minute program, 30 minutes Brain Theater, 30 minutes on Fun-tastic Floor

$6 per child, teachers and chaperones are free

Click for  Down on the Farm competencies

SuperHero Healthy

Pre-Kindergarten, Kindergarten

Calling all superheroes! Grab your capes and join the search for healthy foods. We will run, hop and fly to the rescue as we learn about good nutrition! This class will empower even the youngest child to make good choices so they can grow strong and healthy.

90 minute experience includes:

30 minute program, 30 minutes in Brain Theater, 30 minutes on Fun-tastic  Floor

$6 per child, teachers and chaperones are free

Click for Superhero Healthy Competencies

Move It

Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2

This program, which features the five food groups, keeps muscles moving, hearts pumping, and lungs breathing as kids learn about the benefits of healthy eating, staying active, and getting enough sleep.

Does VelcroMan like to exercise?

 2 hour experience includes:

60 minute program, 30 minutes in Brain Theater, 30 minutes on Fun-tastic Floor

$7 per child, teachers and chaperones are free

 Click for  Move It Competencies – K

Click  for Move It Competencies – First

Click  for  Move It Competencies – Second

Fantastic Five, Jr. 

Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2

This SENSE-ational program takes you on a superhero tour through your body’s senses. Squishy or slimy? Loud or soft? Follow your nose to the sweet and stinky smells. Tickle your taste buds with sweet, sour, bitter and salty. Your brain’s esSCENTial when it comes to discovering the world around you.

 2 hour experience includes:

60 minute program, 30 minutes in Brain Theater, 30 minutes on Fun-tastic Floor

$7 per child, teachers and chaperones are free

 Click for  Fan Five, Jr. Competencies – K

Click  for Fan Five, Jr. Competencies – First

Click  for  Fan Five, Jr. Competencies – Second

Your Body: The Greatest Show on Earth!

Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2

Come one; come all to the greatest show on earth!  Your body will surely amaze and astound you! Kindergarteners, first graders, and second graders will experience high wire learning as they laugh, giggle, and clown around under HealthWorks! Big Top.  Join the Ring Master as you are guided through four circus acts featuring our skin, muscles, bones, and brains.  It’s a show you won’t want to miss!

 2 hour experience includes:

60 minute program, 30 minutes in Brain Theater, 30 minutes on Fun-tastic Floor

$7 per child, teachers and chaperones are free

Click for Greatest Show Competencies – K

Click for Greatest Show Competencies – First

Click for Greatest Show Competencies – Second

Fantastic Five

Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4

This SENSE-ational program takes you on a superhero tour through your body’s senses. Squishy or slimy? Loud or soft? Follow your nose to the sweet and stinky smells. Tickle your taste buds with sweet, sour, bitter and salty. Your brain’s esSCENTial when it comes to discovering the world around you.

 2 hour experience includes:

60 minute program, 30 minutes in Brain Theater, 30 minutes on Fun-tastic Floor

$7 per child, teachers and chaperones are free

Click for Fantastic Five Competencies – First

Click for Fantastic Five Competencies – Second

Click for Fantastic Five Competencies – Third

Click for Fantastic Five Competencies – Fourth

 

SCRUBBADUBBAVEGGETHINKERCISING

Grade 2, Grade 3

Is exercise important? What’s a healthy meal? Why should we wash our hands? And what about brushing our teeth? Is smoking really that bad? Kids follow Alex to learn about these health habits and more as they navigate the many choices they face in a day. This program includes a fun interactive video experience and our popular voting buttons as well as lots of hands-on participation.

2 hour experience includes:

60 minute program, 30 minutes in Brain Theater, 30 minutes on Fun-tastic Floor

$7 per child, teachers and chaperones are free

Click for Scrubba Competencies – Second

Click for Scrubba Comptencies – Third

Double Dare

Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

Spin the wheel to discover incredible facts about the anatomy and physiology of the heart, lungs, kidneys, bones, stomach and muscles as HealthWorks! takes your students on an amazing tour through the human body. Students love the friendly competition and stay completely engaged, as wild props and crazy costumes are used to give insight into the workings of the human body.By the end of this program, participants will be on their feet or doubled over with laughter as learning comes to life!

2 hour experience includes:

60 minute program, 30 minutes in Brain Theater, 30 minutes on Fun-tastic Floor

$7 per child, teachers and chaperones are free

Click for Double Dare Competencies – Third

Click for Double Dare Comptetencies – Fourth

Click for Double Dare Comptetencies – Fifth

Be A Food Groupie

Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

Everyone eats—but why? This program explains the purpose of food and eating and consequently why all food choices are NOT created equally. Equip yourself with “smart-food-know-how” on choosing whole grains, reading food labels, and avoiding portion distortion. Through multiple “interactivities” and demonstrations, kids will have a great time increasing their food I.Q’s.

2 hour experience includes:

60 minute program, 30 minutes in Brain Theater, 30 minutes on Fun-tastic Floor

$7 per child, teachers and chaperones are free

Click for Be A Food Groupie Competencies – Third

Click for Be A Food Groupie Competencies – Fourth

Click for Be A Food Groupie Competencies – Fifth

Clean Up Your Act

General Hygiene and Beginning Puberty

Grade 4, Grade 5

When you keep your body clean, you’re doing what is called HYGIENE! This program takes a light approach in addressing the importance of good personal hygiene and some of the changes boys and girls can expect as they enter puberty.

NOTE: This program does NOT cover menses. If desired, this class can be taught with boys and girls separated.

2 hour experience includes:

60 minute program, 30 minutes in Brain Theater, 30 minutes on Fun-tastic Floor

$7 per child, teachers and chaperones are free

Click for Clean Up Your Act Comptetencies – Fourth

Click for Clean Up Your Act Competencies – Fifth

Learning Smart, Living Strong!

Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5

A great follow up to “Be A Food Groupie”!  Food gives us the energy we need every day, but what else does our body need so we can perform like a fine tuned luxury car? Learn the science behind Energy In=Energy Out during this active HW! experience. Kids will see that what goes in doesn’t always come out. Will you survive our challenge?

 2 hour experience includes:

60 minute program, 30 minutes in Brain Theater, 30 minutes on Fun-tastic Floor

$7 per child, teachers and chaperones are free

Click for Learning Smart, Living Strong! Competencies – Third

Click for Learning Smart, Living Strong! Competencies – Fourth

Click for Learning Smart, Living Strong! Competencies – Fifth

Your Amazing Body

Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

Using a game show format, kids take a remarkable tour of the body to uncover incredible facts about the heart, lungs, kidneys, bones, stomach, and muscles. Are you up for the challenge? With fun game show questions, friendly competition, and lots of class participation, this program is a hit!

2 hour experience includes:

60 minute program, 30 minutes in Brain Theater, 30 minutes on Fun-tastic Floor

$7 per child, teachers and chaperones are free

Click for Your Amazing Body Competencies – Sixth

Click for Your Amazing Body Competencies – Seventh

Click for Your Amazing Body Competencies – Eighth

Anatomy Academy

Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8

“COOL!” That’s what kids will say while they’re up close observing the dissection of a pig’s heart and examining real pig lungs. Using stethoscopes, pulse oximeters, and x-rays, students will learn about the anatomy and physiology of their own heart and lungs as well as discover some fascinating facts about their bodies. Voting buttons and hands-on demonstrations keep students engaged.

*Note that this program is limited to 30 participants at one time.

2 hour experience includes:

60 minute program, 30 minutes in Brain Theater, 30 minutes on Fun-tastic Floor

$7 per child, teachers and chaperones are free

Click for Anatomy Academy Competencies – Sixth

Click for Anatomy Academy Competencies – Seventh

Click for Anatomy Academy Competencies – Eighth

Is There a Doctor in the House?

Various ages

Have you ever wanted to be a doctor?  Now is your chance!  Students will take their temperature, measure their heartrate, listen to their lungs, test their reflexes, check their eyes, and much more.  They will also be given the chance to diagnose their own patient.  Will they be successful?

Note: This class is perfect for groups of various age ranges.  Older children can help younger children read and document charts.

2 hour experience includes:

60 minute program, 30 minutes in Brain Theater, 30 minutes on Fun-tastic Floor

$7 per child, teachers and chaperones are free

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