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Here’s a “Dental Health Web Tour” complete with Worksheet


Computers & Internet, P.E. & Health  


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Title – Dental Health Web Tour
By – Sally L. Garcia
Primary Subject – Health / Physical Education
Secondary Subjects – Computers / Internet
Grade Level – 3 – 4
·Tell the students they will be taking a web tour that explores dental health
·Each student is given the worksheet entitled, “Dental Health Web Tour”
·Students will receive 45 minutes to complete the worksheet

–(McRel 7) Knows how to maintain and promote personal health
–(McRel 10) Understands the fundamental concepts of growth and development
–ILS 1, 2, 3, 6, 7

Materials Needed:
–Dental Health Web Tour Worksheet
–1 pencil per students

–Computer with Internet connection per 1-2 students
–Dental Health Web Tour Worksheet ANSWER KEY

After this lesson, students will be able to:
–Independently navigate through a given website
–Answer basic questions concerning dental health and habits

Look for or could use:
–Supplemental dental websites to add to the web tour



Directions: Use the following guidelines to navigate your way through a dental health web tour.

1) Begin at this website:

2) Choose the link “Teeth & Gums.”

3) Read the section and answer the following questions:
a) Which are the first “baby” teeth to usually come in?

b) By what age do most people have all of their permanent teeth?

c) What are the four types of teeth?

d) What are the four tissues that make up a tooth?

4) Click the link “home.”

5) Choose the link for “Prevention.”

6) Read the full page and answer the following questions:
a) What is one the most effective ways of removing plaque from the surface of your teeth?

b) How long should it take to brush your teeth?

7) Click the link “home.”

8) Click the link for “Cavities.”

9) Read the full page and answer the following questions:

a) Is it normal to have bacteria in your mouth?

b) What else plays a harmful role in tooth decay?

10) Click the link “home.”

11) Choose the link for “Braces.”

12) Read the page to find the answers to the following questions:

a) What is a method used to straighten crooked teeth?

b) What three basic parts do braces have?

13) Click the link “home.”

14) Choose the link for “Experiments & Activities.”

15) Choose the link for “Wacky Dental Office Activity and Coloring Page.”

16) Print out the picture.

17) Circle anything that is wrong in the picture.

18) Color it and turn it in to your teacher.

Congratulations! You have successfully navigated through the world of healthy teeth!

Answer Key:

3a) Central Incisors
3b) 21
3c) Incisors, Canines, Pre-molars, Molars
3d) Enamel, Dentin, Pulp/Nerve, Bone
6a) Brushing
6b) 2-3 minutes
9a) Yes
9b) Sugar
12a) Orthodontic Treatment
12b) Brackets, Bonding/Band, Arch Wire

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