This course provides the theoretical framework of elementary and middle school health, physical activity, and safety curriculum. Students will gain knowledge and skills for the elementary classroom teacher on methods used to integrate health, nutrition, safety, and physical education into their daily curriculum. The course includes teaching strategies, projects, movement exercises, and games designed to engage the Pre-Elementary Education major. Developmental sequences and the health needs of children from elementary through middle school is included. Course emphasis is on providing learning experiences for children’s development of lifelong positive health and fitness behaviors. Particular attention is given to the national health standards as well as the Michigan Model Modules.