Alison (9th to 12th)
Alison offers a wide variety of online courses related to health, fitness, and medicine. While the courses are all free to take, there is also a premium subscription service available that offers additional features.
CK-12 (9th to 12th)
This Teen Health Literacy course uses an online textbook and videos to teach the following topics: nutrition, physical activity, healthy weight, sleep, tobacco use, drug and alcohol abuse, and sex education.
Easy Peasy All-in-One Homeschool (K to 8th) C
Two courses are offered: PE/Health Odds and PE/Health Evens. The courses are designed to alternate, with the Odds course being repeated each odd year and the Evens course being repeated each even school year. The materials are presented using a variety of online resources including links to articles, videos, and games.
Easy Peasy All-in-One High School (9th to 12th) C
Easy Peasy offers their PE/Health course at four levels, one for each year of high school. Each of the courses is made up of 36 weekly lessons. The lessons include links to health related articles, exercise videos, and other materials.
First Aid (K to 12th)
This page lists free courses, lesson plans, videos, and other resources for teaching first aid.
Georgia Virtual Learning (6th to 12th)
The following health courses are offered: Food for Life; Food, Nutrition, & Wellness; Health; and Intro to Health Care Science. The lesson modules are made up of online text, videos, and interactive activities. Links to additional related resources are provided with each module. Assessments are not included.
GoNoodle (K to 8th)
GoNoodle features dance and exercise videos, which could be used for physical education.
KidsHealth (K to 12th)
The Educators page of this website offers downloadable lesson plans covering a wide variety of health topics. The lessons include activities, printable handouts, and quizzes. The Kids and Teens pages provide numerous health related articles for students to read.
FutureLearn (9th to 12th)
FutureLearn offers numerous online classes related to various health, medicine, and psychology topics. Length and format vary from course to course. The availability of courses periodically changes. Most of the courses are free to join, be there is an option to upgrade in order to access additional benefits, like the ability to qualify for a certificate.
Operation FitKids (3rd to 8th)
This seven lesson downloadable fitness and nutrition course is available at two levels. The first level is for 3rd to 5th grades and the 2nd level is for 4th to 8th grades. The dangers of poor nutrition and obesity are emphasized.
Parallel Alternative Strategies for Students (9th to 12th)
These downloadable courses are designed to help students with special needs succeed. Each course includes a student workbook and teacher’s guide. Personal Fitness covers physical fitness, body composition, nutrition, and more. Life Management Skills covers self-esteem, relationships, stress, nutrition, drugs, first aid, consumerism, puberty, the reproductive system, and sexually transmitted diseases.
Sanford Fit (K to 5th)
Sanford Fit’s units cover a wide variety of health and fitness related topics. Each unit is offered at two grades levels; one for kindergarten through 2nd and another for 3rd through 5th grades. The units include printable teacher’s guides, handouts, slideshows, videos, and more.
Spoons Across America (K to 6th)
Spoons Across America’s Food Explorers Club will email your family every other week with a new activity focusing on a healthy eating theme. A recipe is included that encourages your children to explore, prepare, and taste healthy foods. They also offer Farm to Book Storytime. These video read alouds of children’s books and printable activity sheets teach about food sources – how it is produced, grown, and transported from farm to table.
YouTube Channels That Get Kids Moving (Pre-K to 6th)
This blog post lists several YouTube channels offering dance and exercise videos. These videos can be used to supplement your physical education curriculum.
Wide Open School (Pre-K to 12th)
Wide Open School provides a large selection of dance and exercise videos organized by grade.
Teaching Health & PE (K to 12th) Some C
If you haven’t been able to find a free health or physical education curriculum that meets your family’s needs, this post lists several reasonably priced options.