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Safety & Disease Prevention

AIDS & the Immune System

Grade Range: Grades 8 to 12.
Duration: 90 Min.

This program addresses the intricacies of the immune system including its response to pathogens. Specifically, the immune system's response to HIV/AIDS exposure and HIV transmission are discussed with a strong emphasis on prevention.

PA Standards: 10.1.9 A, B, E; 10.1.12 A, B, E; 10.2.9 D; 10.2.12 D

NHES: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

AIDS: What Kids Need to Know

Grade Range: Grades 4 to 7.
Duration: 60 Min.

This program highlights the healthy immune system and the changes that occur when the immune system is exposed to the HIV virus. The myths and concerns participants may have about HIV/AIDS are addressed. Students learn the ways in which HIV is transmitted with a strong emphasis on prevention.

PA Standards: 10.1.6 B, E; 10.2.6 A

NHES: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

Bacteria Busters

Grade Range: Grades 1 to 3.
Duration: 60 Min.

The focus of this program is on different types of germs, how germs are transmitted, and how our bodies fight against germs. Learning proper hand-washing techniques will motivate students to have good personal hygiene.

PA Standards: 10.1.3 E; 10.2.3 A, B, E

NHES: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Safety First

Grade Range: Grades Pre-K to Kindergarten.
Duration: 45 Min.

Students will learn about how their bodies and senses help to keep them safe. Through interactive activities on safety, like fire safety and emergencies, this program is designed to increase awareness of age-appropriate safety rules, both inside and outside of the home, and their importance to maintaining a healthy body.

PA Standards: 10.1.3 D; 10.3.3 A, B

NHES: 1, 3, 4, 5, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

Clean to the Core

Grade Range: Grades 4 to 8.
Duration: 60 Min.

Clean to the Core is a program designed to focus on the topic of personal hygiene. Students will learn how proper cleanliness practices can help maintain health and reduce or even prevent illness. Through interactive activities and fun experiments, this program will help students understand the importance and benefits of good personal hygiene to overall health and wellness, especially during adolescence. Students will become aware of various skills necessary to enhance their personal hygiene practices including taking care of their skin, face and hair, handwashing, cleanliness in both public places and within the home and more!

PA Standards: 10.1.A., 10.1.B., 10.1.E., 10.2.A., 10.2.B.

NHES: 1, 2, 3, 5

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

Driven 2 Distraction

Grade Range: Grades 9 to 12.
Duration: 75 Min.

This program is designed to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. Participants of this program will be given a chance to participate in a driving simulator experience. Topics include the types of distraction, distracted driving laws, and ways to reduce distracted driving.

PA Standards: 14.1.CEA, 14.4.CE.F, 14.4.CE.G, 14.6.CE.A, 14.6.CE.A, 14.6.CEF

NHES: 1, 2, 5, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Stop the Infections

Grade Range: Grades 9 to 12.
Duration: 60 Min.

Participants will learn about sexually transmitted infections (STIs) as a consequence of sexual activity. This program will focus on classifications, transmission, and signs and symptoms of some of the most prevalent STIs. Decreasing risk factors through prevention efforts will be highlighted by discussing healthy choices and the benefits of abstinence.

PA Standards: 10.1.12 A, B, E; 10.2.12 A; 11.4.12 B

NHES: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Yell & Tell

Grade Range: Grades 2 to 3.
Duration: 60 Min.

Participants learn about issues involving body-rights, in a non-threatening and engaging way. Other interactive activities reinforce personal boundaries, trusting instincts, and information involving safety rules.

PA Standards: 10.3.3 A, C

NHES: 4, 5

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Character Education / Bullying Prevention

Bullying Hurts

Grade Range: Grades 1 to 3.
Duration: 60 Min.

In this program, students will examine the negative effects of unresolved conflict, violence, bullying and stress on physical well-being. With a focus on conflict-solving skills and resiliency, students gain greater self-confidence while learning how to prevent and ultimately, overcome, bullying situations

PA Standards: 10.3.3 A, C

NHES: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

In Her Shoes

Grade Range: Grades 6 to 8.
Duration: 60-90 Min.

This program designed for girls utilizes media, music and class discussion to raise awareness about relational aggression and bullying. With a focus on respect and empathy, other topics include cyber bullying, sexting, effects of bullying, and how to rise above difficult social situations.

PA Standards: 10.1.9 A, C; 10.2.9 C, D; 10.3.9 A,C; 11.2.9 A, E, H

NHES: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

5 Men Up

Grade Range: Grades 6 to 8.
Duration: 60-90 Min.

This program that is designed for boys utilizes media, music and class discussion to raise awareness about physical aggression and bullying. With a focus on character and empathy, other topics include sexting, the skills needed to break the cycle of bullying, and feeling empowered to create change in this environment.

PA Standards: 10.1.9 A, C; 10.2.9 C, D; 10.3.9 A, C; 11.2.9 A, E, H

NHES: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

Swimming with the Sharks - Students

Grade Range: Grades 9 to 12.
Duration: 60 Min.

Students will learn how to deal with difficult people while identifying their own personal communication style. This program will focus on the elements of assertive communication and the importance of non-verbal communication. In addition, students will learn how to create a positive environment through personal and professional relationships, to better prepare for life after high school.

PA Standards: 13.1.3.F, 13.2.3.A, 13.2.5.A, 13.3.3.A, 13.3.5.B, 13.3.5.C

NHES: 2, 4, 5, 6

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Flirting or Hurting?

Grade Range: Grades 6 to 12.
Duration: 60 Min.

This interactive program helps students identify and combat the destructive behaviors that constitute sexual harassment. Students will examine key elements of this serious topic and learn that sexual harassment affects both men and women.

PA Standards: 10.3.6 E; 10.5.6 A

NHES: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Mind Matters

Grade Range: Grades 6 to 8.
Duration: 60 Min.

This program introduces the topic of "emotional intelligence" to students in a way that helps them understand what it is and why it is beneficial to learn about. Students will discover the four steps to building emotional intelligence as well as understand how to apply those steps to increase their success in social situations.

PA Standards: 10.1.6 B, D, E; 10.2.6 A, D, E; 10.3.6 C

NHES: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

The Dating Game

Grade Range: Grades 7 to 12.
Duration: 60 Min.

This program explores dating relationships by providing insightful information about the characteristics of healthy and unhealthy relationships. Other topics include dating violence and the importance of effective communication in a dating relationship.

PA Standards: 10.1.9 A

NHES: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

True Colors: I'm Special

Grade Range: Grades Kindergarten to 2.
Duration: 60 Min.

This program highlights recognition of differences, the importance of respect and understanding emotions as well as discovering the importance of self-esteem and how to increase it for overall wellness. Students are given strategies on how to be a "Bucket Filler."

PA Standards: 10.2.3 D; 10.4.3 C; 10.5.3 F; 11.2.3 C, H

NHES: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

True Colors: You Make a Difference

Grade Range: Grades 3 to 5.
Duration: 60 Min.

Students learn about basic personality traits, the need to accept and value diversity, and how to communicate emotions effectively and respectfully to develop empathy. Learning to properly resolve conflict and team-building skills are also highlighted.

PA Standards: 10.2.6 D; 10.4.6 C; 10.5.6 F; 11.2.6 C, H

NHES: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

Drug Education

Drugs: Dilemmas & Decisions

Grade Range: Grades 9 to 12.
Duration: 90 Min.

This program examines the harmful effects of substance abuse on the nervous and respiratory systems. Customize your visit by choosing two of the following substances: alcohol, cocaine, ecstasy, heroin, inhalant abuse, marijuana, medicine abuse, methamphetamine, tobacco/vaping, or synthetic drugs.

PA Standards: 10.1.9 A, D, E; 10.1.12 D, E; 10.2.9 C, D; 10.2.12 D, E

NHES: 1, 3, 4, 6, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Drugs: What’s the Big Deal?

Grade Range: Grades 6 to 8.
Duration: 75 Min.

In this program students will be provided with factual information about the harmful effects of tobacco/vaping, alcohol and marijuana on the nervous and respiratory systems.

PA Standards: 10.1.6 B, D, E; 10.1.9 A, E; 10.2.9 B, C

NHES: 1, 3, 4, 6, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

Organ Tales

Grade Range: Grades 2 to 3.
Duration: 60 Min.

Participants will discover important facts about the basic function of essential organs of the body. The impacts of caffeine, alcohol, and tobacco/vaping on the organs are emphasized. S.T.E.M. Extension available for this program.

S.T.E.M. Extension

PA Standards: 10.1.3 B, D; 10.2.3 B

NHES: 1, 2, 5, 6, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

Clear the Air

Grade Range: Grades 6 to 12.
Duration: 60 Min.

Clear the Air is a program focusing on the youth vaping epidemic. This program is designed to increase awareness of electronic nicotine delivery systems (E.N.D.S.), their dangerous link to combustible cigarettes, and the harmful effects of nicotine on the body.

PA Standards: 10.1.12.A., 10.1.12.B., 10.1.12.D., 10.1.12.E., 10.2.12.B., 10.2.12.C.

NHES: 1, 2, 4, 5, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Be Smart, Don't Start

Grade Range: Grades Kindergarten to 2.
Duration: 60 Min.

This program highlights some of the basic functions of the body and behaviors that are necessary to keep the body healthy. Through the use of props and activities, students will learn about the dangers of caffeine, alcohol and tobacco/vaping on the body.

PA Standards: 10.1.3 D; 10.2.3 B, C, E; 10.3.3 C

NHES: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Drugsmart

Grade Range: Grades 3 to 5.
Duration: 60 Min.

With a focus on the healthy functions of the nervous and respiratory systems, this program is designed with interactive activities for students to learn about the effects of tobacco/vaping on these two systems. The role of peer pressure in risk taking behaviors is discussed.

PA Standards: 10.1.6 B, D; 10.2.6 A, E

NHES: 1, 3, 6, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Heroin: The Wakeup Call

Grade Range: Grades 6 to 12.
Duration: 60 Min.

This program is designed to increase awareness about the local and national opioid epidemic. Students will learn factual information about the dangerous effects of heroin and other opioids on the body and how the abuse of prescription pain medication can lead to heroin abuse.

PA Standards: 10.1.6 B, D, E; 10.1.9 A, E; 10.2.9 B, C

NHES: 1, 3, 4, 6, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

Huffin' 'N' Puffin'

Grade Range: Grades 4 to 5.
Duration: 60 Min.

This program focuses on the dangers of tobacco/vaping and inhalant abuse. Students will be engaged while learning about the effects of drug abuse on the nervous and respiratory systems.

PA Standards: 10.1.6 B, D, E; 10.2.6 E

NHES: 1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus

General Health

Cells to Systems

Grade Range: Grades 4 to 8.
Duration: 60-75 Min.

This program leads participants on a journey through the cells and systems of the body. Customize this program by choosing two of the following body systems: Circulatory, Digestive, Endocrine, Immune, Muscular, Nervous, Respiratory, or Skeletal. S.T.E.M. Extension available for this program.

S.T.E.M. Extension

PA Standards: 10.1.6 B, E; 10.1.9 B, E; 10.2.6 A

NHES: 1, 6, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus

Inside Story

Grade Range: Grades Pre-K to 1.
Duration: Pre K: 45 Min. | K - 1: 60 Min.

Students will take an “inside” look at the human body: bones, muscles, and organs. Engaging activities will help students focus on the importance of good nutrition, physical activity, rest and cleanliness.

PA Standards: 10.1.3 B, C, E; 10.2.3 A, B; 10.4.3 C

NHES: 1, 5, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

My Healthy Body

Grade Range: Grades 1 to 3.
Duration: 60 Min.

In this program, students will be introduced to parts of the amazing human body, such as bones, muscles and organs. Through interactive activities students will learn about the importance of good nutrition, physical activity, rest and cleanliness.

PA Standards: 10.1.3 B, C, E; 10.2.3 A, B; 10.4.3 B, C

NHES: 1, 5, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Sensational

Grade Range: Grades Kindergarten to 3.
Duration: 60 Min.

Students will explore the five senses in this "sense-ational" program. Interactive activities will help students learn how the senses work, how they protect us and how we can protect them. S.T.E.M. Extension available for this program.

S.T.E.M. Extension

PA Standards: 10.1.2 A, B

NHES: 1, 5, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

CyberWise - Elementary School

Grade Range: Grades 4 to 5.
Duration: 60 Min.

In this program, the terms technology and digital citizenship are introduced in an age appropriate manner. The "three C's" (appropriate content, conduct and contact) of being a good digital citizen are emphasized. Students will learn that all digital activity is public and permanent, and that they should thoroughly self-reflect before they self-reveal.

PA Standards: 3.4.5 A1, A3; 3.4.5 B1, B3, B4; 3.4.5 E4

NHES: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

CyberWise - Middle School

Grade Range: Grades 6 to 8.
Duration: 60 Min.

Responsible digital citizenship is the main focus of this program. This is taught through the "three C's" of being a good digital citizen which include appropriate content, conduct and contact. Students will learn that all digital activity is public and permanent and can have a lasting impact on a person's life. Finally, the principles of engaging positively, knowing one's online world and choosing conciously are discussed.

PA Standards: 3.4.7 B1; 3.4.8 A1, A3, 3.4.8 B3, B4; 3.4.8 E4

NHES: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

CyberWise - High School

Grade Range: Grades 9 to 12.
Duration: 60 Min.

The focus of this program is digital citizenship as the appropriate and effective use of technology in order to engage in society. Emphasis is placed on the "three C's" of good digital citizenship which include appropriate content, conduct and contact. The everlasting nature and potential consequences of digital actions will be highlighted. Finally, the principles of engaging positively, knowing one's online world and choosing conciously are discussed.

PA Standards: 3.4.12 A, B, C, D, E

NHES: 1, 2,3, 4, 5

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

Incredible Machine

Grade Range: Grades 3 to 5.
Duration: 60 Min.

This program leads students on a journey through the cells, tissues and organs of the circulatory and respiratory systems. Through fun activities, students will review the basic function of the heart and lungs.

PA Standards: 10.1.6 B

NHES: 1, 6, 7

Delivery Platform: On-site, Webcast

Oral Health

Great Whites

Grade Range: Grades Kindergarten to 3.
Duration: 60 Min.

Smiles abound in this program that focuses on the importance of oral health. Interactive activities reinforce fun facts about teeth, proper brushing and flossing techniques, and healthy versus unhealthy foods and drinks for teeth. S.T.E.M. Extension available for this program.

S.T.E.M. Extension

PA Standards: 10.1.3 A, E; 10.2.3 A, B

NHES: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

Tuff Tooth

Grade Range: Grades Pre-K to Kindergarten.
Duration: 45 Min.

In this program students will learn about proper oral care including brushing and flossing. Fun activities will relate healthy food and drink choices to oral health and help take the fear out of going to the dentist.

PA Standards: 10.1.3 C, E; 10.2.3 A, B

NHES: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Mighty Mouth

Grade Range: Grades 4 to 6.
Duration: 60 Min.

A healthy smile goes a long way! In this program, students will be reminded of healthy oral hygiene habits through the discovery of how personal decisions about foods, drinks and drug use can affect their ability to keep a clean appearance and a healthy body.

PA Standards: 10.1.6 C, D, E; 10.2.6 A; 10.3.6 D; 11.3.6 A

NHES: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Human Growth & Development

Risky Business

Grade Range: Grades 9 to 12.
Duration: 90 Min.

In this program, students will review the human reproductive systems. Discussions will involve possible consequences of sexual involvement including conception, fetal development, the birthing process and sexually transmitted infections. The importance of healthy decision making is also highlighted.

PA Standards: 10.1.9 A, E; 10.1.12 A, E; 10.2.9 D; 10.2.12 D

NHES: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Teen Talk

Grade Range: Grades 7 to 8.
Duration: 75 Min.

This program focuses on the issues of puberty and teenage sexuality, including responsibility and consequences of sexual activity. Abstinence-based discussions include relationship building and personal responsibilities. Students will be led through a discussion on clear communication skills.

PA Standards: 10.1.9 A, E; 10.2.9 C, D

NHES: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Grow & Know

Grade Range: Grades 4 to 6.
Duration: 75 Min.

This is a one-session program focusing on the adolescene stage of human development. Students will learn about the major events of puberty including social and emotional changes, and the natural physical changes of the body focusing on the human reproductive systems in an age-appropriate manner. The importance of healthy hygiene habits will also be emphasized in this program.

PA Standards: 10.1.6 A, B

NHES: 1, 2, 3, 5, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

Grow & Know Plus (TWO-PART PROGRAM)

Grade Range: Grades 4 to 6.
Duration: Two 60 Min. Sessions

This is a two-session program focusing on the adolescence stage of human development. In Session 1, students will learn about the major events of puberty including growth spurts, body composition changes, organ system changes, voice changes, hair growth and emotional changes. The importance of healthy hygiene habits will also be emphasized. In Session 2, students will learn about the natural physical changes of the body focusing on the human reproductive system in an age-appropriate manner.

PA Standards: 10.1.6 A, B

NHES: 1, 2, 3, 5, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Uniquely You

Grade Range: Grades 3 to 4.
Duration: 60 Min.

With a focus on the childhood stage of human development, in this program students will discover learned behaviors important to overall health including an emphasis on the responsibility of hygiene and cleanliness habits. Other program topics include genes as a unit of heredity and basic dominant versus recessive traits.

PA Standards: 10.1.3 A; 10.2.3 B

NHES: 1

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Nutrition & Fitness

Balancing Act

Grade Range: Grades 9 to 12.
Duration: 90 Min.

In this innovative program, participants learn how to make healthy lifestyle choices. Topics include nutritional needs, the importance of reducing the risk for heart disease and other chronic conditions, as well as stress management.

PA Standards: 10.1.9 A, C, D, E; 10.1.12 A, B, C; 10.2.9 B, C, D; 10.2.12 B, C, D; 10.3 12 D; 10.4.9 A, B, C, D, E; 10.4.12 A, B, C, D, E

NHES: 1, 2, 3, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Nourish to Flourish

Grade Range: Grades 6 to 8.
Duration: 75 Min.

The focus of this interactive program is on having a balanced approach to overall wellness. Participants will be guided through a discussion on factors, like body image and important dietary guidelines, that impact healthy nutritional choices.

PA Standards: 10.1.6 C, E; 10.1.9 C; 10.2.6 B; 10.2.9 B, C; 10.4.6 B; 10.4.9 B

NHES: 1, 2, 3, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Fueling My Special Body

Grade Range: Grades 2 to 3.
Duration: 60 Min.

This program helps to build the connection between nutrition, MyPlate, and good health for students. With a focus on the basic function of the major organs of the digestive system, students learn how the body processes and uses food. S.T.E.M. Extension available for this program.

S.T.E.M. Extension

PA Standards: 10.1.3 B, C; 10.2.3 B

NHES: 1, 5, 6, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

Healthy Hearts

Grade Range: Grades 4 to 6.
Duration: 60 Min.

This program explores how the body benefits from physical activity. Students learn how exercise strengthens the heart, lungs, bones, muscles and other body systems. Through active participation, students will learn about the components of physical fitness.

PA Standards: 10.1.6 B; 10.4.6 A, B, C, D; 10.5.6 D

NHES: 1, 3, 5, 6, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

Fuel for Thought

Grade Range: Grades 4 to 6.
Duration: 60 Min.

In this program students will explore healthy food and drink choices by investigating the "who, what, when, where, why, and how” of good nutrition. Through fun and engaging activities, this program highlights the essential nutrients.

PA Standards: 10.1.6 C; 10.2.6 B

NHES: 1, 2, 5, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site, Webcast

Eating on the Run - Students

Grade Range: Grades 9 to 12.
Duration: 60 Min.

We are living in a fast food society. Learn how to make healthy choices at home or when dining out. This program discusses basic nutrition and how to read a food label, while providing tips for preparing and eating healthy meals and snacks.

PA Standards: 10.1.9 A, C, E; 10.1.12 A, B, C, E; 10.2.9 B, C, D, E; 10.2.12 A, B, C, D, E; 10.4.9 B

NHES: 1, 2, 4, 5

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Sugar Shockers - Students

Grade Range: Grades 9 to 12.
Duration: 60 Min.

This program demonstrates the prominent role that sugar plays in our food culture. Students will learn how to measure and convert the grams and teaspoons of sugar in popular sugar-sweetened snacks and beverages.

PA Standards: 10.1.9 A, C, D, E; 10.1.12 A, B C; 10.2.9 B, C, D; 10.2.12 B, C, D; 10.3.12 D; 10.4.9 A, B, C, D, E;10.4.12 A, B, C, D, E

NHES: 1, 2, 5, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Science

Blood at the Scene (Circulatory & Respiratory Systems)

Grade Range: Grades 4 to 6.
Duration: 120 Min.

"Dynamic forensic-based program designed to enhance the knowledge of human body systems. Students will utilize crime scene investigative techniques to solve mysteries designed by our educators. Each individual program focuses on specific body systems, along with instructor-guided hands-on activities that all lead to "Whodunit".

There has been a break-in, and one suspect was captured but another got away. There was an eye witness and incriminating evidence was left on broken glass. Through interviews and analysis, the criminal will be identified.

PA Standards: 1.2.5 A; 1.6.5 A, D, E; 2.5.5 A; 3.1.4 A, E; 3.2.4 A, B, C, D; 3.3.4 A, B; 3.4.4A; 10.1.6 B, E; 10.2.6 A

NHES: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus

Crime Makes Me Nervous (Nervous System & Substance Use)

Grade Range: Grades 4 to 6.
Duration: 120 Min.

"Dynamic forensic-based program designed to enhance the knowledge of human body systems. Students will utilize crime scene investigative techniques to solve mysteries designed by our educators. Each individual program focuses on specific body systems, along with instructor-guided hands-on activities that all lead to "Whodunit".

There has been a death, and foul play is suspected. Drugs were found at the scene. Could they have played a role? Where did they come from? Using investigative skills and analysis, the culprit is revealed.

PA Standards: 1.2.5 A; 1.6.5 A, D, E; 2.3.5 B, C; 2.5.5 A; 3.1.4 A, C, E; 3.2.4 A, B, C, D; 3.3.4 B; 3.4.4 A; 10.1.6 B, E; 10.1.9 E; 10.2.6 A

NHES: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus

Digest This (Digestive System & Genetics)

Grade Range: Grades 4 to 6.
Duration: 120 Min.

"Dynamic forensic-based program designed to enhance the knowledge of human body systems. Students will utilize crime scene investigative techniques to solve mysteries designed by our educators. Each individual program focuses on specific body systems, along with instructor-guided hands-on activities that all lead to "Whodunit".

Help solve a cold case using evidence and new techniques. Learn about DNA and other tools used to identify the suspect and close this case once and for all.

PA Standards: 1.2.5 A; 1.6.5 A, D, E; 2.5.5 A; 3.1.4 A, B, E; 3.2.4 A, B, C, D; 3.3.4 A, B, D; 10.1.6B; 10.2.6 A

NHES: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus

Skeleton in the Closet (Muscular & Skeletal Systems)

Grade Range: Grades 4 to 6.
Duration: 120 Min.

"Dynamic forensic-based program designed to enhance the knowledge of human body systems. Students will utilize crime scene investigative techniques to solve mysteries designed by our educators. Each individual program focuses on specific body systems, along with instructor-guided hands-on activities that all lead to "Whodunit".

Study bone remains found at the Byrnes Health Education Center. Read all about the possible victims, and measure and analyze the clues to solve the mystery. Just who is it and how did they wind up at the Byrnes Health Education Center?

PA Standards: 1.2.5 A; 1.6.5 A, D, E; 2.2.5 D, E; 2.3.5 B, C, D, E; 2.5.5 A; 3.1.4 A, B, C; 3.2.4 A, B, C, D; 3.3.4 B; 10.1.6 B; 10.2.6 A

NHES: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus

Skin Deep (Integumentary & Digestive System)

Grade Range: Grades 4 to 6.
Duration: 120 Min.

"Dynamic forensic-based program designed to enhance the knowledge of human body systems. Students will utilize crime scene investigative techniques to solve mysteries designed by our educators. Each individual program focuses on specific body systems, along with instructor-guided hands-on activities that all lead to "Whodunit".

The criminal managed to escape, for now, but they left behind important evidence. Students will need to study fingerprints and a blood spattered t-shirt to help us bring this person to justice.

PA Standards: 1.2.5 A; 1.6.5 A, D, E; 2.5.5 A; 3.1.4 A, C; 3.2.4 A, B, C, D; 3.3.4 B; 10.1.6 B; 10.2.6 A

NHES: 1, 3, 4, 5, 6

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus

Mental Health

Breaking the Silence - Elementary School

Grade Range: Grades 4 to 5.
Duration: 60 Min.

Designed to increase awareness about mental illnesses, the information in this program emphasizes replacing stigmas with compassion. Through factual information and interactive activities, students will learn about the prevalence of common mental illnesses, and the basic signs and symptoms.

Topics include stigma and anxiety disorders like phobias and depression.

PA Standards: 10.1.3 E; 10.2.3 C, E; 10.3.3 C

NHES: 2, 3, 4, 7, 8

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Breaking the Silence - Middle School

Grade Range: Grades 6 to 8.
Duration: 60 Min.

Designed to increase awareness about mental illnesses, the information in this program emphasizes replacing stigmas with compassion. Through factual information and interactive activities, students will learn about the prevalence of common mental illnesses, and the basic signs and symptoms.

Topics include stigma, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder and depression.

PA Standards: 10.1.6 E; 10.2.6 C, E; 10.3.6 C

NHES: 2, 3, 4, 7, 8

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Breaking the Silence - High School

Grade Range: Grades 9 to 12.
Duration: 60 Min.

Designed to increase awareness about mental illnesses, the information in this program emphasizes replacing stigmas with compassion. Through factual information and interactive activities, students will learn about the prevalence of common mental illnesses, and the basic signs and symptoms.

Topics include stigma, depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia.

PA Standards: 10.1.9 E; 10.2.9 C, E; 10.3.9 C

NHES: 2, 3, 4, 7, 8

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site

Suspending Stress - Students

Grade Range: Grades 9 to 12.
Duration: 60 Min.

This program will define stress and help to identify the effect stress has on the body. Participants will learn practical and proven techniques to calm the mind and body.

PA Standards: 10.1.9 E; 10.1.12 B, C, D, E; 10.2.9 D; 10.2.12 C. D, E; 10.3.9 C; 10.3.12 D; 10.4.9 B, F; 10.4.12 B, D

NHES: 1, 2, 4, 7

Delivery Platform: BHEC Campus, On-site