At School

At School

From school to home, access activities that reinforce what students learn in the classroom and help bring home the importance of achieving energy balance for life!

In the classroom or on the field – get started right here with standards-based lessons and hands-on activities to being Energy Balances to life for your students.

Energy Balance Pre-K

Aligned to key national standards, our Pre-K program teaches children the importance of active, healthy lifestyles from the start.

All of the Together Counts program’s resources – including Energy Balance lesson plans, family activities, and more – are also available in Spanish!

Too many children are at risk for serious diseases at an early age. They need resources and leadership to balance the energy they consume and the energy they expend. Energy Balance 101 is based on that foundation.
Mark Alexander, PhD - 100 Black Men of America, Inc.

Meet the food and nutrition scientists who contribute to healthy diets and love what they do!

FREE Curriculum

Download lesson plans to reinforce the importance of healthy, active lifestyles in and out of the classroom!

“Our students are moving more and feeling more confident. They take home what they learned about Energy Balance and share it with their families. These lessons and activities are great!”

Sara Cole
Pre K-5th Grade Teacher

Win for Your School

Healthy Playground Makeover Sweepstakes »

Enter every day for your chance to win a $30,000 grant and a new playground. Anyone in the community can enter on behalf of your school. Now open to preschools, too! Note: This year's sweepstakes is now closed. Check back in the spring for winner announcements.

Smart From The Start Awards »

Share your vision for promoting active, healthy lifestyles in your preschool or Head Start Center and you could win up to $20,000 and a prize pack of books! Note: This year's awards are closed. Check back in the spring for the winner announcements.

Meet our past winners and be
inspired by how they Energy
Balanced their classrooms and
school communities. If they can
do it, you can too!

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From School to Home

Monthly activities are designed to help students apply what they learn in the classroom to their lives at home. Begin these activity sheets together at school and then encourage students to continue them with their families.
Activity Sheet »
New! EB101: Enrichment Zone »

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Four cool tools to teach key Energy Balance concepts.

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