Hydration: essential to the human body

Discover our free educational resources for elementary cycle 1, which meet several pedagogical objectives of the Québec Education Program. Among other things, they will help you deepen, in a fun and lively way, students’ knowledge of the human body’s physical needs, such as food and hydration.
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L'hydratation essentiel au corps humain

A companion guide for teachers

A companion guide has been designed to help you conduct the various activities. For each one, you will find:

  • The educational aim
  • The broad area of learning and features targeted
  • The subject areas and competencies required
  • The essential knowledges targeted
Companion Guide for Teachers

Educational video 

The Hydration: Essential to the Human Body video helps students understand the concept of hydration and its importance to the human body. This video, which lasts about two minutes, is sure to grab your students’ attention!


    The activities that go along with the video are a great way to consolidate the material covered while having fun!

    • Knowledge activation activity – Do you remember?
    • Search and find – An ocean of hydrating foods
    • Guessing game – I hydrate! Who am I?
    • Creative project – Water’s journey

    The proposed activities are turnkey thanks to the use of the Genially platform. In just one click, you can access fun and interactive content to use with your group. 

    Genially - Cycle 1 Activities

    Genially - Cycle 1 Activities
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    Student Guide

    All of the material was designed in collaboration with elementary cycle 1 teachers.

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