Tasty or Toxic

It is startling how much certain food or candy products look similar to medicine, cleaning supplies or other dangerous chemical substances. This display educates viewers about how to avoid confusing edible products with non-edible products. Even adults will be surprised at the similarities!

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Kansas teaching standards for Tasty or Toxic

Standards for Grades K-4

  • Health Education
  • Content Standard: Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
    • Standard 1: The student will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention as related to:
      • b) Injury prevention and safety
    • Instructional Example: The teacher will describe safe behaviors and accident prevention at home, school and in the community; have students create safety posters on topics such as bicycle helmet use, using smoke detectors in the home, or stranger danger.
    • Benchmark 1: The student will demonstrate comprehension of basic concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention by identifying and describing relationships between well-being and the health-related behaviors in the content area.
  • Content Standard: Self-Management
    • Standard 3: The student will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and reduce health risks.
    • Benchmark 1: The student will identify and demonstrate healthy behaviors to reduce health risks.

Questions? Contact the Safety Division at 785/587-6150.