Health Jobs For Me. A board game full of jobs that keep kids healthy!. Instructions:. Hand out board, die, and tokens. Students decide who will have what token. Go in order of token (person with token 1 goes first). Teacher shows question for token 1 players.
The dentist recommends that you
use a toothbrush, toothpaste, and
floss to keep your teeth healthy
and pearly white.
X-ray technologists are exposed to
harmful radiation every time they
take an x-ray. The vest blocks the
rays from entering the body.
The foot does not belong because
it is not on your face. Podiatrists
treat feet problems like heel spurs
and ingrown toe nails.
A stethoscope is a tool that makes
the heartbeat sound louder. A
nurse listens to the heart to make
sure it is healthy.
D. 2 – 1 – 3
A pediatrician follows a
person’s growth from when
they are a baby until the
late teens. They make sure
children are growing at the
right speed and are able to
help them if they are not.
Joe’s mother bought his pills from the pharmacist. A pharmacist measures the correct number of pills for people when they need medicine.
Eye charts, eye drops, and
glasses are used by optometrists.
Optometrists study the eye, but
they do not use the eye as a
A. flip the light switch.
B. dress yourself.
Occupational therapists help
patients relearn daily tasks after
they are sick with an injury or
disease. The tasks include
brushing your teeth, climbing
stairs, cooking, or driving.
A dietitian studies all the foods that
are good for you. They make plans
to help you eat healthy. They promote
eating fruits, vegetables, grains, dairy,
and protein every day.
An ambulance is ready to
handle emergencies. If you get
hurt, a paramedic drives you to
a hospital in an ambulance.
I create your pulse.
I hide behind your rib cage.
I help your blood move in your body.
What am I?
A. Your finger
B. Your tongue
C. Your lungs
D. Your heart
The heart is in charge of pumping
blood through the body. A
cardiologist makes sure the heart
There are eight 2 of hearts and six 5
of hearts. Recreational therapists
find activities for people to enjoy.
The activity could be card games,
basketball, sewing, or crafts.
A. Surgeon and scalpel
B. Dentist and floss
C. Athletic Trainer and hammer
D. Dietician and food pyramid
Athletic trainers help protect
athletes from getting hurt and
help athletes get better if
they are hurt. They use athletic
tape to wrap ankles to prevent
them from moving.
Moms and dads pass down many
traits to their children like eye
color. Genetic counselors
study traits and illnesses that
are passed from a parent to
A. Laboratory Technician
Laboratory technicians test blood
and other body substances in test
tubes. They wear lab coats and use
Music therapists use music as a
way to counsel people with
disabilities or illnesses. They use
guitars, drums, and their voices
to help people.
Speech-language pathologists treat
people with speech, language, and
voice disorders. They also help
people who have trouble swallowing
Bacteria causes sickness in
people. An epidemiologist
wants to know why and how a
disease spreads to stop people
from getting sick.
If you have tired muscles, you should
visit a massage therapist. Massage
therapists ease muscle pain and help
muscles relax by rubbing them.
Medical assistants help care
for patients by checking their
vital signs such as breathing
rate, pulse, and temperature.
They carry out routine
treatments, do lab tests, and
keep office records.
A scalpel is a small, sharp blade
used in surgery. Surgeons use
many different instruments
during surgery to help them
Respiratory therapists help people
with breathing problems. They are
interested in knowing the amount of
oxygen a patient is inhaling.
A. Sun tanning
A variety of different treatments are
used to battle cancer like radiation,
chemotherapy, and bone marrow
transplants. Oncologists decide
which treatment will work best for
A tall person needs a longer
jump rope. Physical therapists
use jump ropes to help people
become strong if they are ill or
If you have a rash, you should visit
the dermatologist. Dermatologists
treat the skin which is the largest
organ in the human body.
Did you know that dental
hygienists clean your teeth? They
also teach you how to brush and
floss correctly. At the end of
your dental visit, they send you
home with a brand new
Neurologists study the human
brain, spinal cord, nerves, and
muscles. They make sure the
brain is sending and receiving
Health educators want kids to
exercise (increasing your
heart rate) in order to be
healthy. They teach kids
different ways to stay active.
People can be allergic to many
different things like animals or
plants. Allergists find out what you
are allergic to so they can give you
medicine to stop your sneezing.
Radiologists are doctors who
study the inside of your body.
They can look at an x-ray and
find breaks in bones. They also
see tissues and tendons in your
Bones, muscles, and nerves make up
your body. If your back hurts, it
could be because one these is not in
the correct place. A chiropractor
can help line everything up.
To make sure you sleep through
surgery, an anesthesiologist gives you
special medicine. They also check
your heart rate and breathing
C. An ultrasound technician
Before you were born, an ultrasound
technician took a picture of you.
They use sound waves and echoes to
take pictures through the skin.
C. Lemonade stand
Grants are given to hospitals to help
pay for projects. Hospital
administrators are in charge of getting
grant money for their hospital. They
have to have good people skills and be
able to write well.
If a person in an accident gets
injured, they might have to visit a
plastic surgeon. Plastic surgeons
perform reconstructive or
rebuilding surgery to help
patients look better.
D. An orthoses or prostheses
Orthotic and prosthetic specialists
design, build, and fit orthopedic
braces, surgical supports, and
artificial limbs like a leg or arm.
The nurse takes your temperature. If
your temperature is over 98.6
degrees Fahrenheit, you have a fever.
A fever is the body’s way of telling
you that you are sick.
When you visit a optometrist,
you stand 20 feet away from the
eye chart (top number). The
bottom number is determined by
how far down you can read on
the chart. The optometrist uses
glasses and/or contacts to make
your vision 20/20.
Massage oil and rollers help the
massage therapist ease body
tension. Sometimes massage
therapists use lights and music
to relax their client.
When you are bone, you have
350 bones in your body. As you
grow up, your bones fuse
technicians use x-rays to view
A cardiologist wants your heart rate
to stay within the average for your
age group. If your heart rate is too
low or too high, you might be sick.
Carrots, broccoli, and eggplant
are vegetables, but tomatoes
are a fruit. Dietitians want you
to eat as many different colored
vegetables as possible.
Athletic trainers have different
techniques (ways) to wrap injuries
depending on the body part. They
can wrap ankles, wrists, fingers,
knees, and other body parts.
Bobbi Rae has an appointment with an occupational therapist at 9:15 AM. The appointment should last one hour and ten minutes. What time will she be done?
Occupational therapists meet
with patients to help them
relearn everyday tasks. Can you
imagine not being able to brush
your own teeth? An occupational
therapists teaches people this
Plaque is tiny bacteria that attaches
to your teeth and causes cavities.
The dental hygienist will remove the
plaque by cleaning your teeth.
Epidemiologists want to know if the
community is healthy. If an outbreak
occurs, they want to know who,
what, where, when, and why so they
can prevent another outbreak.
D. 21 years old
Pediatricians have enough training to
help people until they are 21 years
old. When people are older than 21,
they need to visit a physician who
Podiatrists want people to wear
shoes that are big enough and
provide good support. The wrong
size shoe can cause major feet
Oxygen and sugar combine in the
body to form energy. When you
use your energy (burn energy),
carbon dioxide is formed. Your
body does not need carbon
dioxide, so you exhale it.
Respiratory therapists make
sure that people exhale carbon
In the 20th century, communities
started adding fluoride to their
water system. Now, every time
you drink a glass of water from
your sink you’re drinking fluoride.
Fluoride helps your teeth become
and stay strong which makes your
Health educators teach clients
about health issues like smoking,
exercise, and eating healthy. If
you want to learn about frogs,
talk to your science teacher.
Pharmacists want you to take all of
your medicine. If you don’t, you
could build up an immunity to the
medicine. So next time you take the
medicine, it won’t heal you.
Paramedics are dispatched after
someone calls 911 with an emergency.
It is very important that you only
call 911 if it is an emergency.
medication that makes patients
sleep through surgery. They use
syringes and gas masks to get
the medicine into the blood
The first week of therapy Jack does 5 knee exercises. Week two he does 10 and week three he does 15. How many exercises should he do week four?
Physical therapists help patients
build endurance and strong
muscles by slowing increasing
the number of exercises.
They recommend that their
clients stretch to avoid injury.
Surgeons need to scrub their hands
with warm water and soap to remove
bacteria and germs. If they do not
scrub, the patient could become sick
with an infection.
Laboratory technicians use a
variety of instruments to
conduct experiments and lab
tests. They use microscopes,
test tubes, and beakers. Lab
techs wear shoes, but the shoes
do not change test results!
B. Plants and animals
Most allergies are caused by
plants and animals, but people
can be allergic to almost
anything. Pollen and animal fur
can cause respiratory (lung)
allergies. Allergists conduct
tests to find out what you are
B. 135 lbs; 142 – 7 = 135
Weight is on a patient’s chart.
Medical assistants weigh
patients when they visit the
doctor. It is important to know
weight gain or loss because it
can affect a person’s health.
An audiologist is a doctor
who studies ear problems.
They test how well a person
can hear using sounds.
Music therapists teach their clients
about music so that the client can
write their own songs. This type of
therapy is very relaxing and fun.
Ultrasound technicians use sound
waves and echoes to take pictures
of the inside of your body. They can
look and see if you have problems
with your organs.
Did you know that English is the
most widely spoken language in the
world? Speech-language pathologists
help clients learn to speak
Parents pass their traits onto their
children through genes. Genetic
counselors study the pattern of
genes between parents and children.
D. All of the above
Cooking, coloring, and hop-scotch
are great recreational activities.
Recreational therapists try to find
activities for clients to enjoy.
$1 + $1 + $1 + $.50 + $.50 = $4.00
Hospital administrators work
to fund hospitals. They also
help the hospital run smoothly.
They are organizers, leaders,
and good communicators.
Your femur is the longest,
strongest, and heaviest bone
in your body. A radiologist
must know every bone in
the body and how they are
Dermatologists help people who have
hair, skin, or nail problems. They
can prescribe medication to help the
The brain is split into two
hemispheres. Your left
hemisphere controls logic like
math and science. Your right
hemisphere controls creativity
like music and art. Neurologists
study how the two hemispheres
D. None of the above
Plastic surgeons can do
reconstructive surgery on lips,
noses, ears, and many other
body parts. They usually do
reconstructive surgery after
someone gets hurt.
A benign tumor means that there is
no cancer. If the tumor is
malignant, it has cancer. Oncologists
study tumors to tell if they are
cancerous or not.
Chiropractors adjust a patient’s
spine by applying pressure with
their hands. They want to
make sure your body is in line.