Suzanne Horsley

Suzanne is a PreK- 5 Wellness teacher at Hopewell Valley Regional School District. She has been teaching for over 25 years and is the 2019 recipient of the NJ Society of Health and Physical Educators (NJSHAPE) Teacher of the Year. In addition to her teaching responsibilities, she serves on many committees in the district and is a blended and personalized learning instructional coach for district faculty. Outside of school, Suzanne enjoys running, hiking, reading and spending time with her family.

Lesson Plans

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Grades 6-8
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How's Your Atmosphere?

In this lesson, students discuss what they know about air quality, play a game to facilitate understanding of air quality, and create an action plan to inspire solutions in their community.

Topics: Air Pollution, Environmental Justice, Public Health
Subjects: Earth and Space Sciences, Health, Justice, Science
Topics: Air Pollution, Environmental Justice, Public Health
Types: Data, Interactive Media, Lesson Plan
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Grades 9-10
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Air Quality, Health, and Justice

This lesson introduces the connections between air quality and environmental justice.

Topics: Public Health, Social Justice
Subjects: Health, Justice
Topics: Public Health, Social Justice
Types: Data, Interactive Media, Lesson Plan
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Grades 3-4
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Catch Your Breath

This lesson builds on students’ understanding of the cardiorespiratory system, showcases how climate change impacts cardiorespiratory health, and concludes with students exploring ways they can expand their actionable responses to climate change.

Topics: Body Systems, Citizenship, Movement & Play
Subjects: Civics, Health, Social Studies
Topics: Body Systems, Citizenship, Movement & Play
Types: Lesson Plan
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Grades K-2
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Take It to the Forest

This lesson introduces students to the relationship between health and climate change through play and movement.

Topics: Climate Change, Movement & Play
Subjects: Earth and Space Sciences, English Language Arts, Health, Science
Topics: Climate Change, Movement & Play
Types: Lesson Plan
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Grades K-2
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Take It to the Forest

This lesson introduces students to the relationship between health and climate change through play and movement.

Topics: Climate Change, Movement & Play
Subjects: Earth and Space Sciences, Health, Science
Topics: Climate Change, Movement & Play
Types: Lesson Plan