Dieting Teacher Resources
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Diets and Influence on Food Choice
From start to finish, this is a truly excellent lesson plan addressing the epidemic of diet-related disease in the United States. Learners begin with a reading excerpt of detailed information on trends in the American diet and the variety of influences that affect food choice.
9th - 12th Health 141 Views 145 Downloads
New Review Plant Parts Salad
How are vegetables beneficial to a healthy diet? Have kids examine different types of vegetables, such as zucchini, broccoli, and carrots, and determine which parts of the plant they represent. Then, they taste the vegetables as a class. Yum!
1st Health 10 Views 5 Downloads
What Am I Missing?
Discuss nutrition and identify components of a healthy diet, view a Food Guide Pyramid, and create a Personal Food Pyramid, listing all foods eaten in the past 24 hours. Compare food lists with the standard Food Guide and determine where dietary changes need to be made.
K - 8th Health 40 Views 207 Downloads
Does Your Diet Stack Up?
An interesting way to learn about dietary requirements, this resource prompts learners to look at what someone in the U.S. eats and compare it to what someone in South America eats. They discuss the social, religious, psychological, emotional and cultural elements that guide decisions on what we eat.
5th - 10th Health 11 Views 97 Downloads
Regular Coke vs. Diet Coke: Which is Denser?
Learners define the terms "mass," "volume," and "density." The relationship between these three terms is established. They observe the differences between Regular and Diet Coke. They develop an hypotheses about why a can of Regular Coke sinks and a can of Diet Coke floats.
7th - 12th Math 3 Views 23 Downloads
My Food Record
Young scholars assess their eating and exercise behaviors by keeping three-day food intake and exercise record. Students compare their food records to My Pyramid recommendations, identify at least two changes that would make their diets more heart healthy, and suggest at least two changes to classmate that would make his/her diet more heart healthy.
K - 5th Health 3 Views 11 Downloads
A highly informative presentation focuses on healthy diets, food facts, the food pyramid, and healthy eating myths. There is a lot of great information in this PowerPoint, and a really fun interactive component. Perfect for your upper elementary pupils.
4th - 6th Health 36 Views 84 Downloads
What can your class learn from a skull? With proper facilitation, they can learn about diet, physical adaptations, special differences, and even the environment. Pupils will examine a series of mammal skulls and pelts to help them understand why different mammals have adapted similar, yet varied, traits based on environmental factors.
3rd - 6th Science 4 Views 23 Downloads
A Healthy Diet is a Balancing Act
It's important to teach kids how to have a balanced diet. They are provided with six different meals, they fill in the blanks to complete each one to make it balanced. The answers could be anything and the meals offered don't seem very healthy.
5th Health 5 Views 10 Downloads
Eating a Balanced Diet
A perky presentation provides an overview of what comprises a balanced diet. Viewers discover why water is vital to our health, what the macro-nutrients are and what they provide, and how calcium is important to bones and teeth. The information is uncomplicated, making this most appropriate for a health lesson with upper elementary learners.
4th - 6th Health 25 Views 9 Downloads
Eating a Balanced Diet
Here is a very well-constructed PowerPoint on nutrition, food groups, and a healthy diet . Not only is there clear, valuable information presented, but there is a strong interactive component as well. Pupils are asked to discuss many fine points.
2nd - 6th Health 9 Views 32 Downloads
Food & Science - How Healthy is Your Diet?
Learners experiment with various foods to determine fat and starch content. They rub jam, peanut butter, bananas, and other foods in a small circle on a piece of paper, and observe the results. If there is a high fat content in the foods, the paper will be transparent.
4th - 5th Science 9 Views 25 Downloads
Students reverse engineer a cereal. In this dietary lesson students identify the minerals that the human body needs to function. Students examine how foods are fortified by food engineers. Students find the amount of iron in a cereal by removing the iron.
3rd - 5th Science 3 Views 3 Downloads
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6th - Higher Ed Physical Education 5 Views 2 Downloads
You Are What You Eat
Students evaluate their eating habits, focusing on the ways in which one assesses whether or not his or her diet is nutritious. They work in small groups to design a menu for a healthy lunch and write a paragraph justifying their choices.
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 26 Views 188 Downloads
Eating Right with a Little Help from the VT
Students determine food groups and design a balanced menu plan. In this food pyramid lesson, students use the VisualThesaurus to write a definition of each food group and find foods in each group, then use this information to plan create a balanced diet plan for one day.
3rd - 8th Health 5 Views 1 Download