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Pupils examine their eating habits and experience analyzing data and drawing conclusions. They construct models of the molecular backbone of saturated and unsaturated fats. In addition, they examine the labels of their food, record the nutritional information, and determine the health of their diet.
Students record two consecutive days of food intake. They identify which nutrients are below 70%. They compare diet composition between protein, fats, and carbohydrates. They evaluate fat in the diet to fall below the American Cancer Society recommendation of less than 30%.
Students discuss what they believe to be a heart healthy diet. In groups, they describe how a diet high in sugar and fat affects the body. Using a computer, they put foods into the correct place in the food pyramid and discuss how moderation and variety are part of a healthy diet.
The casual language and popular topic will make this assignment all the more engaging for your middle school math class. They use Starbucks beverage sales and nutrition values to practice ratios, proportions, statistics, and probabilities. Several Common Core standards can be met by having your sixth and seventh graders complete this winning worksheet.
Fourth graders study lack of exercise and its effect on health. In this health and exercise lesson, 4th graders gather, input, interpret, and apply data about the lack of exercise on health. Students watch a PowerPoint presentation and gather height and weight data. Students use Funbrain to play measuring games. Students then record data in their journals for food and activity. Students use the fat calibrator to measure body fat and play related games at Gameskidsplay website.