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Study the nutrition of elderly people and how it helps them to remain independent and healthy. Learners investigative the nutrition concerns of the elderly. MyPlate, vitamine requirements and sensory changes in the elderly are discussed. Note: The lesson would be great for 12th graders thinking about working as a CNA.
Which vitamins should be ingested daily for maximum nutrition? Learners with ispecial needs or those who are pregnant focused on television and magazines advertisements that are used to sell food products. They conduct experiments and write analysis essays on their findings.
Fourth graders identify food groups, foods that fit into those groups, and look at the nutritional value of each food group. They also discover how to interpret and understand food labels. The whole class makes some burgers and fries, and puts all of the food (and condiments used) into the proper food groups to see if they are having a balanced meal. A tasty and thought-provoking lesson!
Students discuss and complete activities to further their knowledge about nutrition in their diet. In this nutrition instructional activity, students discuss their diets and the amount of vegetables and fruits they are consuming daily. Students define foods that help them grow and complete a relay activity for the topic. Students discuss food preparation and then complete a taste test for smoothies. Students also discuss the origin of fruits in tropical smoothies.
Take a look at this nutrition lesson which is specifically geared for high school competitive athletes. This is a comprehensive lesson and is worth perusing if you are serious about having your athletes understand how important food is to their performance levels. It's not just about training the body physically, because if they don't eat properly they are more than likely going to run out of energy before the end of the game. It's important for them to know how the different types of foods affects their ability to have sustained performance in their sports.
Students explore food. In this nutrition lesson, students investigate multiple facets of healthy eating and how the fast food industry impacts our society. They will participate in class discussions, read from their text-book, and watch a fast food documentary. This lesson includes assignments for a persuasive essay and a class debate, resource links for research, and worksheets.
Students discover the importance of nutrients and how our body needs them for growth, energy and health. In this nutrition lesson, students work in small groups to research a nutrient online. Each group will create a nutrient report using Microsoft Word. They will then create a 2 page power point presentation displaying information on the nutrient. All groups' powerpoint presentations will be combined to show a presentation of all 6 major nutrients.
Students explore healthy nutrition. In this cross curriculum nutrition and fractions lesson, students create a daily menu by selecting foods from a worksheet and combining these foods into a daily menu. Students calculate how much of each food they will need to eat to meet the "MyPyramid for Kids" daily nutrition recommendations. Students write lyrics for a healthy food rap song.