Healthy Eating Teacher Resources
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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 37 Views 84 Downloads
Snack Smart, Move More
What do lowfat yogurt, baby carrots, fresh fruit, and rice cakes have in common? They are all healthy snacks that can be eaten daily. Investigate healthy eating/snacking guidelines, learn how to make lowfat ice cream and practice some exercises designed to get you moving.
5th - 12th Health 17 Views 121 Downloads
What's That Food?
Get things cooking with the first lesson in this series on the science of food. Working in small groups, young scientists make and record observations about different mystery foods. These descriptions are then shared with the class and facilitate a discussion on the six basic food groups.
K - 5th Science 92 Views 65 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Writing An Article
Young writers compose an article on the benefits of healthy eating. They are coached on how to use the passive voice in their writing. On the whiteboard, they brainstorm ideas of why healthy eating is important, then use those ideas to construct their articles.
4th - 8th Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads
Blast Off with Healthy Eating
Learners explore healthy eating. In this healthy eating lesson, students discover how important it is to eat a helathy breakfast. Learners draw pictures of a healthy breakfast, discuss healthy foods and sing songs about healthy eating.
K - 1st Health 19 Views 55 Downloads
The Abc's of Healthy Eating
Students examine healthy eating as it relates to physical and mental health. In this the abc's of healthy eating lesson, students discuss the effects of unhealthy eating habits. Students examine the My Pyramid Food Guidance System as a graphic for Americans to make healthful food choices.
7th - 12th Health 51 Views 142 Downloads
Using Pop Art Imagery to Inspire Healthy Eating
Create a visual art project about obesity. In this art lesson, 8th graders research and explain the importance of eating healthy and exercise. They document their eating habits in their journal and analyze it.
8th Visual & Performing Arts 19 Views 65 Downloads
Mission Nutrition: Body Signals
Middle schoolers discover the tell tale signs of a body that needs nutrients. In this healthy eating lesson plan, students keep a food journal for a day and discuss with their class at what points they felt their body telling them something.
6th - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 33 Downloads
Students investigate the importance of healthy eating and physical activity. In this healthy foods lesson, students create a book called "My Family's Healthy Habits." Students personalize their books with their families and share with the class.
K - 5th Health 12 Views 56 Downloads
Modeling Good Eating
Students identify and classify the items in a healthy diet. In this dietary lesson plan, students listen to a song about healthy eating while listening for good snack foods. They use pictures of the snacks to complete a large chart by classifying the foods in the proper category.
2nd - 4th Health 6 Views 27 Downloads
Learners investigate healthy eating habits by studying the food pyramid. In this personal health lesson, students write a recipe for a healthy meal including one item from each section of the four food groups. Learners utilize images of the food groups to place on a place mat which they display in their class.
1st - 5th Science 16 Views 60 Downloads
Mission 4: Exploring Body Systems
Students discover how nutrition impacts major body systems. In this nutrition lesson, students brainstorm how they think the digestive system works and discuss how essential nutrients impact major body systems. They work in groups to research different body systems, and each group creates a poster and slogan to promote healthy eating.
4th - 5th Language Arts 22 Views 173 Downloads
When choosing what foods to eat, there are a lot of factors to consider. To help make the decision a little easier, young learners work in small groups developing short plays, stories, or advertisements that address the different issues involved.
4th - 9th Science 18 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
"Youth Obesity: Schools Fight Back” Language Arts Lesson Plan
Kids fight obesity by comparing the USDA food intake suggestions to what they personally consume throughout the day. They watch a video, read texts, and explore related vocabulary which they use as they compose an oral presentation. Hand outs and video links are included.
7th - 12th Health 92 Views 298 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students read The Hungry Caterpillar to examine healthy eating habits. In this food and nutrition lesson, students role play the various responsibilities during family mealtime. They will discuss the struggles of healthy eating, and the planning and preparing of meals as a family.
8th - Higher Ed Health 13 Views 47 Downloads
Your Energy Balance Goal!
This is the culminating activity for a unit on energy balance for 3rd-5th graders created by Together Counts. Young learners make a plan to balance their energy in and their energy out for one month. They use the SMART steps in creating their plan.
3rd - 5th Health 4 Views 8 Downloads
The Ugly Vegetables: Veggie Wrap Sandwich
The Ugly Vegetables is a book that introduces young children to some of the lesser-known veggies. With healthy eating and Chinese cooking as the theme of the lesson plan, children will discuss how healthy food can stimulate the five senses.
K - 3rd Health 6 Views 5 Downloads