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 36 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
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
Students explore healthy eating. In this healthy eating lesson, students discover how important it is to eat a helathy breakfast. Students 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 instructional activity, 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 50 Views 141 Downloads
Fast Food and Daily Nutrition Choices
Young scholars research healthy eating habits. In this nutrition lesson, students examine healthy eating habits while dining at restaurants. Working in small groups, young scholars research multiple reasons for poor eating habits and create a "perfect" school lunch.
6th - 8th Science 33 Views 203 Downloads
Mission Nutrition: Body Signals
Students discover the tell tale signs of a body that needs nutrients. In this healthy eating instructional activity, 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
Learners identify and classify the items in a healthy diet. In this dietary lesson, 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
Students 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. Students 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
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
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 86 Views 61 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students identify several fruits, research nutrition information about each of them, and compare and contrast their findings. They design thank-you cards by creating soft color was images of fruits. They then write thank-you notes to food-service works, farmers, grocers, dieticians, or other individuals who play a role in healthy eating habits.
1st - 6th Language Arts 6 Views 5 Downloads
Healthy Eating Improves Learning
Students recognize that healthy food gives you better ability to concentrate and makes you more willing to learn. In this healthy food lesson, students choose food from Canada's food guide to create a healthy lunch and healthy snack.
2nd - 3rd Health 4 Views 6 Downloads