Nutrition Teacher Resources
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New Review Nutrition Label Worksheet
Nutritional labels are everywhere, yet so few of us take the time to use them! Here is a instructional activity that learners can use to practice calculating such features as calories, carbohydrates, and serving size based on real examples of nutritional fact labels.
6th - 10th Health 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Nutrition and Physical Education Activities in the Classroom
You can promote health and wellness using nutrition activities and lessons. With physical education activities and suggestions about snack times, you can help impvove the habits of the youngsters under your charge.
K - 6th Health 3 Views 102 Downloads
Nutrition Research Project
One fun way to conclude a nutrition unit is to assign a project. Individuals or pairs opt to film a video, or design a poster or brochure informing others about their choice of 11 suggested nutrition topics. You might not feel that the effort to produce a video, poster, or brochure would be equal, so you could edit the main document to limit the choices or even just assign everyone the same project.
6th - 8th Health 10 Views 5 Downloads
Food Product Packaging: Marketing & the Nutrition Facts Label
How can you choose healthier foods by reading the nutritional labels? Your class will discover how companies market food items to make them enticing and how to check the food labels of those items to see if they are healthy. They listen to a lecture and then work in small groups to practice finding nutritional information on the side of a cereal box.
4th - 6th Health 39 Views 269 Downloads
Nutrition and the Elderly
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.
12th - Higher Ed Health 12 Views 56 Downloads
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.
4th Health 25 Views 128 Downloads
The nutritional value of snack foods
This lesson is intended as preparation for a school health fair but could be used anytime. Learners discuss and compare the nutrition found in typical snack foods. They compose investigative questions, collect data, and research a variety of snack foods.
5th Health 11 Views 42 Downloads
Lab Experiments in Nutrition Activity
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.
10th - 12th Science 21 Views 153 Downloads
Nutrition 3: Got Broccoli?
Students discover why the human body needs food in order to survive. In groups, they analyze advertising for the foods they eat the most and try to identify the nutritional value of them as well. They complete a worksheet showing them the correct foods to eat for proper nutrition.
3rd - 5th Health 15 Views 64 Downloads
Early Childhood Nutrition
Students complete activities that focus on food and nutrition. In this food lesson plan, students sort foods into healthy and not healthy, categorize them into ground and tree sorts, draw their favorite foods, make abc books of food, and more.
Pre-K - 1st Health 4 Views 7 Downloads
My Menu Project
If you don't mind using another teacher's website, this one has a simple project that would make a nice conclusion to your nutrition unit. Using a planning worksheet and peer review, nutrition nuts create a cafe menu using healthy foods. Note that the sample completed project was created with MS Publisher, so you might not be able to view it.
6th - 8th Health 12 Views 8 Downloads
McDonalds vs. Apple, Fast Food vs. Fruit, Fun Nutrition Facts
Natalie compares common food choices such as a soft drink instead of an apple, or Gatorade instead of a banana. Calorie count is juxtaposed against nutrients found in various fruits and junk food. Great visuals are provided for your nutrition or health class.
6 mins 9th - 12th Health 12 Views 8 Downloads
Understanding Food - Nutrition - Part 2/2
Continue learning about nutrients with Natalie! This is part two discussing what exactly nutrients are. This video discusses proteins, amino acids, and fats extensively in a scientific but straightforward way. Great for a biology or nutrition class.
9 mins 6th - 12th Health 10 Views 12 Downloads
Understanding Food - Nutrition - Part 1/2
Natalie explains what exactly nutrients are. Here in part one she discusses building blocks such as vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, and water. Each is thoroughly explained in a simple, but scientific way. Use in a biology or nutrition class.
10 mins 6th - 12th Health 22 Views 19 Downloads
Fast Food and Daily Nutrition Choices
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.
8th - 10th Health 86 Views 651 Downloads
Child Nutrition Unit
How much fun can you have teaching adolescents about nutrition? Try taking them to work with preschoolers for an hour! This 4-day mini-unit about the importance of nutrition early in life culminates with a field trip. It was written for an 8th grade foods class, but can be used in home economics, health, or cooking classes.
7th - 10th Health 22 Views 158 Downloads