Nutrition Teacher Resources
An apple a day keeps the doctor away? Explore what really constitutes proper nutrition, and encourage your learners to develop healthy eating practices and make smart food choices on a daily basis.
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar
Invite that hungry caterpillar to teach your class about nutrition! After brief instruction on fruit, the teacher reads The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle to the class. Kids hold up the fruit images at appropriate points in the...
K - 2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Vending Machine Bans Increase in Schools Nationwide
Does a ban on vending machines infringe on student rights, or do school officials have an obligation to monitor foods sold on school grounds? Your class members will explore the educational, health, and financial issues related to...
7th - 11th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
How do I look to you?
Present propaganda to your class with the posters and pamphlet provided here. Learners start out by creating their own advertisements and discuss as a class how they might add propaganda into their work. Next, small groups analyze...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Fast Food and Daily Nutrition Choices
Learners explore food. For 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...
8th - 10th English Language Arts
New Review MyPlate Lesson and Relay
Youngsters are up and moving in an exciting relay race designed to help them better understand where common foods fall on the MyPlate nutritional guidelines. Working in teams, they identify images of foods and name what food groups they...
3rd - 5th Health CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Eat Healthy • Be Active Community Workshops
Recipe makeovers, healthy alternatives, quick tips for a nutritious lifestyle...this 187-page document has it all! Don't miss a thorough packet of workshop activities and handouts designed to support your teaching of the MyPlate...
6th - 12th Health CCSS: Adaptable
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...
9 mins 6th - 12th Health
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...
10 mins 6th - 12th Health