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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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
Sports Nutrition and Performance
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...
9th - 12th Physical Education
Nutrition -- A Lesson for Life - Biology Teaching Thesis
Learners briefly explain the importance of nutrition in their everyday lives, and they tell you about how many calories they should consume in a day. They list readily available and affordable healthy foods that they LIKE to eat....
6th - 8th Science
Youth Obesity: Schools Fight Back
Explore nutrition and healthy eating habits through this study on youth obesity. Learners watch a PBS documentary on this epidemic which discusses government programs aimed at healthier choices as well as more localized efforts. They...
9th - 12th Health CCSS: Designed
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
The Care and Feeding of Kids: Finding Information on Nutrition and Fitness
The Learning Network is featuring an article about First Lady Michelle Obama and her quest to help reduce childhood obesity in America. The article talks about how she has talked with the top three suppliers of school lunches and has...
5th - 10th Health
Digestive Enzymes, Nutrition and Your Health
As Natalie describes in this video, nutrition is about more than just having a healthy diet. Your body's absorption, digestion, and elimination is key in your overall health. The function of enzymes is clearly explained along with the...
10 mins 9th - 12th Health