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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How Much Sugar? How Much Fat?
Find the fat and sugar content in foods in lesson designed to teach math and nutrition at the same time. Learners read food labels and convert grams to teaspoons in order to observe how much sugar is in a product. They also use fast food menus to convert percentage of fat into teaspoons of shortening.
3rd - 5th Science 12 Views 117 Downloads
Energy Balance in Your Life
How do young learners figure out how to balance their energy in and their energy out? The main thing to understand is calories. How many calories are in foods and beverages consumed and how many calories are burned off by physical activity?
3rd - 5th Health 8 Views 15 Downloads
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
Separation of Powers
In a fun and informative simulation, your learners will act in groups as lead chefs, menu writers, and nutrition inspectors in deciding a new school lunch menu. They will then compare and contrast their experience to the interaction between the legislative, executive, and judicial branches of the United States government.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 23 Views 23 Downloads CCSS: Designed
My Favorite Breakfast Foods
Students evaluate the nutritional content of their favorite breakfast foods using the food pyramid to create a graph of the grains, fruits, vegetables, milk products, meats, and beans contained in the breakfast. They then design a breakfast that contains the proper amounts from the five food groups.
K - 2nd Health 19 Views 71 Downloads
Snack Smart Move More
Show your kids that staying healthy is the smart choice! They examine nutrition, healthy snacks, and the importance of staying active in a several-part lesson plan. There are different ideas for older and younger students here, and you can pick and choose the ones that sound good for your group.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 60 Downloads
Nutrition and Digestion
A very scientific explanation of food and digestion is portrayed by Paul Andersen using a Smart Board. The digestive process begins in the mouth and is shown as food moves through the body. Mechanical and chemical digestion are explained, showing where the digestion of various nutrients occur.
10 mins 7th - 12th Science 17 Views 9 Downloads
Introduction to Nutrition
Fourth graders take a closer look at the foods they eat and the nutritional value of each. This lesson plan helps them see why foods are grouped together the way they are and what types of nutrition are provided by these food groups. They also get to take part in an interesting activity that uses Wonder Bread.
4th Health 3 Views 1 Download
"Yo Quiero a Glob of Lard" How To Figure the Nutritional Value of Foods
Sometimes students' favorite restaurants aren't the healthiest! Using this nutrition learning exercise, they determine the nutritional value of their favorite foods. Breaking down foods into 6 nutrient groups, students apply simple math to figure out where the calories in fast food comes from.
6th - 10th Math 16 Views 90 Downloads
Meal Planning and Nutrition
In a home environment, learners with special needs practice creating nutritious meal plans. They talk about healthy food choices, then use the food pyramid as a guide to planning three balanced meals. They use a food group check sheet to help them know they have chosen from each of the four food groups for each meal they plan.
9th - Higher Ed Health 25 Views 47 Downloads
Nutty For Nutrition
Research the nutritional value of food by having groups of high schoolers conduct Internet research to determine healthy food choices. They calculate the nutritional value of the food and create a PowerPoint presentation indicating the research results.
9th - 12th Health 7 Views 49 Downloads
A salad of nutrition-themed videos can be enjoyed by your health class as a wrap-up to the nutrition unit. Groups select a topic and create a two-three minute skit or commercial to be filmed and shared. If you assign each group a specific topic, this project could be a fantastic way to review the unit's material.
6th - 8th Health 29 Views 12 Downloads
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Is it really better to use honey than sugar? Do men wash their hands any more often than women do? Become a health myth-buster with this hearty app! Choose a category to study and read up on it. Take a quiz in which you decide if displayed health statements are myth or fact.
7th - Higher Ed Health 19 Views 6 Downloads
How to Read a Nutrition Label
Take a look down a grocery aisle and you will see nutrition labels on every can and box of food. Do you know how to read the labels? This video shows you briefly what a nutrition label looks like and a few of the elements listed on each label.
2 mins 7th - 12th Health 12 Views 4 Downloads
Food and Nutrition Quiz
Can your budding nutritionists categorize the foods they eat? Have them try using this interactive nutrition worksheet, where students answer 10 multiple choice questions based on their knowledge of the food groups and the nutritional value of certain foods.
2nd - 3rd Health 31 Views 120 Downloads
Nutrition in Me
Students discuss and complete activities to further their knowledge about nutrition in their diet. In this nutrition activity, students discuss their diets and the amount of vegetables and fruits they are consuming daily. Students define foods that help them grow and complete a relay activity for the topic.
3rd - 4th Health 4 Views 29 Downloads
Data and Probability: What is the Best Snack?
In this math/nutrition instructional activity, the nutritional value of 3 snack foods is recorded on a data chart and represented on a bar graph. Students analyze and compare information, construct data charts and related bar graphs, and draw conclusions based on their results.
2nd - 4th Health 7 Views 151 Downloads