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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Breads And Nutritional Labels
Seventh graders investigate the concept of a nutritional label used on bread products. They read different labels in order to strengthen reading skills and interpreting nutritional information. The information is used in order to create their own nutritional labels.
7th Health 7 Views 3 Downloads
Students explore the nutritional needs within a particular disease or health condition. They create a a written report, a food product and a sample menu for one week based on nutritional needs. Students create a food package or display for the food product.
10th - 12th Health 19 Views 46 Downloads
Students explore, examine and study nutrition and then interpret nutrition data. They critique nutritional data of meals and provide reasoning for substitutions. Each student interacts with the NASCO Double Food Card Set and utilize reliable resources to create a poster for educating others on nutrition concepts.
6th - 12th Health 14 Views 112 Downloads
Be A Nutritional Entrepreneur
Students research and define nutrition. They choose a definition of nutrition or a nutritional theme around which they design a restaurant. This activity helps students answer the question "What is a nutritionally balanced meal?"
9th - 12th Science 27 Views 40 Downloads
Review key aspects of nutrition and healthy eating with this lesson including a Jeopardy-style game. Pupils play a game, write about nutrition, and come up with two questions in this short activity. It could be used as a center activity during a unit on nutrition.
6th Health 6 Views 4 Downloads
Making Healthy Nutritional Choices
Students identify components of Food Pyramid by utilizing the Internet as a research tool to obtain current nutritional information. Students identify nutrients needed by the body and how they are used. Students identify food sources for those nutrients.
3rd - 5th Health 8 Views 9 Downloads
Students examine the nutritional needs of children, kitchen safety, and important aspects of snacks. They demonstrate their understanding of these concepts through the hands-on activities and the preparation of a nutritional snack under the direction of the teacher.
7th - 12th Health 5 Views 21 Downloads
Development of a Nutritional Snack
Pupils develop a new line of nutritional snacks. They work in teams to submit a proposal for a snack that not only tastes good, but is nutritional as well. Their end-product consists of four parts: background information, developing the snack, packaging and labeling, and market research
9th - 12th Health 11 Views 11 Downloads
Foods and Nutrition
Young scholars study nutrition, healthy choices for food, and ways to prepare food. They review the Food Guide Pyramid and play Nutriend Tic Tac Know to select healthy foods. As a group they make pretzels, Mystery Muffins, soda, and play the Name Game to identify foods beginning with the same letter as their name.
7th - 8th Health 18 Views 62 Downloads
Nutrition and Fitness
Sixth graders investigate the food guide pyramid. They conduct Internet research, and plan a three day nutritional menu appropriate for teenagers. Students include three meals per day and a snack for each day on their menu, and describe how the menu relates to fitness and health.
6th Health 7 Views 20 Downloads
Third graders investigate nutrition by researching rice. For this food lesson, 3rd graders read about the healthy aspects of rice and how many people in the world eat it. Students read nutrition labels and discuss the different energy they have when eating different types of foods.
3rd Science 4 Views 7 Downloads
Balance of Nutrition
Students explore nutrition by completing a group activity. In this balanced meal instructional activity, students identify the five food groups and discuss their favorite foods from each group. Students utilize illustrations to fill in a fictional plate with a balanced meal and share their ideas with the class.
1st - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 47 Downloads
Depression Nutrition Plan
Students plan meals for a day based on their own caloric needs, make a shopping list, and "shop" on line. In this Great Depression nutrition plan lesson, students calculate their caloric needs and plan meals before "shopping" for their list online to calculate their weekly expenditure for food.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 6 Views 19 Downloads