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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Diet Evaluation Project
Learners record two consecutive days of food intake. They identify which nutrients are below 70%. They compare diet composition between protein, fats, and carbohydrates. They evaluate fat in the diet to fall below the American Cancer Society recommendation of less than 30%.
6th - 8th Health 5 Views 6 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
Young scholars discuss and complete activities to further their knowledge about nutrition in their diet. In this nutrition lesson, students discuss their diets and the amount of vegetables and fruits they are consuming daily. Young scholars 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
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Whack a snack with this award-winning application! Choose a food and predict the sugar, salt, and oil content. Then crush it in a windowed chamber to discover the actual values! Have a smashing-good time while learning vital nutrition information!
K - 8th Health 17 Views 5 Downloads
Turn your young artists into great marketing specialists with this fun lesson plan! They will turn ordinary soup cans into exciting choices for dinner by recreating the can label. This is a fantastic project to connect art, advertising, and nutrition!
K - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 17 Views 55 Downloads
Does Your Diet Stack Up?
An interesting way to learn about dietary requirements, this resource prompts learners to look at what someone in the U.S. eats and compare it to what someone in South America eats. They discuss the social, religious, psychological, emotional and cultural elements that guide decisions on what we eat.
5th - 10th Health 12 Views 97 Downloads
Students visit a Web site to play a game related to the food pyramid and sort foods using the categories of the food pyramid. They also create sets up to 10 and write numerals up to 10. This lesson makes a natural connection to the science of nutrition.
K - 2nd Health 10 Views 83 Downloads
A Trip Along the Alimentary Canal
Did my stomach make that noise? Explore the digestive system through a WebQuest and research project, ending in a visual display and presentation that classmates review for one another. Partners begin the WebQuest with a pre-quiz followed by research using given links.
4th - 7th Science 13 Views 102 Downloads
"Filler-Up" with Premium Fuel
Learners investigate nutrition guidelines and recommendations to present what the information to their class. Based on their assessment of current habits, they determine which areas they would like to improve to reach goals for good nutrition.
6th - 12th Health 15 Views 52 Downloads
You Are What You Eat!
Fourth graders discover the nutritional needs of their bodies. Using a database, they research how nutrition affects their learning capabilities. They take the food they eat on a daily basis and discover its nutritional value. They discuss how what they eat now while they are young can affect the rest of their lives.
4th Math 5 Views 17 Downloads
Healthy Choices: A Positive Approach to Healthy Living
Inform your class about nutrition labels with this worksheet. This resrouce includes a sample food label with information in the margins and 2 questions that relate to food labels. This tool helps class members learn how to read food labels and make decisions about healthy living.
5th - 9th Health 57 Views 355 Downloads
Fifth graders discover how to make healthy choices in nutrition. In this nutrition lesson plan, 5th graders research the daily nutrition requirements recommended by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Students keep a food diary for three days and learn how to make healthy choices in creating a balanced diet.
5th Health 3 Views 14 Downloads
Imports and Exports for Making a Food Pyramid
Students examine the food pyramid and discuss it nutritional value. They play a game to determine what types of foods and number of servings they need to complete food pyramids. they can i"import" or "export" cards with foods they need or don't need.
7th - 8th Health 7 Views 11 Downloads
Students explore and discuss what they do in their free time, what nutrition means and how to participate in physical activity to keep themselves healthy. They list as many ways as they can think of to increase their physical activity with friends and family.
1st - 12th Science 3 Views 9 Downloads
Fast Food Junkie
Students research calories and nutrients found in fast food to plan meals. For this nutrition lesson, students use the Internet to plan three meals and a snack from fast food menus. They must keep their food selections under a 2,000 calorie limit and are encouraged to follow dietary guidelines.
7th - 12th Science 9 Views 57 Downloads