Nutrition Teacher Resources
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Consuming Healthy Snacks
Get your class into great shape by introducing them to the benefits of eating healthy snacks and engaing in regular exercise. This set of activities comes with all the worksheets and handouts needed to complete several weeks of nutrition training.
6th - 10th Health 41 Views 270 Downloads
Fast Fats: A Nutritional Analysis of America’s Obsession with Fast Foods
Students analyze the nutritional content of food by reading labels. In this health science instructional activity, students calculate the calories and amount of fat in their classmate's lunch. They explain why healthy food choices is important.
9th - 12th Health 6 Views 26 Downloads
Good Food, Good Health
Students investigate how food provides energy for the human body. For this physical health lesson, students access online resources to identify how certain foods can affect their health. Students discuss how many servings of each food group they should eat in one day.
3rd - 6th Health 54 Views 194 Downloads
Healthy Habits! Nutrition and You
Students research and collect a variety of data dealing with healthy eating habits in our society today. They assess behavior analysis for the purpose of studying nutrition and health. Each student reviews the food pyramid for consideration.
7th - 8th Health 3 Views 6 Downloads
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 11 Views 66 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 young scholars here, and you can pick and choose the ones that sound good for your group.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 9 Views 57 Downloads
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 posters about child nutrition and fill out an analysis worksheet.
6th - 8th Language Arts 32 Views 61 Downloads 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 gotten them to agree to reduce the amounts of fats, sugars, and salt over the next five years.
5th - 10th Health 18 Views 51 Downloads
Nutrition Label Scavenger Hunt
Students discover how to read nutrition labels. In this nutrition lesson, students review important vocabulary words, such as "sodium" and "calories." Students practice reading labels from various containers of food and participate in a scavenger hunt in the classroom to locate specific foods that have nutritional value.
Pre-K - 2nd Health 7 Views 9 Downloads
Adolescent Nutrition Scenario Worksheet
Not everyone has the exact same health needs- but what are the influencial factors? This activity breaks down nutritional requirements (RDA) through 4 different scenarios depicting different adolescents. Students answer questions about nutritional needs based on activity, gender, tastes, and age.
5th - 8th Health 40 Views 437 Downloads
Food Safety for Super Star Nutrition
Students discuss the importance of proper hand washing, when and how to wash hands and how handwashing is important in keeping food safe. They review when to wash your hands and the benefits of washing your hands then complete "Handwashing Habits" handout.
1st - 5th Health 21 Views 17 Downloads
The Five Food Groups - Introduction to Nutrition
Students study the five food groups as an introduction to nutrition. In this nutrition instructional activity, students learn about which foods belong in each of the five food groups and they determine the need to eat a healthy diet. They keep a journal of the food that they eat over a weekend before comparing the food to the food pyramid.
3rd - 5th Health 12 Views 71 Downloads