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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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
The Health Triangle
What else does physical health include besides exercise and nutrition? How can I support my mental health? Does social health just refer to relationships with friends? How are all of these questions vital to the body's overall efficiency and well being?
6th - 12th Health 310 Views 203 Downloads
Jr. Chef Club Super Snacks Lesson 6
Students explore healthy snacks. In this nutrition and cooking lesson plan, students observe and identify food groups on USDA's MyPyramid food guide. Students discuss how fiber helps our digestive system and follow a recipe using yeast to make pretzels.
1st - 3rd Science 5 Views 32 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
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
Diet Evaluation Project
Students 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 instructional activity, where learners 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 lesson, 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
New Review George Washington Carver and the Sweet Potato
Learn about George Washington Carver's important contributions to agriculture by studying the sweet potato. First graders read about the inventor's observations and prepare sweet potato slips for the class garden. Additionally, they explore the life cycle of a sweet potato and complete an assessment to show what they have learned.
1st Science 4 Views 2 Downloads
Data and Probability: What is the Best Snack?
In this math/nutrition lesson, the nutritional value of 3 snack foods is recorded on a data chart and represented on a bar graph. Young scholars 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
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
"Filler-Up" with Premium Fuel
Students 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