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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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 11 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
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 354 Downloads
Fifth graders discover how to make healthy choices in nutrition. In this nutrition lesson, 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
Learners 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 8 Views 54 Downloads
Fit With Fiber
Sixth graders investigate the nutritional value of different types of cereal. They take a survey of students that ate breakfast and create a circle graph with the results. Students examine the nutritional information on the sides of the boxes of cereal and discuss the meanings.
6th Math 8 Views 51 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Students act as decision makers and research and determine the nutritional needs of young children, teenagers, and adults. They compile their findings in a nutrition portfolio. Class groups assume the role of hospital dietician and plan meals for their patient based upon research and the information given to them about the patient.
9th - 12th Health 18 Views 100 Downloads
Nutritional value unit integrated with Microsoft Works
Students generate a database of nutritional value information. In this Microsoft Works lesson, students construct a database comparing the nutritional value of foods. Students use Microsoft Works to create spreadsheets and analyze graphs.
4th - 5th 21st Century Skills 9 Views 10 Downloads