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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Students complete work at six stations as they investigate children's nutritional needs, kitchen safety, and snacks. First, they listen to Dr. Seuss', "Green Eggs and Ham" before discussing nutrition and the station activities. At each station they complete activities concerning food groups, the food pyramid, and healthy meals.
3rd - 4th Health 12 Views 60 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
Restaurant Nutrition Comparison
Students review what the nutritional food pyramid looks like and what it represents. In this nutrition lesson, students record the nutritional information from their favorite food at a restaurant. With the nutritional facts that they recorded, students create a graph.
4th - 5th Health 13 Views 5 Downloads
Lesson: Guilt-Free Chocolate
Experiment with chocolate coating on cookies! What a delightful way to learn about food processing and chemical engineering. Throughout this activity, groups collect measurements and make calculations. They conclude by writing recommendations for improving the chocolate coating procedure.
8th - 12th Health 21 Views 98 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Basic Vitamins: Water-Soluble and Fat-Soluble
An incredibly thorough lesson on vitamins, and how to keep one's body at peak health. Learners access a variety of excellent worksheets embedded in the plan that have them consider raw vs. cooked foods, a vegetable nutrition summary, exposing dietary myths, and more.
5th - 8th Health 16 Views 41 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
Choose Your Own Adventure: School Nutritional Policy
Mature audiences are required for this lesson on implementing health-related policies. First, they openly explore the CDC obesity page while taking notes about what they discover. Then they view a PowerPoint about the success of public policies in different countries.
10th - 12th Health 14 Views 11 Downloads
Health: Popcorn Nutrition
Hungry for a snack? Examine a chart on the nutritional value of various snacks. Working individually or in pairs, learners complete worksheets about the chart's nutritional information, such as the number of calories in 15 pretzel twists or which snack has the most calories.
3rd - 7th Health 4 Views 21 Downloads
Reading & Using a Nutrition Label
Students discover the importance of healthy eating. Using food nutrition labels, they read and examine the nutritional value. Students collect the data on a spreadsheet and create a graph. They analyze the media influences on product selection.
8th - 12th Health 8 Views 102 Downloads
Digestion and Nutrition
Debunk the theory that a soda-and-candy diet is a nutritionally sound concept! Learners first read 2 paragraphs of background information covering essential nutrients, digestion, and homeostasis. Then, they use the information they learned to label 5 images and answer 2 short-answer questions.
5th - 8th Science 40 Views 308 Downloads
ESL: Nutrition/Label Reading
Assist your pupils in making healthy food choices with this lesson. First, have them bring in different kinds of food labels, and put a list of key words on the board (list is not included, but can be nutrition or health-related words). Then lead a discussion about what they would choose to eat if they wanted a food high in protein, or low in sugar, for example.
6th - 9th English Language Development 3 Views 29 Downloads
4-H Nutrition/Health/Fitness- Intermediate Leader's Page
Have some fun with healthy living in 4-H! Through several activities, young members learn about healthy eating, basic first aid, and fun exercise options. Of course, service ideas are outlined to extend learning. Students use websites to help them in their research.
4th - 7th 21st Century Skills 15 Views 118 Downloads
Nutritional Relationships Chart
Producers, Herbivores, Carnivores, Decomposers, oh my! Help organize the intricacies between these four types of eaters with this biology worksheet. Scientists display nutritional relationships in a graphic organizer. They place 15 terms from the word bank into the 4 categories of the graphic organizer.
5th - 8th Science 6 Views 135 Downloads
Bill Nye – Nutrition Quiz
If you plan on watching "Nutrition," episode 62 of the popularly utilized series, Bill Nye the Science Guy, use this quiz as either a watching companion (having students perhaps complete during planned pauses in the show) or an assessment tool.
4th - 8th Health 40 Views 296 Downloads
Nutrients for Plants and People: Nutrition Scrapbook or Poster
Get creative about nutrition! This crafty food project has learners thinking about the foods that make up levels of the food pyramid, first cutting out images of different types of food and plants from magazines or gardening catalogues. Then, they can choose to either create a scrapbook or a poster depicting the levels of the pyramid.
4th - 6th Health 5 Views 48 Downloads
Growing Minds: Garden Planning
School gardens are rich in cross-curricular learning opportunities! Excellent ideas put learners in charge of organizing and planning. Begin with a book about gardening (recommended titles provided), and discuss learners' prior knowledge and associations with gardening.
K - 5th Health 36 Views 76 Downloads CCSS: Designed