Water Consumption Teacher Resources
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"Youth Obesity: Schools Fight Back” Language Arts Lesson Plan
Kids fight obesity by comparing the USDA food intake suggestions to what they personally consume throughout the day. They watch a video, read texts, and explore related vocabulary which they use as they compose an oral presentation. Hand outs and video links are included.
7th - 12th Health 91 Views 298 Downloads CCSS: Designed
The Hydrologic (Water) Cycle
Learners construct a model of the hydrologic cycle, and observe that water is an element of a cycle in the natural environment. They explain how the hydrologic cycle works and why it is important, and compare the hydrologic cycle to other cycles found in nature.
9th - 12th Science 123 Views 364 Downloads
Water in Your Body
Do you know how much water you have had in the last 24 hours? Do you know how much your body needs? In this hands-on activity, your class members will estimate how much water our bodies lose each day by filling and emptying one-liter containers of water.
5th - 8th Science 11 Views 11 Downloads
Water, Now and Then
Students describe, orally or in writing, ways people have depended on water during different periods of history. This nearly 500 page document is rich with diverse lessons and activities that will transform your young learners into water experts in no time.
K - 2nd Science 28 Views 61 Downloads
Eating healthy can be a challenge, especially for people with special dietary needs. After learning about standard nutritional needs for adults, learners take on the role of a dietician and work together to create a menu for one of the following unique nutritional needs:
- High blood pressure
- Lactose intolerance
- Type 2 diabetes
- High performance athletes
3rd - 12th Science 163 Views 117 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
What's On MyPlate?
Students evaluate healthy food intake. In this food intake lesson, students examine healthy food recommendations for each food group. Students analyze food labels and determine appropriate serving size information. After constructing a sample plate of food, students write a paragraph as an assessment.
4th - 5th Health 12 Views 53 Downloads
Pollution Solutions: Earth Day
Eighth graders explore water pollution. In this stewardship lesson, 8th graders draw comparisons between potable and impaired waters. Students use the Learning Link website to examine ways people are fighting pollution and then design an action hero to end water pollution.
8th Science 3 Views 4 Downloads
Servings and Choices
An important part of balancing caloric intake to energy expenditure is knowing how many Calories you are consuming. In the fifth of a seven-lesson series on food and energy, learners estimate their daily caloric intake, then use a handout to find the foods they typically consume in a day, and finally, add up the Calories to get a daily total to compare to their estimates.
3rd - 12th Science 8 Views 7 Downloads
Learners develop an understanding of the role water has in the body and the importance of getting enough water each day. Through the lesson, students recognize the risks and signs of dehydration. Also, they identify foods with high water content and practical ways to add water to their daily routines.
5th - 8th Health 11 Views 33 Downloads
Water Exploration Station
Students explore the characteristics of water. In this water exploration lesson, students participate in various learning centers to inquire how water drains and how to increase the flow of water. Students use estimation and measurement in each of these stations.
2nd - 4th Science 3 Views 21 Downloads
How Can Work Be Done with Water Power? Activity C
Third in a set of lessons regarding reservoirs, dams, and hydropower, this involves a two-day hydropower plant simulation. Collaborative groups build, maintain, and finance the plant. The transparency of the reservoir setup can be displayed easily through your computer and a projector.
6th - 8th Science 3 Views 2 Downloads
Food Journal Exercise
Students are required not to change their usual eating pattern while recording everything they eat and drink for 1 day. They evaluate the nutrient composition of their diet, as well as their dietary intake and behavior within the contextt of current dietary recommendations.
9th - 12th Health 4 Views 3 Downloads
Snack Smart, Move More
What do lowfat yogurt, baby carrots, fresh fruit, and rice cakes have in common? They are all healthy snacks that can be eaten daily. Investigate healthy eating/snacking guidelines, learn how to make lowfat ice cream and practice some exercises designed to get you moving.
5th - 12th Health 17 Views 121 Downloads
Students understand how they can incorporate dietary guidelines in their daily life. In this investigative lesson students set dietary goals and incorporate an activity to learn how to create a new seed variety while studying dispersal methods
6th - 12th Language Arts 15 Views 84 Downloads
New Food Products
Fifth graders take a close look at the food and drinks they consume on a daily basis. They work in small groups to create a "new food product," and keep track of their own food and drink selections on a chart that's embedded in the plan. The goal of this lesson is to increase students' awareness of the importance of a healthy diet.
5th Health 3 Views 12 Downloads