Dieting Teacher Resources

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From Child to Adult

For Teachers 8th
There's no question that the middle schoolers in your class are going through a myriad of transitions. Adolescence brings changes in self esteem, relationships, anatomy, and emotions. Additionally, they will face additional challenges...
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In Sync Personal Development: Year 8

For Teachers 8th Standards
It’s not easy being a teen. The 10 resources in the In Sync Personal Development unit module help eighth-graders navigate the complex nature of teenage relationships, to help them make mature choices, manage peer pressure and other...
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Food Sustainability Unit

For Teachers 4th
Lesson Plans for the week long unit about food sustainability. This unit talks about the different aspects of food and how it relates to sustainability. Day one considers the importance of a healthy diet and how malnutrition and over...
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Eating a Balanced Diet

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Here is a very well-constructed PowerPoint on nutrition, food groups, and a healthy diet . Not only is there clear, valuable information presented, but there is a strong interactive component as well. Pupils are asked to discuss many...
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Diets and Influence on Food Choice

For Teachers 9th - 12th
From start to finish, this is a truly excellent lesson plan addressing the epidemic of diet-related disease in the United States. Learners begin with a reading excerpt of detailed information on trends in the American diet and the...
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How to Spot a Fad Diet

For Students 7th - 12th
Learn how to separate the fat from the meat—the facts from the misinformation about diets—with a short video that offers guidelines for assessing diet regimens that offer long-term health benefits as opposed to short-term changes.  
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A Healthy Diet is a Balancing Act

For Students 5th
It's important to teach kids how to have a balanced diet. They are provided with six different meals, they fill in the blanks to complete each one to make it balanced. The answers could be anything and the meals offered don't seem very...
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Eating a Balanced Diet

For Teachers 4th - 6th
A perky presentation provides an overview of what comprises a balanced diet. Viewers discover why water is vital to our health, what the macro-nutrients are and what they provide, and how calcium is important to bones and teeth. The...
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At the Top: A Bald Eagle's Diet

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Bald eagles are opportunistic predators and eat fish as well as raccoons and other mammals. Pupils learn about bald eagle diets through a simple simulation and videos. They collect and analyze data to understand the adaptability of this...
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Salt and Diet

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Salt is necessary for your diet, but too much or too little and it causes health problems. These problems, as well as what salt does in your body, are the focus of a video that also looks at where salt is found in food and how much salt...
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What Am I Missing?

For Teachers K - 8th
Discuss nutrition and identify components of a healthy diet, view a Food Guide Pyramid, and create a Personal Food Pyramid, listing all foods eaten in the past 24 hours. Compare food lists with the standard Food Guide and determine where...
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Balanced Diet

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate the concept of a balanced diet and how the food pyramid is organized. They conduct research using the links included in the lesson. They differentiate the parts of the pyramid while looking at the food of pizza.
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Mayor Puts City on Diet to Lose a Million Pounds

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students read a story called Mayor Puts City on Diet to Lose a Million Pounds and answer vocabulary and comprehension questions about it. For this current event Lose a Million Pounds lesson plan, students respond to literature by...
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Regular Coke vs. Diet Coke: Which is Denser?

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Learners define the terms "mass," "volume," and "density." The relationship between these three terms is established. They observe the differences between Regular and Diet Coke. They develop an hypotheses about why a can of Regular Coke...
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What's on My Plate?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Kids work together in groups to discuss and understand the differences between a typical diet and a healthy one. They use the My Plate recommendations to compare what they eat with what they should be eating according to the MyPlate...
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Good Diet, Fad Diet

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Learners play a role of a registered dietician to examine low carbohydrate diets and diets currently on the market and compare them to a balanced diet. They determine a strategy for weight loss for a patient that meets specifications...
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Does Your Diet Stack Up?

For Teachers 5th - 10th
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,...
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Ruminating on the Digestive System

For Teachers 5th - 11th
Students compare the digestive systems of the buffalo and of the zebra, diagram their systems, and compare their lengths. For this digestive system lesson plan, students learn about their diets as well.
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Nutrition & You

For Teachers K - 3rd
Complete a unit on diet and nutrition with young learners. They will explore various websites, create a food pyramid, categorize foods into food groups, list the benefits of various types of foods, evaluate a fast food meal, and identify...
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Diet Wars

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Young scholars watch the documentary "Diet Wars" and answer worksheet related questions on positive and negative influences on health and diet.
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What’s the Shape of Your Diet?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students analyze their diets. For this healthy diet activity, students keep food journals and examine their diets next to the recommended daily allowances of MyPyramid for Kids.
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Does Your Diet Stack Up?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students investigate the food pyramid. In this nutrition lesson plan, students review the food pyramid and construct a list of what they eat. Students review the nutritional value of their food list and brainstorm ways to improve their...
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Studying the Diets of Indigenous People

For Students 7th - 8th
In this studying the diets of indigenous people learning exercise, students read the passage and answer 6 questions that are matching, multiple choice, choosing words unscrambling words, and research topics.
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What's the Shape of Your Diet?

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore the food pyramid. In this food pyramid lesson, 5th graders investigate a proper balanced diet and compare their daily diet with recommendations from the food pyramid. Students create a visual representation of their...