Nutrition, Health, and Safety Teacher Resources
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Sun Blocks: Building a Foundation for Healthy Skin
Pre-K - 2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Here comes the sun! Primary graders engage in activities that teach them how to protect themselves from the effects of UV rays. They learn that each season (fall, winter, spring, and summer) offers its own special challenges so they...
Eat Healthy • Be Active Community Workshops
6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Recipe makeovers, healthy alternatives, quick tips for a nutritious lifestyle...this 187-page document has it all! Don't miss a thorough packet of workshop activities and handouts designed to support your teaching of the MyPlate...
Mystery Fruits and Vegetables: Why They Are Important to Us
1st - 2nd
Students discover the importance of eating fruits and vegetables. For this health lesson, students participate in a guessing game, trying to identify fruits and vegetables without seeing them. Students discuss the importance of a well...
Importance of Hand Washing and Introduction to Nutrition
K - 5th
Students examine a healthy lifestyle. In this hand washing lesson, students discover important times they should wash their hands and what is the proper way in which to do so. They participate in class discussions and an activity on this...
Importance of Appropriate Food Handling in a Variety of Environments (Personal and Career)
5th - 8th
Middle schoolers study food contamination to better understand the importance of proper food handling. First, they observe contaminated food and make observations on a food checklist. Then, they work in groups to devise a procedure for...
How Much Energy Is There in Food?
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
People associate calories with food, but what is a calorie? Young scientists measure the number of calories in samples of food to better understand the concept. They test a variety of samples, take measurements, and compare their results...
Analysis of the Effect of Saliva On Starch
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
The complete digestion of starch happens in the small intestine, but it begins with the first contact with saliva. Scholars investigate the presence and activity of amylase, an enzyme found in saliva, and which begins the hydrolyses of...
Should the United States Support the Development of More Biotechnology to Genetically Modify Food?
7th - 10th
The controversy surrounding GMOs is food for debate. With the abundance of articles that can be garnered from various media sources, a skill-building activity that teaches learners how to carry on a balanced, informed discussion of this...