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31 resources with the keyterm healthy choices

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Making Choices

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
When choosing what foods to eat, there are a lot of factors to consider. To help make the decision a little easier, young learners work in small groups developing short plays, stories, or advertisements that address the different issues...
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Home Living/ Daily Living: Food Groups

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
What are the best foods to eat, and how much is too much? Kids discuss the importance of eating the right amount of each of the four food groups. They discuss the food pyramid and make meals by cutting and pasting foods from a magazine...
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Energy Balance - Lesson Unit 1

For Students K - 4th
There are four separate pages in this packet: What is energy balance, there is only one you, help Ira decide, and making healthy choices can be fun. The first one has a diagram of an old time scale. There is a box hanging from each side,...
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Design the Breakfast Menu

For Students 3rd - 9th
Provide this template to your young learners so they can plan out a week's worth of healthy breakfast choices. Not only do they plan breakfast for Monday through Friday, but they also write why they chose their items for each meal. This...
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ESL: Nutrition/Label Reading

For Teachers 6th - 9th
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)....
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Food Fat

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students evaluate snack foods based on calories and fat. In small groups, they use this information to make informed and wise food choices. Students graphically represent the fat in a food by measuring the equivalent of the food fat with...
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Menu for an Athlete

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Football, basketball, softball. What do these sports have in common? Athletes. Young scholars learn about and discuss the food pyramind, especially grains, with the thought that they will be planning a pre-competition meal and snack for...
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Making Active, Healthy Lifestyle Choices

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
What does the term "lifestyle" mean? What constitutes an active lifestyle? What constitutes a healthy lifestyle? The main ideas in this lesson focus on what an active healthy lifestyle looks like. There are questions for discussion, and...
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Couch Potato

For Teachers K - 5th
Show your class that being active is more fun than being a couch potato! A fun tag game teachers learners about making healthy eating choices. Over 125,000 teachers have reviewed this activity, and many have written comments about how...
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Food Preferences and Healthful Eating

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students discuss healthy eating habits. In this food preferences lesson, students read a scenario about teenagers visiting a restaurant.   Students role play the story and complete a graphic organizer.  
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Healthy Decision Making Towards Alcohol and Tobacco Use

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Students examine and demonstrate refusal skills of smoking and drinking alcohol. They take a quiz, identify alternative activities to smoking and drinking, write a journal entry, and design an anti-smoking and anti-alcohol ad.
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Alcohol and Other Drugs

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners take a quiz about substance abuse, then discuss the answers. They read and analyze the top five reasons students give for using alcohol, tobacco and illicit drugs and discuss ways for them to make healthy choices.
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I Can Balance. You Can Balance.

For Teachers K - 5th
There are many, many reasons why people do not maintain an energy balance. Talk to your young learners about balance, what gets in the way of eating healthy, and things that get in the way of doing physical activity. Some obstacles may...
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Calories

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students explore calories. In this instructional activity about calories, students practice counting and recording calories. Students use a sample Calorie Calculation Chart to record how many calories consumed in one day. Students do an...
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Energy Balance

For Students 5th - 6th
In this health worksheet, students read three scenarios, each of which ends in a question. Students write about the decisions they would make that could increase or deplete their energy. Note: The page instructs students to read an...
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Your Energy Balance Goal!

For Teachers K - 3rd
This is the last lesson in the series put out by Together Counts on health. This activity has youngsters setting goals to keep their energy balanced by making excellent eating and activity choices. They may need a little help making...
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The Fast Food Diet

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders use the internet to research nutritional values of food at fast food restaurants. In this health lesson plan, 6th graders add up the calorie and fat amount in a meal and discuss the consequences of unhealthy eating.
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Making Healthy Choices Can Be Fun!

For Students 1st - 6th
In this healthy choices worksheet, students cut out or draw pictures of people making healthy choices. Students have a big space on 1 piece of paper to fill up.
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Rethink Your Drink

For Teachers K - 5th
Students discover the sugar content in their favorite drinks. In this healthy beverages lesson plan, students examine the link between high sugar content and weight gain. Students predict the sugar content in their favorite drinks.
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Hazardous Chemicals? Not in my Water!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students reflect on the effects of their actions on the environment. In this community service lesson, students investigate the hazardous quality of products within their homes. Student educate their families and communities about the...
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Healthy Choices Chart

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students make tally marks for each healthy choice they make. In this healthy choices lesson, students color and decorate a health chart. Students list healthy activities and mark the chart each time they do that activity.
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Understanding My Pyramid

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders analyze the food groups and complete a physical activity for the lesson. In this food groups lesson, 6th graders view a PowerPoint about meats and beans and participate in a physical activity. Students also complete food...
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Good Health Habits

For Teachers K
Students examine how they have changed. In this health lesson, students use pictures of themselves from babyhood to present to show how they have changed and the teacher relates the importance of healthy habits in growing.
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Comparison Food Shopping: Buying Groceries for Two People for One Week

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders investigate how to develop a simple food budget for two using newpaper ads, the basic four food groups, and calorie counts.