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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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KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series Grades 6-8

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The KidsHealth in the Classroom: Health Problems Series, designed to address the CASEL competencies, focuses on helping middle schoolers understand what can happen when the body doesn’t function properly. The 18 lessons cover three...
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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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Nutrition and Physical Education Activities in the Classroom

For Teachers K - 6th
You can promote health and wellness using nutrition activities and lessons. With physical education activities and suggestions about snack times, you can help impvove the habits of the youngsters under your charge. 
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Nutrition and the Elderly

For Teachers 12th - Higher Ed
Study the nutrition of elderly people and how it helps them to remain independent and healthy.  Learners investigative the nutrition concerns of the elderly. MyPlate, vitamine requirements and sensory changes in the elderly are...
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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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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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An Introduction to Nutrition

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Whether you need a new textbook for your health class, or a few exercises and passages for your lesson on nutrition, you'll find what you need with a thorough nutritional science resource. With 15 chapters that cover elements of...
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Nutty For Nutrition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Research the nutritional value of food by having groups of high schoolers conduct Internet research to determine healthy food choices. They calculate the nutritional value of the food and create a PowerPoint presentation indicating the...
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Eating a Balanced Diet

For Students 2nd - 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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Nutrition: Developing Healthy Habits Unit

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The focus of the fourth unit in the Youth Risk Behavior Survey Curriculum is on healthy eating and exercise. Class members examine healthy habits data from the YRBD Youth Online Tool, learn about the importance of a healthy diet and...
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Fast Food and Daily Nutrition Choices

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students explore food. In this nutrition instructional activity, students investigate multiple facets of healthy eating and how the fast food industry impacts our society. They will participate in class discussions, read from their...
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Nutrition in Me

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students discuss and complete activities to further their knowledge about nutrition in their diet. In this nutrition lesson, students discuss their diets and the amount of vegetables and fruits they are consuming daily. Students define...
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Nutrition Label Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students discover how to read nutrition labels. In this nutrition lesson, students review important vocabulary words, such as "sodium" and "calories." Students practice reading labels from various containers of food and participate in a...
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Nutrition

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify food groups, foods that fit into those groups, and look at the nutritional value of each food group. They also discover how to interpret and understand food labels. The whole class makes some burgers and fries,...
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Adolescent Nutrition Scenario Worksheet

For Students 5th - 8th
Not everyone has the exact same health needs- but what are the influencial factors? This activity breaks down nutritional requirements (RDA) through 4 different scenarios depicting different adolescents. Students answer questions about...
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Digestive Enzymes, Nutrition and Your Health

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As Natalie describes in this video, nutrition is about more than just having a healthy diet. Your body's absorption, digestion, and elimination is key in your overall health. The function of enzymes is clearly explained along with the...
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Plant Parts Salad

For Teachers 1st Standards
How are vegetables beneficial to a healthy diet? Have kids examine different types of vegetables, such as zucchini, broccoli, and carrots, and determine which parts of the plant they represent. Then, they taste the vegetables as a class....
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Bug Me While I'm Eating!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students explore nutritional value of insects as food, and compare the nutritional value of insects with that of their favorite foods by completing a table.
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Diet Evaluation Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students record two consecutive days of food intake. They identify which nutrients are below 70%. They compare diet composition between protein, fats, and carbohydrates. They evaluate fat in the diet to fall below the American Cancer...
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Nutrition -- A Lesson for Life - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students briefly explain the importance of nutrition in their everyday lives, and they tell you about how many calories they should consume in a day. They list readily available and affordable healthy foods that they LIKE to eat....
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Digestion & Nutrition: a Case Study

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students explore digestion/nutrition and utilize scientific investigation skills. They complete meal logs for several days and graph their results. After analyzing their data, they write formal lab reports.
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Ratios, Rates, Percent and Nutrition

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine food labels to determine percentage of fat and sugar to total calories with middle schoolers. Daily nutritional guidelines are discussed and learners will decide how well their foods fit into a healthy diet. In the provided...
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Introduction to Nutrition

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders take a closer look at the foods they eat and the nutritional value of each. This lesson helps them see why foods are grouped together the way they are and what types of nutrition are provided by these food groups. They...

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