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Fast Food and Daily Nutrition Choices

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students explore food. In this nutrition 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 text-book, and...
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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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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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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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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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Becoming Familiar with Ruminant Nutrition

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Using a scenario about a farmer and his livestock, learners explore multiple facets concerning animal nutrition. They diagram the animal digestive system, describe ruminant digestion, and if able, visit a feedlot. Wow, sounds like fun!
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Child Nutrition Unit

For Teachers 7th - 10th
How much fun can you have teaching adolescents about nutrition? Try taking them to work with preschoolers for an hour! This 4-day mini-unit about the importance of nutrition early in life culminates with a field trip. It was written for...
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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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Sports Nutrition and Performance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take a look at this nutrition lesson which is specifically geared for high school competitive athletes. This is a comprehensive lesson and is worth perusing if you are serious about having your athletes understand how important food is...
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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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What is Health?

For Students 6th - 12th
Many indicators of health are beyond a teenager's control, but there are many changes they can make in their daily life that can improve their health. Middle schoolers think about their physical, social, and mental health status before...
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Exploring Nutrition Using The Food Pyramid

For Teachers 1st - 10th
Learners of all ages study nutrition by designing their own food guide pyramids using pictures from Pics4Learning. They analyze their food consumption over the course of a typical day in respect to the USDA's recommended serving sizes....
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The Very Hungry Caterpillar

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Invite that hungry caterpillar to teach your class about nutrition! After brief instruction on fruit, the teacher reads The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle to the class. Kids hold up the fruit images at appropriate points in the...
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Fun Nutrition- How Much Fat in that Snack?

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Learners investigate which foods contain the most fat. In this nutrition lesson, students are introduced to the role dietary fat plays in our diet through various activities. Learners compare snack foods and analyze the fat content in...
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Nutrition Matters

For Teachers 5th
Investigate nutrition and the food pyramid. Fifth graders will use computer software to write a paragraph about nutrition. They will then diagram the food pyramid and gather and organize a collection of healthy recipes.
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Food for the Brain

For Teachers 6th - 12th
With a couple of neat diagrams on student handouts, your life science or health class will examine the contents and serving sizes of healthy foods. They dissect a slice of pizza and scrutinize the nutritional value of its components in...
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Nutritional Challenges

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
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...
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Consuming Healthy Snacks

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Get your class into great shape by introducing them to the benefits of eating healthy snacks and engaing in regular exercise. This set of activities comes with all the worksheets and handouts needed to complete several weeks of nutrition...
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Nutrition Label Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Learners discover how to read nutrition labels. In this nutrition lesson, students review important vocabulary words, such as "sodium" and "calories." Learners 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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The nutritional value of snack foods

For Teachers 5th
This instructional activity is intended as preparation for a school health fair but could be used anytime. Learners discuss and compare the nutrition found in typical snack foods. They compose investigative questions, collect data, and...
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Lab Experiments in Nutrition Activity

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Which vitamins should be ingested daily for maximum nutrition? Learners with ispecial needs or those who are pregnant focused on television and magazines advertisements that are used to sell food products. They conduct experiments and...
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Getting the Most Nutrition from Your Food

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Healthy eating is a habit that one can never start too early. Learners in grades five through seven, work through a series of activities and informational reading to understand how to make good food choices. You'll find a full...

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