Nutrition and Physical Activity

This Nutrition and Physical Activity unit also includes:

Emerging nutritionists explore what it means to be healthy. In the beginning of the unit, your class will examine the five food groups and learn how food gets from the farm to our plates. This leads into the investigation of the digestive processes that take place when we eat. Lastly, learners discover healthy serving sizes and how to read food labels. This project-based learning activity also incorporates a physical activity log where young health enthusiasts track their exercise.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Classroom Considerations

  • Create a class KWL chart
Pros

  • This unit teaches learners that a combination of healthy eating and physical activity habits can create a "feel-good" lifestyle
  • Incorporates multiple learning strategies
  • Each lesson has extension ideas
  • All reproducibles are included at the end of the unit
Cons

  • None