Obesity, Eating Habits and Weight Loss
Students conduct Internet research, view film and participate in class discussion to identify the problem and causes of obesity in America. They evaluate the food pyramid and break down the nutritional components of fast food and frozen meals.
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"Youth Obesity: Schools Fight Back” Language Arts Lesson Plan
Kids fight obesity by comparing the USDA food intake suggestions to what they personally consume throughout the day. They watch a video, read texts, and explore related vocabulary which they use as they compose an oral presentation. Hand...
7th - 12th Health CCSS: Designed
Youth Obesity: Schools Fight Back
Explore nutrition and healthy eating habits through this study on youth obesity. Learners watch a PBS documentary on this epidemic which discusses government programs aimed at healthier choices as well as more localized efforts. They...
9th - 12th Health CCSS: Designed
Eat Healthy • Be Active Community Workshops
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...
6th - 12th Health CCSS: Adaptable
Lose It! – Calorie Counter and Weight Loss Tracker
Record calorie and nutritional content, exercise, and weight loss with this functional application. As part of a nutrition or health class, open the eyes of teenagers to the make-up of what they really eat. Encourage healthy habits by...
6th - Higher Ed Physical Education
Do Something about… Eating Healthy - Day 3: Nutritious Choices
Day 3: Nutritious Choices is the third lesson of ten in this nutrition unit by Do Something, Inc. The focus this time is sugar. How much sugar does the average American consume in a year? Ask your class to make some guesses and then...
9th - 12th Health