Youth Obesity: Schools Fight Back

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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 also view 12-minute film on picky eating which delves into the science of taste. Kids brainstorm a list of the top five unhealthy snacks they love, then consider why they are so tempting. Finally, they come up with healthy alternatives to these snacks and host a tasting. As pupils visit each station, they determine how the healthy option compares to the original. Finally, incorporate math by graphing the results.

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Resource Details

Grade
9th - 12th
Subjects
Health
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategies
Choral Response
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Technology
Video
Year
2012