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712 resources with the keyterm Nutrition

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How Sugar Affects the Brain

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Attention, sugar addicts! Here's why you can't quit the habit. Sweet taste receptors send a signal to the brain, which activates a reward system that responds by telling you to eat again. Over activating this reward system results in a...
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Should We Eat Bugs?

For Students 5th - 10th Standards
Cricket cookies? Mealworm mac and cheese? Bugs are super nutritious! Why don't we eat them? Viewers discover the history of entomophagy, that is, the practice of eating insects and spiders, by viewing a fascinating video that explores...
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TV 411 What's Cooking? Salt

For Students 5th - 12th
Here is a recipe for a practical cross-curricular lesson! Cover unit conversions and ratios for math, the periodic table of elements for science, the difference between sodium and salt and its relation to high blood pressure for...
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What's on My Plate?

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Kids work together in groups to discuss and understand the differences between a typical diet and a healthy one. They use the My Plate recommendations to compare what they eat with what they should be eating according to the MyPlate...
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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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Does Your Diet Stack Up?

For Teachers 5th - 10th
An interesting way to learn about dietary requirements, this resource prompts learners to look at what someone in the U.S. eats and compare it to what someone in South America eats. They discuss the social, religious, psychological,...
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What Am I Missing?

For Teachers K - 8th
Discuss nutrition and identify components of a healthy diet, view a Food Guide Pyramid, and create a Personal Food Pyramid, listing all foods eaten in the past 24 hours. Compare food lists with the standard Food Guide and determine where...
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Data and Probability: What is the Best Snack?

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
In this math/nutrition lesson, the nutritional value of 3 snack foods is recorded on a data chart and represented on a bar graph. Students analyze and compare information, construct data charts and related bar graphs, and draw...
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Souper Art

For Teachers K - 6th
Turn your young artists into great marketing specialists with this fun lesson plan! They will turn ordinary soup cans into exciting choices for dinner by recreating the can label. This is a fantastic project to connect art, advertising,...
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Making Choices

For Teachers 4th - 9th Standards
When choosing what foods to eat, there are a lot of factors to consider. To help make the decision a little easier, young learners work in small groups developing short plays, stories, or advertisements that address the different issues...
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Eating and Physical Activity Goal Sheet

For Teachers K - 9th
Encourage your youngsters to eat well and exercise and have them record their goals on this page. Learners note down their current eating and activity habits and then set appropriate goals for today, tomorrow, the next week, and the next...
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Vending Machine Bans Increase in Schools Nationwide

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Does a ban on vending machines infringe on student rights, or do school officials have an obligation to monitor foods sold on school grounds? Your class members will explore the educational, health, and financial issues related to...
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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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Morning Fitness Tips

For Teachers K - 6th
Share Morning Fitness Tips with your class, or your whole school! You will have to put time and effort into preparing your costumes and in getting together what fitness information, you want to share, but the program is a great addition...
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Label Language

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Kids use a handy label decoder to better understand what they read on food packages. They analyze the nutrition is a variety of pre-packaged food items by filling out a food label worksheet. A food model kit link and three additional web...
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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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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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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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Health Concerns Lecture

For Teachers 6th - 10th
This lesson on health concerns includes a ton of information. There is a PowerPoint presentation that walks through the entire lesson. If you want a quick introduction to these topics then run through this slide presentation quickly, but...
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Healthy Eating

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A short, yet very informative, presentation on the basics of healthy eating. Young dieticians view slides which have colorful photos and graphics of foods that are healthy (and not so healthy), along with information on the basic food...
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Eco-Healthy Lunch

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students plan healthy lunches and how to dispose of their lunch waste. In this pre-field trip lesson, students and teachers plan healthy, nutritious lunches to bring on a field trip. They also discuss how to sort their garbage into the...
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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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Call it "Macaroni"

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Who knew there were so many fun educational opportunities featuring pasta? Scholars read a brief informational text about the history of pasta (note that "macaroni" is spelled two different ways, so address this if kids are reading...
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Bread in a Bag

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Could the history of bread really be interesting? Yes, it could! An informational text gives scholars wheat production background from 8,000 years ago, discussing different types of bread and the current industry in Oklahoma. Learners...