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41 reviewed resources for health nutrition and sports

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Health Triangle Self Assessment

For Students 7th - 12th
Measure health as a triangle, with each side representing different aspects of health: physical, emotional/mental, and social. High schoolers complete a self-assessment of their health in all three areas before scoring their progress and...
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Elementary School Health and Wellness Fair

For Teachers 9th - 12th
This is a nice idea for high school high schoolers to organize and present a Health and Wellness Fair at a local elementary school. It looks like it would take a lot of organization, but would certainly build community relationships....
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Sports Nutrition and Performance

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

For Students 5th - 8th
Not everyone has the exact same health needs- but what are the influencial factors? This activity breaks down nutritional requirements (RDA) through 4 different scenarios depicting different adolescents. Students answer questions about...
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Individual Sports - Final Project

For Teachers 9th - 12th
 A very nicely organized worksheet for a final project on a one-week workout plan for an individual sport. There are four parts to this workout plan: goals, nutrition, safety, and physical activity/exercise. These categories will...
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Lab Experiments in Nutrition

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Looking for authentic hands-on nutritional experiments? High schoolers will perform experiments to test for the presence of vitamin C in several solutions as well as the effect of caffeine on Daphnia. They will also consider the...
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Rethink Your Drink

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine the sugar content of common beverages. In this adult health lesson, students convert grams of sugar to teaspoons. They discuss the benefits of drinking water instead of soda and juices.
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Train at School

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Keep your mind and body fit with a fun activity about the five food groups. After going over the functions of fruit, vegetables, grains, meats and beans, and dairy, as well as oils and fats, learners participate in a bean bag toss to...
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The Wellness Triangle

For Students 6th - 9th
Health is not simply the absence of disease or a one-dimensional notion, but is really a combination of physical, emotional, and social components. Discover the wellness triangle, which not only includes signs of health and ways to...
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Nutrition, Hydration, and Health

For Teachers 5th - 12th
NFL football in science class? Yes, please! In an engaging and motivating three-day lesson, kids take a look at their own nutritional habits and needs compared to those of an NFL player, then experiment with the effects of hydration on...
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Lunch Talks Review

For Students Higher Ed
In this health worksheet, students identify and locate various vocabulary terms related to health and diet. There are 19 health terms located in the word search.
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Wellness Day

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Plan a wellness day! Invite speakers from community resources to come and present and participate in a wellness day. Reinforce how important it is to take care of the whole body and how the choices they make now can make a difference...
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Goal-Setting Calendar

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
SNACK—an acronym for healthy eating success! Youngsters complete a goal-setting calendar to track their progress on implementing good nutritional experiences into their diet.  
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Revised “Understanding Nutrition” Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students evaluate their current food choices. In this health science lesson, students test different drinks to rate the amount of Vitamin C content. They discuss results in class.
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Eating to Win

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learners examine human health by completing a sports nutrition worksheet. In this eating habits activity, students discuss the importance of a balanced diet and proper feeding times when competing in physical activities. Learners...
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Taking Care of You

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners use the internet to gather information on physical fitness and nutrition. They calculate their target heart rate and define new vocabulary words. They write an article about sports related injuries and explain the different...
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Quench That Thirst

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students examine the sugar and calorie content of different beverages. In this adult health lesson, students analyze how advertising can be very misleading. They determine the correct amount of juice or beverage they should take per day.
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Race To Win Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students develop proper work and personal skills that will enable them to become competent and confident adults. Students analyze basic nutritional habits. Students evaluate sport/athletic food patterns.
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Food + Activity = Weight and Health

For Students 3rd - 5th
For this nutrition worksheet, students evaluate the school lunch menu and answer 3 short answer questions about it. Students then create a nutritious meal that they would like to eat at school.
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Cereal Box Project

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Challenge your class with this fun and engaging engineering design project. The goal, to create a brand new cereal complete with a list of ingredients, a name and logo, and a box to hold it in. Starting with a survey to determine the...
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That's Dope - Part 1

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate drugs in sports. In this performance enhancing drugs lesson, students discuss the uses for steroids in medicine and sports. Students utilize the web to play a steroid related game, view media clips of their favorite...
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Health and Nutrition

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore nutrition and health ideas to maintain their energy. In this energy lesson, 5th graders read information about ways to keep their energy boosted. Students keep a diary of what they each and create a chart for the...
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Understanding MyPlate

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Young scholars explore nutrition by participating in several group activities. For this human health lesson, students identify the MyPlate image which details the appropriate amount of food a healthy person should eat in a day. Young...
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Get a Move On!

For Teachers 1st - 6th
May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Get moving with lesson and activity ideas to encourage and motivate students today!