Two activities focus on healthy snacking. In the first activity, scholars create a poster displaying two messages—pack a healthy snack and make good food choices. The second activity challenges pupils to draft a snack list and tag along...
State of Victoria
How much water should we drink every day? How can food preparation be both healthy and satisfying? Check out this great 10-lesson unit which not only covers the body's need for water, but also includes lessons on tasting and storing...
This is a very valuable lesson for middle schoolers on the importance of maintaining a healthy body image through diet, exercise, and positive mentality. The resource includes four lesson plans. The first two plans outline the physical...
Promote healthy lifestyles with an interactive that provides young learners with healthy nutrition and exercise messages. Class members plug their height and weight information into an online body mass index calculator, and hear positive...
Students devise their own scheme for encouraging healthy eating and discuss health eating. They prepare a talk for younger students from the government to promote healthy eating.
Students navigate MS Publisher to create a publication about a healthy lifestyle. In this healthy lifestyle lesson, students participate in activities to learn to eat right, to be fit and to create a publication based on what they...
Have your class members consider how their lifestyle choices may differ from those of their grandparents when they were younger. After brainstorming and discussing differences in lifestyle, pupils watch a Coca-Cola advertisement that...
Get your scholars cooking with a collection of activities that pairs the class to a community chef, promotes healthy snacking and drinking, and explores fruits and vegetables. Lower elementary learners create vegetable super heroes,...
In this eating disorders activity, students use drawings or photos from magazines to create an ad for blue jeans. They use realistic body types and positive messages about body image and types. The activity includes two questions about...
High schoolers take on the role of the nation's first Teen Nutrition and Fitness Czars and create tips that can be texted to other teens to remind them about healthy eating and exercising. Groups read articles to gather background...
Teach little learners the difference between a healthy snack and an unhealthy one. After a class discussion about what constitutes a healthy vs. an unhealthy snack, pupils cut out pictures from magazines and sort them into categories...
Workout buddies aren't just for adults! Learners discuss the benefits of 60 minutes of physical activity each day and generate ideas for how they can accomplish this by working toward a goal with friends.
Students study the food pyramid to learn about healthy food. For this healthy foods lesson, students create a chart of the healthy foods they eat in a day. Students discuss their choices and how they could make better choices.
True Blue Schools
Practice nutritional cooking with a collection of fun meal preparation lessons. Each lesson includes a focus, objective, collaborative activity, and recipe to culminate what young cooks have learned about healthy eating.
State of Victoria
From examining how much sugar is in foods and looking at fruit and vegetable varieties to making mini rainbow tarts, this unit provides youngsters with a fabulous overview of proper nutrition and eating habits.
Students analyze alcohol and tobacco ads and create parodies of them. The eight lessons in this unit include discussions about why teens smoke or drink, the psychology behind the advertising, and writing persuasive letters to agencies,...
Ninth graders analyze lifestyle factors that affect health and demonstrate an awareness of key lifestyle practices associated with prevention of disease.
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...
For this nutrition worksheet, students create a comic strip about meals, nutrition, food groups, and the messages celebrities send about weight and nutrition. Students sum up their message with one sentence after drawing their comic strip.
Choose My Plate
Discover a variety of ways to eat and cook whole grains with a word scramble and secret code instructional activity. Class members uncover seven whole grain options before using a number system to decode a secret message.
Advocates for Youth
So many of life's problems could be resolved with proper communication. Teenagers work on replacing negative messages with positive messages, active listening techniques, and communicating assertively in a series of classroom activities.
If you are planning on showing the movie Super Size Me in your health or biology class, this is a resource you will not want to overlook! Thirty-one questions keep viewers gleaning facts, and then seven more questions help them to apply...