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Nutrition Label Worksheet

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Nutritional labels are everywhere, yet so few of us take the time to use them! Here is a worksheet that learners can use to practice calculating such features as calories, carbohydrates, and serving size based on real examples of...
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An Introduction to Nutrition

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Whether you need a new textbook for your health class, or a few exercises and passages for your lesson on nutrition, you'll find what you need with a thorough nutritional science resource. With 15 chapters that cover elements of...
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Fast Food and Daily Nutrition Choices

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students explore food. In this nutrition lesson plan, students investigate multiple facets of healthy eating and how the fast food industry impacts our society. They will participate in class discussions, read from their text-book, and...
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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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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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Ratios, Rates, Percent and Nutrition

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Examine food labels to determine percentage of fat and sugar to total calories with middle schoolers. Daily nutritional guidelines are discussed and learners will decide how well their foods fit into a healthy diet. In the provided...
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"Yo Quiero a Glob of Lard" How To Figure the Nutritional Value of Foods

For Students 6th - 10th
Sometimes students' favorite restaurants aren't the healthiest! Using this nutrition worksheet, they determine the nutritional value of their favorite foods. Breaking down foods into 6 nutrient groups, students apply simple math to...
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Nutrition & You

For Teachers K - 3rd
Complete a unit on diet and nutrition with young learners. They will explore various websites, create a food pyramid, categorize foods into food groups, list the benefits of various types of foods, evaluate a fast food meal, and identify...
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Nutty For Nutrition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Research the nutritional value of food by having groups of high schoolers conduct Internet research to determine healthy food choices. They calculate the nutritional value of the food and create a PowerPoint presentation indicating the...
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Becoming Familiar with Ruminant Nutrition

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Using a scenario about a farmer and his livestock, learners explore multiple facets concerning animal nutrition. They diagram the animal digestive system, describe ruminant digestion, and if able, visit a feedlot. Wow, sounds like fun!
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Child Nutrition Unit

For Teachers 7th - 10th
How much fun can you have teaching adolescents about nutrition? Try taking them to work with preschoolers for an hour! This 4-day mini-unit about the importance of nutrition early in life culminates with a field trip. It was written for...
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Digestion and Nutrition

For Students 5th - 8th
Debunk the theory that a soda-and-candy diet is a nutritionally sound concept! Learners first read 2 paragraphs of background information covering essential nutrients, digestion, and homeostasis. Then, they use the information they...
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ESL: Nutrition/Label Reading

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Assist your pupils in making healthy food choices with this instructional activity. First, have them bring in different kinds of food labels, and put a list of key words on the board (list is not included, but can be nutrition or...
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Nutrition

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Are you looking for a presentation for a basic introduction to nutrition? This PowerPoint will do the job. It provides the information for a variety of topics such as: nutrients, portions, food groups, and calories. Check it out!
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Animal Nutrition

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Use this great overview to give information on all aspects of nutrition. By working their way through this PowerPoint, students review a lot of information about the digestive process.  Students read many facts on a number of detailed...
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STEMonstration: Nutrition

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Why eat anything that doesn't taste good? Learners view a lesson from the STEMonstration series discovering the key to nutrition is that it meets the metabolic needs of the individual. They follow the lesson with an activity designing a...
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Sports Nutrition and Performance

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Take a look at this nutrition lesson which is specifically geared for high school competitive athletes. This is a comprehensive lesson and is worth perusing if you are serious about having your athletes understand how important food is...
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Nutrition -- A Lesson for Life - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars briefly explain the importance of nutrition in their everyday lives, and they tell you about how many calories they should consume in a day. They list readily available and affordable healthy foods that they LIKE to eat....
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Science of NFL Football: Nutrition, Hydration and Health

For Teachers 5th - 12th
How does what you eat compare to an NFL football player? The final video in a 10-part series explains the nutrition requirements at the extreme level of an NFL player. The instructor explains the key nutrients and their nutritional...
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Nutrition and Physical Education Activities in the Classroom

For Teachers K - 6th
You can promote health and wellness using nutrition activities and lessons. With physical education activities and suggestions about snack times, you can help impvove the habits of the youngsters under your charge. 
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Understanding Food - Nutrition - Part 2/2

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Continue learning about nutrients with Natalie! This is part two discussing what exactly nutrients are. This video discusses proteins, amino acids, and fats extensively in a scientific but straightforward way. Great for a biology or...
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Understanding Food - Nutrition - Part 1/2

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Natalie explains what exactly nutrients are. Here in part one she discusses building blocks such as vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates, and water. Each is thoroughly explained in a simple, but scientific way. Use in a biology or nutrition...
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What is Health?

For Students 6th - 12th
Many indicators of health are beyond a teenager's control, but there are many changes they can make in their daily life that can improve their health. Middle schoolers think about their physical, social, and mental health status before...
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Nutrition and Digestion

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A very scientific explanation of food and digestion is portrayed by Paul Andersen using a Smart Board. The digestive process begins in the mouth and is shown as food moves through the body. Mechanical and chemical digestion are...

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