Family Nutrition, Health, and Safety Teacher Resources

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Sun Blocks: Building a Foundation for Healthy Skin

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Here comes the sun! Primary graders engage in activities that teach them how to protect themselves from the effects of UV rays. They learn that each season (fall, winter, spring, and summer) offers its own special challenges so they...
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Human Growth and Development

For Teachers K - 5th Standards
A variety of activities spark discussion and encourage creative and critical thinking in a unit designed to inform kindergarten through fifth grade scholars about human growth and development. Each grade level is presented with five...
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Summer Safety!

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Students learn how to be safe in the summertime. In this personal health instructional activity, students examine swimming safety, bike safety, and nature safety. Students read literature and complete safety activities.
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How to Teach Cooking to Kids

For Teachers 1st - 8th
Youngsters are more likely to eat something if they've worked hard to make it! Plan a cooking class with an e-booklet from Julie Negrin, author of Easy Meals to Cook With Kids. It includes what you should consider about your school site...
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That’s Fresh

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Whether your class members want to learn how to make better sack lunches, gourmet Italian dinners, or regional specials, a set of cooking lesson plans is sure to serve up their interests. As cooks work through the series of lessons, they...
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Fun Nutrition- Prepare to Cook

For Teachers 2nd - 7th
Students explore food safety and apply these skills during food preparation. In this food safety lesson, students discuss the guidelines of food safety and generate a list of safety rules. Students practice washing their hands and use a...
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Heart to Heart

For Students 3rd - 7th
Study heart health and math in one activity. After measuring their resting heart rates by finding the pulse in their wrists, learners build a stethoscope to listen to their heart rate, and note the differences between the two methods.
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From Milk to Cheese & Seed to Shelf

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Learn about food production by making cheese, seeing how a seed gets to a shelf, and discussing food safety. Budding agriculturalists complete several activities and learn about food production, biotechnology, food preservation,...
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Taking Care of Our Bodies

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Young scholars examine healthy habits. In this personal health lesson, students read books pertaining to personal health topics and then discuss basic safety, hygiene, and nutrition.
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Healthy Living: How Does this Web Site Impact Medicare?

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Pupils assess information on the Health Canada Web site and determine whether such information should be paid for with tax dollars, and whether the publication of such information has an impact on Medicare.
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Life Science: Heavy Weight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate adolescent obesity and its health impact. In this health and obesity lesson, students research the problem, develop a survey regarding eating habits, then analyze the nutritional information on commonly eaten foods...
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Growing in Communities, Kids on the Grow

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young scholars participate in an after school program that promotes concern for others, recognizing differences, accepting differences, leadership roles, mentoring, self-responsibility and personal safety. They explore the diversity of...
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Hand Washing and Introduction to Growing Healthy Foods

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate hand washing. In this healthy habits lesson plan, students discover the benefits of hand washing. Students examine the reasons to wash hands to prevent the spread of germs.
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Snowball Soap

For Teachers K
Students create their own soap sculptures and take them home to use. They gradually add water to soap flakes until they are a consistency that can be molded. They mix the concoction with their hands and then sculpt the "snow" into...
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Life Cycle Of Painted Lady Butterflies

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
The Very Hungry Caterpillar is the inspiration for this project-based learning activity. Kindergartners create a lifecycle chart for a butterfly with four sections: egg, caterpillar, pupa, and butterfly. It is a three-dimensional...
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Exploring Pumpkins

For Teachers K
Pumpkins take the center stage in an engaging and informative lesson. Kindergartners learn about all things pumpkin! They examine the characteristics of the inside and outside of a pumpkin, learn about its life cycle, measure and weigh a...
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Yeasts and Molds

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students investigate the characteristics and nature of yeast and molds help to explain how these microorganisms affect food production. They experiment with yeast in sourdough in preparing sourdough pancakes.
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World Hunger

For Teachers 10th - Higher Ed
Students research the causes and effects of world hunger on children. In this world hunger activity, students discuss causes and effects of hunger around the world and research a specific area affected by hunger. Students prepare a...
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Yeasts and Molds: Food Science, Bacteria, Fungi

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
In this instructional activity students will consider the characteristics and nature of yeast and molds in order to help them understand how these microorganisms affect food production.

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