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29 resources with the concept malnutrition

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Food Sustainability Unit

For Teachers 4th
Lesson Plans for the week long unit about food sustainability. This unit talks about the different aspects of food and how it relates to sustainability. Day one considers the importance of a healthy diet and how malnutrition and over...
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5 Things Your Nails Can Say About Your Health

For Students 9th - 12th
Did you know your nails can show symptoms of health problems? Video highlights five symptoms that can tell you more about what is going on with your body. From a lack of nutrition to cancer to an injury, nails tell you things you might...
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Super Tracker Nutrition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Here's a program that uses technology to encourage high schoolers to develop healthy diet and exercise habits. After tracking and evaluating their eating choices, class members craft a personalized nutrition plan and daily menu based on...
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Serving Up My Plate

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Within three nutrition-themed, inquiry-based learning opportunities, pupils take notice of their eating habits; delve deep into the five food groups, gain experience in planning meals, participate in a taste test, and explore ads from...
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Packaging Tricks

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
As part of their study of how advertisers use various techniques to influence consumers, kids examine the design, the promotions, and the product placement in the packaging of their favorite foods. 
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Food Insecurity

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
Food insecurity, whether as a result of food scarcity or a lack of nutritious food, is a growing and serious problem in the world today. After discussing the concept of food insecurity, learners listen to an NPR radio broadcast on the...
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Global Hunger and Malnutrition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Is there a difference between hunger and malnutrtion? Is this a problem only in third world countries? How does hunger and malnutrition affect the community? Why do these problems exist when the world produces enough food to feed...
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Hunger at Home

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Learners identify basic nutritional needs. They also glean recommendations from the food pyramid, recommended dietary guidelines, importance of exercise throughout the life cycle, and how  proper nutrition helps the body to resist...
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Hunger in the World

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Background information is a great tool for any teacher. This resource provides background information on nutrition and world hunger, as well as ten different activity options to help learners understand this global issue. Each activity...
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New Delhi: Reading Comprehension and Vocab Building

For Students 10th - 11th
Read to learn! The class reads an informational text related to social systems, economy, and malnutrition in India. They will read the included passage, answer 5 comprehension questions, then look up highlighted words in the dictionary. 
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Erase Neighborhood Hunger

For Teachers K - 12th
Students research the varied causes of hunger and the effects malnutrition can have on people's bodies and minds. They brainstorm concrete steps they can take to help erase hunger and malnutrition. Students draw one or more ways that...
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Helping People Who Are Hungry

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners discuss the concept of hunger.  For this hunger lesson, students discuss the book, The Story of Stone Soup.  Student then brainstorm a possible service project ideas and create plans to carry out their service project.
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Feeding Minds, Feeding Hunger - What Can We Do to Help?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students look at hunger and malnutrition. For this hunger lesson, students research people who have helped out their community to make sure that no one goes hungry. They see what things they can do to help out as well. 
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Rice as a Source of Energy

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate the nutrition in rice. In this rice lesson plan, 5th graders discover that rice is a great source of energy. Students compare foods to rice to see the differences in the nutritional value. Students classify...
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Hunger and Malnutrition

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students recognize that our bodies cannot function without certain essential foods. In this hunger and malnutrition lesson plan, students become familiar with the problems associated with malnutrition such as medical problems, problems...
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Food for Thought: Hunger???Around the Block, Around the World LESSON 2: Local Hunger and Malnutrition

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars examine the difference between hunger and malnutrition. They study the idea of hunger as a theme in literature while discovering how communities can solve hunger problems.
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What is Hunger and Who are the Hungry?

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students aim to explain why we need food, to know that we need many different foods and to know who is hungry in the world.
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Food Systems Feed the World

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders explore nutrition by viewing video clips discussing world hunger. In this malnutrition lesson, 5th graders discuss the reasons people cannot afford food in rural areas and read assigned text discussing our agriculture...
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Hunger and Malnutrition

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate hunger and malnutrition. In this hunger and malnutrition lesson plan, 5th graders study the importance of proper nutrition. Students explore the scope of hunger and malnutrition problems.
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Hunger and Malnutrition

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders use a variety of resources to determine the importance of getting the proper nutrients. In this nutrition lesson, student complete an activity in which they examine the world issue of hunger and malnutrition. They locate...
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What are Hunger and Malnutrition and Who are the Hungry?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students explore world hunger by reading assigned text in class. In this malnutrition instructional activity, students identify the main causes for poverty conditions around the world and staple foods are easier to produce than most...
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Why Are People Hungry and Malnourished?

For Teachers 2nd - 6th
Students explore world hunger by analyzing statistics in class. In this malnutrition lesson, students discuss the probability of a child being born today without proper nutrition and how the food system can be revamped to provide...
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Food Security, Nutrition and Health

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students examine the concepts of food security and malnutrition. In this healthy diets activity, students discuss hunger. food security, and malnutrition. Students collages that depict a world in which no one goes hungry and share them...
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What Can We Do to Help End Hunger?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students use the internet to research people who have made a difference in the fight against poverty and hunger. In groups, they discuss the actions they can take in their community to help those in need. They are also introduced to the...