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Nutrition

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify food groups, foods that fit into those groups, and look at the nutritional value of each food group. They also discover how to interpret and understand food labels. The whole class makes some burgers and fries,...
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The nutritional value of snack foods

For Teachers 5th
This lesson is intended as preparation for a school health fair but could be used anytime. Learners discuss and compare the nutrition found in typical snack foods. They compose investigative questions, collect data, and research a...
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Nutrition Log

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Record what you eat for three days of the week with a helpful nutrition log. Kids write down what they eat and how much they eat for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks for two weekdays and one weekend day. 
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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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Lab Experiments in Nutrition Activity

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Which vitamins should be ingested daily for maximum nutrition? Learners with ispecial needs or those who are pregnant focused on television and magazines advertisements that are used to sell food products. They conduct experiments and...
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Digestive Enzymes, Nutrition and Your Health

For Teachers 9th - 12th
As Natalie describes in this video, nutrition is about more than just having a healthy diet. Your body's absorption, digestion, and elimination is key in your overall health. The function of enzymes is clearly explained along with the...
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Simple Keys and Nutrition

For Teachers 3rd
An inventive and engaging lesson on nutrition, food groups, and the food pyramid is here for you. In it, young dieticians learn about the basics of nutrition. They use the book, Frog and Toad are Friends, to help them foster discussion...
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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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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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Introduction to Nutrition

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders take a closer look at the foods they eat and the nutritional value of each. This lesson helps them see why foods are grouped together the way they are and what types of nutrition are provided by these food groups. They...
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Nutrition: A Thematic Unit

For Teachers 1st
Young learners explore nutrition and the food groups in these two mini-lesson plan ideas. First, kindergarteners have a discussion about their health and how different foods contribute to it before making their own personal food pyramid....
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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 -- A Lesson for Life - Biology Teaching Thesis

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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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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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Plant Nutrition

For Teachers 9th
Work with these details to explain the many different aspects of plant nutrition. The majority of these slides give interesting trivia and unusual points about soil health, leaf health, and the variety of growth media that can be used.
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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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Nutrition Research Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
One fun way to conclude a nutrition unit is to assign a project. Individuals or pairs opt to film a video, or design a poster or brochure informing others about their choice of 11 suggested nutrition topics. You might not feel that the...
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Nutrition Worksheet on Phenylketonuria

For Students 1st - 4th
Do you have young scholars living with Phenylketonuria? This simple quiz use both humor and images to help lighten the mood when instructing kids with PKU on their special nutritional needs. The five multiple-choice questions cover...
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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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AP: Chapter 41: Animal Nutrition

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Ms. Foglia has created another comprehensive biology worksheet that you can use with your advanced learners. The topic is animal nutrition and the digestive system. Questions address nutrients and deficiencies, stages of food processing,...
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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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Nutrition Project

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A salad of nutrition-themed videos can be enjoyed by your health class as a wrap-up to the nutrition unit. Groups select a topic and create a two-three minute skit or commercial to be filmed and shared. If you assign each group a...

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