Fast Food Vacation Recommended for grades 6,7,8

In this course, participants will learn how their food choices are being influenced through avenues such as the food’s marketing strategies, along with the media and even grocery stores’ advertising tactics. Students will learn ways to maintain a healthy body even with outside influences. Participants will also be taught what a portion size is and how it plays a role in a healthy diet and body. The dangers of eating foods with high fat, sodium and sugar will be covered as well.

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TOPICS COVERED

  • Food Advertising/Marketing
  • How to maintain a healthy body
  • Reading a Nutrition Facts Label
  • Calories in = Calories out
  • Portion Sizes and Serving Sizes
  • Negative risks of excessive fat, sodium and sugar

OBJECTIVES

  • Students will be able to identify influences on food choices
  • Students will be able to identify examples of media slogans
  • Students will be able to name 3 ways to maintain a healthy body
  • Students will be able to explain what Calories In = Calories Out means
  • Students will be able to define portion size and serving size
  • Students will be able to list three negative risks associated with eating foods high in fat, sodium and sugar

 

NATIONAL HEALTH EDUCATION STANDARDS

  • Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health
  • Standard 2: Students will analyze the influence of family, peers, culture, media, technology, and other factors on health behavior
  • Standard 5: Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health
  • Standard 6: Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal-setting skills to enhance health
  • Standard 8: Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal, family, and community health

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ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

Fast Food Vacation Digital Instruction25m
STUDENT ASSIGNMENTS:
Analyzing Ads 45m
Beyond the TV Commercials 60m
Energy in and Energy Out 15-30m
Fad Diets: The Good, Bad & Ugly 30m
Food and Activity Journal 45m
Meeting Your Nutrition and Activity Goals 30m
Understanding BMI 15m
"While you Watch" worksheet  
   
CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES
Introducing MyPlate 25m
Read it Before You Eat It 30m
Reading a Food Label 45m
The Health of Our Bones 30m

Program Licensing includes access to the following resources for one year:

  • e-Learning classroom instruction
  • Student Assignments
  • Classroom Activities
  • Assessments

Project + Print Access

Individual Health World programs are $50. The course material will be in Project + Print Access, this allows educators to project and review the course material with the class and then provide students with printable assignments to complete. When purchasing Project + Print Access the fees associated are per school.

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Pricing: $50.00

TOPIC BUNDLE

If you would like to purchase this course along with related courses in the Nutrition Bundle category, you can purchase our Nutrition Bundle Bundle!

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If you are interested in more than three Health World programs or building an entire curriculum for your school, district or home school organization, we also offer volume discount deals.

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