Way To Grow Recommended for grades 3,4,5

In this course, participants will learn facts about nutrition, including the concept and use of MyPlate and the importance of eating from a variety of foods in moderation each day. Students will learn that eating healthy food provides calories as energy, as well as essential nutrients needed for growth and development. Participants will also learn to assess the nutritional components of their diets.

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TOPICS COVERED

  • MyPlate and the food groups
  • Portion Sizes and Serving Sizes
  • Nutrition Facts Label
  • Calories as an energy source
  • Nutrients and their role in growth and development

OBJECTIVES

  • Students will be able to describe the concept of MyPlate and will be able to list the food groups
  • Students will be able to distinguish between portion size and serving size
  • Students will be able to locate the serving size on a Nutrition Facts Label
  • Students will be able to explain why the body needs calories
  • Students will be able to recognize the 6 essential nutrients

 

NATIONAL HEALTH EDUCATION STANDARDS

  • Standard 1: Students will comprehend concepts related to health promotion and disease prevention to enhance health
  • Standard 7: Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors and avoid or reduce health risks

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ACTIVITIES AND ASSIGNMENTS

Way to Grow Digital Instruction20m
STUDENT ASSIGNMENTS:
Combination Foods 30m
Food and Activity Journal 30m
Health Database 30m
Switch that Snack 15m
Eat those Fruits and Veggies! 35m
"While you Watch" worksheet 15m
   
CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES:
Classroom Cookbook 15m
Is it Fruit? 30m
Reading a Food Label 45m
Salad Party 30m
Introducing MyPlate 25m

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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