Why do you think it is important to eat healthy foods
What do you think Nutrition is
What are the five food groups
What group does the carrot belong to
What is the daily recommended serving for the meat group
What food group makes helps to build strong bones and teeth
What food group will give you healthy skin and helps you see in the dark
5 Activities Menu of what you eat at home Making a Food Pyramid Research on internet about Nutrition http//www.exhibits.pacsci.org/nutrition/more/more .html 6 Learning Objectives
Students will be able to
Associate foods from the Five Food Groups as nutritious foods that are good for them
Name all Five Food Groups of the Food Guide Pyramid
State one way each food group keeps them healthy
Name at least three foods that belong to each of the Food Groups
7 (No Transcript) 8 The Nutrition Café glossary The Interactive Food Guide Pyramid Dietary Guidelines for Americans 9 T E K S 115.3. Health Education Grade 1. (a) Introduction. (1) In health education students acquire the health information and skills necessary to become healthy adults and learn about behaviors in which they should and should not participate. To achieve that goal students will understand the following students should first seek guidance in the area of health from their parents personal behaviors can increase or reduce health risks throughout the lifespan health is influenced by a variety of factors students can recognize and utilize health information and products and personal/interperson al skills are needed to promote individual family and community health. (2) In Grade 1 students learn more about their bodies and how to care for themselves. Students also begin to learn that relationships exist between behaviors and health and that there are community helpers such as nurses and doctors who help them stay healthy. In Grade 1 students also learn skills to help them make friends resolve conflicts and solve problems. 10 T E K S 11 T E K S 12 T E K S 13 T E K S 14 National 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 behaviors.
Standard 3- Students will demonstrate the ability to access valid information and products to enhance health.
Standard 4- Students will demonstrate the ability to use interpersonal communication skills to enhance health.
15 National Standards
Standard 5- Students will demonstrate the ability to use decision-making skills to enhance health.
Standard 6- Students will demonstrate the ability to use goal setting skills to enhance health.
Standard 7- Students will demonstrate the ability to practice health-enhancing behaviors.
Standard 8- Students will demonstrate the ability to advocate for personal family and community health.
16 WEB RESOURCES
This site offers interactive games help students understand the importance of nutrition and healthy eating. In Nutrient Sleuth students must follow clues to find the missing nutrient. Grab a Grape requires visitors to match nutrition-related questions and answers in a Jeopardy-like format. The eye-opening Have a Bite activity asks students to build a meal from a menu of choices and find out how nutritious it actually is.
This site walks students through each level of the food pyramid and explores serving sizes food labels and some surprising food myths. Includes a printable journal page discussion questions for kids to bring up with adults in their families and a Foodsmarts word search.
17 WEB RESOURCES
EAT YOUR VEGETABLES- http//5aday.nci.nih.gov/
The National Institutes of Health offers this site containing lots of resources to encourage folks to eat vegetables in appropriate quantities. While the subject may not be popular with young people health and nutrition teachers will find a number of resources that can be used to help students make more intelligent choices about the foods they eat.
NUTRITION FOR PARENTS- http//www.fns.usda.gov/tn/ Parents/index.htm
This US Department of Agriculture site provides valuable information for parents interested in teaching their children healthy eating habits. The site has a seasonal guide for healthy eating ten tips for planning healthy school lunches activities that parents and children can do together and a list of health conscious reading resources sorted by age-group.
18 WEB RESOURCES
FIVE A DAY NUTRITION- http//www.5aday.gov/
The National Cancer Institute now offers this venerable site as an encouragement to make fruits and vegetables a central part of the American diet. Though not designed specifically for students the site includes complete resources - recipes promotional ideas local contact information etc. - and could be useful for health and nutrition classes.
BILINGUAL HEALTH INFORMATION- http//www.ncfh.org/ pateduc.htm
The information on this site was originally developed for limited literacy Spanish and English speaking patients. It offers basic health nutrition and lifestyles information in a context which may be suitable for either students or parents in certain specific settings. Lots of illustrations and minimal use of text help make these resources easy to use.
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