Take a look inside our printable book "Health & Nutrition (Grades 4-9)," with this sneak peek slideshow. With this slideshow, you'll see some of the many health- and nutrition-themed activities inside the book, including literature guides, journal topics, and more.
This exercise will help students learn to make good choices about what to eat.
Using inquiry-based activities, students work in groups to test the dissolving rate of LifeSavers.
Engage your students' interest in their health and well-being with the interdisciplinary activities in this teacher's guide for Chew on This: Everything You Don't Want to Know About Fast Food. This guide includes lesson planning ideas and discussion questions about nutrition, the history of fast food, and the practices of fast-food corporations.
Students grow their own alfalfa sprouts and then eat them in a sandwich.
Using the Internet, children compare and contrast the nutritional value of menu items from different fast-food restaurant chains.
Introduce your students to a lab that evaluates students' ability to use data and charts to find foods that meet daily requirements. Materials list, set-up instructions, and evaluation guide are included.
The human immune system vocabulary is reviewed.
Assign one of 10 journal topics for students on the subject of food.
Explore the sensitive issues of teasing and obesity with your class as you read Larger-Than-Life-Lara by Dandi Daley Mackall. The cross-curricular lesson plans, author commentary, and questions in this guide will promote class discussion.
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