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Way to grow

Nutrition

grades 3-5

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.

*A product license is for 1 Year Per School

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

Standards

met

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

Program Materials

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Estimated Teachable Minutes

WAY TO GROW - 20 Minutes

While You Watch worksheet - 15m

 

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

 

Combination Foods - 30m

 

Food and Activity Journal - 30m

 

Health Database - 30m

 

Switch that Snack - 15m

 

Eat Those Fruits and Veggies! - 35m