This is a comprehensive nutrition unit that will engage students in fun and interactive activities. It will teach them the science behind their food. Students will learn about the four food groups, the benefits of vitamins and minerals, the importance of water, how to analyze a food label, how to calculate calories, how to calculate a serving size, and the factors that affect metabolism. Everything is ready to print and use. This unit is best for Grade 5-8 students.
This product includes:
1. Teacher Notes and Sequence of Activities
2. Student Notes
3. Nutrition Anticipation Guide
4. Food Label Detective
5. Food Group Challenge
6. Food Group Strips
7. Essential Vitamins
8. Essential Minerals
9. Vitamins and Minerals Criss Cross
10. Water! Water! Water!
11. Menu for a Millionaire
12. Video Links
13. Nutrition Jeopardy
14. Review Sheet
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This was such a time saver. The teacher notes were excellent. They covered all the curriculum, complete with a timeline of activities and an answer key. "Menu for a Millionaire" was a great assignment for me to assess student learning.