Monthly Archives: October 2012

Test & Continue Super Size Me

On Tuesday and Thursday (Oct 23 & 25), students first took the unit test on Nutrition. Then the class watched the rest of “Super Size Me”. If time permitted, students wrote answers to the ‘Post-Viewing Questions‘ and students addressed these … Continue reading

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Super Size Me

On Friday and Monday (Oct 19 & 22) we began with a Pre-viewing Discussion before starting to watch Super Size Me. Students then watched the first 70 minutes of the film, keeping in mind the Post Reflection Questions.

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Lesson on Nutrition Facts Label

To reinforce the message that daily physical activity is also essential for one’s health and wellness, we watched the RSAnimate video “23 1/2 hours“. Students then reflected in writing on Four Questions relating to nutrition fact labels. Ms. Lockwood presented a Sample … Continue reading

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Lunch Menu Analysis

The lesson on Monday and Tuesday (Oct 15 & 16) began with a pair-share activity thinking about the different factors that influence a person’s food choices. Then students took time to read through the  EXPLANATION AND EVIDENCE for why nutritionists at … Continue reading

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Health Eating Pyramid Lesson

On Thurs and Fri (Oct 11&12) we began class with a nutrient match up game to reinforce the concepts that a person can get specific nutrients from multiple sources and that in order to get all the nutrients one needs … Continue reading

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Intro to Nutrition Lesson

The lesson on Tuesday and Weds (Oct 9 & 10) began with students working in pairs on an eating disorders quiz to help distill and clarify their understanding of what an eating disorder is (or can be) and isn’t. Next, … Continue reading

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Lesson on Eating Disorders

On Thursday and Friday (Oct 4 & 5) the lesson explored the topic of eating disorders. Students first reflected on their knowledge, opinions, and curiosity about eating disorder by completing KOW exercise. Then we watched the NOVA film ‘Dying to … Continue reading

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Lesson on Depression

The lesson for class on Weds and Thurs (Oct 3 & 4) started with students watching a short video on depression by the American Foundation for the Prevention of Suicide: Clip 1      Clip 2     Clip 3 … Continue reading

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