Monthly Archives: March 2013

Test Prep & Super Size Me

On Monday and Tuesday (April 1 & April 2), class began by watching “What 2000 Calories Looks Like”. Students then worked in pairs on a Nutrition REVIEW Activity for the nutrition test. The class then watched the next segment of the … Continue reading

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Influences/Barriers & Super Size Me

On Wednesday and Thursday (March 20 & 21) we began with students identifying the most positive INFLUENCE on their food choices in general (considering nutrient content alone) and the biggest BARRIER to healthy eating habits. Next student responded some a Pre-viewing … Continue reading

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Lunch Menu Analysis

The lesson on Monday and Tuesday (March 18 & 19) began with an animated video that exposes the dangers of a high sugar diet. Then students took time to read through the  EXPLANATION AND EVIDENCE for why nutritionists at Harvard designed the healthy eating … Continue reading

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Lesson on Nutrition Facts Label

Class on Tuesday and Wednesday (March 12 & 13) began with students down loading to their iPads the free app called MyFood. Students then responded to Four Questions relating to nutrition fact labels. Ms. Lockwood presented a Sample nutrition facts label and helped to clarify … Continue reading

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Health Eating Pyramid Lesson

On Friday and Monday (March 8&11) class began with students brainstorming factors that influence food choices (either positively or negatively). We read through ADDITIONAL INFORMATION about nutrients and other substances in foods. To learn more, read about the dangers of trans … Continue reading

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Intro to Nutrition Unit

The lesson on Tuesday and Thurs(March 5 & 7) began with students watching an Animaniac song called “Be Careful What You Eat“. Students then responded in writing to the Essential Questions for the nutrition unit. Ms. Lockwood introduced the Six Basic Classes … Continue reading

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