Monthly Archives: March 2014

Lesson on Nutrition Facts Labels

Class on Friday and Monday (March 28 & 31) began with students down loading to their iPads the free app called Foodle from Self Service. Students then responded to Four Questions relating to nutrition fact labels. Ms. Lockwood presented a Sample nutrition facts label and helped to … Continue reading

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Lunch Menu Analysis Lesson

The lesson on Wednesday and Thursday (March 26 & 27) began with an animated video/PSA that exposes the dangers of a high sugar diet. Then students worked in pairs to ANALYZE the MS Cafeteria Lunch Menu for this week, mapping out the food items according to the … Continue reading

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Lesson on Healthy Eating Pyramid

On Monday & Tues (March 24 & 25) class began with watching a video explaining how several species of insects are super foods. Students then worked in small groups to explain one of the criteria that qualifies a food as ‘super’ … Continue reading

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Playing the Brain Game

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Intro to Nutrition Lesson 2

A persuasive reminder – Boys and Girls Can!On Thursday and Friday (March 13 & 14) students first brainstormed factors that influence food choices (either positively or negatively) and then shared these out with the class. Next, students completed a PRE-REFLECTION about … Continue reading

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Intro to Nutrition

The lesson on Monday and Tues (March 10 & 11) began with students watching an Animaniac song called “Be Careful What You Eat“. Students then responded in writing to three prompts relating the topic of nutrients (document shared in google drive health … Continue reading

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Mental Disorders Wrap-up

On Thursday and Friday (March 6 & 7), we wrapped up the mental illness unit with the following activities: 1. Students divided into 3 teams and played the Brain Game. 2. We watched an episode of the Ellen Show that … Continue reading

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Lesson 3 on Body Image, Media, and Gender

The lesson on Tuesday and Weds (March 4 & 5) began with students watching three video clips  as an extension to our lesson on body image, gender, and the media: Lupita Nyongo’s speech on beauty, the trailer for The Mask You … Continue reading

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