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You Are What You Eat
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In this lesson, students evaluate their eating habits, focusing on the ways in which one assesses whether or not his or her diet is nutritious. Students work in small groups to design a menu for a healthy lunch and write a paragraph justifying their choices. For homework, students maintain a food diary over the course of a week and write a reflective essay discussing their food intake and proposing ways to make their diet healthier

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Too Much of a Sweet Thing
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Students will examine the growing prevalence of processed sugar in the American diet, first through a demonstration that makes graphically clear the amount of sugar an average boy and girl consumes on a daily basis. They then will explore the issue in greater depth through the featured article. Finally, student teams will devise illustrated posters for a Sweet Health campaign, aimed at persuading other children and parents of the potential dangers of processed sugar over-consumption and the value of healthy eating alternatives.

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Sugar-Coating the Facts
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In this lesson, students explore the food industry's influence on American children's nutritional habits and analyze the nutrition charts found on food packaging. They then synthesize their knowledge by designing "warning labels" to be placed on products that are targeted to children to better represent the contents' nutritional value.

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Make It True
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Students learn about the dangers of smoking.

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Tobacco vs. Kids
http://tobaccofreeki...
This site offers information about the dangers of tobacco and the effect it has on our nations youth. Provides resources that can be used in the classroom for instruction about tobacco use.

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Open Heart Transplant
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This website allows students to interact to perform operation Heart Transplant. The site takes students step-by-step through the procedure to use the appropriate surgery utensils. The Adobe Shockplayer free download is required.

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