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Subject: Health (3), or Technology Education (3 - 5)
Title: What's On Your Plate?
Description: In today's fast food world, it can be hard to make healthy eating choices. In this lesson, students will learn how they can incorporate healthy eating habits in their daily routines.  They will use menus from local restaurant chains and evaluate which items are the healthiest according to what they have previously learned about  nutritional facts/information on-line.  They will then create a dietary journal on-line about their weekly dietary choices and share with their classmates.

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Title: Eat Right for a Healthy Life
Digital Tool: Educreations
Digital Tool Description: Educreations is an interactive whiteboard app that allows teachers to record their voice, handwriting, and diagrams. Students can create presentations and projects, as well as evaluate, analyze, and create. These lessons can be accessed on iPads and online. 

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Eat the Rainbow!
Eating the same old fruits and vegetables? This podcast shows a variety of fruits and vegetables from which to choose.

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Don't play with your food, Eat it!
Can you name the four main food groups? In this podcast, students will not only name them, but explain them in detail. The groups are divided up, and students will share important facts about each. There is also a short quiz at the end. We hope you enjoy learning about the four main food groups! 

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Healthy Habits
This podcast identifies seven healthy ways that young and old can stay healthy and fit.  It explains why we should eat breakfast, exercise, and drink milk just to name a few.  This was designed as a quick way to explain to kids that it is easy to get and stay fit by following seven habits.  It is a easy and fun way to help students and adults change their lives to be healthier.