This video segment from IdahoPTV's Science Trek demonstrates the path food takes in our body in order for us to absorb nutrients. The functions of the 6 nutrients of protein, carbohydrates, fat, vitamins, minerals and water are described with examples of each nutrient. This video can be played when teaching a lesson on nutrition and healthy foods.
Take a trip to the dentist in this video segment from IdahoPTV's Science Trek. Discover why different animals have different kinds of teeth and what kinds of teeth humans have. You'll be able to answer the questions: What are the parts of a tooth? What is a cavity and how can you keep your teeth and gums healthy.
Learn about the importance of eating healthy foods. In this video, a group of students present and explain the types of foods that are good for our bodies, the nutrients they provide, and how these benefit our bodies. They then explain what processed foods are, why some people like them, and why they are unhealthy.
This video helps people of all ages read nutrition labels correctly. Pat Mizerak registered dietician at United Health Services, points out important things on a label such as serving size and calories because the two directly affect each other. She also notes upon bad things we don’t want to see high numbers of such as saturated fat and sodium and the good things that we do want to see a lot of, such as calcium, vitamins A and C and iron.
In this media-rich activity from Cyberchase, students use math to investigate the components of a healthy, well-balanced meal. They use the My Plate food chart as a reference to learn the proper proportions of each of the five food groups and plan a well-balanced meal.
This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.
This resource explores the topic of physical wellness and how to maintain an active, balanced lifestyle. The six-part video series includes balance in the world around them, and how kids can start thinking about keeping a balanced diet and incorporating exercises in their lives. This particular video goes shopping with the chef Won Kim as he dishes on selecting affordable ingredients that can come together to make a complete, healthy meal.
The goal of this learning activity is to help your students expand their knowledge of physical activity beyond sports and help them identify non-competitive things they can do to improve their personal fitness levels or increase their activity levels such as walking the dog or taking out the trash.
In this blended lesson supporting literacy skills, students watch videos and complete interactive activities to learn how to use fractions to interpret food labels and make healthy eating choices. Students develop their literacy skills as they explore a mathematics focus on proportional reasoning. During this process, they read informational text, learn and practice vocabulary words, and explore content through videos and interactive activities