Have you ever wondered if all that smartphone scrolling, snapping, and texting affects your brain? Scientists do, and they’re looking to find out if “screen time”—time spent looking at smartphones, computers, and television screens—changes the developing brain.
All parents hope to be role models for their kids – but when it comes to media habits, kids are paying attention to how mom and dad use media and the habits they’re picking up from you aren’t always good!
In this video, Move It!, cast members learn the importance of reading nutrition labels and what parts are most significant. Focusing on the serving size and calories, Pat Mizerak, a registered dietician United Health Services, teaches the pair to not only look at the calories because the serving size could be much higher than 1 which would result in a higher calorie intake. They also discuss how many calories a person should consume a day which is dependent on one’s age, gender and build.
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
This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.
This learning activity from Wonderopolis combines interactive resources to answer these questions:
A combination of interactive text, audio, video, vocabulary, checks for understanding, and extension activities explain the big ideas of BMI. This resource provides an easy to understand explanation supporting the importance of making responsible personal health decisions.