Nutrition: Science Trek

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Nutrition: Science Trek


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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.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: K
K.1.2) Identify healthy food choices.

Example: MyPlate

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 1
1.7.1) Identify healthy practices and behaviors to maintain and improve personal health.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 3
3.1.2) Illustrate the link between the six main nutrients and being healthy.

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 4
4.7.1) Demonstrate a variety of healthy practices and behaviors to maintain and improve personal health.

Example: planning a daily menu based on the USDA food guidelines

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.6.1) Assess personal health practices.

Examples: food choices, physical activity, hygiene

Tags: healthy choices, healthy living, nutrition
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Author: Michelle Frye