ALEX Classroom Resource


Balanced Nutrition

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Balanced Nutrition


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Type: Audio/Video


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.

This alignment results from the ALEX Health/PE COS Resource Alignment Summit.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 6
6.1.3) Describe benefits of practicing healthy behaviors.

Examples: using household products only for intended purposes, dietary choices, physical activity, drinking plenty of water

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

Examples: food choices, physical activity, hygiene

Tags: active lifestyle, balance, balanced diet, exercise, health and wellness, health promotion, physical wellness, wellness
License Type: Attribution Non-Commercial No Derivatives
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Partnered Event: Health/PE COS Summit

This video from the "Ready to Learn Initiative 2015-2020" provides visual and auditory support for lessons specific to students' food and dietary choices. A balanced lifestyle makes room for the exercise, nutrition, and sleep that keep our minds sharp and our bodies strong. This video applies the basic science of balance to nutritional choices of a homemade meal. Activities such as analyzing recipes for healthy substitutes or comparing food choices for the healthiest option could follow this video. 

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Author: Andrea Rains
The event this resource created for:Health/PE COS Summit