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The Energy Bar Project Part 1

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The Energy Bar Project Part 1


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The Health Teacher
Type: Lesson/Unit Plan


You see it all over the aisles of the grocery store…. “whole grain”, “gluten-free”, “non-GMO”. But how much weight do these health claims really carry?

That was the question my students set out to answer as they began a new project analyzing the health claims made on packaged foods.

Content Standard(s):
Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 7
7.2.3) Describe how the media can send mixed messages about health.

Examples: advertisements concerning tobacco, alcohol, and nutrition

Health Education
HE (2019)
Grade: 8
8.3.1) Analyze the validity of health claims made concerning health products and services.

Examples: use of herbal medicines, nutritional supplements, weight loss supplements, steroids use

Tags: advertisements, media, nutrition
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This unit plan can be extended into Part 2 which makes this unit be a 12 lesson unit plan.

The Energy Bar Project Part 2.

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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush
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