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Learning about Carbohydrates

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Learning about Carbohydrates


Content Source:

Kid's Health
Type: Informational Material


This resource describes and discusses carbohydrates. Written in student-friendly language, this resource could be used for assigned reading or as part of student-led research. Additionally, links to other relevant material and resources are included. 

Content Standard(s):
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: 3
3.5.1) Discuss the consequences of possible choices when making a health decision.

Examples: healthy snack vs. junk food, outdoor activity vs. video games, active vs. sedentary, implications of not following established rules

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: 5
5.1.2) Utilize information on various food labels to determine nutritional value.

Tags: carbohydrates, food, healthy choices, meal planning, nutrition
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Partnered Event: ALEX Resource Development Summit
AccessibilityVideo resources: includes closed captioning or subtitles
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Author: Ginger Aaron-Brush
The event this resource created for:ALEX Resource Development Summit