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Using Food LabelsAdd to list Details
In this nutrition activity, learners explore food labels and consider the nutritional value of foods. Learners also explore units of measurement commonly used on food labels.
Experiment with Fat
In this nutrition/food science activity, learners conduct an experiment and record data to compare the amount of fat in different foods.
Nutritional ChallengesAdd to list Details
In this nutrition activity (page 26 of PDF), learners consider the nutritional needs of people with specific dietary requirements, such as athletes, persons with diabetes and vegetarians, and create a
Running on Empty
In this exercise and nutrition activity, learners will explore how food is the fuel that powers them. They will create a chart to figure out how many calories they burn during recess.
Energy SourcesAdd to list Details
In this activity about the relationship between food and energy (page 5 of PDF), learners conduct an experiment to compare how much energy is released as heat from two different foods.
In this health, cooking, and math activity, learners explore nutrition and examine nutrition labels.
Burn a Peanut
In this activity, learners burn a peanut, which produces a flame that can be used to boil away water and count the calories contained in the peanut.
Food for the BrainAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners dissect a piece of pizza to learn about nutrients important for health.
Servings and ChoicesAdd to list Details
In this nutrition activity (page 16 of PDF), learners document their individual eating habits and learn whether their eating patterns meet their needs.
Read the Label: Nutrition and Percentage
This activity combines learning about nutrition, math of measurement and proportion, and healthy eating. Start by distributing food packages with Nutrition Facts labeled.