ʻĀINA Nutrition Education Grade 6 Unit Overview

ʻĀINA Nutrition Education Grade 6 Unit Overview This document offers an at-a-glance summary of all eight Nutrition Education lessons, including suggested delivery schedule, key concepts, academic standards, lesson activities, and snacks for each lesson. The overview also includes publishing information and acknowledgements of the individuals and organizations who developed the lessons. Key Concepts:Eating foods that are close to the source, protective foods with vitamins, minerals, and fiber, energy foods with whole grains, body-building foods with protein and calcium, brain foods with high quality fats, caution foods that are high in sugar, fat, and salt, evaluating foods by reading food labels and finding “red flag” ingredients, and considering the environmental impacts of our food choices. Please review the ʻĀINA In Schools Curriculum Overview for information on how this unit fits into the broader K-6 ʻĀINA Curriculum. There is no cost to download and use Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation lesson plans, but we do ask that you register via the form provided in the download link below. This helps us to track how our lessons are being used and how many students we are reaching. Attention Hawaiʻi Educators: If you will be using all 8 Nutrition Education lessons with your students, you may be eligible for a Kōkua Hawaiʻi Foundation Mini-Grant to support the purchase of lesson supplies or materials.

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