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Nutrition & Fitness: Grades 4-6

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Join Zelda and our health educator Clarence as they teach students about nutrition at the Susan P. Byrnes Health Education Center. Using engaging activities and critical-thinking questions, this video along with the accompanying lesson plan will encourage 4th, 5th and 6th graders to make healthy choices.To learn more about eating healthy foods and keeping the body healthy, try our other activities in the Food and Fitness Field Day eLearning Kit© on LearntobeHealthy.org. (Video running time 13:19)

Delivery Method:
Instructor-led
Small groups

Learning Objectives:
Students will be able to:
1. Explain the importance of good nutrition.
2. Verbalize the difference between healthy and unhealthy calories.
3. Make healthy food choices based on the nutrient content of food.
4. List each of the nutrients and how they benefit the body.
5. Describe how cholesterol can affect a person’s health.

Educational Standards:
Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state’s standards:
www.learntobehealthy.org/parents-teachers/educational-materials/state-standards/

Supporting Materials

  • Lesson Plan
  • Worksheet
  • Answer Key
  • Activity Script

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Disclaimer: To continue to provide our members with the most current and valid health information possible, the LearntobeHealthy team has updated our nutrition education materials to reflect the new food icon, MyPlate. Read More

In some instances you may still find references to MyPyramid, as both MyPyramid and MyPlate are illustrations that are based on the same food groups and recommendations about what and how much to eat. Please visit ChooseMyPlate.gov for more information.