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Nutrition & Fitness

Experience the importance of regular physical activity and eating healthy to keep your body healthy. The cross-curricular activities below are sure to engage your students and help them make healthy lifestyle choices.

  • Pretest

    This is an independent activity testing your knowledge of nutrition and physical activity. You will maneuver through the Pretest to answer multiple-choice and true/false questions.

    Delivery Methods:
    • Instructor-Led
    • Individual

    Educational Standards: Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state standards: View EdGate Standards

  • My World Scavenger Hunt

    As you begin to learn more about nutrition and fitness, and just how it affects your body and mind, it can be helpful for you to know that resources are available in their worlds – that is, at school, at home, and in your communities. You will participate in pairs or small teams to hunt for these resources, all the while competing to be the My World Scavenger Hunt champion.

    Delivery Methods:
    • Instructor-Led
    • Individual Pairs
    • Small Groups

    Educational Standards: Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state standards: View EdGate Standards

  • Track That

    Turn on the tunes and get on track to a healthy lifestyle. In this interactive activity, you will track your daily nutrition, physical activity and overall mood in your very own Health Log.

    Delivery Methods:
    • Individual

    Educational Standards: Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state standards: View EdGate Standards

  • Exercise: What's the Big Deal?

    Get ready to be in control (of your health)! In this animated activity, where teens are talking to teens, you will hear first hand just how important the lifestyle choices that you make are and how they impact your body. Keisha, your guide throughout the activity, will explore the many benefits of exercise, including how it makes us look and feel better. Stick with her as she combats the common obstacles many face when beginning an exercise routine, while showing us how to stay motivated.

    Delivery Methods:
    • Instructor-Led
    • Individual
    • Small Groups

    Educational Standards: Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state standards: View EdGate Standards

  • You Are What You Eat, Right? WebQuest

    This is an independent activity focusing on reading food labels for nutritional facts, lack of nutrition in fast food, importance of water intake, portion distortion and healthy snacking. You will link to various websites to gather information. After finding the necessary details within each website, you will write your answers on the worksheet provided.

    Delivery Methods:
    • Individual

    Educational Standards: Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state standards: View EdGate Standards

  • CFI: Calories, Fat & More Investigation

    Nothing to eat in the fridge? Get ready to head to the grocery store… we’re going shopping! You will go on a virtual shopping trip at the grocery store to buy ingredients for the lunch of your choice. You will investigate Nutrition Facts labels in search of the healthiest ingredients. As you make your selections, pop ups and other facts will be revealed to help you make healthy choices. After lunch is prepped, the activity will wrap up with an analysis of the calories, fat, sodium and sugar in the lunch you chose.

    Delivery Methods:
    • Instructor-Led
    • Individual
    • Small Groups

    Educational Standards: Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state standards: View EdGate Standards

  • CFI: The Final Chapter

    To be healthy, or not to be? Now that you are familiar with Nutrition Facts labels, put your knowledge to the test with this investigation activity. You will be given the nutritional information for two foods on generic Nutrition Facts labels. You are to decide which food is the healthiest based solely on the information provided.

    Delivery Methods:
    • Instructor-Led
    • Individual
    • Small Groups

    Educational Standards: Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state standards: View EdGate Standards

  • What's Your Deal?

    This Jeopardy-style review game puts you to the challenge by reviewing all of the concepts covered in the Fuel Your Performance eLearning Kit©. Teen guide Jason will introduce the game and all three contestants to you before you begin playing.

    Delivery Methods:
    • Instructor-Led
    • Small Groups

    Educational Standards: Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state standards: View EdGate Standards

  • Keep It Moving

    Teen’s lives are often so busy with school, a part-time job, hanging out with friends, responsibilities at home and the list goes on and on. With such busy schedules, it can be difficult to find time to exercise. Keep it Moving encourages you to get moving! With teen host Michelle’s guidance, and stick figure animations to demonstrate the exercises, you will be engaged in exercise in this interactive activity. Remember, exercising isn’t just for the gym; it can be done almost anywhere and anytime.

    Delivery Methods:
    • Instructor-Led
    • Individual
    • Small Groups

    Educational Standards: Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state standards: View EdGate Standards

  • Posttest

    This is an independent activity testing your knowledge of nutrition and physical activity. You will maneuver through the Posttest to answer multiple-choice and true/false questions.

    Delivery Methods:
    • Instructor-Led
    • Individual

    Educational Standards: Click here to view how this activity aligns with your state standards: View EdGate Standards

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