ERIC Number: ED212592
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Nutrition Education Today. A Curriculum Development Project.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.; Fresno City Unified School District, CA.
Nutrition Education Today is a state-funded curriculum project that addresses the behavioral aspects of nutrition as well as the nutritional knowledge of secondary school students in California. The curriculum design for the Nutrition Education Today project is a result of the efforts of a statewide task force of specialists in the area of nutrition. This publication provides the generalizations on which teaching modules on nutrition and food use are currently being developed and field tested by consumer and homemaking education instructors from six high schools and one continuation high school in California. Upon validation, these teaching modules will be published and disseminated. The generalizations are broad summary statements that can serve as a stimulus to ideas. The curriculum topic areas are: (1) food habits and choices; (2) consumer competencies; (3) physical fitness and food; (4) nutrition and life processes; and (5) careers in foods and nutrition. A section is included listing food use resource materials and suggested resources for information on nutrition. (JD)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Patterns, Consumer Education, Curriculum Development, Dietetics, Drug Abuse, Eating Habits, Employment Opportunities, Food Service, Foods Instruction, Health Materials, High Schools, Nutrition Instruction, Physical Fitness
Publications Sales, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95802 ($2.50).
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.; Fresno City Unified School District, CA.