ERIC Number: ED229376
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
Reference Count: 0
Nutrition Super Stars [5th and 6th Grades].
Houtkooper, Linda; And Others
This nutrition and physical fitness curriculum kit provides a means for students, teachers, parents, and school health and food service staff to learn about the nutritional value of food and the relationship of food and physical fitness to growth, development, and health; develop food and activity habits which promote good health; and share this knowledge with family members and the community. Fifth and sixth grade class plans for nutrition instruction identify objectives for the lesson, list instructional aids, outline learning activities, and offer pertinent explanatory information on the lesson topic. Topics covered include: (1) cells and energy nutrients; (2) body composition; (3) food-energy measurement, and structural and regulatory nutrients; (4) nutrient identification, and vitamin, and mineral review; (5) metabolism and digestion; (6) body types; (7) nutrition status assessment; (8) factors which influence eating habits; (9) environmental foodways; (10) food labeling and advertising; (11) fueling body cells, pulse rate, and exercise; (12) physical fitness; (13) personal fitness test; (14) personal fitness; (15) dental health, snacks, and calories; (16) nutrient density; (17) goals for healthful eating, and school lunch; (18) nutrition-fitness case studies; and (19) nutrition information evaluation. Testing materials are included as well as selected references and instructional aids. Spirit master originals are provided for classroom use. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Department of Agriculture, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix.; Arizona Univ., Tucson. Dept. of Nutrition and Food Service.
Note: Distributed by the Nutrition Education and Training Program of the Arizona State Department of Education, Phoenix AZ. For a related document, see SP 022 269.