ERIC Number: ED273587
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979
Reference Count: 0
Nutrition Education, Manual for Teachers. Health Education, Physical Dimension of Health.
New York State Education Dept., Albany.
This manual aims to provide teachers with nutrition information and guidance to facilitate nutrition learning experiences for chidren and youth. Parts one through four of the manual provide teachers of primary grades, intermediate grades, and junior and senior high school with an overview of nutrition education, the goals that teachers should strive to achieve, and basic nutrition concepts and understandings that the learners should develop. Part five, "Essential Nutrition Information," provides teachers with the basic nutrition facts the teacher needs to teach effectively and to deal with the questions that the learners are likely to ask. The appendixes provide a listing of sources of books and other literature, and learning/teaching aids that the teacher will find useful for detailed discussions about the ideas presented in the manual. A list of common misconceptions about food is included. (JD)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York State Education Dept., Albany.
Note: For related health education manuals, see ED 206 596; ED 206 599; ED 191 846.